Ares Magazine #14 – The Omega War

Issue 14 of Ares Magazine featured a game called The Omega War, a two player game of strategic warfare for control of North America in the 25th century. Issue 14 came out in the spring of 1983.

Ares Magazine #1 – WorldKiller The Game of Planetary Assault

The first issue of Ares Magazine featured a game called "WorldKiller, The Game of Planetary Assault." There's also an interesting article on the "most significant science fiction and fantasy games" by (among others) Greg Costikyan. It's a nice little piece of history and a glimpse to what was state of the art nearly forty years ago.


Ares Magazine 12 – Star Trader Board Game

Issue 12 of Ares Magazine (January 1982) featured a complete board game called Star Trader, The Game of Intestellar Exploitation and Piracy. The board looks really neat.

Ares Magazine 11 – Albion Land of Faerie

The internet archive has a digital copy of the old SPI science fiction and fantasy gaming magazine Ares. Issue #11 features a full board game called "Albion Land of Faerie."

Steve Jackson’s Illuminati Playtest

Steve Jackson Games is in the process of developing a new edition of the classic game Illuminati. You can get the new Illuminati playtest files here.