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Lists of Space opera and Military Science Fiction fiction media[edit]

I think that we should try to merge these list articles: space opera and msf articles with their respective parent-pages: space opera, military science fiction. Me myself, tried to put some exemples into boxes in the main space opera article. I think we can successfully imbue the factual articles with the respective exemples that make sense and aren't just statistics. I think we should do that as well as for msf and space western, too. I think we should do that. These categories and bubble gums are just rubbish. We can imbue the actual articles without making protracted lists that only bore the fandom and the actual representation in this space opra and Starship Troopers as a whole is much more definitive than just a stupid list with no definitive art meaning in the article... just numbers... nothing. I say MERGE asap!

Regards: The Mad Hatter (talk)
I did some changes already to military science fiction as well as space opera articles and hope to proceed with merge soon. I will continue add exemples to msf, but I hope it will not cross-over with the space opera medias. I try to brand the uniques.
All the best:The Mad Hatter (talk)
  • Yes check.svg Done For 3 weeks nobody said a thing, and I decided by Merging guidelines to be bold and perform the merge. Did a bunch of work; history and related stuff is saved, but the pages are redirected. Hope to get assistance, soon.
The Mad Hatter (talk)

Was the list deleted? It was really useful but now I can't find it? (talk) 15:19, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

After some searching I found it. Copying it here for reference because it really is a priceless list and we shouldn't lose it. (talk) 15:24, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

This discussion should be consolidated to only one location. Please take all discussion to Talk:Military science fiction#Merge Lists of Space opera and Military Science Fiction fiction media. — Makyen (talk) 18:41, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

List copied from old list of media page[edit]

This list should be included on the Space Opera page somehow because it would be a terrible waste to lose is. (talk) 15:24, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

What about making it a new article a list of Sci-Fi/Space Opera related media? Also, I for one would delete dark matter from the TV section in the article, as it is by far not as influential as the other franchises (applies to Guardians also): tried to see if somebody edited that in recently to revert, but the edit history is a nightmare. Diceypoo (talk) 10:30, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

Extended content


Novels and series (ordered chronologically by date of first publication)
Anthologies and collections
Short fiction
Comic books

Film and television[edit]



  • Space Opera (Opera)[37]
  • Opera Galactica (Opera)[38]

Tabletop games[edit]

Card games[edit]

Role-playing games[edit]

Video games[edit]

Social games[edit]

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Addition of Dune prequel series[edit]

I know Dune is considered a landmark of soft science fiction, but I read some of the prequels and it also has hard science fiction in it. I also know Dune isn't considered space opera, but the prequels are since they involve galactic space battles and that's what space opera is. So i think mentioning the prequels here at least OK--Taeyebaar (talk) 20:47, 20 January 2016 (UTC)

I'm looking for more sources[edit]

There's a quote form George Lucas that says his works of Star Wars is soft science fiction. There's a source that I added that says Star Wars become hard science fiction, now I need to add the source that says it's soft science fiction, so don't remove the part that says it soft sci-fi, I still need to add it.--Taeyebar 19:34, 14 August 2016 (UTC)