Even though this part of the blog is not directly targeted at the German Steampunk crowd, it is targeted at the international crowd, I do not want to withhold this project from you:
The most excellent gentleman Mr. Olaf Heitmann has started a splendid crowd funding project concerning an illustrated guide to Steampunk, a German guide, to be more precise.
He has this to say (it is in German, as was to be expected, of course):
Capital! Another great Steampunk project out of Germany (after EuroSteamCon and Airlords of Airia in case you have forgotten). So, if you can spare some change, sidle over to Startnext and support the Steampunk Lifestyle Project!