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  Space 1889 by GDW "Science Fiction Role Playing in a More Ci (download torrent) - TPB
Space: 1889 is the direct ancestor of such popular games as Castle Falkenstein and Deadlands, as well as a number of other less well known efforts.
Although Space: 1889 has been out of print since 1994, and its publisher GDW is now out of business, it is still possible to obtain copies of most game materials.
The Space: 1889 computer game locates the last surviving members of the race of intelligent dinosaurs who once ruled the Earth in vast caverns deep underground, and there were firm plans to reveal that Venus was hollow as well, with another secret civilization.
thepiratebay.org /tor/3894032/Space_1889_by_GDW__Science_Fiction_Role_Playing_in_a_More_Ci   (3622 words)

  
  1889 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 4 - Grover Cleveland, 24th President of the United States (1885 - 1889) is succeeded by Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893).
March 9 - Yohannes IV is killed in the Battle of Metemma; Sudanese forces, who had been almost defeated, rally and destroy the Ethiopian army.
In March of 1889, a German naval force shelled a village in Samoa, and by doing so destroyed some American property.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1889   (1644 words)

  
 Space 1889/D6 Conversion Notes
The 1-to-6 attribute rating in Space 1889 can be translated into D6 terms by considering the 1889 rating as the number of pips to be added to the basic minimum of 2D to get the actual D6 rating.
Space 1889 rules include a series of cascade skills, each of which is actually a header for a subset of specialties.
The damage levels presented in the Space 1889 rulesbook are intended as half the number of ds of damage that the weapon inflicts under D6 System rules.
www.fortunecity.com /tattooine/zenith/134/s1889d6.htm   (895 words)

  
 Paris 1889
This is a twenty-six by forty-eight centimeter plan of the Champ de Mars during the Exposition Universelle of 1889, used by visitors at the time of the fair, a bold political statement on the part of France, as well as an overwhelming success.
Today we contemplate, in its brilliancy and in its splendor, the work born of this century of labor and of progress...Our dear France is worthy of attracting to her the chosen of the peoples.
The Exposition Universelle de 1889 in Paris was meant to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution.
www.lib.umd.edu /ARCH/honr219f/1889pari.html   (4462 words)

  
 Medical Class of 1889, University of Pennsylvania Archives
The median age at graduation for the Medical Class of 1889 was 23 or 24 years of age, with about half the class having been born in 1864, 1865 and 1866.
The enrollment of the Medical Class of 1889 remained remarkably constant during the three course years: 137 students in the first year, 136 students in the second year, and 139 in the third year.
Of these 1889 graduates, 92 had entered medical school as first-year students in the fall of 1886; the other 36 were part of the 58 students who had begun their medical studies before 1886 and joined the Medical Class of 1889 after its first course year.
www.archives.upenn.edu /histy/features/1800s/1889med/studt.html   (1198 words)

  
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An example application is audio conferencing where a mixer indicates all the talkers whose speech was combined to produce the outgoing packet, allowing the receiver to indicate the current talker, even though all the audio packets contain the same SSRC identifier (that of the mixer).
Schulzrinne, et al Standards Track [Page 9] RFC 1889 RTP January 1996 All header data is aligned to its natural length, i.e., 16-bit fields are aligned on even offsets, 32-bit fields are aligned at offsets divisible by four, etc. Octets designated as padding have the value zero.
Schulzrinne, et al Standards Track [Page 53] RFC 1889 RTP January 1996 RTP data header extensions: The contents of the first 16 bits of the RTP data header extension structure must be defined if use of that mechanism is to be allowed under the profile for implementation-specific extensions (Section 5.3.1).
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1889.txt   (17917 words)

  
 History of the Johnstown Flood
On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died.
By the morning of May 31, 1889, there was water in the streets.
And, in the late afternoon of May 31, 1889, people were gathered in the upper stories of their homes, waiting out the worst of it, just as they had done many times before.
www.jaha.org /FloodMuseum/history.html   (1822 words)

  
 Histiography of Johnstown Flood of 1889
The Johnstown Flood of 1889 was an event that shocked a nation, and one that was covered extensively by every extant form of media.
Beale exhausted himself helping others the night of May 31, 1889, and in the months that followed had one of the most important jobs in town, being the keeper of the morgue records.
In 1889, at the age of six, Gertrude Quinn experienced horrors that few other children could imagine in their worst nightmares.
www.nps.gov /archive/jofl/histiography.htm   (4427 words)

  
 My Space 1889 game
The first is used in my game, since it roughly matches the description in the game book: a "1" is pretty poor, a "6" is as good as you are likely to see, and "3" is about average.
In most cases, a skill level of "1" in Space 1889 is a Familiarity (8- roll) with that skill in Hero.
In the Space: 1889 system, Observation is the perception skill and defaults to Int-1; disregard the default.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Tom_Carman/S1889/mygame.htm   (1168 words)

  
 The 1889 Society
The formation of The 1889 Society will show all who visit the museum and other attractions in the Johnstown Discovery Network that Johnstown remembers the tragic, inspiring story of the flood, and its heroic people, and is committed to sharing it with the world.
The 1889 Society has been formed as part of JAHA's current capital campaign, "Preserving Our Heritage: Revitalizing Our Community," which is designed to help JAHA complete the Johnstown Discovery Network.
The 1889 Society already has about 60 members who have contributed more than $3.2 million against that goal, leaving less than $300,000 remaining to be raised.
www.jaha.org /CapitalCampaign/1889Society.html   (631 words)

  
 1889 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule by Baseball Almanac
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive team schedule for the 1889 Philadelphia Phillies with dates for every game played, opponents faced, a final score, and a cumulative record for the 1889 season.
The 1889 Philadelphia Phillies (click team name for complete roster) home / road splits for the regular season were 43-24-1 (0.642 winning percentage) at home and 20-40-2 (0.333 winning percentage) away.
During the regular season the 1889 Philadelphia Phillies scored the most runs (16) on May 16, 1889 versus the Chicago White Stockings.
baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/schedule.php?y=1889&t=PHI   (276 words)

  
 1889 Michigan House of Representatives Cigarette Hazards Report
The report-development process began February 26, 1889, in the Michigan House of Representatives.
The public, and thus legislators, are typically educationally deteriorated people whose so-called "degrees" do not provide them the level of awareness of even grade school children of a century ago.
This occurred during the term of Francis Willard, M.S., M.A., LL.D. WCTU sent Congress thousands of petitions for banning cigarettes, citing the already then-known fact that cigarettes were "causing insanity and death to thousands" of youths.
medicolegal.tripod.com /mihouse1889.htm   (3674 words)

  
 United Brethren Obituaries - Religious Telescope - October 9, 1889
She was converted and joined the United Brethren Church at the age of fifteen, and lived a Christian all her life.
She was a quiet Christian, and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and died in the hope of immortal life.
In 1844, while the writer was holding a meeting near by them, she and her husband were converted and received into the Church.
www.huntington.edu /ubhc/publications/telescope/1889/10/rt18891009obits.htm   (1767 words)

  
 IEEE History Center - Power System of Boston’s Rapid Transit, 1889
On 9 April 1889, a newspaper reported that a team of horses had been electrocuted while traveling over the conduit track on Boylston Street.
For example in April 1889, Joseph Moore, one of the company's traffic superintendent, had written to president Whitney advising him of troubles with armatures, motors, fields, bearings, resistance and switch boxes, all necessary for the power system of Boston's Rapid Transit propelling electric streetcars.
Oct 1889 EP Allis, manufacturer of steam engines from Milwaukee, is awarded the contract for six triple expansion Corliss Reynolds steam engines.
www.ieee.org /organizations/history_center/mbta.html   (1508 words)

  
 LAND RUN of 1889   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Land Run of 1889, although not without precedent in the history of the West, began the disposal of the federal public domain in Oklahoma.
In the spring of 1889 the largest accumulations of would-be settlers massed in camps at the Kansas border towns, mainly at the railroad towns of Arkansas City and Caldwell.
April 22, 1889, dawned bright and clear upon the hordes, an estimated fifty thousand strong, that surrounded the Unassigned Lands.
www.ok-history.mus.ok.us /enc/landrun.htm   (1690 words)

  
 Search Results for "1889"
1889, Jan 3 Despite warnings from Milan, the assembly passed a liberal revision of the constitution.
A descendant of one of Tunisia's most prominent ulama families, he studied and taught...
1889 Angus Campbell tested the first spindle-type cotton picker; this type of machine was not fully developed and marketed successfully until the 1940s, competing...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=1889   (269 words)

  
 1889 Michigan House of Representatives Cigarette Hazards Report
The report-development process began February 26, 1889, in the Michigan House of Representatives.
The public, and thus legislators, are typically educationally deteriorated people whose so-called "degrees" do not provide them the level of awareness of even grade school children of a century ago.
This occurred during the term of Francis Willard, M.S., M.A., LL.D. WCTU sent Congress thousands of petitions for banning cigarettes, citing the already then-known fact that cigarettes were "causing insanity and death to thousands" of youths.
members.tripod.com /medicolegal/mihouse1889.htm   (3674 words)

  
 University of Northern Colorado Foundation - Presidents Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1889 Society recognizes the distinguished individuals and organizations that support the University of Northern Colorado with annual gifts of $1,000 or more.
Through their generous contributions and continued support, 1889 Society members create opportunities for UNC students and faculty to excel.
The 1889 Society paves the way for the future and supports an exceptional education for UNC students.
www.unco.edu /foundation/af_president.html   (140 words)

  
 History of Vancouver - Vancouver Board of Trade in 1889
The March 13, 1889 issue of the News-Advertiser (Page 8) devotes much space to the annual meeting of the Board, and treats at length the report of the outgoing president, David Oppenheimer.
But the report of the meeting of June 4, 1889 begins: “The quarterly meeting of the Board of Trade was held last evening.” A puzzlement.
In 1889 Yorkshire-born Carter-Cotton, who’d arrived in Vancouver after the Great Fire of 1886, was the publisher of the News-Advertiser—from which we’ve been distilling these reports of the Board’s activities.
www.vancouverhistory.ca /biz_1889.htm   (2992 words)

  
 1889 - proquest.umi.com/login?COPT=REJTPTFhY2MmSU5UPTAmVk
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein, born on April 26th 1889 in Vienna, Austria, was a charismatic enigma.
1889 Timeline discussed in the Arkansas Encyclopedia of famous Arkansans, landmarks, state events, and historic happenings.
Heidegger was born on September 26, 1889 in Messkirch in south-west Germany to a Catholic family.
listcollection.com /ltlt/1889.html   (137 words)

  
 Johnstown Flood of 1889 - Historic
Johnstown in 1889 was a steel company town of Germans and Welsh.
With a population of 30,000, it was a growing and industrious community known for the quality of its steel.
on the chilly, wet afternoon of May 31, 1889 the inhabitants heard a low rumble that grew to a "roar like thunder." Some knew immediately what had happened: after a night of heavy rains, the South Fork Dam had finally broken, sending 20 million tons of water crashing down the narrow valley.
www.johnstownpa.com /History/hist19.html   (640 words)

  
 Smith County Articles in Texas Christian Advocate, 1889-1890   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Green, Garden Valley, on the 2d of Oct., was cleaning under his gin, and the saws caught her shirt sleeve, cutting off his hand and carrying it through the machinery, resulting in death not long afterwards.
Born and brought up of noble parentage, he inherited all those sterling qualities that belong to strength of character, and was blessed with that cultivation which rapidly develops those powers of mind and heart essential in the completion of every life.
His love and reverence for his father, his love and devotion for his mother, together with his loving, generous disposition toward all the members of the household are best understood when we say that his chief delight was to give each all the pleasure possible.
www.uttyl.edu /vbetts/texas_christian_advocate_1889-1890.htm   (10941 words)

  
 Reference for 1889 - Search.com
Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
In March of 1889, a German naval force shelled a village in Samoa, and by doing so destroyed some American property.
The last surviving person verified as born in 1889 was María Capovilla, who died on August 27, 2006.
www.search.com /reference/1889   (2131 words)

  
 Dallas County, Missouri, Historical News Clips, 1889
He was a young man of steady habits and business qualifications and was taken away in springtime of his life being only aged 20y 9m.
Friday morning, March 29, 1889, Lucy Pippin, wife of John M. Pippin, died of pneumonia fever.
James G. White and Mary E. Murry were married at the residence of the brides father Sunday July 28, 1889.
www.mogenweb.org /dallas/newsclips/Local_1889.html   (1493 words)

  
 Space: 1889
Thus, Mars is a planet populated by ancient races who built a network of canals in an attempt to save their civilization from the encroaching desert.
In the universe of Space: 1889, the Canal Martians live in the remnants of their once proud cities while fighting off their barbarous cousins who live in the steppes and high plateaus of the Red Planet.
When Thomas Edison invents a space drive, the Æther Propeller, he opens these strange worlds to the imperial nations of Earth and a wave of interplanetary colonization quickly follows.
ourworlds.topcities.com /space1889/index.html   (224 words)

  
 Space 1889
Thus, Mars is a planet populated by ancient races who built a network of canals in an attempt to save their civilization from the encroaching desert.
In the universe of Space: 1889, the Canal Martians live in the remnants of their once proud cities while fighting off their barbarous cousins who live in the steppes and high plateaus of the Red Planet.
Dan Thompson's contribution to the universe of Space: 1889.
www.ifelix.co.uk /space1889.html   (343 words)

  
 Space/Hero 1889
Space 1889 is a heroic campaign and player must have normal character maxima disadvantage without taking point for it.
Role a dice once for each attribute; if the sum is less than 18, you may add points to bring the total to 18.
The firts four attributes are converted directly to their Hero equivalent by adding 14 to the Space 1889 attribute value.
www.geocities.com /TimesSquare/Realm/6532/victor.html   (605 words)

  
 Paris Exposition of 1889 (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress)
The Universal Exposition of 1889 (Exposition Universelle de 1889) was a highly successful international exhibition and one of the few world's fairs to make a profit.
These include an aerial view of Paris from an air balloon in LOT 7586 (part of the Gaston Tissandier Collection) and a photo of the American Bell Telephone Co. and Western Electric Co. exhibit in LOT 11533-29-39 (part of the Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection); additional, related images may be available in these collections.
The Paris fairs of 1889 and 1900 are discussed and compared, with a section on posters.
www.loc.gov /rr/print/coll/250_paris.html   (1419 words)

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