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Derelict ships

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  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    More work on the bow ramscoop projector.


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Mirrored the bow ramscoop, and added the fusion drive unit.


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • DannageDannage171 Posts: 0Member
    I'm late to this party, but I'm enjoying what you're producing.. I say enjoying, when I mean a mixture of envy and stuff....
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    It's a party? Here I was thinking it was more like a wake around here.

    "Envy"? That's a new (and much appreciated) one. Thank you.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    I need to stop with the long, thin ships. It's hard to get good views of them.


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Next:

    Tag: 0000 202264-8682493
    Type: cruiser
    Status: retired
    Location: Holdfast
    (Orion 003.82+-14507.20)
    Culture: Behest
    Est. Age: 870 million years
    Size: 447 meters
    Nickname: Lemon Drop

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • DannageDannage171 Posts: 0Member
    rojren wrote: »
    It's a party? Here I was thinking it was more like a wake around here.

    "Envy"? That's a new (and much appreciated) one. Thank you.

    Okay, "I just woke up" how's that? :)

    For your long thin ships, all you need to do is the A word... No, I meant Animation... Simple flyby with the camera following/panning... I say that assuming these stills take less than three weeks to render...
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Okay, I'll give that a shot.

    AutoCAD seems to have improved on the flyby options a bit since I last looked. It would be nice to find some tips and tricks that actually explain things, though.

    Please excuse how crappy the video is.


    https://youtu.be/lXuSW8-siVw
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    A little better.

    https://youtu.be/0ycdePqhv98
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • DannageDannage171 Posts: 0Member
    These are a joy to behold. What version of Autocad are you using? I'll research whether there is a middle format you can export to and I can do some slightly better renders, though nowhere near the quality you get on this site from.. you know.. the arty folk.


    edit: here, see if you can do this:

    Solution:
    The newly recommended format for exporting 3D data is FBX.
    The command to export to FBX is FBXEXPORT.
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Thank you.

    I've been using AutoCAD 2019, which, oddly they've removed FBX import/export from. I still have 2018 (which has FBX import/export, but has other major bugs they never fixed) loaded.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    I don't think this one is going anywhere.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Not really a fan of this one. Done.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • DannageDannage171 Posts: 0Member
    Sorry, been a mad week. I was supposed to be uploading a Youtube video every day this week, instead I went out every night. Harrumph... I think the latest one is quirky (but then everything you have is!)

    If you're not happy as a capital ship, what about rescaling some of the detail and making it a work-bee or shuttle for some similarish ships in your fleets?
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Next:

    Tag: 0000 0010212-0202034
    Type: Explorer
    Status: abandoned
    Location: Skinwalker Nebula
    (Orion 000.75+80272.07)
    Culture: Sombec
    Est. Age: 27 million years
    Size: 140 meters
    Nickname: Hoopskirt


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Worked on the drive and a bit of the habitat.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Done.

    Maybe I should have called this "Cnidaria" or something...


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    This one's another odd, asymmetrical one.

    I don't like the spokes, so they're going to go.

    Tag: 0000 010088-0001194
    Type: exploratory cruiser
    Status: retired
    Location: Ersatz Nebula
    (Orion 002.37-18727.40)
    Culture: Consequence
    Est. Age: 420 million years
    Size: 140 meters
    Nickname: Quoit


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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Lost the spokes.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Added banks of windows and other things.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Done. That's about 150 ships/stations/whatevers over the past five years. I think I'll take a break.




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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    A couple of months back I fiddled around with the flyby export options in AutoCAD. (I managed to find a software bug that the good people at Autodesk are still puzzling over.) Anyway, I managed to edit some snippets of video together.

    https://youtu.be/dgyA-YWFQ00
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • bosunbosun61 Posts: 0Member
    I like it. That long spindly design has a good 2001 vibe to it as it flies past.
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Thanks, bosun. I tried another ship today. It was determined to act up. Weird flickerings and the sound was acting up.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Another circular one. Bad planning. Well,it would be if any of this were planned.

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    Tag: 0000 020061-0006094
    Type: Deep Explorer
    Status: disabled
    Location: Dispepsia XXXII
    (Orion 001.61-20317.93)
    Culture: Idolizers
    Est. Age: 375 million years
    Size: 1875 meters
    Nickname: Bullseye
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    edited February 13 #1467
    Added the hangars and a few other bits.

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    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    edited February 13 #1468
    Done.

    Uh, never mind. I just noticed the geometry was corrupt.

    Maybe now.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on February 14, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    edited February 27 #1469
    Next:


    Tag: 0000 020031-0002282
    Type: ground-to-orbit cargo/personnel hauler
    Status: disabled
    Location: Tsennic Glee
    (Orion 002.64-25137.27)
    Culture: Ebb and Flow
    Est. Age: 840 million years
    Size: 320 meters
    Nickname: Bow Tie



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    Post edited by rojren on
    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on February 19, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Added details.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on February 21, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
  • rojrenrojren299 Louisville, Kentucky USAPosts: 1,467Member
    Added some more color, and some shapes.

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    Lizzy777
    • Like - Lizzy777 on February 24, 2019.
    "Tradition: Letting dead people make your decisions for you."
    -- Sir Terry Pratchett (paraphrase)
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