I'm a fan of sleek lines and nice curves in my Starships, as opposed to the blocky ones.
Ferrari's > Semi Trucks.
There's sleek and there's too sleek. The Galaxy class had around the right balance, I think. Then came the Intrepid, which was so soft and curvy it looked like it was limply squeezed from a tube of toothpaste. The Sovereign managed to take design forward again by reintroducing strong lines and sweeping arcs, but the Prometheus tossed all that out the waste pipe by trying to look like a dagger but being just curved enough to seem awkward and drippy. That's why i liked the Hephaestus so much - it looks like you could actually stab someone with it without wondering if it was really rubber or something.
Originally Posted by Darren_Kitlor
Well, if the developers made something as unconventional as a DeLorean - we could all agree that it would be a change of pace to ship design.
Seriously though, I like the Maelstrom design.
Yeah, I'm looking forward to it. I'm glad I'm working on an engi/escort alt right now, because I wouldn't want to choose between keeping my Hephaestus or switching to a Maelstrom on my tac/escort char.