Ilford Wargames Group
The UN has taken the discovery of a new form of drive that makes getting into space cheap and easy as the basis for starting the discovery of the solar system. The genius that discovered this drive has suggested that at some points in the system, the drive will also allow the opening of gates to other stars...
Many of the concepts for this campaign have been lifted from Starfire (http://www.starfiredesign.com/) and other games systems so the actual underlying rules are not found anywhere but in the umpire's head!
The basics however are: -