Archives for May 2013

GenCon Registration starts tomorrow!

GenCon registration begins tomorrow. Last year Brass & Steel events sold out with some alacrity, so don't delay if you want to get in on the only steampunk LARPs at GenCon. We've also got a stellar bunch of tabletop sessions planned for those who prefer their steampunk sitting down. … [Read more...]

On This Day – 13 May 1905

Mata Hari debuts in Paris - Exotic dancer Mata Hari wows audiences with her performance at the Musée Guimet in Paris, France.  Mata Hari is reputed to be a Java princess of priestly Hindu birth from the Dutch East Indies, and to have been immersed in the art of sacred Indian dance since childhood. … [Read more...]

GenCon event update

We've had a report of weirdness with the GenCon event listings, so here is a list of our event names and times. LRP1344031 The Beaumont Peace Conference LARP Thursday 1:00 PM 4 hrs $4 20 players RPG1344022 Secrets of El-Kharga Thursday 1:00 PM 4 hrs $4 6 players RPG1344010 The Camden … [Read more...]

On This Day – 2 May 1906

The London Times - Officials speaking on behalf of the Royal Navy today had the grim duty of informing the public about a naval tragedy. The HMS Phoenix, a sloop on loan to the Royal Geographical Society, was reported lost off the coast of Iceland around noon on April the 24th. The vessel had been … [Read more...]