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  1. It's just a personal preference. Although I was a big fan of the Enterprise "C". I think it might be the whole flat & Stubby engineering Hull on the "D" that bugs me. I dunno. And I'm also not too crazy about non-starfleet ships. Except for maybe a K'Tinga class Klingon Cruiser. Now THAT would be cool. Best Starship design? Movie era enterprise IMHO. J' Rek Vandekar
  2. Personally, I always HATED the "D" version. (Appologies To Andrew Probert who designed her), but I think I even cheered when it was destroyed on Nimbus III. But... I can see why fans would want one. They spent seven years aboard that ship with Picard & co. I'm sure that the "D" will probably come next, which is a shame, because Playmates did a halfway decent "D" version, but noone has ever put out the Starship Reliant. Actually, I look for The Enterprise E to be the last Trek ship AA ever puts out. With almost two years of broken promises and delays, I just don't see the line continuing. ...If the "E" ever comes out at all. J' Rek Vandekar
  3. To tell you the truth, I would be happy with just som epics at this point. I have seen 5 pics of the raw unpainted version (rapid prototyping model), one pic of the top detailing the aztec, and one semi-side shot from the toy fair. Seems like we had much better pics of the 1701-A before it was released. Colin
  4. Okay, this is ridiculous. Has anyone heard anything yet? I have a feeling that if the 1701-E comes out, it will be the last ship made by AA. Colin
  5. I don't know if I'll even pick one up. After waiting almost 2 years, I just don't really care anymore. @bs@ Colin
  6. My imagination is running wild. Colin
  7. No Offense, but Playmates did a HORRIBLE job with the starships. No detail, the contours & dimensions were all wrong. Pathetic. I own 3 of them and the only one they did a really good job on was the original (TOS) constitution-class ship. Colin
  8. Now that's more like it Looks like that's the model they came up with when they did their "rapid prototyping". Not quite as detailed as the CGI model they showed earlier, but all the contours look correct and I'm sure once they get production going, it will look awesome. The real fun will be putting it up against the Playmates 1701-E. That should prove quite amusing. Colin
  9. While that's good news for you, and anyone else collecting, It's bad news for Art Asylum. I doubt they will be selling the 1701-E at many retail outlets. I saw about 8 at a local Meijer store about a year ago. I had already bought one online, but I decided to pick up another and just keep it in it's box. That didn't work. The stand for my display model broke, so I ended up having to open the one I was saving. I think I was the only one who went to that store and bought one. Which reminds me of something I've never seen brought up: The pattern around the deflector of the 1701-A I bought online, was a very light blue. The one I bought at Meijer had a much different paint treatment. Darker metalic blue. Anyone else come across the 2 paint jobs? Colin
  10. Hey Trevor, Thanks for the info. Not to sound like an ass, but where can we poor schmucks who can't afford the AACC membership see pics of the prototype? Sorry, nothing against you, my friend. I'm just in a bad mood. Can ya' tell? Well, I'll be turning 30 in 2005, maybe I could buy the Enterprise E as a late birthday present to myself. I would love to have every ship in the "Starship Legends" line, but I'm sure I'll be long dead before then. Oh well. Maybe my great-great grandchildren will be able to enjoy them. I can really be a jerk sometimes. @cussing@ @ignor@ Colin
  11. Are they on drugs? I admit I was excited to read about an 11th Trek film. But one that takes place before TOS, but after Enterprise? One word: BOMB. The thing that has made Star Trek a sucess is its cast. We all have come to love Kirk, Picard, & Janeway (uh... at least some of us). It usually takes an entire season to get adjusted to a new crew, and build the characters. And now we're supposed to be enthrauled by a new crew (or crews) of yet unnamed starships. When this is done on a fan basis such as Starship Exeter, it's a phenominal sucess. But I would expect more out of Paramount. Sounds like they don't know their head from their ass anymore. Sorry this is so negative, but I've always been a born pessimist. Oh well. I suppose all we can do is cross our fingers and hope. Colin
  12. Hey, what's the story with Art Asylum's Enterprise E? I saw some computer renderings several months ago and I though they were close to production. Now I can't even find anything about it. Anybody heard anything? Colin
  13. I think the Buzz says it will be available sometime in 2005. Colin http://www.startrekanimated.com
  14. Thanks for the kind words guys. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I don't think they should mess with the originals though. Definately no CGI, but I hear they will be released on DVD in 2005, so I'm hoping they will restore the original and make the prints nice and clean. When I used to watch it on Nickelodeon, it was always kind of murky looking due to the age. Colin PS: I was always hoping they would do TNG as a saturday morning cartoon. Marina Sirtis and Johnathon Frakes already have experience providing voices for animated cartoons.
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