Aug 13, · Dystopian books set in a very near future are often the most frightening because they often seem so close to current reality. That’s the case in this novel from Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher. The year is , and American citizens are now chipped and tracked. Dystopian fiction has been around since the 19th century. Mary Shelley, famous for her fictional monster Frankenstein, was one of the first writers to venture into the bleak world of dystopia with her novel, The Last Man, but the genre didn't explode until after WWII and the introduction of nuclear weapons.
May 29, · Young Adult fantasy and science fiction novels have been killing it on the complex dystopian front for years. Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the . A dystopia (from Ancient Greek δυσ- "bad, hard" and τόπος "place"; alternatively cacotopia or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening. It is often treated as an antonym of utopia, a term that was coined by Sir Thomas More and figures as the title of his best known work, published in , which created a blueprint for an ideal society with.
[ ADULT GAMES ] When we first started the Dystopian Project, there was a scarcity of "real" adult games out there. Most adult games were little more than slideshows, with little in the way of gameplay or writing. Sometimes, even the art wasn't original. We aimed to change that! Mar 18, · Allegiant, the third movie in the Divergent series, another dystopia film based on popular young-adult books, opens this week. Watching the film got us thinking about the end of this particular.