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[Request] Ship Request Thread

Discussion in 'Modding and Editing' started by Majestic, 18 Aug 2015.

  1. Archonon

    Archonon Community Member Community Member

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    Thanks for the response kjc733!

    I realize these excellent ships are from Axanar, which I'm hoping very much will get it's full feature, LOVED the Prelude. I meant that I thought that the general designs were inspired by the fleet in the 2009 film. The differences are very clear and they fit the Prime universe lovely.

    I have the AR Connie pack and the Spacedock. There was a Kelvin and family pack and a Kelvin and Proxima pack, which are good, but they don't have as much details in their textures. In any case, they'll do. :thumbsup:

    If anyone does want to make the Vengeance though I won't complain. :lol2:

    Thanks again!
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  3. kjc733

    kjc733 Wibble Staff Member Forum Moderator Seraphim build team

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    Guys is there any way to make A1 stock models look better?? They look great when you zoom a little bit, but how to make them better in 'normal' view, especially Galaxy class??
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    SciFiFan We lurk in the shadows Staff Member Forum Moderator

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    It is because of the LOD or Level of Detail. It is designed so that as you zoom out it uses a lower poly version of the model. This is so that if you have a lot of models on your screen, it limits that lag that you may encounter. You would have to modify the sod file and get rid of the lower LOD models.
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    any advice how to do it?? i suppose it has to be done in 3ds max??
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    SciFiFan We lurk in the shadows Staff Member Forum Moderator

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    It can be done in any program that can import and export the sod format. Milkshape can import stock sod but not custom. I do not know if 3ds max have a sod importer/exporter.
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    ok...so, what needs to be removed??
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    maybe i'm wrong, but i can't fint anything relevant in those files...
    i hope SciFiFan will tell me how to do it
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    You can also open up ART_CFG.h, look for the line 'float DETAIL_1_LOD_0_DISTANCE', and add some zeroes to that and the other lines. They should be numbered 0-3 for A2, or 0-2 for A1, and all in a block. That should be a universal override for what distance from the camera the models are switched out.
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    i tried your suggestion Cabal, however nothing changes... it's pitty because those stock models look awesome when are zoomed
  15. dvatreknerd314

    dvatreknerd314 Community Member Community Member

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    Does anyone know if there are any textured low-poly models of any of the following ships from canon?

    - Flaxian Starship
    - DS9 Intro Freighter
    - Boslic Cargo Vessel
    - Amagosa Facility/Wormhole Relay Station
    - Whorfin Class (Transports from Generations)
    - Retellian Freighter
    - Mondor (aka Akamarian/Trill/Satarran/Kostolain)
    - Fraddock's Transport from Cold Front
    - Mazarite Ship (I know it's part of a D'Deridex, but still)
    - Mars Defense Perimeter ship/Soliton Wave Rider
    - Apollo-class Vulcan Ship
    - Lysian Sentry Pod/Kelsey's Ship/Varad's Ship

    Most of these can be found in the studio models on Memory Alpha if you're not sure what these are.
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    Jetfreak Proudly Pinoy Community Member Seraphim build team

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    I've found good stand-ins for the Bajorans, I think the Ds9 intro freighter was similar:
    http://armadafiles.com/files/armada-2/ships/bajoran-ship-pack-v10/details

    And I think the T'Pau is also referred to as the "Apollo", not sure.
    http://armadafiles.com/files/armada...pau-type-transportdefense-cruiser-v10/details

    And bingo on the Mars Def ships:
    http://www.nexusmods.com/startrekarmada2/mods/1724/?

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    I also have a BC version of Amargosa, but I think its way high poly.

    The Mazarite could be bashed from an existing Warbird, Neon's or Maj's STL port could be good "donor" models.
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    dvatreknerd314 Community Member Community Member

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    The freighter I'm thinking of was the one seen from under with the blue nacelle or something glows. The ones shown docked at the station in the next shot were a distinct studio model, as was said freighter. You did find me a good model of the Pakled ship though, so thanks for that and the other two as well!
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    So, here's an interesting one. On his Facebook, Rick Sternback just posted a concept drawing of a Bajoran scout ship that was never used in the show. Looks pretty sweet, and there's never been a model of it.

    16708523_10154957783333398_8244678758318307753_n.jpg
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