Numantian Games, independent game developer of Lords of Xulima, is proud to announce the upcoming strategy game, They Are Billions, coming to PC in 2017. They Are Billions mixes a world where the zombie apocalypse has taken over the planet and throws it into a … Continue reading They Are Billions – Zombie Apocalypse Meets Steampunk Strategy
Another Whitby Goth Weekend has been and gone and the arguments have started again. This time, it seems less about the paparazzi style invasive photographers and more about the weapons issue that I mentioned in this article from the last WGW (Whitby Goth Weekend). There’s also a relatively new problem that seems to be rearing its head. That problem is disgruntled Goths who attend the event but don’t think that steampunks should be there. Whitby Goth Weekend press coverage In the Guardian, they posted a number of pictures of the event but somehow seemed to miss Goths off of the … Continue reading The future of steampunks at Whitby Goth Weekend
There’s a system of belief that change is, overall, a good thing. It can force us out of tired or bad habits, reinvigorate old ideas and bring new ones to the fore. The same is true in Steampunk. Change, as … Continue reading Accepting change in a frozen timeline
Apestorm: Full Bananas is a side-scrolling zeppelin bombing game set in a steampunk world. Players take on the role of fugitive apes in search of revenge after humans have laid waste to the planet. They’ll teach those pesky humans a … Continue reading Apestorm: Full Bananas video game trailer (VIDEO)
Can you remember Steampunker? It was announced just under a year ago and managed to get itself an Indie Prize after a successful Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to release it on multiple platforms. Now Steamville hopes to expand the universe created in Steampunker. Continue reading “Makers of Steampunker bring you Steamville”
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 milieu. Continue reading “The House of Sable Locks book review”
Press release: March 25, 2015 – SAN FRANCISCO – Netmarble US, Inc., the newly formed North American gaming branch of a leading mobile game publisher in South Korea, Netmarble Games Corp. (“Netmarble”), today announced Quickboy will launch this April on iOS and Android devices. Continuing to build upon their wide catalogue of high production quality, fun-filled games, Quickboy promises to deliver fast-paced action set in a post-apocalyptic world. Featured as a steam-punk themed side scrolling-platformer game, Quickboy offers an intense experience as players take on the role of Tommy Hawk, taking on his dangerous rounds of vital package deliveries in … Continue reading Quickboy steampunk game announced for iOS and Android
As punks, we’re all accustomed to breaking the rules; not conforming to what those rum coves in office say we have to do! One thing I’m proud of as a dweller of Sheffield is that it has the only building in the UK that has an ASBO. Simply because ASBO’s are only for people and this broke conformity. Thankfully, the nightclub has since closed, but the sense of obscure pride is still there. Continue reading “Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year”
Video game makers Inkle have released an Android version of 80 Days. They say it’s a steampunk game based on Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. You get to travel your way around the globe as fast as you can in order to complete the challenge.
In the press release (below) the makers have specified that the graphics are Art Deco which – while being very nice – are around 40 years after steampunk generally has a setting. However, you get to interact with hundreds of people across 7 continents and 150 cities.
It’s devised as a choose your own adventure style game with over 10,000 choices that you can make and nearly an entire world to travel around. It certainly sounds like an interesting concept. It’s available from the Google Play store or Amazon for around £3. Continue reading “80 Days comes to Android”