Theme: Steampunk

Group Description

Steampunk refers to a genre of fiction where the beginnings of the industrial revolution (punctuated by steam powered-engines, though other "early inventions" may also be features) mix with fantasy, magic, the future, or a mixture of all three. As such, many steampunk games are set in the late 19th century. The writings of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells are usually cited as inspiration for steampunk.

Possibly the easiest definition of steampunk is: Modern technology as depicted using an earlier form of technology. A sci-fi with XIXth century looks. Typically this includes a lot of cranks, gears and clockwork mechanisms, but might also feature basic electricity gathered from hydroelectric, geothermal or other sources.

Related groups:

Theme: Dieselpunk - steampunk sub-genre with 1920s-1940s look&feel
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Pro Pinball: Fantastic Journey1999Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsEmpire Interactive Entertainment3.51
Wild Wild West: The Steel Assassin1999WindowsSouthPeak Interactive LLC3.31
Thief: Gold1999WindowsEidos, Inc.4.23
Tail Concerto1998PlayStationAtlus U.S.A., Inc.4.03
Wachenröder1998SEGA SaturnSEGA Enterprises Ltd....
Sakura Taisen 2: Kimi, Shinitamou Koto Nakare1998Dreamcast, SEGA Saturn, WindowsAkella3.43
Ages of Myst1998Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xMindscape, Inc.2.90
Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds1998PlayStation, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.35
Thief: The Dark Project1998WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc.4.12
The City of Lost Children1997DOS, PlayStationPsygnosis Limited3.02
Grandia1997Android, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA SaturnSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.34
Sakura Taisen1997Dreamcast, SEGA Saturn, WindowsAkella3.52
Riven: The Sequel to Myst1997iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, Windows, Windows MobileAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.98
Civilization II: Fantastic Worlds1997Windows, Windows 3.xMicroProse Software, Inc.3.78
Warcraft II: The Dark Saga1997PlayStation, SEGA SaturnElectronic Arts, Inc.3.59
Warcraft II: Battle Chest1996DOSBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.49
The Chaos Engine 21996AmigaRenegade Software...
Angst: Rahz's Revenge1996DOSSoftKey Multimedia Inc.2.28
Lighthouse: The Dark Being1996DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.70
Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal1996DOS, MacintoshBlizzard Entertainment Inc.3.85
Fantasy General1996DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsMindscape, Inc.3.64
The Gene Machine1996DOSVic Tokai, Inc.3.42
Chrono Trigger1995Android, iPhone, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SNES, WiiSony Computer Entertainment America LLC4.07
World of Aden: Entomorph - Plague of the Darkfall1995Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xMindscape, Inc.3.40
World of Aden: Thunderscape1995DOS, WindowsMindscape, Inc.3.47
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Selected Covers

Thief: Gold Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Thief: Gold
Grandia PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Grandia
Tail Concerto PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Tail Concerto

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Thief: Gold
Screenshot from Grandia
Title Screen
Screenshot from Tail Concerto
The Intro
Screenshot from Fantasy General
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