Alternate History Scenarios
Fascinating stuff! And timely: with the coming of holiday season, perhaps it's time we unleash our imagination and visualise historic events that never came to be, or may one day become true. Depends. How good a fiction writer are you? ;)
- Alternate history literature through the ages: from Atlantis to sci-fi.
- Alternate history in the contemporary fantasy genre.
- Alternate history presented as conspiracy theory.
- Role-playing games and game simulations based on alternate history.
- American Civil War alternate histories.
- Axis victory in World War II alternate history.
- The butterfly effect and time travel.
- Historical revisionism and denial.
- History is written by the winners.
- History interpretation changing with the accumulation of new data.
- Pseudohistory: catastrophism, psychohistory, ancient astronauts, the Antediluvian world.
- Secret histories of the real world.
- Uchronia: hypothetical or fictional time-periods of our world.
- Fictional worlds and fictional histories.
- Futurism and post-apocalyptic fiction scenarios.
- Various "if" scenarios (a free-for-all brainstorm).
And here's the poll for January!
What should be the next monthly topic?
Cultures of the world
Power of the media
Family and gender
Economics and capitalism
Law, crime and justice
International relations and conflict
Failed states and ideologies
Secret societies and hidden agendas
Politics in the visual arts
Charts & maps analysis
Feel free to suggest more.