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Which Enterprise to Use?

Discussion in 'Civ4 - Star Trek Mod' started by deanej, Feb 16, 2009.

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Which Enterprise should be used?

  1. Keep the original Enterprise from TOS

    28 vote(s)
    48.3%
  2. Use the Enterprise from the next Star Trek movie

    30 vote(s)
    51.7%
  1. deanej

    deanej Chieftain

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    EDIT: Since people coming to this thead think the question is still unsettled, I'm adding this not that the decision to stick with the origional Enterprise was made long, long ago.

    EDIT2: The origional post has been moved in to the spoiler below, as people still think this is open (this is the LAST time I create a poll like this without using the expiration date feature...).

    Spoiler :
    The USS Enterprise from the next Star Trek movie was just added at Bridge Commander Files. I believe I now know enough to convert it to civ and even animate it. The question is, should I replace the current Constitution model with this one?
     
  2. Agent327

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    Can't you use the appropriate model as per time period?:confused:
     
  3. deanej

    deanej Chieftain

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    I believe that it is essentially the same time period, given that the new movie is a reimaging. For the purposes of the mod it would definitely be the same time period as I don't presently have any future scenarios planned for that time period.

    Officially the new movie is an alternate timeline.
     
  4. Imrahiel

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    I would wait until the Movie is out, because we do not really know what happens at the end , it could ( i do not think so) be that the original timline is correct.
    The most interressting fact about this what is with Q would he accept the timeline change?
    I hope they do not forget that he and the other Qs know everything about the "right" timeline and he could correct it.
     
  5. apenpaap

    apenpaap Tsar of all the Internets

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    I agree with Imrahiel: use the TOS Enterprise at least until the movie's out.
     
  6. Orion Shadow

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    Would it be possible to get a side by side picture of what both versions look like?
     
  7. apenpaap

    apenpaap Tsar of all the Internets

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    original:

     
  8. deanej

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    OK, I've cast a tie-breaker vote for "keep as is" (at least until later, I may post this question again for 3.0). I may add it in to the art defines for modders that may want to use it.
     
  9. Ionopachys

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    Apenpaap, that is not the new model, but a fan made version. The new Enterprise can be seen here.

    Keep the classic Constitution. The new version is ugly.
     
  10. Majicman182

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    the new one looks like the Enterprise C class
     
  11. Imrahiel

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    but i think Enterprise-C/ Ambassador class looks better
     
  12. PPQ_Purple

    PPQ_Purple Techpriest Engineer

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    I am not much of a trekie, but I can't see any real diference betwen these 2 models.
     
  13. apenpaap

    apenpaap Tsar of all the Internets

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    I found picture which better compares them:

     
  14. phungus420

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    That original you are using is a refit.
     
  15. PPQ_Purple

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    One realy could not tell on those other two images as they were both taken from bad angles.
    Seeing them side by side, the one above is a little better. It just looks bulkier. The one below looks like it's been on a diet and it went horribly wrong.
     
  16. Dave_Oz

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    Use the new model, im sure they would of made the Enterprise from the series look like this, if they had the technology.
     
  17. apenpaap

    apenpaap Tsar of all the Internets

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    I doubt it, as all the proportions are wrong. Though they might indeed have used the shape of the nacelles and stuff.
     
  18. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    I'm not a trekkie (but I have seen TOS and pieceing my way through TNG, its the only sci-fi show I get thats not the Stargate junk[apologies to Stargate fans]) but I say keep the old Enterprise the one we all know and remember. (Especialy from the TOS title sequences when they couldn't decide should the back of the enterprise engines have a missle tube layout or a fully open layout.)
     
  19. Imrahiel

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    I think it is not a question anymore which one to, because we know that the film officialy
    play in another univers. That means in a main mod with models from TNG,DS9 and VOY
    we can't use the new model, because it is from another timeline/universe. We just can use it in a special scenarion.
     
  20. Dave_Oz

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    Although its not completley related, they changed the look of the Klingons once they had the budget for it in the first Star Trek movie, and that's now canon.
     

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