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May 14, 2018 – May 20, 2018
Industrial meets Victorian in new Iron Smoke tasting room in Fairport

Games – Steampunk Tower 2 review

Stage Play - LIFE! Steampunk at Glenn Performing Arts Center

Steampunk invades the Colorado Railroad Museum (PHOTOS)

Full steam ahead for Steampunk NZ Festival

Kickstarter - Ironrise - A Steampunk Adventure Board Game, ends June 7

Fantastic Escape rooms open in Lisbon, Iowa

Ottoman steampunk – a review of ‘The Peace Machine’ by Özgür Mumcu, translated by Mark David Wyers

Wallpaper - Old World Map

Blog - The Meaning of Steampunk Fantasy

Read - Railroad! Volume Eleven: Elephant in the Doom by Tonia Brown, Dodger and the crew run into an old friend while on their way to confront an old enemy. Duncan, the Variable Height Cowboy is back, and this time he's brought a whole circus with him. The circus is missing one feisty elephant, stolen by one feisty Kitty. Dodger and friends will fetch the elephant to save the day, but also learn more than one nasty truth in the process. It's pachyderms and panic in this episode of the ongoing serial adventure.

Read - The Iron Wyrm Affair by Lilith Saintcrow, Emma Bannon, forensic sorceress in the service of the Empire, has a mission: to protect Archibald Clare, a failed, unregistered mentath. His skills of deduction are legendary, and her own sorcery is not inconsiderable. It doesn't help much that they barely tolerate each other, or that Bannon's Shield, Mikal, might just be a traitor himself. Or that the conspiracy killing registered mentaths and sorcerers alike will just as likely kill them as seduce them into treachery toward their Queen.

Read - Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff, The Shima Imperium verges on the brink of environmental collapse; an island nation once rich in tradition and myth, now decimated by clockwork industrialization and the machine-worshipers of the Lotus Guild. When hunters of Shima's imperial court are charged by their Shogun to capture a legendary griffin, they fear their lives are over.

Read - The Light Ages by Ian MacLeod, In a Victorian England dominated by an industry and wealth created through the power of magic, an ambitious young man finds himself torn between his love for his childhood sweetheart and his disdain for the world to which she yearns to belong

Read - The Iron Thorn by Caitlin Kittredge, In the city of Lovecraft, the Proctors rule and a great Engine turns below the streets, grinding any resistance to their order to dust. The necrovirus is blamed for Lovecraft's epidemic of madness, for the strange and eldritch creatures that roam the streets after dark, and for everything that the city leaders deem Heretical—born of the belief in magic and witchcraft. And for Aoife Grayson, her time is growing shorter by the day.

Art - Steampunk ACEO III by Diarment

Art - Oure Steam Rail layer by 47ness

Art - Steampunk Interface by pinochioo-5

Art - Steampunk Pocketwatch 2 by FlyingViperArt

Art - Steampunk Sci-Fi Necklace by xxPreciousMomentsxx


May 7, 2018 – May 13, 2018
Book Review - Love Queer Steampunk? Read Murder on the Titania

Blog – Does Pro Wrestling Belong in Steampunk?

Interview - Meet freelance concept artist and illustrator, James Ng @jamesngart

Acquisition Announcement: SOULLESS ILLUSTRATED EDITION, a special illustrated hardcover edition , releasing on September 18, 2018

An Interview With the Cosplayer Ofeibea Loveless

Kickstarter - New Music from French American Duo Frenchy and the Punk, ends May 24

Blog - Genre Hell Part III - Steampunk

Kickstarter - Enter The Asylum, A comic book about Steampunk characters who can be found at many a Steampunk event in the UK.

Steampunks Take Over Waltham: Watch City Steampunk Photos

Comic - Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 Review – I Am Alice Man

What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Jamie Chung @jamiechung1?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Smallville/The Haves and the Have Nots actor John Schneider @John_Schneider?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Inhumans actor Sonya Balmores @SonyaBalmores?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Heroes/Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto @ZacharyQuinto?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Gifted actor Amy Acker @AmyAcker?

Historic Cook Book - The Day by Day Cookery Book, 1900

Historic Cook Book - Modern Cookery for Provate Families, 1897

Historic Cook Book - The Experienced English Housekeeper, 1825

Historic Cook Book - The French Cook, 1829

Historic Cook Book – Clever Cooking, 1896


April 30, 2018 – May 6, 2018
Games - Steampunk Rally Review

Book Review - Clockmaker: A Gothic Steampunk Novel

Book Cover Reveal - for final part of Pelyn?k steampunk trilogy by Daniel Tu?ka

Oamaru's Steampunk HQ's attends Trenz, New Zealand tourism industry’s international trade show

Obtainium Works in Vallejo scores two TV shows

Games - They Are Billions Gets Huge New Update ‘The Six Wonders’

Steampunk Dystopia – Only “useful” inventions - A Chronocrypto Short Story (one page)

How do you race a teapot? Learn from some of Steampunk's best

Guns of Icarus Alliance is like steampunk Sea of Thieves... and it just landed on PS4

Games - Tick Tock Steampunk Puzzle Game The Watchmaker Coming This Month

Photo - African Steampunk: Safari Guardian by MakeupSiren

Photo - Against the Industrial Falls by citizenkaneV

Photo - Untitled by Vytenis Malisauskas

Photo – Two Ships That Pass In The Night by Michael Summers

Photo – Steam in Dresden by Ralf Dettler

3D Printing - D6 Gear Die by ikiko

3D Printing - Gears for custom cog work by 7Steam

3D Printing - Captain Nemo's Underwater Gun by grimmindustries

3D Printing - Steampunk Klein Bottle by adamwebb

3D Printing - Steampunk Rally board game character stand by 3E8


April 23, 2018 – April 29, 2018
Frostpunk review: A richly conceived and vividly realised city sim

Simtropolis - SM2 Steampunk Bus Stops

Performing in Japan - Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities: Cirque du Soleil’s whimsical steampunk is thrilling

Games - 39 Days to Mars Review , With a heavy dose of Victorian-era steampunk and Da Vinci-inspired art

Silver Dollar City theme park offers old-fashioned fun and thrills

Games - Steampunk Action Battle Simulator on STEAM

Crafting - Pop-Up Steampunk Birthday Card

Crafting - Steampunk Art: A Mixed Media Take On This Stylish Craft Trend!

Games - Steampunk Society RPG Needs You! Steampunk Society is a FREE play-by-e-mail RPG. This is not a computer moderated game, so there’s no set program to follow.

Games – Guns of Icarus Alliance, releases May 1st for PS4 and PC, Guns of Icarus Alliance is  the ultimate player-vs-player, player-vs-environment, steampunk airship combat game, complete with an ongoing war between six elite factions vying for control of a world ravaged by machines. Up to 32 players can join a match for epic airship battles, with 4 players manning each ship. Or you can team up to take on a devastating AI that learns your habits. In this ever-changing universe, a team’s successes and failures constantly shape and reshape the world based on who dominates the battlefield. In the skies of Guns of Icarus, you and your crew triumph or perish, together.

Read - Railroad! Volume Ten: Of Mice and Mechanical Men by Tonia Brown, Rodger Dodger and the crew of the Sleipnir are on the move once more, and this time they are headed to the small town of Boulder Shadow. The doc thinks he can buy back a valuable ally, and Dodger thinks things aren't as simple as they appear. It's time for Mr. Torque to go on a little side mission as the ghostly Boon tries him on for size. It's of mice and mechanical men in this episode of the ongoing webserial.

Read – A Drowning in Bath by L.A. Nisula, Cassie Pengear had just solved a difficult case in London and was looking forward to a quiet holiday in Bath where she could relax, visit the Regency sights, and read Jane Austin novels. Her cousin Milly had very different ideas of a how to spend their holiday and convinced Cassie to try the mixed bathing at the hotel baths. While there, they witness one of the guests being murdered. With the police insisting it was nothing more than a tragic accident, if she wants to see the killer caught, Cassie has no choice but to try to solve A Drowning in Bath. a traditional mystery with a steampunk setting

Read - The Art of Steampunk by Art Donovan , Welcome to the world of Steampunk: a unique fantasy version of nineteenth century Victorian England imbued with today's technology. Discover the captivating and dynamic world of this emerging genre through the creative vision of today's leading artists.

Read - Lord Kelvin's Machine by James Blaylock, Within the magical gears of Lord Kelvin's incredible machine lies the secret of time. The deadly Dr. Ignacio Narbondo would murder to possess it and scientist and explorer Professor Langdon St. Ives would do anything to use it. For the doctor it means mastery of the world and for the professor it means saving his beloved wife from death. A daring race against time begins...

Read - The Horns of Ruin by Tim Akers

Art - Steampunk Notebook by Diarment

Art - New Banner by 47ness

Art - Steampunk Lightsaber 8 WIP by pinochioo-5

Art - The House that Jack Built by FlyingViperArt

Art - Steampunk Necklace Bug by xxPreciousMomentsxx


April 16, 2018 – April 22, 2018
Airship Ambassador Interview #110 with Lord Bobbins and the Romanian Ruckus author, Sean Patrick Little, Part 1

Airship Ambassador Interview #110 with Lord Bobbins and the Romanian Ruckus author, Sean Patrick Little, Part 2

Airship Ambassador Interview #110 with Lord Bobbins and the Romanian Ruckus author, Sean Patrick Little, Part 3

Airship Ambassador Interview #110 with Lord Bobbins and the Romanian Ruckus author, Sean Patrick Little, Part 4

Props - Ironfest 2018: A nerf gun turned steampunk-themed creation in a few weeks

Steampunk Interest - This steampunk 1700s gadget signs your checks for you

The best 2018 Ironfest photos and videos from social media - a mix of metalwork, steampunk, fandoms, cosplay and much more

Games – Steampunk Tower 2, More turrets, more enemies!

Steampunk Gear Clipart

Submission call:  The Fantasist wants steampunk novellas. Pays $100, due May 1.

What #steampunk persona would you create for Krod Mandoon/Dr Ken actor Marques Ray @marquesray?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Victoria Smurfit @VictoriaSmurfit?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Peaky Blinders actor Alex Macqueen @Alex_Macqueen?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Inhumans actor Ellen Woglom @ellewoglom?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Cleaners producer Paul Leyden @PaulLeyden1?

Historic Cook Book - Foreign Desserts for English Tables, 1862

Historic Cook Book - The Pytchley Book of Refined Cookery, 1885

Historic Cook Book - Warne's Model Cookery, 1871

Historic Cook Book - 1500 Everyday Menus, 1900

Historic Cook Book - Buckmaster's Cookery, 1874


April 9, 2018 – April 15, 2018
First Look at the BBC’s Adaptation of H.G. Wells’ ‘The War of the Worlds’

Jules Vern II by Richard Prazen is one of the sculptures featured at Art Around the Corner, St. George, Utah

Author Gareth Ward's The Traitor and the Thief announced as a Storylines Notable Book 2018

Pirates’ adventure as MATE Productions to hold 'most ambitious show yet'

Wallpaper of the Week: Steampunk Fantasy Machine

Storypunks Podcast #18: (Part 2) Steampunk With Kevin Steil AKA The Airship Ambassador

29 Steampunk Nails That Will Blow Your Mind

What Your CEO Is Reading: Disruption and Work; Steampunk VR

Armoured Engines Hands On – A Steampunk Western about Finding El Dorado

Kickstarter - Bodacious Creed and the Frisco Syndicate , by Jonathan Fesmire, ends May 15, In 1876 undead lawman James "Bodacious" Creed follows an underground crime boss to San Francisco in this steampunk zombie western.

Photo - Real Steampunk Warrior by inhauscreative

Photo - African Steampunk: Safari Guardian by MakeupSiren

Photo - Master and Commander by citizenkaneV

Photo – What If by Pascal Yennis

Photo - S by Martin Moser

3D Printing - STL ver Steampunk Deathstarfish by tibuck

3D Printing - Steampunk Gear Cookie Cutter i3 small by 7Steam

3D Printing - STEAMPUNK OCTOPUS TENTACLES FEEDERS by GentleGiant

3D Printing - Steampunk Icecube Mold by AzuraSinclair

3D Printing - Flight of the Wind Dragon by dutchmogul


April 2, 2018 – April 8, 2018
Steampunk Theme added to Van Buren, Arkansas Festival

A new take on Leonard Bernstein’s comic opera Candide

Central Christian College theater takes on Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days

Book Review: 'Poison or Protect' by Gail Carriger hits all the sweet spots

Gyre: Nova State to Deliver Adaptive Storytelling in a Unique RPG, Evodant Interactive is revealing the next evolution in story generation in its upcoming steampunk-inspired RPG video game titled Gyre: Nova State. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

StoryPunks Podcast - #17: (Part 1) Steampunk With Speaker, Curator, and Consultant Kevin Steil AKA The Airship Ambassador

Kickstarter - Gyre: Nova State, An open world, dystopian, bio-steampunk action RPG By Evodant Interactive , ends April 20, Gyre: Nova State is a dystopian bio-steampunk, action RPG video game where you are a post-futuristic android forging your own unique story inside a world in conflict.  You take on the role of a fresh-from-the-crèche android whose story is unscripted, crafted in real-time with dynamic consequences to your actions.

See the steampunk projects and maps at Planet Minecraft

Games - 'Wild Guns Reloaded' (ALL) Gets Nintendo Switch Date, Wild Guns Reloaded is a fast-paced arcade-style shooter, mixing the Wild West with steampunk.

Photos - Steampunk Saturdays: Snowy Steampunk

Read - Railroad! Volume Nine: The Princess and the Peak by Tonia Brown, Our intrepid hero Rodger Dodger enters the dreams of the sleeping young Sarah Baker, and finds himself the"man in black"of a swords and sorcery and gunplay fantasy. Join the crew of the Sleipnir as they use every bit of talent at their disposal to try and help the catatonic girl wake up without damaging her subconscious in the process. It’s magic and mayhem in this fantastic installment of the Railroad! series.

Read – The Body in the Box Room by L.A. Nisula, When Cassie Pengear agreed to spend the evening with her cousin Milly, and Milly’s latest gentleman caller and his mother, it was with the promise that Milly and her gentleman would not trouble her again unless there was an impending marriage. She did not expect Milly to stumble over a body in her prospective mother-in-law’s box room, and she certainly did not expect Inspector Wainwright to draw the case. Now Milly is convinced they’re all suspects and Cassie is the only one who can figure out who murdered the body in the box room.

Read – Steeplejack by A.J. Hartley, Ang’s world is turned upside-down when her new apprentice Berrit is murdered the same night that the city’s landmark jewel is stolen. Her search for answers behind his death exposes unrest in the streets and powerful enemies. But she also finds help from unexpected friends: a kindhearted savannah herder, a politician’s haughty sister, and a savvy newspaper girl. As troubles mount in Bar-Selehm, Ang must discover the truth behind both murder and theft soon – or else watch the city descend into chaos.

Read – The Warlord of the Air by Michael Moorcock, It is 1973, and the stately airships of the Great Powers hold benign sway over a peaceful world. The balance of power is maintained by the British Empire - a most equitable and just Empire, ruled by the beloved King Edward VIII. A new world order, with peace and prosperity for all under the law. Yet, moved by the politics of envy and perverse utopianism, not all of the Empire's citizens support the marvelous equilibrium.

Read – The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis, Robyn Bennis’s THE GUNS ABOVE is an adventurous military fantasy debut about a nation's first female airship captain. On top of patrolling the front lines, she must also contend with a crew who doubts her expertise, a new airship that is an untested deathtrap, and the foppish aristocrat Lord Bernat, a gambler and shameless flirt with the military know-how of a thimble.

Art - The Aviator by Ironshod

Art - Steampunk Notebook II by Diarment

Art - Sally Sprocket and Pistol Pete - Wallpaper by 47ness

Art - Steampunk Lazer Canon WIP by pinochioo-5

Art - Steampunk Dragon by FlyingViperArt


March 26, 2018 – April 1, 2018
Interview 109 with The Guns Above author, Robyn Bennis, Part 1

Interview 109 with The Guns Above author, Robyn Bennis, Part 2

Interview 109 with The Guns Above author, Robyn Bennis, Part 3

‘ManiFest’ marks Laconia’s 125th birthday with a steampunk theme

COG, a 3D steampunk platformer - Adding Characters to the Game

Whitby Steampunk Weekend is going on tour - and it’s heading to Teesside

Steampunk Interest-Eli Roth's The House with a Clock in Its Walls ticks up the strange scares in first trailer

Scholastic Revs Up 'Mortal Engines' with Movie Tie-ins

Artist Art?ras Tamašauskas Makes Amazing Steampunk Sculptures From Trash

Photos - Homemade steampunk computer

What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Sarah Bolger @SarahBolger?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Incorporated/Taken actor Saad Siddiqui @saadsiddiqui23?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Inhumans actor Serinda Swan @SerindaSwan?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Sean Maguire @sean_m_maguire?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Gifted actor Hayley Lovitt @HayleyLovitt?

Historic Cook Book - How to Cook in Palestine, 1900

Historic Cook Book - Candies and Bonbons and How to Make Them ,1914

Historic Cook Book - The Complete Confectioner, 1790

Historic Cook Book - Menus for Every Day of the Year, 1900, with 828 recipes

Historic Cook Book - 366 Menus and 1200 Recipes of the Baron Brisse, 1884


March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018
Airship Ambassador Interview 108 – Shades of Aether author, Gail B. Williams, Part 1 @GailBWilliams @ShadesOfAether

Airship Ambassador Interview 108 – Shades of Aether author, Gail B. Williams, Part 2 @GailBWilliams @ShadesOfAether

Airship Ambassador Interview 108 – Shades of Aether author, Gail B. Williams, Part 3 @GailBWilliams @ShadesOfAether

Airship Ambassador Interview 108 – Shades of Aether author, Gail B. Williams, Part 4 @GailBWilliams @ShadesOfAether

Airship Ambassador Interview 108 – Shades of Aether author, Gail B. Williams, Part 5 @GailBWilliams @ShadesOfAether

Skylight's "Tales of Hoffmann" is an oddball opera at its most excellent

Song of the Seers: A Play for the Past, Present and Future at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre

Steampunk fun for all the family at the Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular

PREVIEW: The Assassin in the Floating City – The Family Trade, Vol. 1

34+ Stunning Steampunk Party Decorations

3D Printing - Steampunk Corner Frame No. 6 by intrepid

3D Printing - Steampunk Coaster No. 2 by intrepid

3D Printing - Steampunk Style Control Wheel for Delta Tower 3D Printer by de_baseggio

3D Printing - Steampunk Coaster No. 5 by intrepid

3D Printing - CR-10 Steampunk Legs - Control Box under bed mod by Exterminate

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 202: Amok in an Asylum, Transmigrating alone whilst the Professor recovers from his ordeal in the desert, Doctor Petronella Sage is stranded in a lunatic asylum in 1899. Teaming up with a young inmate who is away with the fairies, the Doctor seeks to set the record straight on the health benefits of onanism and test a new modal theory for bringing travelers home.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 203: The Haunted Laboratory, The first opportunity to inspect the space for Doctor Sage’s new laboratory takes a dark turn as a storm wreaks havoc with electrical systems.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 204: Dromedaries of the Old West, Dr Sage hones her skills at pinpointing a time, but selecting where they go is another matter entirely. This month Dr Sage and Professor Savant take a trip back to the ol’ west when the “city of angels” was not much more than a cow town. Camels make another appearance as we explore the history of Brigadier General Edward Beale.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 205: Sage and Savant Circus of Dreams, Our heroes travel back to 1880’s to find themselves circus performers. Professor Savant needs to learn to throw knives with deadly accuracy while Dr Sage struggles with someone encroaching on her territory.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 205: Circus of Dreams part 2, Sage and Savant have their skills and nerves tested as they face the knives, arrows, and rifles while in the guise of circus performers. Don’t miss the exciting conclusion of our special two part December episode, Circus of Dreams.


March 12, 2018 – March 18, 2018
NEWS: Steampunk World's Fair - Cancelled

Steampunk World's Fair – Cancelled, part 2

Steampunk World's Fair – Cancelled, part 3

Steampunk World's Fair – Cancelled, part 4

Steampunk World's Fair – Cancelled, part 5

Games-39 Days to Mars arrives on Windows, Linux and Mac this April

Watch - Time Traveler: Silver Dollar City's newest (steampunk) roller coaster

KS Hawaii previews steampunk rock opera of the 1874 election

Unique fair for all time travellers in June, Australia

Games - DARCO - Reign of Elements: Steampunk meets dragons . , mixes dragons and steampunk in a vast open-world survival game [VIDEO] where you will be pitted against the elements and mechanical creatures trying to kill you at every moment. Developed by TP-Studios, you'll be dropped into a huge world of gigantic ships floating over an endless ocean.

Read - Railroad! Volume Eight: Buffalo Gals by Tonia Brown, It’s time to saddle up once more as Rodger Dodger continues to seek the whereabouts of Commander Rex’s headquarters. Join Dodger as he finds himself plunged head first into a whole mess of trouble, as well as the company of some very persuasive ladies. It’s a date with natives and the unnatural this Railroad! update.

Read – A Spartan Murder by L.A. Nisula, When Cassie Pengear is summoned to Oxford as a suspect in a murder, she assumes it’s by one of the Scotland Yard Inspectors who don’t appreciate her occasional help. She’s surprised to learn it’s from her friend Inspector Burrows and even more startling, he actually begins to give her information on the case of a murdered Oxford don. Startling until she realizes his two best suspects are committing a crime Inspector Burrows would rather overlook simply by being together. Now she’s keeping suspects' secrets while investigating blackmail and murder.

Read – SteamPowered, Steampunk Lesbian Stories, edited by JoSelle Vanderhooft, The fifteen tantalizing, thrilling, and ingenious tales in Steam-Powered put a new spin on steampunk by putting women where they belong -- in the captain’s chair, the laboratory, and one another’s arms. Here you’ll meet inventors, diamond thieves, lonely pawn brokers, clockwork empresses, brilliant asylum inmates, and privateers in the service of San Francisco’s eccentric empire. Though they hail from across the globe and universes far away, each character is driven to follow her own path to independence and to romance. The women of Steam-Powered push steampunk to its limits and beyond.

Read – The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder, London, 1861. Sir Richard Francis Burton - explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne - unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade, for whom pain is pleasure, and brandy is ruin! Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age, and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn't exist at all!

Read – Aurorarama by Jean-Christophe Valtat, A seductive and shockingly inventive literary thriller that entwines suspense, history, the supernatural, adventure, steampunk, and a wicked sense of adventure into an intoxicating new genre.

Art - Steampunk Hearse by GrimDreamArt, at Deviantart.com

Art - Steampunks Angels by Ironshod

Art - Steampunk Ray Gun 2 by Diarment

Art - Mechanical Race Tier 2 by LPeters

Art - Sally Sprocket and Pistol Pete - Issue 1 Cover by 47ness


March 5, 2018 – March 11, 2018
11 chefs to compete in 19th century-inspired History Bites at Mariners' Museum

Tyne Theatre Productions are giving a steampunk flavour to Sondheim's Into The Woods

Steampunk Meets RAF in Winning Imaginative Artwork

Myst and Obduction studio Cyan announces Firmament, a steampunk adventure game (with video trailer)

Model Build – Steampunk Reaper vehicle

Steampunk: What Is It Good For? Cars?

Steampunk for all Ages – Aztec, New Mexico's Third Annual Steampunk Celebration

Pictures from 2017 Flights of Fancy Steampunk Day at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

Steampunk Astronaut, seen at the National Space Centre's Steampunks in Space event

Discover Enigma Cafe, the world’s first kinetic steampunk bar in Cluj, Romania

What #steampunk persona would you create for Emerald City actor Olafur Darri @OlafurDarri?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Keegan Connor Tracy @keegolicious?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Incorporated/Defiance actor Douglas Nyback @dnyback?

What #steampunk persona would you create for The Haves and the Have Nots actor Angela Robinson @Angelarobschild?

What #steampunk persona would you create for Preacher actor Dominic Cooper @dominiccoop?

Historic Cook Book - Egg Cookery, 150 Ways, English and Foreign, 1899

Historic Cook Book - The Tried and True Cook Book of St. George's, 1900

Historic Cook Book - The New Galt Cook Book, 1898

Historic Cook Book - The Canadian Family Cook Book, 1914

Historic Cook Book - Vogue Cook Book, 1900


February 26, 2018 – March 4, 2018
Steampunk Road Trip – Aethercircus Steampunk Festival

Steampunk Road Trip – Cog County Faire

Steampunk Road Trip – The International Steampunk Symposium

Steampunk Road Trip – Coming Back Home

Watch – Interview Tephra Steampunk rpg - Mr Daniel Burrow

Steampunk Hands Around the World! Steampunk Road Trip. Grasping February’s coattails on the way  out.

Steampunk Road Trip – Ucronias

Steampunk Road Trip – Conselho Steampunk

Steampunk Hands Around the World, Lafayette Square

Blog-Men of Steampunk Style ~ From Biffy to Lyall with Everything In Between

3D Printing - Steampunk Light Switch Cover Single No. 3 by intrepid

3D Printing - Clothes Button - Steampunk Gear by Tyhm

3D Printing - Steampunk Gear Fidget Spinner by Scotty-G

3D Printing - Geared Steampunk Earrings by Pandariot779

3D Printing - Steampunk Light Switch Cover Single No. 1 by intrepid

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 110: The Accidental Tourist, Sage and Savant have grown complacent with their travels, taking the miracle of transmigration for granted, the doorways to other times and places as a given. The universe has a way of humbling those that do not show proper regard for these things.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 111: A Far Future Universe, Being forced to dress for dinner has a rather deleterious effect on our Doctor’s sense of caution. Is it that her corset is too tight? The rustling silk of her skirts too heavy? The kid leather of her gloves to constricting? Whatever the cause, the result is a champagne-fueled flight into the far future under the shadow of the mysterious Charges du Faire.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 112 part 1: Wracked and Ruin, Dr Sage intends on only taking a short trip, traveling specifically to a war-torn period of time to help ensure her demise. What she ends up facing is horrors beyond her imagining. Abigail says, “human actions in extremis are worthy of study,” but these memories may be more than Dr Sage can swallow.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 112 part 2: Wracked and Ruin, From the treacherous sea to the hard sands of the desert, Professor Savant faces his own trials as he makes his way back to civilization.

Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 201: The Prodigal Professor, Professor Savant remains in the desert, but will he survive? Dr Sage is visited by The Stranger yet again, with even more questions unanswered. The Charges d’ affairs is pleased with Dr Sage’s progress, but are aware that additional steps will need to be taken to ensure her ‘research’ remains undetected.


February 19, 2018 – February 25, 2018
Steampunk Road Trip - Teslacon

Steampunk Road Trip – Geneva Steam Convention

Steampunk Road Trip – Steampunk Sevilla

Steampunk Road Trip to New Orleans by David Lee Summers

Steampunk Road Trip – Airship Ashanti

Kickstarter - Age of Æther By Calvin Studzinski , An historical steampunk fantasy RPG where the Age of Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution engage Fantasy Sword and Sorcery action.

Steampunk Road Trip – Clockwork Alchemy

Steampunk Road Trip – Gaslight Gathering

Steampunk Road Trip - SilwerSteam

Steampunk Road Trip – Steampunk Soder

Read - Railroad! Volume Seven:Questions Abound by Tonia Brown, It's riddle solving, high noon action as Dodger sets out to stop a dastardly dog of a madman from taking over the world. Only this time, Dodger can't do it alone. Join him as he seeks the help of his old mentor and all around gunslinging guru, Aloysius Jackson. Perhaps the sharp mind of the old coot will be enough to give Dodger the edge he has been looking for against Commander Rex.

Read – Stabbing Set with Sapphires, Cassie Pengear thought a job typing up inventory lists at a jewelry store would be fun. Until there was a kidnapping. And then a robbery. And then a murder. Now Cassie must figure out the connection between the events and hope it will lead her to the missing girl.

Read – Steampunk Universe, edited by Sarah Hans, We want to see characters like ALL our friends, like ALL the members of our families. We want to see fully developed characters in steampunk who are disabled or aneurotypical. We want to see more than token characters and cliched plots. We were told it would be too hard, especially in steampunk. We are going to prove them wrong again

Read – The Sea is Ours, edited by Jaymee Goh and Joyce Chng, The stories in this collection merge technological wonder with the everyday. Children upgrade their fighting spiders with armor, and toymakers create punchcard-driven marionettes. Large fish lumber across the skies, while boat people find a new home on the edge of a different dimension. Technology and tradition meld as the people adapt to the changing forces of their world. The Sea Is Ours is an exciting new anthology that features stories infused with the spirits of Southeast Asia’s diverse peoples, legends, and geography.

Read – Steampunk Writers Around the World, This anthology is the product of the first ‘Steampunk Hands around the World’ project, created by eleven international authors. It encouraged writers to engage with each other and to express how Steampunk, though global, is born from the unique culture of its setting. To keep the flavour and individuality of the authors’ voices, and with an eye on accessibility, Luna Press Publishing has created this bilingual anthology, half in Spanish and half in English, so that you too can shake hands in friendship with these incredible writers.

Art - The Avenger by Ironshod

Art - Steampunk Ray Gun 3 by Diarment

Art - Three Headed Horse by LPeters

Art - Sally Sprocket and Pistol Pete - Kapitol Color Spread by 47ness

Art - Steampunk Phantom Extractor by pinochioo-5


February 12, 2018 – February 18, 2018
Steampunk Road Trip – Sociedad Steampunk Argentina

Steampunk Road Trip – Steampunk Chile

Steampunk Road Trip - David Lee Summers – Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

Steampunk Road Trip – Dutch European Steampunk Convention

Steampunk Road Trip by Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #50: Steampunk Hands Around the World V: Road Trip

Steampunk Road Trip - Road Trip to the Dragoon Mountains by David Lee Summers

Steampunk Road Trip Key City Steampunk Festival

Steampunk Road Trip - Vandalia-Con

Steampunk Road Trip – Gaslight Steampunk Expo

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Rebecca Mader @bexmader?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Emerald City actor Vahid Gold @vahidgold?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for The Haves and the Have Nots actor Renee Lawless @MsReneeLawless?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Incorporated actor Dennis Haysbert @HaysbertDennis?

  What #steampunk persona would you create for Runaways actor Virginia Gardner @VirginiaGardner?

      Historic Cook Book - One Hindred and Sixty Culinary Dainties, 1884

      Historic Cook Book - Perfection in Baking, 1900

      Historic Cook Book - Lessons in Cookery, 1889

      Historic Cook Book - The White Ribbon Cook Book, 1894

   Historic Cook Book - How to Cook Eggs and Emelets in 300 Different Ways, 1900


February 5, 2018 – February 11, 2018
Gary K. Wolfe Reviews Creatures of Will and Temper by Molly Tanzer

Watch – Top Ten Steampunk Games

Steampunk Road Trip – Bruce Rosenbaum

Steampunk Road Trip – Watch City Festival

Steampunk Road Trip – European Steam Con

Airship Ambassador Interview #107, Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Airship Ambassador Interview #107, Madeleine Holly-Rosing, part 2

Airship Ambassador Interview #107, Madeleine Holly-Rosing, part 3

Airship Ambassador Interview #107, Madeleine Holly-Rosing, conclusion

The Steampunk Road Trip Manual by Professor Elemental

      3D Printing - Steampunk Ornament Manometer 3 flanshes by 7Steam

      3D Printing - Steampunk Corner Frame No. 5 by intrepid

      3D Printing - Steampunk Gear Cookie Cutter i2 by 7Steam

      3D Printing - Steampunk Top and Spin Station by stevemedwin

      3D Printing - Steampunk Moving Gears USB Holder by intrepid

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 106: Feet to the Fire, “Women just don’t have the mind for advanced calculations…” or so says Provost Cunningham, the head of department, who is determined to cut off funding for Doctor Sage’s galvanization work. There is no time for travel as Petronella prepares to defend her research at an inquiry where her entire career is on the line.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 107 part 1: A Christmas Miracle, Dr Sage is determined to go farther than she ever has before, and she succeeds, sending her and Professor Savant back to Renaissance Italy.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 107 Part 2: Aftershocks, Is it ever the right time to fall in love? Can the affections of Dr Sage affect her decision to return to her own time? Will the cries of Professor Savant  save Dr Sage?

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 108: Vikingr, Doctor Sage went to Italy for the holidays and fell in love. Now she must rebuild her heart and refocus her energies on the work of navigating time and space. This time we join our Steampunk adventurers on a journey to the New World

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 109: In Secret and Silence, Seeking further enlightenment, Dr Sage and Prof Savant travel back to 2nd century China. In this time, Dr Sage learns that time travel can be a “ruff,” leaving Savant to fumble his way through the concepts of immortality.


January 29, 2018 – February 4, 2018
Steampunk Hands Around the World 2018 – Steampunk Road Trip - Welcome

Steampunk Hands Around the World, The Eads Bridge, St. Louis, MO

Steampunk Hands Around the World #1: Research Road Trip

Steampunk Road Trip - Asylum

Frostpunk's Steampunk Automatons are helpful machines that -probably- won't kill anyone

Steampunk Hands Around the World 2018 – Steampunk Road Trip – Link List

Kickstarter - Boston Metaphysical - The Scourge of the Mechanical Men By Madeleine Holly-Rosing , Granville and Tesla are in a race for time to save Boston from a mysterious disease that turns human beings into machines. Ends March 2

Listen – Ambient Mixer – Steampunk Airship Factory

Photos - The Rusty Steampunk Shoot

New Box Art Released for Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ and Code: Realize ~Future Blessings~

      Read - Railroad! Volume Six:Tempest in a Teapot by Tonia Brown, Rodger Dodger provides security for the Sleipnir; an eight cab standalone train filled with the strangest crew to ever ride the plains of the open west. Trouble forever plagues the train and her crew, this time in the form of storm riding demonic assassins. Join Dodger as he and the ancient mystic Feng mount the top of the train for an all out brawl in the thrashing rain. Then prepare to meet the man behind the recent bout of misery when Dodger finally comes face to face with Commander Rex. It’s a meeting you don’t want to miss, in this exciting addition to the Railroad! series.

      Read - Lantern City Vol. 3, No one said changing Lantern City would be easy. Sander Jorve gave up everything to change Lantern City: his family, his home, even his identity. Now, with a ruthless force of outlaws rising from the Underground, an emperor gone mad, and a desperate army from beyond the Wall converging on the city, Sander will have to choose a side . . . if he can remember what he?fs fighting for. The epic saga of Lantern City concludes here. Created by Trevor Crafts and co-created by Bruce Boxleitner and Matthew Daley, written by Daley and Mairghread Scott (Transformers, Toil and Trouble), and illustrated by Carlos Magno (Planet of the Apes, RoboCop), Lantern City explores what it takes to change a person?fs place in the world, all set in an original, sprawling steampunk universe.

      Read – Death at Dinner by L.A. Nisula, Cassie Pengear did not want to spend her evening acting as a parlor maid even if the house was in Mayfair, but her landlady’s friend was desperate and it was only night. But then one of the guests collapsed at the table. Now poison is suspected and the cook is convinced she’s the main suspect and will be locked away if Cassie doesn't solve the death at dinner.

      Read – Clockwork Canada, edited by Dominic Parisien
, Welcome to an alternate Canada, where steam technology and the wonders and horrors of the mechanical age have reshaped the past into something both wholly familiar yet compellingly different. These fifteen supercharged all-new tales reimagine Canadian historical events, explore other Canadas, and gather inspiration from the northern landscape to make us wonder: what if history had gone a different way?
      Read – Steampunk World, edited by Sarah Hans, There's something compelling about the shine of clicking brass clockwork and hiss of steam-driven automatons. But there was something missing. It was easy to find excellent stories of American and British citizens... but we rarely got to see steampunk from the point of view of the rest of the world. Until now. Steampunk World is a showcase for nineteen authors to flip the levers and start the pistons and invite you to experience the entirety of steampunk.

      Art - Airship Stereo by woodywoo, at Deviantart.com

      Art - The Assassin by Ironshod

      Art - Steampunk Claw Hand by Diarment

      Art - Mechanical Race Tier 3 by LPeters

      Art - Sally Sprocket and Pistol Pete - Lab Cutaway by 47ness


January 22, 2018 – January 28, 2018
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: A Bloody Steampunk Romp

Wild Guns Reloaded announced for Nintendo Switch , Wild Guns Reloaded is a fast-paced arcade-style shooter game, mixing the Wild West with the steampunk genre. The original game  Wild Guns first released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994.

Web Browser Game – Steampunk Fantasy Puzzle

Steampunk Under the Sea - Competition Cookies from Cookie Rehab Ahoy

This “Fully-operational” Steampunk Dalek Is Ready to Exterminate Your Bank Account

Press Release - Steampunk Hands Around the World 2018

The Steampunk X-Files: Madeleine Holly-Rosing’s latest comic, The Scourge of the Mechanical Men

Steamtorium Undercorset Belt and Teacup Holster (Steampunk Project and Pattern  Review)

Floating steampunk airship lands at New Zealand’s Hamilton Gardens, Inspired by a time when steam power ruled the world, the Huddleston airship is Hamilton Gardens’ newest piece of gardening equipment. Designed to glide through the night delivering plants for the gardening team, the fanciful airship can be discovered tethered beside the Concept Garden - which will be the latest garden to open at the award-winning Waikato visitor attraction on 1 February 2018.

'Spark of Light' Embodies The Best Of Mobile VR Gaming, In Spark of Light, players join Nerow, a little boy who lives in a fantasy realm full of magical creatures and playful steampunk aesthetics. When the sun is suddenly abducted, leaving the world in darkness, it's up to Nerow to restore it—and it's your job to work as his guide.

      What #steampunk persona would you create for The Magicians/Scandal actor Mackenzie Astin @MackenzieAstin?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Emilie de Ravin @ emiliederavin?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Emerald City actor Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio @vincentdonofrio?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for The Haves and the Have Nots actor Crystal Fox @Only1CrystalFox?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Incorporated actor Eddie Ramos @actoreddieramos?

      Historic Cook Book - The Soup and Sauce Book, 1900

      Historic Cook Book - The Pudding and Pastry Book, 1900

      Historic Cook Book - Everybody's Pudding Book, 1863

      Historic Cook Book - Everybody's Dinner Book, 1891

      Historic Cook Book - Massey and Son's Comprehensive Pudding Book, 1874


January 15, 2018 – January 21, 2018
Press Release - Steampunk Hands Around the World 2018

Art-Paladins Steampunk Androxus by Weston Reid

Interview with Philip Reeve about Mortal Engines

Vallejo’s ‘steampunk’ mayor swears in Chamber’s new board, officers

Odyssey Writing Workshops Interview: Guest Lecturer Nisi  Shawl

IGN - Batman: Gotham By Gaslight Review

The Edwardian Ball 2018: Fanciful Fashion, Treasure Hunts and Futurist Contraptions

Black Flag Theatre Company (Plano Texas) presents steampunk dark fantasy QUILLS By Doug Wright

Review: Chainbreaker by Tara Sim

Black Button Eyes Productions’ Chicago premiere of Jonathan Christenson’s steampunk rock opera 'Nevermore—The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe'

      3D Printing - [ HANNIBAL ] steampunk watch series - 0 by Paultini

      3D Printing - Steampunk Spider by Jared Renfro by jradcoolness

      3D Printing - Steampunk Coaster No. 6 by intrepid

      3D Printing - Steampunk Corner Frame 4 by intrepid

      3D Printing - Steampunk Corner Frame No. 2 by intrepid

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 101: It’s Electrifying, Introducing Dr Petra Sage, a galvanist, and Prof Erasmus Savant, her friend and fellow scientist. In this episode, a laboratory accident during a galvanization experiment will see our heroes embark on an adventure across the boundaries of space and time itself.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 102: Time is Fleeting, In this episode, we join our heroes as the Doctor attempts to recreate the exact circumstances that led to awakening on the battlefield of Auerstadt 85 years in the past.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 103: Juice Joint Sheba, Steampunk scientists Sage and Savant continue to prove that death is no barrier to science as they venture for the first time into the future. The Roarin’ 20s will require all of their ingenuity.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 104: Gorgie, Porgie, Puddin’ and Pie, Convinced that their trip into the future might just be delusion, mad-scientist Doctor Petronella Sage devises an experiment to test her hypothesis.

      Listen - Sage and Savant, Episode 105: Life Before the Mast, Doctor Petronella Sage thinks she has discovered a way to direct travel through time and space. By changing the Chladni design, Sage and Savant find themselves on a pirate ship and living  life before the mast.  


January 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018
Watch- BRASS: DollyMops & FrenchApaches, BRASS Bolts: Dollymops vs. French Apaches is a stand-alone story set in the world of BRASS, a 19th century world of airships, steam and danger. Three cunning ladies pick the pockets of a rich gentleman, only to find themselves facing a trio of thugs much less scrupulous than themselves. A quick incisive slice of Steampunk derring-do, Dollymops introduces the Watch and Chain Gang in their first cinematic foray.

‘The Guns Above’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: Smartly Innovative and Gripping

Steampunk exhibit returns at Douglas Art Association

Game - Super Steampunk Pinball 2D , on STEAM

SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges Top 5 and Prize Winners - Winter Special Challenge Nov/Dec 2017

Modern Steampunk Wedding Dresses

Manchester TimeQuake Steampunk Festival – details announced for massive Steampunk Expo @timequakemcr

Steampunk Dream-Pop Artist Unwoman Announces Her Seventh Studio Album 'War Stories'

Steampunk Style Cities of the World Posters from Disneyland Paris

      Read - Railroad! Volume Five: Beauty of a Beast by Tonia Brown, Rodger Dodger mans the security for the strangest train to ever lay her own tracks, but that isn't the half of his troubles and woes. After the professor floods the Sleipnir with a noxious gas, Dodger is forced into a few days of down time. Unable to rest, our hero hooks up with a small town posse on their way to enact justice. As he bears witness to this local drama unfolding, he finds out a surprising amount about the crew, as well as himself. There's plenty of both bark and bite in this volume of the Railroad! series.

      Read - Lantern City Vol. 2, Sander Jorve thought that infiltrating the brutal Guard of Lantern City would help his family and his cause. He was wrong.  After a chance run-in with the Emperor of the city, Killian Grey, Sander finds himself promoted to the Grey Guard, working directly under Killian in the heights of Grey Towers. The luxury is unparalleled, but can Killian be trusted? Can Sander trust himself? Nowhere in Lantern City is safe...and the imperial court may just be the most dangerous place of all.

      Read - Killing at the Carnival by L.A. Nisula, Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady?fs nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn?ft get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn?ft a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival.

      Read - Like Clockwork: Steampunk Pasts, Presents, and Futures, Rachel A. Bowser and Brian Croxall present cutting-edge essays on steampunk: its rise in popularity, its many manifestations, and why we should pay attention.  Like Clockwork offers wide-ranging perspectives on steampunk?fs history and its place in contemporary culture, all while speaking to the"why"and"why now"of the genre. In her essay, Catherine Siemann draws on authors such as William Gibson and China Miéville to analyze steampunk cities; Kathryn Crowther turns to disability studies to examine the role of prosthetics within steampunk as well as the contemporary culture of access; and Diana M. Pho reviews the racial and national identities of steampunk, bringing in discussions of British chap-hop artists, African American steamfunk practitioners, and multicultural steampunk fan cultures.

      Read – Everfair by Nisi Shawl, From noted short story writer Nisi Shawl comes a brilliant alternate-history novel set in the Belgian Congo. What if the African natives developed steam power ahead of their colonial oppressors? What might have come of Belgium's disastrous colonization of the Congo if the native populations had learned about steam technology a bit earlier?

      Art - Steampunk Dragon by Ironshod

      Art - Steampunk Rocket Racoon by Raph04art

      Art - Wold of Steampunk by Wolnir

      Art - Steampunk Warsaw by Tomasz Lelek

   Art - Steampunk Gambling Den Characters by James Ng


January 1, 2018 – January 7, 2018
Podcast – Steampunk Dollhouse Crossover 1 - A Conversation with Texas Steampunk Connection

      Watch - BRASS: The Kinesigraph , The Brass Family meet the inventor of a motion picture camera, and each family member wants a say in the future of the new medium.

Listen – BRASS – Episode 11: Close Calls, Some dangers are averted for the Brass Family, but others reveal themselves as Season 2 begins.

Benjamin Banneker at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science

Restaurant review: Time Machine, Noida, India

Steampunk Apocalypse coloring page

Watch- 8 Minutes of They Are Billions Gameplay

PS4 Exclusive Code: Realize ~Bouquet of Rainbows~ Receives Western Release Date and Limited Edition

Review-Bodacious Creed: A Steampunk Zombie Western by Jonathan  Fesmire

Listen – Ambient Atmospheres 'Steampunk Mountain City' on Ambient Mixer

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Incorporated/Jeremiah/SG1 actor Ingrid Kavelaars @ingridkavelaars?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Expanse/Lost/TMNT actor François Chau @FrancoisChau?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Once Upon a Time actor Ginnifer Goodwin @ginnnygoodwin?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for Riverdale/Lucifer actor Lochlyn Munro @LochlynMunro?

      What #steampunk persona would you create for The Haves and the Have Nots actor Tika Sumpter @iamtikasumpter?

      Historic Cook Book - The Quickest Guide to Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper, 1886, one line food combinations for any meal

      Historic Cook Book - The Afternoon Tea Book, 1900

      Historic Cook Book - Ices and how to Make them, 1900

      Historic Cook Book - The Hotel Book of Breads and Cakes, 1881

      Historic Cook Book - Bread, Cake, and Biscuits, 1906







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