[LMB] OT: Tales of the Solar Patrol

Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com
Mon Aug 18 08:28:25 BST 2008

On Aug 17, 2008, at 5:59 PM, Royce Day wrote:

> No, it's not a book, it's a PDF role playing supplement for Steve
> Jackson Games GURPS system (remember them?)  The basic idea is
> adventures in a Flash Gordon style take on Earth's solar system, with
> a heavy dose for RAH's Space Cadet filling out the titular Solar
> Patrol and an overall optimistic view of the universe and the power of
> SCIENCE.  For those of you who enjoy that sort of thing, I recommend
> it.

BTW, much of the illustrative art in the PDF was taken from covers of  
_Thrilling Wonder Stories_, _Startling Stories_, and _Planet Stories_  
(all SF pulp magazines from the 40s and early 50s).

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