Starship Troopers- Rodger Young

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by ekuth, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. ekuth

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    Alright folks, I finally dug the Rodger Young out from the depths of my harddrive...

    Designed by yours truly. FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY.

    This is still the BETA version: be warned. I've built it, and so have others, so it DOES work, but there may be issues here and there.

    ITS BIG. Like "HOLY GOD" Big. At 3 foot plus, using 70+ sheets of cardstock *DO NOT TRY TO BUILD THIS WITH REGULAR WEIGHT PAPER*, and at least a full set of ink cartridges.

    It's complex. This is NOT for beginners. But it's the biggest, most bada**ed ship that's gonna sit on your bookshelf you ever did see.

    So get to it, you apes! YOU WANNA LIVE FOREVER?!?!

    That said, find it in the downloads section, and enjoy! :thumb:
  2. radar*293

    radar*293 New Member

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    this is going to sound dumb...where is the download section?
  3. RodentMaster

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    Have you tried it at 1.5 foot, by any chance? Does it scale down pretty well, or are there tons of tiny bits that make this difficult?

    I DEFINITELY want this! Many thanks for putting it up!
  4. ekuth

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    @radar: Look at the bottom of the page for "Forum Jump" scroll down to "Downloads" and it will take you there. Alternately, on the top of the page, click on "Home" and then "Downloads" on the right side.

    @rodent: Welllll... if you want to try to scale it down, be my guest. Any smaller would be tough to build, IMO. Not saying it can't be done, though! :mrgreen:
  5. Kjev

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    You wouldn't happen to have Gearz' Tiny TAC fighter would you? He told me he's lost his copy, and mine has disappeared too.

    I guess it just flew away . . . .
  6. Gearz

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    Good move ekuth, !!! :thumb:

    K'Jev - don't worry about the first version of the mini TAC fighter, it was rough as, and I don't think it was in scale with ekuth's 'Young'. I'll develop a better one to suit.
  7. radar*293

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    thanks for the help
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  9. Millenniumfalsehood

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    I'd just call it a Tic TAC. sign1
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    I love a good pun! Booo!! Hisss!!
    (The louder the boos and hisses the better the pun imho.)
  11. Kjev

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    You're a freakin' lifesaver!balloon6
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    Is there also a high resolution version available?
  13. ekuth

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    Sadly, I never got around to exporting the high res version... but it's on my list.
  14. MOS95B

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    Here's what he means by "Big"

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  15. Millenniumfalsehood

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    Okay . . . *THAT'S* big! :eek:
  16. ekuth

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    MOS! Where you been hiding? Good to see you again. :mrgreen:

    Yup, she's big. I warned y'all.
  17. Darth Windius

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    Eeeerg :eek: I must agrre that it's REALLY "Big":thumb: I was just missing another monster :mrgreen:

    Or maybe it's a tiny toy piano backward? sign1

    Congrats, Ekuth, and thanks for sharing it:thumb::wave:
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    I'm so close to finishing it, but I've been crazy busy lately. Superb job MOS.
  19. LordPuki

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    I started this monster three weeks ago and am now down to the last 8-9 pages barring any more reprints (yes, this kit DOES have some issues) and with any luck I should have it finished in time for next weekend. (A buddy of mine is a HUGE Starship Troopers fan.)
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    Thanks for providing this awesome model E. If there is a 'history of paper models' highlight reel...this model should go on it.

    I built it back as a beta builder and loved the thing so much I still have it (a little faded and droopy, but still BIG). Here are just a few of the shots I dug up, that were posted back in the day.

    These are all pictures of my actual paper model build (some slapped into a space background).

    The launch bay doors were a separate creation, but hopefully Ekuth has included them in his model. If not, contact me.

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