Legends of Tomorrow: A Study for Creating Consequences in an Optimistic, Feel-Good Show

A woman wielding batons is flanked by a man flying by shooting fire from his hands, another holding a gun, a third holding a gun that shoots flames, and a fourth reaching with his hand out.
Image: CW via Den of Geek 

Genre: Superhero/Sci-fi

Synopsis: A ragtag bunch of time travelers are all that’s left to defend the integrity of the time stream. Which would be easier, if they could agree on whether or not it should be protected. Continue reading “Legends of Tomorrow: A Study for Creating Consequences in an Optimistic, Feel-Good Show”

Advertisements

Sunless Sea: Captain a Ship and Explore the Dark Expanse of the Unterzee

A buoy with a light at the top, floating on an evening sea. Words read
Image: Failbetter Games via Steam

Genre: Steampunk roguelike/choose-your-own-adventure?

Synopsis: You are a captain who sails through an underground sea, always returning to your home port of Fallen London. In pursuing your chosen ambition–such as wealth, immortality, or finding your father’s bones–you will encounter a variety of unconventional characters and bizarre situations. And you will have to choose how to deal with them. Do you agree to take the undead Tomb Colonist passengers on a tour of adventure to distract them from their final death? Protect them while they’re in your charge? Or sell them to a colony of giant spiders for profit? Continue reading “Sunless Sea: Captain a Ship and Explore the Dark Expanse of the Unterzee”

Wonder Woman: Refreshing and Emotionally Powerful

Wonder Woman stands on a battlefield, deflecting a bullet with her gauntlet.
Image: Warner Bros via Wikipedia

Genre: Superhero

Synopsis: Diana has grown up in a land of Amazons, isolated from the rest of the world. They are the keepers of a weapon that can defeat Ares, the god of War, waiting for the time when he returns to wreck chaos and slaughter. Then World War I intrudes onto her island, and Diana takes this as a sign that Ares had arrived. She sets off on a mission to kill him, believing that without him, the war would end and the world would know peace. Continue reading “Wonder Woman: Refreshing and Emotionally Powerful”