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Feature and Self-Plug: Bird Song, a lovecraftian short-story

It had been a while since I penned anything about the Cthulhu Mythos that was not directly related to this blog, this had to change. In order to make that change, I sat down the last few weeks and penned a short story about an idea I had a while …

Concerning my Dieselpunk / Alternative History Novel

November last year I started writing a dieselpunk / alternative history novel. The first few pages have already been published here and on the German counterpart of this blog, you may remember it, it concerned a different outcome of the Christmas Truce of 1914. Earlier this year, in late January, …

Steampunk Business Trip to Vienna

The last two days I have been in Vienna on business as a Steampunk. No, it did not involve planning a convention or some other Steampunk-related event, I was actually giving a talk at a conference, the Imagine14. Granted, my presentation was part of the fun section in the evening, …

EuroSteamCon in Barcelona – Photos

Last weekend, the second instalment of EuroSteamCon took place, and after spending last year in Vienna, I decided to go to Barcelona this year. I did not regret my decision. The people were amazing, the weather was just perfect, and I had the best ham sandwich of my life. All …

First Catalan Steampunk Novel

This is the cover of the first Steampunk novel written in Catalan. I have a rough idea what the plot is about, a most charming lady just explained it to me. I am not saying anything now, because the same lady has offered to provide a synopsis.

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #20: The Aurelia Experience

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean20.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (14.5MB) | EmbedA few weeks back, I was contacted by the crew behind the collaborative steamfantasy webseries Aurelia – Edge of Darkness. Initially all they wanted was me spreading the word. I have since joined the cast and would not like to miss …

The Fifth Anniversary of The Traveler's Steampunk Blog

On July 1st 2008 the first article on this blog went online, titled So, another Steampunk Blog. When I wrote it, I was fairly convinced mine was only one among several dozen if not hundreds of dedicated Steampunk blogs out there. As it turned out, I was wrong. From what …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #18: Steampunk University Lecture

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean18.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:17 — 68.4MB) | EmbedYesterday, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation on Steampunk at the TU Dortmund. The slides are available for download here: http://www.slideshare.net/Yithmas/steampunk-what-theairkraken Obviously, you can also listen to the podcast and I hope there will also be …

Help Daily Steampunk win an award (and spread the word, please!)

Hello everybody. A good friend of mine, Alex Jahnke of Clockworker.de and me need your help to win an award. Last year, we wrote a book in German about the Steampunk subculture, Steampunk – Kurz & Geek (the one in the right menu, with “Shameless Plug” written over it). This book …