Steampunk is a genre split between science fiction and science fantasy. It is a blending of Victorian England dress, titles and culture mixed with a futuristic science based on steam machines and power. It is a genre based on the science fiction world of the writings of such Victorian greats as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. It is a time and place where there are phenomenally brilliant villains, heroes, adventurers, both women and men.
Steampunk is a term first coined by science fiction author K.W. Jeter in the 1980’s to describe in very general terms his writings and those of several other authors whose stories took place in and about the time of Victorian England. And so began a subcluture of fashion, style, personalities and conventions.
Steampunk over the years has tied many cultures into the steampunk world. India, Germany, Africa and even the wild, wild west of America. So join it and travel to another world, another time, inspired by the Victorian ear. A place where intricate machines of artistic cogs, wheels and levers were powered by steam and galvanism. A world created by a touch of science, a dash of fiction, a dab of fantasy and a twist of history! Change your name, your appearance and your culture! Create a persona, slip into a time and place of great adventure and fun, be a scientist, an adventurer, a tinker or a trader! Come with us to the lands of Steamopolus, where even the collectible and ornamental reflect a unique mix of art, fashion and science!
In the genre of Steampunk who would you be?