80 Days comes to Android

80 Days comes to Android

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”

New Assassin’s Creed: Victory game to be set in Victorian London

Assassin's Creed: Victory game still via kotaku.comWe’ve come a long way from the first Assassin’s Creed which was a fight against the evil Templars. I quite like the Templars, so I was a little bemused by this plot point. However, it was a game I enjoyed thoroughly. I continued to play the subsequent versions, but stopped just before Black Flag. Continue reading “New Assassin’s Creed: Victory game to be set in Victorian London”

Avenging Angel futuristic steampunk game looks for funding

Avenging Angel hopes to achieve funding for releaseThe following press release is promoting a new kickstarter campaign for a steampunk video game that’s actually set 10,000 years in the future! There’s little about the actual plot in the release, but it focuses on how the 21st century is not only history, but has become myth. It certainly sounds like an interesting concept and I’ll be curious to see if anyone reading Steampunk Journal has any thoughts on the game if or when you try it. Continue reading “Avenging Angel futuristic steampunk game looks for funding”

Interview with Dennis Consorte – Co-developer of Scrapyard Empire strategic game

Scrapyard Empire Kickstarter campaign
Scrapyard Empire Cover

You may remember I posted an article about a Kickstarter campaign for some steampunk cards by the people behind steampunkgoggles.com. Well after a very successful campaign with that, they’re at it again with a strategic board game called Scrapyard Empire. In order to get an understanding of the campaign and what it can do for you, my dear steampunk, I managed to talk to Dennis Consorte; one of the co-developers of the game. Continue reading “Interview with Dennis Consorte – Co-developer of Scrapyard Empire strategic game”

Devil’s Men; steampunk adventure with alternative ending

Press release:Devil's Men steampunk adventure

Devil’s Men title

Hamburg, June 11th, 2014: “Who killed the Devil’s Men?” – This mystery is the focus of Daedalic Entertainment’s upcoming adventure “The Devil’s Men”, which is announced today by Daedalic Entertainment and which will be released in spring 2015. Continue reading “Devil’s Men; steampunk adventure with alternative ending”