Dissecting Worlds: New Years Honours

For the last couple of years, Matt and Kehaar at Dissecting Worlds have given a shout out to the sort of content that’s inspired us in the last 12 months. So, without further ado, here are this years (as usual, we don’t agree on much):

Kehaar:

  • Best genre show: Marvel’s Agents of Shield
  • Best non genre show: Peaky Blinders
  • Best genre Film: Dredd
  • Best non-genre Film: can’t remember having seen one all year !
  • Best Novel: The Air War – Adrian Tchaichovsky
  • Best Non-Fiction Book: Penguins stopped play: eleven village cricketers take on the world by Harry Thompson
  • Best Graphic Novel: Porcelain
  • Best regular comic: Saga
  • Best World-building : Shadows of the Apt
  • Best Video Game: Ace Patrol
  • Best Real Game: X-Wing Miniatures (for the sheer numbers it’s getting playing real games)
  • Best genre podcast: The Double Shadow
  • Best non genre podcast: History of Byzantium

Matt:

  • Best genre show: Archer
  • Best non genre show: Breaking Bad
  • Best genre Film: Pacific Rim
  • Best non-genre Film: Zero Dark Thirty
  • Best Novel: Existance (David Brin)
  • Best Non-Fiction Book: Devil in the White City (Erik Larson)
  • Best Graphic Novel: Knight and Dragon
  • Best regular comic: Saga
  • Best World-building : Shadows of the Apt
  • Best Video Game: Bioshock Infinite
  • Best Real Game: X-Wing Miniatures
  • Best genre podcast: Podcast Parlour
  • Best non genre podcast: Revolutions

Comments and disagreements, as ever, are welcome.

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