What is Steampunk?

I've seen alot of Steampunk instructables but what gives it the name steampunk?

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technoguy947 years ago
Try this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steampunk
caarntedd7 years ago
Waterpunk + heat. Or was it steamdude + attitude?
Interesting, i've never heard it put quite this way.
Re-design7 years ago
This is a good answer.  I found it by entering" what is steam punk" in the search bar just above here.
It's also a good question. L
kelseymh7 years ago
Google is your friend. Don't dis your friends.
orksecurity7 years ago
It was named by analogy with cyberpunk, which see.