Pointers to Useful Background Info

In an attempt to make an index to useful background information that is available (and so you don’t have to read everything), I’m trying to list a few more useful topics and where you can find them in the source material (all versions). Please add on a you find something worthwhile!

Syrtis Major and British Mars

Colonial Civil Service on Mars

Transactions of the Royal Martian Geographic Society (TRMGS) Vol 3 pp. 111-117

Colonial Police Force

TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 121-123

Edward’s Guide to Syrtis Major

The Legation Compound – TRMGS Vol 1 pp. 69-74
The Residency – TRMGS Vol 1 pp. 113-119
The Bradley House – TRMGS Vol 1 pp. 169-171
The European Quarter – TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 29-32
Shops of the English Quarter – TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 88-89

Issues of the Syrtis Star (“newspaper” with hooks and such)

TRMGS Vol 1 pp. 10-11, 44-45, 102-103, 152-153
TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 8-9, 69-70, 113-114, 169-170
TRMGS Vol 3 p. 110

Royal Martian Constabulary

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 17-19, 74-75

Elsewhere on Mars

Major Political Entities of Mars

Conklin’s Atlas of the Worlds, p. 75

City States

(see also http://www.heliograph.com/trmgs/trmgs4/city.shtml)

Andryn

Challenge #54

Ausonia

Tales From the Ether, pp. 52-63

Avenel

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 25-28

Bordobaar

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 59-66

Dioscuria

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 180-190

Fadath

TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 150-152

Gorovaan

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 191-194

Idaeus Fons

TRMGS Vol 3, pp. 129-132

Karkarham

Cloud Captains of Mars, pp. 38-55

Melas
Challenge Magazine #69, #70
Moeris Lacus

Steppelords of Mars, p. 23

Noachis

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 160-164

Noorlan

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 155-159

Shastapsh

TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 136

Thymiamata

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 134-147

Other Nations

France on Mars

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 153-158 (see also Idaeus Fons)

Germany on Mars (and elsewhere)

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 121-131

Japan on Mars

TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 143-149

Russia on Mars

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 115-120

Other Martians

Desert Nomads

Caravans of Mars pp. 4-31

Steppe Martians

most of Steppelords of Mars!

Miscellaneous

Aerial Travel on Mars

Cloud Captains of Mars, pp. 26-29

Ether Flyer Deck Plans

original Space: 1889, p. 133
HMS MajesticTRMGS Vol 1 p. 18
HMS ConquererTRMGS Vol 1 p. 51
HMS IntrepidTRMGS Vol 1 p. 140
Princess AlexandriaThe Complete Canal Priests of Mars, pp. 37, 96, 98-99; The Canal Priests of Mars, pp. 14-15

Ether Flyer Travel

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 57-61
original Space: 1889, pp. 130-133
TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 81-88

Ether Suits and Ethernauts

TRMGS Vol 1 p. 30-33

Interplanetary Trade & Communication

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 209-213
also The Hesperian Basin Trading Company: More Tales From the Ether p. 44, Soldier’s Companion p. 161)

Languages of Mars

original Space: 1889, pp. 176, 181
Caravans of Mars, p. 5
Conklin’s Atlas of the Worlds, pp. 68-69
Steppelords of Mars, p. 19

Liftwood

Challenge Magazine 1889 Articles PDF, pp. 84-87
TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 96-101

Martian Religions

TRMGS Vol 2 pp. 3-7
TRMGS Vol 3 pp. 153-159

Natural Resources of Mars

Conklin’s Atlas of the Worlds, pp. 70-71
TRMGS Vol 1 pp. 123-128 (also spice plantations on p. 158, trade goods of the Thetis Mountains Vol. 2 pp. 177-178)

Pointers to Useful Background Info

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