Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 12   •    February 29th – March 3rd, 2024    •    In Tucson, AZ


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Wild Wild West Steampunk Online

Wild Wild West Steampunk Online - March 5th & 6th, 2021

We miss you all terribly and can’t go a full year without seeing you!
Let’s come together for a few days filled with fun, parties, music, and panels from many wonderfully creative people.

To participate, simply fill out the registration form and you will be sent the Zoom login links.

If you would like to make a donation to support the convention, please send it to our Paypal account:
Please indicate “WWWSO Donation” in the comments section. 

Wild Wild West Steampunk Online (WWWSO) takes place March 5th & 6th over zoom. There is no charge, though donations are appreciated. This event is divided into two tracks “A” and “B”, and has a variety of events. Events (Such as concerts) shown on both tracks will be found on the “Track A” zoom channel, they will not be simultaneously broadcast on both tracks. You may freely jump between tracks as you like. There is a small break (~5 min) between panels.

Friday Events

Events and times subject to change, this page will be updated as ASAP to be as up-to-date as possible.

Event times

Track A

Track B

3-5 pm MST
(2 hour block)

Wild West Con Town Hall and Social
Come join the organizers of Wild West Con in an interactive social. We will be providing updates, discussing the history of Wild West Con and answering your questions. Please also come with your stories and favorite moments at the convention.

Not in use

5-6 pm MST

Authors Panel
Karen Carlisle, David Lee Summers and Diesel Jester

Join three fantastic authors as they discuss their craft, their books, and the art of weaving a splendid steampunk tale. 

Steampunk Mashup
Lady Ember Brennen Sparks and Dr Copperchops
Ever want to take your favorite fandom and make it Steampunk? Not sure where to start? Join us as we break down character design and conversion to make it all Steampunk!

6-7 pm MST

Making Accessories with Tayliss
Tayliss Forge
For beginners, learn to make a simple velvet choker for any costume occasion. For more advanced crafters, learn to create leather wrist cuffs. Any additional time will be spent on crafting questions.

Blazing saddles: A Look at African Americans in the Wild West
Tony Ballard-Smoot
This will be a broad look into African Americans and the role they played in the Wild West from their part in the creation of the railroad and settlement towns to their relationships with Native American tribes. This will also discuss their portrayal in cinema and media.

7-8 pm MST

Character Development
Charles E. Mason II
How I came up with my steampunk blacksmith named “Crucible”.

Tools of the Trade: A Shop Tour with Tobias
Tobias McCurry
Join Tobias McCurry of Spring Heeled Studios in the prop-shop in Seattle, Washington as he gives you a tour of the inevitably messy space, and goes over The Tools of the Trade! This panel is for Makers just beginning the trade as well as artisans who want to ask “How well does that thing actually work?” This includes an interactive Q&A presentation so come with your inquiries and your curiosity.

8-10 pm MST
(2 hour block)

Concert: The Cog is Dead
John Sprocket – LIVE from Florida!
The Cog is Dead travel around the world and throughout time playing their marvelous music and steam-powered songs as they strive to avenge the death of the cog by bringing back steam engines and analog clockwork!

Not in use

Saturday Events

Events and times subject to change, this page will be updated as ASAP to be as up-to-date as possible.

Event times

Track A

Track B

11-Noon MST

Steampunk Boba Fett
Come hang out with Steampunk Boba Fett. Bring your questions and memories for sharing! A few special guests may even show up.

Patterning in Leather Work
Doc Stone
This workshop will go over the Basics of leatherworking and patterning for leather creations from his own studio in Winchester Virginia. There will be an explanatory how-to session with the opportunity to ask questions afterward.

Noon-1 pm MST

Steampunk History
Lord Bobbins of TeslaCon
From the earliest films from Georges Méliès to Mortal Engines we will look at films and books and see how each has given us something we use or are inspired by in how we create steampunk.

2nd Time Around: Repurpose & Recycle for Steampunk Costumes & Props
Paige Gardner and Tayliss Forge
Why use a costume or prop only once when it can be used multiple times! Join us for tips and tricks to increase your costume’s use and life expectancy.

1-2 pm MST

Lunch break

Lunch break

2-4 pm MST
(2 hour block)

CONCERT: Victor Sierra
LIVE from Paris!
Victor Sierra is a Paris-based steampunk band “born between two centuries”. Join them as they lead you into a vaporous and multicolored universe through unexplored paths down to a future that could have been.

Not in use

4-5 pm MST

Taking the Past into the Future: Bringing Steampunk to Modern Age Technology
Lord and Lady Towers
All around the world Steampunks have been using futuristic technology to adapt to a new and interesting world. Come join a Panel discussion with Lord and Lady Towers about the fascinating new technologies Steampunks are using to share their art, stories, and fashion with the multiverse!

Prohibition Parlour with Professor Taelstrum 
Professor Taelstrum
In this brave new world of restrictions and lockdowns, join Professor Taelstrum for Prohibition Parlour for some unbridled creativity, tales of poor life choices, and beverages of questionable chemistry. Special guests include the vivacious Madame Askew and the infectious enthusiasm of Celsius Von Fahrenheit. So join us for this viral sensation that everyone is dying to catch!  (2 hour panel)

5-6 pm MST

Plague Doctor’s Guide to Innovation
Plague in your reality? Call the Necrofessor! Your humble Plague Doctor takes you on a trip through the dark timeline to learn how some of the greatest inventions and creations of humanity were made during times of great plague and pestilence, with notes on how you too can keep innovating. You won’t want to miss it!

Prohibition Parlour continued…

6-8 pm MST
(2 hour block)

Tobias McCurry
Missing traipsing through the sandy roads of Old Tucson? So do we! Join us in the final hours of our online event with the company of several of Wild Wild Westcon’s talented guests and crew in celebration of our first digital expedition! Don’t forget your margarita!

Why is the Tea Gone?: An Unhinged Investigation and Conversation with Madame Askew and the Grand Arbiter

Q&A and Spiritual Tea Time.

8-10 pm MST
(2 hour block)

…MargaritaCon continued!
(This event runs from 6-10 pm MST)

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