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17th Feb '17 5:50:21 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', people use Firewitched pistols, explosives and lamps, create Theadstones that can serve as communication devices and alarms, have Wordwitched contracts that work like Wiki articles and so on.
16th Feb '17 4:58:07 PM ScrewySqrl
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* Constanze Braunschbank Albrechtsburger from ''Anime/LittleWitchAcademia'' is a [[CuteWitch witch student]] who mixes magic with technology like a [[GirlGenius Spark.]] She made a RobotBuddy out of a Playstation-like console, flies a broom with a propeller-driven engine, made a manabolt firing shotgun, and magic powered microwave ovens, among other tricks.
12th Feb '17 10:54:15 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Many of the feats of engineering seem aided by magic. The Wall is far larger than normal architecture should allow and Valyrian steel is supernaturally sharp.
23rd Jan '17 9:28:50 PM DustSnitch
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* In an episode of ''Podcast/PlumbingTheDeathStar'', Zammit argues the {{Masquerade}} in ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' is bad because wizards and muggles could be working together to make, in his words, "A MEGA-NUKE" by combining magic and science.
-->'''Jackson''': No, a nuke with a dragon in it!
-->'''Zammit''': With '''three dragons'''!
22nd Jan '17 5:19:02 AM MarkLungo
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* The Technomages in ''Series/BabylonFive'' and the SpinOff ''Series/{{Crusade}}'' are exactly this. They are literally described as "people who uses technology to imitate the effects of magic".

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* The Technomages in ''Series/BabylonFive'' and the SpinOff ''Series/{{Crusade}}'' are exactly this. They are literally described as "people who uses use technology to imitate the effects of magic".
22nd Jan '17 3:31:25 AM Luppercus
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* The Technomages in ''Series/BabylonFive'' and the SpinOff ''Series/{{Crusade}}'' are exactly this. They are literally described as "people who uses technology to imitate the effects of magic".
8th Jan '17 3:05:21 PM Vir
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When {{Magitek}} is combined with [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism gritty realism]], we get DungeonPunk, but magitek is also common in comic fantasy. There are also some cases of technology based on sufficiently advanced magic, which is itself disguised sufficiently advanced technology. FantasticScience leads to this because it treats magic ''as'' science; something to be studied and learned and experimented with.

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When {{Magitek}} Magitek is combined with [[SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism gritty realism]], we get DungeonPunk, but magitek is also common in comic fantasy. There are also some cases of technology based on sufficiently advanced magic, which is itself disguised sufficiently advanced technology. FantasticScience leads to this because it treats magic ''as'' science; something to be studied and learned and experimented with.



* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', powers granted by the devil fruits are often used in very creative ways. Ace's sailboard is propelled thanks to his ability to generate flames, Captain Smoker's Blower Bike is powered by wind-catching wheels being blown by the smoke he generates, Mister 3's ship is also powered thanks to its owner's candle wax generating superpowers. Eneru supplies himself electicity used to fly his Ark Maxim. The dials (seashells that can store kinetic energy, sound, light, fire and anything else depending on the version) and transponder snails might be seen as this, but is most likely ''OrganicTechnology''. One Piece is a versatile manga indeed.
* In ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'', fossilized dragon hearts are dug up and used as a power source for the planet's HumongousMecha. Lord Dornkirk's technological empire seems almost entirely comprised of {{Magitek}} machinery. An early episode even featured a quarry for said dragon hearts that had its own HumongousMecha onsite... a [[MundaneUtility fossilized dragon heart-powered bulldozer.]] This is how [[spoiler: Dilandau used to be a little girl named Selena Schezar... and reverts to a female body at the end. Selena was kidnapped and used for "fate-alteration" experiments.]]

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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', powers granted by the devil fruits Devil Fruits are often used in very creative ways. Ace's sailboard is propelled thanks to his ability to generate flames, Captain Smoker's Blower Bike is powered by wind-catching wheels being blown by the smoke he generates, Mister 3's ship is also powered thanks to its owner's candle wax generating wax-generating superpowers. Eneru supplies himself electicity electricity used to fly his Ark Maxim. The dials (seashells that can store kinetic energy, sound, light, fire and anything else depending on the version) and transponder snails might be seen as this, but is most likely ''OrganicTechnology''. One Piece OrganicTechnology. ''One Piece'' is a versatile manga indeed.
* In ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'', fossilized dragon hearts are dug up and used as a power source for the planet's HumongousMecha. Lord Dornkirk's technological empire seems almost entirely comprised of {{Magitek}} Magitek machinery. An early episode even featured a quarry for said dragon hearts that had its own HumongousMecha onsite... a [[MundaneUtility fossilized dragon heart-powered bulldozer.]] This is how [[spoiler: Dilandau used to be a little girl named Selena Schezar... and reverts to a female body at the end. Selena was kidnapped and used for "fate-alteration" experiments.]]



** That's mostly the Nouveau Guild and their nation. Nouveau magic, as the name implies, runs on change, so coming up with new and interesting ways to use magic, and the corresponding changes in society, are what makes the magic work. Other nations on Cyress follow more stable systems of magic (barring [[CloudCuckooLand the Astral Guild]]) and don't have the {{Magitek}}.

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** That's mostly the Nouveau Guild and their nation. Nouveau magic, as the name implies, runs on change, so coming up with new and interesting ways to use magic, and the corresponding changes in society, are what makes the magic work. Other nations on Cyress follow more stable systems of magic (barring [[CloudCuckooLand the Astral Guild]]) and don't have the {{Magitek}}.Magitek.



** Bonus points for that most of the {{Magitek}} of the elves seems to be sentient, no matter how pointless it is -- for example an enchanted arrow that loudly protests when it's fired at a dragon.

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** Bonus points for that most of the {{Magitek}} Magitek of the elves seems to be sentient, no matter how pointless it is -- for example an enchanted arrow that loudly protests when it's fired at a dragon.



* Some Creator/TomHolt books have Magitek, such as the magic mirror that runs ''Mirrors '95'' in ''Snow White And The Seven Samauri'' or the various devices in the ''Portable Door'' series. ''Literature/DjinnRummy'' mentions genies who have gone into business running technological devices, making these {{Magitek}} in the truest sense.

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* Some Creator/TomHolt books have Magitek, such as the magic mirror that runs ''Mirrors '95'' in ''Snow White And The Seven Samauri'' Samurai'' or the various devices in the ''Portable Door'' series. ''Literature/DjinnRummy'' mentions genies who have gone into business running technological devices, making these {{Magitek}} Magitek in the truest sense.



** Chaos forces use [[BlackMagic black]] [[{{Magitek}} magitech]] to create [[ArtifactOfDoom their most powerful works]], such as [[DemonicPossession daemonically-possessed]] tanks or HumongousMecha. The Dark Mechanicus and their Hereteks are often the sources of most of the Daemon Engines. Meanwhile the Iron Warriors (who have close ties to the Dark Mechanicus) are the biggest employers of Daemon Engines and possessed wargear.

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** Chaos forces use [[BlackMagic black]] [[{{Magitek}} magitech]] Magitek to create [[ArtifactOfDoom their most powerful works]], such as [[DemonicPossession daemonically-possessed]] tanks or HumongousMecha. The Dark Mechanicus and their Hereteks are often the sources of most of the Daemon Engines. Meanwhile the Iron Warriors (who have close ties to the Dark Mechanicus) are the biggest employers of Daemon Engines and possessed wargear.



* SpiritualSuccessor series ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' has {{Magitek}} in spades as well, though the magic is called {{Alchemy}} and [[PsychicPowers Psynergy]]. Most of the {{Magitek}} here is SchizoTech remaining from the glory days of {{Alchemy}}.

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* SpiritualSuccessor series ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' has {{Magitek}} Magitek in spades as well, though the magic is called {{Alchemy}} {{alchemy}} and [[PsychicPowers Psynergy]]. Most of the {{Magitek}} Magitek here is SchizoTech remaining from the glory days of {{Alchemy}}.alchemy.
8th Jan '17 2:49:30 PM nombretomado
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* It's a little unclear how much of ComicBook/{{Galactus}}' power comes from the Power Cosmic and how much comes from his very advanced technology. It's even less clear after he [[FusionDance merges]] with a swarm of [[KillerRobot Killer Robots]] that is his UltimateMarvel counterpart.

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* It's a little unclear how much of ComicBook/{{Galactus}}' power comes from the Power Cosmic and how much comes from his very advanced technology. It's even less clear after he [[FusionDance merges]] with a swarm of [[KillerRobot Killer Robots]] that is his UltimateMarvel ComicBook/UltimateMarvel counterpart.
15th Dec '16 1:00:32 AM Doug86
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* ''Broken Gears'' as "A game of animistic steampunk", runs on this. It's [[AfterTheEnd Post-Apocalyptic]] GaslampFantasy where firearms must be oiled to feed salamanders (see [[Quotes/{{Magitek}} quotes]]) and are tested with thermal ink, and a Devil-[[DemonicPossession possessed]] Analytical Machine [[CloseEnoughTimeline designed by Charles Babbage and Alan Turing]] "helped" to finish WorldWarII and immediately started WorldWarIII.

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* ''Broken Gears'' as "A game of animistic steampunk", runs on this. It's [[AfterTheEnd Post-Apocalyptic]] GaslampFantasy where firearms must be oiled to feed salamanders (see [[Quotes/{{Magitek}} quotes]]) and are tested with thermal ink, and a Devil-[[DemonicPossession possessed]] Analytical Machine [[CloseEnoughTimeline designed by Charles Babbage and Alan Turing]] "helped" to finish WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and immediately started WorldWarIII.
14th Dec '16 12:21:09 PM SailorTardis
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* In ''VisualNovel/MagicalDiary'' this turns out to be [[spoiler: utterly forbidden. Ellen tries to experiment and it almost gets her expelled.]]
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