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Gamma World

Gamma World is a role-playing game produced by TSR, the makers of Dungeons & Dragons.

This post-apocalyptic game takes place in a far future world, where technology, psionics, mutations, and radiation interplay and mix in a ruined world that has returned to the wilds.

Likely sources of inspiration for this game include Road Warrior, Alien, and uncountable numbers of sci-fi / post-apocalyptic films of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. It also descended from the earlier TSR game Metamorphosis Alpha[?], which involved the mutated crew of a generation starship named Warden. A component of this starship appears in the old Dungeons & Dragons module Expedition to the Barrier Peaks[?].

The original mechanics are similar in many respects to the original D&D game system, although the second and third editions changed things substantially. In particular, the third edition resembled TSR's Marvel Super Heroes.



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