Designing Worlds discovers the mystery of the stolen books in New Babbage

12/11/12  at 5:50 PM
Now available on the web - our seasonal New Babbage show! 

There's a coal shortage in snow-covered New Babbage, as Saffia and Elrik pay one of their periodic visits to the steampunk city. But they're just visiting some of the libraries there ... what could possibly go wong?

An Unexpected Encounter in New Babbage
Before long, Saffia and Elrik, aided by the Assistant Maceholder Victor Mornington and Librarian Bookworm Heinrichs - accompanied, of course, by a hapless Mr Biggins - are dragged into an adventure involving stolen books, seasonal curses and a highly dangerous book, fit to be mentioned in the same breath as the Necronomicon and the Book of Al Azarine ...

Uncle Tingly's Christmas Tales for New Babbage Young 'Uns, secure in its case

Uncle Tingly book designed and created by Edward Pearse
Bells
, Bookstand (and chains) designed and created by Beq Janus

Designing Worlds pays a seasonal visit to New Babbage - what could possibly go wrong?

12/10/12  at 8:11 AM
Join us at 2pm SLT today, Monday 10th December, for the new episode of Designing Worlds at our studio in Garden of Dreams when we'll be taking a seasonal trip to New Babbage. A rather chilly one too, if all the reports we've heard about the coal shortage are true!

New Babbage in the Snow, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Now, our trips to that industrial steampunk city have not been entirely without incident in the past - what with murders, dangerous dark mermaids, mendacious Santas and purloined diamonds ... to say nothing of Elrik being mistaken for Sherlock Holmes, or that time we discovered the dark secrets under the lost Asylum ...

But really, we're visiting libraries this time! What could possibly go wrong?

Although we might wonder why it's necessary to keep a certain children's book chained up in a locked desk ...

Uncle Tingly's Christmas Tales for New Babbage Young 'Uns, secure in its case

So join us, at 2pm today, to unlock the true terror of Uncle Tingly's Christmas Tales for New Babbage Young 'Uns ... if you dare.

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in at 2pm SLT on Monday for the live show on http://treet.tv/live – where you can now chat with other audience members and even some of the participants during the show – or catch it later in the week on our shows page on the Treet.tv web site at http://treet.tv/shows/designingworlds – our very own version of the iPlayer!  

Uncle Tingly book designed and created by Edward Pearse  
Bookstand (and chains) designed and created by Beq Janus