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  • Video Games

    Two Knights and their Hollow Souls

    - by Parallel Worlds

    Good stories invoke and involve the imagination of the audience. Whether we prefer magic, futuristic technology or the impossible and inexplicable power of something that came from the shadows, ultimately we, as readers, are accepting the narrative of the writer and escaping the real world to envisage the scenes of their fiction.

  • Thinkpiece

    Breaking the law: How fantastic is too far?

    - by Parallel Worlds

    Good stories invoke and involve the imagination of the audience. Whether we prefer magic, futuristic technology or the impossible and inexplicable power of something that came from the shadows, ultimately we, as readers, are accepting the narrative of the writer and escaping the real world to envisage the scenes of their fiction.

  • Video Games

    Promising the Stars: The three big space games of the 2010s

    - by Parallel Worlds

    In the first half of this decade, three games came along that promised something no game had offered before: the opportunity to fly freely through space and land on and explore planets, on foot and in a spaceship. The stories of those games have become some of the industry’s most dramatic narratives. Now, in 2019, we ask, how close have these games come to delivering on their promises?

  • Thinkpiece

    H.P. Lovecraft, 100 years on

    - by Parallel Worlds

    A century after publication, the works of H. P. Lovecraft continue to influence popular media. His were tales that disturbed the mind and enthralled the senses. However, in his time he was a virtual nobody. He is neither as influential nor as well-known as literary goliaths like J. R. R. Tolkien or his idol Edgar Allan Poe; yet from his imagination was birthed an entirely new sub-genre: the cosmic horror story.

  • Interview

    Interview: Isaac Childres creator of Gloomhaven

    - by Parallel Worlds

    Every month, Parallel Worlds will feature an interview with an amazing content creator or personality working in science fiction, fantasy or horror. This month, we have Isaac Childres, head of Cephalofair Games and the maker of Gloomhaven — the massive and amazing board game that started life as a crowdfunding project.

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