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From the front cover:

You are the master of your destiny, venturing across the sea of stars meeting the challenge of alien worlds...

UNIVERSE

The Role-Playing Game of the Future by SPI

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Seek your own destiny among the stars in quest of wealth, knowledge, and glory. Plunge boldly into adventures on unexplored planets, confronting the unknown armed with your own unique skills and the marvels of 25th Century technology. Designed as the definitive game of a whole generation of science-fiction adventure products, Universe is now complete in this one book, with a huge full-color Interstellar Display and four pages of color adventure logsheets included. Although we are continuing a program of fascinating supplemental material, you need nothing more than this book and two decimal dice to play a lifetime of complete and enjoyable games.

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Table of Contents:

I. INTRODUCTION
- 1.0 The Universe and the Future
- 2.0 The GamesMaster and the Players
- 3.0 Sequence of Events
- 4.0 Requirements for Play
II. CHARACTER GENERATION
- 5.0 Character Heritage
- 6.0 Character Development
- 7.0 Character Professions
III. SKILLS
- 8.0 Acquiring and Improving Skills
- 9.0 Military Skills
- 10.0 Psionic Skills
- 11.0 Vehicle Skills
- 12.0 Scientific Skills
- 13.0 Technical Skills
- 14.0 Interpersonal Skills
- 15.0 Environmental Skills
IV. ROBOTS
- 18.0 Robot Attributes
- 17.0 Robot Systems
V. EQUIPMENT
- 18.0 Economic Guidelines
- 19.0 Weapons
- 20.0 Protective Equipment
- 21.0 Vehicles
- 22.0 Personal Equipment
VI. WORLD GENERATION
- 23.0 Star Systems
- 24.0 Geographical Features
- 25.0 Population and Technology
VII. CHARACTER ACTION
- 26.0 Travel and Record Keeping
- 27.0 CreatIng Encounters
- 28.0 Creature and NPC Interaction
- 29.0 Action Rounds
- 30.0 Hits and Damage
VIII. SPACE TRAVEL
- 31.0 Hulls and Pods
- 32.0 Interstellar Travel
- 33.0 Interplanetary Travel
- 34.0 Space Combat
IX. ENCOUNTERS
- 36.0 Creatures
- 36.0 Non-Player Characters
- 37.0 Spaceship Encounters
- 38.0 Accidents
X. ADVENTURE: LOST ON LAIDLEY
- 39.0 The Orionis System
- 40.0 The Players and the Characters
- 41.0 The Gamesmaster’s Background
- 42.0 Laidley
- 43.0 Adventure Afterword
Appendix A: Logsheets
Appendix B: Charts and Tables
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A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games.

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Q&A about the UNIVERSE game.

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