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Empire (the Evil Star Wars one) Shipset - 5/16/2020 4:32:59 AM   


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No space game is complete, until you roll over some xenos with a fleet of Star Destroyers.

Luckily, i happened to have a set of Imperial ships lying around. Rendered them a good while 3D Modeling for back for Space Empires 4.

I converted the set for my own use in DW-Universe and while not perfect, i was pleased enough and decided to share.

The only foreign part is Sirians biodome used on the Resort base.

Unfortunately SE:4 was heavier on warships (there are a few spares even) and very on light civilians and bases, so i had to kinda kitbash stuff like mining ships and so on.
Also, the set was made around like 2010, so it's mostly original pictures stuff plus some comics extended universe, to fill in the ships not covered in the movies.

The ships are scaled sensibly against each other, but the set as a whole is slightly bigger, than standard DW ships (not crazily, maybe 20-30%). Star Destroyers are kinda big tho, so maybe it's OK. I use them as a extra set for my own empire only, so i scale in game as required anyway.
If used for AI you might want to adjust the scaling parameters in the design templates. Do not just resize the images tho, that might make the engine markers not work (depending on the algorithm used, scaling tends to blur/shift colors).

I will probably not work on the set further, unless i notice something, that really-really bugs me. However, if someone disagrees with my choices (there are a couple of spare warships in the set) i included the full original SE:4 set as well as the .pdn files for the ships, to make edits easier.

EDIT: Apparently, being a new user i am not allowed to post a link to a external hoster, while the full file with the sources is too large to upload here.
So i only kept the main set of 26 and a couple of spares for alternative ship choices included.

And since i can't post a preview image either...
It's a matching set rendered from a set of 3D models under the same camera/light settings (tho some cutting of parts had to happen for the civilian ships after). Shades of gray (the Imperator does not approve of flashy colors!)
Executor as carrier;
Imperator SD as capital;
Victory SD for cruiser;
Advanced Nebulon kitbash as destroyer;
Corellian Corvette for frigate;
Marauder for escort;
Tie Interceptor & Tie Bomber for strike craft;
Dreadnaught Cruiser as Troop carrier;
Eidolon (bad model tho) for Passenger ship;
Modular freighters with 2 types of tugs and 2 types of containers for civilian ships.
Spares for Tie Fighter, the original Nebulon Frigate, assualt carrier and the Sovereign SD. Oh and the death star.

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