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AnomalyCon 3 Pictures from friday

Saturday the 30th of March in the year 2013 ~ William Randol

I have created a new gallery of pictures from AnomalyCon for Friday.

Please feel free to comment.


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Get Ready for Mainstream Steampunk | 5 Reasons You’ll Be Talking About Steampunk in 2013 |

Friday the 22nd of March in the year 2013 ~ William Randol

Here is an interesting article from Time.. What do you think about Mainstream Steampunk?

Steampunk — a subculture-slash-style that is best known for adding Victorian-inspired flourishes to today’s tech and fashion—has lurked beneath the pop-culture surface long enough. Now, as cultural historian James H. Carrott and futurist Brian David Johnson argue in their new book Vintage Tomorrows, it’s breaking through.

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Bat Cavalry Uniform

Saturday the 2nd of March in the year 2013 ~ William Randol

Some of the recent steampunk books I have read have the idea of “Darwinists” basically a concept of aggressive breeding, or even dna manipulation. This idea has inspired the updates to my uniform. I have decided that I can be an officer in the Bat Cavalry.

Bat Cavalry

I have updated my standard pork-pie hat to include a cavalry hat cord, a nice laurel wreath, and a bat insignia. I have also added rank. Being former military I didn’t want to wear any real rank that I didn’t actually earn. I turned to imaginary rank systems, I finally decided to base my rank on that used in Star Trek. I have applied the commander rank, the nice thing about this rank system is it simply uses pips, or bars. In my case i am using skull shaped pips. three silver and one bronze.

Let me know what you think.


William M. Randol

AnomalyCon 3

Saturday the 2nd of February in the year 2013 ~ William Randol

AnomalyCon is March 29-31, 2013


Buy your tickets here!

Serpent Queen by J. A. Campbell

Saturday the 2nd of February in the year 2013 ~ William Randol

A great book by someone I’ve actually met!

From an author that attended AnomolyCon comes a great SteamPunk fantasy novella.


You can buy it from Amazon here

More about the author.