There's apparently something about Webcams that makes companies want to design them to look like cameras from the silent movies. First we saw the "Mutoscope. And now we have the "RetroCam" to make your silent YouTube vids. All you need is a way to make the without waking your roomies.," for example, which was reminiscent of an old arcade
There's even a period-inspired tripod to enhances its Victorian appearance, according to Red Ferret. But should you want to venture into the 21st century--or even the early 20th, for that matter--the RetroCam comes with a hidden microphone so you can do a talkie when you're ready for your close-up.