Steampunk Symposium – Fett vs. Fett

“He’s worth more to me alive,” and he’s worth more to our charity partner NAMI; as part of our charity fundraiser these two Steampunk Boba Fetts will have a weekend long showdown to see which is the greater bounty hunter of the aether. Starting on Friday, April 25th attendees of the Symposium will be able […]

Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands

2013 was a busy year for Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands, with over 150 shows from Canada to Austin, TX and New Orleans to Chicago in support of the latest release, “Muses and Bones.” Bright is rising through the ranks quickly through performances at well-regarded festivals in 2013, including SXSW, Savannah Stopover, FloydFest, DragonCon, […]

Have You Registered for the Symposium Yet?

As of this weekend the Steampunk Empire Symposium’s host hotel is FULL! We do have a second hotel, the Red Roof Inn, across the street and the host hotel has a waiting list in case of cancellations. With three months still to go until the opening of the third annual Symposium we are getting closer […]

Symposium Games – Penny Farthing Pod Race

The “Penny Farthing” Pod Race Here is a printable PDF of these rules: SES14_Penny_Farthing_Podrace_Rules.pdf Horse Racing is so 18th century. Steam Powered Pod Racing in the Deserts of Tasmania is the newest and most exciting form of break-neck racing. Come test your mettle (and metal) in the Steampunk Empire Symposium Grand Prix! The Penny Farthing […]

Symposium Games – NERF Duel

We are all just gentle folk, occasionally we have disagreements, when that happens the prudent thing is not to shoot each other under the table, only NERF Herder’s do that sort of thing. The gentle folk way of doing things is to have a duel. Two people, back to back. Only skill and midichlorians (I […]

Symposium Games – Do you play Bocce?

Bocce is a game that’s been around a LONG while. (It’s also a language from a Galaxy far far away) There are many versions of the rules for Bocce, some that are very complicated and specific, and some that are simpler for those who just like to play. Because of time constraints and space limitations, […]

Symposium Hotel Update

As of today the Blue Ash Crowne Plaza Hotel is about 60% booked for the weekend of the Symposium and the block quota has been filled, but the hotel has agreed to extend the block price to more rooms. Double rooms and king rooms are $89/night – King Suites are $109/night While 60% may not seem […]

2014 Steampunk Symposium Theme – Steam Wars!

Ladies & Gentlemen, it may have come to your attention recently that we have delightful theme for this year’s Symposium, that of Steam Wars – The Steampunk Empire Strikes Back. Many of our guests of honour this year have been chosen for their work that combines Star Wars and Steampunk such as Sillof’s Workshop and […]

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