Fantasy. Swords, magic, mythical creatures, and skimpy clad girls in armor have always drawn me to the fantasy side. Science fiction has been too monotonous and just dreary for me to get into. Granted there are a few I like but just the emptiness of space and laser guns not being as cool as daggers gets to me.
When it comes to video games, defintiely sci-fi. I mean the soundtracks that usually accompany science fiction is what really gets me into the mood. The best of the best sci-fi beats best of the best fantasy. I can see myself getting into Asimov and other shit like Dune (does that count) but fantasy books not so much.
Lasers go pew pew son!
I def prefer Fantasy over scifi. No idea why but I've always liked Swords and bows more than laser guns. I spent a lot of my childhood with both but always liked the big cool fantasy worlds with dragons, dwarves, clerics, wizards, and all that fun stuff. Most space stuff just felt very limited compared to it. Sure in Star Trek they would randomly go to planets with cool stuff on it but it was all an episode by episode thing, nothing ever stuck, in the end it was always fly around and shoot lasers at dudes.
" SciFi is way more interesting because it shows a future that could possibly exist. Fantasy is just a pipe dream. "In that case, I look forward to a reality that in any way resembles Sinistar.
Space magic. In other words:
" Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." -Arthur C. Clarke
Traditional scifi and fantasy are birds of a feather. Scifi that could actually happen has its own name, hard scifi, to distinguish it from space magic shit which encompasses every other kind of scifi. They're both essentially fantasy just with different motifs. Instead of having magic with a cryptic history that can't be understood (making no attempt to answer why the ring can make you invisible, just who made it and when), scifi (with the above mentioned exception) has technology with cryptic explanations that can't be understood to account for properties that are, say it with me, indistinguishable from magic. When you try and do both, have a magic with history that's also a science with explanation, you normally end up with nonesense like metachlorians, which is why you don't do both. Unless you're an ass like George Lucas.
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