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  • noun Plural form of raygun.


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  • If they do, however, the rayguns are a trifle cumbersome at present.

    The Register

  • You're right, they are, which is why I considered writing something along the lines of "hi-tech weaponry" instead but since the overall point I was trying to make was that you can't just change the window dressing on something and call it something else, I thought "rayguns" sounded less clumsy.

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  • But I've decided, at Berry's suggestion, to publish anecdotes of my musician years, and forego propaganda fic espousing or trashing the Communist party with rayguns and rocket ships.

    Contact High for a Roomful of Children!

  • Like SHADOW OF THE TORTURER, any book where the old standby tropes of the science fiction universe (rayguns, force-shields) are described by the way they would look to someone who did not understand them, will merely puzzle someone unfamiliar with the field.

    What SF would you recommend to a non-reader?

  • I was also impressed by the old-school rayguns he built that are displayed on his website.

    Buck Rogers and The World of Tomorrow…Today | Fan Cinema Today

  • Meanwhile, Ultratech Memes talks about What Sci-Fi gets wrong about Human Nature: When science fiction is at its best, it's about much more than spaceships and rayguns.

    January 2008

  • Just because the US Air Force wants to arm itself with deadly combat rayguns doesn't mean it's about to skimp on safety.

    October 18th, 2008

  • Urban Threads has only enabled this and by the end of summer, there will be skulls and robots and rayguns adorning everything I own.

    What am I Going to Do Now? - Pink

  • The bad news is that because WETA is only producing 50 of these fantastic rayguns, the price of purchase is extremely high.

    Cool Stuff: WETA’s $6000 Steampunk Raygun | /Film

  • Sci-Fi is the pulpish hack writing that deals with such geekish ideas as rocketships, bug-eyed aliens, rayguns, and orgies with hottie space-babes!

    Science Fiction vs. SciFi?


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