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Tag: steampunk

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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Steampunk music synthesizer (SynTesla: rock me sideways).

March 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk music synthesizer (SynTesla: rock me sideways).

Fans of Stephen Hunt‘s fun little sub-genre will be pleased to listen in to the SynTesla – a fabulous-looking steampunk music synthesizer built around a network of Tesla vacuum tubes by reader Pj Tardiveau. The core sound generator is constructed around a Waldorf Streichfett Expander-model piece of kit, though. Just the thing for the budding […]

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Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

November 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Volcanoids: are you a manic (steampunk) miner? (game trailer).

Here’s an interesting looking steampunk game – Volcanoids, where you play a pilot of a drill-ship (think the mole-tanks from Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels). You have to explore and mine your way to glory on a mysterious island run by some nutter with an army of killer steammen robots. The drill-ship itself looks very nice with […]

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Medellin gets steampunked.

September 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Medellin gets steampunked.

To celebrate the Heritage Month of Medellin (the second-largest city in Colombia), five sculptures of famous personalities located in the town centre of Medellin have been given a Steampunk makeover. Which one is your favourite, then? Francisco Javier Cisneros Correa en la Estación del Ferrocarril de Antioquia – aka the dude with wings – is […]

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Dishonored 2 game trailer . . . steampunk redux.

June 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dishonored 2 game trailer . . . steampunk redux.

Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios are working on Dishonored 2, their steampunk first-person action stealth game and follow-up to Dishonored, slated for a Spring 2016 release on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It’s kind of like being in a Stephen Hunt novel, but with a lot more hands-on slaughter! In Dishonored 2 the […]

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A Rigged World (trailer) – Belgium does steampunk.

January 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Rigged World (trailer) – Belgium does steampunk.

There’s a new animated movie coming soon called ‘A Rigged World’ – think Stephen Hunt’s The Court of the Air meets Herge’s Tintin. The makers of the great film Persepolis, Je Suis Bien Content, are producing this steampunk puppy with the help of STUDIOCANAL. Scientists are being kidnapped at the end of the 19th century to deny Earth […]

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Jani And The Greater Game by Eric Brown (book review).

January 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Jani And The Greater Game by Eric Brown (book review).

Eric Brown is a prolific British novelist, most of whose books fall firmly within the category of Science Fiction. He does, however, write in genres other than SF, having recently had a couple of crime novels published. It was, nonetheless, still a surprise to find out that his latest book, ‘Jani And The Greater Game’, […]

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Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

January 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

February 7th 2015 sees Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival, arrive at Tokyo’s Laforet Museum Harajuku. You want to see how they do steampunk down Japan-way? Sure you do. Apparently, in Tokyo, a very popular steampunk fashion is the historical “wa-yo-setyuu” style of mixing kimono with western accessories such as hats and boots. You can get see more […]

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Roundtable Rival . . . it’s time for a steampunk hoedown throwdown.

October 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Roundtable Rival . . . it’s time for a steampunk hoedown throwdown.

Yee-haa, because musician Lindsey Stirling is revisiting the Wiki-wiki-wild-wild-West in this music video featuring the mother of all steampunk hoedown throwdowns. Take that, Professor Elemental!

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