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Trying something New...
« on: December 03, 2009, 06:59:26 pm »
...Again :)

This is my Archer-Class warp prototype, as it uses the experimental "bow" nacelle configuration concept.  I call it the Arc-Drive
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2009, 12:52:31 am »
That's the best looking new idea I've seen in quite some time. I think you've got something really hot here.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2009, 01:42:08 am »
Some of the angles remind me of an Asgard ship.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2009, 12:06:19 pm »
I like the idea of vertically aligned warp engines!
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2009, 12:37:18 pm »
Now that I am thinking about it, if you wanted to try and fit in the Enterprise with the annular nacelles, this could be a precursor or in between  style.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2009, 10:24:40 pm »
a cross between asgard and some kind of war of the worlds type old school sci-fy. Interesting. Or the echo-papa weapon thingy...

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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2009, 11:08:05 pm »
I like the concept, but not for the feds, really.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2009, 02:15:59 pm »
Hey, just played with this.. have you thought about trying this as a station?

Did a quick mockup, see what you think.. the centre structure is just a filler circle as a connector, you'll soup it up of course.  ;)
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2009, 04:44:38 am »
Slightly reminiscent of a Cardassian station in that configuration.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2009, 08:29:46 pm »
Most original take on a federation design I've seen in a long time. I REALLY like it and I hope someone makes and releases her soon!

Thanks for sharing Atolm!

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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2009, 11:38:45 pm »
Slightly reminiscent of a Cardassian station in that configuration.

Yea side profile i think ds9 alt universe  ;)
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2009, 01:32:41 am »
If he does the ship, I'd love to see it down as a station as well..

Man, I really need to sit down and start playing with meshing saucers again.. it'll fit in right after my locating that portal to a bubble in space/time where I can fit in a 37 hour day into my normal 24.  :p

But Chris' stuff makes me really want to play with it and see what I can do with it..
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2009, 04:38:01 pm »
Still working in-between all the chaos of RL:



TOS variant idea I was toying with:


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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2009, 05:58:07 pm »
Still think its an awesome idea for an alien race, not really working for me for a Fed.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2009, 06:25:34 pm »
Just put some escape pods on it and it will be Fed right up.
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2009, 07:16:48 am »
That is what I call a thing of beauty. I've seen some unique designs before but I think this is your most unique yet. Mind if I give this a go?? I think it would be quite some challenge although I would need someone else to texture the ship.

Oh and any further reference material would be useful when you get some time Atolm.

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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2009, 11:08:52 am »
That is what I call a thing of beauty. I've seen some unique designs before but I think this is your most unique yet. Mind if I give this a go?? I think it would be quite some challenge although I would need someone else to texture the ship.

Oh and any further reference material would be useful when you get some time Atolm.
Sure, And I am still messing with the shape :)

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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2009, 11:26:49 am »
still playing with the shape:

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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #18 on: December 19, 2009, 09:24:33 pm »
Would it help any if you curved the nacels the other direction? Maybee add a bridge on the top ? I love the panneling pattern but i still cant help to think Azguard from stargate sorry  :-[
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Re: Trying something New...
« Reply #19 on: December 19, 2009, 10:18:06 pm »
It looks alien. I see Andromedan possibilities when I look at them. That's just me though. I see Andros a lot. ;)
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