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    Terrain Ideas.

    Just found this site, some interesting sci-fi stuff

    http://www.skankgame.com

    I could not get a specific link to work, but if you select, Articles, from the dropdown menu on the left that will get you to the modelling section.

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    Posted by Whiterook.

    Hey...that's some pretty impressive stuff! I like that giant ruined village with the pyramid!!!!

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    On an amateur. The site is terrible at them, the content did not impress

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daiel-J View Post
    On an amateur. The site is terrible at them, the content did not impress
    The landing page is definitely lacking, I agree. I got the best inspirational content from the Gallery page.... some impressive stuff in there from a modeling perspective.
    "If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." - George S. Patton.

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    The big transport may remind many of Damnation Alley but for me it is pure MARS 1 from the Morrow Project. I didn't nose around but you are right, the gallery was worth the trip. Thank you for the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    The big transport may remind many of Damnation Alley but for me it is pure MARS 1 from the Morrow Project. I didn't nose around but you are right, the gallery was worth the trip. Thank you for the link.
    The transport in Damnation alley is one of my all-time favorites, and really hit a nerve when I first saw it way back when...and it still holds up as a great example of something that makes perfect sense in design to use. The Eagle 1 in Space 1999 is also an example of a cargo/mission transport that I could totally see developed in real life.
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    I never heard of Damnation Alley before! Want to see it now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by josta59 View Post
    I never heard of Damnation Alley before! Want to see it now.
    A great vehicle...called a land master. 12-wheeled all terrain vehicle where the four sets of wheels were in a Tri-pattern...if you blew a tire, you;d rotate to a new one if I remember right. I guess it also helped with ascending steep rocky terrain? Check out this link for cool background.



    The movie came out the same year as Star Wars: A New Hope, so needless to say it was eclipsed. Jan-Michael Vincent starred as the focal character, but it also featured George Peppard and Paul Winfield, so a pretty great cast. It wasn’t anything as grand as Star Wars, but on par with say, Logan’s Run.



    Oh, and the book it’s based on is even better!
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    By Roger Zelazny if I remember right. A very underrated author.
    Always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor never the tormented.

    Elie Wiesel.

    Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor

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