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The Space Gamer

Index The Space Gamer

The Space Gamer was a magazine dedicated to the subject of science fiction and fantasy board games and role-playing games. [1]

23 relations: Aaron Allston, Article (grammar), Bedsheet, Bimonthly, Board game, Car Wars, Charles S. Roberts Award, Digest size, English language, Fantasy, Fire & Movement, GURPS, Howard Thompson (wargame designer), Magazine, Metagaming Concepts, Role-playing game, Science fiction, Stellar Conquest, Steve Jackson (American game designer), Steve Jackson Games, United States, Warren Spector, 3W (company).

Aaron Allston

Aaron Dale Allston (December 8, 1960 – February 27, 2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels.

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Article (grammar)

An article (with the linguistic glossing abbreviation) is a word that is used with a noun (as a standalone word or a prefix or suffix) to specify grammatical definiteness of the noun, and in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope.

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The bedsheet format (also known as large pulp) was the size of many magazines published in the United States in the first quarter of the 20th century.

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No description.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Car Wars

Car Wars is a vehicle combat simulation game developed by Steve Jackson Games.

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Charles S. Roberts Award

The Charles S. Roberts Awards (or CSR Awards) was an annual award for excellence in the historical wargaming hobby.

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Digest size

Digest size is a magazine size, smaller than a conventional or "journal size" magazine but larger than a standard paperback book, approximately, but can also be and.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Fire & Movement

Fire & Movement: The Forum of Conflict Simulation was a magazine devoted to wargames, both traditional board wargames and computer wargames.

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The Generic Universal RolePlaying System, or GURPS, is a tabletop role-playing game system designed to allow for play in any game setting.

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Howard Thompson (wargame designer)

Howard M. Thompson is an American wargame designer and founder of Metagaming Concepts.

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A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).

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Metagaming Concepts

Metagaming Concepts, later known simply as Metagaming, was a company that published board games from 1974 to 1983.

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Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Stellar Conquest

Stellar Conquest is a science fiction board game designed by Howard M. Thompson that was published in 1974.

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Steve Jackson (American game designer)

Steve Jackson (born c. 1953) is an American game designer.

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Steve Jackson Games

Steve Jackson Games (SJGames) is a game company, founded in 1980 by Steve Jackson, that creates and publishes role-playing, board, and card games, and the gaming magazine Pyramid.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Warren Spector

Warren Evan Spector (born October 2, 1955) is an American role-playing and video game designer, director, writer, producer and production designer.

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3W (company)

World Wide Wargames, or 3W, was a wargame company founded in 1977 (as UKW, UK Wargamer) by Keith Poulter.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Space_Gamer

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