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A Letter from the Graf to a friend on Mars

Burg Hohenfalkenhorst

Ruritanien

December 1st, 1882



My dear Dr. Maßenbach,



I was quite fascinated by your letter and the enclosures and am sure they will be of great use in my preparations to visit Mars. Her Majesty has expressed a great interest in my visiting the Tossian Academy and in particular, seeing Mme. Kovalevskaya. She hopes that anything I discover there might be of…

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Added by Graf Falke von Falkenhorst on April 24, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

DJ Panix vs The Man in the Arena~ April 23rd playlist

DJ Panix vs The Man in the Arena~ April 23rd playlist…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 24, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Engines & Empires for Labyrinth Lord RPG, free~

Engines & Empires for Labyrinth Lord RPG, free~…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 24, 2014 at 6:49pm — No Comments

Wonderland via JAGS~

Wonderland via JAGS~…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 24, 2014 at 6:42pm — No Comments

While the author is away...

I am off to Steampunk Empire Symposium today! Yes, it is Thursday. Yes, I am leaving early. Yes, because I am bringing a toddler along (wait until you see her darling little costumes!), so better two days of driving at five and a half hours each, than one eleven-hour day.



If you are attending, I will see you Friday afternoon (once I've freshened up from the journey, of course). If you are not attending, I will post a wrap-up by Monday night if possible...



Though you…

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Added by Wendy L. Callahan on April 24, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

New to the VAE Library: Owl Hoot Trail

New to the VAE Library: Owl Hoot Trail http://www.victorianadventureenthusiast.com/index/new-to-the-vae-library-owl-hoot-trail/

Added by Sepiachord on April 23, 2014 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Ken Walton Discusses Abney Park’s Airship Pirates RPG

Ken Walton Discusses Abney Park’s Airship Pirates RPG…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 23, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

What will replace Steampunk?

From the webcomic "Does not play well with others"

I know all of you are likely to scream, "No! Steampunk is forever!" but, honestly, just like any other literary genre, fad, fashion, sub-culture or even mainstream culture, it will have its day and then fade into the background as…

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Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on April 23, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

April 23rd~ The Bad Things, Bucharest Drinking Team, Bakelite 78, Chaotic Noise Marching Corps~ Seattle WA

April 23rd~ The Bad Things, Bucharest Drinking Team, Bakelite 78, Chaotic Noise Marching Corps~ Seattle WA…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 23, 2014 at 6:09am — No Comments

Sepiachord playlist for the week ending April 20th~

Sepiachord playlist for the week ending April 20th~…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 22, 2014 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Music Review: Ando Ehlers~ All Aboard the Garbage Barge

Music Review: Ando Ehlers~ All Aboard the Garbage Barge…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 22, 2014 at 9:59pm — No Comments

"The Deepening Mystery of Mathilda Rhiannon"

"The Deepening Mystery of Mathilda Rhiannon"…

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War of the Worlds: The Remains (Savage Worlds)

War of the Worlds: The Remains (Savage Worlds)…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 22, 2014 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

Wanted!: Victorian Adventure by Stephen Smith

Wanted!: Victorian Adventure by Stephen Smith…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 22, 2014 at 12:17am — No Comments

Adventures in the Lost Lands, Larger Than Life and Colonial Lemuria from Two Hour Wargames~

Adventures in the Lost Lands, Larger Than Life and Colonial Lemuria from Two Hour Wargames~…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 21, 2014 at 11:23pm — No Comments

Forgotten Futures~ pdfs

Forgotten Futures~ pdfs…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 21, 2014 at 9:57pm — No Comments

New to the VAE Library~ Steamfortress-Victory: Complete Core Rules Year 1901

New to the VAE Library~ Steamfortress-Victory: Complete Core Rules Year 1901 …

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Added by Sepiachord on April 21, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

The Indie Steampunk Lit Extravaganza!

13 authors...13 steampunk books... 50% off!  Visit this link or look for the #steamlit tag on Twitter.



This is a lovely little event organized by S. C. Barrus, author of Discovering Aberration. In fact, we have the pleasure of speaking with the man himself on tonight's episode of Sounds of Steam!



So pop over to the site, read the descriptions, and see if any of these books catch your fancy.…

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Added by Wendy L. Callahan on April 21, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

Survived Norwescon (37)~

Survived Norwescon (37)~…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 21, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

"The Mad Magician"

"The Mad Magician"…

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Added by Sepiachord on April 21, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments

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