"Polaris"

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by Admiral Buzzkill, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. USS Kongo

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    That's looking very nice!
     
  2. Maurice

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    Except that at that point in the show we're not emphasizing speediness...the ship is easing into orbit.
     
  3. Deckerd

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    Are you going to have whooshy sounds?
     
  4. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Right now we have a little "engine rumble" kind of thing on the ship exteriors. I like that.
     
  5. CorporalCaptain

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  6. dayxday1000

    dayxday1000 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Apologies if this has been covered before, but what are the glowing blue balls at the bow and stern?
     
  7. Admiral Buzzkill

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    While Vektor was building the Polaris mesh he rendered an image of it against a NASA photo which we've used for quite a while as the cover photo on the Polaris Facebook page.

    I've re-rendered it as closely as I could using the completely rigged, textured and lit version of the model, and this is our current cover photo.

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  8. Vektor

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    We're calling those "drive spheres." They are components of the FTL drive system. Exactly how they work is open to interpretation but a form of space-time compression and expansion is involved.
     
  9. IcecreamLtDan

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    Nice Dennis, very nice indeed.
     
  10. Admiral Buzzkill

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    First teaser poster - welcome to 1956.

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  11. Andymator

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    Hahah that's awesome. What would make it even better is if you had all of the photographed/cg elements painted over to really sell that retro look!
     
  12. USS Intrepid

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    I totally want a large print of that. :)
     
  13. Admiral Buzzkill

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    If we really wanted to go retro, half the elements would be painted and half would be hand-colored black-and-white photo cut-outs. ;)
     
  14. Andymator

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    YES!:lol:
     
  15. dayxday1000

    dayxday1000 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    The poster looks great! BTW, are there any plans to create a trailer?
     
  16. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Yes, Maurice has a rough cut of a teaser trailer.
     
  17. CorporalCaptain

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    Oh, you tease.
     
  18. Maurice

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    I think our draft trailer is unique because it's actually about people and not pew pew spaceships. Plus it's got one helluva great closing line.

    How's that for a tease?

    Speaking of teases, does everyone here know that Dennis and Co. will be showing ~7 minutes of the show at Farpoint this coming weekend?
     
  19. Admiral Buzzkill

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    I was gonna wait until it was burned to DVD before I announced it. :lol:
     
  20. Psion

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    Will anyone be releasing a teaser of the teaser trailer?