The Scifi Bucket List

Edward of Planet EarthHow do you know if you are a true science fiction fan?  You must complete the “bucket list” for all true scifi fans. Of course, this list is in addition to watching the standard movies and shows: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars series, Blade Runner, Star Trek films and TOS series, Babylon Five, Firefly, etc.  Did I miss anything? Let me know your scifi bucket list.

  1. Visit the Dr. Who Experience in the city of Cardif, UK
  2. Attend ComicCon in San Diego, USA
  3. Attend a Star Trek convention in costume
  4. Date a scifi chick (or guy if you are a female)
  5. Pull an all-nighter watching Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, and Alien Resurrection.
  6. Play Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games for at least three months
  7. Have a scifi collection of action figures or model spaceships.  Whether it’s books, films, games, toys, action figures, being a collector even briefly — is a requirement (you get points for collecting vintage figures, mint condition)
  8. Read at least one of each scifi books of H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, and Arthur C. Clarke.  Most importantly you must read ALL five books of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy.
  9. Play scifi Board or card game.  While not technically scifi, Game of Thrones, Descent, Magic The Gathering, and D&D, all qualify. still remains the undisputed champion of collectible card games.
  10. And finally…….Meet William Shatner.  Whether at a convention, on the street, etc. Every true Scifi fan must meet Shatner at least once in their lifetime.
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