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Primary Name
Ares (Issue 8 - May 1981)
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1981-00-00
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Ares Nr. 8 is a 40 page magazine that includes:

Simulation Game

  • Ragnarok, by Darryl Esakof and Redmond A. Simonsen

Background

  • Ragnarok: Mystic Story of the Twilight of the Gods, by Susan Schwartz, Ph.D.

Game Variant

  • Pandoras Link, by Justin Leites

Reviews & Criticism

Non-Fiction

  • Facts for Fantasy, by Susan Schwartz, Ph.D.
  • Science for Science Fiction, by John Boardman, Ph.D.

DragonQuest

  • DragonNotes, by David James Ritchie

Muse, by Redmond A. Simonsen
Designer's Notes (Universe), by John H. Butterfield
Games, by Eric Goldberg

Film & Television, by Christopher John

  • Scanners
  • Hanger 18
  • Starblazers

Media, by David J. Schow
Books, by Greg Costikyan
Feedback, by John H. Butterfield

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Muse
Editorial

Editorial assuring readers of the value of feedback and how the results are being included by the provision of

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Ragnarok
Art

Illustration (full page)

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Historical Background: Ragnarok
Article

The mythic story of the twilight of the Gods

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Game variant: Pandora's Link
Article

The Voyage and Wreck of the Pandora campaign game. Rules for linking Voyage of the B.S.M. Pandora and The Wreck of

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Facts for Fantasy
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Snippets of mythology for background reference.

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Science for Science Fiction
Article

Snippets of science for background material

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Dragonnotes
Article

Addenda and additional explanations.

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Designer's Notes on Universe
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Notes on Universe by the designer explaining the background to the game.

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Ragnarok: The Twilight of the Gods
Game

Board wargame Ragnarok. Rules, counters and map included.

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An SF Game Sampler
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Critiques of SF game combat systems.
o Starfall (Yaquinto)
o Dark Stars (Simulations Canada)

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Games
Review

Review of Quirks and Dark Stars

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Film and Television
Review

TV and film reviews of Scanners, Hanger 18 and Starblazers.

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Media
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Article on cinematic trailers.

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Books
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Book reviews

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Games Rating Chart
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Readers\' ratings of SF/F games.

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