27 May '11, 3pm

Maker Faire is Over! So Start Your Own…: Make It Yourself! The beauty of the Maker Faire is to show us that we

Maker Faire is Over! So Start Your Own…: Make It Yourself! The beauty of the Maker Faire is to show us that we

One Maker Faire trend I’ve seen grow dramatically has been Steampunk. There is now a Steampunk marketplace, where one can buy old-timey clothing. Yes, they go very well together (Steampunk is really all about making cool stuff), but as someone who was Goth back when it was shocking, I find it odd to see people dressed up Goth-esque who clearly don’t dress that way every day. Still, it lends a more entertaining carnival atmosphere to the place. And yes, there did happen to be a Steampunk convention the same weekend. In New Jersey. And yes, I’m a jaded old Goth. I was surprised I didn’t see any airships . They really are the most Steampunk way to fly…

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