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  • The Victorian Ball, LIVE from the Great Exhibition, New Babbage March 22, 2020 by Captain Killian The Conservatory’s March ball will be presented on our regular date and time, Saturday March 28 5pm SLT , but will take place at the Great Exhibition’s Crystal Palace, Blackberry… (Continue reading...)
  • Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk Contractors, captains of industry, and concerned citizens gathered on the steps of City Hall to petition the mayor to get some things fixed. Oiling Festival this year will have "general"… (Continue reading...)
  • Transcript of City Hall Contract Bidding March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk [12:01] Tepic Harlequin: ello Mr Tenk! [12:02] Jimmy Branagh: An' there 'ee is [12:02] Mr.Tenk: how do, young activist what is the rant du jour? [12:02] Tepic Harlequin: the state… (Continue reading...)
  • Please join us next Saturday January 25th at the Conservatory: January 19, 2020 by Captain Killian A bit of night music for your Saturday. Dance to beautiful classical selections evoking the nighttime, played by Nick Gentleman at the beautiful Conservatory on the lake in Quarry Hill,… (Continue reading...)
  • The Great Exhibition – News Feed January 1, 2020 by Vic Mornington   The Hyde Park (or Crystal Palace) Great Exhibition took place in London's Hyde Park in 1851. The entire exhibition was housed inside what was essentially a glass and iron… (Continue reading...)
  • New-Babbage Snow Animal Contest! December 5, 2019 by Avariel Falcon It is traditional in the city of New-Babbage that with the coming of snow Jack arrives with a sealed envelope containing the name of the animal we are to make… (Continue reading...)
  • A Night at the Opera at the Conservatory Saturday Nov. 23 November 17, 2019 by Captain Killian Please join us at 5pm SLT for this month's formal dance at the Conservatory on the lake in Quarry Hill, featuring luscious arrangements of operatic favorites played for us by… (Continue reading...)
  • Engineers notes for Nov 14th, 2019 November 14, 2019 by Mr Tenk The City State of New Babbage Engineers notes for November 14th, 2019 BOOK CLUB is reading MOUSE TRAP by Carlton Mellick III For almost 20 years, Carlton Mellick III has… (Continue reading...)
  • Member Update November 8, 2019 by Maxwell Grantly I guess many of the newer members will not know me and, perhaps, the memories of the 'more-established' residents of me are starting to fade too. That is to be… (Continue reading...)
  • Take part in the New Babbage Yule Gift Calendar, all are invited! November 2, 2019 by Fauve Aeon Dear fellow citizens, townspeople, merchants and makers of all manner of things... By now you will have read in not one but two editions of the Engineer’s Notes (and you… (Continue reading...)

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  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 24, 2020 by Sophie I have two builds , Library and Aether Salon.   (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk RUTHORFORD SQUARE MILITIA POST sponsor: Mr Tenk There's a big hole in the rampart wall where a facade for a militia post should be. At least, I think that's what… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk 2D STORYTELLING CHALLENGE: HORRIBLE HISTORIES sponsor: Mr Underby For the 2D entry, show us a scene from our forgotten history. Something disreputable that was probably better off forgotten. Don't forget… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk PLAGUE GEAR sponsor: Murgham Asylum Open build. You may interpret this as you will. Rez objects in the designated area in the front room of the Exhibit Hall, north side.… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk CITY WINTERIZING KIT/SNOW ISSUE sponsor: Mr Tenk assigned to: Everyone We need mesh snow things. 'Nuff said. Rez in the back room of the Exhibit Hall in Wheatstone Waterways. Make… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk BOW STREET STATION TOWER CLOCK sponsor: Mr Tenk The clock at Bow Street Station has not worked in years. This was an RFL build, and it does have an accurate… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk BRIDGE sponsor: Mr Tenk The bridge over Stora Canal near the Exhibit hall was eaten by the Bridge of Thighs. We were not previously aware of this behavior, but it… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk STORA CANAL MONORAIL CAR sponsor: N.B.T.A The monorail build last year by Kimika Ying needs a car to complete it. It must fit over the bridges, under the train tracks,… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk R.F. BURTON PUBLIC LIBRARY sponsor: Serafina Puchkina Builder: Sophie City Librarian Serafina Puchkina would like to rebuild the RF Burton Public Library. It was originally a “crackerbox” build from the… (Continue reading...)
  • Reply To: Oiling Festival 2020 March 15, 2020 by Mr Tenk AETHER SALON sponsor: Baron Klaus Builder: Edward Pearse Alternate: Sophie Time has taken its toll on the Aether Salon and the scripts are no longer functional, and its builder sleeps… (Continue reading...)

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  • Steampunk Park February 10, 2020 by Toby Finchy de' Borel No Comments a.k.a. The best report I can write up about a place no one knows about…or a place with very carefully guarded secrets. I like the later explanation, but who knows?… (Continue reading...)
  • The Case of the Postmortem Body Snatchers February 9, 2020 by Kasa No Comments It had been a quiet winter...so far… other than the issue with the clocks… and with Beryl… and all the homes being robbed of Brooms,  but things seemed to be… (Continue reading...)
  • Bourbon & Rum Pt. V – Meeting of Two Captains January 25, 2020 by Nellie Wilde No Comments Back to Part IVSeptember 29 18xx Evening, Domino's Airship Nellie climbs over the side and looks at Domino "Yea?" Domino replying with her usually blank expression "Planning and rum?" Nellie… (Continue reading...)
  • Bourbon & Rum Pt. IV – Should Have Tested the Crew January 23, 2020 by Nellie Wilde 2 Comments Back to Part III September 29 18xx Early evening, Nell's Ship Somewhere in the middle of nowhere…lot of water. Nellie stands in the middle of the ship's deck watching everyone.… (Continue reading...)
  • Jan 4. – New Year, New Reflections? January 9, 2020 by Lisa Fargazer No Comments ((Yay! I can finally post!)) Lisa heard about the party at the Gangplank, and since she wasn’t working that night, she thought it would be worth the exercise to trek… (Continue reading...)
  • Journal of Milo Worth: I’m all in January 5, 2020 by Milo Worth No Comments Last night was another party at the bar and for once it was fun. I knew what I was doing, where everything was, and I am getting better at bartending.… (Continue reading...)
  • Bourbon & Rum Pt. III: Testing the Crew January 5, 2020 by Domino Dust 3 Comments The Fury broke through the bank of smog which surrounded New Babbage, wispy trails of vapour trailing from the engines. The ship was an imposing sight, a decommissioned battle cruiser… (Continue reading...)
  • Bourbon & Rum Pt. II: Nell Sashays Away January 2, 2020 by Nellie Wilde 1 Comment Or... Bourbon & Rum Pt. II: Nell Shoves Off Back to Part I September twenty ninth 18xxBabbage Canals, Lot #9Nellie stands on the dock watching her crew as they move… (Continue reading...)
  • Bourbon & Rum Pt.1 : D shoves off January 1, 2020 by Domino Dust 1 Comment Domino stood in her office in The Back Row, loading her clothes and equipment, mostly a vast assortment of weapons, into a large duffel bag. Her new flat was one… (Continue reading...)
  • A Little Resolution never hurt (Epilogue) December 31, 2019 by Beryl Strifeclaw 3 Comments Beryl looked out over the frozen lake, the party for the end of the year about to begin.  She was looking forward to the celebration with friends despite recent events.… (Continue reading...)

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