Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Welcome to another edition of the OFF-WORLD NEWS Digest.

In the news ...

Early this month, the internet was buzzing with news of a possible connection between Ridley Scott’s Prometheus and Blade Runner. The article, "PROMETHEUS Blu-ray Easter Egg Reveals BLADE RUNNER Connection?" explains this. 

The last part of the month buzzed with the news of the release of the Blade Runner (30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition) on Blu-ray set -- with reviews and contests to win a set. Below are some of the contests where you can enter to win one. 

Blade Runner: Rep-Detect board game, designed by I. J. Thompson.

Blade Runner: Rep-Detect is a game of action and suspense based on the 1982 film Blade Runner. In this game, players portray one of the film’s titular detectives and must search futuristic Los Angeles for five genetically-engineered humanoid Replicants, who have illegally escaped to Earth from the off-world colonies and are virtually indistinguishable from the human population. It is the Blade Runner's job to shoot to kill, upon detection, any trespassing Replicant. However, it is possible that any one of the Blade Runners may become a fugitive Sympathizer and attempt to escape the city with one or more Replicants.

Now for some articles, art, music, and videos!



  • More Blade Runner Fan Art on fanpop!



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Have a better one!

~ Kipple 

UPDATED: November 1st, a new contest to win the Blade Runner Blu-ray set. 

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