November 13, 2011
It's the making of things. Craftsmanship and mechanical linkages. Besides, I look good in goggles.
I haven't been to any specific Steampunk events, so I can't answer that. I would like to know when they are, at least.
Sunnyslope. So - central phoenix near North Mountain.
A cross between Genius and Geek, I feel that if I had been born a hundred years or more ago, I would be building exactly the type of things you now see in the genre. I would probably blow myself up with a steam powered shaver.
There is a VERY wide spectrum of knowledge and interests. The conversations range from costuming, to archeology, to foreign policy at the turn of the century, and even suggestions on job hunting. Fascinating stuff.