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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 512
08-21-2010, 02:47 PM
Originally Posted by Commander_Shepherd
I wonder how much better things like DS9 and K7 would look if they followed this scaling chart - hmm...

Yeah, the massive size of K7 and DS9 really do break immersion for me. I'd love it if they fell in with this size chart

I feel the best visual interaction the devs could have used with DS9 would have been to restrict the instancing to maybe 5 ships with a choreographed docking animation that would prompt you to dock when approaching the station. Selecting yes to dock would have the game take over the ship and manoeuvre it to physically dock with the station whilst it does a background load of the interior so you can immediately appear at one of the docking rings after the docking is complete.

And I would would have dearly loved for them to have used the actual Earth Space Dock from the films, with a similar docking procedure, except your ship would fly into the station instead of physically docking with it. ^.^


The reason I used Merzo's size chart is because of the grid in the background and because the grid is identical in size to Suricata's size chart and the properly scaled ships match across both charts.