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[SPACE 1889] Aids To Exploring The Social Extremes… from HeroPress

[SPACE 1889] Aids To Exploring The Social Extremes… from HeroPress HeroPress has a couple links for for Victorian set games: http://heropresstwo.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/space-1889-aids-to-exploring-social.html [SPACE 1889] Aids To Exploring The Social Extremes… While we await the arrival of the eagerly-anticipated new edition of Space 1889 (using the Ubiquity rules engine), here are a …

Tim Prasil’s Chronological Bibliography of Early Occult Detectives

Tim Prasil’s Chronological Bibliography of Early Occult Detectives Really good stuff, check it out here: http://timprasil.wordpress.com/a-chronological-bibliography-of-early-occult-detectives/ A Chronological Bibliography of Early Occult Detectives Click here, here, and here for a three-part discussion of how I settled on a definition of occult detective fiction. Click here to read “A Key to the …

Vis Imperia Victoriana free RPG~

Vis Imperia Victoriana free RPG~ We’ve mentioned Colin D Speirs’ RPG a while back: http://www.victorianadventureenthusiast.com/index/vis-imperia-victoriana-by-colin-d-speirs/ Now the fine folks at Brittania Game Designs Ltd are allowing us to offer it for download right here on Victorian Adventure Enthusiast! Vis Imperia Victoriana By Colin D. Speirs Vis Imperia Victoriana “dedicated to …

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979)

Now watching: The Great Train Robbery (1979) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_First_Great_Train_Robbery “The First Great Train Robbery – known in the U.S. as The Great Train Robbery – is a 1979 film directed by Michael Crichton, who also wrote the screenplay based on his novel The Great Train Robbery. The film starred Sean Connery, …

35 Untapped Fashion Trends From Forgotten Decades~

35 Untapped Fashion Trends From Forgotten Decades~ from buzzfeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/35-untapped-fashion-trends-from-forgotten-decades 1. 1920s – Egyptian Print Gloves Source: megan-swing.dreamwidth.org 2. 1917 – The Parasol Source: ornamentedbeing 3. 1910 – The Tucked-In Ribbon Source: pinterest.com 4. 1910 – Peter Pan Collar (for Guys!) Source: pinterest.com 5. 1905 – The Swimdress 6. 1901 – The Overalls Maxi …

Bizarre Retro Body Armor~

Bizarre Retro Body Armor~ from i09 http://io9.com/5917559/10-retro-body-armors-that-will-transform-you-into-an-old+school-iron-man Samuel Schwarz’s Machine gun vest by Samuel Schwarz from the May 1929 issue of Modern Mechanics magazine. Dr. Brewster’s experiments with body armor didn’t stop with the battlefield. In 1913, he touted the benefits of this cage-like boxing armor to the San Francisco …

Siberian Bear-hunting armour, c.1800s

Siberian Bear-hunting armour, c.1800s http://www.retronaut.co/2012/07/siberian-bear-hunting-armour-c-1800s/ from Retronaut: image by Malcolm Kirk i09 has some thoughts on the above image: http://io9.com/5927038/this-siberian-bear+hunting-suit-from-the-1800s-turns-you-into-a-human-blowfish This Siberian bear-hunting suit from the 1800s turns you into a human blowfish  Cyriaque Lamar We’ve seen some deranged vintage body armor before, but nothing as gutsy as this costume, …

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