HIROGEN: Cultural Index

HIROGEN: Cultural Index

Hello, welcome to the Index series where we take a look at some of Science Fiction’s species and what makes them unique. Today’s video is on the Hirogen, Star Trek’s species of delta quadrant residents whose culture simply abides to the notion of the hunt. Without delay, let’s get the rundown on this race. Biologically, […]

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VOLUS: Cultural Index

VOLUS: Cultural Index

Hello! Ric here with the second of two cultural indexes that were both voted for with equal results. This week, we’re looking into a race that forever stands apart from those others in the Mass Effect universe by the very nature of their biology. The diminutive, but influential Volus. Native to the planet Irune in […]

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REMAN: Cultural Index

REMAN: Cultural Index

Star Trek, for such and enlightened picture of humanity’s future has a surprising number of races that are subject to another’s whim or oppressed as a species. Orions use this as a tool, Klingons raid all the time, Cardassians occupied Bajor and the subjects of today’s Index, the Remans are literally in the shadow of […]

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ELCOR: Cultural Index

ELCOR: Cultural Index

Sometimes it’s just better to take your time with things, go it at your own pace. What results is often a more stable foundation than a job rushed. This is the way of the Elcor, Mass Effect’s slow, lumbering, thoughtful and monotone embassy race. Despite being one of the older Citadel species, they share an […]

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TRILL: Cultural Index

TRILL: Cultural Index

We are all a sum of memories and experience shaping who we are. Sure genetics play a part and if you’re so inclined, perhaps something greater, but we are each a product of our own lives. So what happens when you cram another 7 or 8 lifetimes worth into your mind form entirely different set […]

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SYSTEMS ALLIANCE: Cultural Index

SYSTEMS ALLIANCE: Cultural Index

Hello, Ric here and today we’re taking a look at the Systems Alliance, the human founded organisation and how it is perceived by the other races of the Mass Effect universe. For many aliens, the systems alliance is the face of humanity in one way or another and as such, its members are to set […]

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KREE (MCU): Cultural Index

KREE (MCU): Cultural Index

The Kree are blue aliens from the Marvel Cinematic universe. No, Yondu is a Centaurian. No not Nebula either, she’s a Luphomoid. Yes I know they’re both blue. That’s a Levian. That’s a smurf. There we go that’s a Kree, no go back, that’s a Flerken. Okay. So there will be minor spoilers for Captain […]

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DENOBULANS: Cultural Index

DENOBULANS: Cultural Index

Hello, Ric here with another index video, this time looking in to Star Trek’ super social species with stretchy smiles, the Denobulans. This species was introduced with star Trek Enterprise and has been present alongside the development of humanity and the United Federation of Planets since its inception back in 2161, although it was not […]

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CHISS: Cultural Index

CHISS: Cultural Index

Much of the new canon of Star Wars still remains unaddressed so I will be pulling a substantial amount of information from the now Legends materials to help flesh out the blue skinned, red eyed and enigmatic Chiss. What’s more the Chiss are notoriously withdrawn and a reclusive people who reveal very little about their […]

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MALON Cultural Index

MALON Cultural Index

Hi, Ric here, and well…there is relatively little known on the subject of today’s cultural index video, the Malon of Star Trek’s Delta quadrant are only ever encountered in once capacity and seen in a single murky light. From what we see their entire culture seems to orbit around the disposal of waste and while […]

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