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The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Steampunk Technologies in general Ad Nauseum... in the group Victorian Technology
"That's right folks, people in the Victorian era were ever as lazy as we are now. Behold: The Steam Lawnmower An infernal contraption designed to wage war on overgrown plots of land with an horrific efficiency that makes a sickle and scythe…"
Tuesday
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era. in the group Victorian Technology
"The Daguerreotype, a photographic process that uses silver mirrored copper for the image. The real dangers of this are that it used mercury vapor to develop the image. (Mad hatter syndrome, anyone?)"
Dec 6
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era. in the group Victorian Technology
"The copper balloon airship, as designed by Fransesco Lana de Terzi, was one of the first concepts of an airship that had potential for reality, and used copper in its construction. de Terzi got his idea from the Magdeburg Spheres, which were…"
Dec 6
Captain liked The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era.
Dec 4
The Specialist replied to Captain's discussion Plywood {1797} in the group Victorian Technology
"Plywood is a Victorian technology that is right on the cutting edge. Its the whole reason for the rotary lathe, which was invented by Alfred Nobel's father. This gave france a technological edge in 1860. In 1865, Plywood came to the united…"
Nov 30
Clay Davis replied to The Specialist's discussion Plywood. the wonder material of the victorian era. in the group Victorian Technology
"Great info."
Nov 29
Clay Davis liked The Specialist's discussion Major General Tremorden Rederring's Colonial Era Wargames
Nov 25
The Specialist added a discussion to the group Paper and Dice Gamers
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Major General Tremorden Rederring's Colonial Era Wargames

EXTRA!!! EXTRA!!! READ ALL ABOUT IT War blazes in Ourgistan at the turn of the century. Flying machines, Zeppelins, Landships and more! Skumzzolean Pirates and US meddling in native traditions. Everything worthy of a penny dreadful and more.Really, Its an impressive piece of work for a group of gamers to have put so much into a webpage from the early 2000s.See More
Nov 25
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Paper and Dice Gamers

     This is a place for those who remember the glory days of role play before the new fangled electronic games got so popular. Dice and a pencil and paper and your imagination was all that was needed.See More
Nov 25
Captain replied to The Specialist's discussion Borchardt C93 And other semi-auto weapons in the group Victorian Technology
"A rare prototype Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion Revolver with Mershon & Hollingsworth Cocking (& indexing) Device.  Click for more"
Nov 16
Clay Davis liked The Specialist's discussion Borchardt C93 And other semi-auto weapons
Nov 15
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Nov 15
Captain liked The Specialist's discussion Steampunk Technologies in general Ad Nauseum...
Nov 15
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Borchardt C93 And other semi-auto weapons in the group Victorian Technology
"And then there's the Mondragon rifle 1884/1904. Interesting piece, if'n I do say so myself."
Nov 15
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Nov 15
The Specialist replied to Captain Lachlan Bellraven's discussion steampunk airship design in the group Airships & Other Aircraft
"Hydrogen is actually less dangerous than people give credit for. The ONLY Airships destroyed by Hydrogen were the US Army Airship Roma (Which crashed into powerlines because of poor navigation) and the Hindenburg, which according to Dr. Hugo Eckener…"
Oct 28

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