That's a strangely specific pet peeve.
S'pose the former is a valid point. When I think of steampunk attires, "goggles" immediately comes t' mind.
But what if the protagonist's goggles are used in-game? What if they're not technically goggles?
♦ The Fuchsia City Guru ♦
Sig Image: http://siegeevans.deviantart.com/art...PEDO-490948787