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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:

  • An analysis of themes and styles of Indian Steampunk!
  • A Bestiary of creatures and NPCs typical of the Raji!
  • A full plot point campaign which will lead you in the skies of half the known world!
  • A number of Savage Tales!
  • And much much more!
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 3:20 am UTC
The SWADE versions just came out are our purchases going to be updated to the new version?
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Gio D November 29, 2019 10:54 am UTC
You should have received a huge discount for the new edition.
Plus, a 61 pages free quickstart is on his way.
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Jeffrey K November 30, 2019 6:46 am UTC
I have not received a SWADE discount code for the Master's Guide or the Player's Handbook.
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Gio D November 30, 2019 12:13 pm UTC
Hello Jeffrey, please send us an email. I will reply with the discount.
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Jeffrey K November 30, 2019 9:05 pm UTC
Thank you, Gio. I just sent a message through the SpaceOrange42 web site. Is that the correct way to send it to you?

Thanks :)
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Gio D December 01, 2019 12:49 pm UTC
Yes! Please use the site.
Be patient, the site has ongoing work in progress :)
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Jeffrey K December 01, 2019 9:56 pm UTC
Got it.

Thank you, Gio!
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James H June 17, 2019 2:53 am UTC
Has this been updated for SWADE yet?
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Gio D November 29, 2019 10:55 am UTC
Right now
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David S March 10, 2019 3:03 am UTC
So this is similar to S.M. Stirling's novel "The Peshawar Lancers"? I'm not complaining if it is-- it's one of his more interesting and least creepy works. It would be awesome to have a Savage Worlds book so closely related that you could immediately run a PL game. Or maybe after I buy it, I'll want to just use the default setting. Pretty sure I am going to buy this one, though. You guys earned a lot of goodwill and trust with "Seven Deadly Dungeons".
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Dillard R December 01, 2019 6:45 pm UTC
Similar but Arcane Backgrounds are quite different.
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Gilbert G September 06, 2018 3:48 pm UTC
A really impressive work. I really like the Indian Steampunk twist.
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Jeffrey K September 05, 2018 4:15 am UTC
The previews don't work.
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Gio D September 05, 2018 9:52 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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Jochen W September 05, 2018 2:57 pm UTC
They do work for me. Did you try the usual browser shenanigans or another browser?
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Jeffrey K September 05, 2018 5:35 pm UTC
It was apparently a DriveThru problem affecting the previews of numerous products, but it seems to be resolved now.
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Gio D September 05, 2018 5:56 pm UTC
The customer service said it was "a temporary glitch", everything is fine right now!
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