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RIP Richard Nagy AKA Datamancer

The very sad news is breaking that Richard Nagy died suddenly late last week. There seem to be few details at present, but for those unfami…

Started by Argus FairbrassLatest Reply

Curiosities of the Aether Waves (aka Links & Reviews)

Ladies & Gentlemen, May I modestly propose a discussion thread in which we share links to various steampunk (and such) sites that we h…

Started by Aloysius FoxLatest Reply

New Citizens of the Empire

As steampunks from all over the colonies of the new world and the motherlands of the old world gather on this fabulous crossroads of the Ae…

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On Being Splendid

Steampunks motto - for want of another word - is Be Splendid; are you splendid and how do you display this splendidness? Should we be splen…

Started by Alexandra Peel aka Lucy Lockhart

17 5 hours ago
Reply by Alexandra Becca Seabrooke

Artisans-Visionaries Las Vegas

Leather, metal, cloth, and wood. I am currently engaged in a search for artisans who are versed in Steampunk, in the Las Vegas area, who ca…

Started by Declan Otis Allen

3 20 hours ago
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Victorian Walking sticks and Parasols - What kind do you use. Try to find and add related pictures or video clips !

This is a vintage cane with brass knob and tip, fresh from an old estate. The shaft is oak, and the top knob has good weight. This doubles…

Started by Wolfgang Metzger

976 yesterday
Reply by Kyth Fish

Murdoch Mysteries at last syndicated in the US

I joined this forum mainly because I thought Steampunk denizens would be interested in this. Murdoch Mysteries is a long-running Canadian s…

Started by wuzetian

12 yesterday
Reply by Ursula

Sherlock Holmes and the Gunman

An on-going Sherlock Holmes story ? I'll start it off . Feel free to join in . Astute ' Sherlockians ' will note that this story is set in…

Started by Prof. Sebastian Fate

77 on Tuesday
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Steampunk jokes and Humor

Has this topic been broached before? Do you have any good jokes to tell when in the drawing room, salon or saloon?   'One of the Queen's Ma…

Started by Baldur Makepeace Bear

55 on Tuesday
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Is Sherlock Holmes Steampunk ?

With my ' SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE GUNMAN ' about to drop off the front page a crisis of faith approaches . Sherlock is a late Victorian/…

Started by Prof. Sebastian Fate

21 on Monday
Reply by Prof. Sebastian Fate

Indulging a mad idea. Advice welcome :)

Good evening, ladies and gents. An odd though has been obsessing me, for the last few months.I have an urge bordering on obsession to buy,…

Started by Wayward Mechanism

2 on Monday
Reply by Captain

Should Steampunks always dress accordingly to suit occassion?

There are many reasons to become affiliated to the Steampunk genre; literature, music, clothing, history, friendship etc. However, when att…

Started by Alexandra Peel aka Lucy Lockhart

22 on Monday
Reply by Alexandra Peel aka Lucy Lockhart

the floating empire, coming to an estuary near you

So here we go, my new project.  We are building--wait for it!--a sternwheeler.  Thats right, we're building a sternwheel houseboat to live…

Started by Dr. Mungojerry Grindlebone

63 Oct 13
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