“Sloss”ome!
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It’s Sloss. It’s awesome. It’s “Sloss”ome. Also? No one on set came down with tetanus from running around ancient metal structures. That, right there, is already the mark of a good day. We had all been eyeing Sloss since a cold rehearsal day so many moons ago. I mean, c’mon, you run around with goggles and steam-anything on your person, all roads eventually lead to Sloss. So, we knew we’d get there eventually, and once we were there, not even the rain could stop us!

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So, the gang headed to Sloss. On a cloudy, rainy weekend, we managed to eek out a pretty impressive shot with the jib, and then some! Fight choreography was to be had, and the steam rifles — aside from a previously successful test run — had their first day on set.

 

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We also just messed around with our cameras and generated some pretty good shots! Much thanks to Jason — aka “Turk” — for making them look so gosh-derned purty.

 

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We still have some work to do, but that’s okay, because it means another trip back to the factory. There could be worse things on the horizon. Such as… let’s see:

— One helluva fight which you can check out the beginnings of here: Fighting for the Steam Gun. Hopefully, someone will be maimed. Not enough to stop shooting, just enough that their discomfort will be delightful. Then again, that does defeat the purpose/definition of maimed. Moving on.

— A costume transition for Lady Victoria in a Steampunky bathroom of some kind. Closed set? With the internet around, there is no such thing. As our actress would say, “womp womp”.

— The possibility of irreparable face damage to Brian and/or Dave and/or Arthur and/or… well, you get the gist. See the first part. Something like this?

— Extras. So many Steampunk extras.

— Giant mechanical spider… just kidding.

— And don’t forget about the wheelhouse!

Actually, looking back over that? Looks like there’s nothing BUT good things on the horizon. Stick around for more adventure!

 

 

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