Favourite ship design?

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  1. Brefugee

    Brefugee Living the Irish dream. Premium Member

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    Just to start things off, what is your favourite ship or even ships in the Star Wars Saga?

    Mine would either be the B-Wing or the Jedi Cruisers/Star Destroyers in Sith and Clone Wars
     
  2. Quinton O'Connor

    Quinton O'Connor Commodore Commodore

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    I've always loved the A-Wing, ever since my time with LucasArts' X-Wing/TIE Fighter franchise. Maneuvers like nobody's business. My choice starfighter in most scraps.

    For design discussion, however, I have to hand it to the Falcon, trite an answer as that maybe. She's just. So. Cool.
     
  3. kirk55555

    kirk55555 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    For canon Capital ships, the Venator Class Star Destroyers are my favorite. For old EU, it was the Victory Class Star destroyer, which is still my favorite overall Capital ship.

    For kind of medium sized ships, the Slave I or the Millenium Falcon would be my favorite canon ships, and for old EU the YT-2400, the Lady Luck and the Jade Shadow are pretty much tied.

    For fighters, canon wise its probably a tie between X-Wing and A-Wing, and old EU it would be the Skipray Blastboat or the E-Wing.
     
  4. Dr. San Guinary

    Dr. San Guinary Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Star Destroyers (any version) are my favorite SW capital ships.

    As for fighters, it's definitely the B-wing, though I'm wondering why they call it that since it sure doesn't look like a B. :lol:
     
  5. Campe

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    B-Wings. (Apparently its named that way because it looks like a B-lade.)
    Corellian Corvette.
    Obi-Wan's fighter from AOTC. (One of the few things I actually like from that movie.)

    And of course...
    The Millennium Falcon.
     
  6. Jedi_Master

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    Do you know why they call it a "B-wing"?

    B-cause.
     
  7. FPAlpha

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    The X-Wing.. pure and simple.

    For capital ships it's the Super Stardestroyer.. i just love the scene in Empire Strikes Back when its shadow slowly creeps over the already huge Imperial class Stardestroyers until it is revealed in full glory.
     
  8. Dr. San Guinary

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    I can't B-lieve that...

    As for the Super Star Destroyer: It gets brought down awfully easily (what was it, just one fighter crashing into the bridge?) for a ship that size...
     
  9. Jedi_Master

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    My favorite OT ship?

    The TIE fighter. Simple, yet elegant and instantly recognizable. It was the first "space" ship I had ever seen that looked like it was designed to fight in space. it wasn't streamlined or sleek, but it had a killer sound and was easy to draw when I doodled space battles during class.

    MLB - you may recall Admiral Ackbar ordering all fire to be concentrated on the Super Star Destroyer a few moments BEFORE the fight crashes into the bridge shield generator. It wasn't brought down by one fighter - that crash was just the coup de grace.
     
  10. drt

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    Fighter: X-wing
    Capital ship: Star Destroyer
    New movie: Kylo Ren's shuttle
     
  11. Thestral

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    I'm gonna be the weird one here I guess and say I really really liked the Naboo ship designs from the prequels. Episode 2 in particular - despite being shit, it had a pair of gorgeous ships in the Diplomatic Barge and of course the Nubian.
     
  12. Dr. San Guinary

    Dr. San Guinary Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I remember that now. Much apologizings for my poor research... :alienblush:
     
  13. Spooky Crescent

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    The original X-Wing remains my absolute favorite design. Love the angles and geometry.
     
  14. C.E. Evans

    C.E. Evans Admiral Admiral

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    The Eta-2 Jedi Starfighter. Fell in love with it at first sight.
     
  15. Sylvie

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    The X-Wing, I'm even liking the new updated version.
     
  16. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Star Destroyer all the way. Although I've also had a soft spot for the Naboo fighter from Episode 1.
     
  17. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    For me:
    The Millennium Falcon
    The X-Wing
    The TIE fighter
    Vader's TIE
    Slave One
     
  18. Beagleman

    Beagleman Commodore Commodore

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    Tough choice, I love the B-Wing, Super Star Destroyer, Naboo Fighter and the X-Wing, though the updated version has the potential to replace the last one, especially Poe's black-orange one...
     
  19. Herkimer Jitty

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    X-Wing. Classic and new.

    It's just classically cool, like a Boss Mustang or an F4U Corsair.
     
  20. martok2112

    martok2112 Commodore Commodore

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    For me, hands down, the Corellian Corvette (the class of Princess Leia's consular ship/blockade runner, Tantive IV).

    It reminds me a little bit of the Eagle transporter from Space: 1999, especially from the angle shown in the second shot of A New Hope.

    Initially, it was intended to be the Millennium Falcon. At that time, the ship was eventually adapted to become (by EU standards) the Corellian Gunship. (Three large engines, same general body, but the hammer head was instead in-line with the body of the ship, as opposed to perpendicular. When the design for the Millennium Falcon came to be, the Corellian Corvette (or as it was known then, the consular ship, or galactic cruiser) was born. (This is all IIRC.) :)

    Fighters? The X-wing and the TIE Interceptor