The future lingua franca of humanity has been lost to the mists of time and the march of entropy. Can you find the fragments of the last touchstone before it is gone forever?
Travelers exchange stories of adventure and serendipity, each one merging into the other.
And with thanks to our Audient for their contributions;
Kedamono weaves a story of a mysterious oasis and the stiff upper lips of the daring explorers who seek its elusive secrets!
Burning pitches a tale of a plucky band of assistants to a two-fisted, square-jawed hero who have to retrieve their mentor from the clutches of the Devil Himself!
New Zealand Summer – According to google images.
Author – Michael Moorcock
Film – Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens – “One Star Wars, please. Hold the Gungans.”
Term – Affordance – A new term Ben is probably misusing.
Culture – The Tower of Babel
Term – Technological Singularity
Term – An Outline Of Transhumanism
RPG – Numenera
Current Human Lexicon – knowyourmeme.com
Culture – Journey to the West
TV – The Nature of Monkey was Irrepressible!
Culture – Parlour Games
TV – Rick and Morty
Culture – The Rosetta Stone
Website – http://lightyear.fm/ – a very cute imagining of propagation of radio waves using the charting songs of each year.
TV – Stargate Universe
Culture – One Thousand and One Nights
RPG – Zombie Cinema
Term – Rashomon effect – Misused here. This refers to the representation of a sequence of events from different perspectives, while Ben was trying to get at something like Nested Story but specifically characters from the outer story “playing” different roles in the inner one. TV Tropes doesn’t appear to have a name for this, oddly.
TV – Stargate SG1 Episode 200
Movie – Quint’s Indianapolis Speech – “Y’know the thing about a shark, he’s got… …lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a dolls eyes.”
Card Game – Once Upon a Time
Movie – It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Books – Doc Savage, a hyper-competent chisel-jawed paragon created in the 1930’s.
Culture – Orpheus
Culture? – The “Jarjar is a Sith Lord?” Theory