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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by RockDoctor » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:00 am

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A New Hope came out in 1977, and Raiders of the Lost Ark came out in 1981.
Both of those have had multiple re-masterings in years since (haven't they? not really parts of my hagiography) each of which introduces more opportunities for mischievous digital artistes to do naughty things. The next (?) time someone re-makes the Blue Dahlia, I bet that someone is going to be wearing Monica Lewinski's little blue number, complete with ... additions.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:10 am

yes there was an anniversary version of star wars ( i refuse to ruin it with the shitty new name tacked on recently) where they went back and added a lot more CGI to the original. i have both the original and the anniversary versions on VHS..
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:40 am

Ah, OK then - the Ark of the Covenant in the Imperial trash compactor sweeps the pot! ffutures is up next.

Other crossovers could include the TARDIS easter egg in Fallout. There was also an eight-issue comic series called Assimilation2, which was a Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who crossover. And there was the glorious lunacy of Ensign Sue Must Die

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by ffutures » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:52 pm

Actually I wasn't offering the "Indiana Jones in Star Wars" thing as an entry because I only know about it because I looked up the "Star Wars in Indiana Jones" thing, and assumed that it would be excluded by the rules.

Also it looks like I read it wrong - it's in The Empire Strikes Back, not A New Hope, the box from the Ark is in the incinerator room in cloud city. Still a year or so before Raiders was released, but it's more plausible that it was there from the start.

https://gizmodo.com/the-hidden-easter-e ... 1446924666

I think that someone else should have the final one of this round anyway.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:56 pm

Ah! OK then … next crossover example wins!

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:12 am

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:44 am

spud42 wrote:
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https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Red_Dwar ... (TV_story)

does this count?
Yup – that'll do it! Over to you for the next question …

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by ffutures » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:13 pm

spud42 wrote:
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https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Red_Dwar ... (TV_story)

does this count?
Just found the clip for that

https://youtu.be/cWA7rgCMGrA

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:48 am

ok, that took a while to come up with an idea...

name 5 games from 5 different sci fi universes.
the games have to be unique to that universe so common games like chess and poker or dice (craps) dont count.
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Disembodied » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:38 am

Azad, from Iain M. Banks's The Player of Games (see azadthegame.com for a somewhat quixotic attempt to make a playable version)

Shuggy, from Judge Dredd

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Grindalf » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:47 am

Parrises squares from the star trek universe

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:51 pm

Damage?

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by spud42 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:02 pm

ok so Azad,Shuggy and Parrises squares all count so that 3 of 5.

Mr Cody please explain?? damage?
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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Commander_X » Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:14 pm

spud42 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:02 pm
ok so Azad,Shuggy and Parrises squares all count so that 3 of 5.

Mr Cody please explain?? damage?
... let me play Cody's advocate :D
Damage is the game in Iain M. Banks' "Consider Phlebas" novel. Simply described "Damage—the game banned everywhere."
I guess due to Azad's presence this doesn't count, though.

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Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Post by Cody » Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:23 pm

Oops! Forgot the 'one per universe' rule. Thanks, CX!

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