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What Is Steampunk?

Sometimes I get What-is-Steampunk comments on facebook. The best short answer is Victorian Sci-fi, I also like it described as Historical/Sci-fi. There is Steampunk literature but it doesn’t stop there, it includes art, gadgets, music, and clothing. It took off from the fiction genre and rose to a subculture. A very fun, interesting, productive, and creative subculture. One of the beautiful things about Steampunk is it has no limits. It’s what you want to make it. …

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Added by Maeve Alpin on June 8, 2011 at 1:44am — No Comments

Call of Cthulhu: Bad Moon Rising~

Call of Cthulhu: Bad Moon Rising~
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1960406864300.108365.1666675471
Some images I've collected related to the legendary COC adventure (written by Marcus L Rowland).

Added by Sepiachord on June 7, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Vernian Process~ Shnazzy new website:

Vernian Process~ Shnazzy new website:
http://www.vernianprocess.com/

Added by Sepiachord on June 7, 2011 at 10:01pm — No Comments

"Daiman Matar" by Luciano Lo Casto is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

"Daiman Matar" by Luciano Lo Casto is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~
http://www.myspace.com/locastoluciano

Added by Sepiachord on June 7, 2011 at 9:52pm — No Comments

What Is Steampunk?

Sometimes I get What-is-Steampunk comments on facebook. The best short answer it’s Victorian Sci-fi, I also like it described as Historical/Sci-fi.  There is Steampunk literature but it doesn’t stop there, it includes art, gadgets, music, and clothing. It took off from the fiction genre and rose to a subculture. A very fun, interesting, productive, and creative subculture. One of the beautiful things about Steampunk is it has no limits. It’s what you want to make it.…

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Added by Maeve Alpin on June 7, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

My ancestry and early history

As I have mentioned in my previous dispatch, I have taken on the mononym "Augur" in response to the local inhabitants of the antipodes, who rebuked and taunted me so for the royal title bestowed upon me by Her Majesty. I have not therefore given much of an accounting of my peerage since that time.



My father was Earl Roebuck of Chester, who held a position as an assize court judge, an itinerant justice who later…

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Added by Augur on June 7, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

steampunk linkblog, June 7 2011

Giveaway update: All the books have been sent out to the contest winners, with the exception of The Falling Machine (Barry, send me your mailing address and it'll be on the way).

 

 

 

 

Dr. Grymm (of Dr. Grymm's Laboratories) has a lovely page detailing upcoming steampunk-themed publications. Beautiful books about fun things! What's…

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Added by Steampunk Librarian on June 7, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

The Peculiar Pretzelmen "Uncanny Eyes" CD review on Sepiachord~

The Peculiar Pretzelmen "Uncanny Eyes" CD review on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/ppeyes.htm

Added by Sepiachord on June 7, 2011 at 7:23am — No Comments

"Devil's Gulch" Basic Roleplaying Adventures in the Weird Wild West New to the Victorian Adventure Enthusiast Library

"Devil's Gulch" Basic Roleplaying Adventures in the Weird Wild West
New to the Victorian Adventure Enthusiast Library
http://catalog.chaosium.com/product_info.php?products_id=5149

Added by Sepiachord on June 6, 2011 at 8:36pm — No Comments

"The Nightmare/The Tower" by Theremin Noir is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~

"The Nightmare/The Tower" by Theremin Noir is the Sepiachord Song of the Day~
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRYsK4yXLxo

Added by Sepiachord on June 6, 2011 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Meta-steampunk


via Vector Belly Webcomics


I must now admit that I have worn goggles over goggles. . . over goggles.

Added by Zebulon Vitruvius Pike on June 6, 2011 at 6:01pm — No Comments

A Reply to "How I Killed The Cog Of Acceptance"

As follows is my reply to a Blog on "How I Killed The Cog Of Acceptance"....



"I must say right off the bat that I thought about this quite a bit before I hit "Add Comment".

Looking at both sides of the argument, I think you both made a mistake.



First, someone brought religion, AND THEIR CONDEMNATION OF IT, into the Cog.  That in itself is a mistake.



Second, taking religion and the abhorrent mis-uses of it by the vast number of deluded and woefully ignorant… Continue

Added by Ryan Grimm on June 6, 2011 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Dandelion Junk Queens "No Amps No Masters" CD review on Sepiachord~

Dandelion Junk Queens "No Amps No Masters" CD review on Sepiachord~
http://www.sepiachord.com/djq.htm

Added by Sepiachord on June 6, 2011 at 7:02am — No Comments

2011 Steampunk Ball discussion~

2011 Steampunk Ball discussion~
http://a-kon.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=2227

Added by Sepiachord on June 6, 2011 at 6:52am — No Comments

Steampunker blog, in Russian~

Steampunker blog, in Russian~
http://steampunker.ru/blog/music/371.html

Added by Sepiachord on June 6, 2011 at 6:44am — No Comments

Railroad!

Climb aboard the Railroad! for a little FREE weird west steampunk fiction. http://steampunktrain.blogspot.com/ Sixteen weeks, and 34 thousand words later, we are at the end of Volume One: Rodger Dodger. Enjoy the last half of chapter ten and get ready for Volume Two: Dogs of War. This week- Dodger makes up his mind, bids farewell to Dex and the bar, and sets out for a new life aboard the Sleipnir.

Added by Tonia Brown on June 6, 2011 at 5:55am — No Comments

RUSTLE YOUR BUSTLE on blogger

http://thecabbagetreechronicles.blogspot.com/

Added by fABIANA on June 6, 2011 at 3:10am — No Comments

101 Signs That You Might Be Addicted To Steampunk~

101 Signs That You Might Be Addicted To Steampunk~
http://hubpages.com/hub/101-Signs-That-You-Might-Be-Addicted-To-Steampunk
"40. All of your favorite bands are on Sepiachord."

Added by Sepiachord on June 5, 2011 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Beats from Dystopia~

Beats from Dystopia~
http://paper.li/RaymondGorgod/1307189496

Added by Sepiachord on June 5, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

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