2014 NEWS

December 29 - January 4, 2015
Steampunk Hands Around the World 2015 - Our Playground, our Classroom, Our Workshop, Starts Feb 1st

Blog - The Most Steampunk Doctor Who Episodes of All Time

Artist's fantastic steampunk collages are made from electronic waste (Photos)

Review - Vault Cafe, "The entire restaurant is a colonial sitting room meets steampunk meets industrial and everywhere you look there’s some objet d’art that begs further examination. "

Art - Steampunk Microscope by Snefer at The Foundry

December 22 - December 28, 2014
Interview - Photographer Antti Karppinen, part 2

Theresa LaQuey - Guest blogger - Steampunk #4 - part 3, the fabrics and finishing

Wollstonecraft by Jordan Stratford releases January 6th

Blog - Women’s Work: Making a living in the 19th Century

10 Weird Parlour Games Played Before TV Existed

Blog - A Very Alexia Christmas by Gail Carriger

Blog - Audio Recordings from TeslaCon & SE Wisconsin Festival of Books! Plus, Announcing THE BEST OF SPANISH STEAMPUNK

Best of Spanish Steampunk (January 2015)

'Penny Dreadful' season two teaser is all about curses and blessings from @SHO_Penny on @SHO_Network

Blog - The Edisonade Literary Genre: a Steampunk Perspective

Blog - Richard Harland: Australian Steampunk Author

Blog - Australian Steampunk Authors: Michael Pryor

Blog - The Steampunk Aesthetic as Neo-Vicwardian Retro-Futurism

Blog - Dying to be Pretty: A Steampunk Perspective of Victorian Literary Deaths

Listen - A Christmas to Die for, a Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences archive story

Read - The Janus Affair by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris, A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novel

Read - Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories editor Kelly Link , A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed.

Read - Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster, Most people avoid the dreaded Whitechapel district. For Honoria Todd, it's the last safe haven. But at what price? Blade is known as the master of the rookeries—no one dares cross him. It's been said he faced down the Echelon's army single–handedly, that ever since being infected by the blood–craving he's been quicker, stronger, and almost immortal.

Read - Rise of the Arcane Fire by Kristin Bailey, Mysteries of Meg’s past and threats to her future are revealed in the thrilling and suspenseful second book in The Secret Order trilogy, set in steampunk Victorian London. After her parents died in a fire and her grandfather disappeared, Meg Whitlock thought her life had come to a standstill. But when she learned that the pocket watch her grandfather left her was really an intricate key, Meg, with the help of a stable hand named Will, uncovered the Amusementists: members of an elite secret society dedicated to discovery and shrouded in mystery.

Read - Girl Genius 11: Agatha Heterodyne & the Hammerless Bell by Kaja Foglio / Phil Foglio , Transylvania Polygnostic University student Agatha Clay has finally reached the heart of Castle Wulfenbach where she tries to reset the mechanical fortress that controls the structure, while Zola is still intent on killing Agatha.

Art - Steampunk Pentacle USB Drive by 42RUS, at Deviantart.com

Art - Transvictorian Steam Airship by Cinvira , at Deviantart.com

Art - Train to Botanica by Remy Hoff , at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Concerthall by Marthe & Ward , at Deviantart.com

Art - Airship IV by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com

Historic Technology - Photochrom, colorized images produced from black-and-white photographic negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a negative onto lithographic printing plates. The process is a photographic variant of chromolithography, a broader term that refers to color lithography in general.

Historic Technology - 1850s Indoor Plumbing

Historic Technology - History of Plumbing in America

Historic Technology - Showers – 19th century luxury and health

Historic Technology - Maughan's Geyser: A Victorian Water Heater

Tea - Tea Etiquette

Tea - Tea Pairings

Tea - Steampunk Tea Duelling Rules

Tea - Tea Culture

Tea - Traditions Around the World

Historic Recipe - Victorian Cake Recipes

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Pulled Bread

Historic Recipe Book - The Art of Cookery Made Easy and Refined By John Mollard, 1802

Historic Recipe - Balmoral Cakes

Historic Recipe - Raspberry Flummery

December 15 - December 21, 2014
Interview - Photographer Evan Butterfield, Gentlemen of Steampunk, Part 2

Interview - Photographer Evan Butterfield, Part 3

Interview - Photographer Evan Butterfield, Part 4

Interview - Photographer Evan Butterfield, Part 5

Interview - Photographer Antti Karppinen

Read an excerpt from Ice Demon: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread by Elizabeth Watasin

Ten Flash Drives That Will Turn Heads

Watch - Steampunk Pentacle USB Drive by Tarator

Steampunk (PC) Wall Clock, A steampunk clock with memory, disk, battery, day night gauges, cpu histogram, date and time. Outside rim rotates as a second hand.

Art - Disney Steampunk – Mulan

Watch - Julie Myers – Can’t Get My Heart Around That, Julie says “I have admired the Steampunk esthetic for several years now ... The look just grew on me and I decided to carry it over into my solo career. I just really love its unique blend of the past with the future. I think Steampunk is timeless and ageless and I want my music to be just that!!”

Theresa LaQuey - guest blogger - Steampunk #1, Simplicity asks for a steampunk dress pattern

Theresa LaQuey - guest blogger - Steampunk #2 - part 1, Simplicity asks for a second pattern

Theresa LaQuey - Guest Blogger - Steampunk #2 - part 2, the fabrics,

Theresa LaQuey - Guest Blogger - Steampunk #3, Simplicity's steampunk pattern #1248

Theresa LaQuey - Guest Blogger - Steampunk #4 - #1248 - part 1, the next pattern from Theresa

Theresa LaQuey - Guest Blogger - Steampunk #4 - part 2 - the muslins,

Thoughts on a Steampunk Train Shoot - Video & Photography Tutorial

Art - The Steampunk Menagerie

Read - Steampunk Tarot: Wisdom from the Gods of the Machine by John Matthews / Caitlin Matthews , The Steampunk Tarot is a world apart: a nexus of opulence, innovation and alternate world-views that is reflected in 78 scenes. More utopian than dystopian, it breeds its own thrilling archetypes. The 22 major arcana cards are the actors at the heart of the machine, the deus machinae or "the gods of the machine."

Read - Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard , In an alternate nineteenth-century Philadelphia, Eleanor Fitt sets out to rescue her brother, who seems to have been captured by an evil necromancer in control of an army of Undead.

Read - Falling Sky by Rajan Khanna , Two generations ago, a virulent disease turned the population of most of North America into little more than beasts called Ferals. Some of those who survived took to the air, scratching out a living on airships and dirigibles soaring over the dangerous ground. Ben Gold has his own airship, a family heirloom, and has signed up to help a group of scientists looking for a cure. But that's not as easy as it sounds, especially with a power-hungry air city looking to raid any nearby settlements. To make matters worse, his airship, the only home he's ever known, is stolen. Ben must try to survive on the ground while trying to get his ship back.

Read - Steampunk Sourcebook by M. C. Waldrep , This book and CD-ROM compilation offers artists and crafters a wealth of authentic Victorian graphics for creating steampunk imagery. More than 500 illustrations range from dirigibles and sea vessels to corsets and pocket watches. In keeping with the movement's inventive spirit, a gallery of original collages features inspiring examples of the illustrations' potential combinations. This book includes a CD-ROM containing 539 royalty-free images saved in JPEG format.

Read - Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff , Stormdancer is the first in the epic new fantasy series The Lotus War, introducing an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original dystopian steampunk world with a flavor of feudal Japan. Sent by a murderous Shima Isles Shogun to capture a believed-extinct griffin, Yukiko embarks on her mission and is soon stranded in the wilderness with an injured griffin, with whom she makes a stand against corrupt authorities.

Tea - Tea Etiquette

Tea - Tea Pairings

Tea - How to Become a Tea Duelist

Tea - How To Serve Tea

Tea - Traditions Around the World

Historic Recipe - "French" Raised Pies using a sprung metal pie forms

Historic Recipe Book - The Bread and Biscuit Baker's and Sugar-Boiler's Assistant, 1890

Historic Recipe - Victorian Dumplings and Puddings

Historic Recipe - The Gentleman’s Relish

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Salade D’Orange

Art - Galbourne Ridge Concept by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Sky City by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com

Art - Airship by Charlene Le Scanff , at Deviantart.com

Art - Starburner Airship by Bunny Bennett , at Deviantart.com

Art - The Airship Battle by Tom McGrath , at Deviantart.com

December 8 - December 14, 2014
Blog - Victorian Medicine, Part 2, on Airship Ambassador

Interview - Photographer Evan Butterfield, Gentlemen of Steampunk

Blog - Abney Park, and Piracy!

Story of the Month Club will be accepting submissions between December 4th and January 30th in the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Urban Fantasy and Weird Western.

Great Victorian Gadgets, From straw shoes to the floating hospital, a new book looks at the most remarkable and surprisingly successful inventions of the 19th century.

On the Sixth Day of Steampunk Christmas… Six Antique Maps

On the Seventh Day of Steampunk Christmas… Seven Splendid Hats!

On the Eighth Day of Steampunk Christmas… Eight Tentacled Arms

On the Ninth Day of Steampunk Christmas… Nine Steampunk Music Groups.

On the Tenth Day of Steampunk Christmas… Ten Steampunk Books

On the Eleventh Day of Steampunk Christmas… Eleven Steampunk Places to Visit

On the Twelfth Day of Steampunk Christmas… Twelve steampunk movies

How to Have Great Conversations - Martine’s Guidelines from 1866

Interview with Paulo Cesar Ramirez of El Investigador (In Spanish)

Artist Recycles Old Motorcycle Parts into Steampunk Sculptures

December show at Willits Center for the Arts on now

A Review of Steampunk Lego

Art - Steampunk Ironman by Jason Kang

Photo gallery for Jim and Dolly’s steampunk wedding

*Gizmos Book Reviews* Heart of Iron (London Steampunk #2) by Bec McMaster

Steam Era: Steampunk RPG, an engaging and FREE MMORPG for Android and iOS devices set in the retro-futuristic universe of Steam Punk.

Read - The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross , Traveling from London to America to rescue Jasper from a devious criminal mastermind who is also threatening Mei's life if they do not return a dangerous stolen device, Finley Jaye and her companions increasingly rely on powerful Griffin King, help that is compromised by Griffin's secret attraction to Finley.

Read - Steampunk Style: The Complete Illustrated Guide for Contraptors, Gizmologists and Primocogglers Everywhere! From robot arms and jewelry to goggles, this guide to all things Steampunk, which has taken the world by storm through literature, movies, games and fashion, provides inspiration and projects to create.

Read - Steampunk Softies: Scientifically Minded Dolls from a Past That Never Was by Sarah Skeate / Nicola Tedman

Read - Steampunk'd edited by Jean Rabe , Featuring 14 original stories from some of today's best science fiction writers, including Michael A. Stackpole, Jody Lynn Nye and William C. Dietz, this imaginative collection combines steampunk with the Victorian era and ponders how this fusion would impact our present and future.

Read - Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff, The Shima Imperium is threatened by an imminent civil war, while an enraged Yukiku struggles to keep her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts from overwhelming her and the secretive Guildsman Kin struggles with dreams of an undesirable future.

Art - Steampunk Iron Man by Magnusss, at Deviantart.com

Art - Ironman Steampunk by Niconoff, at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Iron Man by Pinekkk, at Deviantart.com

Art - A Quarter past by Lamin Martin, at BlenderArtists.org

Art - Steampunk wristgun 3 by Hexonal, at Deviantart.com

Historic Recipe - Traditional British Victorian Sandwich Sponge Cake

Historic Recipe - Victorian Bread Recipes

Historic Recipe - On the Oregon Trail

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Carrot Soup

Historic Recipe - Beer Recipes from the early 1800s

Tea - Tea Etiquette

Tea - Tea Pairings

Tea - The Honourable Association of Tea Duellists

Tea - Properly Serving Tea

Tea - Traditions Around the World

December 1 - December 7, 2014
Blog - Victorian Medicine, on Airship Ambassador

Next Year's Big Assassin's Creed Is Set In Victorian London

Vox Lumiere Creates a Steampunk ‘Phantom of the Opera’

Steinbach Regional Secondary School heads to Wonderland, Alice in Wonderland, with a unique twist rooted in Victorian era itself. This Alice isn’t quite in Wonderland but rather at Wonderland.

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) - Steampunk and Neo-Victorianism 1: Meanings of Gender and Identity Through Costume and Fashion in Steampunk, 2015 sessions include "Democratization of Steampunk through Costume" , "Reinterpreted heroines: the empowerment of women through Steampunk fashion" , "Grafting the Past on the Body of the Present: Steampunk Culture, Gender, and Desire"

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) - Steampunk and Neo-Victorianism 2: Examining Foundations, Foundational Texts, and Female Identity, 2015 sessions include "Philosophy From an Imagined Past: Proto-steampunk literary influences in Bioshock" , "Why Slapping Gears on It Won’t Do: Visual Epistemology and Steampunk" , "Victorian Traces: 21st Century Femininity in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" and "Stoker"" , "From Mina Harker to Mina Murray: Rationalizing the Female Identity in a Patriarchal Empire"

Kickstarter - Airships of Oberon, Go on Airship Missions. Capture Anti-Magnetic Artifacts. Become a Flux Master. Play the ultimate Steampunk board game! Ends December 23rd

Blog - Ladies of Sound Moral Character, a list of common characters found in steampunk speculative fiction and media

Interview - steampunk author David Barnett

Interview - author Beth Cato about her new book, Murder on the Steampunk Airship

Browser game - Steam Town 2, find the missing tools and spot the differences in mirror images

Interview with Tom Pellitieri, Steampunk Santa

Photos - Steampunk 6-Wheel Land Yacht Is a Car from the Future Past

Android Steampunk Game - 80 days, releases December 16

Nintendo 3DS steampunk Game - Code Name: STEAM, releases March 13, 2015

Steampunk production of "A Christmas Carol", December 5-21

Beautiful Steampunk Animal Sculptures With Articulating Bodies by artist Igor Verniy

Steampunk Music Video Roundup by Steampunk Chicago

Indiegogo - steampunk game, Avenging Angel is a steampunk FPS/Adventure with a deep and gripping story set in a beautiful world. The story takes place on Planet Earth, in a steampunk setting, roughly 10000 years from our current day and age, where 21st Century has not only passed from history to legend, but also from legend into myth. The game is based on Henri Brandt's "The Land of Strange Gods" -universe.

Lincoln Asylum to be turned into coffee roasting house, The building has been the central theme for the Weekend at the Asylum steampunk event held once yearly in the historic city. However, it’s been sat vacant with Lincoln City Council actively trying to sell it for the past three years.

Steampunk Iron Man Art Includes A Bittersweet Backstory

Art - Ironman Steampunk Artworks

Art - This Steampunk Iron Man Illustration is Totally Badass

On the First Day of Steampunk Christmas…, One Datamancer Keybard

On the Second Day of Steampunk Christmas…, Two Steampunk Earrings

On the Third Day of Steampunk Christmas…, Three Spooky Eyeballs (cufflinks and tie clip)

On the Fourth Day of Steampunk Christmas…, Four-in-Hand Tie (a particular knot for tying ties)

On the Fifth Day of Steampunk Christmas…, Five Brassy Things

Read - Dawn's Early Light by Pip Ballantine / Tee Morris , Exiled to America, Braun and Brooks follow a series of nautical and aerial disasters to a new threat, known only as the Maestro.

Read - The Ripper Affair by Lilith Saintcrow , Archibald Clare, mentath in the service of Britannia, needs calm to restore his logic and reason facilities after an accident that left him in the care of Sorceress Prime Emma Bannon, but that calm proves elusive when the pair set off in pursuit of a killer.

Read - Clockwork Angels by Kevin J. Anderson

Read - The Six-Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher , Nevada, 1869: Beyond the pitiless 40-Mile Desert lies Golgotha, a cattle town that hides more than its share of unnatural secrets. The sheriff bears the mark of the noose around his neck; some say he is a dead man whose time has not yet come. His half-human deputy is kin to coyotes. The mayor guards a hoard of mythical treasures. A banker’s wife belongs to a secret order of assassins. And a shady saloon owner, whose fingers are in everyone’s business, may know more about the town’s true origins than he’s letting on.

Read - Disenchanted & Co. by Lynn Viehl , In the Provincial Union of Victoriana, a steampunk America that lost the Revolutionary War, Charmian “Kit” Kittredge makes her living investigating crimes of magic. While Kit tries to avoid the nobs of high society, she follows mysteries wherever they lead.

Tea - The Tea Bag

Tea - A Social History

Tea - How to Host a Victorian Tea Party

Tea - Tea Etiquette

Tea - Brewing Tea

November 24 - November 30, 2014
Aetherfest 2014 - Review

Cirque du Soleil Goes Steampunk

7 Worldbuilding Tropes Science Fiction and Fantasy needs to Stop using

Steampunk airship accessories moored at Sky Harbor Airport

Aethefest - Steampunk on display

GoFundMe - McKeen Car Cuyamaca Restoration PH1

Review - Letters Between Gentlemen by Professor Elemental and Nimue Brown

Art - Bollywood Steampunk

Blog - Steam Trek Costuming

Blog - Star Trek & Steampunk

Review - Joben Bistro Pub, a peculiar pub of steampunk inspiration, located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

PHOTOS: Cosplayers at Emerald City Steampunk Expo

Steampunk'd - GSN BUILDS ON 2014 SUCCESS WITH NEW DEVELOPMENT FOR 2015, STEAMPUNK’D is a wildly creative competition series featuring talented artists, designers and inventors who create “Steampunk,” a popular genre of science fiction and fantasy that fuses modern technology and Victorian Age aesthetics to turn everyday objects into works of art. Contestants will be challenged to marry objects from the past and present in order to create futuristic designs and inventions. Dramatic reveals each week will build to a grand finale of a fully Steampunk'd world, so get ready for "before" and "after" like none you've ever seen before! STEAMPUNK’D is executive produced by Kimberly Belcher Ehrhard, John Ehrhard (“Hogan Knows Best,” “Miami Social”) and Lauren Stevens of Pink Sneakers Productions.

2009 Blog - MAME (multiple arcade machine emulator) video game cabinet

Photos - Steampunk Den and Wii

Moto 360 Watchface - Steampunk Mechanic ver. 1.0 by ~de Raven , a custom watch face for Android Wear devices

Not Steampunk, Steampulp – David Avallone Talks Legenderry: Vampirella

Steampunk enthusiasts gather at Leicester's National Space Centre

Embassy Theatre’s 30th annual Festival of Trees, includes one of Indiana Michigan Power’s sponsored trees – the bicycle-powered “Steampunk Christmas” tree

The Victorian Christmas Rituals: A Steampunk Perspective

Game review: Choson, a thematic card-driven game for two to four players set in a Japanese steampunk universe. The Kory? dynasty is now defunct, replaced by the Chos?n dynasty founded by General Yi. Unfortunately, soon after its founding, intriguers nicknamed the “Watchers“, appeared all over the realm of Chos?n. And ever since, feud and disorder has sprouted everywhere. But this time, instead of the usual political contests and sneaky manipulations, armed warfare has become the rule. The influence of the “Watchers“ on some families has grown very strong and some whisper they have such extraordinary powers as allowing them to travel through time.

Game - Koryo, a card game for 2 to 4 players based in an uchronian and politico-steampunk universe. Kory? is a very smart game, quick to play (10 min) with only 8 turns, interactive and with innovative game mechanics making it very enjoyable and highly addictive.

The Steampunk-themed Christmas parade in Texarkana

Read - Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger, Sophronia continues her second year at finishing school in style--with a steel-bladed fan secreted in the folds of her ball gown, of course. Such a fashionable choice of weapon comes in handy when Sophronia, her best friend Dimity, sweet sootie Soap, and the charming Lord Felix Mersey stowaway on a train to return their classmate Sidheag to her werewolf pack in Scotland. No one suspected what--or who--they would find aboard that suspiciously empty train. Sophronia uncovers a plot that threatens to throw all of London into chaos and she must decide where her loyalties lie, once and for all.

Read - The Steampunk Bible by Jeff Vandermeer, Steampunk—a grafting of Victorian aesthetic and punk rock attitude onto various forms of science-fiction culture—is a phenomenon that has come to influence film, literature, art, music, fashion, and more. Its adherents celebrate the inventor as an artist and hero, re-envisioning and crafting retro technologies including antiquated airships and robots. A burgeoning DIY community has brought a distinctive Victorian-fantasy style to their crafts and art. Steampunk evokes a sense of adventure and discovery, and embraces extinct technologies as a way of talking about the future. This ultimate manual will appeal to aficionados and novices alike as author Jeff VanderMeer takes the reader on a wild ride through the clockwork corridors of Steampunk history.

Read - Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam by Philip Smith, Steampunk Soldiers is a unique pictorial guide to the last great era of bright and colorful uniforms, as well as an important historical study of the variety of steam-powered weaponry and equipment that abounded in the days before the Great War of the Worlds.

Read - The Steampunk Tarot by Barbara Moore

Read - Forged by Desire by Bec Mcmaster, A respected woman of the Guard, Perry, who has found sanctuary among the Nighthawks, takes on a new case with Garrett Reed, the man she desires, that takes them out of their depth as they try to stop the darkness stalking London's streets.

Read - Llewellyn's 2015 Steampunk Calendar - illustrator Aly Fell

Read - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 1: The Omnibus Edition by Alan Moore

Read - Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Read - The Steampunk User's Manual by Desirina Boskovich and Jeff VanderMeer, A latest exploration of the retro-futuristic genre shares practical and creative guidance for fans, covering topics ranging from fashion and architecture to music and storytelling.

Read - Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon by David Barnett

Tea - The Beginnings of Tea - China and Japan

Tea - The East India Company

Tea - The Boston Tea Party

Tea - Clipper Ships

Tea - The London Auctions

November 10 - November 16, 2014
A Review of Teslacon V 2014 on Airship Ambassador

Lighting - Art Donovan's The Raven's Chamber

Mundo Steampunk - Steampunk Lij

TeslaCon: The Most Fashionable of Cons

Out & About with … TeslaCon 5

Blog - The Story of a Costume

October 27 - November 2, 2014
7 Reasons Why Steampunk Is Totally "Now"

Scary Cool Steampunk Dragon Coffee Table

The Highs and Lows of Editing in the Steampunk Genre

Steampunk Granny Interviews Leonardo Ramirez of the Jupiter Chronicles

The Indie Steampunk Book Extravaganza 2, For one day only, Friday November 14th, a fantastic collection of steampunk novels from your favorite authors will be on sale for only $0.99 each. Action, Adventure, Romance, Mystery and more!

Blog - Mann Month

Kickstarter - Length x Wit, A dice and tile press-your-luck word game for 2 - 6 players. Using a combination of wooden tiles and artisan dice, players attempt to create words based on their dice roll. Each letter die multiplies the word score. Players must then decide whether to stop and score or draw another die, roll again and risk it all! Ends Nov 6

Blog - Horror and the Steampunk Genre

Blog - Retrofuturismos. Antología Steampunk, de VVAA , Spanish steampunk anthology

Steampunk web series a hit for local prop company, "Archangel: From the Winter's End Chronicles" follows the adventures of a Batman-style vigilante in 1893 London who fights a pirate gang that flies around in sci-fi airships. It's the brainchild of Dave Di Pietro, the director of new products at Museum Replicas.

Review - Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber

These Magical Flying Ship Illustrations Will Be Your New Desktops

Historic Recipe - Gentlemen's Morsels, for Afternoon Tea

Historic Recipe - Victorian Biscuits, Rolls and Muffins

Historic Recipe - Family Recipes from New England Historic Genealogical Society Manuscript Collections

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Lobster Soup

Historic People - American Horse, the Elder, served as a principal military leader at the Battle of the Little Big Horn,

Historic People - Hototo, War chief with Chief Joseph, Hototo was chosen trail boss and guide of the Nez Percé after the Battle of the Big Hole that spurred his people on a 500-700 mile journey to the Missouri River

Historic People - Osceola, Leader of the Second Seminole War, which began because of Oceaola`s refusal to sign an 1835 treaty after he was released from prison.

Historic People - Dohasan, a significant member of a long line of Kiowa chiefs. A leader for more than 30 years, Dohäsan was celebrated as a fierce warrior and an insightful administrator.

Historic Technology - Light bulb, patented in 1875 by Henry Woodward and Matthew Evans

Historic Technology - Toilet Paper, invented in 1857 by Joseph Gayetty, Gayetty's Medicated Paper

Historic Technology - Player Piano, the "Aeriol" Piano created by Theodore Brown in 1897

Historic Technology - Steam Turbine, patented in 1884 by Charles Parsons

Art - Steampunk Concept by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Train by TerryLH , at Deviantart.com

Art - The Wyvern by Natalia Bouajram, at Deviantart.com

Art - Harq Airship by Michael P. Ness , at Deviantart.com

Steampunk Rally Designer Diary - Part 8

The Steampunk User’s Manual: Free Game and Steampunk Story Download

Steampunk Spray Painting: How to Make Almost Anything Look Like Metal

Oculus Developer Forums - Please Vote for Steampunk

Steampunk Sundays: The Time Roads by Beth Bernobich

The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp by thechocolatist

October 20 - October 26, 2014
Art - Steampunk Batman by Vektor1970 at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Batman Linework by odingraphics at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Foes by StriderDen at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Vader by DeuceOhNegative at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Iron Man by Promus-Kaa at DeviantArt.com

Review - New boook series, The Yellow Hoods by Adam Dreece

Photography - Steampunk friends for life, by @antti_karppinen

Flash Fiction - ARISTOPHANES BROWN – The Curious Case of the Moving Ceiling by SJ Summerisle @6_tailed_comet

Conundrum comic- Thoughts from the artist, "Conundrum is just one of several new titles we’re currently crafting, centring on the lives of three men whose worlds and ideologies collide in an Early 20th Century Steampulp setting. It draws influence from the old pulp characters such as Doc Savage and the Shadow, and even a bit of classic superhero mythology."

Review - A Study in Silks by Emma Jane Halloway

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Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Fruit Cake

Historic Recipe - Recipes from old newspapers

Historic Recipe - Cold Oven 1800's Pound Cake

Historic Recipe - Scottish Oat Biscuits, This recipe appeared on the Quaker Oats box in 1908 and again from 1909 to 1913.

Historic Recipe - Victorian Soup Recipes

Historic People - Nellie Bly, As an often-undercover journalist, Bly sided with poor and marginalized people.

Historic People - Harriet Wilson, First African American of either gender to publish a novel on the North American continent.

Historic People - Nikola Tesla

Historic People - George Westinghouse

Historic People - Conquering Bear, Chosen to represent the Lakota at the Ft. Laramie treaty council in 1851,

Historic Technology - The Traffic Light, invented in 1868 by J.P. Knight, a railway engineer

Historic Technology - Telephone, In the 1870s, two inventors Elisha Gray and Alexander Graham Bell both independently designed devices that could transmit speech electrically (the telephone).

Historic Technology - Vacuum Cleaner, invented 1869 by Ives McGaffey. It was the first hand-pumped vacuum cleaner in the United States, a wood and canvas contraption.

Historic Technology - Edison Cylinder Phonograph, invented by Thomas Edison, 1877

Historic Technology - Zoöpraxiscope, developed by Eadweard Muybridge in 1879, which projected a series of images in successive phases of movement obtained through the use of multiple cameras.

19th century 9lb, 100-blade multitool with a pistol

9 Burning Questions About Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ Answered!

Home decor - Dory Copper Clad with Teak

Serialized fiction - Montfort's Web, Prologue

Waistcoats & Weaponry Sweepstakes!, ends Oct 31st

October 13 - October 19, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with author Tina Connolly, Part 2, talking about her latest book, Silverblind

Airship Ambassador interview with author Tina Connolly, conclusion

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Read - Steampunk Softies: Scientifically Minded Dolls from a Past That Never Was by Sarah Skeate

Read - The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross

Read - Steampunk edited by Ann Vandermeer

Read - Metalwork Jewelry: 35 Step-by-step Projects Inspired by Steampunk by Linda Peterson

Read - Corsets and Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances by Lesley Livingston

Historic Recipes - via Victoriana Lady Lisa, scones, shortbread, marmalade

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - German Trifle

Historic Recipe - Mormon Johnnycake, Here is a form of cornbread used not only by the Mormon immigrants, as the name indicates, but quite often by most of the immigrants traveling west.

Historic Recipe - La Cuisine Creole , New Orleans, 1885

Historic Recipe - The 1896 One Pound-Pound Cake

Blog - A Toxic Environment: living in the Victorian era – A Steampunk Perspective

Blog - Ada Lovelace as a Steampunk Character

Blog - The Punk in Steampunk

Blog - The Real-life Plucky Girl Dressed as a Boy: Isabelle Eberhardt, a Steampunk Characterization

Blog - The Art of Travel, Francis Galton

Art - Steampunk Maleficent by Brian Kesinger at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake Fan Art

Kindle book - The Kaiser Affair by Joseph Robert Lewis. Free on Kindle for a limited time. When a master thief escapes from prison, detective Bettina Rothschild must put him back behind bars before the scandalous fiasco destroys the Ministry of Justice. Her investigation leads from decaying cemeteries where ravens conspire to warehouses where wondrous machines are built in secret, and even to the fabled Drifting Isle above the city of Eisenstadt where an ancient tomb hides a deadly secret.

Review - A Primer on Steampunk – Jeff Vandermeer (Part 1 of 2)

The Steampunk Newspaper - The Aether Chronicle #18, Steampunk Online Game Designer Interviewed by Kevin Steil; New Steampunk Film In The Making!; Amelia Own Kibbey Lost on Route to Prague!; The Lastest Seamswaddle by Tropple E. Armitage

Handmade steampunk watches by Alexander Tasou, designer at Hi Tek Designs

Cover - STEAMPUNK BSG 1880 #4 (OF 4)

Kickstarter - Jupiter Chronicles: A Steampunk Animated Space Epic! It is the year 1892 and Ian and Callie have had to suffer the hardships of a single parent family since their father went missing. But when they uncover an old telescope in their attic, the Castillos are rocketed to the steam-powered floating cities of Jupiter where they discover a secret that will ignite an era that will forever be known by its strange name . . . Steampunk! End Nov 12th

Kickstarter - Steamscapes: Asia - A Savage Worlds Licensed Setting, Steamscapes is a licensed game setting for Savage Worlds. It is a realistic alternative historical approach to steampunk. As such, it contains many of the things you would expect in a steampunk setting - airships, automatons, electricity gone wild - but places them in a real-world context. The world of Steamscapes is recognizable but changed. You will find many familiar faces and places, but their roles are not always what you expect. Ends October 28th.

McCall’s Pattern Company Booth At New York Comic Con

Interview With Lara Nance, Author of Revenge of the Mad Scientist

Game Review - Clockwork Empires, Wondrous Melange of Steampunk Insanity and Bugs

Instructables - Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive

October 6 - October 12, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with author Tina Connolly, talking about her latest book, Silverblind

Read - Steampunk Fashion by Spurgeon Vaughn Ratcliffe

Read - The Red Plague Affair by Lilith Saintcrow

Read - Silver Mirrors by A. A. Aguirre

Read - The Clockwork Wolf by Lynn Viehl

Read - Cold Copper by Devon Monk

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How 'Boxtrolls' Composer Marianelli Waltzes Through Stop-Motion Steampunk Madness

Review: Frenchy and the Punk's Bonjour Batfrog, the newest album delivers a rocking combination of attitude and whimsy

Tales from the Archives III: Eight, In this episode: What the Turtles Saw, Written by Jared Axelrod, Narrated by Jarrod Axelrod and Tee Morris. When Wellington is made supervisor of the Ministry’s R&D department, he has to deal with Professor Axelrod, and all his dangerous and doolally experiments. He just never knew it would involve…turtles…

Blog - Dresses in Curtsies & Conspiracies, inspirational clothing pieces for this book

An interview with ArtPrize Steampunk sculptor Anthony Jackson

Wee Faerie Village Gives 'Alice In Wonderland' A Steampunk Twist

Antipodean Steampunk collection comes to Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

Clockwork Rhetoric - The Language and Style of Steampunk, Communication researcher examines Steampunk subculture with scholarly lens

Get your copy - Clockwork Rhetoric - The Language and Style of Steampunk

Photos - The Purple Steampunk Buggy

Moores Opera Center Delivers Steampunk Update of 'The Tales of Hoffmann'

Article - What is ... The Jupiter Chronicles?

Cover Reveal: Gears of Brass - A Steampunk Anthology

New Release - Steampunk User's Manual, An exploration of the retro-futurist genre shares practical and creative guidance for fans, covering topics ranging from fashion and architecture to music and storytelling.

Here’s a Sneak Peek at THE STEAMPUNK USER’S MANUAL by Jeff VanderMeer and Desirina Boskovich

BOOM! Studios Announces ‘Lantern City’ comic series, "Award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce they are teaming up with Macrocosm Entertainment to publish Lantern City, a yearlong 12-issue maxi-series from the Archaia imprint that dives headfirst into the Steampunk genre. This will be the first single issue maxi-series published by Archaia since it first started publishing The Secret History in 2007."

Blog - The Aether Nomads Project, in Spanish and can translate into English on the webpage. "It is a whole fictitious, Airship-based nomadic culture…"

Did IBM kill Steampunk’s 15 minutes of fame?

Blog - Women in Science: a Steampunk Perspective

Blog - Iron in the Soul: Steampunk Protagonists

Blog - The Scandalous Nellie Bly: a Steampunk Characterization

Blog - Rocket to the Moon: Steampunk Technology – Part One

Blog - The Characterization of a Steampunk Antagonist

Murdoch Mysteries Syndicated in U.S.

Article - Steampunk is place where past, present, future collide, about Bruce Rosenbaum, his house, and the Steampunk Mansion Mashup at the Lippitt House Museum

Steampunk 101: Workshop is just in time for the Steampunk Progressive Dinner and Ball

New Steampunk Radio Show - Willow Leafstorm’s ‘Steam Powered Cabaret’, Saturdays, 7pm US-Pacific time

Review - HRM (High Rollers & Mavericks) Steampunk Symposium and Shindig

Sept 29 - October 5, 2014
A look inside the steampunk artistry of the Goozlepipe & Guttyworks bar

Review - 'Clockwork Dagger' Is A Thought-Provoking Steampunk Adventure

Article - The Little Dirigible That Could—And Did

Read - Steampunk LEGO — New from No Starch Press

Steampunk LEGO A Coffee Table Book filled with Victorian-Inspired LEGO

PHOTOS: Hunky Steampunk Men Will Shovel Your Coal And Then Some

Spider-Men, Steampunk and striped scarves

Steampunk event hits Abbey Wood's Crossness Pumping Station

Wonderful 'Wee Faerie Village' Opens With A Steampunk'd Twist

Augusta steampunk gathering seeks lovers of retro sci-fi

Kickstarter - Rocket Race: A Steampunk Rocket Building Card Game, Build-Race-Win! Construct amazing moon rockets from an array of weird science devices in this fast paced card game for 2-6 players. Ends November 4th.

Steampunk Cthuhu Review

Browser game - World of Steampunk 2, Crazy emperor is back so step into the World of Steampunk and stand against the evil. Good luck and have fun playing!

Article - Steampunk Magic Theatre

Blog - Bird’s Eye View: Steampunk in Gotham?

Blog - I’m Worried I Might Enjoy Steampunk

Game Review - The Order 1886, the Playstation 4 exclusive from Ready at Dawn and SCEA (due out February 2015)

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Read - The Art of Steampunk: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement by Art Donovan

Read - Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun: A Companion for in Her Majesty's Name by Craig Cartmell

Read - Steampunk Emporium: Creating Fantastical Jewelry, Devices and Oddments from Assorted Cogs, Gears and Curios by Jema Hewitt

Read - The Girl in the Steel Corset \ The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross

Read - The Six-Gun Tarot by R. S. Belcher

Steampunk Events for October 2014 on Tor.com

Steampunk Rally Designer Diary Index

Sept 22 - Sept 28, 2014
Read - Steampunk Your Wardrobe: Easy Projects to Add Victorian Flair to Everyday Fashions by Calista Taylor

Read - Dawn's Early Light by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

Read - 1000 Steampunk Creations by Dr. Grymm

Read - Steampunk-Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings by Jean Campbell

Read - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 3: Century: 2009 by Alan Moore

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Historic Recipe - Red Bean Pie

Historic Recipes - The national cook book - 1856

Historic Recipe - Caledonian Wedding Cake

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Kentish Fritters

Historic Recipe - Victorian Sandwich recipes

Kickstarter - Lost Homeland - Videogame, Action game, stealth, platforms and freedom of exploration. Contains elements of old Industrial, Victorian era and Steampunk aesthetic.

Indiegogo - HOUNDS OF LONDRAS, A Steam-punk role playing game; a young scientist must recover lost memories and stop a war. Ends October 19

Loncon3, Art, Literature and friendship

The Genre Jumble of Steampunk and Why It Works

Steampunk gears up for a broader audience

Art - "Steampunk" par Cuber via @FrenchSteampunk

Victorian Hair Art and Mourning Traditions

Steampunk Fiction and the Women Who Write It

Steampunk & Disability: Why I Find It’s A Better Fit Than Other Fandoms

Blog - What kills me, makes me want to fly By Syfer Locke

Burning the Bustle; Steampunk and Feminism

Genre Guide: Steampunk for Teens

Preview: Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #7

Former Prescott resident's steampunk art at The Raven Café

Article - Steampunk in Home

Listen - Miranda: The Steampunk Murder Mystery Opera

Author Spotlight: Warren Ellis

Listen - Steampunk Engineering

Changing Gears: the Steampunk Plot

Steampunk Stereotypes (and how to avoid them)

The Perfect Frame: Steampunk Settings

Research: obsessing over details for the Steampunk genre

The Steampunk Literary Genre: a scholarly summary

Review - Maliha Anderson Mysteries (Volume 1) by Steve Turnbull

Sept 15 - Sept 21, 2014
Steampunk Invasion 2014 - Review

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author David Barnett, talking about his new book, Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author David Barnett, Part 2

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The World's First Powered Submarine Arrived 60 Years Before Its Time, the Ictineo II is widely considered the world's first "true" submarine.

A Clockwork Core Set: Announcing Munchkin Steampunk card game,

Steampunk Invasion Review: The Unofficial Rules of Steampunk

Video coverage - Steampunk Invasion 2014

GoFundMe - Antediluvian - steampunk web series, that takes place on and off the floating island of Antediluvian which is actually unknown to those that have seen it, Atlantis. As the island randomly travels through time, many times without warning, in a flash of light, the island will disappear out of one century and into another.

Help out The Jupiter Chronicles Create an Animated Short, Ian Castillo is a young boy who, together with his sister Callie, discover their secret; they are the son and daughter of a Jovian king whose world had been subjugated by the evil Lord Phobos of Mars.

First Steampunk Arms contest by Engranajes, vapor y lámparas de gas, All adults, regardless of their nationality, can participate in the first contest"Steampunk Weapons". The competition is open to all weapons in the Steampunk style or appearance. The contest will end November 15, 2014, at midnight (Spanish Peninsular time).

Steampunk Invasion Pictures - Friday

Steampunk Invasion Pictures - Saturday

Read - Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Read - Steampunk Designs by Marty Noble

Read - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 1: The Omnibus Edition by Alan Moore

Read - How to Draw Steampunk by Joey Marsocci

Read - Steampunk Gear, Gadgets, and Gizmos: A Maker's Guide to Creating Modern Artifacts by Thomas Willeford

Historic Recipe - Molasses Stack Cake

Historic Recipes - The Mansfield cook book - 1890

Historic Recipe via @RayDean219 - Jenny Lind Cake Recipe

Sept 8 - Sept 14, 2014
Read - Voyage of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #6) by Thomas K. Carpenter

Read - The Clockwork Golem by Leanna Shields

Read - Original Destination by J. Yates

Read - Bontrix by Agee, James, Jr.

Read - Steampunk Omnibus: A Galvanic Century Collection by Michael Coorlim

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Historic Recipe - Lazy Cobbler, This updated version of an old cowboy dessert, sometimes called dump, will serve 12 hungry cowboys.

Historic Recipes - The Captain's Lady cookbook--personal journal : circa, Massachusetts 1837-1917

Historic Recipe - 1858 English Spiced Cake

Historic Recipe - Wedding Cake, with 50 eggs!

Historic Recipe - Pioneer Cut Dumplings from the 1800's

Historic People - Grandma Moses, folk artist, Moses’ style is noted for evocative themes and pleasing figure arrangement.

Historic People - Martin Robison Delany, First African-American field officer in the United States Army.

Historic People - Harriet Tubman, A “conductor” on the Underground Railroad, she led more than 300 slaves to freedom.

Historic People - Clara Barton, started the Red Cross

Historic People - Annie Oakley, Gifted with uncanny marksmanship and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, she established herself as a famous western folk legend.

Photography - A Morning of Steampunk Pt1

PHOTOS: 2014 Steampunk Spectacle

VIDEO: Steampunk Spectacle At ARTS/West

Instructables - Steampunk Violin Beetle by gmjhowe

Call for “Steampunk” inspired art by the East End Studio Gallery, Last day to submit will be Friday, October 31st.

Super Steampunk Wedding Ideas

Cogs in Time 2 – steampunk anthology, releasing October 2014

Sept 1 - Sept 7, 2014
Watch - #WingfootOne emerges for it's mainden flight, @GoodyearBlimp's newest airship

Diversity in Steampunk – Exclusion from Inclusion, Steampunk India’s letter to the Independent on Sunday regarding the New Review Steampunk feature from the 31st of August

Weekend at the Asylum: Europe's biggest steampunk convention, The Independent's steampunk article from August 31.

Kickstarter - Tumbleweed Express: The Steampunk Railshooter/Tower Defense, Trains with guns on them in the Wild West! Shoot, upgrade, customize, and mount up to defeat brutal outlaws and ruthless businessmen!

The Adventures of Alan Shaw book review, The Adventures of Alan Shaw follows a young boy as he gets into various scrapes in the mid-19th century. These aren’t run of the mill scrapes, though. They involve brass robots and mechanical squid among many other wonderful creations. Written by Craig Hallam

Steampunk Style competition winners by Titan Books

Article - Steaming into the Past , "get a broader understanding of this recent form of manufactured nostalgia."

Article - Steampunk Kitchen, A Kitchen of Steampunk Is A Long Time Investment

An interview with first time Steampunk author, February Grace

Article - Steampunk interiors. It’s more than wall murals and wall decals

Article - Steampunk renovation at the University of Nevada Reno

6 Steampunk Tales for the Impatient Sherlock Fan

Review - Steampunk Win with ‘Forged by Desire’

Book review: Nefertiti’s Heart, "Cara Devon’s life just turned very complicated. First, her estranged father dies mysteriously, leaving his collection of priceless antiques to her. Then, when she tries selling them off, she attracts the attention of the notorious crime lord, Viscount Nathaniel Lyons. Even worse, young noble ladies like herself are turning up dead of broken hearts – literally. And Her Majesty’s Enforcers think the serial killer is somehow connected to Cara."

Art - Steampunk Spider-Man, by artist Denis Medri

Read - Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

Read - The Gearmaker's Locket by Shannon L. Reagan

Read - The Steampunk Trilogy by Paul Di Filippo

Read - Der Blaue Tod: Clockwork Cologne by Susanne Gerdom, In German,

Read - Edison's Conquest of Mars (Illustrated) by Garrett P. Serviss

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August 25 - August 31, 2014
Watch #WingfootOne, @GoodyearBlimp's newest airship

Kickstarter - USB Airship/Zeppelin Flash Drive, A USB Flash Drive for fans of blimps, zeppelins, steampunk, dieselpunk, and vintage aviation. Ends Sept 16

Kickstarter - Bleeding Heart, A Steampunk-spiced short comic about an injured werewolf, an amateur mad scientist, and (mostly) good intentions. Ends Sept 3

Kickstarter - Clockwork Kingdom, Clockwork Kingdom is a worker placement game for 3 to 4 players set in an exciting fantasy steampunk world. Sept 23

Kickstarter - Skjaar game, Skjaar is a hybrid steampunk/horror/fantasy adventure game with elements of action and stealth for PC and Mac.

This Steampunk Prosthetic Leg Is A Clockwork Wonder [Video]

Blog - Steampunk and the Heroine’s Journey: Introduction

Art - Steampunk Spider Woman at DeviantArt.com

Review - Steampunk Trails #1, A review by Sandra Scholes. Steampunk Trails is a new magazine by David B. Riley, editor of Science Fiction Trails and Low Noon.

Review - Power Plays and Indian Steampunk in Eric Brown’s Jani and the Greater Game, The privileged daughter of an Indian government official, Jani is an accomplished citizen of Empire—modern, secular, and studying medicine at Cambridge.

Read - The Executioner's Heart by George Mann

Read - Heartless by Gail Carriger

Read - Timeless by Gail Carriger

Read - Dark Steam by Bob Shafer

Read - A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard

Art - Steampunk Battle Concept by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Lunar Town by Flavio Bolla @FlavioBolla , at Deviantart.com

Art - Sky City 2 by Chris Becker , at Deviantart.com

Art - Etherwind Air Ship by Eliyas De Crueset , at Deviantart.com

Art - Ardent by Jonathan Brünner , at Deviantart.com

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August 18 - August 24, 2014
Register your airship or group with The Pandora Society

Steampunk prof eyes the next frontier

Kickstarter - Trilania: Steampunk Poker Dice, Steampunk Poker Dice are a great addition to any card enthusiast collection. Ends Sept 14

Kickstarter - Steampunk & Cthulhu Soundtracks: Tabletop Gaming Soundscapes, Steampunk and Lovecraft inspired soundscapes for gaming with alternate history and Cthulhu mythos board games and RPGs! Ends Sept 11

Kickstarter - Age of Grit - A Cowboy Steampunk RPG, A cowboy themed RPG adventure aboard a steam-powered airship! Steampunk meets Firefly in a vast, immersive, Wild West inspired world! Ends Sept 25

Kickstarter - Clockwork Wars, a fantasy-steampunk war game, Position your troops, research powerful discoveries, employ espionage, and capture strategic resources to win the game! Ends Sept 3

Kickstarter - Reese and Reeves: A new steampunk novel series!, Reese and Reeves takes place in a world where countries have been replaced with time period specific versions. England is now Victoria, a country full of Steampunk elements, stuck in a unending Victorian era. Ends Sept 5

Disney Nautilus Desktop Art

MOC Madness 2014: Steam Wars Returns!, a contest with a simple challenge: pick a vehicle from Star Wars and remake it in steampunk style with Lego. Four rounds are now complete, Last round ends Sept 5. Winners announced Spet 6.

Are you playing Edara: A Steampunk Renaissance RPG?

Review of Steampunk Tarot created by Caitlin and John Matthews, with illustrations by Wil Kinghan

Steampunk boutique joins fight against homelessness

Art - Steampunk Dreams by EnchantedWhispersArt, at DeviantArt.com

Mono-goggle by Yura

Steampunk Cometh?, has Steampunk moved from its status as a niche enthusiasm to something more mainstream?

Clockwork Empires Hands-On Preview – Gaslamp Games Goes Civilization Meets Steampunk, Clockwork Empires looks to be a mash of the Sims, Civilization and Lovecraft.

Fantasy Steampunk Contraptions Made Only From Cardboard, Daniel Agdag works with a limited arsenal of tools: a surgical scalpel, some cardboard, every so often a circular cutter and lots of glue.

Book Feature: Hand of Miriam, A Victorian world of supernatural creatures, magnificent airships, a secret society, and one bluestocking adventuress who, threatened by evil seeks protection by awakening the golem.

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Read - 14 by Peter Clines

Read - Steampunk Jewellery by Carolyn Schulz

Read - Clockwork Angels by Kevin J. Anderson

Read - Gilded Lily by Delphine Dryden

Read - Tin Swift by Devon Monk

August 11 - August 17, 2014
The Aether Chronicle #14 is now available

Eric Brown on What Steampunk Means To Me

Why are steampunks being blamed for a lack of smallpox?

14 Charming GIFs Made From the Smithsonian’s Steampunk Prints

Fashion by Florina Becichi for the Belvedere Society Club

Read - Extracted by Sherry D. Ficklin, The Tesla Institute is a premier academy that trains young time travelers called Rifters. Created by Nicola Tesla, the Institute seeks special individuals who can help preserve the time stream against those who try to alter it. The Hollows is a rogue band of Rifters who tear through time with little care for the consequences. Armed with their own group of lost teens--their only desire to find Tesla and put an end to his corruption of the time stream.

Read - The Return of the Discontinued Man by Mark Hodder , SPRING HEELED JACK IS JUMPING BACK! It's 9 p.m. on February 15, 1860, and Charles Babbage, the British Empire's most brilliant scientist, performs an experiment. Within moments, blood red snow falls from the sky and Spring Heeled Jack pops out of thin air in London's Leicester Square. Though utterly disoriented and apparently insane, the strange creature is intent on one thing: hunting Sir Richard Francis Burton!

Read - Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun: A Companion for in Her Majesty's Name by Craig Cartmell, 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.

Read - 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. Uncovering the truth exposes a dangerous game of life, death, and uncanny powers!

Read - The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy by Jacopo Della Quercia , This historical thriller is an equal-parts cocktail of action, adventure, science-fiction and comedy. The book follows a globe-trotting President Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln in a race to solve a mystery stretching back to the Civil War and the Lincoln assassination. Based on true events, readers will find themselves swept into a vast conspiracy spanning four continents and three oceans during the turn of the century. Fascinating technologies will be harnessed, dark secrets revealed, true villains exposed

Art - Departure by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Osmadth - Freedom's Call by Flavio Bolla @FlavioBolla , at Deviantart.com

Art - Laputa by TerryLH , at Deviantart.com

Art - Airship City by Min Nguen , at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Skin by Ledious , at Deviantart.com

Historic Technology - Pullman Sleeping Car, George Pullman created and refined the sleeping car in 1857 that dominated railroad travel for decades.

Historic Technology - The Washing Machine

Historic Technology - Yale lock

Historic Technology - Dynamite, invented in 1866 by Alfred Nobel

Historic Technology - Whitehead Torpedo, The Whitehead torpedo was the first self-propelled or "locomotive" torpedo ever developed. It was perfected in 1866 by Robert Whitehead from a design conceived by Giovanni Luppis of the Austro-Hungarian Navy.

Historic People - Jean-Joseph-Étienne Lenoir, He is best known as the first person to develop a practical internal combustion engine and an automobile powered by it.

Historic People - Alexander Parkes, singlehandedly managed to discover fully synthetic plastic in 1862

Historic People - Eadweard Muybridge, often called the "Father of the motion picture"

Historic People - Jules Henri Giffard, invented the steam injector and built the world's first passenger airship in 1852.

Historic People - Richard Trevithick, invented the first tramway locomotive. However, it was a road locomotive, designed for a road and not for a railroad.

Historic Recipe - Kiss Pudding, From an 1883 Texas Cookbook

Historic Recipes - Church of the Good Sheperd cook-book - (Binghamton, N.Y.). - 1896

Historic Recipe - 1890 Cream Cake

Historic Recipe - Syllabub Pudding

Historic Recipe - Victorian Vegetable Recipes

August 4 - August 10, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author Margaret Killjoy

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author Margaret Killjoy, part 2

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author Margaret Killjoy, part 3

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk author Margaret Killjoy, part 4

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Games - Machinations – Steampunk RPG, a Dead Simple RPG.

Games - Stargate 1895 RPG, a Dead Simple RPG.

Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #3-4, scanned images from Scans-Daily

Defining Steampunk with Author Emma Jane Holloway

Steampunk Disney Characters Open Up A Whole New World

Steampunk Clock Latest HD Wallpapers

Steampunk and literature collide, On July 31, the Galion Public Library, led by Heather Tiffany, Children’s Librarian and head of the Children and Teens’ Activities, hosted The Phantasmagorical Steampunk Extravaganza.

Review - The Girl with the Windup Heart by Kady Cross

Discussion - What are the Core elements of a steampunk game?

The Smashing Pumpkins & Steampunk

Art - Steampunk Construct

Indonesian artist creates gigantic steampunk turtle

Steampunk Books Coming Out In August 2014

Art - Kodran Migrant Fleet by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Mansion in the Forest by Flavio Bolla @FlavioBolla , at Deviantart.com

Art - Dragon Palace by TerryLH , at Deviantart.com

Art - Pirates Airship by Min Nguen , at Deviantart.com

Art - Pirate Dirigible by Grace Liu , at Deviantart.com

Historic People - Elizabeth Blackwell, The first woman physician in the U.S. She opened a slum infirmary and trained women in medicine.

Historic People - Winifred Edgerton Merrill, First U.S. woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics

Historic People - Alessandro Volta, invented the voltiac pile - the first battery.

Historic People - Jacob Perkins, inventor of the refrigerator among other things.

Historic People - John Tyndall, scientist, explained why the sky is blue and set the foundation for fiber optic technology

Historic Technology - Portland Cement, In 1824, English inventor, Joseph Aspdin invented Portland Cement, which has remained the dominant cement used in concrete production. Joseph Aspdin created the first true artificial cement by burning ground limestone and clay together.

Historic Technology - Electro Magnet, British electrician, William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet in 1825. The first electromagnet was a horseshoe-shaped piece of iron that was wrapped with a loosely wound coil of several turns.

Historic Technology - typographer, America's first typewriter, was first invented and made by William Austin Burt in 1829

Historic Technology - The fax machine, The first fax machine was invented by Scottish mechanic and inventor Alexander Bain in 1843.

Historic Technology - The Safety Pin, invented in 1849 by Walter Hunt.

July 28 - August 3, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk game designer Liz Spain

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk game designer Liz Spain, Part 2

Airship Ambassador interview with steampunk game designer Liz Spain, Part 3

Art and book - The Aviator Collection by Julian Quaye, described as steampunk meets Beatrix Potter

The Steampunk Scholar comments on Paul Di Filippo's Steampunk Trilogy

Subscribe to Dispatches from the Ministry, a monthly email update from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences with latest news on all Ministry happenings, doing giveaways, and an occasional peak behind the curtain for upcoming stories.

Art - Scholar's Tower by Julie Dillion, at Deviantart.com

Art - Windom Academy by Tyler Edlin Art, at Deviantart.com

Art - Osmadth - Bancur City Main Street by Flavio Bolla @FlavioBolla, at Deviantart.com

Art - Airship by Marcus Luk, at Deviantart.com

Art - Airship by TerryLH, at Deviantart.com

Games - Machinations – Dark & Fantastic Steampunk RPG, a Dead Simple RPG. The Eternal City is a world at ninety degrees to our own. It is a world where alchemy works and where the human animus (the spirit of life) can be captured and maintained indefinitely, then put to work in any one of thousands of useful mechanical inventions. It is a world that lives in the dark shadow of unshakeable moral certitudes that maintain an unfair and oppressive system of class and social division.

Goggles, Guns, & Gadgets – The Winners!, at the Cincinnati Steampunk Salon The Pandora Society announced the winners for the Highwind Steamworks Goggles, Guns, & Gadgets contest

The Old West Festival Costume Contest, The Old West Festival hosts an official Steampunk Weekend in partnership with the Pandora Society. During this weekend we host costume contests, invention contests, NERF duels, Steampunk music bands, and been on hand to inform the curious public about “what IS this whole Steampunk thing?” We are looking for the perfect picture that exemplifies Western Steampunk, thus the costume contest.

Steampunk Orrery Calendar Clock Yahoo Widget 1.1.8, This is the Steampunk Orrery widget Mark II - This is the new version that provides a lot more animation and extra functionality.

Historic Recipe - Frontier Pudding

Historic Recipe - Early-Riser Oven Omelet

Historic Recipe - How We Cook In Los Angeles - 1894

Historic Recipe - Potato Salad from 1879

Historic Recipe - Spice Cakes, 100 Year Old Recipe

Historic People - Susan B. Anthony, A tireless campaigner for gender equality, who inspired a nationwide suffrage movement.

Historic People - Annie Smith Peck, a trailblazing scholar, writer and athlete who set records as a mountain climber in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Historic People - Florence Bascom, Pioneer Geologist, first woman to receive a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University , first woman hired by the United States Geological Survey,

Historic People - Chief Leschi, chief of the Nisqually Native American tribe.

Historic People - Norbert Rillieux, widely considered to be one of the earliest chemical engineers

Historic Technology - The Tin Can, 1810, British merchant Peter Durand made an impact on food preservation with his 1810 patenting of the tin can. The first tin cans were so thick they had to be hammered open. As cans became thinner, it became possible to invent dedicated can openers.

Historic Technology - Soda Fountain, a device to carbonate water and juices

Historic Technology - Stethoscope, invented by the French physician R.T.H. Laënnec in 1816

Historic Technology - The Refrigerator, patented in 1834 by Jacob Perkins

Historic Technology - The Analytical Engine, invented 1834 by Charles Babbage.

July 21 - July 27, 2014
Art - Departure of the Borealis by Christophe Vacher

Steampunk Events for August 2014

Victorian Houses ~ Peek into Gail's Research

Thomas Willeford wins award for his steampunk Iron Man outfit

Steampunk wins big at style awards

Goggles, Guns, & Gadgets – Vote for YOUR Favorite, until August 1st

Antipodean Steampunk Show at Melbourne – Janet Walker Review

Steampunk’s tea museum to set sail

Concept art for French Steampunk Superhero movie, Les Sentinelles

Instructables - Easy DIY Steampunk USB

Indiegogo - Steampunk Arcade Game

How to Emboss Metal to Make DIY Steampunk Jewelry

Historic Recipe - Chocolate Carmels, a candy recipe from the October 23, 1893 Albuquerque Evening Citizen

Historic Recipe - Early American Cherry Crisp

Historic Recipes - Royal Baking Powder Company Cook Book - 1886

Historic People - Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Abolitionist and Suffragette

Historic People - Mary Walton, patented a method of deflecting smoke stack emissions and invented a noise reduction system for elevated railroads in New York City.

Historic People - Ellen Swallow Richards, The most prominent female American chemist of the 19th century, Ellen H. Swallow Richards (1842–1911) was a pioneer in sanitary engineering and a founder of home economics in the United States.

Historic Technology - Jacquard Loom, invented 1804, French silk weaver Joseph Marie Jacquard invented the Jacquard Loom that weaved complex designs. Jacquard invented a way of automatically controlling the warp and weft threads on a silk loom by recording patterns of holes in a string of cards.

Historic Technology - The first photograph, A French inventor named Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took this first photograph from the window of his studio in France in the early 1820s

Historic Technology - Sewing Machine, The first functional sewing machine was invented by the French tailor, Barthelemy Thimonnier, in 1830.

Historic Music - Richard Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Siegfried's Funeral March , It first premiered August 17, 1876, as part of the first complete performance of the Ring.

Historic Music - Tchaikovsky - Waltz Of The Flowers , premiered December 18, 1892 in The Nutcracker

Historic Music - Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No.2, Composed in 1847 and first published as a piano solo in 1851

July 14 - July 20, 2014
Steampunk Shakespeare - Comedy of Errors

Tips on staying safe when modelling outside of events

Game - Steampunk Rally, an upcoming strategy game that incorporates steampunk as more than just a bit of chrome. Using a unique dice-placement mechanic, players take on the roles of famous inventors 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! Kickstarter in late 2014

Steampunk Sundays: The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross

Defining Steampunk with Artist Irina Jordan

July 7 - July 13, 2014
Airship Ambassador Interview with Lev AC Rosen, part 2, author of All Men of Genius

Airship Ambassador Interview with Lev AC Rosen, part 3, author of All Men of Genius

Blog - The Story Behind Alessandro Tarabotti's Cover Art , by Gail Carriger

Blog - The Curious Case Covered by Pete Venters

Kickstarter - the Encyclopedia of Steampunk Animals, by Erin Townsend. A coffee-table style art book full of imaginative fusions of organic and mechanic, presented in a fun era-past style.

Kickstarter - Reese and Reeves: A new steampunk novel series, Reese and Reeves takes place in a world where countries have been replaced with time period specific versions. England is now Victoria, a country full of Steampunk elements, stuck in a unending Victorian era. Another example is France, which is now Baroque, a country full of parties and grandeur. Following this theme, we have the United States of America as the States of Era, taking in elements from multiple time periods. As the series goes on, our heroes will visit these countries and more.

Kickstarter - Fire At Will!, players take on the role of airship captains in a civil war era steampunk universe. Players play cards from 6 randomized command decks and play them into action piles in order to score successful shots against their opponent. While speed is important, accuracy is vital - one wrong play could cause your cannon to blow up during the Scoring Phase!

Kickstarter - Westward #8, A steampunk-mystery comic series, Westward follows the ongoing themes of individual achievement and the essence of human happiness. The latest title from Kinetic Press, and writer/illustrator Ken Krekeler. The story is told over the course of 10 issues, played against a Victorian/Deco background of corporate espionage and technological revolution. Westward #8 will be distributed through Diamond in August of 2014. Ends July 31st.

Kickstarter - Steam Wars, OVER 120 pages full color pages, this edition collects issues 1 through 5 of the groundbreaking STEAM WARS series by Fred Perry. Ends August 2nd.

Review: The Return of the Discontinued Man - Mark Hodder 2014

Upcoming “Steampunk” Movies for 2014

Review - Ether Frolics by Paul Marlowe

Listen - Journey into Space, Part 1, by Steve Turnbull

Listen - Journey into Space, Part 2

Listen - Journey into Space, Part 3

Blog - Steampunk Fashion, Unique Clothing Design

Sean Maher is Guest of Honour at Steamposium 2014, Seattle, WA

5 Things You Didn't Know About Steampunk by Paul Di Filippo

Man specializes in turning mundane household items into steampunk works of art

19 Timeless Creations Found at the Steampunk World’s Fair

Indiegogo - TRIP TO THE MOON - A Short Steampunk Film based on the 1902 film by George Melies

Fashion - Steampunk Han Solo and Chewbacca

City Timeless Indiegogo Campaign, City will be a multiphase mixed use resort, catering to deep immersive experiences based on history and fantasy elements. Think Game of Thrones meets Dr. Who. Interactive, the storylines are designed to incorporate your individual character so that you can participate or just be a spectator, enjoying the splendor of a timeless environment ripe with fantastical sites and characters.

Review - Elements of Mind, by Walter H. Hunt, In Victorian India, a Scottish doctor, Dr. James Esdaile, finds a way to use the power of mesmerism to aid him in performing surgeries, using a remarkable artifact that enhances his abilities.

Petition to Obsidian Entertainment - Create an "Arcanum"-like RPG using the Pillars of Eternity Engine,

Author Feast Episode #53: Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

Call for Submissions - Mocha Memoirs Press, Mocha Memoirs Press is pleased to announce that a new Steampunk anthology, Avast Ye Airships!, is open for submissions.

Steampunk Books Coming Out In July 2014

June 30 - July 6, 2014
Airship Ambassador Interview with Lev AC Rosen, author of All Men of Genius

Airship Ambassador interview with Dennis Consorte, part 2, Scrapyard Empire card game designer, and entrepreneur

Airship Ambassador interview with Dennis Consorte, part 3, Scrapyard Empire card game designer, and entrepreneur

Airship Ambassador interview with Dennis Consorte, part 4, Scrapyard Empire card game designer, and entrepreneur

Historic Recipe - Black Pudding, Here’s an old ranch recipe courtesy of Winkie Crigler, founder and curator of The Little House Museum in Greer, Arizona.


Historic Recipe - Worcester family cook book - 1895

Historic Recipe - 145 Year Old Bubble and Squeak, This is an original bubble and squeak recipe from "Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management" one of the classic English cookery books.

Historic Recipe - Small Layer Cake , from The Magic Cook Book

'Penny Dreadful' Costume Designer Gabriella Pescucci on Her Dreadfully Delicious Designs

Historic People - Harriet Beecher Stowe, an American author. She was best known for Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which helped galvanize the abolitionist cause and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War. She also wrote poetry, essays, and non-fiction books.

Historic People - James McClintock, The Amazing (If True) Story of the Submarine Mechanic Who Blew Himself Up Then Surfaced as a Secret Agent for Queen Victoria

Historic People - Madam C.J. Walker, this daughter of former slaves transformed herself from an uneducated farm laborer and laundress into one of the twentieth century’s most successful, self-made women entrepreneurs.

Historic People - W.E.B. DuBois, "Father of Pan-Africanism" with issues of segregation, political disenfranchisement. Believed that people of African descent should work together to battle prejudice, inequality.

Historic People - Scott Joplin, Ragtime composer

Interviews with Susan Kaye Quinn, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

Steampunk Spaces on Pinterest

Ali Baba and the Clockwork Djinn review

Extremely Detailed Steampunk-Inspired Bronze Sculptures By Alain Bellino

Review - TESLA by Mark Lingane

Interview - Augusto Gintama Chiarle, author of The Cold Hell, Short Steampunk Story

Blog - The Benevolent Lodge of Mystery, Steampunk Scooby Doo?

Scooby Doo Wiki - The Benevolent Lodge of Mystery

Blog - Steamworks and Dragons – 5 d20 Steampunk Books

Steampunker under construction for iPad release this summer

Story Quest Spec Fic e-zine's 6th annual short story contest, this year's theme is trains. Submission Period: Opens August 1st, 2014; Deadline: October 31st, 2014.

June 23 - June 29, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Dennis Consorte, Scrapyard Empire card game designer, and entrepreneur

Airship Ambassador interview with author Jay Noel, part 2 talking about his book Dragonfly Warrior

Podcast – The RPG Room: Steampunk never had a chance!

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 6

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 7

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 8

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 9

Blog - Steampunk Junction, What the hell is steampunk, you ask?

Victorian Invention: Combined Bustle and Stool

History - Whaleback steamships, A whaleback was a type of cargo steamship with a hull that continuously curved above the waterline from vertical to horizontal. When fully loaded, only the rounded portion of the hull (the “whaleback” proper) could be seen above the waterline.

Big River Steampunk Art Competition - call for entries, Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 BIG RIVER STEAMPUNK ART COMPETITION in celebration of all things Steampunk – drawings, sculpture, oil paintings, pottery, woodcarving, fiber arts, photographs, articles of clothing, jewelry, and other original works of art

Art - The Negotiator by CaelynTek at deviantart.com

Art - Wwardwarf by Dr. Emporio Efikz

Watch - Adventures at the Steampunk Empire Symposium

Mainspring Reconsidered - in memory of Jay Lake by Mike Perschon

A Stellar Voyage: A Review of Terra Mechanica: A Steampunk Anthology

Listen - Tales from the Archives, Volume III: Five (Part Two), In this episode: Those Dark Satanic Mills — written and narrated by Suna Dasi

Watch - Felix vs. The Finale

Art - The War Mammoth, by MarkBulahao at Deviantart.com

June 16 - June 22, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with author Jay Noel talking about his book Dragonfly Warrior

Art - Steam Amp One by AEvilMike at deviantart.com

Art - Steam Gryphon 2 by Dmitry Khristenko at deviantart.com

Art - Modern Steam Monobike 1896 by stefano1896 at deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Alice Caterpillar by aurora-boredomalis at deviantart.com

Art - Hand of God by Dorian-Dupin at deviantart.com

Historic Recipes - Making The Tea Cakes Of The 1800s Vintage Recipe

Historic Recipes - English Victorian Scones

Historic Recipes - Hasty Pudding (cornbread) with Maple Syrup

Historic Recipes - English Breakfast Cookies

Historic Recipes - Eccles Cakes

Historic People - José Rizal, Filipino polymath, physician, nationalist, novelist, poet, liberator

Historic People - Hong Xiuquan history inspired China's Taiping Rebellion, perhaps the bloodiest civil war in human history

Historic People - Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright, theatre director, co-founder of Moscow Art Theatre

Historic People - Allan Pinkerton, spy, founded the Pinkerton Agency, first detective agency in the United States

Historic People - Louis Daguerre, inventor of daguerreotype process of photography, chemist

Facebook Group - Steampunk and Funk, It has 3 goals: support member creations, show inspirational design, and support The Farm

Art by Choleena - June 14th is International Steampunk Day

Review of Gaia Chronicles: Genesis

Photo - Steampunk spotted as part of Japanese street fashion. @the_goth_man

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 2 @the_goth_man

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 3 @the_goth_man

Photo - Japaneese Street Fashion 4

Game developers stealing Steampunk Artwork

Salt City Steamfest announces guests

Teatro Zinzanni - When Sparks Fly, Teatro ZinZanni engages, transforms, educates and delights our audiences with a unique celebration of food, cirque, comedy and cabaret in an intimate live experience.

Watch - Steam Garden 7 trailer - Pirates of Persia,

Podcast series - Airshipwrecked with Captain Proctor, contains the latest steampunk music and nonsense from DJ Capt. Proctor and his anemic automaton co-host ATUM (Amazing Talking Useless Machine). The show is a throwback to classic radio

Podcast - Zen & The Art of Steampunk, four episodes,

Podcast series - Of Steam, Steel and Murder, A podcast presentation of our groups Skype based Role Playing game. Based on the FUDGE system by Evil Hat games, this campaign is a steam punk flavored mystery.

Podcast series - Fables of the Flying City, Learn how Ashe, a young woman from the streets of the flying city of Amperstam, and Tolban, a young man running from a dark secret, learn what it takes to be a member of the Aerial Guard!

June 9 - June 15, 2014
Open Call - Steampunk Originals, Volume 7

Art - Sarah Hunter Figurine by rvbhal at deviantart.com

Art - the Photonic Siphuncle Primary by JWKinseysArtifice at deviantart.com

Art - Aether Lamp Concept by AEvilMike at deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Clock by Dmitry Khristenko at deviantart.com

Art - Le cube de l'industrie by ArtbugCarl at deviantart.com

Free Steampunk Music Downloads on Last.fm

Steel Legions – The Free Steampunk War Machine Game

A listing of free steampunk fonts

Twelve Steampunk Fonts

Steampunk Clock Calendar 2.8, An easy to use Yahoo! widget that allows you to view the current time and date, set alarms and sound notifications with minimum effort

Historic Recipes - 1800s Tea Cake Recipe, family recipe passed down through the years

Historic Recipes - Recipes from the 1800s

Historic Recipes - Seed Cake, 1861 recipe

Historic Recipes - Beef tea, Fever Water, and Bread-Crumb Pudding

Historic Recipes - Crispy Fried Cod Balls

How to Host a Victorian Tea Party

Historic People - Clara Barton, nurse, pioneer of the American Red Cross

Historic People - Sitting Bull, a leader of the Lakota

Historic People - Chief Joseph, a leader of the Nez Percé

Historic People - Elizabeth Kenny, Australian Nurse and found an Innovative Treatment of Polio

Historic People - Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of the Sikh Empire

Games - The Devil's Men, is an adventure game set a world made of steampunk elements amidst a fictitious Victorian England

Book Review: Etiquette and Espionage

Steam and Shadows, The Steampunk Files by Jonathan Yanez

Kickstarter - Scrapyard Empire: Strategic Card Game, Compete to craft machines and build inventions in this set collection, steampunk strategy game. Cards, dice & miniatures!

June 2 - June 8, 2014
Read - Lords of Aether, a gay steampunk serial

Free short story - THE ASSIGNMENT, by JohnSachu

Free short story - Defying Destiny, Chapter I, by AzraelSteel

Free short story - 26th Mission, by Rico.Viejo

Free short story - The Engineers Dream. Part one, by nessastardom

Free short story - The Ghost of Cwmlech Manor by Delia Sherman

May 26 - June 1, 2014
In memoriam. Rest in peace, now, Jay Lake

In memoriam. Donations can be made in Jay Lake's name

TOR.com's list of June Events

Author Interview: Elizabeth Watasin, Elizabeth Watasin is the acclaimed author of the Gothic steampunk series The Dark Victorian, The Elle Black Penny Dreads, and the creator/artist of the indie comics series Charm School, which was nominated for a Gaylactic Spectrum Award.

Ten Minute Interviews: S.C. Barrus, author do Discovering Aberration

The Demons of Liberty Row - A New Boston Metaphysical Society Novella is now available On Kindle, Nook, Smashwords and DriveThruFiction

Caffeine Chemistry: Steampunk Glass Balloon Coffee Maker, a DIY Vacuum-style coffee maker

Watch - Loops by Amber States, steampunk themed music video

Art - Steampunk K-9 (Doctor Who)

See - Joben Bistro, a steampunk themed bistro in Cluj?Napoca, Romania

Steampunk.com's listing of steampunk short stories

Listen - Black Magic at Podiobooks.com. a new short story by Dan Shaurette, a prequel to his upcoming novel, BLACK CITY. Capt. Matt Black and Dr. Andrew MacGillivray are a pair of paranormal private eyes hot on the trail of someone — or something — killing women during the raucous 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Listen - Tales from the Archive, Volume One at Podiobooks.com. By Philippa Ballantine , and Tee Morris, a collection of original steampunk short stories set in the world of their award-winning series, The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.

Listen - The Gearheart at Podiobooks.com. By Alex White. Jonathan Andrews, Initiate in the Seekers of the Arcane Unknown, joined the society two years ago with the hopes of protecting the secrets of magic from the greedy world beyond. However, a ravening shadow appears with a hunger for Seekers and Jonathan finds himself out of his depth.

Listen - The Shadow of Black Wings at Podiobooks.com. by James Calbraith , narrated by Kate Sherrod. It is the Sixteenth Year of Queen Victoria. In the powerful empire of Dracaland, Bran, a young dragon rider, joins his father on a military expedition to the mysterious lands of the Orient.

Listen - The Wizard That Wasn't: Mechanized Wizardry Book 1 at Podiobooks.com. By Ben Rovik. Horace Lundin doesn’t believe in magic. The Petronaut technician works with steel and steam in the workshop, maintaining the mechanical suits of armor his masters wear. There’s nothing magic can do that technology can’t do better. So he thinks, until he witnesses the power of wizardry first-hand.

Short Story - The Undead by Austin Sirkin, a steampunk horror short story

Short Story - The Shattered Teacup by George Mann. PDF file. A Maurice Newbury Investigation

Short Story - Maker of Flight,by Richard Thomas. 1st Place Winner of the "Enter the World of Filaria" Contest

Short Story - The Steampunk Proposal, by Mae Pen

Read - Tales from Nimbus, free short stories by B.J. Keeton

Read - Nimbus, Part 1, free Kindle ebook, by Austin King and B.J. Keeton

Listen to steampunk stories at Radio Drama Revival, several stories with a steampunk setting

Listen - Steam Dreamers of Inverness Part 1, a Jack Flanders story from ZBS. Jack, Mojo and Claudine discover a strange device in the old Victorian mansion of Inverness; a holographic projector that operates on steam. The projector is loaded with glass slides, as they whirl around, a black & white photographic image is projected into the center of the room. The photo is of a town set in Victorian times. As they watch, different slides slip into the machine; they’re now seeing people, horses, and carriages; the men wear top hats, the women bustles. High above, hovering over the town, is a gigantic zeppelin.

5 Forgotten 'Steampunk' Stories from the 1800s (that are free online!)

Read - The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Miss Imogen Roth by Emma Jane Holloway. free online story. the third prequel story to Emma Jane Holloway's A STUDY IN SILKS, the first book in her Baskerville Affair series.

German Steampunk Stories for FREE

Blog - STEAMPUNK IS MY GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD, Guest post by author and editor Paul Genesse

Read - Sparks and Dark, by Kate Morrow, a free online short story

Online Game - Crazy Steam Bros, a retro-style horizontal shooter with a humorous steampunk twist. Guide two brothers as they try to save the world from the evil baron who has unleashed an army of mechanized terrors.

Online Game - Steampunk Rally, Drive a steam powered bike through the side scrolling levels, balance and jump your way safely to the finish. Unlock different vehicles on the road to success.

Online Game - Steampunk, Your objective is to place the good heroes to the saving surface, and to throw the villains out of the screen. Remove objects in a particular order to get the good pentagonal characters onto solid ground, while knocking the bad pentagons off the screen. ***Addictive***

Online Game - Steamlands, Destroy tanks and rebuild your own tank in this action packed RTS from pixel wizards Nitrome!

Online Game - Gears, Fix machines by hooking gears together.

Read - Orphans of the Celestial Sea by Mark Fenger. 22 chapters in all.

Reviews of Steampunk Audio Books on Books for Ears

May 19 - May 25, 2014
Tiffany Trent on Steampunk: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Steampunk Tower game available on Android

Group - The Steam Artisan's Guild, a steampunk group based in Southern California. The guild is a place where artists of all kind can meet up and share their work while making friends with similar interests. The guild also hosts 'How-To-Sessions' where a guild member teaches how to make a specific art piece

The Gluckenstein Incident, a Steampunk Battle Narrative

Game - Steampunk in Deepworld, Deepworld is a massively-multiplayer 2D crafting adventure game. Mine and craft your way through a persistent online universe where there's always something new to discover! Now available for Windows, iOS, and Mac, and coming soon to Android.

The Chronicles of Crosarth - a Steampunk Adventure. A Twice Weekly Webcomic – Updated Mondays and Wednesdays

May 12 - May 18, 2014
Podcast - Tales from the Archives, Volume III: Four (Part One)

Baron Velveteen of Circue Noir Rocks Expo afterparty

STEAMPUNK BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: 1880 ARRIVES IN AUGUST FROM DYNAMITE! Written by Tony Lee, with art by Aneke and covers by Ardian Syaf and Sergio Fernandez Davilla.

PHOTOS: 2014 Steampunk World’s Fair

The Tinker King Book Review by Iris Lyons. The Tinker King, by Tiffany Trent, is the sequel to The Unnaturalists.

Online game - World of Steampunk 2

May 5 - May 11, 2014
New Anthology - The Best of Spanish Steampunk,

Amid financial concerns, steampunk festival put on hold

April 28 - May 4, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with John R White, part 2, author of the steampunk series, Tales of the Airship Neverland

Airship Ambassador interview with John R White, part 3

Steampunk Art Exhibit Comes to Colorado, Steampunk is getting top billing at the Sangre de Cristo Arts center in Pueblo, Colorado. The arts center will be hosting its first ever Steampunk Exhibition featuring the work of local artists.

In Which Gail Answers a Whole Mess of Worldbuilding Questions SPOILER ALERT!

Free ebook - Silver Linings By Pip Ballantine. Wellington Books and Eliza D. Braun arrive in Cairo, Egypt, sent from Ministry headquarters on an archival audit. What Wellington hopes will be a stay in the cradle of civilization and a break from the bitter winter of England instead looks to be a brief visit on account of Eliza’s poor attitude and the disdain of the area field director, Marcus Donahue.

Read and Review - Red Tide, by Evil Egg at Writing.com. Submariners in a post apocalyptic Victorian era take port in an abandoned facility.

Read and Review - Best Served Cold By: Child of Loki at Writing.com. A twisted tale of revenge in a somewhat steampunk setting. Lady Morgana's thirst for blood threatens to destroy all around her, but drives her ingenuity

Read and Review - diabolus concilium, by Steamfitter's Lament at Writing.com. A noble lawman trying to uphold honor and law, finds everything he fights for in jeopardy.

Read and Review - The Martyr Hannibal, Chapter 1 by Nick Johnson at Writing.com. First chapter of steampunk work.

Blog - How to Look Like a Proper Victorian Lady in 11 Easy Steps

Art - Steampunk Globe Lost Planet by Diarment at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steel Moon by Vadim Voitekhovitch at DeviantArt.com

Art - The Silk Map cover by Kerem Beyit at DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk tendencies: Mountain Journey by Kafinnis at DeviantArt.com

Art - A Day For Heroes by Jaasif at DeviantArt.com

21 Harsh But Eye-Opening Writing Tips From Great Authors

Steampunk Chronicle's Reader's Choice Awards Winners, thanks to everyone for their support!

Royal Crown Derby present their Steampunk range, The Steampunk collection from peerless fine English bone china perfectionist Royal Crown Derby is a playful and eclectic mix of style, function and luxury.

Read - Masquerade, Part 1, the beginning, by Milton Davis. A steamfunk story

Read - Masquerade, Part 12, the most recent chapter, by Milton Davis. A steamfunk story

Walk Through Brunel’s Thames Tunnel, a late-May trip into one of London’s unique subterranean landmarks. The Thames Tunnel between Wapping and Rotherhithe normally buzzes with Overground trains. For three days only, however, you can walk along its length courtesy of Transport for London.

Clockwork Alchemy - Nathaniel Johnstone Exclusive Song Release, a free download of ‘Flight of the Ikarus,’ a song from The Nathaniel Johnstone Band’s new album, The Antikythera Mechanism

Steampunk Events for May 2014 at TOR.com

Art - Die allwissende Maschine at TheChocolatist.com

Blog - Black Victoriana, by Xenia. Photos of people of African descent during the Victorian period.

Free steampunk Widgets, including Orrery Timekeeper, Weather reporting, Resource Monitor and more.

Watch - Felix vs Alcohol where Felix thinks there was something in his drink

April 21 - April 27, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with John R White, author of the steampunk series, Tales of the Airship Neverland

Watch - All Things Victorian 004 - Victorian Superstitions

Watch - All Things Victorian 005 - Granite and Victorian America - pt. 1

Watch - Felix vs Current Events where Felix gripes about the Wright Brothers beating him to the skies

Watch - Felix vs The Field Test where Felix tries out a new device

Interview - Progress the Series, the cast of this popular webseries talk about their experiences

April 14 - April 20, 2014
Free ebook - Aeroparts Factory, By Paul Kater. A short steampunk novel about the happenings around a factory where parts for airships are made

Free ebook - Twincy Quinn and the Eye of Horus Part One, By Odette C. Bell. Along the dirty, dark rooftops of 19th century London, she runs. Young, poor, and half machine, Twincy Quinn is suitable. Ordinarily a fine word, in this new era of spinning cogs, glowing lights, and machines, it is not. In a time when women are relegated to the scullery or the chaise lounge, Twincy must fight. Crafted by an evil genius—Dr Eliot Esquire—day and night she battles him. With spinning cogs of brass, gold, and steel, Esquire crafts inventions so devious and dangerous he threatens the sanctity of the city, of the country, and quite possibly the world.

Free ebook - El Dirigible, By Joseph Remesar. Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.

Free ebook - Xana-La, By Stephen Palmer. "The fate of all those who enter Moongolia is to die." Follow the surreal and highly improbable journey of Victorian explorers Pharaday Lemmington and Franclin Spar-Turney as they investigate the truth of the secret Himalayan city of Xana-La. A surreal and mysterious short story - and the originator of the full-length novel Hairy London.

Free ebook - Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1, By Stacy Buck. Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1 is the pilot episode in an upcoming full length novel deeply based in Greek Mythology with a Steam Punk twist. This previously untold sequel of the greek heroes, Icarus and Theseus, takes you into a bronze age world with steam punk technology.

Art - steampunk thumbelina by hakubaikou at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk exoskeleton by Sumerky at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Hardware by flyingdebris at Deviantart.com, a good guy robot, and evil robot, and an old timey steam powered bike

Art - Gaucho steampunk by neisbeis at Deviantart.com, The Gaucho is part of the historical folk of Argentina.

Art - Steampunk concerthall by DrawingNightmare at Deviantart.com

Steamgirl.com – Interview and second review

Watch - Kinetoscope Parlour episode 2: Lee Ann Farruga, by Celsius Von Fahrenheit on Youtube

More coverage of the Korean steampunk art exhibition, including commentary by Art Donovan

Art - Stockholm Steampunk Chic

Art - Steampunk Glasses by CCTrevis

Blog - What Would a Steampunk Gibson Chair Look Like?

Blog - What's the next multicultural steampunk Look? by SteampunkSiren

Lego Art - HMAS Lord Vladek, steampunk airship

DIY - steampunk keyboard at Instructables.com

Blog - RETURN OF THE TWINJAS! Steamfunk, Dieselfunk and Rococoa: Diversify Your Steampunk, by Balogun Ojetade

Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 4, From Here to Timbuktu with Milton Davis

Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 3, "Bollypunk" and Alternate India with Susan Kaye Quinn

Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 2, Reinventoing Shakespeare and steampunk with Lev AC Rosen

Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 1, Unvanishing Indians guest post by Joseph Bruchac

April 7 - April 13, 2014
Watch - Felix vs Validation, the next episode of Felix Blithedale

Free ebook - SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground, By Benjamin Jacobson. On the run from a dark legacy, the man called Thunder and a group of fugitive slaves escape through the backwoods of New France. Freedom waits in the city-state of Liberia, if they can put aside their differences and evade capture. Meanwhile the organization known as the Factory has transformed slaves into bio-mechanical zombies and set them like dogs on the path of the fleeing mob.

Free ebook - Crimson Overcoat Versus Christmas, By Luke Monroe. Alexander Valtam aka Crimson Overcoat, former superhero and current magician's lab assistant, is hired by Santa's elves to mediate a labor dispute at the North Pole. Steampunk science-heroes clash with holiday fantasy in this action packed adventure.

Free ebook - Viridis - A Steampunk Romance, By Calista Taylor. In steampunk Victorian London, Lady Phoebe Hughes develops an herbal elixir, Viridis. Rumored to bring on an orgasm with a single kiss, London's elite flock to her club to experience the herbal's effects first hand. Happiness seems to finally be within reach when her love returns, but murder, conspiracy and revolution threaten to ruin it all, her love's life at stake.

Free ebook - Ex Cineribus Resurge, By Caitlin McColl. It is 2011 in an alternate war-torn Victorian-era world. A young girl and her guardian seek the Emperor of the country to ask him to stop the ten year civil war. A war between those who are for, and those who are against new technologies, and between the non-religious versus those that still believe. This short story is a prelude to my upcoming novel The Clockwork Universe.

Free ebook - Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories, Book 1, By Paul Kater. Three short stories about Lily Marin, a singer in the steampunk era, who has a mysterious other life.

CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE: STEAMPUNK vs ALIENS: Table of Contents, by Zombies Need Brains LLC

Art - The Steam Locomotive Perambulator, Customised Mechtorian toys by Mindstyle. "One of Stephan LePodd’s adventuring machines. Over the years Stephan has commissioned various vehicles and contraptions to aid his speculative travels around the planet. From flying platforms to burrowing torpedoes. This slightly egotistical creation is mostly used around the city on high days and holidays."

Art - concept art by TylerEdlinArt on DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Sketches A by DNA-1 at Deviantart.com. Some of the sketches created for CITY OF HEROES' Steampunk-themed costume set.

Art - Steampunk Apocalypse, by ShadesOfEarth at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Girl, by ZoeStead at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunk Airship Pilot , by nicholaskole at Deviantart.com

March 31 - April 6, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, creator and designer of steampunk card game, Twisted Skies

Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, part 2

Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, part 3

Free steampunk ebook - Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 2: Engine Trouble by Mark Fenger. Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.

Free steampunk ebook - Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories. Book 2 by Paul Kater. Three more short stories about Lily Marin who, as the Masked Woman, runs into new problems - also one of the kind she is definitely not ready for.

Free steampunk ebook - The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum by D. L. Mackenzie. In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.

Free steampunk ebook - Aenima by Stephanie Flint. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.

Free steampunk ebook - Above The Clouds by Richard Roberts. Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?

Art - Defending the Argent Cities by Matteodealmasy on DeviantArt.com

Art - A Trip to the Theatre by PeteAmachree on DeviantArt.com

Art - Steamcity by Remton on DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Row by e-mendoza on DeviantArt.com

Art - Huy Jorsaleem, steampunk city by taisteng on DeviantArt.com

Watch - Felix vs The Feces, the next episode of Felix Blithedale

Kickstarter - Donnybrook, web series, a full-fledged, immersive thirteen-episode web series. Carved out of the Steampunk genre and inspired by the likes of 'Firefly' and 'Farscape', the Dead Rabbit web series will be a rum-fueled ride chock full of chicanery, adventure, sedition, and terror in the seven skies. Where decency and law fail, crime and vice shall prevail.

Art - Socrates Kinetic Table Lamp by Ioannis and Christos Makris

Direct website link for Ioannis and Christos Makris

Interview with Frank Buchwald at M.A.D'Gallery

Westward: A Steampunk Western RPG

Art - The Winds of Oz by The Artifactory Chamber

Sepiachord interview with Voltaire

Steampunk independence ‘War of The Worlds: Goliath’ DVD review

iPhone - steampunk slot machine app

Custom Steampunk Work Bench, modern looks with steampunk touches

Steampunk JRPG Steel & Steam Released, "Red Meat Games have announced that episode 1 of Steel & Steam is complete and ready for purchase. The game is described as a JRPG fantasy steampunk adventure, with gameplay and graphics that harkens back to the classic sprite-based RPGs on the Genesis and SNES."

Free Steampunk TarotBot 2.5 , Android app, "The interface, which re-presents tarot, was designed with the primary goal to only draw from the physical artifacts (the deck of cards) those attributes which are meaningful to the reading: imagery, interpretations, and context."

Review - Rite of Passage, "Magical powers, alternative realities and ethnic history are a tripartite combination that rarely comes together. Yet that is exactly what Rite of Passage, a new independent movie, accomplishes. Blending “steampunk,” a traditionally niche genre, with African-American historical fiction, attempts to create an entirely new space of storytelling."

Blog - Steampunk India – Suna Dasi,

Photographs from the Steampunk Ball, held at the St Albans Museum in March 2014

Blog - Clockwork Horizon teaser/excerpt, by Therese Woodson. The story follows the life of Malachi Covington, an affluent resident of Aerial City, who lives by the stringent expectations of his wealthy uncle. However, Malachi dreams of airships and adventure.

March 24 - March 30, 2014
It's time to vote! Steampunk Chronicle's Reader's Choice Awards ,runs through April 22nd. Kevin Steil is up for best Personality, and Airship Ambassador is up for Best Website

Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Part 2, author of Aurorarama and Luminous Chaos

Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Conclusion

Kickstarter - Skies of Fire comic, An epic new comic featuring gigantic diesel-powered airships and their duels in the high skies. Not steampunk but certainly of interest, because of *Airships*! Skies of Fire takes place in the fictional Aquilan Empire, a kingdom roughly analogous to post-WW1 Great Britain. Instead of a navy, the Aquilans maintain a vast fleet of airships to defend its colonies, trade routes, and holdings. In the center of the Empire lies a monstrous, never-ending storm called The Expanse. It’s so dangerous not even the Royal Fleet dares venture into it for fear of losing its ships, personnel, and cargo. Naturally, that’s made The Expanse a haven for those who would prey on the Empire for their own gain. Ends April 11th.

Seattle Geekly review of The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series by Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine

Kickstarter coming for the English translation of the series "Shadows of Mars." March 28 will start a crowdsourcing campaign for an honorable and interesting initiative: The English translation of the saga of Augusto Chiarle. He requires a hand by all steamers to be able to translate his saga in English and then be able to make available for the entire globe.

Free steampunk ebook - Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 1 by Mark Fenger. Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.

Free steampunk ebook - The Basics of Flight by Joyce Chng. The Basics of Flight describes young Katherine Riley’s struggle to become an air-ship (called a ‘leo-fin’ in the story) pilot in a steampunk Victorian England. It depicts her learning journey at the Flight Academy, an institution established to train budding pilots and navigators.

Free steampunk ebook - Defender of the Departed by Jeff Young. When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...

Free steampunk ebook - Dr. Herbert Goode, His Mechanical Girl and the End of the World by Amber X. Predicting the fallout from a new power source, a lone scientist now lives in solitary companionship with his final creation, watching the world pass by through glass and sorrow. Living day to day in their shelter against the outside horrors, they await the end of the world.

Free steampunk ebook - Kaboom! by Django Mathijsen. Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.

Art - "Steampunk" by TaKe-bamboo on DeviantArt.com

Art - steampunk flying aircraft by jamis27 on DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Krakow in color by SammaeL89 on DeviantArt.com

Art - Steampunk Coaches by GremlinCat on DeviantArt.com

Art - Torpedo Boat by ShadowHyperreal on DeviantArt.com

Airship Cake by Elizabeth Marek. One of her most favorite clients ever asked me to create a steampunk cake for her husbands birthday.

Kickstarter - Skies of Fire by a new comic created and written by Vincenzo Ferriero and Ray Chou with art by Pablo Peppino. Skies is an epic adventure centered on gigantic, diesel-powered airships and their duels on the high skies

Watch - Felix vs the Leyden Jars

Watch - The Cog is Dead - Aimee

Watch - Steampunk Music - Steam Airships by Brandon Fiechter

Listen - The War of the Princes on Youtube

Article - Silk, Brass and Corsets about Photographer Gary Nicholls

Gaming - Steamfortress Victory RPG

Blog - Nautilus, a post about the variations of the famous submarine from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Blog - Tea time with steampunks, a recap of a Milwaukee Steampunk Society outing

New book release - Dawn's Early Light by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

New book release - The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross

New book release - Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett

New book release - Emilie and the Sky World by Martha Wells

New book release - The iron Jackal by Chris Wooding

New book release - Remnants of Tomorrow by Kassy Tayler

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #24 – A bushel of Steampunk Reviews, today’s Non-Euclidean Æthercast’s episode take a look at two Steampunk works, an EP and a book, a geek rock album and a Cthulhu Mythos movie

March 17 - March 23, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Part 1, author of Aurorarama and Luminous Chaos

Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, Part 2, author of Anatomy of Steampunk

Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, Conclusion

Read - Beyond the Rails: Episode #1, a short story by Jack Tyler

Free steampunk ebook - Angel Eyes By William Vitka. The Authority rules over the blighted metropolis from their airships on high. The only reason the malicious masters approach the dirty streets is to kidnap members of the underclass for experimentation. But they didn't count on one woman and her quest for revenge.

Free steampunk ebook - The Eternal Gateway Book One: Requiem Series: The Eternal Gateway By SB Jones. Book one of The Eternal Gateway trilogy. A steampunk fantasy adventure that crosses paths with time traveling twists that bring you back to where it all started.

Free steampunk ebook - The Circus Infinitus Stories Volume 1 Series: The circus Infinitus, Book 1, By Ethan Somerville. The Circus Infinitus is a mysterious travelling carnival that moves from place to place as though by magic, appearing fully set up and ready to entertain the nineteenth century world with its fantastic shows and bizarre cast of characters.

Free steampunk ebook - A Steampunk Valentine By Steampunk.com. Stories and poems from the Steampunk.com Saint Valentine's Day Short Short Competition

Free steampunk ebook - Tales of the Airship Neverland Vol 1.5 : Fairy Dust Never Rusts By John White. One year before recovering Peter from Universe I, the Neverland crew leaves to enjoy the beach on the beautiful island of Krakatoa only to discover the treacherous East India Trading Company also has designs on the isle. Young Angela “Tinker” Belle, the ship’s newly minted engineer, finds she must rescue the crew, as well as the Fatimah, the dangerous leader of the Yom Junood Mermaids.

Free Kindle book - Lady of Devices: A steampunk adventure novel (Magnificent Devices) by Shelley Adina. Book One of the Magnificent Devices series, a novel of 54,000 words. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, whose talents lie not in the ballroom, but in the chemistry lab, where things have a regrettable habit of blowing up. When she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her talents may encompass more than the invention of explosive devices.

The Infernal Aether, Author Pete Oxley needs your help to prepare his debut novel, "The Infernal Aether," for a successful print and ebook launch. "In the Fifteenth Century, the Aether held the universe together. In the Nineteenth Century, it just might tear it apart."

Blog - Improvising Steampunk Fashion or The Murder of a Perfectly Good Jacket

Watch - Location Tour for Steampunk Invasion, being held Sept 12-14, Dallas Texas

Steampunk Events for April 2014 at TOR.com

Review - Art exhibit at Seoul Arts Center in South Korea.

Artist Sam Van Olffen at Steampunk Art Exhibition in Art Center IDA

Arirang News report about Steampunk Art Exhibition in Seoul's Art Center

Art - Three Gates of Destiny by Park Jong Deok

Art - Cathedrale - a - Vapeur by Sam Van Olffen

An Ode To 19th And 20th Century Ingenuity Via Steampunk Springfield by New England Public Radio

Blog - What's the point of Steampunk?

Blog - Steampunk Music - Victor Sierra

Arclight Revelation Tianmar~ free steampunk rpg

Releasing Soon - The Nemesis Engines by Olivier Blanchard

March 10 - March 16, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, author of Anatomy of Steampunk

Watch "Steam Speed" on Youtube, The Great Steampunk Race!

Interview with two authors of the Ácronos steampunk anthology, Josue' Ramos and Paulo César Ramírez

Read - Excerpt from Dawn’s Early Light – by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

Tales from the Archives, Volume III: Part Two, steampunk podcast. Struggling against the dark claustrophobia lingering around them in their descent of the Money Pit, Hill and Tremblay navigate hydrological systems and digging technology to discover what has taken refuge under Oak Island.

Call for Steampunk, YA, & LGBTQ+ Authors to Participate in the 2014 SE Wisconsin Festival of Books

Interview with Michael Coorlim, author of the Galvanic Century series

Kickstarter - Steampunked Time Machine - The Mad Scientist's Card Game by Nord Games. Be the first to assemble a steam powered Time Machine by whatever means necessary. Steal, break and thwart your way to victory! Ends March 23rd

Luxembourg Short Movie Mr Hublot wins the Oscar

Fundraiser - Mr. Flip's Carnival Of Wonders & Curiousities, Help fund and save this steampunk festival. Without our venue, we have no festival. Mr. Flip's would end up as just a bunch of photographs and memories of the past two years. We need your help to keep that from happening.

The Gilded Age comic, from Terminus Media. 1877. The full dawn of Industrial Revolution has collided with the twilight of the age of magic and alchemy, leading to a most curious progeny: self-aware clockwork men. Man-made machines, with clockwork gears and steam-powered joints, serve man even as the followers of the old ways continue to nurse growing resentment of these new creations.

Book fundraiser - Clockwork Twist: Dreamer by Emily Thompson. a steampunk novel that will immerse you in a lush and vibrant word in the heart of the Victorian era. Airship pirates rule the skies. Everyone you meet could be a magical creature like a Djinn, a Kitsune or a Vampire in disguise. Bustles, top hats, and goggles are the fashion of the day. Twist is an unassuming clock maker, happy in his quiet and solitary life in London. He is also the owner of a powerful heightened sense known as a Sight. With a single touch, he can feel and understand the damage in anything he touches. This is helpful when mending clockwork, but torturous in social situations.

Steampunked Doctor Who Playmobil

Steampunk Playmobil Airship by Emma J

Blog - Steampunk Lego, part 2

Watch - All Things Victorian by Victoriana Lady Lisa, The premiere show of a new series about Victorians - yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Free steampunk ebook - Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky By Eleanor Prophet. Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.

Free steampunk ebook - And They Called Her Spider (Galvanic Century) by Michael Coorlim. In their debut adventure, London is in the grip of an unstoppable assassin known only as the Spider, and consulting detectives James Wainwright and Alton Bartleby have been commissioned to catch her. Can the surly inventor and savvy gentleman track her down and stop her string of murders, or will Queen Victoria be her next victim?

Free steampunk ebook - Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One) By B.J. Keeton Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots and thieves…an epic tale of power, greed, and corruption. Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!.

Free steampunk ebook - Professor Greenbolt's Aetheric Marvels By Melinda Bardon. An eccentric toymaker comes to the sleepy town of Burr Ridge, and the townsfolk are delighted with his aether-powered wonders. Things are not at all what they appear, however, as Burr Ridge's children soon find out.

Free steampunk ebook - The War of Antiquities: One Series: The War of Antiquities By SB Jones. Discover the origins of the heroes and villains of The Eternal Gateway. The War of Antiquities is a multi-part short story romantic drama set in a steampunk fantasy world.

Steampunk Sidecar, by Marco Fulrlanetto, an Italian artist.

Call for submissions - THE SEA IS OURS: TALES OF STEAMPUNK SOUTHEAST ASIA by Rosarium Publishing. Ends June 30th

Call for Submissions - Cairo by Gaslight, Edited by Brandon Black. Ends March 31st

Steampunk Raffle by Aadenian Ink, publishers of the novella, Encante

March 3 - March 9, 2014
Steamcon Announces Closure

Tarot of Brass & Steam, the tarot deck of the steampunk alternate reality, encompassing not just traditional Victorian enviornments, but examining what steampunk might have been like at all corners of the globe.

Steampunk Band, Victor Sierra, Comes to The Steampunk World's Fair!, Help Victor Sierra bring their new album, Yesterday's Tomorrow, all the way from Paris, France to The Steampunk World's Fair this May! Ends April 16.

Art of Victorian Futurism exhibit , Seoul, South Korea. With James Ng, Art Donovan and others. Now through May 18

Watch the adventures of Felix Blithedale, now on Youtube

The 20,000 Leagues Remake That Almost Was, Ron Miller talkes about a 1984 Dino DeLaurentiis project

Steampunk samurai in Dark Horse' Toshiro, June 2014, The mechano-samurai Toshiro travels a Victorian clockwork world, battling horrors too dark for mankind. With his mysterious partner, the world-famous adventurer Quicksilver Bob, Toshiro must face Earth’s greatest foe yet: the soul-stealing, zombie-creating jellyfish from beyond.

Steamcon convention closes, per Facebook posting on March 9th

February 24 - March 2, 2014
Blog - dreadful objectivity: steampunk in Africa

Tales from the Archives, Volume III: One, 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.

WSJ Article - The Man Who Makes Steampunk, Bruce Rosenbaum likes to turn old objects into useful things. That is how he started steampunking before he knew what it was.

Kickstarter - Frenchy and the Punk's New CD Project, Studio-bound to record the follow up to Hey Hey Cabaret! The CD will be bursting with new tunes to fill your ears and heart with! Ends March 26.

Free e-book - The Irizinium Priestess By Moira Hodgkinson, Once a Priestess of the great Metalwork Palace, a great engineer and sculptress, Lady Solivante is a wretched, beautiful shadow of who she used to be. Infected and craving blood-iron, she can only take comfort now in the touch of flesh against her metal as her time runs out.

Free e-book - Before the Chase: An Anthology By Dara Fogel, Imagine a bold world in which descendants of an ancient mystical order secretly struggle to keep the forces of darkness at bay, utilizing every means and device at their disposal. Magic, mystery and strange technology beckon from beyond the limits of history and belief.

Free e-book - Sparks - Tales from the Provinces By Joseph Bouchard, Welcome to the Provinces. This anthology contains 6 flash-fiction stories set within an engaging steampunk sci-fi style world. You will meet key players in my upcoming novels, both heroes and villains, as they struggle through important moments in their lives.

Free e-book - Little Agnes and the Shopkeeper Sham By Stella Drexler, An idiotic shopper meets the dodgy and precocious Little Agnes Crowley and her animated clockwork cadaver, Vic, at the Grand Opening of Mr. Begum's House of Oddity and Curios of Dubious Origin and is delighted by the collection of Scalp Extrapolators, death rays, gauntlets and the mysterious Mutable Impetus Cannon.

Free e-book - Morgan vs The Invaders from the Mirror Dimension By Lloyd Robert, Young Morgan just wants to do what is right. Doing what is right for his family and his world. When Alex Morgan is faced with the mystery of the appearance of the Mirror Men he rushes to investigate. Alex's life changes as well as other things. Will Alex have the strength to do what he thinks as right?

Call for artists - STEEL CITY STEAMPUNK Juried Exhibition, submit your work for the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center’s 2014 steampunk exhibition. This campus-wide event will attract visitors from all over the country and provide an inclusive and educational source of fun for the Southern Colorado area and beyond during the summer of 2014. Our guest juror Art Donovan, renowned artist and author of “The Art of Steampunk”, will choose artists to exhibit their artwork for this event, as well as one of the two cash awards that will be offered for the Steel City Steampunk Juried Exhibition.

Brass - a pop-up restaurant by The Steampunk Chef, March 31 — at Supino Pizza Seatings at 6 PM and 8 PM, Dining is by reservation only; Availability is limited to 24 people per seating.

Anachrocon Reorganizes Amid Controversy Surrounding Chairman

Exclusive! Jay Noel’s THE DRAGONFLY WARRIOR Excerpt at Beyond Victoriana

What is Steampunk? by Andre Savetier, covering the origins of steampunk

February 17 - February 23, 2014
Touring Steampunk Paris by SJ Chambers and Arthur Morgan

Art - Steampunk Train by wolfblueeyes at deviantart.com

Carlsbad mall security banishes steampunk group, "Over 40 people in steampunk garb (Victorian dress meets sci-fi/time traveler) were turned away from the Westfield Plaza Mall in Carlsbad on February 9 — mall security told them to leave because they were breaking the mall’s “code of conduct.”"

ABC 10 News - Steampunk group says they were escorted out of Carlsbad mall because of their clothing

Steampunk Carousel Outing Cut Short By Security Guards - Did Mall Overreact To Steampunk Meet Up?

Petition for a public apology from Westfield Plaza Mall, and from District general manager Becky Smith for the treatment a number of steampunks received from mall security on February 9, 2014.

Artist Brian Kessinger wins PORTAL Design contest, "Brian's winning design is entitled "The Cake is a Fabrication" and depicts Portal heroine Chelle in steampunk style, complete with dimension-jumping cephalopod action. It's a beautiful piece of stylized fan art that merges steampunk with gaming lore."

Free Kindle book on March 5 and 6 - The Journals of Thaddeaus Shockpocket - Albion 77 by Henry Walton. "Thaddeaus Shockpocket is Henry’s first book series for young adults. "

February 3 - February 9, 2014
Free ebook - The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, the Series By K.H. Koehler, Prepare yourself for a world where supernatural creatures and steampunk technology collide!

Free ebook - Cat and Mouse By Joshua (J.E.) Dyer, A short story taking Steampunk out to sea. The crew of the USS Endeavor are caught in a match of wits and stragegy.

Free ebook - Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf By Stella Drexler, Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.

Free ebook - Ruby Celeste and the Ghost Armada By Nicholas J. Ambrose, **ADULT** Prepare to enter a dangerous place—the world of sky pirates!

Free ebook - Clockwork Nessie By Claire Gillian, An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.

Art - No one expects the Imperial Inquisition! - WH40000 by alberti

Art - Pain Is Righteousness Entering The Body by xXAnemonaXx


2014 Steampunk Chronicle Valentine eCards! "Send your sweetie a free steamy Valentine courtesy of Steampunk Chronicle. Once again we have teamed up with great artists for the Steampunk Chronicle 2014 Valentine's eCard. Just fill out your infomation and your intended will have one of five Steampunk themed Valentine's eCard lovingly delivered to their inbox. Send as many as you want! Tell your friends! Tell your loves! Tell you enemies how much you love to be enemies!"

Win The Jupiter Chronicles, Win the first two books in The Jupiter Chronicles series’ The Secret of the Great Red Spot and The Ice Orphan of Ganymede.

Coming soon - The Ice Orphan of Ganymede, Book Two of the Children’s Steampunk Series, The Jupiter Chronicles

Instructables - Steampunked Talking Book

Instructables - Hemisphere keyboard

Instructables - Secret Server, server hidden in a book

Instructables - Nixie Lantern Clock

Free Kindle ebook - Clockwork Looking Glass by Michael Rigg, free only between Feb 10 and Feb 14th, 2014. Clockwork Looking Glass follows the journey of “Alice” as she struggles to make sense of her surroundings, piecing them together with the strange visions and nightmares that are her only link to who she really is. It's a fantasy set in an alternate reality, an urban Steampunk universe that moves from the bronze and iron towers of New Yorke and haunted Philadelphia to the plantations of Louisiana, the Citadel of Thinking Machines and finally to the key that could bring Alice home... or destroy everything: Atlantis.

Art - Mr. Lunger's Splendiferous Stovepipe by 47ness

January 27 - February 2, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World - Welcome!, the global event has begun and takes place during the whole month of February 2014

Steampunk Hands Around the World - Official Links Page

Mechanical Kingdoms: Steam-Driven Visions of a Victorian Future, February 22, Disneyana on Main Street, U.S.A. inside Disneyland® park, Join us as we welcome artists, Dave Avanzino, Jim Crouch, Jeremy Fulton, Brian Kesinger, Noah, Mark Page, Michael Peraza and Javier Soto at Mechanical Kingdoms, featuring conceptual designs and ideas for an array of inventive vehicles, machines and gadgets, does share some of the same inspirations as steampunk, most prominently a fascination with the extravagantly inventive visions of tomorrow expressed by such Victorian futurists as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. So don your petticoats and bustles or your suits and old military storm coats, pull on your brass goggles, dangle your ray gun from your hip and get ready for an adventure that takes us forward into the past, as seen through the eyes of Disney artists and designers.

Prologue to New Novel in the Pat O’Malley Steampunk Series, Jim Musgrave’s best-selling Pat O’Malley Steampunk Mystery Series has announced the new book being created, and it continues Detective O’Malley’s confrontation with the strange Society living beneath Central Park.

Blog - Why is February 2014 International Steampunk Month?

Indiegogo - Alice Of Wonderland Trading Card Game, We have created the Alice Of Wonderland Trading Card Game with easy and simple game rules for all age levels to be able to play. Our game consists of characters based on a Steampunk Wonderland world, and also includes other fairy tale characters in the public domain that have been re-imagined.

Art - Ral Zarek by deschamps. Illustration from Magic the Gathering's Duel of the Planeswalkers.

Art - Steampunk Batman/Joker by Crazylegs76, for Steampunk contest at CG Hub

Art - Wolverine Steampunk Redesign by artina

Art - Steampunk Character sketch by VinodRams

Art - The Steampunk Harem by AlyFell

Blog - Punks of Steampunk, "a well thought out study of how we are "punking" traditional views and ideas on everything from period accuracy to how we view being physically challenged or other gendered. It is a wonderful piece of work that really shows how huge, international and Splendid this genre/community is."

Blog - This Thing Called Steampunk at Steampunk Tourist

Blog - Vintage Art Works, paper sculptures by Lance Oscarson

Kickstarter - Shadowbinders Book II, The Shadowbinders webcomic has been online for nearly four years at www.shadowbinders.com. Thanks to Kickstarter, we funded a print collection of the first six chapters in 2012. That book is nearly sold out. Now we're looking for your help to produce a follow-up -- SHADOWBINDERS: Book Two! Ends March 7.

Free ebook - The Nephele Ship: Volume One - The Frozen Workshop, By Luke Shephard, After a catastrophe that covered half the world in inhospitable ice, a team of treasure hunters finds a lead about a mysterious workshop said to contain miraculous and wondrous inventions that could be worth fortunes.

Free ebook - The Orderly By Louise Stanley, Kostya Prilukhov volunteered to fight, but ended up swabbing floors and making tea in a hospital. When he meets the enigmatic Captain Piech, an offer to see the front ends up as a lot more

Free ebook - Abigail Abernathy: All-Night Analytical Engine Analyst By TR Goodman, All Abigail Abernathy wants is a respectable job where she can put her knowledge of analytical engines to use. The Royel Trading Company of Bristol provides her with just such an opportunity, but not everyone is pleased to have her aboard.

Free ebook - Tales of Calopa: The Fahlworth Papers By Xero Reynolds, Savior. Visionary. Genius. Monster. No other name can inspire such awe and fear for those living on Calopa as does "Absalohm". However, one man alone does not an empire make. What of those who worked hand in hand with Absalohm to usher in the technological renaissance? What part did celebrated inventor Jeremiah Fahlworth have to play in Absalohm's madness?

Free ebook - The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel By Wendy L. Callahan, Before she was the icy, jilted ex-fiancée in The Chronos Clock, Demetra Ashdown was very much in love with Lord Francis Winterton, who was just as smitten with her. So why did he have to fight so hard to win back her affections three years later? Because of the infamous incident with “the gun”.

January 20 - January 26, 2014
February Steampunk events posted at TOR

Kickstarter - Steampunk Nixie Clock by Kyle Miller at TGT Studios. Handmade Steampunk Nixie Clocks in black walnut, brass, copper and chrome. Blending the 1950's with the 1850's. Fully programmable. Ends Feb 23rd.

Kickstarter - Steampunk for Simpletons A guide for folks who aren't sure what steampunk is all about, by Travis I. Sivart and Wendy L. Callahan. New folks discover steampunk each day, and often their first question is, "What is steampunk?", and their second question is, "What do you do?". Ends Feb 20th

Kickstarter - Boston Metaphysical Society - Steampunk Comic by Madeleine Holly-Rosing. An ex-Pinkerton detective and his spirit photographer partner battle supernatural forces in late 1800's Boston. Ends Feb 21st

Watch - Steampunk Music - Steam Mechanics by Brandon Fiechter

Watch - What is Steampunk? - The TeslaCon Panel by Steampunk Chronicle

Watch - Spieldose (Steampunk Music)

Slideshow from Her Royal Majesty's Steampunk Symposium 2014

Nomination time - Steampunk Chronicle 2014 Readers Choice Awards, Here is your chance to let the rest of the Steampunk community know your opinion on the best of Steampunk this year. Nominations phase – Starts in January through February 28, 2014. Voting Phase – March 15 – April 12, 2014

January 13 - January 19, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World, the official announcement on Airship Ambassador about a global event taking place during the whole month of February 2014

Airship Ambassador interview with Jonathan Burgess, author of Chasing the Lantern

Jonathan Burgess, part 2

Jonathan Burgess, part 3

Art - Steampunk Narwhal

Watch - The Makers, video by Pecktec from Teslacon IV

Watch - Lies Of The Machine - The dishonorable death of the honorable Captain Vasilij, LOTM is a fresh, new band from the heart of Eastern-Europe, Hungary, centered around an alternate history steampunk world. Our music is an amalgamation of several genres

Watch - The Gin Song - The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing

Read - A Study in Ashes by Emma Jane Holloway, As part of her devil’s bargain with the industrial steam barons, Evelina Cooper is finally enrolled in the Ladies’ College of London. However, she’s attending as the Gold King’s pet magician, handcuffed and forbidden contact with even her closest relation, the detective Sherlock Holmes.

Read - Shadowdance: The Darkest London Series: Book 4 by Kristen Callihan, Life has been anything but kind to Mary Chase. But the Society for the Suppression of Supernaturals has given her purpose. Now she's been tasked with catching a vicious murderer dubbed the Bishop of Charing Cross. But someone is already on the case-and the last thing he relishes is a partner.

Read - Perdido Street Station by China Mieville. Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in perpetual fear of Parliament and its brutal militia. The air and rivers are thick with factory pollutants and the strange effluents of alchemy, and the ghettos contain a vast mix of workers, artists, spies, junkies, and whores. In New Crobuzon, the unsavory deal is stranger to none—not even to Isaac, a brilliant scientist with a penchant for Crisis Theory.

Read - Airborn by Kenneth Oppel. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted; convinced he's lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies

Read - Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve. The great traction city London has been skulking in the hills to avoid the bigger, faster, hungrier cities loose in the Great Hunting Ground. But now, the sinister plans of Lord Mayor Mangus Crome can finally unfold.

Listen - Krypton Radio's interview with Thomas Willeford, episode 46

Read through the online RPG thread for Steampunk Mars 2 In the year 1878, the discovery of the Phlebotinum Reactor enabled mankind to travel the luminiferous aether between worlds. Exploratory voyages were launched by adventurous souls from around the world. The moon turned out to be a disappointing dusty plain devoid of interesting features, while Venus was a dense fetid jungle teeming with virulent diseases. But on Mars mankind found a populous, ancient civilization of a new race of humans. The race was on for the earthly powers to carve out niches to explore and exploit this new frontier. It is now 1880, and the scramble for Mars is on!

New online RPG - Steampunk in Space

Read - The Aether Chronicle #4 by Leslie Orton at the Steampunk Writers and Artist Guild

National Tour of Steampunk-Inspired The Fantasticks Opens Jan. 17 in Rapid City

Lego steampunk spider, based on Arliss Loveless's tarantula contraption from the movie version of The Wild Wild West

Review - Mike Resnick's The Doctor and the Dinosaurs By Sandy Amazeen

Listen - Jim Musgrave joins Authors on the Air, Jim is the author of the Steam City Pirates and the critically acclaimed Pat O’Malley series.

Steampunk Maleficent dragon to star in new Festival of Fantasy parade at Walt Disney World

fanzone art nov winners - anime steampunk!

One low steampunk chopper, ground hugging motorcycle when parked

Artwork Gallery at Steampunker.De

January 6 - January 12, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World, the official announcement on Airship Ambassador about a global event taking place during the whole month of February 2014

DC Comics Goes Steampunk This February with 20 Killer Covers

Steampunk Symposium announces Guest of Honour – Emilie P Bush

Watch - Eugen - The steampunk musical, Short musical premiered at the 22nd Days of Croatian Film.

Watch - AURELIA: Edge of Darkness Season Two Trailer, In the second season of this steampunk fantasy web show, the citizens of Aurelia must confront the challenges raised by bringing a supernatural power into their scientific world. Join the show at theatrics.com/aurelia and help tell the story!

Watch - DIY Vibratory Tumbler, a view from Jake Von Slatt's workshop

Watch - The Wizard of OZ: A Steampunk Adventure