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1980
Primary Name
Space Opera
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1982 Edition
Publisher: Fantasy Games Unlimited
Year: 1982
Box Set
Product Code: 7101
182 pages
Size: 9.12 x 11.12 inches
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1980 Edition
Publisher: Fantasy Games Unlimited
Year: 1980
Box Set
Product Code: 7101
182 pages
Size: 9.25 x 11.15 inches
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Publisher: Fantasy Games Unlimited
Soft Cover
200 pages
Size: Letter
1.06 pounds
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Space Opera is a science-fiction role-playing game focused on space opera themed adventures. Although generic, it has an official universe first described in Space Marines.

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Table of Contents

Books

  • A 92 page Volume 1 rules book with sections on human and alien player characters, character generation, a dozen career areas, over 175 skill areas, psionic talents, equipment maintenance and repair, starship maintenance, and asteroid mining.
  • A 90 page Volume 2 rules book with sections on equipment lists and descriptions, technology levels, vehicles and aircraft, weapons, ground combat, starship design and combat, interstellar commerce, starports, planet generation, non-player characters and encounters, and aliens.

Supplementary Material

  • A double-sided blue cardstock Character Record Sheet/Novagun Targeting and Range Chart
  • A double-sided blue cardstock UFP Planet Survey Form/Starship Data Sheet
  • A double-sided blue cardstock UFP Intelligence Report Form/Novagun Action Hit Table
  • A double-sided blue cardstock UFP Contact Report Form/Novafire Success and Penetration Chart

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  • A half page summary of game contents
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Alternate Character Classes for Space Opera

Businessmen, bureaucrats, athletes, and rogues for Space Opera.

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Capsule Reviews

Federation Space (TFG), Helltank (Metagaming), Space Opera, 2nd Edition (FGU), The Spawn of Fashan (Games of

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Devine Qui Vient Dîner Ce Soir...

The Flyingclaw, a creature for both AD&D and Space Opera.

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Des Donjons dans les étoiles

A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games.

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Fighting the Good Fight: Combat variations in the SPACE OPERA game

Advanced melee rules to make the Space Opera game more exciting and skillful.

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Games

Reviews of Traveller and Space Opera

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Invasion sur Crystalya 5

An adventure for Space Opera.

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Letters

A letter by William A. Barton includes reviews of Paranoia Press\' Traveller record sheet products, Space Opera,

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Lost Games Safari

The Hunt for Out-of-Print Games Worthy of a Second Look
A review of Space Opera

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