fantasy

No Dice

Why The FBI Investigated ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Players in the 1990s

An FBI memo written during the Unabomber investigation describes roleplayers as 'armed and dangerous,' 'extremely intelligent individuals' and 'overweight and not neat in appearance.'
JPat Brown
6.21.17
orbs

Powerful Orbs, Ranked

The orb President Trump and company touched in Saudi Arabia has got nothing on these spheres from sci-fi and fantasy.
Agustin Lopez
5.22.17
Check Out These Jedi

Here's the Teaser Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

More Star Wars!!
Jason Koebler
4.14.17
A Smarter Gun

Veteran Developers Remember the Weirdest Guns in Gaming

You have the right to bear a unicorn.
Kevin Wong
3.24.17
video

What the Hell Is Netflix’s New Show ‘The OA’ About?

It looks like a creepy, mind-boggling, supernatural mystery.
Madison Margolin
12.13.16
Gaming

Why Doesn't Blizzard's 'Heroes of the Storm' Have Any People of Color?

Old-fashioned fantasy and science fiction has left Blizzard’s all-stars with almost no characters of color.
Rowan Kaiser
9.17.15
video

Watch This Clever Sci-Fi Short on Infinite Parallel Realities

"The Infinite Computer" will bend your brain a little.
Rachel Pick
9.1.15
Culture

The Science Guide to Game of Thrones

A roundup of all the times scientists have tried to explain Westerosi phenomena.
Becky Ferreira
6.16.15
tv

​The Internet of the Game of Thrones

How a medieval fantasy show keeps turning the web into its own personal comment thread.
Brian Merchant
6.15.15
Motherboard Blog

A Dark Surrealist Cosmic Opera Music Video Made of 'OMNI' Stuff

A sci-fi fantasy feast in the vein of Solaris, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Kubrick, and the comic series Métal Hurlant.
ALEX PASTERNACK
12.20.13
videos

Motherboard TV: Richard Garriott

The video game pioneer Richard Garriott resides in a castle-like mansion outside of Austin, Texas, that would be the fantasy dwelling for any grown-up kid.
Sean Yeaton
5.4.11