Steampunk Fact Sheet Jack the Ripper is the world’s most famous serial killer, both because of the brutality of the murders and the fact that the crimes are still unsolved. I have seen many Steampunk works make reference to the Whitechapel … Continue reading Steampunk Fact Sheet: Jack the Ripper
I was just putting the finishing touches on my Jack the Ripper Sourcebook and ran across an intriguing webseries called “Progress.” This “period cyber-thriller” takes place in an alternative Victorian London. A hacker uses the steam-powered internet to investigate a coded … Continue reading Amazing Trailer for “Progress” A Steampunk Web-Series
What is the Connection between the Title and Jack the Ripper? Jack the Ripper was a serial killer immortalized in the London newspapers of 1888. When London’s East End neighborhoods fell victim to a string of distinctive and brutal murders, they attributed them to a single person. The rumors often referred to “Leather Apron” because of the level of butchery. Though the bodies were left out in the open and found soon after the victims died, these murders pre-date forensic science so there was never a conviction. Letters (thought by many to be fraudulent) sent to the press and signed “Jack … Continue reading From Hell (2001) Review
Since the first Assassin’s Creed episode was released, thousands of people around the world have been hooked on the secret war between the Assassin’s and the Knights Templar. Having an interest in the Templar history, it seems strange that Ubisoft selected them to be the antagonists and not the other way around. However, it makes for a wonderful scenario and each game does state that it’s a work of fiction.
The year is 1868 and the industrial revolution is powering Britain as the most powerful country in the world. In this alter-universe, the Templars and their henchmen – The Blighters – have taken control of London and it’s down to our new twin heroes Jacob and Evie Frye to stop them. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate review”
Not ones to look a gift horse in the mouth, Ubisoft have released a steampunk upgrade to their characters in the new installment of the ever expanding franchise. Although the download is initially free and allows you to kit out … Continue reading Steampunk outfits available on Assassin’s Creed
When the greatest minds at the Institute of Alchemic Sciences launch their portal into another world with the express intention of kidnapping an atomic scientist, they can little imagine that they will net themselves two young and very bemused children … Continue reading Children of Another Albion – J.P. Paradise
London, UK – Ubisoft® have announced the Jack The Ripper add-on content and details about the Assassin’s Creed® Syndicate Season Pass. The Jack The Ripper campaign takes place 20 years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and tells the story of the world’s most infamous serial killer. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate gets Jack the Ripper add on”