Jon del Arroz has a new book out

It’s a stand-alone novella in his steampunk series, giving added depth to one of his characters from his first steampunk book, “For Steam and Country“.  The new book is titled “Knight Training“. The blurb reads: Airships, Guns, and Gadgets! The Knights of the Crystal Spire are more than ordinary fantasy knights. Life as an apprentice… Continue reading Jon del Arroz has a new book out

I didn’t know robots went back that far

It seems a robot designed and built during the 1920’s is about to be resurrected.  The Telegraph reports: Britain’s first robot, Eric, is to be rebuilt and sent on a world tour after curators at the Science Museum tracked down lost plans while researching a new exhibition. The automaton was built by First World Ward… Continue reading I didn’t know robots went back that far

A steampunk wizard SWAT team???

A couple of weeks ago I put up a video about a steampunk steam train race.  Now, from the same studio, here’s a steampunk wizard SWAT team – a Special Wizards Assault Team. Requires a bit of a stretch of the imagination, but it’s still an intriguing use of CGI. Peter

‘A Gentlemen’s Duel’, redux

Larry mentioned GIANT STEAM POWERED FIGHTING ROBOTS! in his latest blog post.  I couldn’t resist posting the link to ‘A Gentleman’s Duel‘ in his Comments, as one of the funniest short films on steam powered fighting robots I’ve ever seen.  I’ve put it up here before, but it’s so good I reckon it won’t hurt… Continue reading ‘A Gentlemen’s Duel’, redux

A cartoon steampunk serial?

Something interesting just popped up on YouTube. The Sky High City of SteamPuff – Episode 1 Welcome to the SKY HIGH CITY OF STEAMPUFF, a floating clockwork continent lost amidst the clouds, where anything and everything is driven by the power of steam. But when brilliant steam-smith Hephaestus Von Toot is kidnapped by an unseen… Continue reading A cartoon steampunk serial?

Steampunk wasps!

I spent an enjoyable few minutes flipping through a picture gallery of steampunk wasps over at Environmental Graffiti. Here are a few of their images. There are many more at the link. Recommended viewing. Hmm . . . I wonder if I could get my blogbuddy and best-selling author Larry Correia to include some of… Continue reading Steampunk wasps!