Real world inspirations for Teslagrad
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The Tesla Tower, the looming structure that most of the game takes place in, is loosely based on the original concept drawings for Stalin's Palace of Culture and Science
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_...nd_Science).
only wildly extaggerated and given a electrical rod at the top of the statue instead of a giant statue.


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Interesting! Also, first image is chocolate label.
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i had no idea! that's awesome.

here are some more inspirations, the romantic art is kind of loose inspiration for a loose scandi-russian cultural grounding, the plant is Pollia condensata-the shiniest plant in the world, which served as inpiration for the bio-electric flowers (or power plants, as they're known in the office) that charge you in the game.

in addition there's some buildings from bergen that stem from pre-industrial times that influenced the look of the city in Teslagrad

old automatons were a source of inspiration for the mechanical theatre sequences.


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