How to Build an Army in Space

What kind of military would you need to wage a war in space? You've got your Napoleonic space navies, which can lay waste to one another in empty sections of space. You've got space marines, who are armored up and ready to kill anything that moves. And finally, you've got the fighter jocks, who run interference and… » 6/06/13 8:00am 6/06/13 8:00am

Did Games Workshop give up on trying to own the term Space Marine…

Since December, you haven't been able to buy M.C.A. Hogarth's book Spots the Space Marine: Defense of the Fiddler on Amazon, because Games Workshop claimed it owned the trademark on the phrase "space marine" due to its popular Warhammer 40K games. As far as we know, Games Workshop's lawyers haven't stopped making… » 2/08/13 10:28am 2/08/13 10:28am

Games Workshop is still claiming to own the trademark to "Space…

Back in December, when Games Workshop first got M.C.A. Hogarth's Spots the Space Marine novels pulled from, claiming to own the trademark for "space marine," this seemed like a misunderstanding. Or an overzealous legal department. After all, the term "space marine" goes back to the 1930s and has been used… » 2/06/13 11:25am 2/06/13 11:25am

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Pits Thousands of Orks Against One…

In the Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine video game, you're the best of the best, a genetically modified supersoldier wearing incredible armor and wielding incredible weapons. This is a third-person shooter/hack and slash action game, but beyond that it's a great military sci-fi story. » 9/16/11 12:00pm 9/16/11 12:00pm

How To Become a Real Space Marine

I was lying there incapacitated in the geoscience lab, wounded by a creepy, clawed alien, when one of the suits from Corporate approached. "Got any ammo?" he said briskly. "No, sir." "Then gimme your gun." He yanked my ST-99 assault rifle from my hands, then set it on a nearby counter. The range light was still on,… » 6/27/08 8:00am 6/27/08 8:00am

It's 2202, and This Space Marine is All Outta Bubblegum

Earth has been destroyed, the remnants of humanity are fleeing through space on a massive worldship, and one heavily-armed space marine has to mow down hordes of vicious alien scum to save them. Will he sacrifice his own humanity and gain powerful cybernetic implants to aid his quest? You'll have to wait for this… » 5/14/08 8:00am 5/14/08 8:00am