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Castle Falkenstein: High Adventure in the…

Castle Falkenstein: High Adventure in the Steam Age

by Michael Alyn Pondsmith

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Series: Castle Falkenstein

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    Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel by Susanna Clarke (Jannes)
    Jannes: A bit earlier time-wise than Falkenstein, But a great source for inspiration on how 19th century society might operate when magic and faeries are a fact of life. Also a great take on magicians and magic in war sans fireballs and magic missiles.
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    Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank by Phil Foglio (Jannes)
    Jannes: Girl Genius is more outlandish and cartoonish than Falkenstein, but the focus on continental Europe and german culture rather than Britain and the anglo-saxon outlook more common in other steampunk works makes it great inspirational material. There's also a lot of "mad science" to mine for ideas for infernal devices...… (more)
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    The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (Jannes)
    Jannes: Political scheming, kings, castles, duels, chases... everything you could hope for in a victorian romance

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An unusual, very well written game system and world. Set in a universe where magic, Fae, and dragons co-exist with 19th Century technology, Castle Falkenstein uses cards (no gentleman would dare touch dice!) for conflict resolution. Unfortunately not well supported, but a very good game. ( )
  BruceCoulson | Jan 29, 2014 |
Lucked upon it in a local bookstore, in Israel!
  tundranocaps | Feb 3, 2009 |
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