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Rocket Age won a 2014 ENnies Judge's Spotlight Award. 

"It's alternate history pulpy retro-sci-fi space opera planetary romance. It's throttled up rocket packs burning radium on the long blast to the farthest reaches of the Solar System. It's hunting thunder lizards in the upland jungles of Venus. It's battling Ancient Martian killing machines piloted by the Deutsche Marskorps across the baking red deserts of Mars. It's exploring the deadly skies of Jupiter under the constant threat of Europan disintegration. It's RAY gun wielding heroes bulls-eyeing mutants in the blasted ruins of Io" - Ken Spencer, Rocket Age Line Developer

Rocket Age is the core rulebook in our new radium-powered game line of interplanetary adventure! Powered by the Vortex System, it's packed to the fins with all the rules, setting information and game ideas to keep you playing throughout your very own rocket age!

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October 28th, 2014
This is pretty much a perfect game for what it sets out to do. It emulates the pulp/planetary romance genre with a real warmth and enthusiasm, whilst building on a simple system and rich setting within which there is a huge variety of options for gamep [...]
December 30th, 2013
I am a huge fan of this product, and Cubicle 7 in general. When I was growing up I read Carson of Venus, and the Barsoom series wishing that I had a way to live out the adventures in those books. Now, I do... [...]
Alexander O. [Featured Reviewer]
August 25th, 2013
Rocket Age a love-letter to the era of pulp planetary romances. Radium-powered rocket ships are zooming humanity (and other alien races in the solar system) all around, with 1930s versions of the U.S.A., Britain, and France coming into conflict with th [...]
Guy S. [Featured Reviewer]
August 9th, 2013
Rocket Age took me completely by surprise. I had a great time reading through the book. The setting is evocative and pays homage to all the right source material and the Vortex System is a great rules-medium system that really brings the Pulp/Planet [...]
Kyle W. [Featured Reviewer]
August 1st, 2013
Rocket Age is a game that sort of came out of the blue for me; I don't tend to keep up on forthcoming games until they've released (I find that being unhyped about something I'm not familiar with makes me more objective), unless it's something that I'v [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on July 29, 2013.