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Astounding Tales! is a set of rules for mayhem, murder and Weird Horror set in the period between the 1920s and the end of the black-and-white B Movie era - Film Noir, hard-boiled novels, pulp magazines with Charles Atlas advertisements in the back, that sort of thing. A world where private eyes fight hoodlums, but where heroes – often cunningly disguised by wearing a small mask, which fools even their closest friends - save the world from ambitious mad scientists, laughably inept aliens and, quite often, the Germans.

Astounding Tales depends on a very fast pace, not worrying about details too much, and an attitude that says that heroes (and their sidekicks, dames and others in white hats) should have an advantage over thugs, punks, zombies and other minions of the Evil Overlords.  

This is the complete Second Edition of the game originally published by The Virtual Armchair General, on discount because we intend to bring out an updated Third edition in the not-unforeseeable future.  Until then, we don’t want you to miss out on the pulp action brought by Astounding Tales!

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July 8th, 2019
A highly entertaining read which really gets you in the mood to play Pulp games. Chock full of good ideas and plenty of period chrome. As a game designer, the game mechanics are definitely old school and seem a bit clunky to me, which is what prevents [...]
December 17th, 2016
For 5 Dollor's this is a steal so go grab a copy, I'm very happy with it. [...]
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August 21, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on August 26, 2014.