Zombie Seeker wrote:
I think the exaggerated relief on the 4 footer will look horrible in HD. You just have to take a look at a few screen shots of the 6 footer from Generations to know that there is plenty of detail in it. http://movies.trekcore.com/gallery/a...11/gen0636.jpg
Granted the 4 footer probably looked better on a small standard definition TV that was not able to pick up the subtleties of the 6 footer.
You do realize that new shots of the 6ft model in Generations are going to look better then the original ILM, let alone Image G, effects shots. They did a lot of detailing work and a different paint job, then what was originally done for tv.
I much prefer the original paint job. There was plenty of detail to it, and it felt much more appropriate to the design.
The Generations scheme tried to replicate the aztecking from the refit-E era (something ILM was never good at), and ends up looking like its covered in plaid.
Physically there's very little added detail, with the phaser stripes being the major upgrade.