Castle Falkenstein: High Adventure in the Steam Age
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Castle Falkenstein: High Adventure in the Steam Age

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 30th 1998 by R. Talsorian Games (first published October 1st 1995)
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Loved this game! From the tie-in to alternate history ideas, to combining fantasy with the then emerging steampunk genre, it combined so many ideas in a unique and great way. Even the number generation usually done by dice, to be done by cards, because gentlemen don't play dice.

Still brilliant!
Christian Lindke
Mike Pondsmith's role-playing game of Steam, Magic, and Mayhem was ahead of its time. Thematically, this is one of the best roleplaying games ever written. Mechanically, it is a workable system -- but one that isn't for every gamer.
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Michael Alyn Pondsmith is a roleplaying, board, and video game designer. He is best known for his work for the publisher R. Talsorian Games, where he developed a majority of the company's role-playing game lines since the company's foundation in 1982. Pondsmith is credited as author of several RPG lines, including Mekton (1984), Cyberpunk (1988) and Castle Falkenstein (1994). He also contributed t...more
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