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The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing announce UK Tour!

| 3. September 2015

Well, well, look at that. My other favorite Steampunk Band is going on tour in the UK, and they are also about to release a new album (and the release show is already sold out), here’s a teaser track: Following the album’s sold out launch show at Camden’s Barfly on 9th September, TMTWNBBFN will be […]

Review: Cryptex Version 2.0 – Almost like a Pocket Watch

| 25. August 2015

After getting my hands on the first version of the Cryptex and reviewing it, it was only a matter of time until the collection was extended. I am now also the proud and delighted owner of the next generation Cryptex USB drive in a flat, round brass shell which doubles rather nicely as a pocket […]

Book Feature: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton

| 17. August 2015

And so we continue to work on the æthermails that accumulated during my absence with another piece of literature, this time on the light-hearted side of things: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton Dirk Dynamo is enjoying a life of learning with the gentlemen adventurers of the Epiphany Club. Joining an expedition to find the […]

Book Feature: Aether Psychics, Book 1 by Cecilia Dominic

| 24. Juli 2015

I really can not leave my ætherbox alone for any length of time. While I took a break from blogging, several messages came in that will lead to future articles, and this one. Another entry in the growing library of Steampunk novels, Cecilia Dominic’s Aether Psychics. Before I start with the feature, there is a […]

Summer time and we are on holiday

| 2. Juli 2015

Hello all, the Traveler’s Steampunk Blog is taking a break for the better part of July, see you in a few weeks, in August at the latest. Enjoy the summer, we are melting over here in Europe at the moment!

Steampunk Coca Cola

| 26. Juni 2015

If anybody still had any doubt that Steampunk was not yet firmly entrenched in the cultural mainstream, I present Exhibit A: The Steampunk Coca Cola spot: Coca Cola | Steampunk Coke (DC) from Max Tsui on Vimeo. Full credits for this little jewel can be found here: chriskerstan.de/portfolio/steampunk-coke/ Even better, my friend, the right honourable […]

Book Feature and Guest Post – Iron and Blood by Gail Z Martin

| 22. Juni 2015

Today is one of the rare occasions when I welcome an actual guest-author for a blog post on The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog. It is Gail Z Martin, best-selling author of The Chronicles Of The Necromancer, the Fallen Kings Cycle and the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga. Here is a short introduction to Iron and Blood: New Pittsburgh, […]

Postapocalyptic Steampunk Arthouse Project

| 19. Juni 2015

This is another gem that came in through the ætherbox. Olive Long after the last great cities have crumbled, Eugene is the last botanist on the planet, in fact he may very well be the last of our ill-fated species. Trapped indoors by an endless winter storm since he was a child, Eugene has but […]

Aether: The Rise of Specter – An Indie Steampunk Epic!

| 10. Juni 2015

When this blog was young, I featured a short piece called Lightning in the Bottle in two separate postings. Now, almost five years later, the creative head of Lightning in the Bottle, Drew Hall, has contacted me again. He has teamed up with some amazing talent such as Alex Funke, Oscar winner for VFX on […]

Space 1889: The Secret of Phobos – Support this Movie!

| 3. Juni 2015

As I mentioned in the podcast two days ago, there is a Space 1889 movie in the making in Viernheim, Germany and there is a Kickstarter project for the movie, please lend your support! Here is some more info on what the project and the movie are all about: Space 1889 is THE original Steampunk […]