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A five chapter Space: 1889 adventure revealing buried secrets of Mars, including rules and aids for exciting chase sequences through the streets of a Martian city, details of two very different nations of Steppe Martians, diagrams of a canal ship and a new High Martian screw galley. This edition contains all of the material from the original Game Designers' Workshop (GDW) publication

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Eric S February 17, 2021 5:26 pm UTC
My purchase offers two PDF downloads: BeastmenofMars-HEL1902-5.pdf and HEL1902PDF_Beastmen_of_Mars_OCR_BM_meta.pdf. What is the difference between these two PDFs? Which is the "authoritative" copy that I should use when GMing this adventure?
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Eric S March 07, 2021 5:38 am UTC
I'll answer my own question because it's so embarrassing.

The version titled "HEL1902PDF_Beastmen_of_Mars_OCR_BM_meta.pdf" is the authoritative version, and it also has a handy Index/TOC in the front. The other version does not. This also follows for all my other Space: 1889 Heliograph titles--versions starting with "HELxxxPDF" (or similar) are the ones to use while gaming.
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February 19, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on November 17, 2008.