Some trailers I've seen recently, and my thoughts on them. (Links are
To the Castle Tap for more games. Images follow:
2013 non-fiction, an informal history of the rise and fall (sorry) of
the man-carrying balloon.
2015 science fiction, manga adaptation, 13 episodes:
The Giftia androids look and act like humans, but they have a limited
lifespan: 81,920 hours. After that, they need to be retrieved and shut
down before bad things happen. Mizugaki Tsukasa goes to work for
Terminal Services, and is partnered with the Giftia called Isla…
1963 children's SF. Naill Renfro sells himself into servitude to get
drugs to make his mother's dying easier. After that, things improve
slightly. Well, they'd have to, wouldn't they?
X-Wing at Wycombe Warband, after another
long gap. With images;
1984 mystery; sixth in Muller's series about Sharon McCone, private
investigator in San Francisco, and at the same time fourteenth in
Pronzini's "Nameless Detective" private eye series. Both detectives
are at a convention of private eyes in San Diego, McCone also visiting
her family and an old friend who's now head of hotel security. But
then the dying starts.
One Night Revolution,
by Ted Alspach after Akihisa Okui, is a game of hidden identities,
deduction and deception for 3-10 players.
1961 children's SF. Troy Horan was thrown off his planet during the
big war. Now he lives hand-to-mouth in the Dipple. But a casual job
with an importer of exotic pets leads to unexpected intrigue and
Pyramid is the monthly GURPS supplement containing short articles with
a loose linking theme. This time it's a collection of unusual ways of
looking at things.