Category: steampunk

  • Steampunk Mouse

    Steampunk Mouse

    As the 1928 version of Mickey Mouse is now out of copyright, thought it was time there was a Steampunk Mouse with all the pith and vigour of Douglas Fairbanks: Interesting links on the subject: Public Domain Day 2024 | Duke University School of Law Mickey, Disney, and the Public Domain: a 95-year Love Triangle…

  • Cyan Eyed – Superb Steampunk Film

    Cyan Eyed – Superb Steampunk Film

    “Cyan Eyed” movie is a triumph of plot, engaging characters, special effects and music within a steampunk world. I’ve only just come across this spectacular film and it so resonates with the vibe of what I imagine and am trying to build for the ‘Cogwheel Chronicles’ game, it is almost spooky 🙂 It has sentient…

  • Cogwheel Chronicles – Airship Combat

    Cogwheel Chronicles – Airship Combat

    Watch Cathodia Callan fight off a marauding pirate airship equipped with a state of the art Tesla Cannon.

  • Western Steampunk

    Western Steampunk

    The Wild West (or ‘Weird West’) has always been a part of the steampunk ethos. The two major historical steampunk conceits are ‘retro futurism’ within bothVictorian England and Wild West America. And as such Cogwheel Chronicles embraces both of these concepts within its game world. Early concept work for the weird wild west:

  • Victorian England Steampunk

    Victorian England Steampunk

    A call to an age of retro simplicity with the promise of so much more …

  • Steampunk Airship Aerobatics

    Steampunk Airship Aerobatics

    What is the best game play dynamics for the control of an airship for both combat and exploration purposes? That’s the exam question presently being wrestled with:

  • New Hero Steampunk Airship

    New Hero Steampunk Airship

    Some elements of 3d kitbashing have gone on to create this new hero airship for Cogwheel Chronicles. As much as I might want to create everything from scratch, I just don’t have the time at the moment. Still, I think it looks OK rendering in Unreal and looks pretty cool in action with flapping wings…

  • Cogwheel Chronicles Back Drop

    Cogwheel Chronicles Back Drop

    Just exploring some of the game themes within a ‘mood board’ of sorts:

  • Cogwheel Chronicles – Cel Shading

    Cogwheel Chronicles – Cel Shading

  • Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game

    Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game

    I just absolutely love this style, quirkiness and the production values (all cheese included) 🙂