Behold, Steam Machine, the world's first steam-powered game console. Priced at a reasonable $199.99, a stationary steam engine produces all the electricity you need to play your games, using a patent-pending miniature boiler mechanism. The coolest part? The Steam-Powered Gaming Cabinet will keep you gaming even if the electricity goes out. Continue reading for more pictures, information and the product page.
Here's a fascinating look at "Truth", a stunning Steampunk coffee shop in Cape Town, South Africa. According to Colossal, "Heldane Martin who considered the form factor of espresso machines and coffee roasters to be somewhat similar to the Victorian futuristic fantasy style found in the aesthetic of steampunk." Continue reading for more pictures.
Invicta's 1090 Russian Diver Mechanical Watch is being offered at just $169.99 shipped, originally priced at $1395. Its stylish skeleton dial design adds a trendy feel to your collection. This watch begins with a prominent 52mm 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case with a rounded rose gold-plated stainless steel bezel with a textured coin edge. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video.
- Precise Hand-Wind Mechanical movement.
- Flame-fusion crystal; Polished 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel case; Black polyurethane strap with 18k rose gold-plated stainless steel barrel accents.
- 60 second subdial at 9:00.
- Rose colored skeleton dial with black border and black hands; Screw-down protective cap on crown; Exhibition case back.
- Water-resistant to 165 feet (50 M).
Another day, another round of steampunk creations. Here's one cool fact you may not know: The first use of the word in a title was in Paul Di Filippo's 1995 Steampunk Trilogy, consisting of three short novels: "Victoria", "Hottentots", and "Walt and Emily", which, respectively, imagine the replacement of Queen Victoria by a human/newt clone, an invasion of Massachusetts by Lovecraftian monsters, and a love affair between Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Continue reading for more.
Another day, another round of steampunk creations. This time, we bring you a selection of random gadgets and computers that have become popular on the internet over the years. For those who never heard of this word, it basically refers to a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. Continue reading for more.