Steampunk drinks coasters

Every time I come across something like this, I have the chorus to Sir Reginald Pikedevant’s song “Just glue some gears on it (and call it steampunk)” swimming around in my head. These have a dubious link to steampunk, to say the least, but you may like them. Via: Gadgetsin.com Related articles Could the commercialisation of steampunk be its downfall? Continue reading Steampunk drinks coasters

Steampunk contest close to ending

Steampulpfantasy.com have announced that there’s only two weeks until the end of their Steampunk it! competition. The challenge is to create something and send it to them in the form of a photograph, drawing, text, podcast, video etc. So essentially, you don’t even need to make it. Considering that steampunks are voracious in their appetite for assimilation of modern products, it’s going to be a rough ride. Still, why not tootle over and have a go. There’s a PDF file in it for you if you win. Via: Steampulpfantasy   Continue reading Steampunk contest close to ending

Steampunk described by an outsider

Arguably, the funniest review of steampunk I’ve read. She sounds like quite a character.     Without looking anything up, here’s what I (think I) know about steampunks: They seem like people who liked Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” video about four million times more than I did (and I liked it okay except for the sad parts with the monkey, which I hated). They are into old-timey Victorian clothing but with an industrial-age/apocalyptic twist that displays in the form of huge metal goggles and magnifying glasses hanging off of waistcoats and shit. And, um, it’s because… olde ways are better … Continue reading Steampunk described by an outsider