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2012’S LAST “TOP SEVEN STEAMPUNK NEWS STORIES” ISSUE

28 Dec

 

PunkTHIS!

PunkTHIS!

In this new series of weekly posts, we’re seeking out and digging up the latest SteamPUNK related news, entertainment, and fashion articles from around the globe and bringing them to you in one easy-to-digest post.

IN THIS POST, WE’VE GOT:

  • Romantic Reads From Shakespeare To Steampunk (Heavy On The Steam)

  • “The Rise of Ransom City”: Steampunk Western

  • Steampunk mask-maker gets justice after being plagiarised

  • Steampunk Arm Guard Has Working Bluetooth Keyboard: Typepunk

  • Benjie’s Steampunk Mirror Ducati Monster [Photo Gallery]

  • Ortho Steampunk: Wood May Become Bone Implant Material of The Future

  • Steampunk fantasy game Edge of Twilight back in production after three year



NUMBER SE7EN: Romantic Reads From Shakespeare To Steampunk (Heavy On The Steam)

My favorite “best of the year” list is the Bad Sex in Fiction award, even – or perhaps because – it eschews the romance genre.

READ MORE HERE: http://www.wbur.org/npr/166899442/romantic-reads-from-shakespeare-to-steampunk-heavy-on-the-steam

RANSOM CITY

RANSOM CITY SQUARE

NUMBER S6X: “The Rise of Ransom City”: Steampunk Western

The Rise of Ransom City”: Steampunk Western. Felix Gilman’s fantasy of a roving frontier inventor captures the dangerous delusions of the American Dream.

CHECK IT OUT HERE: http://www.salon.com/2012/12/16/the_rise_of_ransom_city_steampunk_western/

PUNK'D OUT

PUNK’D OUT

NUMBER 5IVE: Steampunk mask-maker gets justice after being plagiarised

Yesterday, I blogged about Bob Basset, the Ukrainian steampunk leatherworker, discovering one of his designs in the Design Toscano catalog without credit or royalty.

READ MORE HERE: http://boingboing.net/2012/12/19/steampunk-mask-maker-gets-just.html

PUNK'D Arm-guard

PUNK’D Arm-guard

NUMBER FO4R: Steampunk Arm Guard Has Working Bluetooth Keyboard: Typepunk

There’s just something so retro-futuristic about the idea of giant wrist-worn communicators. In the real world, we pretty much skipped right over these contraptions and went straight to smartphones.

READ MORE HERE: http://technabob.com/blog/2012/12/21/steampunk-arm-guard-keyboard/

NUMBER THR3E: Benjie’s Steampunk Mirror Ducati Monster [Photo Gallery]

Here’s a very interesting customized bike that brings together the best in several (apparently) different fields: the Benjie’s Ducati Monster dubbed the “Monster Tracker”

READ MORE HERE: http://www.autoevolution.com/news/benjie-s-steampunk-mirror-ducati-monster-photo-gallery-53227.html

NUMBER 2WO: Ortho Steampunk: Wood May Become Bone Implant Material of The Future

Ortho Steampunk: Wood May Become Bone Implant Material of The Future Orthopedic implants have become increasingly more common over the years thanks to new materials and technology to apply them.

READ MORE HERE: http://www.medgadget.com/2012/12/ortho-steampunk-wood-may-become-bone-implant-material-of-the-future.html

EoT

EoT

NUMBER 1NE: Steampunk fantasy game Edge of Twilight back in production after three year …

In 2009, Australian based studio Fuzzyeyes were in the midst of creating the ultra impressive and promising looking post apocalypse steampunk themed fantasy game Edge of Twilight, when the company ran into financial difficulty and had to let go of all …

READ MORE HERE: http://www.vg247.com/2012/12/14/steampunk-fantasy-game-edge-of-twilight-back-in-production-after-three-year-hiatus/

That’s all for this YEAR!

We’ll see you next week with more of the SteamPUNK happens from around the world.

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