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Mai 2010

Competition!

Hello my dear readers. I have a little competition for you today. I have posted about the game AQUA on several occasions, now I have a free download code to give away. The game was offered to me but since I do not have an XBox one of you gets …

The Art of Dale Mathis

Kudos once again to Timo. Today I am going to say a word or two about Dale Mathis, a most brilliant American artist whose work has a lot in common with the ethetics of Steampunk. This similarity is most likely unintentional. The themes Dale uses for his work just happen …

Completely off-topic

The Empire Strikes Back, to many the best chapter of the original Star Wars Triology, had its 30th anniversary last week. I guess that’s reason enough that I digress from my usual Steampunk theme and give you the Hoth battle scene:

Announcing: Neil Gaiman Week

The week from June 7th – June 13th will be dedicated to Neil Gaiman and his work. Several reasons: Neil Gaiman is without a doubt one, if not the, most iconic graphic novelist. Sandman, his most widely known work, transformed a whole genre. Stardust, Sandman, the Books of Magic all …

Scouting the City

Today was the second really nice warm and sunny day since we moved to Augsburg. It was about time. The cold and damp weather was really getting on my nerves, it’s almost June, after all. So today we walked around town and were most amazed by the hydraulic architecture. There …