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War of the Worlds (BBC TV trailer).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
War of the Worlds (BBC TV trailer).

Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark, Loving Vincent) and Rafe Spall (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Big Short) lead the cast for the BBC’s War of the Worlds alongside Robert Carlyle (T2:Trainspotting, Once Upon A Time) and Rupert Graves (Swimming with Men, Sherlock) in the first British television adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic novel. The War of the […]

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Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

Steampunk car customiser-king Paul Bacon has completed his most steaming project yet – a steampunk hot rod built from scratch. The Automatron is a horse-drawn carriage-inspired hot rod with an estimated top speed of up to 110mph. Beginning with a 1924 Singer Sport base, parts were added from a variety of unlikely sources; including a […]

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The Aeronauts (not quite steampunk) (movie trailer).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Aeronauts (not quite steampunk) (movie trailer).

Here’s a film trailer for the flick, The Aeronauts, which – although not directly steampunk – will certainly appeal to those who loves the ascetic. Heck, stick a few steam-driven robots into this film and it could have come direct off the pages of one of Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels. Its 1862, and rich aristocratic […]

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The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk by Simon Webb (book review).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk by Simon Webb (book review).

What author Simon Webb makes apparent in the introduction to his book, ‘The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk’ is that the Victorian period and steampunk are inextricably linked way beyond Science Fiction. Hardly surprising when you look at his title and the scientific advancement at that time. However, there are examples like ‘Pavane’ (1968) by […]

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Iron Harvest 1920 (steampunk RTS game: new trailer).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest 1920 (steampunk RTS game: new trailer).

Iron Harvest 1920, the steampunk-themed battling real time strategy game, has a new trailer out for it’s upcoming September 2019 release via Steam. If you like the idea of re-fighting World War One with cool steampunked mechs, then crikes, is this ever the game for you.

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Carnival Row (new Amazon Prime steampunk series: mega trailer).

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Carnival Row (new Amazon Prime steampunk series: mega trailer).

Here’s the mega-trailer for the new Carnival Row steampunk TV series which could have come straight out of one of Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels. This is the Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne headliner, set in a Victorian alternative reality where mythological immigrant creatures mingle on the streets of London. Or, err, Middlesteel? Arriving in your […]

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Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

Lethis: Path of Progress is an old-school city builder set in a Victorian Steampunk universe called Lethis. The game will be arriving later this year for the handheld Nintendo Switch – and a sequel, Path of Progress II, is being worked on for the PC by Triskell Interactive, although their DevBlog indicates it’s slow-going for the […]

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Carnival Row (new trailer: Prime’s Victorian steampunk murder mystery).

July 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Carnival Row (new trailer: Prime’s Victorian steampunk murder mystery).

Here’s the new trailer for Carnival Row, Amazon Prime’s Victorian steampunk murder mystery, in which Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne must navigate a strange Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures and the products of weird and terrible super-science. Feared by humans, the faerie peoples are forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom […]

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Abigail (steampunk movie trailer).

July 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Abigail (steampunk movie trailer).

Here’s a new steampunk movie (Russian), Abigail, with a plot that reads like a watered-down Court of the Air. Abigail is a young girl living in a steampunk city which has experienced an epidemic of a mysterious illness and was subsequently sealed off from the outside world by the government. One of those who fell […]

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His Dark Materials (2nd trailer: new HBO steampunk TV series).

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials (2nd trailer: new HBO steampunk TV series).

HBO is looking for the new, new big thing, and lucky us, they’ve settled on making a TV series based on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series, with large stars such as stars Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the frame. Ruth Wilson always did play an amazing bunny boiler, and […]

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