New ship...

Discussion in 'Scifi 3D Forum' started by Lots, Jan 15, 2004.

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  1. Lots Jedi Master

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    Dec 7, 2001
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    Got my system working again.. lets hope it stays that way :p

    this counts sorta like a doodle i guess :p dont quite know what it is really.. but here it is

    [image=http://whisperingstatues.com/alf/capship01.jpg]
  2. CrixDorius Jedi Knight

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    Jun 18, 2002
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    Hmmm... Could be a Hutt cruiser...

    Look's good.
  3. Dr. Jones Jedi Master

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    Nice level of detail so far, but... well can't really say if I like it yet
  4. Darksteps Jedi Knight

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    when I say this I mean no offense... kinda looks Star Trekkie...
    ;)
    Darksteps...
  5. Lots Jedi Master

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    i have no universe in mind really.. just doodling :)


    and whats wrong with star trek ;)
  6. darthviper107 Force Ghost

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    Star Trek is BAD. Anyway, show us a bigger picture so we can see the overall shape, from this I can't really tell.
  7. William_G_Matthew Jedi Knight

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    I like Star Trek. More specifically, Seven of Nine, but the show's pretty awesome too!

    \__Will__/
  8. Lots Jedi Master

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    the fun part is thats all that htere really is :p i havnt thought about the size.. or what the main body will look like.. we'll see since im just going on whatever i feel at the moment.. (will work more on it tonight..) all the detail i've really done on this is the area around the bridge so far, which is why no one can really comment on it yet :) i was just excited to have my computer _able_ to do any opengl work again that i had to do something :p

    anyway here's a pulled back shot just so you can get an idea where the main body can go (tho i think the ship over all will be much larger than what this pic will look like..)

    [image=http://www.whisperingstatues.com/alf/capship02.jpg]
  9. darthviper107 Force Ghost

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    Looks interesting, does need work on the main body though.
  10. Shadows_545 Jedi Knight

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    That looks sweet!

    When i look at it, I think of it as a engine section of a ship, but it looks like it could turn into something else pretty quick. ;)

    Shadow...
  11. bobabert Jedi Knight

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    Dec 24, 2002
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    Hey Lots good job with nice details
    want to see more!!... :D
  12. Lots Jedi Master

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    Still debating on how to do the main body (i dont like how it is now.. so its going out..) but i have updated the bridge area a bit.. still debating on how to do lower levels and the top but most of the middle layers im happy with so far.. anyway here it is

    [image=http://whisperingstatues.com/alf/capship03.jpg]
  13. Chris_F Force Ghost

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    Wow, that looks great.

    It must be lots of work. (Pun intended) ;)
  14. Lots Jedi Master

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    just a quick update before i go to bed..

    smoothed out the rough spots and added some more detail to the bridge area. Also dropped the old main hull, will probably replace it with something a bit more appealing later.. when i decide what it should be :p

    [image=http://whisperingstatues.com/alf/capship04.jpg]
  15. Munglerizer Jedi Padawan

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    that looks great. I have just started getting into modelling properly so I can safely say, your doodles are far better than my finished work :D

    quick construction question from someone looking to get serious. the detail on the bridge; do you extrude it all from the rest of the model or is each item of detail a separate object?
  16. Lots Jedi Master

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    well.. depends on my mood really.. The larger pieces.. like the bridge triangle and the area behind the bridge are all separate objects while the smaller details (most of the plating) are separated from the main object but extruded off them selves.. alot of the lines were drilled.. tho i dont know what the term equivelent in max is to this..
  17. Lots Jedi Master

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    just a quick update.. since i havnt had much time i just "sketched" the very basic and not very accurate (bad polys too) shape of what i was thinking for the hull.. the end result will be more curved than it is now and hopefully will fit in better :p

    [image=http://www.whisperingstatues.com/alf/screen_capship.jpg]
  18. djr33 Force Ghost

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    interesting... could work i think :)
  19. darthviper107 Force Ghost

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    It looks like a boat, if that's what you need then that would be great. If it's a spaceship, I would jut out the bottom of the front further.
  20. Anrev_the_Jedi Jedi Master

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    Looks like something out of Starblazers.
  21. Lots Jedi Master

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    i have some modifications of cource ;)

    more on the way.. later..
  22. Lots Jedi Master

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    just a few updates..

    [image=http://www.whisperingstatues.com/alf/screen_capship2.jpg]
  23. djr33 Force Ghost

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    i think that the bottom should be flattened some... seems too "tall"... looks great though...
  24. Master_Katrov Jedi Knight

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    I've always wanted to play around with the Eclipse-class, looks like now it is becoming more and more a reality.
  25. Lots Jedi Master

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    heh eclips class huh?

    thats not really what i had in mind.. but it does sorta resemble it doesnt it :p

    here's the alternate version if you are interested

    [image=http://www.whisperingstatues.com/alf/alternate.jpg]
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