Monday, September 19, 2011
Steampunk, interestingly enough, is easily one of the most popular alternate history genres on the market. By definition a change in technology, leading to changes in political, economic, and a plethora of other things, is not only a great potential for excellent writing (just ask the Steampunk Scholar for a few suggestions), but alternate history maps with a Steampunk view are also unique gems to behold.
I happened upon the artistic cartographer, ~Alt-Reality, a bit ago, who designed some amazing alternate history maps. A few Steampunk-focused maps exist, but to truly enjoy them do take the link to the lager versions – they are painfully beautiful! Additionally, there are plenty of other alternate history maps at ~Alt-Reality’s Deviant Art location, (including yet a few more Steampunk maps to indulge in), located at… http://alt-reality.deviantart.com/