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Join Date: Jan 2013
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# 75
01-28-2013, 07:15 PM
Originally Posted by kirahitomi View Post
Good find indeed, though to be honest those shots include almost no lighting which would have made the impulse engines visible, the lighting that is there for any length of time is off the warp nacelles for less the a second, otherwise theirs no lighting to it at all, no strobes, no fight/docking lights, no registry lighting even in that second shot theirs no lighting on even the nacelles. We were just not meant to be able to get a good enough shot to tell.
I get what you're saying, but I still think if the ship was meant to have impulse engines on the pylons they would have been included in that scene since they took the time to add blue nacelle lighting.

By not having it on the pylons I would argue that they are indeed supposed to be on the saucer and the special effects guys figured no one will notice some red on the saucer that is partially blocked by these pylons. I'm reaching now, aren't I?