RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 143,884
Posts: 5,638,674
Members: 25,495
Currently online: 459
Newest member: ShranMan

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: The Dogs of War
By: Michelle on Mar 28

Takei Calls For Boycott
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

April-May 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

Quinto TV Alert
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26

Shatner Remembers Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26

Star Trek Delta Coin Pouches
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Takei Museum Fundraiser In Progress
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Star Trek 3 Villain?
By: T'Bonz on Mar 25

Montgomery Comic Book Signing
By: T'Bonz on Mar 24

Mulgrew To Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Mar 24


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Welcome to the Trek BBS! > General Trek Discussion

General Trek Discussion Trek TV and cinema subjects not related to any specific series or movie.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 11 2013, 04:46 PM   #31
GameOn
Lieutenant Commander
 
GameOn's Avatar
 
Re: Huge Battles?

SarYehudah wrote: View Post
Hi everyone. I am just getting into Star Trek. I recently saw the new movie, and have since watched Nemesis and First Contact, and I've started to watch Next Generation. Does any of the movies or series have huge battles between hundreds of ships, fleet against fleet? (also ground battles are cool too.) If so, could you guys name the movies/ episodes? I probably will not skip to those episodes but I wanna know when I am in store for a treat.
Battles in Star Trek were usually limited to a few ships at a time until Deep Space Nine. The most notable DS9 episodes are:
3x21 - The Die Is Cast
4x01 - The Way of the Warrior
5x26 - Call to Arms
6x06 - Sacrifice of Angels
6x26 - Tears of the Prophets
7x20 - The Changing Face of Evil
7x25 - What You Leave Behind

Here's a compilation video of DS9 battle sequences but it might spoil the impact of the episodes if you watch it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWi-pJLO2m4
GameOn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 11 2013, 05:06 PM   #32
Phily B
Fleet Captain
 
Phily B's Avatar
 
Location: United Kingdom
View Phily B's Twitter Profile
Re: Huge Battles?

Wasn't a lot of the Federation fleet in the Dominion War made up of Miranda class ships taken out of mothball or built quickly?
Phily B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 11 2013, 05:12 PM   #33
MacLeod
Admiral
 
Location: Great Britain
Re: Huge Battles?

Well the fleet battles did feature large numbers of Miranda and Excelsior Class vessels.
__________________
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.
MacLeod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 11 2013, 06:55 PM   #34
Crazyewok
Commander
 
Re: Huge Battles?

Phily B wrote: View Post
Wasn't a lot of the Federation fleet in the Dominion War made up of Miranda class ships taken out of mothball or built quickly?
In the TNG we see alot of miranda floating about doing stuff.Same wth the excelliors

Im guessing it was a easy refited reliable design. Loads were built over a number of decades with many older ones in mothball and the newer ones still out there being used.
Crazyewok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 11 2013, 09:20 PM   #35
Belz...
Fleet Captain
 
Belz...'s Avatar
 
Location: In a finely-crafted cosmos... of my own making.
Re: Huge Battles?

Sran wrote: View Post
He may not have one now, but he clearly had one during the television series and another during the films. How else do you explain the drastic change in his hairstyle before The Motion Picture?
Age.

Let's ask Google...

<googles>

Hard to tell. A lot of people say yes but I can't be sure. Anyway, he's not wearing one now, as far as I can tell. Implants, maybe.
__________________
And that's my opinion.
Belz... is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 12:16 AM   #36
The Old Mixer
Vice Admiral
 
The Old Mixer's Avatar
 
Location: Connecticut
Re: Huge Battles?

^I remember reading once, probably in these parts, that he insisted on doing the underwater bit in STIV to show off his then-new plugs.
The Old Mixer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 12:17 AM   #37
Sran
Commodore
 
Sran's Avatar
 
Location: The Captain's Table
Re: Huge Battles?

The Old Mixer wrote: View Post
^I remember reading once, probably in these parts, that he insisted on doing the underwater bit in STIV to show off his then-new plugs.
Why does that not surprise me?

--Sran
__________________
"Many things seem clever to an imbecile." --Captain Thelin th'Valrass, USS Enterprise-- "The Chimes at Midnight"
Sran is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 12:23 AM   #38
Belz...
Fleet Captain
 
Belz...'s Avatar
 
Location: In a finely-crafted cosmos... of my own making.
Re: Huge Battles?

Do they grow ?
__________________
And that's my opinion.
Belz... is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 04:28 AM   #39
SarYehudah
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Location: Margaritaville, Florida
Re: Huge Battles?

I wish I could sit down more often and just watch. I'm not going to watch any clips as I don't want to ruin the experience, but I am awfully aching for some massive battles.
SarYehudah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 12 2013, 01:27 PM   #40
SarYehudah
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Location: Margaritaville, Florida
Re: Huge Battles?

Hey what about the novels? Which novels contain major battles (space or land)?
SarYehudah is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:22 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.