Author Archives: David E. Smith

Firefly Online announced

In the first of a zillion or so news announcements from San Diego Comic-Con, we present the teaser trailer for “Firefly Online,” a social MMORPG targeted to mobile devices. The game’s Web site is at, but it’s being hammered (not Captain Hammer) and may take a while to load.


Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

Source: Walt Disney’s corporate site

Also, tucked into the press release is a mention of “Star Wars Episode VII”. Make of that what you will.

Key Lucas quote:

For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next. It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers. I’ve always believed that Star Wars could live beyond me, and I thought it was important to set up the transition during my lifetime.

Stargate: Universe Discussion – “Life”

The crew finds a (plot) device that’s about as likely to get them home as anything Voyager found in the first season. Y’know, the problem with “here’s a way home” in a show where the premise of the show is “you’re a long way from home” is that even though the characters don’t know it won’t work, we know it won’t.