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The first issue produced by Steve Jackson as "The Space Gamer" (Steve Jackson Games would come later).

Cover art by Mitch O'Connell.

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Where We're Going
Editorial

Steve's first issue. TSG will be going monthly. Survey results and reader ads begin next issue. Lifetime

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Metagaming Report
Editorial

Metagaming feels comfortable with the change in TSG ownership. Boxed micros. Industry news and predictions.

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Hot Spot: A Designer's Introduction
Article

Comments, history, errata, and variant suggestions for \'\'Hot Spot\'\'.

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Time Travel and How to Game It
Article

Gaming in alternate realities

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Game Design Extraordinary
Fiction

In which we see that computer gaming can go too far

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Nuke the Air-Eaters
Article

Atomic War—in games and reality (\'\'Invasion of the Air-eaters\'\')

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Weapons for Hobbits in The Fantasy Trip
Article

Armament for the little guys in The Fantasy Trip

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Game Design: Theory and Practice: First of a Series
Article

First in a series: Theoretical foundations

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Adding Muskets to Melee
Article

Medieval escalation

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Deus Ex Machina: Computerizing Hex-Maps
Article

Computerizing Hex-Maps

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Featured Review: Snapshot
Review

A review of \'\'Snapshot\'\'

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Featured Review: Warriors of the Green Planet Trilogy
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Game Master
Reader/Fan Mail

Questions on Ogre and G.E.V.

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Capsule Reviews
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Letters
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Issue: The Space Gamer (Issue 27 - Mar 1980)
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Year: 1980
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
32 pages
Size: Letter
English
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