Steampunker wins Indie Prize and launches Indiegogo campaign

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Steampunker wins Indie Prize and launches Indiegogo campaign Steampunker by a Polish studio Telehorse has won Indie Prize “Best Game Art Award” at Casual Connect in Belgrade.
40 games from over 20 countries were
selected for the showcase.
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The rules of steampunk

steampunk_girls_5There are no rules to steampunk, and it’s arguably mentioned daily somewhere on a steampunk forum or Facebook page. So why do some people feel compelled to tell everyone what steampunk is and isn’t? Continue reading

The back story to Steampunk Freddy

steampunk_freddy3The first horror film I ever watched was A Nightmare on Elm Street 2. I was around 12 years old and I found Freddy fascinating. I quickly became obsessed with him, buying the rest of the films as they were released, looking for news items and articles or interviews. I had a huge poster of Freddy on my wall. I think this fascination was what made me tolerant to horror films in general. It’s a great concept; a child killer (a controversial subject even now) is murdered by a lynch mob consisting of the parents of the kids he killed. They burn him alive. Instead of dying, he makes a deal with a demon and comes back to kill again. Krueger invades people’s dreams and hunts them through malicious games of cat and mouse. Continue reading

Dubious steampunk items for sale

Take steampunk. Move towards it's polar opposite. This item would be there.

Take steampunk. Move towards it’s polar opposite. This item would be there.

While procrastinating from my job that actually allows me to eat, I had a search through eBay with just one keyword: steampunk. Continue reading

Steampunk Freddy debut at Whitby Goth Weekend

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Image of Steampunk Freddy outfit featured on Daily Mail online. Copyright Daily Mail

I’d like to introduce my character that I dressed as at Whitby this October/November. His name is Sir Frederick Charles Krueger. I’ve been developing him for a few months and I’ve kept it pretty much under wraps aside from a few friends and family. I decided that the best time to debut the character was at Whitby Goth Weekend. If you saw me and took a photo, please post it here or on the Steampunk Freddy Facebook page. Continue reading

Asylum secure for next 5 years

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An email has just been sent out to interested parties that the Victorian Steampunk Society have secured plans with the City of Lincoln to ensure the survival of Weekend at the Asylum for at least the next five years. Continue reading

The League of S.T.E.A.M return with a Hallowe’en special

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Screen shot from League of S.T.E.A.M

The chaps over at The League of S.T.E.A.M. have released their new bonkers episode which sees them in the middle of Hallowe’en. With favourable nods to some classic comedy horror films, the episode also features a soundtrack from Voltaire.
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