Steampunk is a subcategory of Science Fiction or Science Fantasy that uses steam power mixed with either the American Wild West and the 19th century Victorian era. Steam punk has taken very popular turn in art, design, fashion, movies and literature. You can mix just about any culture or genre with steampunk and come up with something artistic and cool. There seem to be no limits on creativity when it comes to cyberpunk. Most people seem to agree that it is a 19th century view of the future if steam power had become the main driver in our lives.