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Re: (TFT) Re: TFT Digest V3 #629

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 21:15:53 -0800
Peter von Kleinsmid <pvk@oz.net> wrote:

> At 07:54 PM 11/10/04 -0600, rmorger wrote:
> >...
> >I was basing it on the original novels not any game or
> >movie
> ...
> I'd refer you to the 1970's Avalon Hill boardgame Starship Troopers for a 
> good starting point... or just play that game for a while to get it out of 
> your system.

Note that there was another game called Starship Troopers (by AH?  I can't
recall) released around the same time as the movie, and it was not very good.

While complex, the first ST game really captured the feel of the
book.  It was also the first "real" game of its type that I ever played
(Outdoor Survival doesn't coun :) and it held my interest for a loooong

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