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Re: Miniatures

Postby Otterman on Fri 27 Oct 2017 08:33

And if you look at the back near the fin-things, you can see that the upper part does an interesting swoop inwards.

However, it's going to look very snazzy once I'm done. It will be quite satisfying.
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Re: Miniatures

Postby Cralis on Sun 12 Nov 2017 14:45

My apologies for taking so long to read and respond, I've been really sick this weekend. I figured I'd get a lot done this weekend since I had friday off, but I got sick friday afternoon and have been completely out of working order since.

Anyway, I shared the hull outline you posted last week. It's up on the Starfire Facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/starfireboardgam ... boardgame/

I can't wait to see how it turns out!
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Re: Miniatures

Postby nukesnipe on Mon 04 Dec 2017 20:21

Good Lord! The TFN Escorts are SMALL!!

Just received my shipment of small boys. :D
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Re: Miniatures

Postby Otterman on Tue 19 Dec 2017 12:34

Do we think the KON Prokalhon BCV is a refit of the Littniek? Or maybe the Parzh II?
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Re: Miniatures

Postby coldsteel on Tue 19 Dec 2017 18:03

Otterman wrote:Do we think the KON Prokalhon BCV is a refit of the Littniek? Or maybe the Parzh II?


Dunno. Yet. gonna peruse SAW later.
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Re: Miniatures

Postby Cralis on Tue 19 Dec 2017 21:37

Otterman wrote:Do we think the KON Prokalhon BCV is a refit of the Littniek? Or maybe the Parzh II?


I don't see any indication from the story that the Prokalhon is a refit, although the fact that there is only one such ship does make more sense if it was a refit.

Based on the shields and armor values, mounted weapons, and the actual organization of the ship's systems; it looks to me to be closer to the Littniek-class then anything else. That and the Parzh II class doesn't show up in the order of battle until the next year...
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Re: Miniatures

Postby Otterman on Wed 20 Dec 2017 07:15

Good enough. I'll make the Prok a simple refit of the existing KON BC miniature, and devise some new hull form for the true KON CV and CVL.

Regarding the TFN CVL, perhaps just a shorter CV with some slightly different wings? That will certainly save design time.
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Re: Miniatures

Postby Cralis on Wed 20 Dec 2017 15:05

Otterman wrote:Good enough. I'll make the Prok a simple refit of the existing KON BC miniature, and devise some new hull form for the true KON CV and CVL.


And I think you're right that this is how the KON would have done it. A lot of their designs seemed to be refits with a new spread of weapons.

If you decide later to make the KON SD(V), however, that is not a refit. It became a ubiquitous KON design.

Regarding the TFN CVL, perhaps just a shorter CV with some slightly different wings? That will certainly save design time.


Shorter prequel to the Essex? I definitely could see that.
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