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#1 J4ke

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:38 PM

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Well, I didn't really intend to, but I built Star Wars. Not based on anything in particular, just a generic light cruiser/whatever from some generic era. Oh well. It still looks cool. For what it's worth, it probably fits in best with the Old republic/ KOTOR era, with the wide cockpit and general curviness. I was quite inspired by the Republic shuttly thing in TOR.

So yeah, rather pleased with this. Angles, curves, nifty cockpit orientation... fun stuff all around.

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 12:08 AM

Really nice build! I like the overall shape and the clean colour layout. Also those little flap side doors towards the back are very cool... I could easily see this being the Republic Gunship's brother. Any interior other than the cockpit?

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 07:56 AM

Nice looking ship J4ke! I was browsing your flickr page and there are some really cool builds there as well. :thumbup:
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Posted 03 November 2012 - 10:48 AM

Nice pleasing shapes going on there J4ke, especially the cockpit caught my interest! Add to that lots of nice details and a good solid color scheme and you end up with a great MOC. Well done! :thumbup:
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Posted 03 November 2012 - 12:42 PM

Very interesting shaping, it looks quite Corrilian.
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Posted 03 November 2012 - 05:10 PM

Really nice ship :thumbup: :thumbup:

Recall perfectly the Corellian style in the shape and in the colors :wink: :wink:

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#7 J4ke

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 08:36 PM

Thanks all.

There's no interior, because I accidentally made it too short inside for a minifig to stand up in. So there didn't seem any point in filling out the interior. As a consequence, it's really light, and swooshes excellently.
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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:45 AM

perfect canopy.
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Posted 04 November 2012 - 10:07 AM

It's really nice. The shape and the colorscheme are great. Maybe a little too many guns for a starwars ship of that size :wink:

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#10 J4ke

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 09:48 PM

Thanks!

As for the armament... 2 quad-lasers and 4 lasers isn't that excessive... since I imagine that the 4 little ones are more for point-defense, leaving the quads to focus on larger targets.
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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:46 AM

This is very impressive.  The curves and the blockyness of the cockpit really accent the craft.  You've done an excellent job building this.  :thumbup:

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