High Desert Steam is a Reno based, Northern Nevada Steampunk group. Whether you’re a life-styler or a hobbiest, a cos-player or just curious, you’re welcome! We’re interested in a past that never was and a future that may have been – the sci fi and phantasmagorical in the age of steam.

High Desert Steam was organized to further the understanding of Steampunk and as a venue for Northern Nevada (and it’s environs) to discuss all aspects of Steampunk including promotion of Steampunk events by any and all who hold them. High Desert Steam does not discriminate – merely requests that all who post and attend have one goal in mind – furtherance and joy in this genre called STEAMPUNK!!!

2016 Steampunk Art Contest

A STEAMPUNK ADVENTURE To celebrate 6 years of steamy fun, High Desert Steam is holding a Steampunk Art Contest! The image of the winning artwork will adorn the High Desert Steam 2016 T-shirt and will be displayed at all HDS major events. CONTEST GUIDELINES: Keep in mind that the Steampunk Artwork will be used on…

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Up To The Minute Ball Announcements!

First, we are nearly sold out, but there are still tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets: http://brownpapertickets.com/event/1423335 General Public tickets are now $50. On Saturday, the price will be $75, if we have any space left. Don’t delay any longer! You can also still buy tickets for the Asha Show, Paint and Sip with Toppy,…

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Fifth Annual Victorian Steampunk Ball Weekend – All the Details!

So, what’s going on in Virginia City, I mean, it is a bit of a jaunt for just the Ball… Funny you should ask. We think you should have more than just a Ball too. Not that the Ball isn’t fabulous, because it is. However, it is only 4 hours. You need a whole weekend…

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T-Shirt Sponsorship

If you are looking for a great way to promote your company, big or small, and support High Desert Steam, consider sponsoring the 2015 commemorative t-shirt. Last year’s shirt is still around with the logo art of Mairin Kareli and the backside printed with many of our die hard sponsors. This shirt is our flagship,…

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Create An Ambiance Room in the Silver Queen.

Be a part of the dream! Would you like to get involved in this year’s Victorian Steampunk Ball September 19, 2015 – buy tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1423335 – in a fun way while getting a great place to stay in one of Virginia City’s historic hotels? We have a great opportunity for you in the form…

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