Sunless Sea: Captain a Ship and Explore the Dark Expanse of the Unterzee

A buoy with a light at the top, floating on an evening sea. Words read
Image: Failbetter Games via Steam

Genre: Steampunk roguelike/choose-your-own-adventure?

Synopsis: You are a captain who sails through an underground sea, always returning to your home port of Fallen London. In pursuing your chosen ambition–such as wealth, immortality, or finding your father’s bones–you will encounter a variety of unconventional characters and bizarre situations. And you will have to choose how to deal with them. Do you agree to take the undead Tomb Colonist passengers on a tour of adventure to distract them from their final death? Protect them while they’re in your charge? Or sell them to a colony of giant spiders for profit? Continue reading “Sunless Sea: Captain a Ship and Explore the Dark Expanse of the Unterzee”

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Girl Genius: The Epic Adventures of Mad Scientists

A blond girl in raggedy garb standing on a floor made of skulls, with a monster behind her. Next to her is written, "Agatha Heterodyne and the Chapel of Bones, A Gaslamp Fantasy with Adventure, Romance, and Mad Science, Girl Genius, by Phil and Kaja Foglio."
Image: Girl Genius, Artist: Phil Foglio

Genre: Steampunk/Gaslamp fantasy

Synopsis: In a world where mad science is a superpower and those that have it–Sparks–rule cities and empires, Agatha Clay is a research assistant at a university. She thinks she’s just some girl with a penchant for headaches, until her locket is stolen–and she finds out the locket was somehow suppressing her own Spark. The person who gave her that locket–her uncle–must have been hiding her existence. But why? Continue reading “Girl Genius: The Epic Adventures of Mad Scientists”

Video Roundup: Lindsey Stirling, Kaizo Trap, and Rocket Jump

I haven’t done one of these in a while–possibly because it’s the lazy blogging option and I feel bad doing it too often–but I do have a few cool videos I wanted to point out.

First off is one of Lindsey Stirling’s music videos–she’s a violinist who does a lot of cool, SFF/geeky-themed videos. For example, she’s done Dragon Age, Skyrim, and Lord of the Rings. The music videos for her own original work tend to be engaging as well, such as the steampunk/Western-themed Roundtable Rival. Continue reading “Video Roundup: Lindsey Stirling, Kaizo Trap, and Rocket Jump”