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TeslaCon 3 : An Overview

Dec
04

So it is that once again TeslaCon has come and gone and it took me two and a half days of sleep to compensate.  Yet it was fun, a lot of fun, the kind of fun you only get when …

A Pirates View of WSX

Jun
27

Hello mates! Do you know why you are such an impressive component of the great Steampunk machine? It is because you are a singular cog in the whole contraption and without it you remain an impressive wad of leather and …

New Frenchy & The Punk Music Video + Introducing The Lords & Ladies DJs

Jul
12

Ah music!  That’s kind of a lot of what we do here at Steampunk Chicago.  It probably helps that 4 of the 5 main contributors are musicians, DJs and/or producers in their own right.  That aside, do check out the …

Steam-Con II – The Rundown

Nov
30

photos by Lex Machina & Trycirtis Hirta

So Steam-Con II has come and gone (as of over a week ago… yes, I know I can be a bit slow on the uptake), and I must say, for the second year …

This Weekend is Steam-Con II: Also first Party of Champaign’s Airship O’Reilly!

Nov
18

Is it that time again already?  I feel as though I left Steam-Con I just yesterday, with its large music shows and tea-time and crazy people thinking they are vampires at 3am on a Saturday.  But truly, that’s without regard …

TeslaCon – A Fantastic Immersive Event from Walls to Weapons!

Nov
12

So Tesla-Con I has come and gone and all in all, the people really enjoyed it!  From panels on character development, taxidermy, tiny top hats and (of course) airships to the delightful tea room (and its lovely view) to the …

TeslaCon: Proctocus Attacks! Murder Aboard!

Nov
05

Proctocus Attacks!

All London is aflame after the savage attack today by the Explorer I under
the control of Dr. Emanuel Proctocus. Reports are sketchy but it seems that
the primary damage lies within the City itself. It is presumed …

Explorer II Readies Engines for TeslaCon This Weekend

Nov
02

The year is 1880. The wealthy, the well-connected, and the thrill-seeking passengers gather in preparation for the launch of the Explorer II, Royal Britannia’s newest and most advanced Airship. But security remains tight (in light of what happened to the …

STEAM-CON – Report from a Midwest Steampunker

Nov
07

I had just worked 20 hours (literally) and had not eaten a single meal.  I was wearing my “traveling” jeans, a vest, my pocket watch and compass, my great jacket and holding a walking stick.  People were looking at me …