Arts

  • The House of Sable Locks book review

    Introduction The cover and the preamble makes no bones about this novel being heavy on the “dark passions” side of things. It promises this is going to be a heady mix of sexual exploration with over tones of S&M, strange desires, horror and possibly a whodunit, in a steampunk...
  • Steampunk’d begins production

    You may or may not have heard about the new television show starting production in America called Steampunk’d. Thankfully not an Ashton Kutcher-esque practical joke show, but a design and art show with a heavy theme of steampunk running through it. It is to be hosted by Jeannie Mai....
  • Steampunk Assassin’s Creed?

    Over at Lazygamer, they’ve speculated whether the next installment could have more of a steampunk theme to it. Throughout the series, the protagonist has been jumping around in history like some kind of lethal Sam Beckett and the latest edition sees us in Victorian London. Originally thought to be...
  • The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III on Steam

    Budapest, Hungary – 2015: Independent publisher and developer NeocoreGames announced today that the last episode in the Van Helsing trilogy The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III is available now on Steam for $14.99 including a 10% launch week discount and a 20% loyalty discount for owners of at...
  • Steampunk Junkies Cryptex flash drive

    Last May saw the release of the Cryptex flash drive from Steampunk Junkies. Inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci, the Russian designer Stanislav Tatarinov, from Siberia, has managed to give the flash drive a steampunk update....
  • Avenging Angel lands on Steam

    After a successful funding campaign at the back end of 2014, which the Journal reported on, Avenging Angel by Dark Amber Softworks has been released on Steam. Press release: KOUVOLA, FINLAND – June 1st, 2015: Dark Amber Softworks releases Avenging Angel in Steam Early Access PC June 1st 2015...
  • British Library Publishing Division Victorian titles

    After I published the article yesterday about the Victorian book Advice for Single Ladies by Haydn Brown I decided to see what else was available from the British Library Publishing Division....
  • Fans clamour for University Professor’s next steampunk novel

    Rod Duncan, who teaches Creative Writing at DMU, in Leicester, has attracted a growing fan base after the debut novel in his series – called The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter – was nominated for the prestigious Philip K Dick Award and earned plaudits from critics in the UK and the...
  • Victorian dating book is surprisingly accurate today

    A book that was written in the Victorian era by a relatively unknown author has been republished by the British Library Publishing Division. It’s now enjoying a flurry of interest because the advice given actually links well to singletons in modern day Britain....