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by Commander_X
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke and the cover of Houses of the Holy?

It seems the cover design team also worked with Pink Floyd, T. Rex, and ELO (from this article in Rolling Stone)
by Commander_X
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Windows User Migrating to Linux?
Replies: 9
Views: 1307

Re: Windows User Migrating to Linux?

If not for the games, I'd have "defected" a very long time ago. Nowadays the perspective for the gamers on Linux seems to get wider (besides the native games), with Valve's Proton, Lutris (both Wine based initiatives), and GPU pass-through solution (QEMU VM based). In my case the first two would be ...
by Commander_X
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Closed to "military sci-fi" subject, the Valor series by Tanya Huff: Valor's Choice, The Better Part of Valor, The Heart of Valor, Valor's Trial, The Truth of Valor.
by Commander_X
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Poul Anderson's Time Patrol series.[...] Poul Anderson's Time Patrol -- cake's icing -- here's the teaspoon, ffutures! [...] I've actually got a copy of the Ringworld RPG - it's pretty much unplayable, at least from the GM's point of view. Characters are hundreds of years old with ridiculous skill ...
by Commander_X
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

spud42 wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:38 am
Larry Niven Ringworld series....
It seems a game was already made for it ... sorry!
by Commander_X
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Good oodvertising so far -- 4 good, one to go -- waiting for the icing :)
by Commander_X
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Commander_X supplied answer number 5, so he's up to bat. Or bowl, or pitch … Commander_X asks the next question, basically! Thank you for the notice! I'm not sure to what extent the time zones of the server by one side, and of the various clients on the other one, don't contribute to this confusion...
by Commander_X
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Farscape's first manifestation of the "wormhole weapon" (Season 3 Episode 15 - Infinite Possibilities Part 2).
by Commander_X
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

(that) Portal - check Other titles I would've expected: (in the same line with Wing Commander) Privateer, StarCraft (there is a very nice story line along the monotonous real time strategy), Freelancer (yup, Chris Roberts again), Lost Planet. I guess even HomeWorld can be said to have a quite well d...
by Commander_X
Fri May 31, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

<mounted police officer outside> No comment! <followed by "I think this is a song of hope" on stage :) >
by Commander_X
Fri May 31, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Grindalf wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 10:22 pm
Wing Commander
Wing Commander - check (of course :D )
by Commander_X
Thu May 30, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Asteroids - not check (and by naming, I'll try to prevent the "make your own story" types of Elite/Oolite/Elite: Dangerous/No Man's Sky)
Space Quest - check
Mass Effect - check
Fallout - check
by Commander_X
Wed May 29, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Simple and hopefully quick set of 5: name 5 sci-fi computer(or console) games/game universes you consider had and implemented good story lines.
by Commander_X
Wed May 29, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Capital Eos of planet Aurora orbiting the star Tau Ceti in The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov?
by Commander_X
Mon May 13, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639129

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Serenity from Firefly (series) / Serenity (movie) ?