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Old November 20 2010, 07:44 AM   #31
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Re: Design the Next Enterprise

The last thing I need to do is add another project to my plate, but I may not be able to resist taking a shot at this one. Maybe I could recycle my Titan concept since I never actually submitted it for that contest. Hmm...
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Old November 20 2010, 07:52 AM   #32
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Re: Design the Next Enterprise

We're setting up a spceial tool for you to submit your designs, and it'll appear December 9, 2010. Be sure to check back in for your chance to Design the Next Enterprise!
^ Straight from http://www.startrekonline.com/enterprise


When they say "spceial (special) tool" do they mean something to upload files or something to create designs with... I mean, otherwise we'd need to have and know how to use 3D software which I'm sure most people don't have. Or I suppose draw something out in Illustrator or Paint, but unless you're really good I don't think it'd really stand a chance.
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Old November 20 2010, 07:58 AM   #33
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We're setting up a spceial tool for you to submit your designs, and it'll appear December 9, 2010. Be sure to check back in for your chance to Design the Next Enterprise!
^ Straight from http://www.startrekonline.com/enterprise


When they say "spceial (special) tool" do they mean something to upload files or something to create designs with... I mean, otherwise we'd need to have and know how to use 3D software which I'm sure most people don't have. Or I suppose draw something out in Illustrator or Paint, but unless you're really good I don't think it'd really stand a chance.
I wouldn't be too sure about that. Look at Rick Sternbach. The man achieves better results with a pen and paper than most people do with 3D software that costs several thousand dollars.
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Old November 20 2010, 08:06 AM   #34
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I might just take a run at this...
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Old November 20 2010, 08:06 AM   #35
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I wouldn't be too sure about that. Look at Rick Sternbach. The man achieves better results with a pen and paper than most people do with 3D software that costs several thousand dollars.
But that falls under the "really good" category. I'm looking at this from an average person's point of view.
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Old November 20 2010, 12:31 PM   #36
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Apparently anyone can submit a design.

The winner will probably be the one with the design that meshes most with STO's... art direction. Urgh.
You know I was going to enter until you said that.
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Old November 20 2010, 09:37 PM   #37
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We're setting up a spceial tool for you to submit your designs
What, pray tell, is a "spceial" tool? Is it a new kind of spellchecker so that none of the submitted names are readable?
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Old November 20 2010, 09:41 PM   #38
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I just hope "special" doesn't equate to 4th-grade-reading-level-age-appropriate-E-for-everyone-mamby-pamby-über-retardedness.




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Old November 20 2010, 11:42 PM   #39
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I am guessing it's an upload tool, not any kind of art tool.
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Old November 21 2010, 06:33 PM   #40
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Re: Design the Next Enterprise

Saquist wrote: View Post
Herkimer Jitty wrote: View Post
Apparently anyone can submit a design.

The winner will probably be the one with the design that meshes most with STO's... art direction. Urgh.
You know I was going to enter until you said that.
Well, that should be the irresistible challenge to you, as an artist, then - create something magnificent within the rules of the game...
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Old November 22 2010, 09:49 PM   #41
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Saquist wrote: View Post
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Apparently anyone can submit a design.

The winner will probably be the one with the design that meshes most with STO's... art direction. Urgh.
You know I was going to enter until you said that.
Well, that should be the irresistible challenge to you, as an artist, then - create something magnificent within the rules of the game...

yeah....I know...but I can't stand STO.
I'll likely just do what ever I want and if they like then they like it.
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Old November 23 2010, 07:45 AM   #42
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Re: Design the Next Enterprise

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Apparently anyone can submit a design.

The winner will probably be the one with the design that meshes most with STO's... art direction. Urgh.
You know I was going to enter until you said that.
Well, that should be the irresistible challenge to you, as an artist, then - create something magnificent within the rules of the game...
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Old November 24 2010, 03:14 PM   #43
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The last thing I need to do is add another project to my plate, but I may not be able to resist taking a shot at this one. Maybe I could recycle my Titan concept since I never actually submitted it for that contest. Hmm...
Nevermind the rest of your projects, I LOVED that Titan design!
FWIW, you'd get my vote for sure.
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Old November 24 2010, 04:37 PM   #44
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I've been mulling it over. My Titan design was a very sleek and organic shape, even more so than the Grandeur. Hard to say if it would fit with the general STO design aesthetic. Still, seems to me that an Enterprise ought to stand out from the crowd a bit.

I'll be giving it some more thought. In the mean time, I gotta get some Grandeur updates posted.
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Old November 24 2010, 05:07 PM   #45
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It's been too long, so I don't remember exactly what your Titan design looked like! Got any pics online of it?
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