Sandal punk is a subgenre of the Punk Punk
science fiction category. It focuses on the classical period or the ancient world before the Middle Ages, usually Ancient Rome
, or Ancient Greece
, or both
, sometimes with hints of The Trojan War
; or alternatively, on a Fantasy Counterpart Culture
or Planet of Hats
modeled on those settings.
- Those historical novels by Mary Renault which are set in ancient Greece.
- Pyramid magazine outlined two separate Sandalpunk GURPS settings: "Bronzepunk" (Greece) and "Ironpunk" (Rome).
- OGL Ancients is based around the civilization before the Roman Empire (with special focus on Greece and Egypt) and features the Artificer Class.