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New EVE Ship Models Discussion

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State War Academy
Caldari State
#41 - 2014-03-26 15:34:50 UTC

This would make my day. TAKE ALL MY MONEY.
K Kerryngktonn
General Mechanics Ltd.
#42 - 2014-03-26 15:35:02 UTC

Self-assembly would be nice, moreover for the Minmatar ships – their ship (?) design (?!) goes just fine for that, I suppose. So one can get a standard glue-and-paint-it-yourself package that could interest both EVE players and modellers/hobbyists alike. That would bring in more money and indirectly spread EVE to a wider audience.
Cath Babylon
Eden Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Fedo
#43 - 2014-03-26 15:35:38 UTC  |  Edited by: Cath Babylon
Old Tristan (not the new one), Incursus, Megathron, Drake

edit: Also all the navy frigs (thats are some of the best looking ships IMO)

I would like to see something like the Gundam model kits (google it if youre unfamiliar), so i'm suggesting a few ships I think would go well in that style. Something thats not just a blob (like the vexor) not to flimsy (like the breacher), but something that has a distinct shape and would fit into your hand well.

Difficulties with something in the style of those Gundam models would be deciding how many pieces need to snap together. You need enough to interest the hobbyist (like myself) but not so many that the model is just a collecting on tiny plastic panels to be glued together. The Gundam models work because of the number of moving joints in a robot model... the ships of New Eden lack actuation (excluding the Marauders and the new Tristan).
State War Academy
Caldari State
#44 - 2014-03-26 15:36:15 UTC

With the new paint job.

Nugoeihuvi Edition style.
Saxe Coburg Gotha
Ancient Hittite Corporation
The Bastion
#45 - 2014-03-26 15:37:20 UTC

Naglfar is a good second choice though. The presence of the ship is palpable.
Painted or unpainted, assembled or not.
James Fnord
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#46 - 2014-03-26 15:38:08 UTC
Light up Police Pursuit Comet.

With woop woop noises.
Guardians of the Dodixie
#47 - 2014-03-26 15:38:34 UTC
Gallente Cruiser Replica. Please all your female players by creating a vibrating Thorax hull :3

My Condor costs less than that module!

Burseg Sardaukar
Sardaukar Merc Guild
General Tso's Alliance
#48 - 2014-03-26 15:39:16 UTC
Harpy or Tristan

Fav ships evar.

Can't wait to dual box my Dust toon and EVE toon on the same machine!

Bam Stroker
#49 - 2014-03-26 15:39:28 UTC
Scorpion please! Around the same size as your last BS models.

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The Scope
Gallente Federation
#50 - 2014-03-26 15:39:33 UTC

Would be awesome that you can customize your fit the way you customize a Proteus ingame. I already have the poster of the Proteus and I would love to own this as a shipmodel. Size should be close to the Megathron Model.
Maze Kalmar
Gallente Federation
#51 - 2014-03-26 15:40:05 UTC
as a model kit builder i would love to see it come as a kit you have to assemble and paint yourself.
i dont know if thats just me, or other people agree with this.

also, concerning what ships?
i think it should be the 4 famous battleships. the megathron, the Scorpion, the apocalype and the tempest
also, to see the different special pirate faction ships could be sweet. such as the machariel, nestor and nightmare

C Klinchock
Violence is the Answer
Wormhole Society
#52 - 2014-03-26 15:40:35 UTC




Similar size to the old ones - The Tempest model was appropriate size. The Apoc was way too small - I don't have the other two though to compare.

Anami Sensi
#53 - 2014-03-26 15:40:43 UTC
T3 ships but on a modular level. So you can combine them together as you want. 20$ per subsistem, or something, and you can order whatever you want, you can trade amongst each other with stuff and so on and so forth.

and ofc this, dont forget this:

floating ship on a table with some lights in it - what can be better? would be awesome!
Rosco Running-Fox
Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#54 - 2014-03-26 15:40:49 UTC
Augoror/Navy Augoror/GuardianBig smile

I see the benefit of having some small collectables frigs (i.e. Kinder egg size for frigates etc, would be cool to have a few and lay them around my desk). Ready painted with stand like this maybe:
I also see the attraction of ships which are to same scale as the frigs. e.g dessies, cruisers, bc's.

Then the scale needs to change for the bigger stuff. Forget the Avatar which is soo big it needs a special edition which might be at least 30cm in length, it would need it's own scale, the capital ships and battleships could have their own scale.

I also think a special edition Pod (gold or green) would be excellent, which can be taken apart to reveal the insides, empty or maybe including the clone? (that would be a cool thing if it was lit from inside by battery)/USB cable).

I love merch, bring it on....Pirate
Amarr Empire
#55 - 2014-03-26 15:40:53 UTC
Cecil Arongo wrote:
Also a Nyx, but with lighting for the fighter bay.

Greg Valanti
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#56 - 2014-03-26 15:41:08 UTC
Painted and pre-assembled. Lighting would be cool if not cost prohibitive, and could be battery operated. I wouldn't want cords all over the place. 6-10 inches (10-25cm) in size.

Would like to see a Talos model.
Sephira Galamore
Inner Beard Society
#57 - 2014-03-26 15:41:21 UTC
Luna TheMoonrider
State War Academy
Caldari State
#58 - 2014-03-26 15:41:48 UTC
Caldari !

Manticore, Cerberus, Drake and oviously the Raven and the Golem
Lapin Poilu
Burning Equilibrium
#59 - 2014-03-26 15:41:50 UTC
Purifier, I think it would be better if it looked as epic as the Crucifier does now.
March rabbit
Gallente Federation
#60 - 2014-03-26 15:41:52 UTC
Federation Comet for sure!


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