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Playing Cool Games with Funko, The Adventure Zone, and More in Tabletop News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about tabletop and roleplaying games. Gen Con 2019 brought us a bunch of exciting announcements for new and upcoming releases. We couldn’t possibly get through all of them, but here are some highlights!Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Watch the Birth of Galaxies in an Exclusive Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 VFX Reel

Season two of Star Trek: Discovery embraced the more fun side of the franchise, but still kept things action-packed and intense. That means a lot of cool explosions, larger-than-life galaxies, and scores of flying ships. This exclusive behind-the-scenes video shows how VFX studio Pixomondo created some of the biggest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Watch the Birth of Galaxies in an Exclusive Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 VFX Reel

Season two of Star Trek: Discovery embraced the more fun side of the franchise, but still kept things action-packed and intense. That means a lot of cool explosions, larger-than-life galaxies, and scores of flying ships. This exclusive behind-the-scenes video shows how VFX studio Pixomondo created some of the biggest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Watch the Birth of Galaxies in an Exclusive Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 VFX Reel

Season two of Star Trek: Discovery embraced the more fun side of the franchise, but still kept things action-packed and intense. That means a lot of cool explosions, larger-than-life galaxies, and scores of flying ships. This exclusive behind-the-scenes video shows how VFX studio Pixomondo created some of the biggest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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My New Wife

I have some very important news. I have a wife. It is Captain Kathryn Janeway, Pirate Queen of the Quadrant. She is not the Janeway you know, a tiny scientist cast-off to a faraway galaxy and slowly driven insane by the task set before her: Trying to unite her crew and make her way home. […]

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Why We Will Always Love the Humble Heroism of Captain Picard

“It’s for the children…I’m a role model,” Jean-Luc Picard awkwardly jokes when a Starfleet Admiral hailing the Enterprise notices the rainbow-colored “Captain Picard Day” banner in the background of their communique in “The Pegasus.” Twenty-four years after he first said it, it’s not just the kids aboard the …Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Staircases in Space: Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible?

Space, as we all know, is the final frontier. It’s the star-spangled playground in which our imaginations run amok, and the setting for stories that made us fall in love with sci-fi. Some of us spent hours pretending we were the Doctor’s companions, helping him find Gallifrey from the TARDIS. Some of us imagined the […]

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5 Great Tabletop Games and RPGs for When It’s Too Damn Hot Outside

Calling out around the world, are you ready to camp your butt next to an air conditioner? Because summer’s here and the time is right for staying the hell away from all outdoor activities. As summer temperatures continue to break records and raise sea levels, I highly suggest keeping it cool and pull out some […]

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We Just Got A Good Star Trek: The Next Generation Video Game

This week Star Trek: Bridge Crew got a big expansion called The Next Generation DLC. As a diehard TNG fan, I love it. The base game did a good job simulating the duties associated with serving on a starship in the Trek universe, and The Next Generation DLC adds a few improvements.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What It’s Like Auditioning To Be Star Trek’s Newest Composer

This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, I talked with composer Austin Wintory (Journey, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate) about what it was like auditioning to be the composer for Star Trek: Discovery, and why he’s glad he did it even though he didn’t get the gig.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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To Boldly Stay: How Deep Space Nine Upended Star Trek by Exposing Utopia’s Dark Side

If you could condense Star Trek into one core principle, you’d probably choose “to boldly go,” the grand quest that has been the mandate of all Star Trek TV shows—except one. Riding the warp-trail of the groundbreaking Next Generation, Deep Space Nine first premiered 25 years ago, and the new show chose not to boldly…Read […]

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Everything We Know About the Timeline of Star Trek’s Mirror Universe

Star Trek’s Mirror Universe is one of—hell, the—most famous parallel universes in science fiction history. In fact, it almost has a timeline of its own as rich as the prime reality of Trek itself. So if you’ve been confused by all the Mirror-verse happenings in Discovery—and why wouldn’t you be?—we’re here to help…Read more… Continue […]

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This Is The Desktop PC The Borg Would Use, Probably

The visual style of the Borg in Star Trek—with its protruding cables, dark metals, and monolithic sameness—is unmistakable, and has become, since the collective’s introduction in Star Trek: The Next Generation, iconic science fiction. They’re cool villains, and now you can merge your own technological uniqueness with…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Use For Microsoft’s HoloLens Is Playing a Star Trek: TNG Game That Nearly Killed the Crew

When you think about the early days of virtual reality, you either think of the movie The Lawnmower Man, or that episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation where the crew gets addicted to an augmented reality game that almost kills everyone. Which, by the way, you can now play on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset.Read […]

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