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Features
2 WarpWar: a designer's introduction by Howard Thompson
6 Back To Basics by Edward C. Cooper
10 When Winning Hurts by Robert C. Kirk
11 A Walk Though Dragon Pass by Neil Shapiro
14 BPC Subs by Martin Halbert
16 Melee: New Weapons by Steve Jackson
21 Meeting Teela Brown by Robert C. Kirk
22 OGRE Meets Starship Troopers by Mike Lazich
25 Hit Probabilities in Melee by Tracy Harms
26 Science Fiction & Fantasy Gaming: Our Own Genre? by Tony Watson

Fiction
36 Fool's Choice by Ted Butler
34 Elrohir & Rahman

Reviews
40 Chitin:I by David James Ritchie
42 Battlefleet Mars by Lynn David Wolpert
44 Space Marines by Lynn Willis

Columns
1 Where We're Going by Howard Thompson
28 News & Plugs by Tommye Thompson
32 Books by C. Ben Ostrander
35 Designer's Notebook by Steve Jackson
45 Letters

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Where We're Going
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A look at where Metagaming is going. They are rapidly expanding and want to keep ahead of things. They hope that

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Warp War: a designer's introduction
Article

The article describes a new methodology for designing games. One used with WarpWar.

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When Winning Hurts
Article

A new way of calculating victory in Stellar Conqeust.

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A Walk Through Dragon Pass
Review

A review of White Bear and Red Moon.

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BPC Subs
Article

Introducing BPC Subs is a series of rules governing naval battles in sea warfare variants of OGRE.

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Melee: New Weapons
Article

Steve Jackson answers some questions about the Melee Rules and then presents some weapon rules he didn't have

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Meeting Teela Brown
Article

Providing MONSTER! MONSTERS! stats for Teela Brown from Ringworld.

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OGRe meets Starship Troopers (or, "Pardon me, but your treads are on my neck...")
Article

Rules to combine OGRE and Starship Troopers from Avalon Hill together.

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Hit Probabilities in Melee
Article

A break down of hit probabilities in Melee to help you make better choices balancing a fighter's abilities to meet

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Gaming: Our Own Genre?
Article

In 1977, the author asks if the recent explosion of Science Fiction and Fantasy games and its followers is large

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News & Plugs
News

News of products and happenings from many companies in the industry.

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Books
Review

Reviews of
Lucifer's Hammer
The Dosadi Experiment
The Comprehensive Guide to Board Wargaming

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Absolute Zero
Comic

A comic strip.

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Designer's Notebook
Article

Steve Jackson talks about the products he and others are developing. Some of note:
Rivets, Wizards, GEV, and a

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Fool's Choice
Fiction

A short fiction work based on Stellar Conquest.

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