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whats steam punk?


i heard loads of people mention it and i dont know what it is and i like the projects related to it so i just whant to know what it is dont mean to be a noob or anything

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Re-design7 years ago
ANything decorated or modded to look like it came from the steam age. Think of the mechanical wonders on the shoe "Wild Wild West". Search for Steam Punk on this site and see what's here, then google it. It can be very nice if you like that kind of stuff and I Do.
KNEXFRANTIC (author)  Re-design7 years ago
thanks thats realy helpfull
It's not just things, its a way of life, dressing in 'steam stuff', making things, etc. The closest I got to steam punk was the series of books called 'Mortal Engines' - EPIC read.
KNEXFRANTIC (author)  TheFoofinator7 years ago
ok thanks
Steam is water that has been heated and turned into vapor.  Kind of an easy question.  The part I don't understand is why you insist on calling me a punk. 

I mean what's ice, punk? It's water that got cold and turned frozen solid. That's what!
;-)
KNEXFRANTIC (author)  Jack A Lopez7 years ago
lol or no its like people make stuff relly complicated out of comper like pens and stuff i just want to know if theres a back story also i understand the concept of steam

Oh, sorry about that! You meant steampunk! Yeah.  Re-d has the right idea.  It's all about substituing brass and leather in place of plastics and synthetic fabrics, and also substituing tiny steam-powered Babbage engines in place of silicon microchips.

Sorry about calling you a punk.
;-)

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KNEXFRANTIC (author)  Jack A Lopez7 years ago
thats fin and groovy