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Star Patrol Micro

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An experiment in microgame design. How much adventure could we fit onto a single page?

Take on the role of starship captain and patrol the border worlds to keep people safe from the pirate threat. Manage your shields and missiles to defeat the enemy ships and use the reward money to keep your ship performing to it's highest potential.

When you're comfortable try your hand at a campaign boosting your ships status and facing off against larger threats and unique missions. Can you stop the pirates once and for all? 

All on one double-sided page. Use 1 six-sided dice and track your status using either a piece of scrap paper or number of paper clips on the status tracks allowing for a big game in a small space.

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Robert K April 18, 2020 4:22 am UTC
I bought this a while back, and would like to play it.

Any chance we can get a PDF, or other printer-friendly Quick Reference Sheet, and other docs?

I really don't want to use 2 - 3 ink cartridges on just the one sheet printout, for that black star field, if I can avoid it, given the "astronomical" (see what I did there), price of printer ink.
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Jacob R November 18, 2017 6:08 am UTC
Hey, dude, I really liked this. Very efficient game design. Makes me want to do expansions.
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Steven D November 18, 2017 8:55 pm UTC
I'm excited that you enjoy it. I was proud of the design and I'm glad to hear that it worked. Expansions are definite possibility too, especially if players find it to be a worthwhile prospect. Thank you for giving this game a shot.
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Jacob R November 18, 2017 11:26 pm UTC
I really liked it. Is the system inspired by EGA Trek? I made a game inspired by that old game, too, but it takes a different tack than this. I like what you've don. Are you on G+? I'm not sure, but I don't think we've ever corresponded. I usually follow writers that I like.
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Steven D November 19, 2017 1:06 am UTC
As of now, I don't use G+ but I have just created my twitter: DicemanGames and feel free to email me at This was primarily a test of the paperclip sliders I'd discovered on another project, but the biggest inspiration for the gameplay was an old DOS favorite of mine called "Wasteland Rebels". It's one of those games that has stuck with me for two decades.
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