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MacLeod January 3 2013 06:48 PM

Yet another list of Top Starships
 
http://www.sfx.co.uk/2012/12/02/top-...fi-spaceships/

bigdaddy January 3 2013 07:32 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
They list all the Enterprises (Even the damn B!) except for the Enterprise C?!

That is simply a crime. :lol:

kirk55555 January 3 2013 07:50 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
While I like the Excelsior class, I like the Ambassador class too, and the refit look of the B has always seemed kind of pointless to me. Its weird they didn't put the C on there, especially since some of the ships on the list look pretty stupid.

Admiral Buzzkill January 3 2013 08:24 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Well, they're certainly British. The list...meh.

DarthTom January 3 2013 09:58 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
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kirk55555 wrote: (Post 7482967)
While I like the Excelsior class, I like the Ambassador class too, and the refit look of the B has always seemed kind of pointless to me. Its weird they didn't put the C on there, especially since some of the ships on the list look pretty stupid.

Excelsior class was always may favorite as well - big surprise look at my avatar.

Has anyone ever looked at the scale of the largest federation ship compared to a super stardestroyer?

Neroon January 3 2013 11:40 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
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MacLeod wrote: (Post 7482658)

Please remember that the next time you start a thread it needs a decent amount of content beyond simply posting a link.

cylkoth January 3 2013 11:43 PM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Quote:

kirk55555 wrote: (Post 7482967)
While I like the Excelsior class, I like the Ambassador class too, and the refit look of the B has always seemed kind of pointless to me. Its weird they didn't put the C on there, especially since some of the ships on the list look pretty stupid.

I also like the Excelsior class, but hated the 'pot belly love handles' they gave to the B. It really mussed it the design.

Here's a video on the design evolution of the Enterprise ships (sorry, don't mean to hijack the thread by focusing on Trek ships, but the CGI shown here is impressive for each class).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAakbHMvgzI

RAMA January 4 2013 12:07 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
A plucked chicken and big blue box number 1 and 2? I don't think so.

Kudos to whoever found the starship pics though, some of the best I've seen.

Trotting out the latest list from back in May:

1. Ambassador Class E-C-STNG
2. Leonov-2010
3. Minbari Cruiser-B5
4. Vorlon Dreadnaught-B5
5. V'Ger-STTMP
6. Nihydron ship-Voyager
7. Super Star Destroyer-SW:ESB
8. Dominion Battleship-DS9
9. Cheyenne Class-STNG
10. Romulan Warbird-STNG
11. Relativity-Voyager
12. Icarus II-Sunshine
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13. Borg Cube-STNG
14. Shadow Ship-B5
15. Earthforce Omega Class Destroyer-B5
16. Alien Mothership-CETK
17. Prometheus-Prometheus
18. S'ona Battleship
19. Alien Solar sailer-Outer Limits
20. Bajoran Solar Sailer-DS9
21. Companion Cruiser-Earth:FC
22. Akira Class-STFC
23. Saurian Cityship-Voyager
24. Battlestar Galactica-BG
25. Gomtu-STNG
26. Brittania-Lensman
27. T'Plana Hath Vulcan-ST:FC
28. Enterprise D-STNG
29. Basestars-NuBSG
30. Narada-ST09
31. D'Kyr Class cruiser Vulcan-STENT
32. X-Wing-SW
33. Argonaut-Heroic Age
34. Mars-1-Red Planet
35. Nightingale 229-Supernova
36. Alien ship-B5 Thirdspace
37. Explorers ship-Explorers
38. Promelian Battlecruiser-STNG
39. Enterprise Refit-STTMP
40. Tie Fighter-SW
41. Discovery-2001
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42. Valdore-Romulan-STNEM
43. Explorer Class-B5
44. Lectroid ship-Buckaroo Banzai
45. Enterprise E-STFC
46. Excalibur-B5 A Call to Arms
47. Antares-Defying Gravity
48. Mars 2-Mission to Mars
49. Alien ship-Alien
50. Sphere/machine-Contact

MacLeod January 4 2013 01:07 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
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My Name Is Legion wrote: (Post 7483207)
Well, they're certainly British. The list...meh.

Well given that SFX is a British Magazine, that's to be expected.

davejames January 4 2013 01:30 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Please, a Top 50 list? Is there any iconic ship that wouldn't be included in a list that big?

CorporalClegg January 4 2013 01:49 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Any list that doesn't have the Enterprise at number one and the Falcon at number two just isn't worth my time.

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davejames wrote: (Post 7484725)
Please, a Top 50 list? Is there any iconic ship that wouldn't be included in a list that big?

The Enterprise C. :p


The War of the Worlds ships weren't on there, or the Planet Express.

RAMA January 4 2013 02:16 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Quote:

davejames wrote: (Post 7484725)
Please, a Top 50 list? Is there any iconic ship that wouldn't be included in a list that big?


Well maybe, considering there are 100s of ships from some of the more well known shows.

RAMA

BillJ January 4 2013 02:17 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
Only two or three ships per page? That's fucking annoying, I found more interesting things to do after the first three pages.

stj January 4 2013 03:11 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
I liked the Leonov, as well as the Discovery and the ship in Avatar. And the Enterprise, the real one, from Star Trek, still counts as the most innovative attack on phallic symbolism and pointless streamlining that still incorporates a saucer motif. Babylon 5's Earth warships almost make it for the rotating midsection but the weird armaments cause too much cognitivie dissonance.

All the rest may be pleasing or not to the eye, but there's nothing beneath the surface. And therefore don't really belong on an all time list, I think.

The Wormhole January 4 2013 04:11 AM

Re: Yet another list of Top Starships
 
So, they throw in images these ships supposedly look like. Why didn't they have an image of an Akira class ship as the Enterprise NX-01's doppleganger?


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