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Lovely! Have to agree, there is something special about the Hellcat aesthetically. It just looks right somehow as a fighter. Rugged, tough, no frills.
I prefer the WC4 version, which is why I built that one.
I agree, I also think it has something to do with the paint. The yellow angled paint looks more aggressive to me than the green checkerboard. Though there are a few things about the WC3 version that I like, the exposed panels under the wings and the dual "turbochargers" for lack of a better term for the greebles on the hull behind the cockpit. (When I modeled them I used a P-38 turbocharger as a concept.) Overall though I think the WC4 variant is the better of the two (it also has better guns).
Your detail on your model gave me an idea on enhancing my texture for my WC4 version... if you don't mind me borrowing
Seems pretty inline with the style of the other BL ships, and it could be a predecessor to the Cerberus, if we give it a superheavy turret on the front ventral slot. It could integrate itself nicely to the fleet as a raiding cruiser, maybe with integrated ECM capabilities like the jammer transport (albeit with a lower range). Dunno what you people think about it - asking everyone here - but maybe it could have turret emplacements in the inclined edges of the hull, like dug into it rather than simply turrets stuck on the main shape. That way, it could have four AMG turrets, six laser ones (four forward-facing emplacements in the edges, one on top and bottom of the rear platform) and the hypothetical superheavy battery (big honking plasma gun?).Hey @L.I.F. - I recall you stating you wanted something movie-ish for the Gettysburg. Here's a stab at what I thought a "late-model" cruiser might look like using the movie as a guide. Of course, it's totally out of place with the other models. I put together the basic hull. There would be engines, gun turrets, etc. on a finished model. Lemme know what you think.
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I wasn't actually thinking about that when I was working on it but you're right, the style is pretty similar to the BL carrier. It also has kind of a Star Blazers (Space Battle Ship Yamato for you purists) vibe to it.Seems pretty inline with the style of the other BL ships
VLS batteries are not an issue at all, I can do them and intend to have some for the modular weapons of the Border Worlds.
Well, looks like we have the successor of the Concordia battleships from the Movie here.I wasn't actually thinking about that when I was working on it but you're right, the style is pretty similar to the BL carrier. It also has kind of a Star Blazers (Space Battle Ship Yamato for you purists) vibe to it.
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I also put some guns on it for scale and positioning purposes.
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