Timelag is a 1980 board game published by Gameshop, Inc., which soon after was renamed to Nova Game Designs.
Timelag is a strategic two-player science fiction game in which each player controls one civilization at war with the other civilization.
Robert Destro reviewed Timelag in The Space Gamer No. 37.Destro commented that "I would recommend Timelag to those who like micro-type games."
Steve List reviewed Timelag in Ares Magazine #8 and commented that "The rules are only four pages long, and surprisingly complete. The scope of the rules is small, however, so that while what's there is complete, there ain't much to it. Save your money."
White Bear and Red Moon is a fantasy board wargame set in the world of Glorantha, created by Greg Stafford and published in 1975. Stafford first tried to sell the game to established publishers, but despite being accepted by three different game companies, each attempt ended in failure; eventually he founded his own game company in 1974, the influential Chaosium, to produce and market the game.
Ares was an American science fiction wargame magazine published by Simulations Publications, Inc. (SPI), and then TSR, Inc., between 1980 and 1984. In addition to the articles, each issue contained a wargame, complete with a foldout stiff paper map, a set of cardboard counters, and the rules.
High Fantasy is a fantasy role-playing game system originally published by Fantasy Productions in 1978. A second edition in 1981 and several subsequent books were published by Reston Publishing that featured solo adventures using the High Fantasy system. The game received mixed reviews in game periodicals including White Dwarf, The Space Gamer, Different Worlds, Ares, and Dragon.
Thieves' World is a role-playing game supplement published by Chaosium in 1981, based on the Thieves' World series of novels. It was notable for including rules and statistics allowing for its use with nine different fantasy and science-fiction RPG gaming systems.
Land of the Rising Sun is a role-playing game published by Fantasy Games Unlimited in 1980.
Adventures in Fantasy is a role-playing game published by Excalibre Games in 1979, designed by Dave Arneson and Richard Snider. The game is a fantasy system, similar to early Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), which Arneson co-created. It received mixed to negative reviews in game periodicals, including The Space Gamer, Ares, and Pegasus, and ultimately flopped. Arneson later bought the rights to Adventures in Fantasy and published a new edition in 1981 through his own company Adventure Games.
Starfall is a 1979 board game published by Yaquinto Publications.
Time War, subtitled "A Game of Time Travel and Conflict", is a science fiction board wargame published by Yaquinto Publications in 1979.
The War of the Worlds is a 1980 board wargame published by Task Force Games.
Shooting Stars is a 1980 board game published by Yaquinto Publications.
Star Fleet Battles Expansion #1 is a 1980 expansion for Star Fleet Battles published by Task Force Games.
The Lords of Underearth is a 1981 board game published by Metagaming Concepts as part of its MicroGame line.
Amoeba Wars is a 1981 board game published by Avalon Hill.
Dark Stars is a 1980 board game published by Simulations Canada.
Star Viking is a 1981 board game published by Heritage Models.
Starfire III: Empires is a 1981 board game published by Task Force Games.
Helltank is a science fiction board wargame published by Metagaming Concepts in 1981 as part of its MicroGame line. The game simulates combat in the future between a supertank and more conventional forces.
Adventures In High Fantasy is a 1981 role-playing game adventure published by Reston Publishing for High Fantasy.
Star Fleet Battles Expansion 2 is a 1982 expansion for Star Fleet Battles published by Task Force Games.
Alien Contact is a 1983 board game published by Phoenix Enterprises.