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Old July 29 2013, 12:43 AM   #1
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Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

I had one look at the new Deep Space 9 novel covers and thought, "Why didn't they use the spider docks or utopia planetia parking station design, Jupiter Station with new decals, or even a Regula-Class station with a couple of Nemesis style construction/repair units sandwiched between them?" WHY OH WHY this?



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Old July 29 2013, 01:38 AM   #2
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

I agree with you that the new DS9 is fugly, but it's a fitting design considering how badly Trek Lit seems to handling the Prime universe. They have some good ideas, they are just executing them terribly.
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Old July 29 2013, 03:50 AM   #3
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

Thats not the new DS9.

This is where you can see the new DS9

http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...ne-mini-series
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Old July 29 2013, 04:51 AM   #4
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

The exact same thread is also being discussed in the DS9 forum.
http://www.trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=221107
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Old July 30 2013, 07:24 AM   #5
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

New Station = Fugly
Old Station = Classic
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Old July 30 2013, 12:45 PM   #6
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

Nothing can beat Terok Nor DS9 in terms of station design for pure bad-assery.
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Old July 30 2013, 02:40 PM   #7
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

Nope, I love the new design. Terok Nor was one of the ugliest things I've ever seen in oldTrek.
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Old July 30 2013, 04:24 PM   #8
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

Yes. That huge freakin window they put in the design is just an invitation to sudden and catastrophic explosive decompression.
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Old July 30 2013, 05:18 PM   #9
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Yes. That huge freakin window they put in the design is just an invitation to sudden and catastrophic explosive decompression.
that assuming it's made of glass (or other breakable material), which it doesnt *have* to be.
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Old July 30 2013, 05:34 PM   #10
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Sure. And the Titanic was "unsinkable".
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Old July 30 2013, 07:27 PM   #11
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Yes. That huge freakin window they put in the design is just an invitation to sudden and catastrophic explosive decompression.
that assuming it's made of glass (or other breakable material), which it doesnt *have* to be.
Exactly. That material may be transparent, but it could be as hard as the rest of the station's hull.
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Old August 2 2013, 06:02 PM   #12
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Thats not the new DS9.

This is where you can see the new DS9

http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...ne-mini-series
Looks like a big gyroscope. Mmmm...don't think I like it.
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Old August 2 2013, 06:58 PM   #13
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137th Gebirg wrote: View Post
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Thats not the new DS9.

This is where you can see the new DS9

http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...ne-mini-series
Looks like a big gyroscope. Mmmm...don't think I like it.
It's basicly how the original DS9 was designed for the show, untill one of the producers said make sure those pylons DON'T connect on top and down below, and we have a winner. And Terok Nor/DS9 was born.
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Old August 7 2013, 03:15 AM   #14
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Re: Anyone else hate the "New" Deep Space 9 design?

Hmmm...transparent duranium and tritanium.

If they can do it to aluminum...
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Old August 8 2013, 04:46 AM   #15
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This is where you can see the new DS9

http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...ne-mini-series
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