The latest web-based release from As If Productions, 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 much to think about in these topical episodes and exclusive interviews.
"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 editions.
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 in softcover and electronic formats: Amazon - Paperback or Kindle Barnes & Noble - Paperback or Nook DrivethruFiction - Paperback or PDF RPGnow - Paperback or PDF SmashWords - Paperback, ePub or MOBI
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