Transactions of the Royal Martian Geographical Society

The Transactions of the Royal Martian Geographical Society was a Space: 1889 fanzine that has since gone defunct. A good number of articles from the magazine are now available online at the Heliograph site.

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Iron Stars demo rules

Majestic 12 Games has these demo rules for their Iron Stars miniatures wargame. I'll let them explain:

Iron Stars is a game of space combat in an age of steam and steel. Set in a fictional universe based loosely on the writings of H. G. Wells and other fantasists, it provides a back story and ship designs from an alternate history in which the Martian Invasion actually happened, the ether is all?pervasive, and Cavorite is a reality. But, as with Starmada and other Majestic Twelve Games products, the focus is on players' imaginations; a clear and concise ship construction system is provided so you can pit your own space dreadnoughts against the likes of the Royal Navy Ether Squadron or the German Aethermarine.

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Space 1889 Short Film

Space 1889 was/is one of my favorite RPG settings. Here's a short film/teaser set in the 1889 universe.

Steamworld Daleth

For those of you looking for a different setting (indeed, a different world) for your steampunk games, you could take a look at Steamworld Daleth. The author writes:

Steamworld Daleth is a gothic world on an alien planet. Call it an imaginary country, a geofiction or a follie. During the many years I have worked on Daleth (now over 20 years) the world has become what she is now: a steampunk/gothic world where the echo of the Victorian Age still sounds, but where many odd things are yet to be discovered. It's a mix of fantasy and reality, a dreamscape of my imagination. Daleth can be used as a setting for the role playing game Intrigue & Illusions, but is not developed as such. Daleth is much more than a mere setting for a RPG. It's a world with its own dynamics.

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Victorian Villains Card Game

WarpSpawn has created a card game called Victorian Villains, which features such period luminaries as Sherlock Holmes, Tarzan, James West, Professor Moriarty, Count Dracula, Rasputin and Jack The Ripper. Its obviously not a miniatures game, but fans of the genre might find it interesting.

Update: To clear up any confusion, there are no pdf files fo the actual cards. Like all of Lloyd's marvelous games, there is simply a list of cards. You have to make your own set out of playing cards, or old ccg cards. I put stickey labels on playing cards and use them.

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