The Optimus Steam helmet Winner!

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At the Cincinnati Steampunk Salon on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, before a live audience, ten sided dice were rolled to generate a random number to pick a winner from the list of people who have pre-registered and purchased their weekend tickets for the 2018 Symposium. The dice were cast and we can announce that the […]

Win the Optimus Steam helmet!

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  We have a new prize that we are going to give away to one person who is going to the 2018 International Steampunk Symposium! The Optimus Steam helmet is a unique piece that can either be worn as a costume accessory, or placed on display for much admiration . . . or maybe both? […]

The Unbreakable Umbrella Giveaway!

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The International Steampunk Symposium has a history of people hitting each other with umbrellas . . . we are talking about Umbrella Fencing! It all started back in 2012 with the inaugural Symposium, but we quickly found that your standard umbrella was just not up to the demands of combat . . . those poor […]

Costume Contest

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The International Steampunk Symposium Costume Contest was held Saturday afternoon, with the winners announced on Sunday afternoon. The costume featured five categories, with a first, second and third place awarded in each. This year also introduce two categories for very young children, but there were no entries from the those categories. 20 airship points were […]