Written by Sarah Latch Steampunk is often thought of from a Western lens, with black tea and stiff upper lips. However, this mindset ignores a wealth of inspiration in Asia. This neglect means that Asian steampunks yearning for representation need … Continue reading Anime inclusion in steampunk
Splendid Teapot Racing has made it from New Zealand all the way across the Pacific Ocean to the United States of America. A group was started on Facebook to promote the sport on the 21st July and is growing fast. … Continue reading Teapot Racers! The Americans are here!
I’ve spent a long time thinking about this. I have a firm belief that steampunk is as individual as the person who considers themselves one. If it wasn’t, we’d all dress the same and the “punk” part of the name … Continue reading Guidelines of Steampunk
Steampunk Style: Introduction
If you’re like me and haven’t got a clue where to start when it comes to building new, exciting instruments and contraptions, you’re more than likely going to be interested in having a nose through a book such as Steampunk Style. It’s a glossy, soft-back illustrated reference book aimed at guiding you through the construction of simple steampunk watches to full body armour. Steampunk Style is priced at £16.95. Continue reading “Steampunk Style book review”
Good day steampunks, today I bring you news of a modern sounding music device with a steampunk look to it. Confuses those nowpunks, I can tell you. There’s also news of a steampunk shooting game, a beardy event for all you gentlemen (and some ladies) sporting splendid facial hair. Nintendolife.com have reported on a new shooting game called Steel Empire. It has a distinctive steampunk flavour and will be available for 3DS in Japan later this month. TheGadgeteer have reported on an amplifier that has been given a steampunk make-over. It incorporates that archaic wireless bus system Bluetooth to transmit … Continue reading Steampunk news round up 04/03/2014