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26th May '16 10:19:47 PM PaulA
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* Creator/HarryTurtledove's ''The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump'' is the very definition of this trope; it's set in an AlternateHistory 20th century Earth that functions exactly like our own, except all the technology is magical.
** He also wrote a series following the course of a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII analogue with behemoths in the place of tanks, dragons instead of planes, enchanted "[[ThisIsMyBoomstick sticks]]" that worked a lot like guns, a magical Manhattan Project, and so on.

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* Creator/HarryTurtledove's ''The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump'' ''Literature/TheCaseOfTheToxicSpellDump'' is the very definition of this trope; it's set in an AlternateHistory 20th century Earth that functions exactly like our own, except all the technology is magical.
** He * Turtledove also wrote a series following the course of a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII analogue with behemoths in the place of tanks, dragons instead of planes, enchanted "[[ThisIsMyBoomstick sticks]]" that worked a lot like guns, a magical Manhattan Project, and so on.
23rd May '16 6:15:40 AM CRMartin
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** The last statement is ultimately played straight as of ''[[VideoGame/BlazBlueChronoPhantasma Chrono Phantasma]]'', where Phantom's identity is revealed to be [[spoiler: Konoe A. Mercury, aka Nine, one of the Six Heroes who vanquished the Black Beast during the Dark War. Her namesake comes from her holding the ninth seat in a magician's guild known as the Ten Sages, where she is regarded as being [[TheAce the best among her contemporaries]]. She was also the very same person who introduced the concept of Ars Magus to humanity, as well as the ten [[ArtifactOfDoom Nox Nyctores]] that half of the cast are in possession of.]] This becomes a focal point of her story arc in ''[[VideoGame/BlazBlueCentralFiction Central Fiction]]'', where Nine [[spoiler: seeks out every Nox to bring forth the series' equivalent of TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.]]
** Nine's daughter [[MadScientist Kokonoe]] is a peculiar case. Having inherited traits from both her parents, her father being another Hero Juubei, she is naturally versed in Ars Magus as well as the art of traditional magic, as seen when [[spoiler: she incorporates her mother's original spell, ''Infinite Gravity'', to condense a large mass of human souls to activate two marionettes, one of them being the dormant Nox Nyctores Nirvana.]]
20th May '16 1:34:10 PM Edrobot
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* The plot of ''{{Manga/Devilman}} vs. {{Manga/Cyborg009}}'' involves a MadScientist working for Black Ghost building a cyborg body for a demon to posess, in hopes of making the perfect killing machine.
19th May '16 2:50:02 PM Leid
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* In ''Manga/MahouTsukaiNoYome'', this is the product of Magus Craft, which uses magical power as a power-source rather than electricity.
3rd May '16 2:53:39 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Film/{{Thor}}'' is an interesting example, because while ClarkesThirdLaw is in full effect ("On Earth you distinguish between magic and science, where I come from they're one and the same"), it hasn't yet reached the levels of this trope. Specific items like weapons and clothing are imbued with incredible properties, and the Asgardians have the ability to make pinpoint wormholes and use anti-gravity to lift entire skyscrapers high in the air... but they still use (presumably genetically engineered) horses. There's a lot of cultural tradition at work here.

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* ** ''Film/{{Thor}}'' is an interesting example, because while ClarkesThirdLaw is in full effect ("On Earth you distinguish between magic and science, where I come from they're one and the same"), it hasn't yet reached the levels of this trope. Specific items like weapons and clothing are imbued with incredible properties, and the Asgardians have the ability to make pinpoint wormholes and use anti-gravity to lift entire skyscrapers high in the air... but they still use (presumably genetically engineered) horses. There's a lot of cultural tradition at work here.
3rd May '16 2:53:20 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Film/{{Thor}}''
** The film is an interesting example, because while ClarkesThirdLaw is in full effect ("On Earth you distinguish between magic and science, where I come from they're one and the same"), it hasn't yet reached the levels of this trope. Specific items like weapons and clothing are imbued with incredible properties, and the Asgardians have the ability to make pinpoint wormholes and use anti-gravity to lift entire skyscrapers high in the air... but they still use (presumably genetically engineered) horses. There's a lot of cultural tradition at work here.
** Taken further in the [[Film/ThorTheDarkWorld sequel]], where we are introduced to the Dark Elves, a civilization preceding even the Asgardians, who have advanced spacecraft, energy rifles and black hole grenades, but also make use of magic-like energy-manipulation.
* The weapons used by HYDRA, the Nazis' Deep Science Division led by Johann Schmidt/The Red Skull in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', were heavily implied to use the Cosmic Cube/Tesseract that the Asgardians used beforehand as a power source.

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* ''Film/{{Thor}}''
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* ''Film/{{Thor}}''
is an interesting example, because while ClarkesThirdLaw is in full effect ("On Earth you distinguish between magic and science, where I come from they're one and the same"), it hasn't yet reached the levels of this trope. Specific items like weapons and clothing are imbued with incredible properties, and the Asgardians have the ability to make pinpoint wormholes and use anti-gravity to lift entire skyscrapers high in the air... but they still use (presumably genetically engineered) horses. There's a lot of cultural tradition at work here.
** Taken further in the [[Film/ThorTheDarkWorld sequel]], ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'', where we are introduced to the Dark Elves, a civilization preceding even the Asgardians, who have advanced spacecraft, energy rifles and black hole grenades, but also make use of magic-like energy-manipulation.
* ** The weapons used by HYDRA, the Nazis' Deep Science Division led by Johann Schmidt/The Red Skull in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', were heavily implied to use the Cosmic Cube/Tesseract that the Asgardians used beforehand as a power source.
2nd May '16 2:24:06 PM Dvandemon
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* Speaking of Galactus, the Dan Slott Silver Surfer ongoing shows that Zenn-Lavians have a form of technology that combines science and sorcery called ''"Magitech"''. One of their applications for it was the Illumimatrix, a device that can leech or imprint culture itself on a planetary scale. Apparently, Zenn-Lavians stopped space exploration to curb their nasty habit of forcing other civilizations [[InTheirOwnImage into their own image]].
26th Apr '16 10:16:12 AM Discar
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* ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'': Fabrials are steampunk-type devices which run on Stormlight, and use captured [[ElementalEmbodiment spren]] for a variety of purposes. For example, they've invented practical quantum entanglement to make one gem (when activated) move another gem hundreds of miles away. Attach a quill to it and you've got a crude long-distance communication device. At the start of the story, the world is going through a fabrial renaissance, and while they are still primitive in many ways, they are making leaps and strides. They even believe they may be able to make more of the ancient [[SoulCuttingBlades Shardblades]] and [[PoweredArmor Shardplate]], LostTechnology once used by the Knights Radiant, though they haven't made much actual progress on that front. [[spoiler: This is because the Blades were actually the Knights' voluntarily bonded spren, and were not technology at all]].

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* ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'': Fabrials are steampunk-type devices which run on Stormlight, and use captured [[ElementalEmbodiment spren]] for a variety of purposes. For example, they've invented practical quantum entanglement to make one gem (when activated) move another gem hundreds of miles away. Attach a quill to it and you've got a crude long-distance communication device. At the start of the story, the world is going through a fabrial renaissance, and while they are still primitive in many ways, they are making leaps and strides. They even believe they may be able to make more of the ancient [[SoulCuttingBlades [[SoulCuttingBlade Shardblades]] and [[PoweredArmor Shardplate]], LostTechnology once used by the Knights Radiant, though they haven't made much actual progress on that front. [[spoiler: This is because the Blades were actually the Knights' voluntarily bonded spren, and were not technology at all]].
26th Apr '16 10:15:41 AM Discar
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* ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'': Fabrials are steampunk-type devices which run on Stormlight, and use captured [[ElementalEmbodiment spren]] for a variety of purposes. For example, they've invented practical quantum entanglement to make one gem (when activated) move another gem hundreds of miles away. Attach a quill to it and you've got a crude long-distance communication device. At the start of the story, the world is going through a fabrial renaissance, and while they are still primitive in many ways, they are making leaps and strides. They even believe they may be able to make more of the ancient [[SoulCuttingBlades Shardblades]] and [[PoweredArmor Shardplate]], LostTechnology once used by the Knights Radiant, though they haven't made much actual progress on that front. [[spoiler: This is because the Blades were actually the Knights' voluntarily bonded spren, and were not technology at all]].
15th Apr '16 8:04:28 PM Aubri
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* Risky Boots, the villain of VideoGames/Shantae, steals four elemental stones and combines their power... to construct a ''steam engine''.

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* Risky Boots, the villain of VideoGames/Shantae, {{VideoGames/Shantae}}, steals four elemental stones and combines their power... to construct a ''steam engine''.
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