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Dezember 2009

Gatehouse Gazette Issue #10

On the last day of 2009, the 10th issue of the famed and fabled Gatehouse Gazette is released. A literary firework it is, very fitting for this day. Sporting an almost Cthulhu-esque, and therefor quite pleasing to my eyes, cover image, this issue is focused on aviation. It features concise …

Steampunked Ersatzvertigo

By Jove, I was just doing a little image search on the ætherweb, once again in relation to Zeppelins and I came across this old photograph: These are a number of engineers or in any case crew members of the Teppelin Graf Zeppelin who are walking around on top of …

A rant

Well, where shall I start. This is going to be a rather nasty, unapologetic entry but I have to say one thing: I am sick and tired of finding Germans and Germany as the default evil guys/evil nation on certain RPG and fan fiction sites in connection with the Steampunk/Dieselpunk/Pulp …

Some thoughts about steampunk music I

(This is an interrupted entry) Yesterday night we had our office christmas party and I was lucky enough to win a 25€ iTunes voucher during „Wichteln“ (apparently a Bavarian christmas tradition, I have not encountered comparable behaviour anywhere else). So, armed with the voucher I started music shopping this morning, …

Steampunk in winter

Current situation: -8°C outside and I need to go out. So, what choice of apparel do I have that is both warm and steampunk? Let’s start with the outermost shell: A classic trenchcoat is a rather obvious choice, but any other greatcoat, leathercoat etc. works just as well, provided the …