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Mad Science – Corrupt Them While They’re Young!

Written by: Julian Van de Kamp Mad scientists are born genetically grown in a lab, not made. If you suspect you’ve got a little mad scientists in the family, why not give them the tools they need to grow up and become the most evil mad scientists of them all, right from an early age?…

Victorian Sci-fi Theatre: Hallowe’en Edition

Here’s a few steampunk horror films for your Halloween… First up is Jasper Morello, the first episode of an animated series available only in New Zealand. A worldwide release is expected after the four episode series is complete. Following this is Fallen Art, a super twisted CG animation from Poland. In an old forgotten military…

Steampunks for Obama

This is a bit dated, but still relevant as the election hasn’t taken place yet. Posting on the steamfashion LiveJournal group, a steamer by the name of Lux Alexander created the pin seen above after his friend complained that a store selling election buttons had specialty buttons for just about every special interest group except…

The World of Gatheryn

Since posting about the forthcoming MMORPG Air, I’ve discovered another online steampunk game that is in the works and will be much released sooner. The World of Gatheryn will begin beta testing in Spring 2009 and will be geared more for the casual gamer than most MMO’s have been lately. Founded in 2006, MindFuse Games…

AIR – A Forthcoming Steampunk MMORPG

Captain Robert of Abney Park posted in his LiveJournal yesterday that he is going to be involved in the game design and creating a soundtrack for the forthcoming MMORPG, Air. Little is known about the game so far, as it seems the project had been secret up until now. The concept is that the game…

Victorian Sci-fi Theatre: HP Lovecraft Films

I’m introducing a new recurring feature in this blog called “Victorian Sci-fi Theatre,” where every so often, I will post the latest and greatest of Steampunk short films. Submissions are welcome by emailing me at captain_jules@wingsofsteam.net. Our debut episode of Victorian Sci-fi Theatre features two films that were shown last weekend at the HP Lovecraft…

Steampunk on MTV

MTV had a recent article on steampunk, reporting on the growth of the movement as a subculture. As is to be expected, MTV focused the mainly on the fashion and music aspects of the culture and didn’t mention steampunk’s ideals at all. They also made a few mistakes, misspelling Jake Von Slatt’s name and making…

Update on the Airship Ride with Abney Park

Further developments on the aforementioned October 31st airship ride that Abney Park is taking fans on: The band put tickets on sale today at 12 pm, pst. Tickets will be on sale for two weeks or until all are sold. There are “very few” available, but ticket prices are $785 dollars each. Tickets can be…

Steampunk is Alive and Steaming

Referrenced Material There’s no doubt steampunk as a subculture has gained a lot of momentum. But stating that steampunk has gone mainstream is as rediculous as claiming that it has jumped the shark or has otherwise died. As with any sub-category of culture that begins with an underground following, steampunk is bound to become popular….

Abney Park to take Fans on Historic Airship Ride

On October 31st, Airship Ventures will be launching the first commercial airship flight in the US in over 70 years. Abney Park will be along for the ride and is planning a historic mid-flight performance over the San Fransisco Bay. At the time of this posting, Abney Park’s website states that eight seats are still…