ThisIsFractopia.com is the home base of the Fractopia Podcast: forecasting the facts of tomorrow through the fiction of today. In this series, AIP founder Tod Foley examines current trends and developments in technology and science fiction, in order to create realistic visions of our potential tomorrow. Readers and writers of near-future science fiction will find
BOGG is now available in PDF format: The latest system-agnostic setting for science fiction RPGs from As If Productions. http://www.rpgnow.com/product/244325/Bogg http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/244325/Bogg A far-flung world for your science fiction or alternity roleplaying sessions, suitable for one-shot adventures or extended campaigns. OVERVIEW: In the late 23rd century, the planet Bogg was discovered quite by accident when a
I was recently interviewed by Tamra Lucid of Reality Sandwich, for a piece entitled “Gaming the Future.” We talked about the #UbiquiCity project, social media, collaborative design and worldbuilding, Patreon, Fictioneers.net and 3string guitars. Check it out at the link below! http://realitysandwich.com/322817/gaming-the-near-future-an-interview-with-rpg-creator-tod-foley/
As If Productions is currently seeking short story writers for a science-fiction/near-future anthology: the second book in the UbiquiCity series. All stories take place within a “Smart City” of the first world 100 years in the future, where ubiquitous computing and augmented reality have become commonplace. Details: This is a guided collaborative project. Authors will
On March 12th 2017, I ran a game of DayTrippers entitled “Dream Job” for the Legends of Tabletop crew. In this 3+ hour game, characters played by John Haremza, Vincent LaRosa and Jesse Pyne entered one of our strangest scenarios yet: an unstable Dream World that reaches into your head and toys with your emotions.
Other Borders is a modern-day game of drugs, money and magic in the American southwest. Written by Tod Foley and based on DramaSystem by Robin Laws, this standalone edition contains all you need to play (except 2 standard dice). Available in Paperback or Kindle format.
Nine authors collaborated to envision a western Smart City 100 years in the future, extrapolating from modern trends such as ubiquitous computing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, biotech, anti-aging and green technologies – alongside corporate governance and social upheaval. “UbiquiCity” is a work of interwoven fiction that might turn out to be all too real. Available
You’ve been through SlipSpace and returned to tell the tale. Let ’em know. Check out the new DayTrippers merchandise at Zazzle! DayTrippers Flexi-Magnet DayTrippers iPhone 7 Tough Phone Case DayTrippers Gel Mousepad DayTrippers 11oz Mug DayTrippers Hooded Sweatshirt DayTrippers Womens Jersey T-Shirt DayTrippers Mens Basic T-Shirt DayTrippers Flat Mousepad DayTrippers Gear Stickers DayTrippers Wall Clock
The human body requires roughly 1 liter of water a day to survive. The average person can survive three to five days without water. Our heroes, of course, are not average people, but we don’t want to throw all verisimilitude out the window. Therefore I propose for your consideration: DYING OF THIRST RULES For each
That’s what I get for not paying attention! I’ve always preferred RPGnow to DriveThruRPG. I know they’re the exact same content of course, I just like the color scheme better. But it was called to my attention today that there is one significant difference, and that’s the Sales Metal/Medals. Turns out that your medals are