Illustrator and game developer Aaron Siddall has commissioned me to write flavour text for the game he’s developing, Tales of the Stellar Deep. Ray Gun Gothic meets the Cthulu Mythos! Here’s a primer on what Ray Gun Gothic is all about:
“Welcome to THE WORLD OF* TOMORROW!“Raygun Gothic is a ubiquitous aesthetic of early- and mid-20th century Science Fiction, roughly from Metropolis to Star Trek: The Original Series. Raygun Gothic architecture is modeled after Art Deco, Streamline Moderne, and/or Populuxe (aka Googie). Everything is slick and streamlined, with geometric shapes and clean parallel lines constructed of shiny metal and glass, lit prominently by neon. Sweeping curves, parabolas, and acute angles are used to suggest movement — movement into The Future.
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