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Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Prof. Beauregard Diggs Aug 16, 2012. 33 Replies

I love steampunk, I love martial arts, is there any way to mix these two besides wearing a katana on your garb?Continue

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New Cords for Derigable

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike Oct 18, 2010. 3 Replies

I think that modern cords for our airships are to flimsy and breakable, i think that to keep a ship from falling apart we should make bound spider web cords, they are supposed to be stronger!Continue

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Prof. Beauregard Diggs replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"I like!"
Aug 16, 2012
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Ronin replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"youre not the first to think of this. check this out  Ive been waiting breathlessly for developments on this and have considered many times a costuming project (or 10) along the same lines.  theyve got some great ideas along the lines…"
Aug 16, 2012
Seamus MacCumhaill replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"Since we're dealing with imaginary worlds that are - by their very definition - historically inaccurate, I see absolutely no reason why any culture couldn't be brought into a steampunk aesthetic.  As mentioned before, parts of…"
Aug 16, 2012
Prof. Beauregard Diggs replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"Oriental bowing?  An interesting possible addition to my persona.  Thank you Felix :}"
Aug 16, 2012
Felix Horonigus Ameldubar replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"OMG! I totally forgot to mention mannerisms! Jiminy! Learn to bow and do so. Allow me to clarify as there is more to bowing than just bending. The depth, duration, and number of bows are indicative of the rank of each individual participating. A…"
Aug 15, 2012
Shahbanoo Pantea replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"Oh my!"
Aug 9, 2012
Shahbanoo Pantea replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"HAHAHAHA it looks good on him. you can hardly notice the zombie rot. :D"
Aug 8, 2012
Shahbanoo Pantea replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"Steampunk is what you make of it. Didn't those things exist in the 19th century? (Yes, it's a rhetorical question, we both knew the answer there. :) ) I'm Persian, so guess what my persona is. Exactly. If European-descent steampunks…"
Aug 8, 2012
Felix Horonigus Ameldubar replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"I have read a bit of the posts and offer the following. First, a katana, really? Nunchaku, jitte, parang, tetsubo, naginata, kama, tonfa, sai, bali-song, feng, and a bajillion other weapons litter the horde of asian cultures assuming a weapon is…"
Aug 8, 2012
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May 19, 2012
The Widow Kate Next replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"I don't see any reason why they shouldn't be fused, in fact I really love the look of some I've seen. Maybe incorporating old Samurai styles form the Japanese culture would work for you. Some interesting examples of Japanese infusion…"
May 10, 2012
BuddhaAlex replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"You description sends me into a swoon of envious delight!  I would love to see an image of you in this amazing attire! Yes, it is always a travesty when the unwashed masses step on pure, hand-painted silk... also, even the best of…"
Mar 6, 2012
Lord Nathanæl A Thoughtcraft etc replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"*Is entirely flattered and enticed by your words of blossoms and honey* My black pinstriped furisode embroidered with circular Gallifreyan-looking clockworks and stars combined with Victorian hats and goggles is my general appearance at…"
Mar 5, 2012
BuddhaAlex replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"One of the main things about steam-punk which often differentiates it from other alternative-fashion movements, is the integration of "function" and "armor."  The idea that madcap inventions and martial readiness should be…"
Feb 29, 2012
BuddhaAlex replied to Isaac Hughes's discussion Can Steampunk and Asian culture go hand in hand?
"If you should ever make it east, far enough to reach the dreary midwest -- I would love to cover you in silk, dear.  Just the thing.  And yes, the idea of Nippon-steam does appeal, doesn't it?  Hor green tea and hammered…"
Feb 29, 2012

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At 10:26am on May 4, 2011, Captain Jack Havock said…
Isaaaaaaaac... where did you go?
At 4:58pm on October 14, 2010, Captain Jack Havock said…
Use an old belt for the syringes. I don't know about how to get the syringes themselves though...
At 7:14am on October 14, 2010, Captain Jack Havock said…
Isaac, you are awesome.
 
 
 

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