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This is not your grandfather's steampunk.

The Western World was wiped out, the capitals of Europe buried under a thick layer of ice.
In the aftermath of the Catastrophe, a brand-new civilization was born in the marriage between Victorian pragmatism and Indian imagination.
Now, after one century of isolation, the Anglo-Indian Raj marches forward towards a future of peace and progress.
It's a new age of exploration and discovery.

You can be a Soldier of the Raj or a Tai-pan, a sky-pirate or a psychic or a consulting detective, an inventor or a spy, a man of science or a woman of action, a civilized neanderthal or a savage human.

Explore a world changed by a glaciation and salvage its treasures.
Hunt the fierce Sabretooth Tiger and the dread Sumatran Monkey-Rat.
Face the agents of the Czar and their hordes of Neanderthal Cossacks.
Travel to the Astral Plane and meets its ethereal denizens.
Invent a better future, and fight the enemies of progress.
Discover the secrets of the Nine Unknown Masters of the World.

This is Hope & Glory, a steampulp adventure of scientific romance, intrigue, and discovery, in a brave new world.

In this book you'll find:

  • More than twenty new Edges and Hindrances!
  • The Psychic World: a new dangerous dimension and new dangerous powers!
  • The secrets of the Kalaripayattu, the Indian martial arts!
  • Extensive rules for clockwork inventions, prosthetic and automatons, including your friendly helpful majordomo!
  • A large list of steampunk gear Hope & Glory style, including the (in)famous Goventosa monowheel!

Welcome to a new world... On the 21st of October 1852, the citizens of London and Paris were awed at the sight of the western sky turning suddenly a strange shade of purple and red. The first seismic shocks were felt all over the world in the following hours, and by the dawn of the 23rd of October, the giant waves hit the coasts of Europe. In the evening of the same day, while the tremors continued, catastrophic waves also hit the coasts of Asia. Whole cities, blasted by the earthquakes, were submerged by the sea. Millions of lives were lost. Then the Black Rain began, washing the ruins and leaving behind a thick layer of ashes. Dark, impenetrable clouds hid the sun, and the Thirty Years Winter began. In the Northern Hemisphere crops failed, snow-bound cities went up in flames as the populations rioted and the governments tried to find a solution, the means to survive.
One hundred years have passed now since the Catastrophe, and humanity has survived. In the former colonial domains of Africa and South America. In the blasted plains of China. Among the remains of the Japanese archipelago. In Russian palaces sealed against the howling winds of the steppe. In the land that once was India. With sacrifice and ingenuity, with courage and hope, new nations have crawled back from the brink to claim the new world.
Science is a beacon to the future.
From the frozen wastes of Europe, where the mammoth roams, to the proud Zulu Nation of Africa, from the technological wonders of the Anglo-Indian Raj to the mist-shrouded shores of Lost America, these are the stories of a new, strange world.

Thanks for reading, and have fun!
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Dillard R November 29, 2019 3:19 am UTC
So is this now updated to SWADE as you promised?
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Gio D November 29, 2019 10:53 am UTC
There is a brand new version for the Adventure Edition
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Michael S March 16, 2020 4:48 pm UTC
You promised that we would receive the upgrade(s) for free. Is that not the case?
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Dillard R March 20, 2020 10:04 pm UTC
I certainly thought this was the case.
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Dillard R December 05, 2018 9:00 pm UTC
Are there any written reviews for this product?
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Gio D December 12, 2018 9:56 pm UTC
Hello Dillard,
yes, mostly not in English though, I hope translators help you:
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Dillard R December 17, 2018 4:25 am UTC
Thank you. Makes me want to read the Peshawar Lancers over again.
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Gio D December 17, 2018 10:10 am UTC
I can totally relate :)
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Todd S October 19, 2018 12:52 am UTC
I was all set to purchase this, and then the new Savage Worlds was announced. Will there be a version of this for the new rules?
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Gio D October 19, 2018 3:53 pm UTC
Hello Todd!
We will update for free all of our English settings as soon as possible.
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Todd S October 19, 2018 10:01 pm UTC
Oh, that's excellent news. Thank you for the quick reply!
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Justin S September 14, 2018 10:48 pm UTC
Is this a full color book? What can we expect along the lines of Print on Demand being avalible?
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Gio D September 15, 2018 5:40 pm UTC
Hello Justin,
the book is full color. We are waiting for quality check copies, PoD is probably going to be available in two weeks or so.
A discount code will be sent to who bought the PDF.
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Jeffrey K September 05, 2018 4:14 am UTC
The previews don't work :(
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Gio D September 05, 2018 9:53 am UTC
Hi Jeffrey,
on Monday it worked, now I can't see it too.
I'm checking it right now...
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Gio D September 05, 2018 1:09 pm UTC
It seems to be a general problem, I can't see other publishers previews as well
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Jeffrey K September 05, 2018 5:33 pm UTC
That doesn't surprise me. It's working now, btw. Thanks :)
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