1546 – Deep Impact (1998)

spacetime coordinates: 1998 / 1999 Virginia / Washington, D.C. / NYC +

Deep Impact is a 1998 American science-fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, and starring Robert DuvallTéa LeoniElijah WoodVanessa RedgraveMaximilian Schell, and Morgan FreemanSteven Spielberg served as an executive producer of this film.

The film depicts the attempts to prepare for and destroy a 7-mile (11 km) wide comet set to collide with Earth and cause a mass extinction. (wiki)

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1532 – The Blackout (2019)

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spacetime coordinates: Suddenly the entire world, except for the area around Moscow, along with parts of Belarus, Ukraine and Finland (later called the “Circle of Life”) is plunged into darkness. The fate of millions is unknown. Communications are down the rest of the world and only a small number survived in the “circle of life.”. A new border was established . along with a defensive perimeter and reconnaissance groups were sent ot. They realized that there was an attack on Earth, killing almost everything. To defend against the mysterious enemy, they mobilized an army, and outposts were built..

The Blackout (Russian: Аванпостromanized: Avanpostlit. ‘Outpost’) is a 2019 Russian (/russian-language) science fiction thriller film directed by Egor Baranov and starring Pyotr Fyodorov. (wiki)

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1513 – Planet of the Humans (2019 documentary)

Planet of the Humans is a 2019 American environmental documentary film written, directed, and produced by Jeff Gibbs. It is backed and promoted by Michael Moore, who is also the executive producer. Moore released it on YouTube for free viewing (for 30 days) on April 21, 2020, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.

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One of the film’s main claims is that some environmental leaders and organizations in the United States who promote green energy have actually been promoting biomass energy, largely meaning burning trees instead of fossil fuels, which is neither carbon neutralrenewable, nor sustainable. The film also claims that wind power and solar energy cannot produce enough energy to save the planet from the climate crisis, and still require fossil fuels due to intermittency. The film has been widely critized for its misleading and outdated commentary. 

Jeff Gibbs has said that the film is designed to prompt discussion and debate beyond the narrow issue of climate change and to look at the overall human impact on the environment, including issues such as human overpopulation and the contemporary extinction crisis in which half of all wildlife has disappeared in the last 40 years, and whether green technology can solve these issues. (wiki)

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1463 – Grim Dawn (2016 video game)

timespace coordinates: Cairn, a dark, war-torn world (loosely based on the Victorian era) where a once proud empire has been brought to ruin and the human race driven to the edge of extinction. Cairn has become ground zero of an eternal war between two otherworldly powers, the Aetherials and Chthonians, one seeking to use human bodies as a resource, the other intent upon destroying the human race before that can happen.

Enter an apocalyptic fantasy world where humanity is on the brink of extinction, iron is valued above gold and trust is hard earned. This Isometric Hack and slash ARPG features complex character development, hundreds of unique items, crafting and quests with choice & consequence. (steam)

Crate Entertainment is a small indie studio founded by the lead gameplay designer of Titan Quest and includes veterans from such companies as Blizzard North, Irrational and Harmonix.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM): OS: Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Processor: x86 compatible 2.3GHz or faster processor (Intel 2nd generation core i-series or equivalent) / Memory: 2 GB RAM / Graphics: 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series or ATI Radeon X800 series or better / DirectX: Version 9.0c / Storage: 5 GB available space / Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible 16-bit sound card / Additional Notes: 4GB of memory is required to host multiplayer games