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The Space Gamer (Issue 15 - Jan 1978)
Alternate Names
Space Gamer (Issue 15 - Jan 1978)
Publication Date
1978-00-00
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Table of Contents

Features
Wizard: a designer's introduction by Steve Jackson
Olympica: a designer's introduction by Lynn Willis
Byte the Bullet by Scot Bayless
Robotics for Traveller by Tony Watson
Floating Hulks by Donald Brown
OGRE Update by Steve Jackson
Orcs and Their Weapons by Paul C. Wagner
Ya Wanna Buy A Used World? by Brian McCue
Hot Stuff! by Jerry D. Bell
Imperium: a review by Tony Watson
Lords of Valetia: a review by Brian Esterson

Columns
Where We're Going (by Howard Thompson)
Darnigame Report
News & Plugs
Books (by G. Arthur Rahman & Howard Thompson)
Comics
Letters

This was the first issue in the traditional 8.5 by 11 format

Cover Art: Clark Bradley

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Where We're Going
Editorial

Future plans and speculation on game pricing.

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Scrambled CRT
Article

Errata from TSG14 article on Ogre

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Darnigame's Alive and Well
Article

Humorous article on forthcoming game designs.

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Wizard: a designer's introduction
Article

Summary of Wizard with hints and strategy tips.

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Olympica: a designer's introduction
Article

Article on Olympica microgame, partly written as a story.

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Byte the Bullet
Article

Introduction to programming computer games.

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Robotics for Traveller
Article

Rules for adding robots to Traveller.

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Floating Hulks
Article

Variant rules for WarpWar

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Ogre Update
Article

Description of the changes made between 1st and 2nd edition Ogre.

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Orcs and their weapons
Article

Stats and weapons for Orcs in Melee

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Books
Review

Book reviews - Wargame Design and SF

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Ya Wanna Buy a Used World?
Fiction

Short story.

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Absolute Zero
Comic

Comic strip.

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Hot Stuff!
Fiction

Poem celebrating science fiction drop troops.

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Imperium: a review
Review

Review of Imperium (GDW)

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