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Aramoro

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[0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« on: May 01, 2021, 12:06:06 PM »

Im getting a lot of useful feedback from u guys, and good ideas.

edit: thx for moving it, and yes its a skin, i forgot...

Blue Apogee ship skin



i added a blue apogee for TryTac
its up on nexus
https://www.nexusmods.com/starsector/mods/57

tell me what u think about it
« Last Edit: May 01, 2021, 07:30:07 PM by Aramoro »
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IonDragonX

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Re: i made a mod(Blue Apogee)
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2021, 01:12:43 PM »

That's a pretty shade of blue.
You can't create a mod directly into the mods forum. You need to open it into the Modding forum first.  :)
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Your mod is called a skin, btw.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2021, 02:53:33 PM »

tell me what u think about it
I think the blue is very pretty. However, I think that the white part of the original apogee should be shared with the blue. Consider removing the blue tinge of the topmost parts panels & "spine" back to white. Maybe remove the yellow lights in the 'head' & replace with a 'cool' white. Considering the ego of most TT characters, maybe even turn the 'damaged/repaired/overused' look of the vanilla apogee down a bit. Close the gap of the seams a bit, clean up the 'dirty' looking yellow back to white, freshen up the ailerons or put a new decoration on it.
Since you went through all the trouble of making a skin, why not give it a tiny buff? Apogee has 700 flux/s & 140 OP. Maybe give a 5% flux/s boost, making it 735? Maybe give built in Stabilized Shields and reduce the OP to 136? That would be a 5OP discount to the hullmod and most Apogee take it anyways.
If not a buff, how about a mount change? My Apogee can never figure out what to do with the Small missile mount. What if you pulled out that hardmount & replaced it with a Small Synergy Turret? Its a very subtle change and allows the player to ask themselves "does this even change the way I play my apogee?" Its like a buff without being a BUFF.

Welcome to the forums.  :)
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Aramoro

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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2021, 05:10:37 PM »

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I think that the white part of the original apogee should be shared with the blue. Consider removing the blue tinge of the topmost parts panels & "spine" back to white
yeah was thinking the same, i actually made it in gimp, the color select tool didn't work for me well
i make the next one in Photoshop, color range select this time

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Maybe remove the yellow lights in the 'head' & replace with a 'cool' white
u say i should make the...bridge windows? white yea? that sounds cool

the synergy mount too


i made this in Ps:


dont want it to look too flamboyant, but it should give of the hegemony vibe
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2021, 06:08:51 PM »

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Maybe remove the yellow lights in the 'head' & replace with a 'cool' white
u say i should make the...bridge windows? white yea? that sounds cool

yeah, maybe those. I was meaning the ones that are already yellow dots. I hope you can see the marks I made here


And thats a nice Falcon but I think theres already Heg Faclon skins around.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2021, 06:24:31 PM »

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And thats a nice Falcon but I think theres already Heg Faclon skins around.

link plz, i wanna see it
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2021, 07:19:27 PM »

Actually dig this very much, it always feels like the apogee came from a corrupted LPC with the original long lost with the Collapse. The added touch of purple plating is awesome as well.

tell me what u think about it
The only suggestion I can give is maybe go with a full but less bulky plating? High tech always seems to follow that school of design. Especially the mid section, perhaps cover the exposed machinery with a purple-ish armor & shrink the armor plates on ship bow.

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link plz, i wanna see it
I think there's a falcon (XIV) in vanilla now.
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Aramoro

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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2021, 07:28:28 PM »

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I think there's a falcon (XIV) in vanilla now
this is a replacement for their regular versions not the xiv

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The only suggestion I can give is maybe go with a full but less bulky plating? High tech always seems to follow that school of design. Especially the mid section, perhaps cover the exposed machinery with a purple-ish armor & shrink the armor plates on ship bow.
i sort of like the contrast between exposed machinery and polished armor:D
its also hard to get right...for me at least
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2021, 07:29:51 PM »


I think there's a falcon (XIV) in vanilla now.

You say "now" like its been only recently added lol, its been here for awhile.

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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2021, 09:26:35 PM »

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And thats a nice Falcon but I think theres already Heg Faclon skins around.
link plz, i wanna see it


Its in the base game.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2021, 12:11:50 PM »

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Its in the base game.

this is a replacement for their non xiv ships

made an eagle too
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Blue Apogee - Ship skin
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2021, 08:02:51 PM »

dominator ready...

somehow the eagle looks way better to me
i just cant capture its character on the domi..:/

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