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Dieselpunk Marshal Mannerheim

| 29. Juni 2013

Out of Finland comes another jewel. Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland and Hero of the Winter War has been re-imagined by artist Sampo Marjomaa as a Dieselpunk hero: The full project can be admired here: Marshal 3000. It sets Mannerheim on a journey through time and space. A Dieselpunk Marshal Mannerheim, is a really […]

Review: The Art of Steampunk – Revised Second Edition

| 28. Juni 2013

More than two years ago, I was lucky enough to get an advanced electronic preview of Art Donaovan’s The Art of Steampunk. Now, The Art of Steampunk, Revised Second Edition: Extraordinary Devices and Ingenious Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement has been released and I can only say: I am blown away! […]

An unofficial video: Parov Stelar Trio – Doctor Foo

| 26. Juni 2013

Review: Steel Dominance by Cari Silverwood

| 23. Juni 2013

Alas, the final review for the Steamwork Chronicles, Steel Dominance is the final installment of the mini-series. So many loose threads, such a world to explore… The world building really picks up a notch with this novel and Steamwork Chronicle’s Earth becomes much more real since we learn a lot about its history and political […]

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #18: Steampunk University Lecture

| 20. Juni 2013

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation on Steampunk at the TU Dortmund. The slides are available for download here: Obviously, you can also listen to the podcast and I hope there will also be a video of the presentation. In any case, it was brilliant. We only had a small lecture […]

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

| 17. Juni 2013

Hello everybody. A good friend of mine, Alex Jahnke of 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 has now been nominated for […]

Three Cheers for Valentina Tereshkova

| 16. Juni 2013

Fifty years ago today, the Soviet Union put the first woman into space: Valentina Tereshkova. Back then, the USSR was still ahead in the Space Race. Right now, Russia is ahead once more, mostly because the USA does not have a manned space program. A fact I mourn every day. I digress… Today, we raise our […]

Happy International Steampunk Day

| 14. Juni 2013

And if there is something that clouds your mood today, remember, there is always something you can take to cheer you up!

The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog goes to University

| 12. Juni 2013

Just quickly wanted to share this post for all those who do not regularly read the German version of this blog. A week today, on the 19th of June 2013 I will be giving a guest-lecture on Steampunk at TU Dortmund. This is the official poster for the event, so if any of you can […]

The Order 1886 – Cinematic Trailer

| 11. Juni 2013

This looks pretty good in deed! Head-tip to for posting it before and thus bringing the trailer to my attention.