More Tickets to the World’s Largest NERF Battle!

On October 25th, Cincinnati will be hosting an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest NERF Battle in the world . . . learn more about the event HERE, but to get two FREE tickets to the event carry on reading this page Ticket Give Away! Leading up the event we are […]

South Florida Steamers! – Miami, Florida

Most of the groups in Florida are much further north but South Florida has its own steamy contribution to the aesthetic. This is a place for those who wish to actively bring back Steampunk to South Florida! We are in the midst of scheduling activities and meet ups for the group that correspond with current […]

This Day in History – October 20th, 1873

  On this day in 1873, four American universities, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, and Rutgers published their first draft of American Football rules. The game, simply known as football in the United States, evolved from the sport rugby. The first American football game was played on November 6, 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton. The game was […]

Sunday Summary – October 19th, 2014

So what did you miss this week? Monday, October 13th, the Meridian Line was established in 1884, Rose Jackson entered the “ScreamPunk” Contest, we featured Airship Cavalier from Maryland, and had the first of three installments of The Uncommon Geek podcast with Episode 29.   Tuesday, October 14th, the University of the Punjab opened its doors in 1882, […]

“ScreamPunk” Costume Contest – Vlad

Ladies and Gentlemen, today we present to you our latest entry for the October “ScreamPunk” Costume Contest . . . Count Jason of Tampa, Florida as Vlad. There’s a clothing store in Tampa that sells gothic/steampunk clothing called Ravens & Rockers. So for fun, we went up there and took some pictures. This is called “Vlad” because…well…you get the idea. […]

This Day in History – October 19th, 1933

The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, “Société des Nations” abbreviated as SDN in French) was an intergovernmental organization founded on January 10th,1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War. It was the first international organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace. Its primary goals, […]

Space 1889

Released by Game Designers’ Workshop in 1988, Space 1889 was the first dedicated steampunk role playing game. Frank Chadwick had almost literally created a game that was ahead of its time because, while it had its fans and never really died out, it never really took off either. It was re-released in 2000 but it was […]

This Day in History – October 18th, 1867

  For our readers in Alaska we would like to wish a very happy Alaska Day! On this day in 1867, Russia finally accepted the United States’ offer to purchase Alaska for $7.2 million. The formal flag-raising took place at Fort Sitka on October 18, 1867. The original ceremony included 250 uniformed U.S. soldiers, who marched […]

The Uncommon Geek podcast Episode 31: Interview with Mark Cela – Part Three!

Well, folks… here it is… Part three of out interview with Mark Cela! Mark Cela Week has been a blast! Please check out his web site at http://www.markcelagraphics.com/ Come on out to Epic Con (http://www.epic-con-ohio.com/) and say hello at our booth October 24-26 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, and be on the podcast! http://traffic.libsyn.com/uncommongeek/Episode_31_Interview_with_Mark_Cela_Part_Three.mp3 END OF […]

NERF Battle Giveaway!

On October 25th, Cincinnati will be hosting an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest NERF Battle in the world . . . learn more about the event HERE, but to get two FREE tickets to the event carry on reading this page Ticket Give Away! Leading up the event we are […]

“ScreamPunk” Costume Contest – Mary Anne the Barbarian

Ladies and Gentlemen, today we present to you our latest entry for the October “ScreamPunk” Costume Contest . . . Mary Anne McClusky (aka Ms. Maggie Marlybone) of Cincinnati, Ohio as Mary Anne the Barbarian. Time travelers should beware of opening portals to other times. A small horde of female barbarians slipped into the present from their own time to wreak havoc on the festivities of […]

This Day in History – October 17th, 1933

Early in 1933, German scientist Albert Einstein recognized what was happening with the rise of the Nazis and the newly elected Chancellor Hitler. Upon Einstein’s third visit to the United States in February 1933, he realized that he could not return to Germany and began plans to flee the tyranny of the Nazi Party. The following […]

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