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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #30 on: June 04, 2011, 10:26:55 am »
Woah, that's a touch under the belt there, Ultimatum, ugly isn't really a flaw.
And Dr. Octagonapus, What part of POPULAR fictional spacecraft did you miss :P
By the way, it's a missile, not a spacecraft.
I thought things from the Spore Creation Corner were a no-go.

Now, sence Ultimatum failed to post a spacecraft, I'll post this:

Imperium Emperor-class Battleship.

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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #31 on: June 04, 2011, 10:29:42 am »
By the way, it's a missile, not a spacecraft.

That's not what the search terms said.
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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #32 on: June 04, 2011, 10:33:24 am »
Cathedral and Gothic bits are not required, unless they're gonna use that battering ram on the front, thats unneeded too. Also, I read some books, they need sensor probes so they won't be so blind in their stern.

U.S.G. Ishimura, bonus points if you don't mention the Necro infestation. Ignore the other craft.

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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #33 on: June 04, 2011, 10:34:23 am »
@Dr.Octagonapus It's a Demolisher-D Anti-LAC Torpedo/Missile thing. Go look it up in the Photos thread and read the post.
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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #34 on: June 04, 2011, 10:35:22 am »
@Dr.Octagonapus It's a Demolisher-D Anti-LAC Torpedo/Missile thing. Go look it up in the Photos thread and read the post.
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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #35 on: June 04, 2011, 12:33:17 pm »
Okay boys, learn how to use PMs.

Cathedral and Gothic bits are not required, unless they're gonna use that battering ram on the front, thats unneeded too. Also, I read some books, they need sensor probes so they won't be so blind in their stern.

U.S.G. Ishimura, bonus points if you don't mention the Necro infestation. Ignore the other craft.



Well as a whole, I'd say the thing looks horribly unprotected.  The ship has armor plating split into strips that have gaps easily large enough to shoot through, not to mention being completely open from the top and suspended ABOVE the chassis that its actually trying to protect.  Plus, you know, necr- okay, I won't do it.

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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #36 on: June 04, 2011, 03:15:57 pm »
It considers punching enemy flagships as a viable strategy.


Cathedral and Gothic bits are not required,

Actually, that's used to protect them from the Warp.


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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #37 on: June 04, 2011, 03:20:16 pm »
Cathedral and Gothic bits are not required,

Actually, that's used to protect them from the Warp.


I thought Gellar shields did that.
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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #38 on: June 04, 2011, 05:51:02 pm »
I think I read it somewhere, though I really can't remember where.

It was brought up in a debate in Spacebattles.com, I think...

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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2011, 05:10:35 pm »
Those flowery things don't look like they have very good protection. Then again, they are drone ships, implying mass production.

Hey, can anyone here design a spacecraft with no flaws? That would be interesting.

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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #40 on: June 07, 2011, 09:00:40 pm »
They should have sent a poet!!

I have no idea what this ship is, and you didn't include a link.  The adress says something about "realistic" wormhole travel.  (Is this hotlinked?  Bad UFO.)  I guess that ring is the propulsion system.  It's a very simple design, which is probably good.  But what is it supposed to do when it gets to the other side of Rainbow Road?  I don't see any kind of sensors or communication tools.  Hell, there isn't even a window.  Everything might be hidden behind those panels, but I have no way of knowing.  For all we can tell the thing is an empty tube, or an engine that broke loose.

Probably not a Goat, either.


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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #41 on: June 07, 2011, 11:37:02 pm »
Guns only on the top. also, considered unlikely to hit a target two meters wide. which is just pathetic.
 
really pathetic. I mean come on this is supposed to be future tech and stuff and dont fuching say its long long ago cause thats not the point why the fuch do their weapons have horrendiously terrible aim compared to things we have had for decades seriously the f***.


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Re: Pointing out flaws in popular fictional spacecraft
« Reply #42 on: June 08, 2011, 03:33:06 am »
It's made of meat.

"Magic biotech stronger than guns and steel" meat, but meat nonetheless.





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