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Babbage's Engine

Babbage's Engine


A brass band plays as hundreds of onlookers crowd the railway platform, eager to catch a glimpse of the Duchess Elisabeth as she departs on her maiden journey along the new Paris-München-Vienna Express Line. This train, the most advanced in the world, will allow travel from one end to the other in a mere two days instead of the normal three! Operated by an advanced Babbage Engine and appointed with the finest of luxuries, this train represents the firm alliance of France, Bayern, and the Austrian- Hungarian Empire and serves as a showpiece of their technological prowess.

A prowess one particular mastermind covets with all his black heart…

Babbage's Engine is an Adventure Entertainment for the award-winning roleplaying game of High Adventure in the Age of Steam, Castle Falkenstein!

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Paul D January 25, 2020 2:06 pm UTC
I got this originally from Fat Goblin: plusses in this FREE version the additional maps of the train carriages, negative is that reskinned fey dramatic character still has aversion to large quantities of iron. I.E. the majority of the adventure locations
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R. Talsorian Games, Inc. C January 25, 2020 2:52 pm UTC
That is, unfortunately, true of many of the "lesser" Faerie species. In this case, however, the Duchess Elisabeth is constructed primarily from steel alloys and not iron. Steel does not repulse Fae as iron does, per page 23 of Memoirs of Auberon of Faerie (steel weapons can cause additional damage to them, however). Remember, this train was constructed to highlight the alliance of three nations which are involved in the Second Compact, of which the Seelie Court is also a member.
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R. Talsorian Games, Inc. C January 25, 2020 3:13 pm UTC
Your point is well taken, though, and we have added a sidebar noting that Fae can travel aboard the Duchess Elisabeth without fear.
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Paul D January 27, 2020 5:06 pm UTC
Thanks for listening (technically reading) and acting upon what I said. It'll just be a single Courage check for any fey to enter the wrought iron elegance of the station as depicted then! lol
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This title was added to our catalog on January 24, 2020.