Being a survey of the East African interior regions made in the year 1889 for the purposes of providing information to the intrepid traveler, together with gaming ideas and divers rules, for players of Space 1889 and other systems of role-playing and wargaming, by an Old Africa Hand.
Beyond the fast-shrinking realms of the Sultan of Zanzibar lie lands, as yet barely known to the European. Yet, though solid information is sorely lacking, the romance of Africa looms large in the Victorian imagination. Few places can inspire the collective mind of the British public than the vast, unexplored regions of swamp, Savannah and forest of the Dark Continent; there the great rivers known as the Nile and the Congo rise from mythic sources deep in exotic, undiscovered places. Ho ! for the Mountains of the Moon - - wherever they might turn out to be.