There are No Ray-guns in Steampunk

By Adrian McCauley of NebulaBooks. As Steampunk has become a more popularized and mainstream genre, even becoming a cultural movement, something has been lost in the translation. People have jumped on the ‘cool’ aesthetic without understanding what it was. Now, the term Steampunk, is ubiquitous with three main visual symbols: gears (gears and cogs on…