snowcrashvirus
Suck My Dick, O-Deck
snowcrashvirus
Aug 2 2013
5

Unless something else happens beyond the clues in the trailer, I'm not seeing how this would be classified as space opera. Space opera needs to be more than just set in space and melodramatic, it requires an epic sense of scale with a cast of thousands.

Mar 23 2010
1

I also nominate the Reality Dysfunction as a massive info-dump...

Mar 20 2010
1

I like Neal Asher's infodumps where he starts each chapter with a page "excerpt" of some fictional military, technology, history or zoology article. Short and snappy, cynical and funny, it's a pretty entertaining way to flesh out the background of the Polity universe.

Mar 19 2010
1

what about infodump through flashback? also, in my novel, i use a lot of things that are real today and were built, done, conceptualized in the past, so you get the history of the Resolute Desk or Rose Garden (White House) or the Washington Monument (in Baltimore) or the (fictional) War on Terror Memorial as well as Read more