Steampunk Hands 2015 - Official Link List
June 15 - June 28, 2015
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 4
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 5
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 6
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 7
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 8
Hand-Crafted Steampunk Costumes From Old Parts For Movies, "I create Steampunk Artwork, clothing, gadgets and props for photoshoots and filming. Its my hobby and I do it in my spare-time. There is no commercial purpose behind, I do it because its my passion. I try to use only authentic materials, such as old leather, steel, brass, copper, wood and glass. Nearly nothing is glued, most parts are reversible connected with screws."
Kickstarter - The Tumbleweed Zephyr by Pork Filled Productions, This Old West sci-fi adventure play returns to the thrilling, steampunk-inspired universe of our 2013 production, The Clockwork Professor. Two brothers, Atticus and Kai, climb aboard the Tumbleweed Zephyr, a transcontinental train headed out of New Providence for the wilds of the Western Territories. But what starts as a simple journey by rail soon veers off track, with airship bandit raids, twists of fate, wayward sparks of romance, and the lonely call of a train whistle echoing across the clear desert sky. Ends July 17
Kickstarter - Space 1889: The Secret of Phobos - a Victorian Sci-Fi movie by Mháire Stritter, A Victorian Sci-Fi-Adventure set in the thrilling world of the famous roleplaying game Space 1889 - CGI free and filmed on location. Based on the successful tabletop roleplaying game Space 1889. It's going to be an old fashioned adventure flick in a Victorian sci-fi setting, merging historical reality with a bit of Steampunkt and Pulp. This low budget film will be made without the use of CGI – we will be using practical effects like models instead. It won't be shot in front of a green screen, but on location in deserts, old cities and jungles across Europe and beyond. It's going to be a good old adventure movie like back in the 80ies, when the monsters were made of rubber and the backgrounds were real.
Dishonored 2 game trailer - steampunk redux., Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios are working on Dishonored 2, their steampunk first-person action stealth game and follow-up to Dishonored, slated for a Spring 2016 release on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
Art Donovan's newest lamp - Captain Jacques, Part armillary sphere, part radio telescope. Modern and antique astronomical science as sculpture.
Traveler's Steampunk Blog - Steampunk Coca Cola ad
Blog Coverage - The Dolls of New Albion, A Steampunk Opera
Shakespeare - Steampunk silliness at Bard on the Beach, The Comedy of Errors delights with slapstick humour and hilarious characters
Tales from the Archives IV — Five, The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has many forgotten stories in its Archives. Stories of madcap adventures in all corners of the Empire, dark doings in hidden places, and mysterious devices and artifacts that the everyday citizen should never become aware of for fear it would quite undo their minds.
Vintage Tomorrows steapunk documentary previewing at SDCC, 7/11, What is steampunk, and why is it suddenly everywhere? The documentary examines the steampunk movement's origins, explosive growth, and cultural significance. What can we learn about today and tomorrow from steampunk's playful visions of yesteryear? Participating panelists include Byrd McDonald (director) and Alan Winston (editor).
Blog - Airship in Steampunk Fashion
40 Vintage Life Hacks from 100 Years Ago
Kickstarter - The Sisters De Fleur Graphic Novel by Bill Cochran and Joshua Braun, Sisters De Fleur is a graphic novel with a steampunk western setting, on an alternative Earth, some time around the turn of the century. It follows two sisters, Rose and Violet, on their quest to get a stolen package to a hidden rebel base. Ends July 12
Kickstarter - The Legend of Everett Forge: Issue #1 Fire and Brimstone by Scott Wilke. In this Weird West/Steampunk adventure, the outlaw, Everett Forge, ventures deep into a Machine-controlled West in search of vengeance. Ends July 10
Kickstarter - Reese and Reeves 2: A new novel by Krystine Brown. The second book in a series! A story of Adventure, Piracy, and Steampunk! Ends August 2
Read - King of the Cracksmen: A Steampunk Entertainment by Dennis O'Flaherty , The year is 1877. Automatons and steam-powered dirigible gunships have transformed the United States in the aftermath of the Civil War. The country is being run as a police state by his former secretary of war Edwin Stanton, a power-hungry criminal who rules with an iron fist. Liam McCool is an outlaw, known among other crooks as King of the Cracksmen. But his glory days as a safecracker and the head of a powerful New York gang end when he’s caught red-handed. Threatened with prison unless he informs on his own brethren fighting a guerilla war against Stanton’s tyranny, McCool’s been biding his time, trying to keeping the heat off him long enough to escape to San Francisco with his sweetheart Maggie.
Read - Brotherhood of the Strange by Michael T. Richie / Grant S. Wilson , Soar through the Aether on the Kingship amidst uplands and aetherships! Join the crew as they struggle to aid the scientist Degory Priest in exposing the nefarious plot of the Hand of Paris as it corrupts the wisdom and benevolence of the ancient order that is the Brotherhood of the Strange.
Read - Legenderry 1: A Steampunk Adventure by Bill Willingham , A mysterious woman named Magna Spadarossa searches the many kingdoms of her Steampunk world to find her missing sister, Sonja... but she's pursued by strange and dastardly villains. Thankfully, each glamorous airship, clockwork city, and primordial jungle hosts a brave hero to aid in her quest! Bill Willingham, the bestselling author of DC/Vertigo's Fables, reimagines the most iconic characters in the Dynamite stable in a self-contained Steampunk universe!
Read - Of Brass and Magic by A. L. Kessler , New Editions of A.L. Kessler's two steampunk short stories!Of Souls and Steam:Dead bodies, metal giants, and magic are a typical day for Maryanne Jennings. Specializing in strange and unusual cases, it’s her job to figure out what could be causing the mayhem in her city. Of Fate and Gears:Felisa has no choice but to act as the being humans call Fate. It was her punishment for escaping her death as a human. With the help of a mechanical fairy, Felisa has to guide a thief named Luke to his own fate to free herself.
Read - Nuts & Bolts: Industrial Jewelry in the Steampunk Style by Marthe Le Van , Those with a taste for modern jewelry, including steampunk fashionistas, will treasure this how-to guide to designing striking ornaments. In keeping with steampunk's do-it-yourself spirit, this manual shows how to use tubes, rods, metal sheets, and other industrial items to create chic jewelry. Comprehensive instructions for 24 projects include lists of tools and parts as well as illustrated directions for assembly.
Historic Recipe Book - The Gastronomic Regenerator by Alexis Soyer 1847
Historic Recipe - Medovik, Russian Honey Cake
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle – Barley Water
Sweet Herbs for Hearth and for Health: The Civil War Kitchen Garden
Historic Recipe - Pancakes and Fritters, Nineteenth-century recipes from the Cookbook of Unknown Ladies
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #51 Easy
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #51 Solution
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #52 Medium
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #52 Solution
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #53 Hard
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #53 Solution
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #54 Unfair
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #54 Solution
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #55 Extreme
Airship Ambassador's Steampunk Sudoku #55 Solution
June 1 - June 14, 2015
Steampunk Spoonies ~ Interviews, Part 1
Steamfest ROMA, l’evento steampunk della capitale
The Book Report: Add 'Illusionarium' to your summer reading list
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III on Steam
Indiegogo - The Dolls of New Albion: A Steampunk Opera, Fund the US premiere of Paul Shapera's The Dolls of New Albion: A Steampunk Opera. The show revolves around the soul of a human being that is trapped in a mechanical artifice. The show grapples with the questions of: What is a human? What is humanity? What are our needs? How do we define ourselves? These questions are explored through a drama of romance, heartbreak, and death.
SW13: SteamWomen at Clockwork Alchemy in San Jose
SW 12: Michelle Greenwood and the Art of Pyrography
SW 11: DJ Dirty Mollie and Running the Musical Circus
An Interview with Drew Hall (Part I) – By Philip Smolen
An Interview with Drew Hall (Part 2) – By Philip Smolen
Archangel: Steampunk Like Never Before
Article - Saddle up with the Victorians at Ilfracombe’s Trinity Fair
Blog - Victorian Bathrooms versus the Steampunk Aesthetic
Get ready for more Steampunk adventure: Steam Garden releases video and details for next event
Blog - The 'Aha' Moments of 6 Industrious Women Inventors
Serial graphic novel - Introducing Alethia Grey
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Asylum Case Notes
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Volume 1, Episode 1
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 2
Serial graphic novel - Alethia Grey, Episode 3
Kickstarter - Iron Tribune: The 3rd Roman Steampunk Novel by Daniel Ottalini, Steampunk Adventure & Alternate History collide in book 3 of the Steam Empire Chronicles - Mongols, Airships, Assassinations and Romans. Ends July 10
Kickstarter - Steel Wheel: A Steampunk Saga by Michael Borge, Collectible Cards and Miniatures(65mm) for Steel Wheel: A Steampunk Saga. Original Steampunk Characters. Ends July 14.
Kickstarter - Steamroll: a steampunk puzzle and strategy game by Jordi Rovira i Bonet, Steamroll is a puzzle and strategy game with a touch of arcade action and adventure. We like to say it takes elements from Portal, from the classic Marble Madness and from minigolf games. It creates a steam-punk atmosphere where you will have to solve puzzles by designing and shooting Steamballs from your vehicle to create ramps, walls, activate triggers, blow things away, and more. Steamroll is being developed using Unreal Engine 4 for Windows, Linux and Mac, and we plan to complete it this September. We are also targetting the current generation Playstation and XBox consoles. Ends July 7
Kickstarter - Stars of Empire-Second Edition Steampunk VSF RPG by Terry Sofian, Stars of Empire is a hard science Victorian Science Fiction/Steampunk role playing game. We will be producing the Land Fighting machines book for the HQC Universe, over 100 designs, 3D graphics, histories, orders of battle and tables of organization and equipment and color schemes! The book should run about 300 pages and will be out by June 2016. Ends July 4
Kickstarter - Steam Court (card game) by Tantrum House, Engineer your way to the top in this gateway card game set in a steampunk universe for 3-10 players. Using their dealt hand of gear cards, players try to take tricks with the ultimate goal of being the first to play all their cards. The Queen rewards such displays of skill by snatching up the most successful engineer as her own. Ends June 27
Review - Ironcast, game from Steam, Ironcast is set in the 1886s, during a war gone mad and having gone on for nearly a decade between the English and the French. The player controls one of the eponymous Ironcast: a machine of war roughly 20 feet tall, and covered with all manner of projectile and energy weapons.
Pub Design - Steampunk Submarine
3D Printing - Steampunk cube gears
H. G. Wells, Secret Agent humor steampunk novella, coming in July 2015, H. G. Wells is a Victorian-era James Bond who must defend England and the world against time travelers, alien incursions and interdimensional threats (if he can learn quickly on the job, and survive the human foes he encounters, that is!)
Steampunk Gun Exhibit at the NRA National Firearms Museum
Art - Uchronieo3 by Benjamin Carre
Art - Steampunk Warrior by ilion75, at Deviantart.com
Art - It's My Time by andrei9600, at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Warrior by AbelVera, at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk - Outcast Odyssey contest by Bajalmo, at Deviantart.com
Read - Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear , A tale set in late 19th-century steampunk Seattle finds orphaned Karen working in a high-quality bordello, where she confronts a powerful man who owns a dangerous mind-control machine.
Read - Traveling With Your Octopus: A Travelogue for Domesticated Cephalopods by Brian Kesinger , Offers travel tips for traveling with a pet cephalopod, including making sure to bring their favorite toy or blanket, offering inspiration for their artistic endeavors, and making time for relaxation.
Read - Tesla's Signal by L. Woodswalker , Electric Wizard...Mad Scientist...Public Enemy Number One!Nikola Tesla has a unique affinity for electric current...he can visualize the unseen...he speaks with beings of light. In 1899, he receives a message from “Mars”. When he meets the alien visitors, he finds their agenda not what he had expected. And they require his scientific expertise to further their aims. Then things start to go wrong--and “mad scientist” Nikola himself is blamed. He and his brilliant colleague Clara must go on the run from alien captors and human authorities alike.
Read - The Tablet of Destinies by Joseph A. Lovece , Welcome to the Middle East! Famous British archeologist Simon Birch has disappeared, taking with him the fabled Tablet of Destines, stolen from young inventor Frank Rude, Jr. With his companions Charlie Bull, Inanna Rude, Denver Doll and orphans PS and Kurt aboard his airship Thunderbird, Frank races through Egypt and the Arabian peninsula to fabled Eridu, the navel of the world. Will he be able to stop Birch from unleashing the tablet's deadly secrets? And will British super spy Jean Ember Myth help them retrieve the tablet, or keep it for herself?
Read - The Aether Alchemist by Ava Morgan , New Britannia, 1839: Chemist Miriam Brehane makes aether formulas for a variety of professional uses. She thought that one secret formula, supposedly capable of fueling machines without coal or oil, was a legend, lost in her family's vaults in far away Ethiopia. But one day, a mysterious cedar box arrives at her doorstep with half of the formula inside.
May 25 - May 31, 2015
Industrial-steampunk Submarine Themed Pub
Interview - SW 11: DJ Dirty Mollie and Running the Musical Circus
Interview - SW10: Colette Lovelace of The Clockwork Dolls
Interview - SW9: Allison Curval of the Clockwork Dolls
Accessorize to Accent Your Journey Through Time
Steampunk inventions product of second childhood
Curiosity, passion for steampunk Victoriana attracts visitors to Port Townsend
Pat Acton's latest model is indeed a Matchstick Marvel
Art - Steampunk Carriage
Steampunk Cosplay Spotlight: Bonnie Elizabeth Scott
Air Pirates in a Steampunk World
28 Disney Characters Get Bizarre and Cool Steampunk Makeovers
How Running Out Of Money Helped Us Make Our Dream Game
Review - Wanderlust by Adam Millard
Steampunk never looked so good - Steampunk World's Fair 2015
Read - The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr , Dr. Eliza Jekyll, haunted by her father's elixir that can transform her into wild and impulsive Lizzie Hyde, must solve the case of a London serial killer before her secret second self is revealed. In an electrified Victorian London, Dr. Eliza Jekyll is a crime scene investigator, hunting killers with newfangled technological gadgets. She will need every advantage available to catch a terrifying new psychopath splattering London with blood.
Read - Death at Dinner by L. A. Nisula , Cassie Pengear did not want to spend her evening acting as a parlor maid even if the house was in Mayfair, but her landlady’s friend was desperate and it was only night. But then one of the guests collapsed at the table. Now poison is suspected and the cook is convinced she’s the main suspect and will be locked away if Cassie doesn’t solve the death at dinner.
Read – Steam by d. S. Arnauld , The teens at Nexum House are worse than prisoners, they are ‘debtors,’ the youth of England forced to pay for their family’s crimes. Conditions are harsh. The hierarchy among the workers is rigidly enforced. And the guards perform terrible experiments on the weakest of the population. Few of the children survive, and none is foolish enough to fall in love.When Amelia arrives she sparks the fire of revolution. Daughter of a gambler and a scientist, the 16-year-old wants revenge for her parents murder. But not just against the killers. Amelia wants to start a catalyst that will change the world. She is highly intelligent, utterly determined, and extremely angry.Set in a world of goggles, gears and clockwork this is coming of age story unlike any you have ever seen.
Read - Rise of the Arcane Fire by Kristin Bailey , Amusementists are convening in London, and Meg is determined to join their ranks. But being the first girl in the Order has its difficulties, and with Will away in Scotland, Meg fears she can’t trust anyone but herself. Her worries are only supported by the sabotage happening at the academy, with each altered invention being more harmful than the last.
Read – Prudence by Gail Carriger , After christening her recently bequeathed dirigible, Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama finds herself in the middle of a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and familiar werewolves.
A Styled Shoot - Steampunk & Urban Awesomeness
Disney Does Steampunk Rockets in 'Tomorrowland'
Oamaru all fired up - Oamaru Steam and Fire festival
Imitating Life Posing Questions to local artist Vincent Mattina
The Steampunkiest Bits From This Year's Steampunk World's Fair
Art - Clockpunk USB Drive by 42RUS, at Deviantart.com
Art - Asimov by Benjamin Carre
Art - Steampunk Ironman _ Kailyze by Thibault Girard, at ArtStation.com
Art - Steampunk Ironman by Jason Kang, at ArtStation.com
Art - Steampunk Warrior by UnleashedEmotions, at Deviantart.com
Historic Recipe Book - A Shilling Cookery for The People by Alexis Soyer 1845
Historic Recipe - Russian Pelmeni (dumplings)
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Scotch Shortbread
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle - Aspic
Historic Recipe - 98 Recipes to Catch a Buzz in the Civil War
Tea - Germany’s East Friesland Tea Ceremony
Tea - Turkish Tea: How to Make, Serve and Drink
Tea - Chinese Tea Traditions
Tea - Tea Culture in Europe
Tea - Moorish Tea Rooms
May 18 - May 24, 2015
Read - Infinity Coil by Marty Chan , Now a fugitive from Demon Watch, young Ehrich Weisz hides in the underbelly of an alternate New York where immigrants from other dimensions mingle among Americans. Amid growing racial tensions, Ehrich searches for Kifo, the man who stole his brother's mind and locked it inside an ancient medallion. He poses as a stage magician to draw out Kifo's next target—the commissioner of Demon Watch. In the wings, an army awaits Kifo to accomplish his mission so interdimensional soldiers can invade New York. Ehrich is willing to risk the outbreak of war to save his brother, but he must decide whether or not he can betray his friends.
Read - The Monster Book of Manga Steampunk by Jorge Balaguer , This easy-to-follow guidebook brings to life more than thirty avant-garde manga characters fit for a steampunk universe where fantasy, science, and history collide. Through advanced illustration techniques and step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to easily transform rough sketches into intricately inked graphics
Read - An Unsubstantiated Chamber: Rail Legacy by William J. Jackson , Two paranormals in a world that fears them, a Victorian Wonderland of fast trains and gravity-defying cloudcraft. Can these two solve an invisible murder, and catch a killer with plans to shed more blood, or will they succumb to the fist of the United States Regular Army?
Read - Ghost in the Machine by S. J. Davis , Josephine, Bodhi, and Caroline, live in a scientifically advanced Victorian London as the Industrial Revolution is in full swing. Infrared goggles, dirigibles, and analog computers exist alongside bustles, parasols, and high tea.
Read - The Curiosity Chronicles by Ava Morgan , The Curiosity Chronicles: Books 1-3. Agents, spies, and tinkerers conspire in this collection of three romantic steampunk tales. This set contains novels The Lady Machinist, The Armored Doctor, and The Industrial Spy. The Curiosity Chronicles takes place in an alternative steampunk world during the 1830s-40s.
Steampunk Dinner Party Ideas, How to have a steampunk dinner party, with recipes and entertainment ideas… on the cheap.
Watch - Video review of Steamtropolis at the Matrix Bochum-Langendreer (German)
Watch - report on the Vaporium Ruhr and the steam Festival 2015 (German)
Photos - First Edition of Vaporium Ruhr, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Steampunk Jahrmarkt 2015, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Steampunk Stammtisch der Dampfkraftgesellschaft Rheinprovinz 2015, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Jules Fantasy Markt 2014, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Dutch European Steampunk Convnetion 2014 2014, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Steampunk Picnic, by Ayra Leona
Photos - Steampunk and Gaslight Convention Luxembourg, by Ayra Leona
See the miniature kinetic artwork of Szymon Klimek
(Interview) ENTREVISTA A: Joseph Remesar (Spanish)
Steampunk Your Toy Guns – Tutorial
Blog - La revolución steampunk que nunca llegó
Blog - Steampunk en Colombia
Blog - Steampunk en México
Blog - Steampunk Puertorriqueño: Una escena naciente
7 fashion tips for nailing the steampunk look
Free Sewing Patterns - Vest Patterns
Watch - Tea Time Steampunk Short Film
Watch - Steampunk Chuck Presents Queens of Steam Metamorphosis Part 1
Watch - Steampunk Chuck Presents Queens of Steam Metamorphosis Part 2
Watch - Beyond the Gears: The Steampunk Movement (2012)
Watch - Mr. Automatic: A look inside the world of Steampunk Chicago
Art - Dust of Time by Artefact Production , at BlenderArtists.org
Art - Her Majesty's Zeppelins by Spelle, at BlenderArtists.org
Art - Steampunk Bike by Melendez, at BlenderArtists.org
Art - Steampunk Arc Reactor by TryingToFly, at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Iron Man by Luke Maddox, at Imgur.com
Historic Recipe Book - The Whole Art of Curing, Pickling and Smoking Meat and Fish By James Robinson 1847
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Plum Pudding
Historic Recipe - Stewed Cucumbers, from Peterson’s Magazine 1865
Historic Recipe - How to eat like a Russian Tsar
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle – Orange Scotch Marmalade
May 11 - May 17, 2015
Interview with Ed Matuskey, Tarot of Brass and Steam, part 2
Interview with Ed Matuskey, Tarot of Brass and Steam, part 3
Victorian style Star Trek uniforms
Instructables - Steampunk Keyboard
Pullbox Reviews: Lantern City #1- The Actions of One are the Actions of All
The Only Six Pieces of Luggage a Frequent Flying Author Needs by Gail Carriger
Cosplay Sewing from McCalls, Cosplay by McCall’s, the new cosplay sewing site from the McCall Pattern Company. We want to bring you the very best in patterns, sewing tips, and more, whether you’re making bodysuits or tailcoats, ball gowns or capes. Superheroes and sorcerers and magical girls, beginners and veteran stitchers alike are all welcome here.
UCLA TFT alumna embraces steampunk and crowdfunding for her hit web comic series, Madeleine Holly-Rosing has combined her love of history and science fiction to create the award-winning comic "Boston Metaphysical Society"
Vintage Steam Punk Re-purposed World Globe Desk Lamp
Ubisoft debuts Assassin’s Creed Syndicate trailer
Cake vs. Machine: 5 Amazing Steampunk Cake Designs
Kickstarter - Steel Wheel: A Steampunk Saga by Michael Borge, Collectible Cards and Miniatures(65mm) for Steel Wheel: A Steampunk Saga. Original Steampunk Characters by: Michael Borge ends July 14th.
Steampunk Roleplay and Collaborative Stories - Sign Up, The setting is 19th Century Europe, the late 1800’s. The world’s technology has progressed rapidly following the invention of the steam engine. In this RP I’m going to be taking a more classic approach to Steampunk so that means no real ‘fancy’ pieces of technology; I’m meaning more like floating airships, big industrial cities, that kind of thing. Across the continent in Europe, Grand Prix races are being arranged in the major cities, London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid etc. and registrations have started for those who are interested.
13 curiosities I saw at the 2015 Watch City Steampunk Festival
Blog - Steampunk Weekend DIY
An Interview with E. Chris Garrison: Steampunk Author!
Blog - The Victorian Fashionable Fascination with Ferns: A Steampunk Perspective
Review - The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress
How to play steampunk game - Munchkin
Read - Dawn of Steam: Rising Suns by Jeffrey Cook / Sarah Symonds , 1817 sees the first signs of recovery from the Year Without a Summer – and the beginning of the end of the journey of the airshipDame Fortuna. The crew first accept a unique offer from the Shogun of Japan, traveling with the Dutch contingent from the island of Dejima into the isolationist nation. From there, their travels will take them through the English colonies in Australia and India, into darkest Africa, and eventually home to England. Along the way, confrontations loom, and both personal secrets and national conspiracies are uncovered. By the time a future queen is born, nothing less than the fate of England and the direction of world events are at stake.
Read - Jack Cloudie by Stephen Hunt , Thanks to his father's gambling debts, young Jack Keats finds himself on the streets and trying to survive as a pickpocket. Following a daring bank robbery gone badly awry, Jack narrowly escapes the scaffold, only to be pressed into the Royal Aerostatical Navy. Assigned to the most useless airship in the fleet, serving under a captain who is most probably mad, Jack seems to be bound for almost certain death in the faraway deserts of Cassarabia.
Read - Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster
Read - The Glass Galleon by Brian D. Lambert , Steam power has brought many benefits to the citizens of Her Majesty’s Britannic Empire, but also enemies jealous of her supremacy. Several times her military might has been tested, and each time she has prevailed.But now with the warships and armed war-blimps of her old enemy massing in the North Sea, Britain is facing its greatest time of peril – warfare of an unprecedented scale is poised to be unleashed.The mysterious and black-hearted Olivia is behind the smuggling of guns and ammunition into London to fuel internal riots and aid invasion, but most importantly of all the theft of Britain’s ultra-secret stealth ship, codenamed Glass Galleon
Read - The Squirrel Works by Brian D. Lambert / Collette J. Ellis , Olivia’s life is hanging by a thread. Hunted as a spy by the British Empire, and now by her own countrymen, she needs to do the impossible to survive – bring the Empire to its knees.The company forging a golden age of steam for the Empire is the Fanshaw & Fotherington Electro-Mechanical works. Destroy it and the British Empire will follow.
Historic Recipe Book - The English Bread Book By Eliza Acton 1857
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Jenny Lind’s Pudding
Historic Recipe - Golden Osetra (Caviar), celebrated by Czars and the Russian Court. Originally from the Sterlet Sturgeon, now largely extinct, it now comes from mature White Ossetra sturgeon.
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle – Rhubarb Tart
Historic Recipe – Prairie Pancakes
1800s Etiquette - The Art of Entertaining
1800s Etiquette - Dining Room Etiquette
1800s Etiquette - Victorian cooking: upperclass dinner
1800s Etiquette - How to set a Formal Dinner Table
1800s Etiquette - Victorian cooking
Historic People - Red Cloud, Aiding in the U.S. government`s policy change from military pacification to one of negotiation,
Historic People - Spotted Tail, As administrator and head chief of his people, he maintained an Indian police force that kept alcohol off his reservation, and condemned threats to force the Lakota to Indian Territory.
Historic People - Bull Chief, Bull Chief used non-traditional techniques for spiritual and hunting successes. He was distinguished in battle against tribal enemies and recognized as the bravest warrior during the height of the buffalo culture.
Historic People - Geronimo, An Apache shaman, Geronimo became chief after Cochise`s death. When he and his followers were captured in 1886, they were forced to cut their hair, wear Western clothes, and were shackled while being transported
Historic People - Sitting Bull, Originally a medicine man, Sitting Bull became the first principal chief of the entire Lakota Sioux nation in 1868. Remembered as one of the greatest Indian leaders
May 4 - May 10, 2015
SW8 Interview: This Way To Sarah - Lady Egress!
GoFundMe - Steam House Coffee Co. in Modesto, California
Blog - The American Widow’s Walk: Explaining Victorian-era Architecture for Steampunk Writers – Part One
Hear Edison Talking Doll Sound Recordings, 1888-1890
Article - Our Favorite Heroes and Villains Get a STEAMPUNK MAKEOVER!
Cubicle 7 Entertainment RPG offers a Victoriana bundle, In Victoriana, Eldren magicians walk the streets with Dwarf engineers, and wyverns fly alongside airships. Spiritualists contact the spirits of the dead, while angels war in Heaven. Aetheric energies fuel monstrous engines, and ancient mysteries lie buried beneath concrete and steel.
Interview with Ed Matuskey, Tarot of Brass and Steam
Blog - AETHER – An answer to our call to arms?, Aether is a steampunk inspired science fiction film set in a world of flying cities, massive airships, and ghost towns. On the tiny island of Deos, the citizens in the small town of Specter struggle to survive, as the wealthy floating city of Wavelinde looms overhead serving as a constant reminder of oppression. Meanwhile, a storm is building in the savage mines held by the Bruewen. War is coming.
Blog - The rise of steampunk - Time for a movie?
Indiegogo - VICTOR SIERRA third album in Sept. 2015!
Download Steampunk iphone wallpaper
Steampunk Art postings at The Zeitgeist Explorer
How Long is an Era? Does Steampunk = Victorian?
Steampunk Costume Photos at WorldCosplay
Photos - Steampunk festival on the Peoria.com Forums
Steampunk zeppelin wallpaper
Art - Steampunk Suitcase at DeviantArt.com
Art - Steampunk Alvis and Ran by Kutty-Sark
Blog - A Selection of Steampunk Cameos
Review - ‘The Chronicles of Light and Shadow’ by Liesel Schwarz
Local steapunk art damaged by vandals
Steampunk Build - NES Controller
Photos - Steampunk Madhatter Cake
Photo - It's Alive! Steampunk Woman, 2015 International Steampunk Empire Symposium
Twisted Skies card game - Airship Ambassador Expansion Set
Read - 1899: Journey to Mars by Billy Kring / George Wier , It’s been ten years since the ill-fated voyage of the Arcadia to the Moon. Agents from governments around the world are scrambling for the secret of the incredible space-faring ship, and will stop at nothing. It’s war in space and an even greater war on the distant world named for the God of War himself. And this time, the odds are even longer.
Read - The Reluctant Captain by Michael Tefft , When a mysterious explosion destroys the bridge of His Majesty's Airship Daedalus, Lt. Commander Malcolm Robertson, Chief Engineer, finds himself thrust into the role of Captain on a secretive mission to Russia.With an Airship full of British and Russian scientists whose intelligence is matched only by their egos, spies watching his every move, and a real saboteur on board, Malcolm must find a way to complete his mission and bring his crew home safely.
Read - Gilded Cages by K. G. McAbee / Cynthia D. Witherspoon , An exciting tale of romance & derring-do, thievery & witchcraft, amazing weapons & extraordinary airships, frightful apparitions & occult possessions, captures & escapes, death-defying acts & dangerous escapades, all accomplished by the most delightful and well-dressed gentlemen and ladies. Welcome aboard the airship Invincible.
Read – Heartless by Samantha Allard , A Killer Stalks the Streets. Simone LeBeau is fearless. A messenger for the Hermes Guild, she travels via the rooftops delivering letters and parcels with the grace of a freed bird. A guardian to a small orphaned girl. The constant cause of concern to a former messenger with mechanic legs. Simone does what she has to do to survive in a world where the citizens of Dark Town are being murdered by a killer called the Heart Thief. Then she's caught up in a situation she can't control. The Heart Thief murders a woman footsteps away from Simone's front door. No-one else seems interesting in finding justice for her or any of the other victims. But what happens when the killer turns his attention to someone close to Simone?
Read - The Jesse James Omnibus by Craig Gallant / C. L. Werner , An omnibus of three novels - Honor Among Outlaws, An Outlaw's Wrath and Abundant Riches. All books are set in the world of Wild West Exodus; an alternative history set in the old west post-American Civil War where science and history meld against a struggle of humanity and dark forces
Historic Recipe Book - Modern cookery for Private Families by Eliza Acton 1845
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Refreshing Drinks for Hot Weather
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle – Madeira Cake
Historic Recipe – Hasty Pudding
Historic Recipe Book - Mrs. Goodfellow's Cookery as it should be (1865)
Tea Sandwich - Chicken Curry
Tea Sandwich - Putting on the Ritz Egg Salad
Tea Sandwich - Cucumber
Tea Sandwich - 50 Recipes, Food Network
Tea Sandwich - 21 Recipes, Southern Living
April 27 - May 3, 2015
Aerospace Engineering student makes Modern Penny Farthing
Steam Hellsinki transports visitors into the fantasy world of Steampunk
Check out this steampunk WordPress theme
The Littmus Steampunk band will be at te Townsville Cultural Fest in Australia, TC Fest is a five-day festival celebrating the cultural depth of Australian society. Showcasing music, dance and creative arts, alongside international cuisine, sports and sideshows. Each year the festival involves over 300 creative arts, cultural, and community groups, making TC Fest the one of the most inclusive festivals in Australia
Replica Captain Nemo's car to be on display in Pinehurst, Ken Freeman spent nearly five years building a replica of Captain Nemo's car from The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
Interview with Joshua Kinsey of J.W. Kinsey’s Artifice
SW7 Interview: Jocelynne Simone, AKA Madame Askew, and the Art of Tea Dueling!
SW6 Interview: Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho) and Multiculturalism in Steampunk
Historic Bethlehem putting 'steampunk' on display at Kemerer Museum
This Steam Punk Motorcycle Actually Operates On Steam Power
NexStage Theatre Company Presents the Musical Alice in Wonderland
Steampunk Speakeasy by David Scott Parker Architects
Blog - The Kiwi Files ~ Steampunk Cafe in Christchurch
Interview with James Palmer — The Clockwork Conundrum
Art - Steampunk Horse by Krypettonge at DeviantArt.com
Kickstarter - Steampunk Bar by Mark Behling, An old-fashioned themed bar where the Victorian Era meets Buck Rodgers featuring craft beers, great food and fun atmosphere in Madison, Wisconsin
All about Steam Punk Art- Juried Show - No Submission Fee
Steampunk Warrior Leather Armor
Blog - Concerning steampunks
Twisted Skies card game - Airship Ambassador Expansion Set
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Pickling
Historic Recipe via @TentacleTreacle – Scones and Clotted Cream
Historic Recipe – Windham County Recipes of the 1800’s
Historic Recipe – Soda Biscuits (Scones)
Historic Recipe Book - Confederate Receipt Book
Read - Steampunk Graphics: The Art of Victorian Futurism, edited by Martin De Diego, Showcases the work of thirty respected steampunk artists, including Kevin Mowrer, Kazuhiko Nakamura, and Collette Ellis
Read - Terror by Gaslight by John Manning Twenty tales of terror, dark fantasy, and macabre humor from authors in Canada and the United States spanning seven decades - 1860 thru 1929. Ten authors from What Scares the Boogeyman? return and are joined by ten new writers
Read - To The Heart Of The Nile: Lady Florence Baker And The Exploration Of Central Africa by Pat Shipman , recounts the courageous, adventurous life of Lady Florence Baker. Born in Transylvania and orphaned after the Hungarian revolution, "Barbara" was taken to an Ottoman harem and later sold at slave auction but then abducted by the second-highest bidder, a wealthy middle-aged English adventurer named Samuel Baker. Now independent, the unlikely couple set out for Africa to search for two English explorers who were on a quest to discover the Nile's source
Read - The Diamond Conspiracy by Pip Ballantine / Tee Morris , After escaping the electrifying machinations of Thomas Edison, Books and Braun return home to London only to discover that The Ministry has been disavowed and the Department of Imperial Inconveniences is retiring their agents—permanently.
Read - Wolves of the Northern Rift by Jon Messenger , On the northern continent of Ocker, King Godwin declared that no magical monstrosity would be allowed within their borders. The Royal Inquisitors were formed to investigate reports of mystical occurrences and, should they be found, to destroy them.
Art - Lamp Sign Design by Remy Hoff , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Airship Pilot by Nicholas Kole , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Map by Peter Johnston , at Deviantart.com
Art - Airship by Wenjun Mao , at Deviantart.com
Art - Osgood Finnegan's Airship by Bradley W. Schenck, at Deviantart.com
Historic People - Edwin Ruud, inventor of the Ruud Instantaneous Automatic Water Heater
Historic People - Schuyler Wheeler, inventor of the electric fan in 1886
Historic People - Willis Carrier, inventor of the air conditioner
Historic People - Booker T. Washington, One of the dominant figures in African-American history from 1890 to 1915; did much to improve the friendship and working relationship between the races.
Historic People - George Washington Carver, Taught former slaves farming techniques for self-sufficiency
April 20 - April 26, 2015
Game - Impossible Machines on iTunes, The Book of Impossible Machines is an interacive iPad/iPhone book, fully loaded with 3D objects that can be rotated to reveal its full dimensión, this book is part of the Impossible Machines series, with beautifully rendered graphics all with that steampunk flavor we love.
Game - Cogs, Cakes & Swordsticks, Collected Edition, Lynne Hardy’s game of steampunk pulp adventure, designed to be played in the comfort of your favourite tea shop with your friends, and requiring nothing more than your imagination, a pen, napkins and a sugar cube (should a six-sided die not be readily forthcoming).”
Lantern City comic book prequel, part 1
Mini unveils new futuristic steampunk driving goggles
Blog - Colouring up Steampunk Cosplay, The Victorian era saw the invention of new dye and fabric technologies; in fact, this was one of the major marketing forces pushing the Industrialization of the Western World along at a breakneck speed. This was the era where the phenomenon of ‘fashionable’ colours came into its own.
Blog - Victorian-era Beaver Fashions: a Steampunk Perspective, Beaver were hunted for their fur, not just for fur coats, but for the superior millinery felt that can be made from beaver fur. Historically, the very best quality hats are made from beaver fur. It was this demand for beaver pelts in Europe that drove the animals to near-extinction in Europe, and encouraged the fur trade in Canada and America.
Gold Coast Supanova 2015: a Steampunk Perspective, a review of Gold Coast Supanova
Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band releases fifth album, “Mephistophelian Manifesto”, The first chance to hear it will be upon their return to Steampunk World’s Fair on May 15-17. So if you’re going to be there please stop by the listening party, where they will have a special SPWF pre-order bundle.
An Introduction to Steampunk Literature & Culture by Lisa Hager
Reading list for ENG 273: International Steampunk Literature & Culture (Fall 2014), This class examines steampunk literature and maker culture from across the globe to explore how it engages in diverse ways with cultural discourses of nationality, imperialism, race, gender, and sexuality. Course assignments involve using the tools of the digital humanities to both analyze and enact steampunk technologies.
Blog - Where armor meets corset
Watch - The Alchemist’s Letter by Carlos Stevens
Making a Spectacle of Yourself: a Steampunk Perspective of Victorian Eye Wear
New Game - Steampunk British
Blog - Review and feature: Steampunk Cryptex Flash Drive and SteampunkJunkies.net
Steampunks unite for Cincinnati convention, local steampunk group meets in advance of the International Steampunk Symposium
Steampunk Chronicle - 2015 Readers Choice Award Winners
Airship Ambassador voted Best Website in the SPC 2015 Readers Choice Awards, Thanks, everyone, for your continued support!
3D printed Steampunk cube gears, maker joefe says “All eight of the corners and even the center piece have been steampunked. For the large gears, I wanted to add another level, so I modified them to print as two captured parts where the middle is tied to the cube center while the outside moves. This allowed me to add some interesting aspects.”
Blog - How Disney snuck steampunk into your childhood
Photos - a Steampunk Wedding Extraordinaire!
Steampunk Games - Aether Captains , a solo, steampunk themed, dice game. You take on the role of a commander of a worthy, air-going, zeppelin, battling a wave of attacking air pirates.
Steampunk Games - Terror Of The Skies, The Airship Pirate Board Game , Set in the world of Abney Park's music, as featured in the novel The Wrath Of Fate, and the award winning RPG Airship Pirates, a game of exploration, adventure, and swashbuckling combat.
Steampunk Games - Iron Kingdoms , a place where steam power and gunpowder meet sword and sorcery. Unleash the power of mechanika, the fusion of magic and machine.
19th Century Games - Wheeling
19th Century Games - For adults and children
Kickstarter - Tarot of Brass and Steam: a Steampunk Deck by Ed Matuskey, A tarot deck of a world where Edison and Tesla are just the start, as steam and clockwork discoveries reach every corner of the globe. Ends May 2nd
Twisted Skies card game - Airship Ambassador Expansion Set
Free steampunk ebook - La Caracola de Neptuno 1ª Parte By Jonas Cobos, epub only, Spanish, John Melville detective becomes embroiled in an unprecedented adventure and you face the secret society of Custodians of God. And she might find a way to rescue the Lost in Time.
Free steampunk ebook - Chronicles of Steele: Raven 1 Episode 1 By Pauline Creeden, epub only, English, a steampunk-inspired fantasy set in an alternate universe, Every life a reaper takes must be redeemed. In this epic, steampunk inspired fantasy set in an alternate universe, Raven tries to give up her life as an assassin, only to be pulled right back in.
Free steampunk ebook - The Order of The Rose: Forsaken Petal (Book 1) By Joshua Hoyt, Book one in an Exciting, Young Adult, Fantasy with a unique blend of technology and magic.
Free steampunk ebook - Reanimatrix By S. R. Algee, With her new clockwork spider only a few weeks old, inventor Diana Rackham is between projects. A chance encounter at the pharmacy turns her interests in a new direction: the possibility of reviving the dead. But will this new endeavor be a success, or will curiosity get the better of the cat? Sequel to "Itsy Bitsy Spider".
Free steampunk ebook - Driftmetal by J.C. Staudt, In a shattered world of airships and windborne cities, Captain Muller Jakes' crew betrays him when his plot to steal a fortune in gravstone goes awry. A lost city, a deadly sabotage, and a series of narrow escapes will force him to choose between his freedom and the lives of thousands. A high-flying adventure full of gadgetry, treachery and intrigue; a pleasing blend of steampunk and cyberpunk.
Art - Airship by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - The Airship Docks by Tom McGrath , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steamfish Explorer Industrial by Cinvira , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Ship Brassheart by Remy Hoff, at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Elf by Blake Henriksen, at Deviantart.com
April 13 - April 19, 2015
Blog - Interview with Samantha ‘Frenchy’ Stephenson: Living A Creative Life
Florence Steampunk Festival benefits historical preservation of town
Steampunk-styled gin palace to open in San Francisco
Follow the Feminist Steampunk page on Facebook, Our purpose is to emphasize women's lives, deeds, and participation in human affairs that have been neglected or undervalued in standard histories.
A Steampunk Pegasus Made from Scrap Metal
10 Awesome Steampunk Tattoos
3D Steampunk Airship by Globecraft Memories
Cinderella, A Steam Punk Fairy Tale, Ballet at U. of Utah
Fantastic-looking steampunk teardrop trailer
Steampunk fairy tale will close U. of Utah’s ‘Cinderella Spring’
Young Adult Book Review: 'The Clockwork Dagger' by Beth Cato, young Octavia Leander, magical healer, sets off on her first journey into the wartorn countryside of her homeland, traveling by airship.
A steampunk staging of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus , a production of the Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program
Author interview - Maxwell Grantly, Max writes illustrated steampunk stories for children.
Russian artist Igor Verniy creates steampunk animal sculptures
Badass Steampunk Motorcycle Gets Powered by a Steam Engine
Art - Steampunk Automaton Clock by TristanAlexander, at Weasyl.com
Kemerer Museum exhibit highlights Steampunk style
Take To The Skies With Steampunk Skyship On Oculus VR
Review - A Midsummer Night’s Steampunk by Scott Tarbet
What is the difference between Steampunk Science and Steampunk Magic?
Blog - The Un-Muse
Blog - Edging the Competition: Surgical Instruments in the 18th-Century
Blog - Mechanical Menagerie: The Creepers and Crawlers
Interview - Genevieve Cogman, author of The Invisible Library
Steampunk Games - In 80 Karten um die Welt , A game about a race around the world which is set at the end of the 19th century. In this game each player takes up one of the competing nations, and each nation sends a special steam-powered "Walamob" (Water-Land-Mobile) on the voyage around the world.
Steampunk Games - Around the World in 80 Days , Following in Jules Verne's footsteps, players attempt to travel around the world in 80 days on a map with Victorian-era decorations.
Steampunk Games - Incredible Expeditions: Quest for Atlantis , Explore with the eccentric Professor Pendergast and others daring enough to face bizarre encounters beyond the edges of the known world. Incredible Expeditions: Quest for Atlantis is a card game of deck building strategy for 1-5 players. Race against each other to be the first to uncover the secrets of the last Location, the Lost City of Atlantis, or band together to use your combined strength to face down Lovecraftian horrors and test your mettle against the hazards of expedition. Competitive, cooperative and single-player rules provide different play modes.
Steampunk Games - Zeppeldrome , is a humorous, puzzle, screw-your-neighbor game with a hazardous, modular board; and light-hearted cards used to help you or to mess with your opponents as you all race to be the first to travel the length of the airship raceway.
Steampunk Games - Mad Zeppelin , Mad Zeppelin is a fast-paced card game of sabotage, as you use your traitors to throw the most cargo off the Nostria and ruin the Emperor's plans. The player who destroys the most cargo wins, but you must assure you properly bribe the guards each turn, or your chances of sabotage may end at the point of a bayonet!
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Boiled Bacon and Cabbages
Historic Recipe - Russian Zakuska, a version of a Russian tasting plate
Historic Recipe Book - The Cook's Oracle By William Kitchiner 1830
Historic Recipe - Russian Herring under Fur Coat Salad, a traditional layered salad made of finely chopped pickled herring, eggs, beets, carrots, potatoes and some type of dressing, either mayonnaise or a sour cream base.
Historic Recipe - Salad Olivier, mainly made with ham, eggs, potato and vegetables. The original 1860 recipe by Luciean Olivier contained a rich combination of grouse, veal tongue, smoked duck, crayfish, caviar and lettuce
Tea - Yerba Mate - New Trends, Old Traditions
Tea - Turkish Tea, an Offer You Can't Refuse
Tea - German Tea Culture an Preparation
Tea - Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony
Tea - Vietnamese Tea Traditions
April 6 - April 12, 2015
Steampunk World's Fair - Free Android game
mike + misty’s stylish steampunk wedding
Steampunk Chronicle's Readers Choice Awards Voting is now Open!, Thank you for supporting Airship Ambassador as Best Website
Steamfarer - Turn-based RPG about steampunk airships
Steam Women interview - Susan Spencer, the Black Baroness!
Former Opal Divine's restaurant set for steampunk makeover
Steampunk-inspired roller coaster dives into haunted gold mine
It’s steampunk time at Koreshan State Park, including a Steampunk Stompers music concert
BOOM! Studio's Archaia imprint to launch Lantern City comic May 13
RJ-Romain Jerome Steampunk Tourbillon Watch, This new model draws its inspiration from the raw energy from machines and engines from the early 20th Century. The black-PVD case and lugs encase a 50mm Gunmetal steel bezel that has been brushed by hand. The complex dial reflects an imaginary retro-futuristic world and technical innovation.
15 of the Coolest Steampunk Tattoos We Need
Can This Steampunk Collaboration Be Realized?
Steampunk Invades The Mountain, Canton, Texas (pictures)
Creations with a beautiful Steampunk touch (pictures)
Review - Ironcast, steampunk game
Steampunk Frankenstein by Rick Baker
Blog - Steampunk is NOT Victorian Science Fiction
Join the Steam Punk Festival in the Westfjords of Iceland
Web game - Steampunk Fortess Escape
Maykrlab - The Juris Mortis pistol
Popular steampunk images from 2015 at weheartit.com
Art - Capital by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Train by Charlene Le Scanff , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Airships by Bunny Bennett , at Deviantart.com
Get your copy - Steel Lily by Megan Curd AVERY PIKE is a commodity. No, more than a commodity. Her existence is guarded at all costs. She's a water Elementalist, the strongest of her dwindling kind. She creates steam to provide energy to fuel Dome Four: the only thing standing between humanity and an earth ravaged by World War III. No steam, no Dome. No Dome, no life.
Get your copy - Godspeed by February Grace
Get your copy - Steamdrunks: 101 Steampunk Cocktails and Mixed Drinks by Chris-Rachael Oseland , You’re about to embark on a series of improbable adventures with household staples. You'll find historically authentic punch recipes which could be confused for farmer's cheese, tea recipes that will knock you out rather than wake you up, and downright chewable eggy cream curdles.
Get your copy - I, Nemo by J. Dharma and Deanna Windham
Get your copy - Mrs Danby and Company by Paul Magrs. When world-famous detective Nightshade Jones of Balcombe Street retires to Sussex to look after hornets, housekeeper Mrs Martha Danby packs her bags and sets off on a luxury cruise on the doomed SS Utopia. En route to the dazzling city of New York, she soon meets legendary vampire-slayer Abraham Van Halfling, who claims his demon-hunting days are over. But soon the pair are embroiled in a series of wild adventures
Historic Recipe - Kulebyaka - Russian pie with Salmon
Historic Recipe Book - The cook and housewife's Manual By Christian Isobel Johnstone 1828
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Onion Soup
Historic Recipe - Romanian Zacusc? Recipe, a traditional bread spread
Historic Recipe Book - The practice of cookery By Mrs. Dalgairns 1830
Tea - Chai Tea Traditions and History
Tea - British vs Indian Tea Traditions
Tea - Yerba Mate Tea, A South American Tradition
Tea - Turkish Tea
Tea - Russian Tea Ceremony
March 30 - April 5, 2015
Airship Ambassador interview with Mike Zawacki and Scott Norman from The Wars of Other Men, part 2
Airship Ambassador interview with Mike Zawacki and Scott Norman from The Wars of Other Men, part 3
Airship Ambassador interview with Mike Zawacki and Scott Norman from The Wars of Other Men, part 4
Blog - Interview with Renate Goodwin of The Cog is Dead!
Blog - Interview with Artist Teri Lenfest, a Modern Steampunk Grandma Moses
The People of AnomalyCon 2015
This Giant Rolling, Walking Bike Can Probably Tackle Any Terrain
How to Converse Properly: 18 Tips From Old Etiquette Books
Excerpt from Beneath a Burning Sky, the final novel of the Dawnhawk Trilogy, by Jonathon Burgess
Blog - Steampunks are too clever for big businesses
Blog - Need a hobby? Don’t try Steampunk – it becomes an obsession.
Blog - Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov – a real-life example of a mad scientist: a Steampunk Perspective
Blog - The Egyptomania of the Victorian Era: a Steampunk Perspective – Or “Are you my mummy?
Blog - The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Shorts by Karen Carlisle
Blog - Wheels within wheels: Multi-layered Steampunk Characterization
Blog - “They’ll Rue the Day a Metanatural Visits the Raj”: Gail Carriger’s Prudence
Blog - The best of Spanish Steampunk with Marian Womack
Blog - Steampunk Paris and Anomalycon 2015
Indiegogo - VICTOR SIERRA third album in Sept. 2015!
Blog - Susanna Salter, 1887, first female mayor in the United States
International Steampunk Symposium Games – Twisted Skies Tournament
Twisted Skies card game - Airship Ambassador Expansion Set, features exciting new DIPLOMAT CARDS inspired by Steampunk's most famous community resource website The Airship Ambassador! Fully compatible with Twisted Skies this set allows you to bring out the full potential of Diplomat cards with exciting new Tech, Interrupt and Mission cards designed to power up the effectiveness of Diplomats in game play! These full color promotional cards are a great collectible or a fun add on to the already exciting Steampunk world of Twisted Skies.
Blog - Dr. Pembroke’s Remedies – Galvanic Viagra of the 1850’s
Victorian inventions that didn't change the world – in pictures
GoFundMe - Broken Reality Web Series by Lumiere Lemaître
World's largest aircraft looking for investors
Book cover contest - Steampunk Valencia
Watch - Gentleman Robot VS Iron Man 1889, Here we have Gentleman Robot (John E. Floyd) and Ironman:1889 (Thomas Willeford) the epic battle of steam and radiation as the two duke it out at Wild Wild West Con 4 in Tucson, AZ!
Blog - The Steamfunk Canon book list, Here, you will not find Steampunk books that simply have a Black protagonist. No, these are books written by authors who proudly identify their work as Steamfunk and who skillfully deliver Funktastic stories in the genre.
Blog - The Reinvention of Alethia Grey, a graphic novel by Lisa England
Steampunk Girls That Will Make You Love Cosplay (40 pics)
A look at WILD WILD WEST CON 2015
Call for writers - Bases del 1 Certamen literario de SPV
El Investigador - Steampunk Roots: Las raíces del árbol revolucionario del movimiento
Blog - Full Steam Ahead to the Past
Read - Julius & the Watchmaker by Tim Hehir , When Julius Higgins isn't running from Crimper McCready and his gang of bullies, he's working in his grandfather's bookshop. Until Jack Springheel, a mysterious clock collector, turns up looking for the fabled diary of John Harrison. Before he knows it, Julius becomes a thief and a runaway and makes a deal with Springheel that he will live to regret.
Read - Re:wired by Alex Keller , Young Adult, An old family, torn from power, wants to rule again. But their heir is dead, and only one man can give them a new one: Mandrake von Guggenstein.
Read - Ticker by Lisa Mantchev, When the surgeon who provided her with a clockwork heart is put on trial for murder, Penny Farthing's parents are kidnapped and Penny and her brother receive a ransom note demanding the research her parents kept on the procedures of her surgery.
Read - Third Daughter by Susan Kaye Quinn
Read - Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy
March 23 - March 29, 2015
Airship Ambassador interview with Mike Zawacki and Scott Norman from "The Wars of Other Men"
Blog at MundoSteampunk - Steampunk Perú
Vancouver art gallery begins steampunk exhibition
Art - Steampunk Protoss
Design - Truth Coffee HQ in South Africa
Book Review on Talk Supe - Dawn's Early Light
Watch - Steampunk Computer, complete workstation, fully functional
Blog - The item of clothing-wear that every steampunk gentleman needs
Steampunk Puzzle Game, Ironcast, Makes Its Way to Consoles
Review - Tabula Rasa's steampunk shaving products
Get your copy - Charmed Vengeance by Suzanne Lazear
Get your copy- The Shadow Revolution by Clay Griffith / Susan Griffith , As fog descends, obscuring the gas lamps of Victorian London, werewolves prowl the shadows of back alleys. But they have infiltrated the inner circles of upper-crust society as well. Only a handful of specially gifted practitioners are equipped to battle the beasts. Among them are the roguish Simon Archer, who conceals his powers as a spell-casting scribe behind the smooth veneer of a dashing playboy; his layabout mentor, Nick Barker, who prefers a good pub to thrilling heroics; and the self-possessed alchemist Kate Anstruther, who is equally at home in a ballroom as she is on a battlefield.
Get your copy- The Iron Jackal: A Tale of the Ketty Jay by Chris Wooding , Join the crew of the Ketty Jay on their greatest adventure yet: a story of mayhem and mischief, roof-top chases and death-defying races, murderous daemons, psychopathic golems and a particularly cranky cat. The first time was to clear his name. The second time was for money. This time, Frey's in a race against the clock for the ultimate prize: to save his own life.
Get your copy- Gossamer Wing by Delphine Dryden , Super spy Charlotte Moncrieffe enters into a marriage of convenience with Makesmith Baron Dexter Hardison as a cover when she sets out to recover long-lost documents from the Palais Garnier in her stealth dirigible.
Get your copy- Real Girls Don't Rust by Tonja Drecker / Valerie Hunter
Steampunk Games - 011, It’s year “011” in an alternative 19th century. The Inscrutable Organ of Eternity is hidden somewhere in Turin, and it’s the only instrument that can prevent the coming Ragnarök. Only one of the 8 Characters in the game is the “Chosen One” who can play the Organ. One of the others, meanwhile, has been possessed by the Spirit of Fenrir the Wolf, and will try to prevent the Chosen One from reaching the Organ. The goal of the game, is to identify and deliver the Chosen One and the song of Making (which is composed as part of the game play) to the Inscrutable Organ of Eternity before the 12th hour.
Steampunk Games - Steam Donkey The year is 1897 and to celebrate sixty years of the reign of Queen Victoria and bring much needed solace to the Country's weary workers, four seaside resorts vie with each other to be the grandest and most opulent, worthy of a Royal visit from Her Majesty herself. The latest in steam technology will be on display to attract and transport visitors to the hotels and guest houses that line the seafronts. Amusements and monuments will be created to edify and delight the visiting holiday-makers. You, as the designer of these developments must complete your resort first and claim your rightful place as Chief Architect, by Royal Appointment!
Steampunk Games - Dystopian Wars , The world of Dystopian Wars is similar to our own, but subtly different. The year is 1870 and the Industrial Revolution occurred decades earlier than in our own world. Technology is far advanced, and in many cases, unrecognisable, which has led to the development of fantastic naval vessels, hulking land ships and terror from the skies in the form of airships and war balloons.
Steampunk Games - Grind, Suspended just above a lake of seething magma, this flamescorched arena is ground zero for the most brutal sport ever created—Grind! Here 10-ton, ash-spewing, steam-powered robots called steamjacks fight to move a giant, spiked ball into the other team’s goal. Using every weapon in their arsenal, these steamjacks slam, smash, and crush their way through the opposition as they tirelessly slug it out for the title.
Steampunk Games - Nautilus , The players are building a research station at the bottom of the sea, trying to find Atlantis, recover sunken treasures, and extract raw materials.
Historic Recipe - Book The Cook and Housekeeper's Dictionary by Mary Eaton 1822
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Blackberry Cordial
Historic Recipe - Pirog - Ukrainian Pie - Pyrih, usually made from yeast-raised dough, come in different shapes and forms, closed or open faced.
Historic Recipe Book - Suffolk words and phrases By Edward Moor 1823
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Chocolate Cake
Tea - Tea Etiquette
Tea - Tea Pairings (Cheese, chocolates, and curries)
Tea - How To Serve Tea to Guests
Tea - Traditions Around the World
Tea - Tea Time in Russia
Historic People - Dull Knife, He was a principal chief of the Northern Cheyenne. His people called him Wahiev, which means Morning Star;
Historic People - Satank, a member of the Kiowa tribe. He was a leader of men, warrior, and as a shaman, he possessed strong medicine in war and peace. Satank was a principal chief of the Kiowas for many years.
Historic People - Cochise, the chief of the central band of the Chiricahua Apaches, a nomadic people of the American Southwest.
Historic People - Lone Wolf, a principal chief of the Kiowa, following the death of Chief Dohäsan. He was a leader among his tribe's militant minority during the U.S. Army's armed pacification in the 1860s and '70s, the period of violent domestication from nomadic to forced reservation life dictated by the federal government.
Historic People - Bog Foot, a man of peace, and best known among his people for his political and diplomatic successes. He was skilled at settling quarrels between rival parties, and was often in great demand among other Teton bands.
Historic Technology - 1891: Baltimore Inventor Patents First Solar Water Heater
Historic Technology - 1886, the first electric fan
Historic Technology - Mechanical Fan, 1832, by Omar-Rajeen Jumala
Historic Technology - Air conditioner, 1902
Historic Technology - Victorian Cooking and Kitchens
March 16 - March 22, 2015
Airship Ambassador interview with Art Donovan
Airship Ambassador interview with Art Donovan, Part 2
Airship Ambassador interview with Art Donovan, Part 3
Airship Ambassador interview with Art Donovan, Part 4
Review of Wild Wild West Con 4
Get your Copy - Shanghai Sparrow by Gaie Sebold , Shanghai Sparrow is a Far Eastern steampunk tale of espionage, distant empires and thrilling exploits, with a dynamic heroine. Eveline Duchen is a thief and con-artist, surviving day by day on the streets of London, where the glittering spires of progress rise on the straining backs of the poor and disenfranchised. Where the Folk, the otherworldly children of fairy tales and legends, have all but withdrawn from the smoke of the furnaces and the clamour of iron.
Get your Copy- Rings of Anubis by E. Catherine Tobler , As the nineteenth century turns into the twentieth, the world looks to a future of revolutionary science and extraordinary machines. Archaeologist Eleanor Folley looks back to Egypt's ancient mysteries and her mother's inexplicable, haunting disappearance. Agent Virgil Mallory, a man with ghosts and monsters of his own, brings evidence of a crime, taking them both on a thrilling adventure that carries them from Paris to Egypt, and from the present to the ancient past.
Get your Copy- A Steampunk's Guide to the Apocalypse by Margaret Killjoy
Get your Copy- All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen , A steampunk adaptation of Twelfth Night and The Importance of Being Earnest is set in an alternative-world London and follows ambitious young scientist Violent Adams' efforts to disguise her gender and gain an education from a renowned male-only college.
Get your Copy- The Constantine Affliction by T. Aaron Payton , In an alternate 1864, as the Constantine Affliction spreads throughout London, killing some of its victims and transforming others into the opposite sex, Pembroke "Pimm" Hanover and journalist Ellie Skyler discover that the key to the malady may be a link between a crime boss and a royal scientist.
ConTemporal cancels 2015 event
Clockwork Codex - a new steampunk social network
2015 Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention: Photo recap
Senior Thesis Survey - Ten questions about your experiences in the steampunk community
Supernatural London from a Blind POV: The wonders of Elizabeth Watasin's MEDUSA
GSN Orders New Series ‘Steampunk’d
New Blog - SteamWomen, dedicated to spotlighting the amazing women who make the Steampunk scene tick. Every week we aim to feature makers, designers, musicians, writers, artists, producers, and other creative women - and look at who they are, what they do, and what inspires them!
Young, Black and Victorian: Wonderful photographs of Victorian women of color
Watch - D.I.N.O. at Wild Wild West Con 4
In Their Own Words: “Aether” Co-Directors Drew Hall and Horst Sarubin
Read the band list at Steampunk-Music.com
Production begins on the Steampunk Epic AETHER
Tea Tuesdays: The Chemis-Tea Of Pouring The Perfect English-Style Cuppa
This gruesome 1889 biology book outlined the many ways animals will kill us
23 Fantastical Steampunk LEGO Builds Designed From Scratch
The Forty Elephants – the All Girl Gang of Victorian-era England: A Steampunk Feminist Perspective
How to Look Like a Victorian Gentleman in 11 Easy Steps
These 10 Weird Hobbies Were All The Rage In The Victorian Era
Writeup about Steam Garden, Tokyo's steampunk festival
Edgar Wright has scripted Dodge and Twist, a steampunk adventure sequel to Oliver Twist
Review: Transmuted by Karina Cooper
Steampunk Granny Interviews Leonardo Ramirez of the Jupiter Chronicles
SteamWomen Blog - Interview with Isabella Bennett
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #30 – Interview with Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris
The eccentric, prolific, multi-talented and forever interesting Victorian gentleman
Watch - Bruce Rosenbaum and Humachines: Springfield Museums
‘Aether: Prologue’ Production Picks Up Steam
Kickstarter - Beneath a Burning Sky - a Novel by Jonathon Burgess, Beneath a Burning Sky is a steampunk fantasy novel, the last in my Dawnhawk Trilogy. It's fully written at over 120,000 words, awaiting final revisions and editing. I just need your help to produce the work to completion. All funds gathered for this project go towards finishing this story as a professional independently-published novel, available in both digital and physical formats. Ends April 18
Blog - What does steampunk mean to you?
Kickstarter - The Wild West: Steampunks of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Documentation of the Steampunk culture in Dallas/Fort Worth using 19th century wet plate photography for a photobook and exhibition. Ends April 20
February 16 - March 15, 2015
Steampunk Hands 2015 - Official Link List
Steampunk Hands Around the World - Facebook event page
Read - CosWise Magazine Issue 2, free pdf, featuring several steampunk photoshoot images
Get your copy - Liberator by Richard Harland , After the Filthies seize control of the massive juggernaut Worldshaker, now called Liberator, members of the former elite, the Swanks, remain to teach them, but class differences continue to cause strife and even Col and Riff may be unable to bring unity, in the follow-up to Worldshaker .
Get your copy - Romulus Buckle & the Engines of War by Preston, Richard Ellis, Jr. , Learning his long-lost sister is being kept at a mysterious clan's base, Romulus Buckle must rescue her to gain the key to victory over the Founders, but this rescue attempt means abandoning his allies to face the Founders' raids alone.
Get your copy - Doktor Glass by Thomas Brennan
Get your copy - Clockwork Secrets: Heavy Fire by Dru Pagliassotti
Get your copy - Song of the Slums by Richard Harland , What if they'd invented rock 'n roll way back in the 19th century? What if it could take over the world and change the course of history? In the slums of Brummingham, the outcast gangs are making a new kind of music, with pounding rhythms and wild guitars.
Steampunk Games - Wiraqocha , In 1895, exploring Amazonia, Auguste Copperpot discovered a gate to a lost valley, occupied by a primitive civilisation. Wiraqocha Valley was the name he gave to this remote Eden. This world enclosed a treasure that was going to revolutionize modern sciences, namely the Somnium, an orange luminescent crystal showing amazing properties. It can be used as fuel, affects matter and even time. Immediately, this virgin land became a new Eldorado for European colonists. Empress Victoria II decided to send several conglomerates to share this promised land and reap the fruits to her benefit. Zeppelin fleet, full of scientists, adventurers and looters, clouded the Atlantic sky.
Steampunk Games - Girl Genius: The Works , a card game is a game based on introducing different people, places, and things and hope they "pop." Based on the comic of the same name by Phil and Kaja Foglio
Steampunk Games - Soldier's Companion , a good, solid set of 19th-century colonial miniatures rules. The basic system mechanics are are an elaboration of those used in Sky Galleons of Mars, giving a solid basis for land, aerial, and aquatic combats. While allowing for the addition of land juggernauts, combat tripods, and aerial fliers, the rules work just as well for a rag-tag British column fighting its way through the passes of the Northwest Frontier. Soldier's Companion combines the excitement of the 19th-century colonial wars with the adventure of Space:1889.
Steampunk Games - Iron Stars , a game of space combat in an age of steam and steel. Set in a fictional universe based loosely on the writings of H. G. Wells and other fantasists, it provides a back story and ship designs from an alternate history in which the Martian Invasion actually happened, the ether is all-pervasive, and Cavorite is a reality. But, as with Starmada and other Majestic Twelve Games products, the focus is on players' imaginations; a clear and concise ship construction system is provided so you can pit your own space dreadnoughts against the likes of the Royal Navy Ether Squadron or the German Äthermarine.
Steampunk Games - Ironclads and Ether Flyers , Ironclads and Ether Flyers is a set of 19th Century Aeronaval miniatures rules. It focuses on battles between seafaring battleships and aerial gunboats and is set in the Space: 1889 universe.
February 9 - February 15, 2015
Steampunk Hands 2015 - Official Link List
Steampunk Hands Around the World - Facebook event page
Review - Steamathon convention in Las Vegas
Crowdfunder - The Clockwork Rose: Britain's First Steampunk Bar
Booster - The Artifice Club fundraiser, The Artifice Club is redesigning and relaunching our website to serve as THE resource for vintage arts. Help us raise funds to get the word out.
Kickstarter - Steampunk Nixie Clock MKII - Retro Tube Clock Design by Kyle Miller, Steampunk Nixie Tube Clock, Handmade In Walnut & Brass. Featuring 700+ Colours & GPS. 1850's Looks Meets 1950's Tech. No Assembly Req. Ends March 15
Archaia To Bring Lantern City To Comics, Archaia Entertainment today announced that they are launching a new series, Lantern City, based on a property that is already in development as a TV series and has seen a novel -- Rise: An Illustrated Novel -- released.
Art - A Steampunk Fairytale by Frank Hong , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Thumbelina by C.W. Sun , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Keygun by HeatherBomb , at Deviantart.com
Art - Oriental Steampunk by SuperSpaceMonkey , at Deviantart.com
Get your copy - The Nine Pound Hammer by John Claude Bemis , Twelve-year-old orphan Ray travels south, drawn by the lodestone his father gave him years before, meeting along the way various characters from folklore who are battling against an evil industry baron known as the Gog.
Get your copy- Worldshaker by Richard Harland , Col Porpentine is being groomed as the next Commander of Worldshaker, a juggernaut where elite families live on the upper decks while the Filthies toil below, but when he meets Riff, a Filthy girl, he discovers how ignorant he is.
Get your copy- A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder , Aiden Fleischer, a bookish priest, finds himself transported to an alien world. With him is Miss Clarissa Stark, a crippled hunchback of exceptional ability, wronged by an aristocrat and cast out from society. On the planet Ptallaya, under two bright yellow suns, they encounter the Yatsill, a race of enthusiastic mimics who shape their society after impressions picked up from Clarissa's mind, and create a faux London
Get your copy- Once upon a Time in Hell by Guy Adams , Book two of The Heaven's Gate Trilogy. Wormwood has appeared and for twenty four hours the gateway to the afterlife is wide open. But just because a door is open doesn't mean you should step through it. The afterlife has an agenda of its own and with scheming on both sides of reality, the revelations to come may change the world forever.
Get your copy- Power Under Pressure by Andrew P. Mayer , Sarah Stanton and her companions need to form "The Society of Steam" in order to restore Tom the Automaton and defeat Lord Eschaton, who wants to cover the world in smoke and remake it into his own image.
Steampunk Games - Kings of Air and Steam , The process is simple: Factories produce the goods (machinery, textiles, chemicals, food, and luxuries) that are coveted by the city folk. Airships – forbidden from landing in the cities but capable of carrying cargo over great distances – must be used to gather those goods and deliver them to depots along the rail network. Trains then haul the goods to the cities that want them, earning cash for the competitor who gets there first!
Steampunk Games - City of Iron , 2-4 players compete to build up a small nation in a world of machines, magic, and money. Become the leader of one of four rival nations: the industrious humans, the toad engineers, the scholarly Cresarians, or the clever hogmen. Produce goods like machine parts and bottled demons to gain wealth, or research steam-age technology and recruit mercenaries to control the continent. If you want to establish new cities, you’ll build schooners or airships to reach faraway lands and flying islands. Your cities have limited capacity, so you’ll have to decide what to keep and what to demolish when building advanced structures. The future of a nation is in your hands. Build unbreakable foundations for an empire or disappear into the dusty pages of history.
Steampunk Games - Machina Arcana (2014), players take on the role of explorers who are investigating an ancient subterranean complex of unknown origin. They face monsters inspired by H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos in a steampunk setting. The adventurers collect equipment, interact and utilize their environment, fight monsters, and immerse themselves in the rich narrative elements.
Steampunk Games - Gaslight , G.A.S.L.I.G.H.T. (Glorious Adventures in Science Loosely Involving Generally Historical Times) is a set of miniatures rules for conducting skirmishes in the Victorian era. Bands of stouthearted Extras are led by Main Characters -- from the streets of London to the hills of South Africa and from the glorious charges of the Crimea to the maelstrom of the American Civil War. The rules are written with the works of Victorian science fiction authors in mind, such as Wells, Verne, and Haggard. In addition to standard colonial era actions, special rules are included for adding various science fiction elements to the plot, including, but not limited to, steam conveyances, fabulous inventions, glorious weapons, and strange creatures from the depths of the jungle or the core of the Earth.
Steampunk Games - Leviathans , Leviathans is a game published by Catalyst Game Labs that simulates combat between warships that have taken to the air in an alternate history 1910. The king leviathans, the battleships, are the largest vessels. Maneuvering in support are the smaller ships of light cruisers, destroyers, and others ships. Will you captain your fleet for king and country, expanding your nation's power and becoming legend? Or will you fall from the sky, forgotten?
February 2 - February 8, 2015
Steampunk Hands 2015 - Official Link List
Review - Kurios by Cirque du Soleil
Steampunk Books for Children: Where are they?
This Is What A Cup Of Tea Looks Like In 22 Different Countries
Get your copy - The Aylesford Skull by James P. Blaylock
Get your copy- Steampunk Magazine: The First Years: Issues #1–7 editor Margaret Killjoy
Get your copy- Steampunk Reloaded editor Ann Vandermeer
Get your copy- Clockwork Fairy Tales: A Collection of Steampunk Fairy Tales editor Stephen L. Antczak , Fairy tales turn steampowered in this collection of short stories by some of today's best science fiction and fantasy authors
Get your copy- The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr , A debut entry in a steampunk series inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's classic follows the experiences of Dr. Jekyll's daughter, a forensic scientist in Victorian London who uses newfangled gadgets to catch a terrifying psychopath.
Steampunk Games - Munchkin Steampunk , adds gears, goggles, and steam-powered robots to the backstabbing and goofy humor of the long-lived card game Munchkin, a game in which you kick down doors, battle monsters, gain treasure, and try to reach level ten before anyone else. Munchkin Steampunk is a standalone game, but it can be integrated with any Munchkin game or expansion.
Steampunk Games - Mission: Red Planet , players work as mining companies compete to send astronauts to Mars in order to colonize and mine for recently discovered materials. Over the course of 10 rounds, players play one of their special agents every round to help fill the rockets heading to Mars with their own astronauts while simultaneously working to prevent their opponents from doing the same. Once landed, these astronauts must gather to control specific regions of the planet, each yielding one of the three resources: Celerium, Sylvanite, or Ice. After rounds 5 and 8, players gain score tokens for every region where they control the majority of the astronauts. At the end of the game, players score one final time, adding any bonuses received from Discovery Cards and Bonus Cards. The player with the most score tokens at the end controls Mars, and all the riches it can bring!
Steampunk Games - Planet Steam , a board game in which two to five players take the roles of entrepreneurs in a steampunk boomtown, racing to assemble equipment, claim plots of land, extract resources, and accumulate riches. After harvesting resources using tanks and converters, players must buy and sell those resources in a volatile and ever-shifting market. The one who earns the most income will, in the end, be victorious. However, only through shrewd resource management and clever manipulation of supply and demand can a player reign supreme!
Steampunk Games - Warmachine , a steam-powered miniatures combat-- is a table-top miniatures game published by Privateer Press. Players take on the role of an elite soldier-sorcerer known as a warcaster. While a warcaster and his army is a formidable force on the battlefield, a warcaster's true strength is in their ability to magically control and coordinate the actions of their mighty warjacks steam-powered combat automatons that represent the pinnacle of military might in the Iron Kingdoms.
Steampunk Games - Sky Galleons of Mars , a board game set in the fantasy Victorian era of space exploration. It is essentially the tactical ship combat game for the "Space: 1889" role-playing system.
Tea - Tea Etiquette
Tea - Tea Pairings
Tea - Serving Tea
Tea - Traditions Around the World
Tea - Korean Tea Ceremony
January 26 - February 1, 2015
Steampunk Hands 2015 - Official Link List
Welcome - Steampunk Hands 2015,
Steampunk Hands Around the World 2015 - Our Playground, our Classroom, Our Workshop
Steampunk Events for February 2015 at Tor.com
12 Predictions for the Year 2000 from a 19th-Century German Chocolate Company
Writing tips - Lighting a Victorian Life
Steampunk Chronicle's 2015 Reader's Choice Awards nominations are now open, There are 7 categories this year: Music, Media, Literature, Crafts, Fashion, Events, and Steamlife.
Which Gail Carriger side character would you like to see star in their own story?
Indiegogo - THE AIRSHIP NEVERLAND AUDIO BOOK, Our goal is to produce a quality audiobook of Volume I of Tales of the Airship Neverland for you our fans, and new and future fans.
Is It Steampunk? Week 2: Steampunk Spats by J Souza
Steampunk Coat Review by Trevor Schmidt
The Master List of Steamy Reviews by Trevor Schmidt
GoFundMe - Steampunk Duo In Trouble, needs help with utility and medical bills, Lord and Lady Towers are combating ongoing medical issues, mounting medical, utility, and housing bills.
Review of Steampunk Snowdown event
Review of Cirque du Soleil's Kurios show in Seattle
Behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities
Review - Kick Some Steampunk Keister in 'The Order: 1886', steampunk video game only on PS4
Review - Steampunker 2D steampunk adventure game, on Android and iOS now
Ratchet RetroCast Episode 42 - with Captain Anthony LeGrange and Mark Rossmore of Escape the Clouds
Steampunk Valentine’s Day Card & Gift Ideas
Steampunk Iron Man outfit by Jeff Platt
Blog - Steampunk Weekend DIY, listing several projects from Instructables.com
Blog - Steampunk and Funfair Wedding
Steampunk Makers Shopping Guide, Browsing our group is like shopping in a mercantile full of shops. Our Steampunk Workshop & Library members have created a variety of fine steampunk gift items, including books from our Writers Group.
Get your copy - Clockwork Lies: Iron Wind by Dru Pagliassotti , Taya, the metal-winged icarus whose investigation helped defeat a plot against Ondinium and its populace, is assisting her exalted husband Cristof Forlore on his first ambassadorial mission. They must learn about Mareaux’s experiments in airship technology and determine whether the ostensibly scientific vehicles might be used for warfare — a taboo for Ondiniums, whose domination of the air is tempered by a deep cultural abhorrence toward airborne weapons after the devastation of the Last War a thousand years ago.
Get your copy - Romulus Buckle & the City of the Founders by Richard Ellis Preston,Jr. , In a postapocalyptic world of endless snow, eighteen-year-old Captain Romulus Buckle and the stalwart crew of the Pneumatic Zeppelin must embark on a perilous mission to rescue their kidnapped leader, Balthazar Crankshaft, from the impenetrable City of the Founders. Steaming over a territory once known as Southern California—before it was devastated in the alien war—Buckle navigates his massive airship through skies infested with enemy war zeppelins and ravenous alien beasties in this swashbuckling and high-octane steampunk adventure.
Get your copy - The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures editor Sean Wallace , A collection of science fiction short stories features retro-futuristic tales of alternative history and post-apocalyptic Victorian era, steam-powered machinery from Tobias S. Buckell, A. C. Wise, Cherie Priest, Jay Lake, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Christopher Barzak and others.
Get your copy - Nuts & Bolts: Industrial Jewelry in the Steampunk Style by Marthe Le Van , Use tubes, rods, metal sheets, and other industrial items to create chic jewelry. Detailed instructions for 24 projects feature illustrated step-by-step directions for assembling earrings, necklaces, pins, and other ornaments.
Get your copy - How to Draw Steampunk by Rod Espinosa , Does the challenge of sketching steampunk material leave you in a fog? Feel like an anachronism when it comes to creating old tech out of its time? Be not daunted at depicting derring-do and high adventure! These intrepid illustrators will outfit you with all the brass, glass, and leather you need to make your steam-tech soar and shine - or drip and rust, as the case may be. Stoke the coal, fire up the boilers, and get your art in gear!
Art - Hilltop City of Visegard by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com
Art - Airships by Min Nguen , at Deviantart.com
Art - Airship 3D by Natalia Bouajram, at Deviantart.com
Art - Sky Gate by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - Etherwind Warship by Eliyas De Crueset , at Deviantart.com
Historic Recipe Book - A modern system of domestic cookery, or, The housekeeper's guide By M Radcliffe 1822
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Buttered Swedish Turnips
Historic Recipe - Abraham Lincoln Kentucky Corncakes
Historic Recipe - Kulich - Russian Sweetbread Recipe, also know as "Easter cake" is a kind of Easter bread traditional in the Orthodox Christian faith. Kulich is usually put into the basket, decorated with colorful flowers and blessed by the priest during the Easter service.
Historic Recipe - Haggis via @TentacleTreacle, the classic Scottish meal
January 19 - January 25, 2015
Announcement - Steampunk Hands 2015, starts Feb 1st
Steampunk Hands Around the World 2015 - Our Playground, our Classroom, Our Workshop, Starts Feb 1st
Design - 15 Steampunk Home Accessories
Review - 'The Best of Spanish Steampunk' edited and translated by Marian & James Womack
Mrs Danby and Company, new steampunk book by Paul Magrs
Dear Lord Akeldama ~ On Love, Suits & Suitability
Pubslush - The Steam Wars, starts Feb 1, a book crowdfunding project. The discovery of electricity changed the world. But some fear what it might bring. When a contingent of steam-powered enthusiasts band together, the Steamers and Electros soon find themselves locked in a battle, not just for power, but for the fate of all mankind.
Mozilla Firefox Add-ons - Steampunk Theme collection
A Reader's Heaven's Reviews - Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam
The Order: 1886 Goes Gold, Celebrates with Pre-Order DLC Trailer
Steampunk Birthday Card by Tracey Sabella
Airship Ambassador will be at Wild Wild West Con in March
29 Disney characters transform into fashionable steampunks
Blog - Renninger’s Steampunk Industrial Show in Florida
Article-Steampunk fandoms building steam in the Shoals
Trailer For The Original Alien Reimagined As A Steampunk CG Film
Purveyors of Steampunk crowd in among the carousel horses
12 Impressively Detailed Scrap Metal Steampunk Insects
Recap - HRM Steampunk Symposium 2015 by David Lee Summers
Get your copy-Steampunk Magazine #8 Lifestyle, Mad Science, Theory & Fiction
Get your copy-Steampunk Revolution editor Ann Vandermeer , Steampunk Revolution features a renegade collective of writers and artists, including steampunk legends and hot, new talents rebooting the steam-driven past and powering it into the future.
Get your copy-Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun: A Companion for in Her Majesty's Name by Craig Cartmell / Charles Murton , With new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. Throughout the entire region treasure-seekers, mercenaries and adventurers of all stripes take advantage of the chaos to seek glory and riches.
Get your copy-The Doctor and the Dinosaurs by Mike Resnick , Welcome to the birth of American paleontology, spearheaded by two brilliant men, Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh, two men whose genius is only exceeded by their hatred for each other's guts. Now, with the aid of Theodore Roosevelt, Cole Younger, and Buffalo Bill Cody, Doc Holliday must save Cope and Marsh not only from the Comanches, not only from living, breathing dinosaurs, but from each other. And that won't be easy.
Get your copy - The Forever Engine by Frank Chadwick
Steampunk Games - Steampunked Time Machine, The first player to assemble their 9-part time machine and end their turn wins the game. However, this is easier said than done. This is the point in the game where the fur really starts to fly! Action cards are played in rapid succession as your opponents attempt to break and disassemble your machine in order to get parts for their own creation. The only way to assure your victory is to employ a multitude of strategies including, hording parts, conserving energy, forming alliances, and, of course, breaking said alliances at the most opportune moment!
Steampunk Games - Steampunk: War Baloon, The fight is between war balloons (represented by cardboard stand ups). It plays on a squared / checked map. " In Italy, about 15 years ago, Hobby e Work released a boardgame called "Steampunk War baloon" buyable in every newsstand of our country. Every week was released a new number, a part of the whole project. Unluckily after few weeks (3 numbers) the project was retired from newsstands and failed. "
Steampunk Games - Damned Hot Work: The Steampunk Miniatures Game, a miniatures wargaming system primarily designed for 25/28mm models, and is a fast and simple game that should allow large battles to be fought easily in one evening - or a couple of skirmishes - recreating the drama of combat with dice rolls and a deck of cards.
Steampunk Games - Wolsung Steampunk Skirmish Game , a universe where unusual ladies and gentlemen struggle to achieve power, fame and wealth. It’s a world of steam, magic, huge industrial factories and weird inventions. Wolsung SSG is miniature skirmish wargame, which uses 28mm miniatures, dice and standard dec of cards. During game players try to defeat their opponents, or fulfill specified scenario objectives.
Steampunk Games - Rabbidgerbal's Colonials -vs- Martians Steampunk Miniature Game,
Historic Recipe Book - Modern domestic cookery, and useful receipt book By Elizabeth Hammond 1819
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Drinks And Beverages for the Sick
Historic Recipe - Nesselrode Pudding
Historic Recipe - Hoppin' John
Historic Recipe - Beef Stroganoff, a meat dish that was created for and named after Russian diplomat and aristocrat, Count Pavel Stroganov (1772-1817)
Art - Flying Machine by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - Etherwind Ship Fleet by Eliyas De Crueset , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Airship by Charlene Le Scanff , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steamtripodaracnoglobe by Cinvira , at Deviantart.com
Art - Industrial Revolution by Remy Hoff , at Deviantart.com
January 12 - January 18, 2015
Announcement - Steampunk Hands 2015, starts Feb 1st
Steampunk Hands Around the World 2015 – Thoughts on this year’s theme, by Suna Dasi
PENNY DREADFUL Season Two Trailer Is Here, Premiere Date Announced
Listen - Ratchet RetroCast Episode 43, Joining Q, Strangeway and Ratchet are our DC experts Jon and Jess Carroll! For the Clockwork Conversation we are joined by special guest Kevin D Steil as the Airship Ambassador!
Instructables - Password Protected Sketchbook
Crowdfunding drove Saltspring author’s Wollstonecraft series
Blog-Top Three Steampunk TV Shows
Blog-7 Reasons Why “Warehouse 13? is the Most Steampunk Show on Earth
Steampunk Tarot Review
The Story Spine: Pixar’s 4th Rule of Storytelling
Dress Up Games - Create Steampunk Character
Steampunk Roots: Las raíces del árbol revolucionario del movimiento in Spanish
Steampunk Roots: The roots of the revolutionary movement tree using Google Translate into English
Review - The Steampunk User's Manual
Review - Alice, a Steampunk Concert Fantasy
Review of Elizabeth Watasin's 'Sundark'
Review of Abra SW's 'A Circus of Brass and Bone'
Design - Steampunk Switch Plates
Game Review of Nintendo's 'Code Name: STEAM'
Get your copy - The Bookman Histories by Lavie Tidhar , Collects three steampunk novels, including "The Bookman," in which Orphan, a young poet, finds his life entwined with a masked terrorist in London.
Get your copy - Fiendish Schemes by K.W. Jeter, After accepting congratulations for his late father's grandest invention--a walking, steam-powered lighthouse-- George Dower is enticed by the prospect of financial gain into a web of intrigue with ominously mysterious players who have nefarious plans of which he can only guess. If he can locate and make his father's Vox Universalis work as it was intended, his future, he is promised, is assured.
Get your copy - The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith / Susan Griffith , The epic Vampire Empire trilogy rushes to a heart-wrenching conclusion of honor and love, hatred and vengeance, sacrifice and loss. As Empress Adele unleashes a weapon capable of vampire genocide upon the vampire clans of the north, Prince Gareth plans a desperate strike against their lord--his brother Cesare--to end the war once and for all.
Get your copy - Steampunk magazine #9 edited by Margaret Killjoy
Get your copy - Dream London by Tony Ballantyne , In Dream London the city changes a little every night and the people change a little every day. Captain Jim Wedderburn has looks, style and courage by the bucketful. He’s adored by women, respected by men and feared by his enemies. But the towers are growing taller, the parks have hidden themselves away and the streets form themselves into strange new patterns. Everyone is changing, no one is who they seem to be, and Captain Jim Wedderburn is beginning to understand that he’s not the man he thought he was...
Steampunk Games - Skyway Robbery, As a giant airship travels to various far-flung locales, rival gangs compete to pull off daring heists. Your job is to recruit various skilled criminals to join your gang as you plan to take down fortified locations and steal the loot guarded within. You may also complete smaller jobs on the airship itself as it travels across the globe. Set in a steampunk world, Skyway Robbery offers high adventure and cunning, card-driven game play.
Steampunk Games - Steam Works, In the steampunk worker placement game Steam Works, you'll put your mechanics to work collecting components and power sources, then you'll literally build devices by assembling those sources and components. What's more, those devices in turn become action spaces for other players to use!
Steampunk Games - Steampunk Rally, by Roxley Game Laboratory. Steampunk Rally is a strategy game that incorporates steampunk as more than just a bit of chrome. Using a unique dice-placement mechanism, players take on the roles of famous inventors from the turn of the last century like Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie, constructing fantastical contraptions that make use of steam, heat and electricity in an attempt to win a no-holds-barred race through the Swiss alps.
Steampunk Games - Teramyyd: Earthsphere , In the game, you play a skyship captain, adventuring across the land to secure the resources you need to complete quests, defeat creatures, plunder the ship of your fellow captains, or to defeat the fearsome Kobolos dragon. Where lies your destiny? The choice is yours!
Steampunk Games - The World of Smog, On Her Majesty's Service , Set in the fantastic steampunk The World of Smog created by Panache Animation, On Her Majesty's Service is a stylish board game for two to four competing players. You'll need to navigate the rotating tiles that make up the game board, trading Ethers and Artefacts in order to fulfill the quest set by Queen Victoria, all the while dealing with the Agents of the Shadow Master.
Art - City Concept Commission by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com
Art - Flying Machine II by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - Airship into the Unknown by Jonathan Brünner , at Deviantart.com
Art - Airship by Constantron , at Deviantart.com
Art - The Brass Apple (steam train) by Bunny Bennett , at Deviantart.com
Historic #Recipe Book - The London art of cookery and domestic housekeeper's complete assistant' By John Farley 1811
Historic #Recipe via @RayDean219 - To Souse Rock-fish
Historic #Recipe - Medlar "Cheese"
Historic #Recipe - Rice Pudding
Historic #Recipe - Krasnye Bliny Pancakes recipe, Russian blini are thin pancakes originally made from oats
January 5 - January 11, 2015
Steampunk crossbow and pistol design
Blog - Steampunk: Learning the Genre by @wvancamp
Steampunk Events for January 2015 at Tor.com
20 Most Anticipated Board Games of 2015 -- VOTING IS OPEN, Steampunk is category #20
Reading Rainbow Blog - Interview with Jordan Stratford
Get your copy - The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, The Case of the Missing Moonstone by Jordan Stratford @jordanstratford
Watch - Key And Peele - Steampunk, Description: Oh Cedric you ain't heard? I'm steampunk now. (NSFW Language)
Rewatching Episode 3 of The Knick @AtTheKnick on @Cinemax What did you think of The Busy Flea?
Rewatching Episode 3 of Penny Dreadful @SHO_Penny on @SHO_Network What did you think of Ressurection?
Guillermo del Toro Making Steampunk Fantasy Detective Series for Amazon
William Shatner to cross U.S. on Rivet, a custom steampunk motorcycle
Get your copy - In Her Majesty's Name: Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules by Craig Cartmell / Charles Murton , It is 1895 and the world is in turmoil. In the decades to come, historians will reflect upon the cause of this state of affairs and many will point squarely at Charles Babbage. The perfection of first his Difference Engine, and then his Analytical Engine, gave the new scientific establishment in the Great Powers the tool they had so long needed in order to make a dramatic leap forward. The ability to make huge and repeatable sets of complex calculations revolutionized the world.
Get your copy - The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi by Mark Hodder , Burton and Swinburne return in a new series featuring a steampunk detective duo follows the 1840 assassination of Queen Victoria and finds England's rulers receiving guidance from the Afterlife to promote peace only to have a groundbreaking alliance sabotaged by the kidnappings of high-ranking officials.
Get your copy - The Doctor and the Rough Rider by Mike Resnick , When the time has come to end the spell that prevents U.S. expansion across the Mississippi River, the other medicine men create War Bonnet, a monstrous medicine man whose function is to stop Geronimo, Theodore Roosevelt, and Doc Holliday.
Get your copy - A Steampunk's Guide to Sex by Professor Calamity / Alan Moore and others
Get your copy - Ghosts by Gaslight: Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense editor Jack Dann , Featuring stories by James Morrow, Terry Dowling, Garth Nix and Robert Silverberg, this spellbinding collection of steampunk and supernatural tales breathes new life into the Victorian and Edwardian ghost story for a new generation of readers.
Steampunk Games - Captain's Wager, players take on the roles of rogue airship captains sending their pirate crews off on adventures in search of treasure. Problematically, several captains often show up for the same adventure. So how shall we figure out who gets what loot? We’ll gamble for it of course. That’s the pirate way!
Steampunk Games - Clockwork Kingdom , a game in which each player takes the role of a lord attempting to claim the throne in the wake of the king's death. To start the game, each player has a small army of loyal steam-powered automatons to do their bidding. Each player must choose where to send his servants, whether to get supplies from the market, build useful contraptions in the workshop, or even attempt to acquire powerful alchemy stones, all the while warring with opponents in a number of battlefields in an attempt to control the kingdom by force.
Steampunk Games - Clockwork Wars an epic board game of conquest, discovery, and espionage from Eagle Games. In Clockwork Wars, 2-4 players command a unique race of creatures in a tense war set in an alternate universe where magic and steam-era technology collide. Take control of the human "Purebreeds", or one of three hybrid races (Troglodytes, Rhinochs, and Mongrels). Your goal is to vanquish your foes and accumulate the most victory points through seven turns of play. You earn points by fighting for control of territories that contain valuable natural resources. To win these battles, you need manpower gained by seizing villages and developing them into cities. Invest in research and discover astonishing new technologies, like magical Golems, an Analytical Engine, and the wondrous Spire of the Gods. Position your troops, research powerful discoveries, employ espionage, and conquer your enemies to win the game!
Steampunk Games - Nautilus Industries , players take on the role of an enterprising business owner, with each trying to exploit the riches of the sea as well as the marketplace to earn the most money by the end of the game. Players take a series of simple actions, such as programming a mining robot, increasing warehouse capacity, swapping mining zone order, or purchasing stocks.
Steampunk Games - Nemo's War, Can you command the Nautilus on its year-long cruise to destiny? Can you fend off giant squids, discover the South Pole, the Arabian Tunnel or the lost city of Atlantis? Can you scourge the high seas and create enough fear in the great maritime powers to free the oppressed colonial peoples of the world? There really is a whole new world to of adventure to explore and master when you are fighting Nemo’s War.
Historic Recipe - Victorian Pie Recipes
Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Vegetable Stew
Historic Recipe Book - A New System Of Domestic Cookery by Mrs. Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell 1807
Historic Recipe - Savoy Cake
Historic Recipe - Abraham Lincoln Gingerbread Men Cookies
Tea - Tea Etiquette
Tea - Tea Pairings
Tea - The Proper Way to Serve Tea
Tea - Traditions Around the World in pictures
Tea - Japanese Tea Ceremony
Art - Floating Base by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com
Art - Steam Aeolian Airship by Cinvira , at Deviantart.com
Art - Beauty of Botany by Remy Hoff , at Deviantart.com
Art - Time Capsule USB Drive by 42RUS, at Deviantart.com
Art - Lucca and Robo by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com
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