Hoverboard! Dejarik! Neuralyzer! Invisibility cloak! Pop culture has long teased us with awesome technology; please, inventors around the world, deliver on these already!
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Life-size chess had been attempted before History of the World Part I (too kinky) and after Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (borrrr-ing) Star Wars, but three-dimensional, full-contact space chess seems like an idea whose time has come. Who doesn't want to see a Mantellian Savrip body slam a Kintan Strider? Checkmate. Jeff Labrecque
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