Spoilers The new (massive spoiler) ship!

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Picard' started by NCC-73515, Oct 8, 2022.

  1. Tuskin38

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    I might be in the minority, but I liked the 'skintight' shields they had in Nemesis and later series.
     
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  2. Racefuel

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    To a point the skin-tight shields confused me because there were plenty of instances where the shields were still up yet there was damage on the hull, including outright breaches. We saw this in Nemesis and TUC.

    In that case it seemed like shields were less about preventing damage but instead softening the impact of damage.
     
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  3. HotRod

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    I kinda like them. More dynamic then the usual "bubble".
     
  4. Dukhat

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    That ship looks great. The 2401 Titan looks just like it, but nowhere near as good.
     
  5. Ronin'sCreamyCandle

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    The bubble shields are a far better conveyor to mainstream viewers that the shields were up and hit, compared to the skin tight shields.
     
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  6. fireproof78

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    I like both.
     
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  8. mattman8907

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    what the point of the -J anyway?
     
  9. thribs

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    The idea according to Drexler was that it was going to be the first ship to explore other galaxies (hence the Universe class name) and carry basically a entire city. Hence its immense size. He also said that it would have its own Starfleet academy and so people were training to be officers while being on a ship.
    He mentioned it would something like trans slipstream tech that would allow it to travel to other galaxies in a matter of weeks.
     
  10. mattman8907

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    damn that's actually pretty damn cool.
     
  11. HotRod

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    I'd watch this television program.
     
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  12. trek.

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    That sounds better than anything with tilly as a teacher at the academy.
     
  13. fireproof78

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    If only it looked better I might watch it.
     
  14. thribs

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    I quite like the design of it. I like that it feels more futuristic but still Star Trek in design.
    I believe it will look better in motion
     
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  15. fireproof78

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    It looks like a UFO from an Asylum film.
     
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  16. 137th Gebirg

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    Yeah I’ve been a fan of the E-J since I was able to play it in STO. That thing is a monster! At first I thought it was a little bizarre but the design has grown on me as well. A TV show about its adventures in other galaxies would definitely be interesting. To hell with the 32nd century - it’s still mired in canon. They can go all kinds of crazy in other parts of the universe.
     
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  17. HotRod

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    I wonder if a show could work if it was about a ship/ships and crew that were trapped in another Galaxy.

    25th century, 29th century, doesn't really matter. Just some kinda situation where a Starfleet crew is flung so far away, that they know, without a doubt, they're never getting home.

    What kinda society would they form? Would they explore? Would they settle on a planet and try to start their own Federation? Would divisions form and a certain number the the population splinters from the main group?

    Fascinating concept, if not a little similar to Mass Effect Andromeda, Stargate Universe, maybe even Voyager-ish.
     
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  18. KamenRiderBlade

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    I prefer having both.

    Both have their places, and I want both to be on at the same time as multiple layers in a "Layer Cake" of Deflector Shields.
     
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  19. publiusr

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    Agreed…a layered beam sloughing out its jacket at the bubble and core splashing on the skin
     
  20. NCC-73515

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    Scimitar had primary and secondary shields, so it's not impossible to have both