Dragon Airways

What happens when you let the dragons loose on Twitter? Author Brian Rathbone has been experimenting, and the results have been both heart-warming and humorous. Recently, Brian has taken to Kickstarter to empower other authors, and turn the dragons loose on the world.

The Not-So-Dreadful Penny

Whenever I travel I make sure to tuck several bright, shiny pennies into my handbag. Not because I want to spend them; after all, what can a person purchase for a penny in the current economy?* I carry them because I want to pay 50 times their worth to have them stretched by machines until the coins are almost unrecognizable as U.S. currency; And if unusual images and messages can be compressed onto their surface, so much the better.

Steampunk Crowdfunding Roundup – April 2016 Edition

Here’s What’s Going on Right Now Special Events Bask and Shadow – FP 3D Steampunk/Swordcery Dungeon Crawl, Ends May 19 A first person, single-player adventure where Sword and Sorcery meets Steampunk: based in a twisted city and the dark depths below. Crawl through multi-levelled dungeons riddled with tricks and traps, where exploration and route planning […]

Panels & Presentations at Pandoracon 2016

Do you know a lot about Cyberpunk? Yes? No? Well, how are you with these topics? Anime Space Opera Dystopia (cyberpunk & apocalyptic) Alternate History Horror & Paranormal Myth & Magic Costuming & Props Other geeky stuff Even though Pandoracon is about seven months from now, we want to organize an engaging, entertaining, and educating program with […]

Five Minutes with Steampunk Author Nix Whittaker

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Nix Whittaker, author of the steampunk novel Blazing Blunderbuss.

Upcoming Spring Films

Spring is in the air – depending on the day. If the season is flirting with winter on your day off, it might be a good idea to head to the theater and enjoy the fresh crop of science fiction and fantasy films hitting the silver screen.

April 11th, 1908 – Germans Launch Armored Cruiser!

SMS Blücher was the last armored cruiser built by the German Empire. She was designed to match what German intelligence incorrectly believed to be the specifications of the British Invincible-class battlecruisers. Blücher was larger than preceding armored cruisers and carried more heavy guns, but was unable to match the size and armament of the battlecruisers which […]

Chesterfield Comic-Con After Action Report

This past weekend a few members of the Richmond Steampunk Society joined with members of the Steampunk Alliance of Eastern Virginia to promote our groups at the small but exciting Chesterfield Comic-Con. We were given three tables in the small Makers section of the convention. We shared the area with a demonstration of the library […]

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