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Sani Pass, South Africa

Regional » Airport Codes

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994

Community

   
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Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

Academic & Science » Academic Degrees

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994

Governmental » FDA

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994

Community » Law & Legal

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act

Community » Law & Legal

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act

Governmental » Military

   
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Freedonian Aeronautics And Space Administration

Governmental » NASA

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act

Governmental » NASA

   
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Filipino American Students Association

Business » Professional Organizations

   
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Fine Arts Student Association

Business » Professional Organizations

   
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Florida Anthropology Student Association

Business » Professional Organizations

   
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Fábrica Automovilística, S. A.

International » Spanish

   
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Fire Airborne Spectral Analizer

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Freedonian Air And Space Administration

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Final Approach Spacing Aids

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
FASA

Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act Of

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Freedonia Aeronatics Space Admin

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Fire Airborne Simulator Arrangement

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Filipino American Student Alliance

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

   
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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act

Governmental » US Government

   

What does FASA mean?

FASA
FASA Corporation is an American publisher of role-playing games, wargames and board games between 1980 and 2001, after which they closed operations for several years. They resumed operations in 2012. FASA first appeared as a Traveller licensee, producing supplements for that Game Designers' Workshop role-playing game, especially the work of the Keith Brothers. The company went on to establish itself as major gaming company with the publication of the first licensed Star Trek RPG, then several successful original games. Noteworthy lines included BattleTech and Shadowrun. Their Star Trek role-playing supplements and tactical ship game enjoyed popularity outside the wargaming community since, at the time, official descriptions of the Star Trek universe were not common, and the gaming supplements offered details fans craved. The highly successful BattleTech line led to a series of video games, some of the first virtual reality gaming suites, called Virtual World and a Saturday-morning animated TV series. Originally the name FASA was an acronym for "Freedonian Aeronautics and Space Administration", a joking allusion to the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup. This tongue-in-cheek attitude was carried over in humorous self-references in its games. For example, in Shadowrun, a tactical nuclear device was detonated near FASA's offices at 1026 W. Van Buren St in Chicago, Illinois.

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