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Battlestar Achilles

By XRaiderV1
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Artist info:
original artist: Casual Observer
top view artists:Luc and XRaiderV1(me)
Flight pod internal view by: XRaiderV1

Bio:
the following quoted from wolfsshipyards, where this drawing originally debuted:

The Odysseus class Battlestar was designed to the same general specifications which spawned the Mercury class. The Odysseus was designed and proposed by an independent ship contractor named Pantheon Shipyards. While Pantheon had been contracted by the Colonial government to produce a variety of small corvettes and frigates of their design, they had never undertaken anything close to the size of a battlestar. However their design proposal found favor with a small group of Admirals and soon Pantheon was given the green light (and much needed funding) to build two proof-of-concept models. Two years later, after experiencing significant delays, the Odysseus was launched for her trials with the Ulysses following soon thereafter. It was these delays that made Pantheon look unfavorable with the Admiralty, though the contractor maintained most delays were the result of corporate espionage. The ships performed well however, much more so than the larger (and more capable) Mercuries who were still working the bugs out after nearly a year of service. The Admiralty proposed a compromise: funding to finish two more Odysseus class ships but no further expansion of the order. Just over a year later, this time free of unexpected delays, the Achilles and Perseus were launched to join their sisters in Colonial service.
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Kelso323's avatar
Another fine design, the artist managed to evoke a nice mix that showed a clear design evolution.
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Patriot-112Hobbyist General Artist
TWO hundred Vipers? Geez! Didn't think she carry that many? What about the number of crew?
Enskie's avatar
That's one nice chip you have there. The Bio is interesting as well, good choice on putting it in.
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XRaiderV1Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you.
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*Edit: ship, not chip, I fail.
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JamieTakahashiHobbyist Digital Artist
I like how you went into uber-detail on this one :XD:
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XRaiderV1Hobbyist Digital Artist
some ships just beg for that kind of detailing, lol.
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Homer9642Hobbyist Digital Artist
A WHITE BATTLESTAR!?!?!?!? I love it!
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XRaiderV1Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you.

a refit version is on the way.
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Homer9642Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sweeeeet! Ya i'm a clone lover so i love white!
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