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K-Machines first edition cover.
Author Damien Broderick
Cover artist Getty Images
Country United States
Language English
Series Players in the Contest of Worlds
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Thunder's Mouth Press
Publication date
February 22, 2006
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 336 (first edition)
ISBN 978-1-56025-805-6
Preceded by Godplayers

K-Machines is a 2006 science fiction novel by Damien Broderick. It is the sequel to Broderick's 2005 novel Godplayers. It follows the story of August Seebeck who is empowered with a killing device and finds himself moving world to world in a brutal and confusing game.[1]


K-Machines was first published in the United States on February 22, 2006 by Thunder's Mouth Press in trade paperback format.[1][2] It won the 2006 Aurealis Award for best science fiction novel.[3]


  1. ^ a b "K-Machines (Godplayers, book 2) by Damien Broderick". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Bibliography: K-Machines". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  3. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years' results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-01-16.