Thread: New Uniforms
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Join Date: Jul 2012
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# 24
01-17-2013, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by centersolace View Post
There's "out of nowhere" and "this looks like a different franchise". Star Trek uniforms have always been made out of cloth and always had a clean look. The current ones have all these weird bits, folds and hexagons and as such look like rejected Mass Effect costumes.



You have to get them via T3 Starbase.
They look nothing like Mass Effect costumes. The old ST uniforms, while sleek, were... a bit silly, because they're not really utilitarian. The Antares and Sierra uniforms look like proper uniforms meant to get dirty, to keep you warm and relatively safe, etc.

The Antares uniforms that have the hexagons looks a lot like it's made of the same material current soccer shirts are made of, a really tough, highly resistant material. The Sierra uniforms seem to be made of some sort of leather synthetic. They look simple and utilitarian to me, not to mention elegant.

Please don't be such a hardcore grognard. The old Trek uniforms were somewhat pretty, but rather stupid. Starship engineers who are exposed to things like hot plasma etc don't wear protective clothes just because STarfleet makes them look good in their standard non-protective uniforms.