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

| 3. Juni 2015

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 1889 is THE original Steampunk […]

Space 1889 – Interview with Frank Chadwick

| 19. Februar 2012

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 Designers Workshop, for me. So, […]

Review: Abattoir in the Aether

| 10. Januar 2012

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. The case has been settled. […]

Review: The Ghosts of Mercury

| 13. November 2011

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 this one. The title alone […]

Fancy being the Villain in a Story?

| 7. November 2011

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:   Okay, here’s the competition. […]

Some quick news Items

| 15. Oktober 2011

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 at the event, notably BB […]

Epic Space 1889 Trailer

| 12. Oktober 2011

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 next installments of the series […]

Space 1889 & Beyond: Double Review

| 9. Oktober 2011

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 to the Heart of Luna […]

Space 1889 the Series

| 14. August 2011

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 36). In my local RPG […]