OSS Updates

What's new in the defunct Old Solar System? To keep out of date, enjoy each oldsflash in the items below.

Aug 14, 2018

Interplanetary Knock-Out

32 world-teams every month strive to be most hit

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Aug 13, 2018

Fictional Dates of the Old Solar System

our timeline extended into fictional pasts and futures

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Aug 09, 2018

Tales To Astound

Your monthly on-site magazine of infinite adventure

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Aug 08, 2018

CLUFFS

CLUFFS - Cute Little Unfulfilled Fragments of Fascination

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Aug 07, 2018

Anthology Project

Anthology Project for New Old Solar System

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Aug 04, 2018

OSS Diary 2018

News, thoughts and reflections

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Aug 01, 2018

Uranian Throne Part 4 - Exception

Dempelath confounds Dynoom, and Hyala finds out who she is

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Aug 01, 2018

The Lifeblood of Worlds by David England

Set in an early Space Age...

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Jul 11, 2018

Uranian Throne reference page

terms and names used in the story

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Jul 09, 2018

Re: Stretching the OSS

That's an interesting question. I think a good case can be made for membership in the OSS when a story takes place entirely in our solar system but the

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Jul 05, 2018

Zones Cup 2018

the System's hit-spots

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Jul 05, 2018

Page View Winners 2018

Top of the System charts

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Jul 01, 2018

The Rogue Planet by Dylan Jeninga

a wandering world with a silent tale to tell...

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Jul 01, 2018

Uranian Throne Part 3 - The Nebulee

An inexperienced Wayfarer confronts the unknown

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Jun 26, 2018

interplanetary-knock-out-hall-of-fame

the list of champions

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Jun 04, 2018

Caliban's Bar

a drunken ditty of a spaceman's dive

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Jun 01, 2018

The Dark Forest Premise and a Look at Spacesuits by Jamie Ross

back to a better future with skin-tight suits...

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Jun 01, 2018

Uranian Throne Part 2 - Hyala

...A comforter in troubled times

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May 17, 2018

Retaliators of Luna

Thoughts on Curt Newton's Resurrection

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May 03, 2018

Zookie Must Die by Violet Bertelsen

Meeting your fate on Darkside

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May 01, 2018

The Gritty NOSS by Dylan Jeninga

Composing The Winds of Vulcan

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May 01, 2018

The Winds of Vulcan by Dylan Jeninga

The harsh little world was supposed to be lifeless, but...

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May 01, 2018

Dynoom

Uranian Throne - episode one

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May 01, 2018

Working In the Space Program

Jamie Ross writes of when he was a rocket man for real

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Apr 05, 2018

Thoughts on Michael Moorcock's The Lost Canal

Squeezing out what juice there is in a disappointing tale...

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Apr 05, 2018

Pirates of Titan by Dylan Jeninga

Kira had one last challenge to face...

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Apr 03, 2018

Europa Dive by Jamie Ross

the promised sequel to Beyond Despair...

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Mar 29, 2018

Critique of The Rise by Robert Gibson

notes by Christine Sims

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Mar 16, 2018

Relations with the Real

a tug of influence between fiction and reality

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Mar 15, 2018

Man to Mars and Moon

Since Elon Musk came up, I thought I would throw in my two centimes.. I have worked with SpaceX on a couple of projects. Musk has a sweet deal going

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Mar 13, 2018

Beyond Despair by Jamie Ross

The Seventh World secretly harbours life and saves it...

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Mar 13, 2018

Project Utopia by R Olsen

Astronomical efforts to avert sex-war...

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Mar 11, 2018

Whom Gods Destroy by Dylan Jeninga

Looters beware - the Moon is far from dead

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Mar 11, 2018

Anthology Contest

I have to admit, your contest actually got me writing and I am thankful for it. I am disappointed though in a couple of areas: (1) There was no feedback

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Mar 08, 2018

Rock and the Belt Pirates by Joe Guzzo

Rock pits his new-found powers against asteroidal villains

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Mar 07, 2018

Guess the World - Open

Readers can quiz each other

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Mar 01, 2018

The Chthonic Pull by Violet Bertelsen

A Uranian tale...

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Mar 01, 2018

On the Shoreline of Darkness by Violet Bertelsen

The night's Plutonian shore...

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Feb 15, 2018

Space Sargassoes, Derelicts and Clumps

Things that go bump in the void...

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Feb 14, 2018

Longtail - A Prologue

Adventures in a richly habitable far-future Solar System

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Feb 08, 2018

Vulcan

The legendary innermost planet, Vulcan does not exist, but stories about it do.

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Feb 07, 2018

critique of The Drop by Robert Gibson

notes by Christine Sims

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Feb 07, 2018

Rock and a Hard Place by Joseph Guzzo

Danger and mystery in the Asteroid Belt

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Feb 05, 2018

The Many-Solar-Systems Interpretation: It's A Small World After All

The universe is a big place—a very big place! This may sound like a boring fact to some, or a depressing one even, but for dedicated followers of imaginative

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Jan 22, 2018

Decisive Battles of the Old Solar System

The clashes that shaped the worlds we knew

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Jan 21, 2018

Guess the World - The Primal Hundred Scenes

Percentage your prowess as a planeteer

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Jan 17, 2018

A harsh beauty - the unforgiving moon

Luna as a cold mistress

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Jan 16, 2018

NOSS - How Far Can We Go?

What writers can or cannot do...

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Jan 13, 2018

A Toxic Grandpa of Mars

Written In Dust by Melinda M Snodgrass - report by Dylan Jeninga

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