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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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