Posted on 21 October 2007
A world where men and women carry magic in their blood, and spilling it can unleash terrible power
Near the start of its development, we reviewed episode one and episode two of BloodSpell.
It has now been edited together, and the entire story has been released as a feature film, available for free download.
BloodSpell has been four years (and one month) in the making. It’s a “punk fantasy” adventure
story, about a world where some people are infected with magic in their blood. When that blood is spilled, the magic comes out, to harm or heal.
These people have been forced into slums and magical hiding places by the Church of the Angels, who believes they must hunt the “Blooded” down and bring them to their Angelic master to be “cleansed”. The story starts when a young warrior monk in training with the Church discovers that he has magic in his blood, and has to flee into the world of the Blooded…
Read the full story
Posted on 10 March 2007
Fresh from Boing Boing: a new sub genre of scifi has appeared, posts Cory Doctorow.
I guess one has to appear once in a while - Cyberpunk, Steampunk, etc.
Punkpunk would be interesting. Oh no, wait, that’s been done, it was the Sex Pistols.
“Clockpunk can be divided into historical and non-historical Clockpunk. Historical Clockpunk explores how the world would have turned out if certain technological developments that occurred later had happened in the Renaissance and or certain inventions in the time of the Renaissance were created on a mass scale in the time period.Non-historical Clockpunk is set in settings similar to the Renaissance but on alternative worlds, planets etc.”
Also, this post has something to do with the synchronicity of everything, but that’s another story… .. . .. . .