Re: [Epic] Nukes in Epic universe

From: Lorenzo Canapicchi <lcanapic_at_...>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 23:41:21 +0100

At 01.39 17/01/97 -0500, you wrote:

>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!)

Yes! ... and I think that someone at GW also read Heinlein ... and steals
ideas >:]

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