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=Welcome to the 1632-Wiki=
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| In April of the year 2000, a six-mile sphere centered on the small fictional town of [[Grantville]], West Virginia was sent to the past in central Germany in the year 1631, during the [[Thirty Years' War]]. The inhabitants of Grantville decided to start the American revolution early; the nobility of Europe were not amused.
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This novel, called [[1632 (The Book)|1632]], created a collective collaborative effort, a shared universe, where everyone was invited to participate. Since its inception in 1999, the series spawned 12 published novels & 8 published anthologies so far, counting in more than 6.5 Million words in total. Apart from that, there is a bi-monthly electronic magazine, the [http://www.grantvillegazette.com Grantville Gazette], which publishes stories written by fans and set on the [[1632 (The Series)|1632-verse]].
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| '''Does the premise of the series intrigue you?  Do you want to learn more?'''
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Why don't you read the first book for FREE? Just follow [http://www.baenebooks.com/10.1125/Baen/0671578499/0671578499.htm?blurb this link]
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More free stuff can be found [http://baencd.thefifthimperium.com/23-TheEasternFrontCD/1635TheEasternFrontCD/ here].
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| There are a few good places to look for additional info:
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* There is the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1632_series relevant article] in Wikipedia.
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* The official 1632 fan site at http://www.1632.org is full with information.
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* The [http://bar.baen.com Baen Bar] has three active forums discussing the 1632-verse. (Registration is needed) 
  
=Welcome to the 1632-Wiki.=
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'''''Note:''''' All the information in this wiki is fictional. See [[1632 (The Series)]] for reference.
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You can join us here, by registering and participating on the 1632wiki.
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| This wiki is dedicated to developments in the fictional world of the books called '''"The 1632 Series"''' (also known as the '''''1632-verse''''' or '''''Ring of Fire''''' series), an alternate history book series created by [[Eric Flint]] and published by [http://www.baen.com Baen Books].
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| The 1632 series is an alternative history series. That means that the information provided is a mixture of historical and fictional facts.  
  
If you create a new account, you might use the same username as in http://bar.baen.com, so your fellow barflies can identify you easier.
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Unless explicitly marked as historical, all the information in this wiki is fictional and ''ONLY APPLICABLE'' within the 1632-verse.
  
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So to not puzzle the normal Internet user, the information mustn't show up in normal search engines. For that reason, this wiki requires you to create an account.
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|If you a registered member in [http://bar.baen.com Baen Bar], you might use the same user name here, so your fellow barflies can identify you easier.
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At the moment we are gathering topics and information. Currently there are {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles in the wiki and more are (hopefully) added each day.
  
== Introduction ==
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While only developments described in the ''novels'', the ''anthologies'' and in the ''Grantville Gazette'' are considered canonical, this wiki is targeted to be a fast reference for authors and readers. If you discover any differences between facts in this wiki or in one of the aforementioned publications, the latter ones are always considered the '''''Ultimate Truth (TM)'''''. Go ahead and change the wiki article; add a reference to the publication.
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'''BUT''', before you proceed, '''Please look into''' [[Note to potential authors]] '''for more information.'''
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This wiki is dedicated to developments in the fictional world of the books called [[1632 (The Series)|The 1632 Series]]. This world is also called the 1632-verse for short.
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While only developments described in the books and in the [[Grantville Gazette]] are considered [[Series Canon|canonical]], this wiki is targeted to be a fast reference for authors and readers.
 
  
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There are no templates yet, so you can copy the structure of the [[Railroad]] article as an example. (or write a template).
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Add as much information as you like; please tag all canonical developments with the story or chapter as seen in the [[Airplane]] article.
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