Sherlock Holmes was a baritsu practitioner, according to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Enjoy this essay on baritsu, or, er… bartitsu, as a steampunk martial art.
Also, check this guy out. I’m only occasionally throwing out steampunk nuggets for those of my readers who aren’t familiar with the genre (that’s you, Mel). He’s all steampunk, all the time. It all looks good, but check out his Steampunk 101 page first.
I may be almost done posting about steampunk. If you haven’t figured out what it is yet, you’re not paying attention.