Æther Salon – Asylums! (Edited Transcript)

| 8 months ago

Most of you know me as Beryl Strifeclaw.  I keep the asylum here in New Babbage afloat when I’m not off on some insane quest or other unexpected madness. Let me begin this by saying how this journey began for me and the reason that I began taking an interest in asylums and mental hospitals, […]

AEther Salon: Sailing! (Edited Transcript)

| 21st September 2015

Bookworm Hienrichs: Welcome, everyone, to a new season of the Aether Salon here in New Babbage!  We thank you for finding the time to attend, and hope you’ll enjoy today’s topic. Admiral Beaumont will be regaling us with tales and information on the Age of Sail. Before we begin, a few housekeeping items: 1) To […]

The Final Edition of the Steampunk Tribune

| 13th November 2013

My home in the Steamlands, New Babbage Travel photo #3,  by Mr. A.E. Cleanslate Yes, the header is correct. After much deliberation and consultation, I’ve decided to end the run of the Steampunk Tribune, one of the genre’s longest running continuous blogs.  It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but after six plus-ish years of […]

SWAG needs your help!

| 27th May 2013

Running a bit behind on my blog entries due to (yet again) RL issues, but after checking my email, I’m unfortunatly remiss in a pressing matter.  The Steampunk Writer & Author’s Guild (SWAG) is currently experiencing a bit of a financial crossroads at the moment – specifially with the SWAG Ning.  Having experience with the […]

The New Babbage Emerald Ball is tonight!

| 18th May 2013

A tad late on the notification, but this evening the Piermont Landing will host the Return to the Emerald Ball, starting at 6pm, SLT!  Ensure you have the opportunity to indulge in the return of the Steamland’s wonderful social season, by heading over to http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Wheatstone%20Waterways/72/70/107 – see you there!

AEther Salon: Steamwave! (Edited transcript)

| 23rd April 2013

Baron Klaus Wulfenbach:: Let us get started. Fraulein Bookworm, bitte? Bookworm Hienrichs: Welcome, one and all, to this month’s AEther Salon, as we continue the tradition started here in New Babbage back in October 2008. Just a few housekeeping items: If you’re not standing on the patterned area, please step forward to ensure you can […]

The 2013 Steamfitters Industrial Gold Themed Ball, this Saturday!

| 23rd March 2013

Saturday, the 23rd of March, celebrates the 2013 New Babbage Steamfitters Industrial Gold Themed Ball!  Taking place in the lovely Piermont Landing in Wheatstone Waterways, the event will include outstanding selections from DJ Bats, and a competition of the “Heroic Proletarians”… for more information, please visit the New Babbage non-Ning, at: http://cityofnewbabbage.com/reader/node/7102 – do enjoy!

The Fifth Annual Founder’s Day Formal Black and White Soot Ball, Today!

| 26th January 2013

Again, working to catch up on the backlog of entries I have, I did wish to remind all in the Steamlands that the Fifth Annual Founder’s Day Formal Black and White Soot Ball will be taking place the the Piermont Landing, today starting at 6pm SLT, and running until about 9pm-ish!  Do take a moment […]

The 5th Annual Steam Santa & Boiler Elf Ball, in New Babbage, this weekend!

| 22nd December 2012

Its that time of year again in New Babbage, when Steam Santa pays a visit to the City-State (specifically at the Piermont Landing), and all the urchins are wishing for candy and coal in their stocking!  As a last minute change, the New Babbage Mid-Winter Dash has been rescheduled to 10:30am SLT, … and to tell […]

Steampunk Travelogue: Goatswood

| 13th November 2012

The entrance lobby to the train to Goatswood… My first order of business upon returning to regular posting (and addressing the emergent backlog I have accumulated), is a visit to the newest Victorian / Steampunk location, Goatswood.  Not only is it unique as one of the few new Steampunk sims in the virtual worlds, but […]