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Some Cool Bits Of Gamer History

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Star Rovers, Finale

Star Rovers, Encore Well, here we are. Barring a response, or libel suit, from Mr. Stocken, this will most likely be my final Star Rovers article. (There’s a temptation to begin producing new material for a game out of print … Continue reading

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Star Rovers, Part V

You Gotta Have…Wait, I Did That Bit Already Alright! After a long trek through space corporations, exchange rates, equipment failure, bodily improvement, and mining, we are staring at the skill listing for the Spacer class. This gives us the attribute … Continue reading

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Star Rovers, Part IV

Star Rovers Part IV Well, this is the first time in the history of this blog anyone actually commented to say they were looking forward to/waiting for something, so I suppose it’s a good idea to actually write it. I … Continue reading

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Star Rovers, Part III

Star Rovers III Well, this series has generated more comments than any other posting here (three! Three comments! Whoooo!), so here I am again, as my computer spends most of its processing power to churn through a few hundred thousand pieces of … Continue reading

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Star Rovers, Part II

Star Rovers Part II: Character Building (With a quick digession into game mechanics.) Right then. Let’s jump into what these articles are all about — character creation, and discovering a game system by working through it. Much as with Space Opera, … Continue reading

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Star Rovers

Star Rovers Most of the articles in this series reference games I’ve never played, or played only occasionally. Some are extremely obscure. Well, this one is definitely obscure, but it’s a bit different, in that it’s a game I played quite … Continue reading

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