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Coping with steampunk in Brazil.

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.

January 7, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Jack Cloudie… airship hunting.

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 […]

August 2, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Brazil goes all steampunk for Jackelian novels.

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 […]

June 27, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Dishonored.

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

April 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Detective Dee, steampunk style

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… […]

April 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
PBS does steampunk?

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.

March 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Steampunk Star Wars

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/

March 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Your steampunk wine opener, my lord

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.

March 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Steampunk feature film, Oculista

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 […]

March 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra

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!

February 25, 2012 | By | Reply More