Archive for January 2013

Cyberpunk 2077: behind-the-scenes of the teaser trailer and Mike Pondsmith’s visions

model for Cyberpunk 2077 teaser trailer

Platige Image, co-creators of the impressive Cyberpunk 2077 teaser trailer, has released some behind-the-scenes images on Behance. Included are early concept sketches, 3D scans, and photos of the real-life models for the characters shown in the trailer. In the video below, meanwhile, Mike Pondsmith eloquently discusses his inspirations and visions of the cyberpunk world and the upcoming game. He also […]

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Futuristic sports court via LED and glass flooring

ASB GlassFloor for a futuristic Tron-like sports court

The ASB GlassFloor from the German company ASB Systembau can be used to transform indoor or outdoor settings into different sports courts. LED lights underneath the glass give the flooring a Tron-like vibe and these lights can be programmed to display different line formations, as well as scoreboards and ads. The floor surface is specially-treated to prevent direct reflections that […]

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Interface Zero 2.0: Full Metal Cyberpunk tabletop RPG has more than tripled its Kickstarter goal

Interface Zero 2.0 Full Metal Cyberpunk RPG

Interface Zero 2.0, the second edition of the popular cyberpunk tabletop role-playing game from Gunmetal Games, has more than tripled its goal in Kickstarter. The campaign started last January 15 and succeeded in earning its $10,000 goal within 10 hours. The funding has now reached $35,053 (539 backers), with 34 days left to go. The sci-fi/cyberpunk game is set in […]

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Dark Media has acquired The Dose cyberpunk magazine

Damage Von Rock (Editor of The Dose) and Malarackh Von Cyberpunk (editor of Machete Girl)

Dark Media, the creator of Machete Girl Magazine, has acquired the popular online cyberpunk magazine “The Dose”. The Dose has been running since 2006. “We are looking to try new methods of distribution for the magazine, including setting up an app and as well as providing the pdf version of the magazine and finding more ways of getting the mag […]

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As much as this animatronic baby scares the crap out of me, I’m glad it exists

this animatronic baby for a TV reminds me of Eraserhead

This animatronic baby reminds me of Eraserhead. Nevertheless, it’s good that we have something like this. The mechanical infant was built by Chris Clarke for CNFX Workshop, for use in an unnamed TV series. Gone are the days of using dolls (which did not move) and real babies (which could be dangerous). I’ve always been uncomfortable watching movie/TV scenes of […]

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Primordia: a cyberpunk adventure game

Primordia cyberpunk point-and-click adventure game for PC

Primordia is a cyberpunk point-and-click adventure PC game that was launched last December by Wormwood Studios and Wadjet Eye Games. Primordia takes place in a post-apocalyptic world populated by robots. Humans have been non-existent for thousands of years. The machines know very little about humans and highly revere them, believing that Man was the first and perfect machine from which […]

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Netherlands to have futuristic highway that glows in the dark

futuristic glow-in-the-dark highway in Netherlands

A futuristic glow in the dark highway will debut in Netherlands by mid-2013. The Smart Highway will be introduced in the Dutch province of Brabant and is a collaboration between Studio Roosegaarde and Heijmans Infrastructure. The idea won Best Future Concept in the Dutch Design Awards 2012. The concept aims to save energy and improve road safety. The technology will […]

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Listen to some cyberpunk music

cyberpunk music

Here are some cyberpunk music. Enjoy! 1. Pistol Shrimp – Cyborg (available for download at Beatport) Video credit: vitalelectronic 2. Self Injury – Rain in Xion Video credit: mmp2010 3. Infrared Nine – Sacrifice Video credit: mmp2010   

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Death of a Cyborg, the updated version of the “The Last Mourning”

"The First Mourning" painted by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Remember the Cyberpunk version of M.C. Escher’s “Drawing Hands” that I posted last November? The Canadian digital artist Debra Mason (more popularly known online as Shorra) has created an updated version of William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s “The First Mourning”. Shorra’s version is called Death of a Cyborg. “The First Mourning” or “Premier Deuil” in French was painted by William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1888. […]

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Are we living in The Matrix?

Silas Beane believes that we're living in a computer simulation ala The Matrix

Are we just living in a giant computer simulation ala The Matrix? The physicist Silas Beane thinks so. In an interview with New Scientist, Beane stated that odds are in favor of us living in a simulation. If the current computer trends continue, he thinks that we can simulate a universe that is as big as the current observable universe. […]

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