steampunk

Steampunk Iron Man Costume Wins Marvel’s Costume Award at New York ComicCon

Steampunk Iron Man Costume Wins Marvel’s Costume Award at New York ComicCon

Our love for steampunk, which has been obvious from the get-go, has just been doubled. Over the weekend, New York was home for some of the biggest fans in comic books, and they descended upon the New York ComicCon event. During that event, Marvel held their costume contest, and one look at this design and you'll immediately realize why it won. A stagger depiction of what Iron Man would look like in the guilded age, this steampunk Iron Man is just about one of the most interesting things we've seen in a long time.

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Steampunk DJ Kit Brings the Best of Both Worlds

Steampunk DJ Kit Brings the Best of Both Worlds

You know by now that we have a natural love of all things Steampunk around these parts. There's just something about the amalgamation between this "alternate universe" aesthetic, mixed with the aspect of our "real world." There's lots of brass, too, and that's shiny. So, yeah. In any event, here's a DJ setup that we've fallen in love with, and it only took one glance.

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DIY Secret Knock Detector lock is best use for Steampunk mechanical iris [Video]

DIY Secret Knock Detector lock is best use for Steampunk mechanical iris [Video]

Regular garage door openers are dull; why aren't you using a knock-controlled mechanical iris to authenticate visitors instead?  BFarn has been detailing his beautiful secret-knock detecting door project, which hides a tap-sensitive panel behind a huge Steakpunk-styled iris.

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Steampunk flash drive is massive and expensive

Steampunk flash drive is massive and expensive

It's been a while since we featured anything in the old meets new style steampunk is famous for. Today we spied this cool looking flash drive that is made up all steampunk style complete with brass, wood, and some little gauges.

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Steampunk Arduino Watch tells time and plays games

Steampunk Arduino Watch tells time and plays games

The last time we saw an Arduino watch that played games its aesthetics were not all that great. It was basically a chunk of tech wired to a sweatband. The latest Arduino watch to surface has much more style and fans of steampunk may be scrambling to make their own.

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Kraken 3D Goggles Bring Steampunk Design to the Theaters

Kraken 3D Goggles Bring Steampunk Design to the Theaters

Over the years, you've probably been able to discern that we have a natural fondness for steampunk. We just can't get enough of it. And, we especially love when designs take on the popular trends in tech. Like, for example, the growing need to see things in 3D. There's no stopping it, so we might as well embrace it. Which becomes increasingly easy when we see things like the Kraken Steampunk 3D goggles.

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Turn your iMac into a steampunk dream with a custom cover

Turn your iMac into a steampunk dream with a custom cover

We have covered out fare share of steampunk gear here on SlashGear. The thing that most of the gear has in common is that they are each a custom built one of a kind devices made by the user. A dude going by the name Woodguy from Old Time Computer is showing off some cool covers for the iMac that gives it that Steampunk look.

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Steampunk Ratrod looks evil

Steampunk Ratrod looks evil

We have looked at all sorts of steam punk gear here on SlashGear. Typically, the stuff we run across are computers and other gadgets that are modern made to look old. I ran across a cool Ratrod today that has steampunk touches on it.

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Steampunk computers look older than grandma

Steampunk computers look older than grandma

I admire people who can take a modern working product like a computer, turn it into a steampunk work of art, and still have the device function properly. If I were to disassemble a computer display, I am sure the thing would never work again.

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Steampunk coilgun looks like the love child of Walther PPK and a radar gun

Steampunk coilgun looks like the love child of Walther PPK and a radar gun

Steampunk designers make some cool stuff that often looks modern and old at the same time. One of the coolest steampunk designs we have seen in a while was that steampunk Professor X wheelchair that turned up last week.

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Professor X steampunk wheelchair isn’t powered by thought

Professor X steampunk wheelchair isn’t powered by thought

I can appreciate the time and creativity it takes to pull off some of the steampunk projects we see now and again. One of the latest is a steampunk interpretation of the wheelchair Professor X of the X-Men uses to get around.

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LEGO Sequencer mixes Steampunk, toys, electronica [Video]

LEGO Sequencer mixes Steampunk, toys, electronica [Video]

Take LEGO, add pseudo-Steampunk style and throw in glitchy electronic music and you might end up with something like Yoshi Akai's wonderful LEGO Sequencer MR II.  A hand-crafted 8-step sequencer, the bizarre instrument uses LEGO bricks to build up patterns of different sounds.

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