remember when steampunk wasn’t just shitty goth kids who wear brown
People who say this are outing themselves as having 0% involvement in the scene.
When was the last time you went to a con? With panels?
Your pretentious hispter elitism isn’t wanted here, we’re too busy being wildly fucking enthusiastic about all the awesome shit we made, how awesome we all look, and how the sociological ramifications of the events 19th century (colonialism, industrialization, social activist movements, deconstruction of previous governing systems, mas communications, just to name a few) share our world today and into the future.
But you wouldn’t know that’s happening if you were too busy pretending to be aloof and cool to be involved.