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Daedalus Class Retrofit

By mattymanx
The Daedalus Class Retrofit by James Trexler

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Please give credits to James when used.
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Beautiful!!!
Thanks so much.
hotwheels14901's avatar
looks like the sphere has a mouth
mattymanx's avatar
Pac-Man in space
hotwheels14901's avatar
nah, the mouth isnt very pac-manish
radpreacher's avatar
wow reading the comments below amaze me you created something awesome and someone is required to do a few clicks to get the textures in place and it is too much for them. None-the-less I want to thank you this i fantastic design, always loved the Daedalus class ships in the Pre Tos universe. I was relieved to see a refit used in the lass NG Series episode, but always wish there had been one in the Tos series or the NG series this model would look good in both. Thank you for sharing it!
mattymanx's avatar
Thank you very much.  I cannot take creadit for building any of the Star Trek, Star Wars or B5 models that I have listed anywhere.  Each was built by another and I simply converted them for use in Poser and DAZ Studio.  All these were done before I started making my own models.  Again though, thank you and you're welcome.
RebirthLikeAPhoenix's avatar
how do i put on the skins/painting in daz, i only get the blank model
mattymanx's avatar
If the model is installed correctly, go to the pose folder and under Vehicles > Star Trek you should find mat poses to apply the textures.

But the model should load with the textures already applied. How did you install the model? By hand or using a zip program to target the folder the Runtime is in?
RebirthLikeAPhoenix's avatar
hahaha there is NO installer, its just a zip, all you can do is to extract the files and then put the files manually to the right folders in daz, thank you, really helpful
(extreme sarcasm)
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If you have Winrar, right click the file and choose "Extract to..." and target the folder that contains the Runtime folder. Then it should be correctly installed. If you manually place files you run the risk of putting something where its not suppose to go.

You should be able to extract the files as described regardless of zip program you use.
RebirthLikeAPhoenix's avatar
thank you very much, thanks, bye
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You're Welcome!
Agent-0013's avatar
Great job! And with three versions.
Netcro's avatar
Wow!!! That Is Sweeeet!!! Well Done!

:D:D:D
Dibujantte's avatar
Pretty Cool model!
ccbig's avatar
Wow! Great looking ship!
Chiletrek's avatar
Hello:
That ship looks very good.
I admire how that ship looks specially because to texture a sphere is nightmarish, hehehe.
JamieTakahashi's avatar
Texturing this one wasn't too bad, actually. The programme I constructed it in has the option of mapping textures spherically. Then I just went in and positioned it for each of the panels individually.
Okay, well, in retrospect, I guess that was a lot of work after all...haha
Chiletrek's avatar

Hello:


 I can understand that indeed. I kinda learned how to apply a texture to speres, but it can stiull be tricky, hehehe.


 Keep it up!

JamieTakahashi's avatar
Indeed it can.  But everything gets better with practice.  The real trick is making one's own textures, which I'm trying to do on my Avenger/Endeavour class.

Cheers
Colourbrand's avatar
What Enterprise should have used!
BERmaestro's avatar
this is a cool looking ship. you are the great guy
ShadowhawkOne's avatar
Thanks Matty, awesome looking ship you converted for the DS and Poser users!
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