Interview with Tayliss Forge

Many steampunks around the world will be familiar with the name Tayliss Forge. From her first experience of steampunk at a convention in 2009, she’s built up a large fanbase on social media. Partially down to her exceptional skills at making steampunk costumes as well as her many modelling shoots and of course being a super nice person to talk to. In this interview, she chats about her steampunk origins, her love of conventions and her involvement with the amazing League of S.T.E.A.M. Continue reading “Interview with Tayliss Forge”

Interview with Kirstie Williams of CuriousCephalopods

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Copyright Kirstie Williams, used with permission

I may have been tempting fate by getting in touch with someone who uses the word Cephalopod in their company name (I already spelled it wrong just then – thank you spell checker). But I have an affection for Octopuses, so when I saw some of the work coming from CuriousCephalopod (did it again) I had to get in touch and find out more about these wonderful pieces of art. Continue reading “Interview with Kirstie Williams of CuriousCephalopods”

Steampunk News round up 25/02/2015

Steampunk: Gears, Gadgetry, and Genre of Victorian Science Fiction! Guardian Liberty Voice Steampunk! The word is likely to raise a few eyebrows when mentioned. What does it mean? Steampunk is a new genre about Victorian Science… NetEnt Releases New Steampunk-themed Game: Steam Tower Online Casino Reports (press release) NetEnt’s slots are well-known for their creative and original themes, and the case is not different with Steam Tower which explores the steampunk… The Order: 1886 – Is This What People Want From A New Games Console? The Order 1886, Sony’s steampunk shooter, has been criticised for its linear design and … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 25/02/2015

Steampunk model gets trouble for not being steampunk enough

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Back in July this year, steampunk model Amy Wilder attended the San Diego Comic Convention wearing a gold bikini, coupled with a gun, holster, short jacket and obligatory goggles. Since then she’s had a lot of flak about whether the outfit was steampunk or not. Continue reading “Steampunk model gets trouble for not being steampunk enough”