The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog

Musings from a travelling Steampunk

Steampunk Music – Examples

| 14. Februar 2010

Modern technology and the ætherweb be praised, here’s a tiny selection of Steampunk Music I can recommend: <A href=“http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fdailysteam-20%2F8014%2F8ef5f7d7-4969-43fb-b6da-35b5e128479a&Operation=NoScript“>Amazon.com Widgets</A> Please enjoy!

Remember USS Macon

| 12. Februar 2010

Today in 1935 USS Macon was lost to accident. She was the last of the giant airships like the Hindenburg to be used by the US Navy and the last flying aircraft carrier, with her complement of six Sparrowhawk biplanes. Today we remember USS Macon. And also the Sparrowhawk, the only parasite fighter to actually […]

100 years of Salon de locomotion aerienne

| 9. Februar 2010

This years Salon de locomotion aerienne, the Paris Air Show, will mark its 100th anniversary, there will be a bigger blog article on the day it starts (if I don’t forget) but for now, here are two very nice images from the first show in 1909: Ah! My little steampunk heart ticks faster!

Steampunk Jump’n Run

| 6. Februar 2010

Just a quick entry, because I will not have time for more today: There is a iPod game comming up, already free for Mac, that has a cool retro and steampunk feel to it. Steampunk because of the obvious aesthetics and retro because it looks so much like a classic Jump’n Run from the C64 […]

The Wondermark Fiction Generator

| 28. Januar 2010

Do you want to write a novel? Are there ideas dancing in your head, yeth they will not crystalise into a plot? Are you suffering from writer’s block or are you simply unable to come up with anything? In all these cases, there is hope for you (yes, YOU!).  Clickon the Wondermark Fiction Generator Logo […]

US Spy Blimp

| 27. Januar 2010

According to various sources, the US military plans to deploy a high-altitude spy blimp for missions you need a spy-blimp for… As a Zeppelin Enthusiast™ I am looking forward to it and am quite excited about it. As a military ley person, I ask myself: What can this expensive piece of equipment do that satellites […]

Dieselpunk World War II

| 26. Januar 2010

What I consider really interesting, is the comperatively large number of videos on Youtube with a Dieselpunk theme. Quite a sizable fraction of thse deal with matters pertaining to World War II. One such jewel was pointed out to me in the Smoking Lounge (see previous post) and it would be a shame not to […]

Retro Gaming

| 25. Januar 2010

In the late 1990’s, oh dear, that’s already over a decade ago, I was a big fan of the games Myst and Riven. I just had a look at the two games again recently and one thing just jumped at me: There are loads of Steampunk elements found in the game. I did a little […]

Sweet technology

| 18. Januar 2010

Aaaah! The wonders of modern technology, coupled with the style of a more civilized age:

On the Ætherweb – Steampunk style

| 14. Januar 2010

Ladies and Gentleman, may I present this most marvelous steampunk contraption. A true beauty and work of art and genius. A fellow blogger brought it to my attention and I was so enthralled with it, I had to blog about it. This device really takes you from the World Wide Web into the ætherweb and […]