Check out the various technologies of Defiance, including concept sketches.
Sketches of a cold fire weapon.
Vo-tech - a slang term encompassing all alien technology - not only does amazing things, but looks cool.
An alien firearm - or "Vo-tech" as all objects of alien origin are known.
Early concept sketches of a charge blade.
The massive arks, as seen by a human when they first arrived in 2013.
The Ark core, houses a terraspire - the main vehicle through which the terrasphere helps transform landscapes via terrarforming. The Ark brain, which powers an entire Ark, is an artificial intelligence built into the ship.
Po-tech (or "poor tech") is slang for the primitive technology that predates the Votans arrival (in other words, old fashioned stuff, like a regular firearm).
The vehicles of 2046 - commonly known as rollers - are modified to withstand the rough, alien terrain that is now commonplace.
A detailed look at all the components of a common firearm in the universe of Defiance.
Note the detail of this sketch - the cloth covering the handle for comfort of the user!
Another component breakdown of a firearm which Nolan often uses.
A cadre of rollers.
An early rendering of a roller.
A concept sketch of the Ark core and terraspire.
A terrasphere, capable of transforming landscapes - and quite valuable on the black market.