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Space: 1889(R) by Frank Chadwick

Role-Playing In A More Civilized Time. Everything Jules Verne should have written. Everything H. G. Wells could have written. Everything A. Conan Doyle thought of, but never published because it was too fantastic. Everything you need for adventures of the century! This rulebook contains the complete role-playing rules with the Victorian
science fiction elements, including ether flyers and Martian cloudships, the canals and civilizations of the red planet, Venus' swamps and dinosaurs, the honeycombed interior of Luna, and the thrills of inventions and inventors—the driving force behind
Victoria's multiworld empire! It also includes the errata and additional rules from the Space:1889 Referee's Screen. This PDF includes the color pages from the original Game Designers' Workshop (GDW) printing. 224 pages.

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August 7th, 2015
This is an amazing game, which I missed first time round (due to the Housing Market crash). We have played several sessions, it's fun and easy, I thought it might be a bit to simplistic at character generation, but with the career choices you can [...]
Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
July 14th, 2015
Space: 1889 was originally released in 1988 by Game Designer's Workshop. I am reviewing my old GDW hardcover from the time and the new PDF by Heliograph, Inc.. The are identical in most respects, save for copyright information. The book is 225 pages [...]
Keith (. T. A. [Featured Reviewer]
September 14th, 2013
Years ago I picked up a game book with a Victorian Era British soldier on the cover fighting off gold-skinned ape men with fin ears. The logo had "SPACE" drawn as riveted metal with a stylized "1889" below it. I picked up the blue book and read the back [...]
July 6th, 2013
I introduced this game to my daughter a few years ago and she loved it. She is in the Navy now and doesnt have room for a library of gamebooks but this bundle will all fit on her Kindle Fire nicely! [...]
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November 24, 2008
This title was added to our catalog on November 25, 2008.