Steampunk News round up 06/03/2015

  At Bonhams: Rare Victorian “Photographs of the Elliot Marbles” Fine Books & Collections Magazine A rare copy of Photographs of the Elliot Marbles by the Victorian photographer Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) is to be sold at Bonhams sale of Fine… Free steampunk workout videos Boing Boing Vermont, the little Holland of the United States, has been a leader in pot decriminalization, gay marriage, and socialist presidential candidates. One of… Ghost in the Machine: Steampunk & Cyberpunk Collide, as Novel Races to Rescue Personal … Digital Journal ‘Ghost in the Machine’ bucks literary trends to fuse cyberpunk, steampunk, adventure and fantasy. … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 06/03/2015

Steampunk inventor Richard “Datamancer” Nagy dies?

Boing Boing has posted an obituary about Richard R Nagy – better known as Datamancer – losing his life in a car accident. The obvious use of the word “apparently” suggests that they’re not entirely sure. The Gatehouse has also reported on it and they don’t seem 100% positive either. If it’s true, then the loss of his life will be felt throughout the steampunk community. Everyone is familiar with his legendary steampunk laptops and other contraptions that he seemed to get perfect every time. Indeed, I was only reading an interview with him on Thursday that discussed his newest … Continue reading Steampunk inventor Richard “Datamancer” Nagy dies?

News round up – 03/10/2013

This weeks pickings from around the world include an American town holding a historical event and they most certainly don’t want steampunks there! I say! But they would like a separate steampunk event. You can also build your very own steampunk thermometer and there’s one of the most expensive difference engines I’ve seen. Arguably because it’s steampunk. It is very pretty, though. The Durango Herald has reported on a historical event that doesn’t want steampunks to attend. Games website Gamasutra has posted a press release on a new steampunk themed game called Cedaria: Blackout The gadgeteer will show you how … Continue reading News round up – 03/10/2013