• Cattlepunk
    Cattlepunk

    Cattlepunk

    Cattlepunk is a sub-genre of Steampunk. It is essentially when Steampunk meets the Wild West. The sci-fi element of Steampunk is paired with the Wild West in order to create the sub-genre where cowboys holding revolvers and shotguns are at the forefront. The cowboys in the Cattlepunk genre have a little more high tech incorporated into them, similar to that of the Steampunk genre.  Examples of Cattlepunk An example of Cattlepunk being portrayed in the media is the Daniel Craig movie Cowboys & Aliens, where cowboys and natives have to fight against aliens who are trying to take over the Earth in 1873. One of the most recognisable Cattlepunk portrayals…