Monday, February 18, 2013

Steampunk Weapons- More Than Just Guns

Steampunk garb often includes a weapon, usually a gun. But in the current anti-gun climate what are some of your other weapon options?

There are quite a few other weapons found in the world of steampunk. Below are just a few of them:

Quickly following guns in popularity is the crossbow. Whether this is a natural trend or spurred by Daryl Dixon we may never know.

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Another very popular weapon are swords. All varieties from broad swords to sabers can be found in the genre. Remember that many conventions will require that swords be peace tied so plan accordingly. 

 Art by trowicia

Available at True Sword

Created by James Reid

Genre Crossover: 
Many steampunk enthusiast like to create crossover weapons inspired by their favorite shows.  

Indiana Jones inspired Whip

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Steampunk Light Saber
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Steampunk Ghosthunters
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As always remember that you are only limited by your imagination. 

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