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A pulp-era card game of cooperation against alien attack—for 2-4 players 

It’s the year 1999, and humankind has spread from Earth, with thriving colonies on Mercury, Venus, and Mars. The Terran Service Rockets (TSR) carry passengers and cargo among these planets. Those same ships are commissioned as the Guardian Defenders of Worlds (GDW) in case of external threat.

So far, the only dangers have been from rogue asteroids. Today, however, long-range sensors detect a fleet of alien ships approaching, capturing or destroying everything in their path. Can you and your fellow captains defend the inner planets from the Invasion of the Saucer People!

Invasion of the Saucer People is a card game for 2-4 players working together to fend off a 1950's-style alien invasion. Each turn, a wave of saucers attacks, and the players must band together to defend against them. To fail is to lose one of the inner planets—Mercury, Venus, Earth, or Mars—to the invaders. Lose them all, and humankind faces extinction. 

Fortunately, your crew cards provide special abilities that can be used in a pinch to help hold off overwhelming attacks. Also, the game is self-leveling, so that 2 players face a lesser threat than 3 players or 4 do. 

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Invasion of the Saucer People is the first in a series of card games by Origins-award-winning designer Lester Smith. Watch the Popcorn Press page for more releases, including Wolf Man's Curse and the Monster Con series of card games. 

PDF Note: The print-and-play PDF version is formatted as bridge-sized cards (2.25" x 3.5"), suitable for printing on pre-perforated name-tag cardstock such as Avery #5390. Or you can print on other cardstock and cut on the dashed lines.

Special Thanks! Illustration of Invasion of the Saucer People was made possible by these Kickstarter backers.

Be sure to check out our expanding line of role-playing games, too!

 
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Glenn P February 15, 2017 6:14 am UTC
I'm sure that Wizards of the Coast (the successors to TSR) and GDW will either *adore* you, or *sue* you, for the (mis?-)use of their respective trademarks! :) LOL!
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This title was added to our catalog on April 15, 2013.