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# 98
01-31-2013, 01:14 AM
Originally Posted by kirahitomi View Post
After spending some time (couple hours in fact) going back over DS9 footage of the Steamrunner I've determined that the shots of her there are even worse then the ones in First Contact and suffer from the same issues, mainly lack of detail and pylons obscuring too much of the aft to be able to say 100% without a doubt. There's one shot that we almost get a good solid look at her from the top in perfect angle to settle this dispute but then the Defiant flies in the way, sigh.
Lack of detail shouldn't be a problem since the ILM CGI models of the Akira, Saber and Steamrunner were altered for use in DS9 by Digital Muse, and were "remapped at a higher resolution in the process", as mentioned here:
U.S.S. Endeavour NCC-91771 - Nebula-class
Commanding Officer: Captain Pyotr Ramonovich Amosov
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