SteamPunk
What is Steampunk? <ul><li>Steampunk refers to technology looking and acting as technology in steam-era.  Or have that loo...
What is SteamPunk – Part II <ul><li>Steampunk also can take an alternate history route.  Using things like, what if techno...
Is it Like CyberPunk? <ul><li>Fans of cyberpunk usually are also fans of steampunk. </li></ul><ul><li>Steampunk shares the...
Origin Of SteamPunk? <ul><li>SteamPunk originated off of cyberpunk. </li></ul><ul><li>First stories were written in cyberp...
Let's Stereotype SteamPunk <ul><li>Usually set in the victorian era (19 th  century) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Includes technolo...
Any Famous Stories? <ul><li>The Difference Engine  – By William Gibson and Bruce Sterling (1990) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>The L...
People and Steampunk <ul><li>Yes people do role-play and modify technology to be more steampunk. </li></ul>
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Steampunk

  1. 1. SteamPunk
  2. 2. What is Steampunk? <ul><li>Steampunk refers to technology looking and acting as technology in steam-era. Or have that look of being from the 19 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually fantastic technology or realistic technology, re-made to look like it was built at a far earlier date. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is SteamPunk – Part II <ul><li>Steampunk also can take an alternate history route. Using things like, what if technology had taken a turn at x instead of y. Or if people had focused on vehicles instead of having the invention of computers. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is it Like CyberPunk? <ul><li>Fans of cyberpunk usually are also fans of steampunk. </li></ul><ul><li>Steampunk shares the same themes of rebellion. </li></ul><ul><li>Aside from differences in time and technology, steampunk usually does not take place in a grungy atmosphere. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Origin Of SteamPunk? <ul><li>SteamPunk originated off of cyberpunk. </li></ul><ul><li>First stories were written in cyberpunk style, but used old technology and set in the past. So it became coined as “steampunk.” </li></ul><ul><li>Although, steampunk has several different themes, other than your typical cyberpunk type of rebellion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Let's Stereotype SteamPunk <ul><li>Usually set in the victorian era (19 th century) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Includes technology we use modernly, except as if it were built in the 19 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains themes of rebellion as typical “punk”. </li></ul><ul><li>Utopian scene/locations. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Any Famous Stories? <ul><li>The Difference Engine – By William Gibson and Bruce Sterling (1990) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>The League Of Extraordinary Comic – Alan Moore and Kevin O-Neil (1999) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Steampunk – This is an anthology of several steampunk stories. (2008) ‏ </li></ul>
  8. 8. People and Steampunk <ul><li>Yes people do role-play and modify technology to be more steampunk. </li></ul>

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