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April 2016

Upcoming Graphic Novel: Victorian Bareknuckle League

From beautiful Budapest comes an independent graphic novel called Victorian Bareknuckle League, set in alternative past really not too different from our own Victorian Era, and it is my pleasure to give you a glimpse into it already. First, a really short synopsis what it is all about: Victorian Bareknuckle …

A touch of Halloween in Spring: Fable Cry – Dead Or Alive (For Now)

Here comes another wonderful creepy thing we have the internet to thank for. In the olden days, extravagant music like the one Fable Cry plays most virtuosely would have had some local following but would have been lost to the world at large. But it is the New Millenium (and …

Book Feature: Legacy by Michelle Lowe

The popularity of Steampunk is not waning, not at all. In fact, I have not had so many authors contacting me for a feature of their work in a long time. Here comes the next one: The lady Michelle Lowe has created an intriguing steam fantasy setting in a book …

Recall of Cthulhu

Recall of Cthulhu: A great way to introduce your Children to the Mythos

You are a devoted cultist of the Great Old Ones? You want to introduce your own spawn to the Mythos in a gentle and age-appropriate way? Look no further, here comes Recall of Cthulhu, a wonderful game for 2-4 players, ages 4 to several vigintillion of years, with the cutest …

Kickstarter Loot: Deluxe Mage: The Ascension

Mage:The Ascension is the one role playing game from the World of Darkness series that holds a special place in my heart. Already several years ago, I mentioned in a blog post that Neil Gaiman’s Sandman played an integral part in becoming who I am today. The same is true …

Book Feature: CT Hutt- Havoc’s Children: Dog Days of Thereafter

I was contacted the other day by a writer who shares the birthday with H.P. Lovecraft, reason enough to feature his novel, I say, but before I come to this, here is what others have said concerning CT Hutt:   A rather peculiar fellow reached out to me the other …

EuroSteamCon 2016 – Portugal! Please lend your support

Hello everybody. 2016 is the 5th year of EuroSteamCon and the wonderful people of the Portuguese Steampunk community are hard at work getting their event on the road. They would love to have the renowned gentleman and time- and dimension-hopping rhymer Professor Elemental at their event and have started an …

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Official Teaser Trailer

I think I just leave this here. Bask in the glory of everything that makes Star Wars so visually stunning. And let’s disect this trailer scene by scene and try to infer things about the movie as a whole from it. Go!

Today’s Look is: Metalhead goes to work

Another fashion post by yours truly for the fashionable alternative gentleman, and yes, the pictures where taken just before I went to work today. This time, I have chosen to complement my long hair (ponytail down to just below my shoulders) with some appropriate garments which are still mainstream enough …