Mayday

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NOTE: This page presents information of the Traveller game Mayday, please see Signal GK for the Library entry for Mayday.

Mayday
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Mayday, Bag, small box and large box
Publisher Game Designers Workshop
Version Classic Traveller
Author Marc Miller
Format Game (8.5x11 ziplock, 5.5x8.5 box, 9x12 box)
Canonical Yes
Edition 3rd
Year Published 1978
Pages TBD
Available from RPGNow
Product no 404, 601
Table of Contents
TBD
Mayday is Game 1 for Classic Traveller.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Basic two-player SF wargame of ship-to-ship space combat featuring movement (responding to both thrust and gravity), laser fire, missile fire, and ship-computer programming.

  • Scenarios include The Grand Prix, The Attack, Piracy, Battle, and Smuggling.

Table of Contents[edit]

No information yet available.

Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Intended as Game 1 for the "Traveller" RPG universe and uses a variant of the "Traveller" starship rules. One of GDW's Series 120 games, designed to be played in two hours or less. The original 1978 version won the Charles Roberts Award for the Best Science Fiction Game of the Year; other editions were published in 1980 and 1983.

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