Classic Microgames Museum
- In addition to the twenty-two games in the MicroGame line, Metagaming released
five MicroHistory wargames.
- There were also eight MicroQuest adventures for The Fantasy Trip,
the first microgame based role-playing system.
- The last of the MicroGames were released in 1982 and Metagaming ceased operations in April of 1983.
- Invasion of the Air-Eaters was follwed by a sequel: The Air-Eaters Strike Back!, Metagame 1.
- Artifact was MicroGame 16
- Rommel's Panzers was MicroHistory 1
- The box art for Ram Speed was incorrectly printed. The barely
legible boxes were released anyway to take advantage of the cost savings.
- Death Test, first edition, back cover is white
- Death Test, second edition, back cover is black
- Death Test, third edition, boxed
- MicroQuests 4 and 6 both involved real-life treasure hunts using clues found in the games.
The Silver Dragon prize was located, however the location of the Unicorn Gold prize was never revealed.
- A Fistful of Turkeys with 'no turkey' sticker on plastic bag
- A Fistful of Turkeys removed from bag to show cover art
- After former Metagaming designer Steve Jackson started his own line
of small-format games, Metagaming released the satirical A Fistful of Turkeys
which mimicked the format used by the initial Steve Jackson Games releases.
See a side by side comparison.
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