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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #125 on: March 07, 2021, 01:52:43 AM »
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #126 on: May 18, 2021, 07:14:24 PM »
Via Facebook.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #127 on: May 19, 2021, 02:15:17 AM »
Wow!!
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #128 on: May 19, 2021, 11:23:41 AM »
He's not done! No Dragon Crew capsule!

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #129 on: May 30, 2021, 07:39:47 PM »
Cutaway of The Spectrum Hovercraft from Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons (1967-1968)


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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #130 on: August 04, 2021, 12:02:47 AM »
Aliens and Spaceships… Bruce Pennington’s Retrofuturism 
http://cvltnation.com/bruce-penningtons-retrofuturism/

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #131 on: August 04, 2021, 01:47:15 AM »
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #132 on: August 04, 2021, 07:00:09 AM »
Some nice retro looks in the images.


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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #133 on: August 17, 2021, 04:40:28 AM »
Does anyone know the backstory behind MAiM's 3D-printed Front 46 series? As far as I can tell, it is a variation on extended-WW2 scenarios. However, instead of the Third Reich, it is Schwabenland against the Soviets, Brits, US, etc. Uniforms look much like RW but, you know, with walkers, energy weapons, gatling railguns, exo-skeleton suits, etc, added in.

The kit that seems to get most of the attention is #35331 - the Gefechtsroboter Hammerschlag (or 'Hammer-blow' Combat-robot) with driver. This has a strong Ma.K. feel about it. That influence is even stronger in the cheekily name Unke Taktischer Raketenwerfer ('Toad' Tactical Rocket-launcher).

Others - like the T.S.K. Thor (Schwerer Kampfläufer or Heavy Combat-runner) combine Ma.K. with giant Mecha/Gundam influences. Or, like the S.H.E. Mücke (Spionage Hybrid Einheit or 'Mosquito' Hybrid Spu Unit), are more Star Wars-y. Anyway, colour me intrigued. Anyone know more?
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #134 on: January 11, 2022, 10:59:51 PM »
Found on Twitter. Highly modified 2001 A Space Odyssey Pan Am Shuttle.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #135 on: February 03, 2022, 09:40:35 AM »
Stuart / Lee / Sherman hull and running gear, some rocket launchers, a TV antenna and Bob's your Uncle.


For pirating armaments, Coldstream Guards Sherman Tulips with 3.5" RP-3 rockets, 1945
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #136 on: February 04, 2022, 12:46:40 AM »
Interesting - would be interesting to play with that idea
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #137 on: March 06, 2022, 05:41:33 AM »
So I was reading this article
Naval Health Research Center Study Indicates U.S. Troops Who Saw Combat More Likely to Experience Mental Health Issues
https://news.usni.org/2022/03/04/naval-health-research-center-study-indicates-u-s-troops-who-saw-combat-more-likely-to-experience-mental-health-issues
and got to
The most recent enrollment period resulted in 50,000 more participants, including some from the Space Force

THOSE
DAMN
MARTIANS!



Nyack Nyack Nyack
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #138 on: April 08, 2022, 09:03:33 PM »
Found on Facebook.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #139 on: April 09, 2022, 03:25:39 AM »
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #140 on: April 09, 2022, 04:32:54 AM »

THOSE

DAMN
MARTIANS!



Nyack Nyack Nyack


I love the soldier with the 'Super PowerGlovesTM' . . .    ;D


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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #141 on: April 09, 2022, 05:26:43 AM »

THOSE

DAMN
MARTIANS!



Nyack Nyack Nyack


I love the soldier with the 'Super PowerGlovesTM' . . .    ;D


cheers,
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And the Tommy gun turned into a ray gun! The guy behind him looks like he’s holding the BAR version.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #142 on: April 09, 2022, 12:17:30 PM »
Found on Facebook.

Frank will love that one  :D
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #143 on: April 10, 2022, 12:45:14 AM »
Yup. That's a USAF "spaceplane" similar in shape to the rescue ships from the Atlas space station, like this guy:


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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #144 on: April 11, 2022, 11:05:39 AM »


Nyack Nyack Nyack

Have 4 vynal figures of this guy ! ;)  But in a robe & no transparent helmet or raygun  ::)  Instead he's holding a dagger & a globe of the Earth.
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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #145 on: April 11, 2022, 11:12:22 AM »
There is pics of a proposed reentry vehicle on prime portal website. I took them on a trip to Johnson Space Center quite a few years ago. Shows how lifting bodies have changed.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #146 on: May 28, 2022, 01:37:33 AM »
Map of Mars if it had the same water levels as Earth:

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #147 on: May 28, 2022, 07:24:50 AM »
^ Very cool!

Though the number of large circular lakes is a bit concerning.

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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #148 on: May 28, 2022, 07:53:17 AM »
The map is upside-down. The big wet empty space at the bottom should be to the North - Mars got whacked in what is now its arctic regions by a very large asteroid early on.




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Re: Random space & Scifi ideas and inspiration
« Reply #149 on: May 28, 2022, 10:01:42 AM »
Trailers of the new Buzz Lightyear movie show some interesting ideas.