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calumwilson98 05-28-2013 06:34 PM

Combadge shape?
 
Just a quick query, why is the combadge so pointy and not like the chevron on the forum avatar or like a metal version of the TOS badges?

shaunkl 05-28-2013 10:19 PM

Or like my collector's edition combadge. STO went through several iterations of the combadge as many games do with their art assets. I would prefer something smaller and similar to the collector's edition badges. I think we're due for a change.

calumwilson98 05-29-2013 02:50 AM

also it looks like the right side is too thick, judging by the chevron on the avatar it should be thinner than the left side like on the collectors edition you mentioned

shaunkl 05-29-2013 09:22 AM

The Collector's Edition badge actually looks like this: http://christophernavetta.com/tempar...commbadge1.jpg

Size-wise it's about the same size as the delta on a TNG or VOY-era combadge, much flatter than the current STO one, and with a bezel around the edge.

The delta symbol on your avatar wasn't used until oh... the third or fourth season update. It's okay for promo art but I don't think I'd want to see it in-game, unless it was an extra option.


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