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SteamCon 2013

I went to SteamCon V in Seattle last weekend and decided to share some of the highlights. If you’re not aware of what Steampunk is, it can be hard to define. But I’ll give you the Wikipedia version if it and allow the photos to say the rest.

Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery,[1]especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Steampunk works are often set in an alternative history of the 19th century’s British Victorian era orAmerican “Wild West”, in a post-apocalyptic future during which steam power has regained mainstream use, or in a fantasy world that similarly employs steam power.”

Yeah, it’s a little confusing. But with its rise in popularity it is likely that you’ve seen steampunk in movies, clothes and jewelry without even realizing it.

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Classic Victorian-esk gentleman, with steampunk elements.

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This year’s theme was around the world and there were some awesome variations from classic steampunk.

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Steampunk Dorothy and Tin Man XD

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Wicked Witch of the East on a steampunk broom ^^

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Steampunk Pokemon Trainers.

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Not sure if this is steampunk or not, but it is awesome!

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My costume. I was quite pleased with how it turned out.

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Went for Steampunk assassin. The rifle was tough, but I made it with the help of a couple of very handy men (:

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Gentleman Rabbit.

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Posing with some of the merchandise. The vender took this photo and posted it on his Facebook page, you should check it out (: https://www.facebook.com/AetherAnvil

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Love his swords! Check out his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/AetherAnvil

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Getting ready for a mass photo.

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Hit hat was awesome. The screen lit up 😀

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