AutomataCon!

fierystudiosClockwork Game, Comix, History, Nerdery

It’s been a long while since I’ve been out to a convention, so I’m happy to announce that I’ll be attending AutomataCon, which will be held May 18-20 at the Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ. It’s the a convention aimed at collectors, historians, and makers of automata, and based on the reports from the first con, it sounds fascinating and … Read More

Von Kempelen gets his own statue

fierystudiosBooks, Clockwork Game, History

It is said that whoever touches the finger of Johann Wolfgang Kempelen’s statue receives an idea that can change the lives of people. At least that is what the legend claims, which has come to light only a few months since the unveiling of the statue of this great scholar and inventor in the garden of the Waterworks Museum in … Read More