Of Aether and Alchemy. Presented by Phoebe Darqueling. Steampunk writers love to create things like aether-powered airships and make their villains into alchemists, but with little understanding of where aether theory even came from or how the Victorians thought it worked.
Dirigible Race. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. If you want to win, you must have you must have a sturdy airship, with a stunning design and deft hand at the controls. The RC Dirigible Race can be raced with one of two options: Ready to fly RC Blimps (you can search online at […]
1936 North American Heat Wave. The Symposium adds a touch of jazz and ragtime to this year’s convention with 1936 North American Heat Wave.
Mustache & Beard Contest. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. Whiskers are amazing, and if you’ve got glorious whiskers of any sort, this is the place to show them off! Judges will be choosing winners in the categories of: Best Mustache Best Mustache/Beard Combination Best Themed Whiskers Anything goes in terms of creativity and decoration! […]
Payne Relief Massage has been in business since 2011, and has been a part of the International Steampunk Symposium since its inaugural year.
Bocce Ball. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. 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, we’ve chosen a simpler set of the rules for use at […]
Penny Farthing Races. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. The Penny Farthing Race will be raced with child sized tricycles, but with adult sized drivers. Each competing group or airship must provide three participants: a Driver, and two people to push. For purposes of this competition they will be named Tweedledee and Tweedledum. The […]
Twain Against Humanity. Presented by Quine Brengle. Mark Twain tells “the damned human race” what he really thinks.