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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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Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

Once upon a time there was a maker called Starhawk. Starhawk was bored. What can I create, he pondered? Then, inspiration struck. “I know, I’ll strip an old Intel motherboard out, load up on the wood and brass, and create myself a fully functional steampunk laptop!” And do you know what, dear reader? That’s exactly […]

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

June 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Carnival Row (trailer: new Amazon Prime steampunk series).

Amazon Prime are bringing us a new series on the 30th August 2019 called Carnival Row, set in a steampunk Victorian London. This one stars actors Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, in a parallel reality where the Victorian world coexists with immigrant creatures of myth. Feared by 19th century humanity, the fantasy creature are repressed […]

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His Dark Materials (HBO TV series: season 1 trailer).

May 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials (HBO TV series: season 1 trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the exciting new TV series from HBO, His Dark Materials, based on Philip Pullman’s steampunk trilogy of the same name, and starring James McAvoy, Clarke Peters, and Ruth Wilson. This first season follows Lyra, an ordinary but brave woman from an alternative world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a […]

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