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Pirate Micro Fleet -- updated again

Postby Theblackdog » Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:54 pm

EVEN MOAR SHIPS!

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Overall shot of the fleet. You can see some new frigates and fighters as well as a new destroyer. The Tiger Shark is the only ship remaining from the first incarnation of the fleet, and the Nurse Shark from the second series of the fleet is still around as well.

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/thebl ... ro_022.jpg
My favorite of the new ships is the Lance Frigate, which replaced the Rail Corvette as a long range beam and missile platform.

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/thebl ... ro_024.jpg
The Defense Field Frigate uses the same big machiney assembly as the Lance Frigate.

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/thebl ... ro_026.jpg
Infiltrator frigate. Because everyone else is doing it. Probably needs more work; yes, there will be another update.

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/thebl ... ro_027.jpg
Resource Frigate. It mines asteroids and transports them back to the not-yet-constructed fabricator ship. It can also accompany warships on commerce raids to haul the loot home.

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/thebl ... ro_029.jpg
The new cruiser. Better than my last one, but there's still room for improvement.
Gallery at: http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/82393
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Postby Ross_Varn » Thu Nov 27, 2008 9:36 pm

Cool ships and all, but...

MAKE THE PICS SMALLER!

Please!
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Postby CreatioNZ » Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:14 pm

I would hardly cool it micro but they are all awesome... nice job. I like the amount of detail put in with so little bricks..
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Postby warman45 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:31 am

thats really cool i thought i would make some of my own micro-ships and see how they compare

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Postby Theblackdog » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:13 am

Sorry about pics. I thought my camera's lowest quality setting would be low enough. Apparently it wasn't.
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Postby kidko » Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:41 am

Theblackdog wrote:Sorry about pics. I thought my camera's lowest quality setting would be low enough. Apparently it wasn't.


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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/down ... rtoys.mspx
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Postby pesgores » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:31 pm

The Small fighters=win.
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Postby Theblackdog » Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:49 pm

Thanks Kidko and Pesgores. The main image is now smaller. Warman: I like the designs but I'm not sure the white nose cones work too well with some of the ships. I see you fixed that in the thread you posted.
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Postby Ross_Varn » Fri Nov 28, 2008 9:03 pm

Much better. Thanks.

I like the Defense Field Frigate. Do you use these for battles?

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Postby Theblackdog » Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:28 am

They all have stats, and there will be a battle this weekend. Although the Resource frigate won't be used since I don't have a construction ship yet.
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Postby warman45 » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:20 am

this is a $15.90 constructor i desighned maybey you can use that?

http://shop.lego.com/Product/Factory/Pr ... 3be7938bde

it's just a thought and theres only 2 special pieces that you don't really need
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Postby Theblackdog » Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:04 am

Nice, I like the pentagonal shape.

I don't really want constructor or resource units for this game; it's the first game using these rules and I don't want to make it long and overly complicated. I should have a carrier/constructor ship built soon enough.
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Postby Shaeph » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:12 pm

I just remembered something,
why do we humans like putting the most important part of the ship,
the bridge,
in the most vulnerable area,
the front.

Its just stuipid
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Postby Blitzen » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:29 pm

What would you put in front?
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Postby Ross_Varn » Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:51 pm

A buncha shields. (If you look at it, most ships don't have their bridge in front.)

Seriously though, how come we can't put it in the middle?
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