Games, an art book, and a beloved gaslamp fantasy comic were the top draws among steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns in 2022. Leviathans: The Great War attracted the most funding, but two other projects – Sherlock Holmes the Awakened and Girl Genius: The Exorcism Engines – had the largest numbers of backers.
It’s been a busy couple of months for steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns, and here are two more for your consideration. Two others have about seven more days to meet their funding goals.
Four steampunk-related campaigns have launched in the past week, joining three others that are still in progress. If that’s not enough, at least five additional campaigns are set to launch in the near future.
The game, also entitled Apequest, puts players on the trail of the Professor’s orangutan butler Geoffrey and a pair of stolen time trousers. The Kickstarter campaign by developer Mark Powell is now well into stretch goals.
The Exorcism Engines is the seventh volume in The Second Journey of Agatha Heterodyne and the 20th overall since the series launched in 2001. PDFs of the series will be available for half off through the end of the crowdfunding campaign.
Boston Metaphysical Society creator Madeleine Holly-Rosing is funding a new trade paperback collection while Flatline Comics is seeking support for the second issue of Last Ride of the 4 Horsemen: Conquest.
L.A.-based writer Peter Miriani is crowdfunding Aldous Spark and the Feast of the Unspoiled, the second in a four-part series of graphic novels. Meanwhile, Ernoldas Pocius is back on Kickstarter with jewelry made from watch movements.
Their seventh full-length album will consist of 10 new original songs. “We’re picking out more of that dark mystical vibe,” says Samantha Stephenson. It’s set for delivery in July as a CD and digital download.
Hopeless, Maine Book Two: Inheritance is the second in a series of new editions for the popular graphic novels. Rewards also include an RPG, prose novel, and Tarot deck.
Unwoman is collaborating with Klingon Pop Warrior on a new EP of cover tunes sung in Klingon, with proceeds going to charities. Meanwhile, Insymmetry Creations is crowdfunding a new Heirs of Isildur installment.