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  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Done-ish.


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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 4, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 9, 2019.
    komaro
    • Like - komaro on June 20, 2019.
    McC
    • Like - McC on July 22, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    This is what happens when you use some pretty good but overpriced software that has some pretty lame video export options, then run it through a free video editor and attach some royalty-free music.


    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 9, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 9, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    I see you're still building ships for your own universe. Very nice. I like that animation, and the music you found for it is nice too.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Yeah, I've still got a bunch of old (and a few new) ideas to mine for new ships. And I still have a hard time getting into the design ethic of the established universes.

    I did do a Federation post-Antares / pre-Constitution era medical ship earlier this year.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 9, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 9, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    I like that a lot. :)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Thank you. Here's some more views. I don't think I posted them here, just on the Discord channel and my site.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 11, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 11, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Something a little smaller this time. (The surface facets are on purpose)

    Tag: 0000 008121-0013134
    Type: orbital inspection vehicle
    Status: abandoned
    Location: Aethir Station
    (Orion 001.61-19747.21)
    Culture: Coramen
    Est. Age: 1.4 million
    Size: 4.5 meters
    Nickname: Keglestub



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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 14, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 14, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    Nice start. It has an early Apollo capsule look to it so far. :)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    It should end up looking a bit different. Maybe. I hope.

    Added a 'drive ring', and an airlock.


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    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 15, 2019.
    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 15, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    It wasn't a criticism, just what came to mind. It definitely looks different. I like the look of it so far.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    edited June 15 #1512
    It wasn't taken as a criticism. It was more of an observation. I was just trying to come up with a response while 1/2 - 3/4 asleep on the couch.

    Truth be told, I could probably do with more than a bit of criticism if I'm going to get any better at this.


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Added a bunch of detail to the airlock module.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 18, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    edited June 20 #1514
    I'm not sure how clear this is, but I've been building the inside of the control cabin. It's split down the center. The brown sausages are the acceleration couches (0.25g max).

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 21, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Done with this.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 25, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 25, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    Nice work. I really like those cutaway renders.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Thanks. I wasn't going to do those, but then suddenly I was doing them.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on June 26, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    I'm not sure why, but I tend towards cargo ships.

    Tag: 0000 0081152-0001002
    Type: cargo hauler
    Status: surplus
    Location: Cadell XVIII
    (Orion 001.12-28037.00)
    Culture: Gu
    Est. Age: 60 million years
    Size: 520 meters
    Nickname: Sumpter


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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on June 27, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on July 3, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Worked on the drive, habitat and a bit of the superstructure.


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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on July 3, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on July 3, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    That's looking good.
    rojren
    • Like - rojren on July 11, 2019.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Worked on the cargo mods, changed some stuff. Forgot to copy some parts.


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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on July 11, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on July 17, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Done.

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    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on July 17, 2019.
    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on July 17, 2019.
    McC
    • Like - McC on July 22, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    Nice. I really like the cargo pods.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Next:

    Tag: 0000 003061-0001018
    Type: racer
    Status: retired
    Location: 221 Delphi Cassus
    (Orion 001.22-20877.17)
    Culture: Paz
    Est. Age: 27 thousand years
    Size: 62 meters
    Nickname: Alacrity


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    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on July 27, 2019.
    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on July 28, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    I like the shape, it definitely looks fast.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Thanks. I hope it looks fast when it's finished. It's ended up a bit stubbier than I was planning.


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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on July 31, 2019.
    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on August 3, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Started playing around with the materials and lighting settings again. I usually get started, then have to stop before I can get very far.

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    evil_genius_180
    • Like - evil_genius_180 on August 3, 2019.
    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on August 3, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_180665 Posts: 8,477Member
    That's cool. I like that center glowy thing a lot.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    edited August 5 #1529
    Thanks. That's the business end of the main drive unit. It's had a gold foil material applied set to the color temperature of an incandescent lamp.

    Uhhh huh.

    I punched some buttons, slid some sliders, and got a bit lucky.
    Post edited by rojren on
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg281 CaliforniaPosts: 835Member
    Great designs. I hate to ask but, what software are you using? I know if I wasn't lazy I might find it somewhere on this site or in this thread.
    I watched the video above with the music. A great way to show off an intricate ship.
  • rojrenrojren293 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,465Member
    Thanks. I use AutoCAD. I think something around here mentions that, but I'm damned if I know where.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
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