Thread: 3 D prints
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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
11-15-2010, 09:42 AM
Originally Posted by Lord_Nightblade View Post
I suggested this during beta, and I'm sure it has come up several times since then. Personally, I don't care as much about my crew, but I would love to have custom models of all of my ships made.

However, if merchandising for STO proceeds in typical Cryptic fashion, then we're not going to see anything happen with it. And I think that's a shame, because it could pull in a lot of money for Cryptic/Atari. Even if something like the 3-D printing is prohibitively expensive, they could do custom shirts with our ships and/or crew on them, or custom mouse pads, custom mugs, etc. etc. I don't know about you, but I'd get a bunch of custom shirts if I could have my ships on a shirt.
Actually, I am a bit surprised there's not a comic book, especially looking at some of the comic tie ins that do exist.

(Case in point, the Star Trek/G.I.Joe/Transformers/Ghostbusters vs. Zombies crossover.)

The closest we got was Cryptic-designed uniforms in the Countdown comic.