Re: [Epic] Nukes in Epic universe

From: Mike Fuller <mfuller_at_...>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 15:20:45 -0500

>I realize that this isn't a sci-fi mailing list, but I thought that,
>in light of the Heinlein comments drifting around, that I would make a
>brief note of how indebted we Epic players (or at least we Marine
>players) are to Heinlein. If you like science fiction, or can at
>least stand it, read Starship Troopers. As far as I know, this is the
>first occurence of powered armor or drop pods in sci-fi. Plus you
>have your archetypical alien bug race, complete with hive mind.
>(Tyranids, anyone?) Besides, it's a cool book. (It even includes the
>use of infantry-carried mini-nukes!)
>Seth Ben-Ezra
>Great Wolf
        This discussion brings back memories. Has anyone else played the
game Starship Troopers? It was my first "grown up" strategy game.
Michael Fuller
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