Age old debate with a twist....

Discussion in 'Off Topic - Card Modeler Lounge' started by Cybergrinder, Jun 26, 2014.

  1. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Of course I refer to the debate of which is better; Star Wars or Star Trek. I've built a few models from both series, and the twist is; which franchise's vessels make the better models?

    (in the interests of keeping the debate unbiased try not to pick one designer over another? :))
  2. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    "Star Trek" produces "smoother" vessels with elegant curves. "Star Wars" models have a "used" look which is good for "untidy" assembly: If you screw something up or if a part gets dirty by accident (stains, glue etc.) you can diguise it as "battle damage" and weathering effect (the dirtier the better)! :)
  3. ASC Mclaren

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    Which Star Trek? TOS, TNG, DS9, Voyager, Enterprise, or the movies?
  4. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Good point :) I would omit TOS as the special effects tech available at the time limited what could be done. (as opposed to Star Wars were the original trilogy still looks great :)) Also the look of TOS doesn't quite gel with the others. (never liked the warp nacelles in TOS)
  5. reddwarf

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    whoa, being a child when TOS came out the Narcells look perfect.
  6. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    LOL, RD, you just gaveyour age away! I was a kid for TMP era :) Loved the "evolution" of the ships from the blocky 60's-80's look then the sleek & curvy Ent D then the "post-modern"Sovereign & Intrepid classes :)