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Mai 2010

Iron Grip: Marauders – Martial Artwork

After yesterday’s lengthy response (actually, it is more than twice the length of the original essay), I guess it’s time for a short post and some artwork again. The artwork fits yesterday’s article quite nicely since the ethetics behind it are rather obvious, I think. The soldier in the middle …

Prussian and German Militarism

In the last issue of the Gathouse Gazette I concerned myself with German and Prussian militarism and the current lack of the same. I have since received a letter of welcome but rather harsh criticism. Mr. Brackley, the letter’s author has kindly agreed to my defending of my position on …

More waves from the ætherweb

The ætherweb is such a great way for connecting people around the globe and every day it is becoming more apparent. The physicist Michio Kaku once refered to the ætherweb (of course he used the more common term internet) as a Civilization Type I communication system (for more on this …

More international connections

It is always lovely to see how common interests connect people across the globe. After making contact with such diverse sites as Parliament & Wake, Steampunk Family and Upon a Midnight Dreary, I am now in touch with  group of Russian and Ukrainian Steampunks. Incidentally, they are the peole who …

Steampunk for your lunchbreak

Kudos to Timo for once again for pointing me towards a most excellent piece of Steampun entertainment on the ætheweb: Guns of Icarus This is a nifty little game where you have to defend your Zeppelin agains sky pirates. I have only tried the free version thus far but it …

On a completely different note

Today I am going to divert slightly from the usual Steampunk theme and let the scientific and skeptical facette of my persoality shine through. There has been a lot of buzz on the internet recently regarding this old swami from India who survives without food or drink. Well, Mr. Randy, …

Upcoming Steampunk Documentary

Second post of today… There is a new documentary on Steampunk in the making: Steampunk: Retrofuture It’s directed by Steven A. Grainger, and edited by Jen Tonon. Enjoy the trailer: Hmmm… looks good. I am looking foreward to this documentary (what Steampunk wouldn’t…) You can find out more at the …