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Future Is Mecha

Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and sprinkled with humour and big ideas.

Episodes

  • Episode 20: Busted

    Oct 02 2019

    Praxit's luck runs out. Hours before leaving for the quarter break the hall drones escort him to the invigilator's office. It goes better, and worse, than he expected. Hi, James here. After 20 episodes and 9 hours of listening, we’ve made it through the first part of Praxit’s story. We’re leaving him soaring into the sky, on his way to a giant mecha party in a fully calibrated baby. And what could be safer than a giant mecha party? It’s quarter break here in Australia, or school holi...more

  • Episode 19: Snap

    Sep 25 2019

    The mechrosse team really doesn't want Praxit trying out again. They're about to learn to never under-estimate the determination of a sim lord in a short fat mecha. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at 8-14 year olds, but enjoyable for everyone else as well. ...more

  • Episode 18: Freaks

    Sep 18 2019

    The weekend was weird, but the baby is finally moving like a proper mecha. Praxit is feeling confident about Wednesday's try-out. If only he didn't have to worry about lens-heads and invigilators... Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at 8-14 year olds, but enj...more

  • Episode 17: Lobby 11

    Sep 11 2019

    It's Sunday - the fun day! But Praxit's Dad is going on a date. Praxit's friends are busy. But he's cashed up, so he hits a simmer mechafé. That's been taken over by poppers. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It'...more

  • Episode 16: Chainball

    Sep 04 2019

    Another mechrosse try-out behind him. The weekend in front of him. Praxit hangs with friends, gets in some brutal games of chainball, but can't escape Davor or Enu. Or the seamy underside of simming. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and u...more

  • Episode 15: Jets

    Aug 28 2019

    The baby has jets. So Praxit does the sensible thing and uses TravNav to go straight home. Just kidding. He gets into trouble. As if that's not enough, Enu continues to blackmail into doing his bidding. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders an...more

  • Episode 14: Second try

    Aug 21 2019

    Praxit's Dad surprises him with a visit from his nemesis, Davor, and Davor's mother. We find out what happened to Praxit's mother and sister, Enu puts on more pressure, and, refusing to be cowed, Praxit tries out again for mechrosse. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure...more

  • Episode 13: Brawl

    Aug 14 2019

    Praxit and his friends have been jumped by Davor and the poppers while visiting the Truly Autonomous Zone. Who's going to win the brawl? And what is Enu up to? Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dra...more

  • Episode 12: CakeStand

    Aug 07 2019

    Now that's more like a birthday! Praxit's friends take him to a fancy mechafé. A tour of the Truly Autonomous Zone leads to a run-in with Davor and the poppers. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic...more

  • Episode 11: Final

    Jul 31 2019

    It's the final round of the elimination series. What mecha did Praxit choose to go into battle with against three HardVac Rangers? Did he make the right choice? Will he finish in one piece? Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It'...more

  • Episode 10: Round Two

    Jul 24 2019

    The Tower Battle elimination series continues. Thrown into different mechas, the organisers playing with the environment, Praxit has to use all his ingenuity if he is to make it through. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's reali...more

  • Episode 9: Elimination

    Jul 17 2019

    It's the first day of the weekend and Praxit is a one-mecha wrecking crew in the Tower Battle elimination series. Is he going to survive to win the final round? Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dr...more

  • Episode 8: Tower Battle

    Jul 10 2019

    Praxit survives to the end of the school day. His weekend begins with an intense session of veering, warming up for tomorrow's Tower Battle elimination. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic b...more

  • Episode 7: Lunch

    Jul 03 2019

    With Enu's threats still on his mind, Praxit joins Coda and Azza-lea for lunch. Does trouble leave him alone to have a quiet lunch? No. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and ...more

  • Episode 6: Ambush

    Jun 26 2019

    Praxit meets the other kids in his new stream. He's still getting called "dim lord" and Enu ambushes him on the way to lunch. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and ...more

  • Episode 5: Rockdog

    Jun 19 2019

    After the learning place is out Praxit gets competitive in his favourite sim and tries to pretend everything is fine. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and sprinkled with humour ...more

  • Episode 4: Stream

    Jun 13 2019

    You think things would go easier in the safety of the common stream room than on the mechrosse field. Not for Praxit. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and sprinkled with humour...more

  • Episode 3: Enu

    Jun 05 2019

    Praxit's mechrosse try-out is action packed, but not in the good way. Trouble follows him off the field. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and sprinkled with humour and big i...more

  • Episode 2: Try out

    May 29 2019

    Praxit introduces his new mecha to his friends, Azza-lea and Coda, and takes up Tien's challenge to try out for the mechrosse team. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has a mecha. Except Praxit. That's about to change. Poor kid. Back to now Future Is Mecha is a science fiction adventure story aimed at smart middle graders and up. It's realistic but fantastic, dramatic but not grim, and spri...more

  • Episode 1: Birthday?

    May 20 2019

    Welcome to the first episode of Future Is Mecha. It begins 200 years in the future on what might be Praxit's worst birthday ever. New episodes are released to the public every Wednesday. But! Supporters of Future Is Mecha get first listen on Sundays. They also get other rewards. If you want to join in supporting Future Is Mecha visit patreon.com/futureismecha. Fast-forward 200 years Things are finally getting better. There are cities on the moon. Asteroids are being mined. Everyone has ...more