Space: 1889: Science Fiction Role Playing in a More Civilized Time

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966892697
  • Publisher: Heliograph
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Characters 8
Attributes and Skills 10
Careers 12
Skill Explanations 18
The Victorian Age 20
Britain and the World 22
Victorian Values 23
Government and Politics 24
Victorian Society 26
The Military 30
Victorian Women 32
The Chivalric Orders 33
The Referee 34
Non-Player Characters 36
Event Resolution 44
Adventures 46
Rewards and Experience 48
Equipment 51
Scientific Equipment 52
Reference Materials 52
Tools 53
Travelling Gear 54
Fuels 55
Explosives 55
Firearms 56
Melee Weapons 58
Armor 58
Primitive Weapons 59
Martian Artillery 59
Heavy Ordnance 60
Machineguns 61
Inventions 62
Land Transportation 72
Water Transportation 73
European Aerial Vessels 74
Martian Aerial Vessels 75
Science 76
Research and Inventions 78
The Research Areas 81
Ether Flyer Design 82
Combat 89
Turn Sequence 90
Attacks 91
Melee Attacks 92
Missile Attacks 94
Movement 96
Wounds 96
Grappling 97
Heavy Weapons 98
Morale 100
Explosives 100
Aerial Combat 102
Animal Combat 108
Travel and Exploration 112
Land Travel 114
Water Travel 116
Aerial Travel 118
Encounters 120
Weather 121
Exploration 122
Space Travel 124
The Ether 126
The Solar System 128
Interplanetary Travel 130
Hazards of Space Travel 132
Commercial Passage 133
Luna 134
The Trip to Luna 136
The Crash 137
Descent into the Moon 138
The Caverns of Luna 140
The Selenites 142
Russian Tirade 144
Imprisoned 145
Escape 146
Further Adventures 147
Mars 148
Physical Character 150
Prehistory 150
Recent History 152
The Canals of Mars 154
City-States 160
Syrtis Major 162
The British on Mars 164
Europeans on Mars 168
Mars' Treasures 172
Skrill Riders of Mars 174
High Martians 176
Hill Martians 178
Canal Martians 180
Martian Animals 182
Adventures on Mars 186
Venus 188
Geography 190
The Exploration of Venus 192
Colonies 194
Lizard-Men 196
Biology 198
Players' Summary: Venus 200
Charts 201
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