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    Klawxx - Shipyard | W.I.P. News & Screenshots

    Discussion in 'Fan Art/Screenshots' started by klawxx, Sep 24, 2018.

    1. Thadius Faran

      Thadius Faran #1 Top Forum Poster & Raiben Jackpot Winner

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      Damn shame.
       
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    2. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Woot! I think it's a lot better now, but I will probably have to reshape it's the little head...

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    3. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      This is tonight progress...

      May not seem much, but reshaping the "head"was quite a challenge. Also, I found out that some of the symmetrical parts where offset on one side and I'm having to correct that; this can be hard while working on weird angles, like on it's "chest" cavities.

      Here are the screenshots:
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    4. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Hey.
      Here's the new progress update:
      Finished some more exterior armor and added a "golem like"siege mode to open the torpedo bays; I decided to arm it with four forward facing (dumb/siege) torpedoes and six vertically launched cruise (homming/anti-ship) missiles, plus some machine gun emplacements.

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    5. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Hey. Here's a photo of the torpedo bays open. I will do more detailing later. Hope you enjoy.
      Cheers.

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    6. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Yo!
      Done a lot of wedging today. Had to change some angles to match the block combinations we have available in StarMade, but I think we are still keeping-up with the original ship. Some crazy angles where challenging. Almost finished with the main body, but there's also a lot of armor plate cuttings to do, plus the wings. I'm happy with the results, anyway.

      Here are the screenshots:

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      Cheers 0/
       
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    7. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Hello!
      Just a quick update. I know It's been a while... I got entangled with Fallout 4 and vacation ended. I will go back to this project and will soon post updates.
      Cheers =)
       
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    8. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Hello all!

      The beauty of Starmade is that you can do whatever you want... As you probably know by the posts above, I'm building a replica of the Caldari Raven. So far I've kept it as close to the original as I can, making minor angles and color adjustments to fit starmade limitations... But for a moment I forgot the power I have at hand: If I choose to do so, I could make the ship more symmetrical, change its paint or even entirely remove something wonky...

      I want feedback on a idea that I had... What if I mirror the big "wing", replacing the smaller, asymmetrical one? It would surely give it a more imposing look. What do you think?

      Something I would definitely change is the cruiser missile hardpoint location. I wil move the missile silos to the central dorsal plating, near the place where the wing meet with the main body. Also, as you may have seen in a post above, I will install forward facing torpedos in a golem - siege like way - plus cruise missiles and also some heavy caliber rotating miniguns, hidden under his wings. The Cruise missiles would be vertically launched, by the way.

      Also, as I mentioned on my Status, which paint scheme would you like? I was thinking about the ghostbird:

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    9. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Ok... I went ahead and this was the result....

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      The "Horus" class Heavy Battleship.

      I thought it was a fitting name for the "God of the Sky and Heavens"... I must say I'm quite happy with the result. From some angles it remind me of one of the coolest ship I have ever seen: The "Shadow Vessel" (AKA: Crab thing) from Babylon 5.

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      Here are the (new) ship dimensions and some more shots from the ship:

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      Just a quick note: The screenshots are rather blurry... This is to lessen the load on my computer, since I'm using my 10yo PC at the office: i5-650 / 16GM RAM / GeForce 710 2GB running Linux Mint. Must say I'm impressed. schema is a really talented guy; The game engine is running really smoothy even on funky hardware, although I'm not sure how this ship would perform, fully rigged, on a multiplayer server.
       
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    10. Thadius Faran

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      Isn't it just a Golem with tilted wings now though? :thinking:
       
    11. klawxx

      klawxx Product Manager - Roden Shipyards

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      Hum... not sure. To tell you the truth, I actually never owned a Golem in game; old or newer. Until recently I even thought it was just a reskin of the Raven. Thanks to your link (EVE_NT Ship Editor) I was able to take a closer look and found out how that the "Siege Mode" really looks like.

      Since I'm not bound to any specific rules I will let my Imagination run free and see where it takes me. In any case, I aways have my builds "versioned", so I could go back to the original later If I want to.
       
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