Tag Archives: steampunk

Fan Art: Ackbar goes Steampunk

IMAGE: Eric Poulton’s Steampunk AckbarThe man who started the whole Steampunk Star Wars craze, Eric Poulton, is back with his take on Admiral Ackbar.

A scientific genius with a troubled mind, Captain Ackbar spent much of his life roaming the stars in a ship of his own design. After witnessing his homeworld captured and his people enslaved by the Empire, he gathered a loyal crew and fled into deep space, planning to escape civilization entirely.

50 years of LEGO

Everyone’s favorite plastic block toys are now fifty years old. Neatorama celebrates with ten neat LEGO facts and links. I’m going to do much less work and show you another great Steam Wars entry, RocketSeason’s Steam-Powered Speedy bicycle:

IMAGE: Steam-Powered Speedy bicycle by RocketSeason

And people say licensing killed LEGO creativity…

Be sure to check out the front page of Google, too!

May the craft be with you

scrapyoda.jpg The Dubai Steamtroopers are not alone… In Bangkok, artist Yumi Modal and family are also crafting Star Wars figures from metal. Is this the start of a new trend? Graffiti is so last season. (via)

Before Kyle Katarn, there was
Gonk. Are you worthy of building an avatar of The One Droid? (via)

Someone made a tiny version of the Shadows of the Empire novel. But why SOTE? Is there a whole collection of these things out there somewhere? What a terrifying prospect!

So you already have a Princess Leia hat, crocheted Yoda ears, and an Artoo hat; Why not round out your collection with an R2-D2 Beanie?