Noah Martin, a 17-year-old Sammamish resident and budding film producer, is soliciting donations to help pay for the costs of producing a short film version of the classic Edgar Allen Poe poem. But Martin, who has spent much of his teens honing his video production and 3D animation skills, envisions setting the story in a different sort of thematic framework – steampunk, a pseudo-Victorian-era, science fiction-filled brand of art and fashion.
City of Steam is an indie MMO, but don't let that put you off; the team is substantially larger than you'd expect and brimming with talent. The steampunk title loads extremely quickly in your browser, thanks to the Unity web player and a ridiculously small client size.
Ceaseless Steam features such authors as Margaret Ronald, Yoon Ha Lee, 2012 Nebula Award finalist Tom Crosshill, and 2009 Campbell Award finalists Aliette de Bodard and Tony Pi. It includes stories named to the Million Writers Award Notable Stories list for 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
In a recent episode of her show The Flog, Felicia Day participated in a steampunk photo shoot for Clockwork Couture. She models a few outfits for them, but my favorite is the neo-Victorian version of Codex from The Guild pictured above.
We're going to be running interviews and features here from time to time that don't quite fit into our printed magazine. Our first web feature is on The Catastrophone Orchestra, a writing collective based in NYC that have been regularly featured ...
In 1893, Archibald Campion believed he created an invention that would “prevent the deaths of men in the conflicts of nations”: the Campion Mechanical Marvel, later to be known as Boilerplate the Victorian-Age robot.
Incorporating elements of science fiction and fantasy with a the feel of a by-gone Victorian or Wild West era, the Steampunk genre influences fashion, literature, film, and – thanks to Poland’s Carlex Design – MINI Countryman design.
The “Steampunk Tarot” is a traditional 78 card deck that is steeped in the very untraditional world of steampunk. Traditional titles are used for the Major Arcana, with Strength at VIII and Justice at XI.