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Coping with steampunk in Brazil.

Ever wondered how they cope with steampunk in Brazil? Well, Bruna Camargo can fill you in, but you will need to understand Portuguese Rio-style. Thanks, Bruna.

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Jack Cloudie… airship hunting.

My US Publisher – Tor – is bringing out a hardback version of Jack Cloudie, the 5th fantasy novel in the Jackelian series (I call it a series, but they’re stand-alone novels set in the same world with a few shared characters, a la Terry’s Discworld novels or Iain M Bank’s culture books… as opposed […]

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Brazil goes all steampunk for Jackelian novels.

Just had word in that my Portuguese publisher, Emergency Exit (or Saída de Emergência if you are a local) are setting up an office in Brazil to tap into their rapidly growing demand for fantasy and science fiction novels – and The Court of the Air is going to be one of their major Brazilian […]

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Dishonored.

Here’s a trailer for a new steampunk game from one of the big game studios, Bethesda. Reminds me of a steampunk ‘V for Vendetta’, watching this. Xbox 360 Games – E3 2012 – Dishonored

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Detective Dee, steampunk style

The new movie from the same team that brought you the excellent Detective Dee flick (well worth seeing), now bring you Tai Chi O, a fighting fantasy of a young Tai Chi master who must defeat a steampunk-equipped force attacking his region of China. Hey, you had me at Tai Chi master! Here’s the trailer… […]

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PBS does steampunk?

You know the PBS – it’s like the BBC of the U.S., but without any money. They can still wrap together a decent programme, though, as demonstrated by their take on the steampunk genre.

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Steampunk Star Wars

Here’s some great artwork from the talented hand of Bjorn… who obviously loves steampunk and Star Wars. Now that’s quite a combination, as these paintings of a steampunked stormtrooper and a steampunked Chewie clearly demonstrates. More from this fab scifi artist over at www.bjornhurri.com/

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Your steampunk wine opener, my lord

Rob Higg has made a working steampunk automaton corkscrew to satisfy his desire to drink wine like an airship captain character from Jack Cloudie. Good on you, Rob.

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Steampunk feature film, Oculista

Here’s an interesting-looking trailer for a steampunk-influenced feature film which is trying to get off the ground. It’s called Oculista, and its teaser reads as: “A factory where humans ride penny-farthing cycles, powering something unknown, and receive frequent hypnotic leisure experiences, all with the promise of the entrance to a dream city.” The people behind […]

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The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra

Here’s the new trailer for The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra… as you can see, it looks more dieselpunk than steampunk, now. But then it is set a couple of centuries after the original cartoon series, so I guess you would expect to see some progress in the world!

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