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

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]

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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.

Early Classic Traveller Game Modules[edit]

These games helped to set the setting of the very early Third Imperium in the early 1980's:

  1. Asteroid (game)
  2. Azhanti High Lightning
  3. Dark Nebula (game)
  4. Fifth Frontier War (game)
  5. Imperium
  6. Invasion Earth
  7. Mayday
  8. Snapshot
  9. Striker

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