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Contraption Thursday: H.A.R.O.L.D.E.

Dr. Torque prefers to labor over his fantastic inventions in seclusion in his sprawling laboratory complex. Though his isolation frees his mighty intellect from social constraints, he is but one man and is often in need of additional strength in order to assemble his larger constructs. To this end,...

Contraption Thursday: A.T.T.

The miracle of near-instantaneous messaging notwithstanding, recording and decoding telegraph messages is, at least, massively time consuming and, at worst, is the type of barbaric labor that a gentleman should avoid. Dr. Torque happens to be such a gentleman and has devised an elegant solution to this conundrum. Torque...

Meet H.A.R.O.L.D.E.

In the mid 1870′s,TORQUE Laboratories was well on its way to being the world’s most in-demand company to do business with. Everything that TORQUE put on the market was gold in the eyes of the investors. He had patents ranging from top-secret military contraptions all the way down to...

Aerial Maneuvering Equipment

Worn by Chloe Seachord   Leah D’Andrea (Chloe Seachord of the Apparition Abolishers) demonstrates her new mechanical steampunk wings at the Gadgeteer’s Showcase during Dragon*Con 2012. The wing mechanism was fabricated by Chris Lee (Dr. Torque of the Abolishers). Leah won Best in Show at the Dragon*Con 2012 Masquerade Costume Contest. The...

Unloading the trailer at Dragon*Con

Adam and Christopher carry one of the Torque Labs equipment crates with a couple of power packs riding on top. We had to make several trips with several carts to get everything up to our rooms at the Marriott.

Equipment transport crates

We’ve constructed two crates to transport some of our equipment to conventions and appearances. We’re going to need a few more, but these two are a start. The long one holds Rusty Koontz and Brown Bess, and the taller one holds the Sonic Blunderbuss, both Plasma Pistols, and Torque’s...

Gear

Weapons and Equipment The Apparation Abolishers make use of custom-built weapons and other unique equipment from the laboratory of Dr. Torque. Plasma Pistols Primary weapon of Jasper Dunlap Rusty Koontz™ Primary weapon of Brassy Galore Sonic Blunderbuss™ Primary weapon of Sir Quincy Peck The Device Used by Dr. Torque...