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Steampunk is more than just cosplay. The concept of it was brought into the public zeitgeist by people cosplaying in 2010-2012, which created a lot of hype about the concept of Steampunk. All that was clear at the time was that Steampunk had a Victorian theme, but also one that was vaguely dystopian. The Victorian […]

The question of precisely why books and films today have become so generic and formula-driven is one that’s intrigued me for some time. Not long ago I watched the 1997 science fiction film, Contact, again. And, like 95 percent of the science fiction movies I see, it annoyed the living hell out of me. Why? […]

Gilberic Parzival Moth is a strange and lonely boy who has grown up without a father, raised by a single mother who moves from town to town in fear of something she will not name. His only friends are animals, with whom he has always been able to speak. But when he awakens one night […]

I have always been interested in stories concerning the afterlife and after reading this description: “….a short story in an etheric reality where souls are hunted, captured, consumed and willpower distinguishes the strong from the weak”. I had to read it. The story begins with the protagonist, Niman located “in the slit between peripherals and […]

You already know who these commentators are, and you have seen their works everywhere. They thrive in the worlds of on-line journalism, blogging, news aggregators, click-bait journalism, and social media. Their ranks have swollen, and they have problematized everything under the sun. And without more worlds to conquer, they have set their eyes on entertainment […]

“I, the One” is a short story in an etheric reality where souls are hunted, captured, consumed and willpower distinguishes the strong from the weak.

All Rome ever wanted was to earn a place in the village as a hunter, so that he could explore beyond the safe confines of the village farm fields, but when monstrous slavers destroy his village he is forced to head west into the irradiated wastelands in search of anything that might give him the […]

A kidnapped girl. A desperate father. A murderous slaver bound for old Mexico. And a certain untouchable gunslinger. Things are going to get a lot worse before they get better. Infamous gunslinger, Porter Rockwell made a blood oath with the Ute War Chief, Redbone, to help him no matter what. Now that the Chief’s daughter […]

SIXTEEN SCIENCE FICTION SETTINGS FOR YOUR CAMPAIGN! GOLDEN AGE ADVENTURES is an anthology of 16 roleplaying adventures based on “Golden Age” stories by famous science fiction writers of the 1930s-50s.  Each adventure comes with three scenarios, allowing them to be easily dropped in to any science fiction roleplaying campaign.  As with all DayTrippers products, conversion […]

The post-World War III world is a radically different place where magic and technology have become one in the violent struggle for global influence between nations. The rising powers of Persia and Musafiria are challenging the longtime dominance of the weakened Western powers, as the increasing use of magic provides them with a more level […]

Why does someone decide to become a superhero? What makes them wake up one morning and put on a mask to fight crime? These five stories explore that theme, from Coming of Age to hiding your identity for the safety of your family. From light and fast to dark and deadly, come with us on […]

Metachronopolis is the golden city beyond time. Ruled by the Masters of Time, who can travel freely throughout the multitudinous time lines of Man’s history, the city is a shining society of heroes and horrors. For the arrogant Masters, who steal famous men and women out of the past and bring them to the eternal […]