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When computer game designer Tom Olam found himself sorcerously shanghaied by a rogue Wizard and a Faerie Lord, little did he suspect that he would soon become the pivotal force in the struggle to control an alternate Victorian Universe. But before the deadly game could end, he would first have to battle gigantic Landfortresses, outwit Dragons, romance a beautiful Adventuress, and defeat the Evil legions of a Dark Court determined to destroy him at all costs.
Then maybe, just maybe, he could find a way home again ...

It’s a novel. It’s a game. It’s both. It’s Castle Falkenstein™, an amazing journey into another universe just a few steps away from our own: a place where Dragons and Steampower rule the skies, Faerie Lords duel atop the battlements, and where the forces of Wizardry and Magick meet the gaslight streets of the Victorian Age. But with Castle Falkenstein™, the story never ends, as you too take up saber and spell to adventure in a distant world on the other side of the mysterious Faerie Veil: a world of Swashbuckling Fantasy, High Romance, and Magickal Technology. The world of—Castle Falkenstein

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Lee S March 07, 2021 11:05 pm UTC
Grabbed while it was on sale. Thanks for having this game still available.
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Andrew B March 02, 2020 2:23 am UTC
So given the fact that the "Babbage's Engine" supplement has come back, will the other supplements that were offered by Fat Goblin Games at one point, consisting of...

The Black Lady of Brodick Castle: An Adventure Entertainment
The Six-Sided Variations
The Tarot Variation
The Second Tarot Variation
The Feat Variations
The Ability Variations
Variations on the Great Game
Curious Creatures
Firearms & Margarine: An Adventure Entertainment

...will also come back? those last three supplements are most of note, as they could simply be relisted from their old form, to go with their existence in the Bundle of Holding offer on the Castle Falkenstein franchise going on now (and for another week as of this writing).

If this were to happen, and if the aforementioned supplements could even be made print-on-demand, I would feel most appreciative, as this keeps information and fun supplements available. Either way, I hope that...See more
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R. Talsorian Games, Inc. C March 02, 2020 1:39 pm UTC
Hello! We will be releasing Curious Creatures, Firearms and Margarine, and Variations on the Great Game here on DTRPG once the Bundle of Holding ends. Fireams and Margarine has already been updated with 10 new pages of information. We're currently looking at Curious Creatures and Variations and deciding if we want to publish them exactly as is or if we want to make changes. The PDFs will go up immediately. PoD options will go up once we're sure the books are how we want them.
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Jonas L December 27, 2019 8:35 am UTC
What happened to the print on demand option for this product? I was just about to buy it! I'm not interested in PDFs! Where can I get it now?
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R. Talsorian Games, Inc. C December 27, 2019 2:52 pm UTC
Hello! We made a small update involving color correction for one of the images. Unfortunately, that means we can't put it back up for sale as a PoD until we receive a proof copy. We're currently waiting on that (the holidays has slowed things down a bit). Thank you for your interest and patience!
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Jonas L December 28, 2019 10:57 am UTC
Oh ok! I'll keep an eye out! Thanks!
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Jonas L January 08, 2020 4:41 pm UTC
Will Falkenstein: Curious creatures also be returning? And any of the other sourcebooks? In print on demand, that is?
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R. Talsorian Games, Inc. C February 17, 2020 2:41 pm UTC
Yes. Keep a look out!
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Valdus C July 27, 2019 11:47 pm UTC
Anyone have comments on the quality of the pdf print on demand?
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Rory H January 25, 2020 4:23 am UTC
The PDF is a beauty, but it would need a premium level printing to really capture the full colour of the interior design.
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Rory H November 20, 2018 9:12 am UTC
Anybody else getting problems on viewing images on a Mac/iPad/iBooks/Preview?

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Rory H January 13, 2019 1:47 am UTC
Seriously, this file fails to load up images on Apple Apps - Preview, iBooks, etc.

Its a graphics issue with multiple layers - could somebody fix this and update the file please?
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Rory H February 27, 2019 6:44 pm UTC
All fixed now. Thank you R. Talsorian!
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Ronald B October 30, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
My all time favourite game. I would love to see the other major supplements come out as POD as well.
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Cynthia M April 24, 2015 7:30 am UTC
Is the binding better than in the older printings? I've owned three copies of the old rulebook and they always fell apart.
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Leonard O September 16, 2013 5:40 am UTC
Please guys, can you offer a P.O.D. version soon?
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This title was added to our catalog on June 02, 2005.