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  1. Night Music


    When I judge a Science Fiction novel I do so using the Campbellian model.
    That model being the kinds of science fiction that John Woods Campbell of Astounding magazine published and/or wrote.
    In short, I determine whether it's Hard SF or not and will rate it accordingly.
    I dislike Soft SF (unless it is exceptionally done), and have a personal preference for Military Science Fiction, thus I usually give my rating based on how close a novel/story is to Hard SF ...

    Updated 11-01-2011 at 04:56 AM by Kodai Okuda

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  2. Rune Logic

    Book Review:

    Rune Logic by Leslie Woodsdavis

    Review by Kodai Okuda:

    Let me start by saying that I rarely give reviews for a book, and when I do judge Science Fiction I do so using the Campbellian model.
    That model being the kinds of science fiction that John Woods Campbell of Astounding magazine published and/or wrote.
    In short, I determine whether it's Hard SF or not and will rate it accordingly.
    I dislike Soft SF (unless it is ...
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    The Art of Writing
  3. Premium Independent Science Fiction



    The following is a compilation of the best science fiction books offered by Independent publishers and authors. This list is not a "top (insert number here)" type list and is based not only on basic grammatical editing criteria but also story content. It will grow as I read and review new books of the SF genre. New listings will be added to this post as I complete them. Individual reviews for SF books (even those that do not make this list) will be posted in the ...
  4. Railguns, Coilguns, and Gauss Weaponry

    INTRODUCTION

    Within the world of Nexus Arcana there are numerous types of armaments. Among these are a family of electromagnetic mass drivers collectively called Gauss Weapons.

    Gauss weapons, named after Carl Friederich Gauss, generally came in two types during late 20th and early 21st Centuries. Coilguns, and railguns were the two different approaches to the electromagnetically propelled projectile concepts. This pair of mass driver techniques were rather straightforward ...

    Updated 10-21-2011 at 07:21 AM by Kodai Okuda

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    Nexus Arcana Side Stories
  5. Nexus Arcana Basics...

    Imagine if you will a parallel universe, within the multiverse, that is much like our own.



    With similar laws of physics, evolution, and cosmological development, but with one significant difference: the presence of trace amounts of raw multiversal energies.
    Energies that constitute the DNA of universes.
    Raw power that can be used to fold the fabric ...
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