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* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked. Spaceships are shiny with visible rivets, while computers are still at the vacuum tube stage and require specialists to program and use.

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* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked. Spaceships are shiny with visible rivets, while computers are still at the vacuum tube stage and require specialists to program and use.use.
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A RoleplayingGame worldbook for Creator/SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by of low-brow writers during the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is swampy, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist. RaygunGothic and RuleOfCool, in other words, are the order of the day. Info [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/talesofthesolarpatrol/ here.]]


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A RoleplayingGame worldbook for Creator/SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by of low-brow pulp writers during the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is swampy, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist. RaygunGothic and RuleOfCool, in other words, are the order of the day. Info [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/talesofthesolarpatrol/ here.]]




* EyeBeams: The Overlord of Jupiter's Gaze of Disdain, capable of vaporizing a person on the spot.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every week.

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* EyeBeams: The Overlord of Jupiter's Gaze of Disdain, capable of vaporizing a person victim on the spot.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: Science in Genre Only. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every week.



* WorldOfPhlebotinum


''Journey now to the thrilling days of . . . tomorrow!''

A RoleplayingGame worldbook for Creator/SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi writers in the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...

In other words, RaygunGothic and RuleOfCool are the order of the day. The company gives the book its own Web page [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/talesofthesolarpatrol/ here.]]


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''Journey now to the thrilling days of . . .of... tomorrow!''

A RoleplayingGame worldbook for Creator/SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi of low-brow writers in during the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, swampy, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...

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fist. RaygunGothic and RuleOfCool RuleOfCool, in other words, are the order of the day. The company gives the book its own Web page Info [[http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/books/talesofthesolarpatrol/ here.]]



* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Inherent to the setting. The Solar Patrol is good, and its enemies are irredeemably bad, except for the occasional roguish SpacePirate.
* EnergyWeapons: "Atomic Guns" are the standard sidearm for both the Patrol and its enemies. Laser pistols by contrast are considered old fashioned

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* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Inherent to the setting. The Solar Patrol is good, and its enemies are irredeemably bad, except for apart from the occasional roguish rare rogueish SpacePirate.
* EnergyWeapons: "Atomic Guns" Atomic guns are the standard sidearm for both the Patrol and its enemies. Laser pistols pistols, by contrast contrast, are considered old fashionedold-fashioned



* EyeBeams: The Overlord of Jupiter's "Gaze of Disdain" which is capable of vaporizing someone on the spot.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: WorldOfPhlebotinum. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every week.

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* EyeBeams: The Overlord of Jupiter's "Gaze Gaze of Disdain" which is Disdain, capable of vaporizing someone a person on the spot.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: WorldOfPhlebotinum. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every week.



* SpaceOpera: The setting favors dramatic plots by heroic characters against deliberately striking villains.

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* SpaceOpera: The setting favors dramatic plots by heroic characters against deliberately striking villains.



* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked. Spaceships are shiny with visible rivets, and computers are still at the vacuum tube stage, requiring specialists to program and use.

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* WorldOfPhlebotinum
* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked. Spaceships are shiny with visible rivets, and while computers are still at the vacuum tube stage, requiring stage and require specialists to program and use.


A RoleplayingGame worldbook for SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi writers in the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...

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A RoleplayingGame worldbook for SteveJacksonGames' Creator/SteveJacksonGames' popular TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi writers in the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...


* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Inherent to the setting. The Solar Patrol is good, its enemies are irredeemably bad, except for the occasional roguish SpacePirate.

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* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Inherent to the setting. The Solar Patrol is good, and its enemies are irredeemably bad, except for the occasional roguish SpacePirate.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Overlord of Jupiter may want to conquer the entire Solar System, but he always keeps his word and is willing to duel anyone who challenges him.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Overlord of Jupiter may want to conquer the entire Solar System, but he always keeps his word word, and is willing to duel anyone who challenges him.


* EnergyWeapons

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* EnergyWeaponsEnergyWeapons: "Atomic Guns" are the standard sidearm for both the Patrol and its enemies. Laser pistols by contrast are considered old fashioned


* AnOfficerAndAGentleman: The titular Solar Patrol keeps the spaceways clear and protects Earth against the Mind Masters of Mars and the Overlord of Jupiter.


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* OfficerAndAGentleman: The titular Solar Patrol keeps the spaceways clear and protects Earth against the Mind Masters of Mars and the Overlord of Jupiter.


* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: WorldOfPhlebotinum. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every ''week''.

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* EyeBeams: The Overlord of Jupiter's "Gaze of Disdain" which is capable of vaporizing someone on the spot.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: WorldOfPhlebotinum. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every ''week''.week.

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* EnergyWeapons


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* RaygunGothic: the GURPS sourcebook.

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''Journey now to the thrilling days of . . . tomorrow!''


* SpacePirates: Of the "Yo, ho,ho!" variety, with a tendency to leave their victims alive to avoid getting stomped flat by the Patrol.

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* SpacePirates: Of the "Yo, ho,ho!" ho, ho!" variety, with a tendency to leave their victims alive to avoid getting stomped flat by the Patrol.


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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Overlord of Jupiter may want to conquer the entire Solar System, but he always keeps his word, and is willing to duel anyone who challenges him.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Overlord of Jupiter may want to conquer the entire Solar System, but he always keeps his word, word and is willing to duel anyone who challenges him.


A RoleplayingGame worldbook for SteveJacksonGames' popular {{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi writers in the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...

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A RoleplayingGame worldbook for SteveJacksonGames' popular {{GURPS}} TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} system, ''Tales of the Solar Patrol'' is set in the future of the 21st Century, as it was imagined by sci-fi writers in the Golden Age Of Science Fiction. Venus is a swamp world, Mars has canals, and the Overlord of the Jupiter rules its moons with a literal iron fist...


* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Overlord of Jupiter may want to conquer the entire Solar System, but he always keeps his word, and is willing to duel anyone who challenges him.
* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: WorldOfPhlebotinum. Space drives are super efficient with no real world equivalent, and mad scientists come up with new world bending theories every ''week''.



* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked.

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* SpaceOpera: The setting favors dramatic plots by heroic characters against deliberately striking villains.
* SpacePirates: Of the "Yo, ho,ho!" variety, with a tendency to leave their victims alive to avoid getting stomped flat by the Patrol.
* ZeeRust: Deliberately invoked. Spaceships are shiny with visible rivets, and computers are still at the vacuum tube stage, requiring specialists to program and use.

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