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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #275 on: January 03, 2010, 10:51:23 pm »
I might check out neosteam at some point. Is it any good ?
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #276 on: January 06, 2010, 11:05:38 pm »
I might check out neosteam at some point. Is it any good ?
No. It's a Korean grinder with plastic gears glued on, so to speak.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #277 on: January 07, 2010, 01:35:48 am »
I might check out neosteam at some point. Is it any good ?
No. It's a Korean grinder with plastic gears glued on, so to speak.

Gotta agree with that. The pictures look all good and the concept art, but seeing a few screenshots, it looks very WoW-esque...

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #278 on: January 16, 2010, 01:30:55 pm »
Sorry if this game's been mentioned already - but just how cool is the trailer !!!

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Might be enough to bring me out of video-game retirement !!!

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #279 on: January 24, 2010, 05:23:56 pm »
You never truly retire.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #280 on: January 25, 2010, 04:20:23 am »
Steam Slug Trailer PC 3:00 of gameplay footage Action

Looks boring, but Steampunk, nonetheless.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #281 on: January 27, 2010, 12:08:01 am »
I am new to this board but I read all the post in this thread and did not see my favorite Steampunk Game. Second Life. The game is a Sim's game and can be played for free. It is a whole world with all sorts of area's. But it has some Steampunk area's. The Independent State of Caledon is the Steampunk area I play in. I use the Pay Version of Second Life so I can own land. Right now I own the Caledon Cape Wrath Tavern on the northern shore of Caledon.

Anyone else here play Second Life at secondlife.com
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #282 on: January 27, 2010, 11:54:21 am »
I am new to this board but I read all the post in this thread and did not see my favorite Steampunk Game. Second Life. The game is a Sim's game and can be played for free. It is a whole world with all sorts of area's. But it has some Steampunk area's. The Independent State of Caledon is the Steampunk area I play in. I use the Pay Version of Second Life so I can own land. Right now I own the Caledon Cape Wrath Tavern on the northern shore of Caledon.

Anyone else here play Second Life at secondlife.com

Another Secondlifer here.  I'm currently wandering New Babbage and Caledon.  I'm hoping to start a small shop in one or both of them soon. :)
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #283 on: January 27, 2010, 06:13:13 pm »
I as well, under the moniker Rhys Thalheimer (can't miss me, I'm the hippie with silver wings...)  Theo
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #284 on: January 27, 2010, 07:19:05 pm »
I am new to this board but I read all the post in this thread and did not see my favorite Steampunk Game. Second Life. The game is a Sim's game and can be played for free. It is a whole world with all sorts of area's. But it has some Steampunk area's. The Independent State of Caledon is the Steampunk area I play in. I use the Pay Version of Second Life so I can own land. Right now I own the Caledon Cape Wrath Tavern on the northern shore of Caledon.

Anyone else here play Second Life at secondlife.com

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #285 on: January 28, 2010, 06:56:05 pm »
I am new to this board but I read all the post in this thread and did not see my favorite Steampunk Game. Second Life. The game is a Sim's game and can be played for free. It is a whole world with all sorts of area's. But it has some Steampunk area's. The Independent State of Caledon is the Steampunk area I play in. I use the Pay Version of Second Life so I can own land. Right now I own the Caledon Cape Wrath Tavern on the northern shore of Caledon.

Anyone else here play Second Life at secondlife.com

Excellent, Vickie - do you have the in-world coordinates so I can save the Tavern's location?  Best, Theo

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #286 on: January 28, 2010, 07:38:18 pm »
Found it, and got your notecard as well, Vickie!  Lovely place, we should call Forum meetings there, in costume of course.   ;) 

For those of you interested:  Wunderland Cape Wrath Tavern, 219.131.24

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #287 on: February 04, 2010, 05:16:15 pm »
I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned them, but two great games are Dark Cloud 2 (known as Dark Chronicle outside North America) and Wild Arms 3.

Dark Cloud 2 has a traditional steampunk vibe. There's an old-fashioned Victorian feel, but also advanced steam-powered machinery, as well as a creative weapons crafting system.

Wild Arms 3 is of the western steampunk genre. There's still the advanced steam technology, but it's in a wild west setting. The Wild Arms series in general has a steampunk vibe, but WA3 is the only one I've played.

Both have anime graphics and are for the PS2. =)

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #288 on: February 06, 2010, 01:56:53 am »
I'd like to add my iPhone game to your list, SteamPunk Hockey: http://itunes.com/apps/steampunkhockey
and another coder's excellent game, Bombardiers. Cheers :-)

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #289 on: February 08, 2010, 12:41:53 am »
Not sure if this has already been mentioned, and it's just an thought anyway so people may not agree.. But what about Fable II? Places like Bowerstone is kinda steampunky, with the Victorian-esque feel to it, and some places have clockwork technology, too.
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #290 on: February 08, 2010, 08:02:30 am »
Not sure if this has already been mentioned, and it's just an thought anyway so people may not agree.. But what about Fable II? Places like Bowerstone is kinda steampunky, with the Victorian-esque feel to it, and some places have clockwork technology, too.


Yes. Fable 2 does have a steampunk fairytale feel to it. It's also very fun.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #291 on: February 08, 2010, 01:22:00 pm »
Not sure if this has already been mentioned, and it's just an thought anyway so people may not agree.. But what about Fable II? Places like Bowerstone is kinda steampunky, with the Victorian-esque feel to it, and some places have clockwork technology, too.


Yes. Fable 2 does have a steampunk fairytale feel to it. It's also very fun.

Insanely fun. :D

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #292 on: February 08, 2010, 09:36:08 pm »
I think Gatheryn (http://www.mindfusegames.com/) is now open for beta, it looks very steamy but the server timed out when I tried to download the client.

I tried Neosteam, but to be honest, the novelty wears off very quickly with that game and I found myself in my usual situation of asking myself what the point was.  I tend to look for MMOs with crafting systems as I like to tinker, hence the reason I prefer Secondlife, because it's just insanely tinkerable.  :)


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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #293 on: February 10, 2010, 06:46:29 am »
Has anyone mentioned Steambot Chronicles on the PS2 yet?  It's actually incredible.  It isn't quite as Victorian as I'd like it to be, but is about building giant steam-powered robots.  You also, at one point, build and play a steampunk electric guitar.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #294 on: February 11, 2010, 03:16:03 am »
Going back to the VERY beginning (well 1st reply, anyway)

The game Arcanum is now on sale at gog.com for $5.99... it is a drm download (so no disks).  I am thinking strongly of spending it so I can download it onto my netbook and play it anywhere...

Just thought I'd share.

And, yes, it is definitely Steampunk!  (How do you get more Steampunk than the main characters first action is surviving an airship crash!???)
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #295 on: February 12, 2010, 01:30:29 pm »
Sorry, I won't buy anything that has DRM, simply because DRM is a fancy way to tell the customer that he has no rights. German law guarantees me the right of a security backup, and DRM denies me that right.

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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #296 on: February 15, 2010, 04:32:58 am »
I looked up Edge of Twilight on my friendly website, IGN, and I read that the game was cancelled for all three platforms it was supposed to be released on.

I trust IGN's word, but the website for Edge of Twilight has no posting (that I can find) that says the game got cancelled.

I am so frickin' confused.
Anyone know anything?

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« Reply #297 on: February 24, 2010, 04:35:59 pm »
I looked up Edge of Twilight on my friendly website, IGN, and I read that the game was cancelled for all three platforms it was supposed to be released on.

I trust IGN's word, but the website for Edge of Twilight has no posting (that I can find) that says the game got cancelled.

I am so frickin' confused.
Anyone know anything?

Some former Fuzzyeyes employees said it was canceled, but then later Fuzzyeyes said that that was not the case.

Also, you should go and give some advice on the "What kind of steampunk game would you play?" thread.
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #298 on: March 01, 2010, 05:28:01 pm »
Wow.  I haven't seen a screenshot of the Myst mechanical age entrance gears in a LONG time!!  It boggles the mind to think of the strides made in computer graphics since then.

You should check out MystIII Exile, the entire Voltaic age is steampunk. Riven (myst 2) also has a lot of steampunk in it. Some of the best puzzel games I have ever played. Make shure you have a notebook to mark all of your observations. Scientific thought benifits players.
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Re: Master Steampunk Computer Games Thread
« Reply #299 on: March 12, 2010, 11:07:24 am »
Hello All,

I have just downloaded a game on xbox live market place called Toy Soldiers which i think many on this board would enjoy. The game is based around some of the major battles of World War One as seen from the perspective of a model soldier (although in point of fact you could spend much of the game without noticing the toy soldier angle). It is basically a tower defence game (you set up your units to automatically destroy waves of enemies soldiers) but with the ability to directly control any of your units from artillery to tanks. Whilst the game is not strictly steampunk (although the tanks and planes are apparently clockwork) it has a lovely antiques style which I think would appeal to steampunk enthusiasts. The soundtrack features some lovely WWI erea gramophone recordings (I've been humming Goodbye Dolly Gray all week!)  and a lot of the game has a nice speia grain filter. There are also some boss battles such as huge tanks and zeppelins which would definatley be classed as steampunk. It's about £10 to download but you can check out the demo for free.  Sorry if this sounds like a sales pitch but I'm just enjoying the game so much and want to share my joy!

Many Thanks,

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