Magical Computer
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Basic Information

We all know computers exist, and most of us interact with them on a daily basis. None-the-less, for some folks computers are still bizarre, almost magical, and more than a little frightening. Sadly, most of those people happen to have jobs writing scripts for TV and Movies. When computers appear in such shows, they have very little in common with the way computers work in the real world.

Here's a few examples of the strange ways computers function in the media:


Game and Story Use

  • As with all Hollywood Science, the GM has to choose between realism and verisimilitude, or cheesy in-genre fallacy that can be kind fun to play. Unlike Space Does Not Work That Way, however, there's a very good chance your players interact with computers on a daily basis and cry foul if you get too crazy.
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