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Bearcat99
09-07-2007, 01:48 PM
The Gallactic Fleet vs The Empire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxX0DKE3oqw&mode=related&search)

joeap
09-07-2007, 02:04 PM
*Insert obligatory overmodelled comment*

Very nice work, actually would be fairly even IMO...but no way any Federation vessel could stand up to such firepower. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

BSS_Goat
09-07-2007, 02:21 PM
Ya'll really think the carriers (Battlestars)would be in sight of each other.........

BOA_Allmenroder
09-07-2007, 02:26 PM
I demand to see:

TE charts
Turn radius charts
Rate of climb comparisions
Convergence settings
pilot reports
arm chair pilot reports (the most important of all the above: actual experience in real life space craft counts for very little)

before I make a decision on who would win.

joeap
09-07-2007, 02:29 PM
Originally posted by BSS_Goat:
Ya'll really think the carriers (Battlestars)would be in sight of each other.........

Come on, don't forget these ships were combination carriers/dreadnoughts of space. Haven't you seen this link (www.this link.com )?

Argg don't make me drag out the charts. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

Korolov1986
09-07-2007, 02:31 PM
Originally posted by BSS_Goat:
Ya'll really think the carriers (Battlestars)would be in sight of each other.........

Not much choice when a Interdictor cruiser powers up the grav-wells. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Warrington_Wolf
09-07-2007, 03:10 PM
As a fan of Battlestar Galactica (old and new series) and Star Wars I thought that was really cool. How did they make that?

fordfan25
09-07-2007, 03:14 PM
BSG would have no chance aginst ST or SW. the simple fact that ST and SW ships have shilds.

Grand_Armee
09-07-2007, 03:20 PM
Nice Vid. Very busy, though. I love Sci-fi. BTW...is it me, or do the 'bad' guys always have the coolest looking gear?

Divine-Wind
09-07-2007, 04:09 PM
Movie making rule number #4,327:
A) Give the bad guys the cool, hawt stuff and the quality of your movie will improve by at least 15.3%
B) Give the good guys the fugliest equipment the average 5-year-old can imagine and your movie will improve by a further .781%

joeap
09-07-2007, 04:47 PM
No, the X-wing at least was cool looking "good guy" kit, plus it could fly in atmosphere, unlike the Tie fighters (which were also very cool).

Battlestars were also cool looking...though in the Star Wars universe...I have to say the Empire's capital ships were much cooler than the Rebel Alliance. I mean Mon Calamari cruisers, that name alone makes me hungry I want to dip the ships or Admiral Ackbar in batter and fry them and serve em with a lemon wedge. Come on!

Grand_Armee
09-07-2007, 05:11 PM
I've always wondered about the engineering of the ti-fighter.

Where was the engine? How does one convert captured solar radiation into thrust without a boiler and steam turbine?

Was there ever any justification for this ever written up by Lucasfilms, or was it a case of "it's sci-fi, we can do whatever we want".

At least in Star Trek you were given some idea of how warp drive works. In Babylon Five you had some idea of how a jump gate worked.

Low_Flyer_MkVb
09-07-2007, 05:14 PM
It's the overcoming weightlessness in space that gets me...how do they do that?

The-Pizza-Man
09-07-2007, 05:48 PM
Originally posted by Grand_Armee:
I've always wondered about the engineering of the ti-fighter.

Where was the engine? How does one convert captured solar radiation into thrust without a boiler and steam turbine?

Was there ever any justification for this ever written up by Lucasfilms, or was it a case of "it's sci-fi, we can do whatever we want".

At least in Star Trek you were given some idea of how warp drive works. In Babylon Five you had some idea of how a jump gate worked.

The TIE wings are radiators

Bearcat99
09-08-2007, 06:50 AM
Out of the 3 big ones.. ST,BSG & SW.. BSG gets my vote.. the new one in particular. It is gritty and very well done... and I missed this right off.. but it is basically a carrierborne show in space... they use the same Brevity & procedures or very similar at least, as a real carrier. This was brought home to me in one episode when I heard Starbuck say... "Apollo Starbuck tally bandits bearing 340 in hot...." and then she went to work.... The ST universes is just too clean. Another thing I like about BSG is.... so far I haven't seen any aliens.... just Cylons & humans... where as in the ST universe there are dozens of humaniod species with various bumps ridges or lines on their heads.... and they all can figure out how to fly each others spacecraft.. ven in the DQ... in about 30 seconds.

DuxCorvan
09-08-2007, 06:59 AM
Yep. The thing I less like in SW universe, is that there are hundreds of alien species... but for some reason we normally see just ONE example of each.

BSS_CUDA
09-08-2007, 08:16 AM
all these Sci-Fi shows pale in comparison to Babylon 5. Vorlon planet killer ships. the Shadows. even the white star fleet and Minbari cruisers

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v129/CUDA97045/whitestar11.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v129/CUDA97045/shadow17th.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v129/CUDA97045/shadow08th.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v129/CUDA97045/minbari05.jpg

Fox_3
09-08-2007, 08:54 AM
Originally posted by Grand_Armee:
I've always wondered about the engineering of the ti-fighter.

Where was the engine? How does one convert captured solar radiation into thrust without a boiler and steam turbine?

Was there ever any justification for this ever written up by Lucasfilms, or was it a case of "it's sci-fi, we can do whatever we want".

At least in Star Trek you were given some idea of how warp drive works. In Babylon Five you had some idea of how a jump gate worked.


TIE stands for twin ion engine.

Each fighters electrical/ion thrust system requires but a tiny amount of fuel, minimizing the vessel's mass/inertia quotient to the point that it can make high speed course changes that are simply not possible by other ships.

The large hexagonal solar array panels provide power for propulsion initiation, and weapons fire, as well as protecting the cockpit module from enemy weapons fire and damage scan analysis.

From the Star Wars Technical Journal.

BSS_CUDA
09-08-2007, 09:19 AM
Originally posted by Fox_3:
The large hexagonal solar array panels provide power for propulsion initiation, and weapons fire, as well as protecting the cockpit module from enemy weapons fire and damage scan analysis.

From the Star Wars Technical Journal.
not to mention how great they are for your SA, and people complain about the visibility of the 38 with its twin booms http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif