“ScreamPunk” Costume Contest – Vampiric Opponent

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Ladies and Gentlemen, today we present to you our latest entry for the October “ScreamPunk” Costume Contest . . . Loren the Black of Cincinnati, Ohio as Vampiric Opponent.

Though I’ve portrayed the thirsty UnDead most of my life, I was called upon for a more Steamed-Up version when friends needed a model for a photo-shoot to create images for an upcoming RPG. When the need for a vampire model arose, “who else but Loren” was the general consensus. ; } So here is my “best-dressed” bloodsucker…

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Whilst the sword-can belongs to photographer Nic Vitori, a large part of this ensemble is composed from the remains of an unspeakable event Long Ago; while boots & shirt had been purchased for the Big Day, the vest was made to order by my dear Mother…the coat was a custom creation of my design crafted by the hands of the Un-Nameable. Glowing “Skull & CockyBones” buckle I found on e-bay during the apocalyptic first days of the Sundering…

Click here to see other entries for the “ScreamPunk” Costume Contest.

Starting on Friday, October 24th, voting will begin to see which outfit our readers like the most. Voting ends on Halloween at Midnight (EST) and the results will be first announced on November 1st, at the Cincinnati Steampunk Salon.


Screampunk CoverScreamPunk was developed into a role-play expansion of Steve Jackson’s GURPS system . . .

It is an Age of Revolution; the world has been cruelly purged . . . in fire, and blood, and steam. From the past, untold horrors wait to clutch at men’s souls. It is an Age of Invention; even the Laws of Nature must fall before the power of Progress! Sinister villains plot to use their newfound inventions against society, nature, and even God Himself! It is an Age of Steam; the most brilliant minds of the age experiment with novel, wondrous ideas – but is mankind ready for such power?

Although no longer available in print, one may acquire this dark knowledge for the mere price of $2.99 by downloading the PDF from the Steve Jackson Games website.

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