Anyone interested in a "Borg Ship Recognition Manual"?

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  1. Dayton3

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    Granted, only 7 different Borg ships have actually appeared onscreen with a couple of more implied, but I've always been intrigued by what people could come up with in trying to imagine different Borg ships down through the ages.
     
  2. RoJoHen

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    Eh, I was kind of disappointed when they started making new Borg ships. The cube was cool. And I thought the sphere in FC was a neat way to expand on Borg vessel designs, but I really wish they had stopped there.
     
  3. captcalhoun

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    Cube. weird random design. sphere. lozenge. crown thingy.

    yeah, that'll be a varied book...
     
  4. Andrew Harris

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    I put a Borg Hypercube in the Alien Spotlight comic, since they were Borg from the future.

    But, in general, I prefer the mathematical elegance of simply the Cube and the Sphere. (Although, after seeing the Borg Sphere in the movie footage, my friends and I started calling the film "Star Trek: First TicTac.")
     
  5. BrotherBenny

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    Starfleet officer: that's cube 267266824

    Klingon: no it isn't, it's cube 437265868
     
  6. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    No. It would be boring.
     
  7. Dayton Ward

    Dayton Ward Word Pusher Rear Admiral

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    Maybe we could have Borg ship blueprints, and maybe *they* would finally show us where the bowling alley is.
     
  8. JD

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    Personally, I thought the diamond was pretty cool too.

    As for the book, I'm sorry but I really don't think that would work. If are going to be doing something like this you need more than 3 or four types of ships.
     
  9. Rat Boy

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    Make it a kids book and have the Borg Queen teach young drones about different shapes.
     
  10. JD

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  11. Therin of Andor

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    "Borg Ship Recognition Manual: Strange New Worlds", all written by fans. :devil:
     
  12. Jaron

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    I think a book about identifying Borg ships is a great idea. In fact, I threw together some concept art for it:
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    Can you spot the Borg cube?
     
  13. Dayton Ward

    Dayton Ward Word Pusher Rear Admiral

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    "All your funnel cakes will be adapted to service us. Resistance is futile."
     
  14. Emh

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    No, but I see Waldo! :D
     
  15. William Leisner

    William Leisner Scribbler Rear Admiral

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    :guffaw:

    Okay, this book, I'd buy!

    (But only if it's canon.)
     
  16. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    Down Under (and in the UK?) he's Wally. Makes no sense at all when he meets the quasi-Mirror Universe Wally, named Odlaw.
     
  17. Wowbagger

    Wowbagger Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    PICARD: Mister Data, what can you tell us?
    DATA: The ship is strangely generalised in design. There is no specific bridge, no command centre. There is no engineering section. I can identify no living quarters. There is only...
    RIKER: What is it, Data? Life signs?
    DATA: There is no indication of life. However... I am picking up a bowling alley.
     
  18. BrotherBenny

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    *peers hard at page*
    ...
    *still looking*
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  19. The Borg Queen

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    That's a great idea! :D
     
  20. HIj'Qa

    HIj'Qa Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    There is a pretty good Borg Ship Recognition section in the Prima Guide to the Star Trek Legacy game. Ten or more pages with ships from the ENT era through 25th cent with nice picture, stats, etc.
     

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