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Space 1889: The Secret of Phobos – Support this Movie!

As I mentioned in the podcast two days ago, there is a Space 1889 movie in the making in Viernheim, Germany and there is a Kickstarter project for the movie, please lend your support! Here is some more info on what the project and the movie are all about: Space …

Space 1889 – Interview with Frank Chadwick

This is one of the proudest moments in the history of this blog. Andy Frankham-Allen, Editor/Author @ Untreed Reads Publishing, Cardiff Office and responsible for the Space: 1889 & Beyond series of novels arranged an interview with Frank Chadwick, creator of the original Space:1889 role playing game and founder of Games …

Review: Abattoir in the Aether

After Space 1889 & Beyond’s strong start, deep plunge and somewhat recovery with Ghost of Mercury, I started reading Abattoir in the Aether by L. Joseph Shosty with mixed feelings. This novel would basically decide whether or not I would read the next and the rest of the first series. …

Review: The Ghosts of Mercury

Before I start with the review, here is a great trailer for The Ghosts of Mercury: and now on with the review: Mercury, my second favourite location of the Space 1889 solar system (after the asteroid belt/remains of Vulcan, in case you wondered). I was really looking forward to reading …

Fancy being the Villain in a Story?

If it is your ambition to leave a mark in Steampunk literature, but you are not the writing type, here’s your chance: You can be the villain in an upcoming Space 1889 & Beyond adventure! It is really easy, all you have to do… Well, I let Andy Frankham-Allen explain: …

Some quick news Items

EuroSteamCon is taking more and more shape. Right now, feedback has come in from the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Romania, Sweden, Norway, Italy and The Netherlands. Now, I would really like to hear something from my Polish friends… We have also bands who have signaled interest in performing …

Epic Space 1889 Trailer

My friend Andy Frankham-Allen, the mastermind behind the Space 1889 & Beyond series of e-books and author of the excellent Journey to the Heart of Luna, was kind enough to inform me about this little trailer: Excellent, and the accompanying score is fittingly dramatic. I am looking forward to the …

Space 1889 & Beyond: Double Review

The e-book series Space 1889 & Beyond is out and I have already been lucky enough to get a review copy of Journey to the Heart of Luna and Vandals on Venus. Both are relatively quick reads, which is why I am going to review them in one go. Journey …

Space 1889 the Series

Back in the late 1980’s when I first regularly delved into the vast multiverse of Role Playing Games I came across Space 1889. It then held little interest for me. I was predominantly into Shadowrun (First Edition) and Dungeons & Dragons (the original boxed sets which went up to level …