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  1. Plastic Bonsai

    Plastic Bonsai Member

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    I would like them to minimise the use of CGI if someone did a GA file or new series. Let's see some marvelous models once again and maybe one or two full sized props. I think most of the original models for UFO would look just fine today - a fill sized working Mobile would be fantastic. It just the fashions and electronics date the current series.

    I have been gathering some references for Zero-X but I haven't found a mesh yet.
  2. Gixergs

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    Now theres a toy I would love, a full size SHADO Mobile!! with people building replica Tiger 1's all over the place I don't see why not,after all they built the Land Rams in BSG, I know of a Zero X FS model but not of anything else but I'm sure there is one out there. I think the Skydiver string vests for the ladies should be kept,just for old times sake,no other reason,you know just for the Anderson look,just for the ladies,tradition and all that.
  3. pilsworth

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    I have been gathering some references for Zero-X but I haven't found a mesh yet.[/QUOTE]

    there are a couple of Zero X's at google's sketchup
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    Mesh

    If anyone can point me at a Zero-X mesh I would be grateful. I had no luck with Google.
  5. pilsworth

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    2 zero x models at google's sketchup7
    I can email you the 3DS file if you want....

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  6. pilsworth

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    OK you guys, I'm getting a head start on this one.....
    better keep an eye on the download section
    (I did have a little help with the cutting out....Got a Craft Robo cutter :lol:)

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  7. Gixergs

    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    :inw::inw::inw:Fabulous absolutely brilliant your Cardship.Another childhood memory brought to life.Thank you once again your Briliantship:thumb:
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    How on earth do you manage to design these, and so quickly too?! My hat is definitely off to you, this is all hugely impressive!
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    Good job so far Gary ...:thumb: Is there a big queue for this or are you holding it back you naughty boy :confused:
  11. Gixergs

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    I would love to see the use of models but I feel that CGI will be what is used HOWEVER! there is a chance given recent trends of some full size mock ups and even working vehicles again my worry is if there is no Anderson input then several icons of my youth will be turned into abominations like the Lady P car thing they replaced FAB 1 with on page 6 of this thread. One sad thing I found out today is that both Ed Bishop and Michael Billington of the original UFO left us within 5 days of each other back in 05.
  12. peter taft

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    No Anderson input :eek: the thought makes me shudder. All the years of professional input and the mix of the REAL with the MODELS and the ACTORS was barn storming stuff. CGI is far too perfect and irritating to a point of distraction.
  13. smyfe

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    I may be a little thick here:p, but don't The Andersons have some sort of copyright. I really wish we could see some great models and full size mock-ups, but in the modern world, sadly these are getting less and less:cry:. Sir Pilsworth, you are a master of the art of paper models:thumb:,thank you again for making us all so happy:mrgreen:. I have finally printed out the SHADO Mobile, but being as its a bank holiday, "she who must be obeyed" has put a paintbrush in my hand and told me to get workingannounce1announce1, pics of the mobile will follow i promise:oops:

    All the best

    Mick
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    I'm not sure what happened to the copyrights after the divorce but normally the film rights are bought and unless included in the terms whoever has them gets to do what they like.Budget will be the big decider on what is used I suppose.If it is CGI it would be nice if it is done in the Firefly fashion with camera shakes,lens flare and other clever little added imperfections that gave it a nice real feel.
  15. Plastic Bonsai

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    I think ITC had the rights to all the GA stuff which is why all the GA merchandice came for Japan for a long time. They don't believe in copyright over there. I think a UFO film would be of a different style to the TV series as something has to be resolved in the 1.5 hrs min run time. Hopefully they will keep and have fun with some of the ideas - the organisation using a Film Studio for cover - just think of the Hollywood twists - X-wings that actually fly, working transporter technology, real action actors and how about it looks like CGI but it isn't?
  16. pilsworth

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    Still doodling!!!!!!!!

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  17. peter taft

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    I really wish we could see some great models and full size mock-ups, but in the modern world, sadly these are getting less and less. I have finally printed out the SHADO Mobile, but being as its a bank holiday, "she who must be obeyed" has put a paintbrush in my hand and told me to get workingannounce1announce1, pics of the mobile will follow i promise:oops:

    All the best

    Mick[/quote]
    Hi Mick. Looking forward to your model my friend. Now then !!! as regards to your wife situation.... hows this ?

    I returned home just before dinner was to be served, i'd been to the pub for a drink with a mate !, when i opened the front door and walked in, the wife was standing outside the kitchen door giving me a right mouthfull... but what had i done wrong ?
    I'd made the chain too long sign1
  18. smyfe

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    Oooops:cry:, Pete, I bet you can't guess who was looking over my shoulder when I read that:p.
    Gary, how come you got all the talent:confused::thumb::thumb:

    Mick
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    Gary.... that looks brilliant :thumb: i wish i could do that kinda thing {i could draw it wth the good old fashioned pencil and paper :mrgreen: } but not on a PC :cry:
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    Hi Mick. Looking forward to your model my friend. Now then !!! as regards to your wife situation.... hows this ?

    I returned home just before dinner was to be served, i'd been to the pub for a drink with a mate !, when i opened the front door and walked in, the wife was standing outside the kitchen door giving me a right mouthfull... but what had i done wrong ?
    I'd made the chain too long sign1[/quote]
    I wish I was allowed a chain:cry: