The lines in the desert are faulty code and the lights in the sky flash a dire warning.
A patch of stars suddenly goes out – how can space have dead pixels?
An ancient machine patiently awaits it’s dead crew, collecting samples all the while.
Press-ganged convicts explore a vast and *very tetchy* artifact in search of answers and a pardon.
An AI races to free it’s colleague from a collapsing simulation, where it is trapped with an ancient and angry piece of software.
A more scientific and less alarmist description the internal mechanisms of CRT televisions.
RPG – Numenera
Comics – Planetary
Novel – Cyber Way
Novel – Roadside Picnic
“Film” – The Core (2003)
“Film” – The Creeping Terror (1964)
“Film” – Space Mutiny (1988)
RPG – QAGS Core Rules
RPG – Fate Core
TV – Invader Zim – Season 1 Epsiode 7a – Planet Jackers
Film – Truman Show (1998)
Novel – Rendezvous with Rama – Auther C. Clarke
TV – Stargate Universe
Film – Sunshine (2007)
RPG – Millenniums End
Short Story – The Ruum by Arthur Porges
RPG – Atomic Robo
Novel – The Man In The Maze by Robert Silverberg
Film – Cube (1997)
Board / War Game – Space Hulk
Film – Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Manga / Anime – Log Horizon
Film – Groundhog Day (1993)
The dead groundhog was from Winnipeg – “Yes, more than one North American municipality uses rodents for climate modelling.”
RPG – Primetime Adventures
Film – A Knights Tale (2001)
Various Robin Hood films.
TV – Covington Cross