Do you like sleek or rough space ship designs?

#1 Posted by Irvandus (2881 posts) -


#2 Posted by Irvandus (2881 posts) -

While playing STO and TOR I realized Sci-Fi universes basicaly have two types of space ships. Thoose with a clean design like the Normandy and the Enterprise and those with a more rough, broken design like Serenity from Firefly. So what kind of space ship do you like?

#3 Posted by TheHT (11524 posts) -

Rough and space-trucker-y is always more endearing.

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#4 Edited by Venatio (4491 posts) -

The Normandy SR-2 is my favorite spaceship in anything ever so I'm gonna have to go with that sort of design, love the sleek look

The U.S.S Citadel Lights, my ship in ST:O, is pretty damn sleek

#5 Posted by JasonR86 (9742 posts) -

Sleek. I want it to look like it can cut through anything while it is blowing shit up. Plus, sleeker just looks faster and more efficient. Sleek that is paired with simplicity is the best. No extra parts here and there. No extra components just for the sake of having them. I want my ships efficient, classy, and nice.

#6 Posted by Helimocopter (369 posts) -

I want my ship as large and robust and overwrought as possible

Ideally with a massively oversized cannon strapped to it.

#7 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2725 posts) -

As big and crazy as possible.

#8 Posted by Omega (835 posts) -

I like my starships like I like my women, sleek, sexy and equipped with a series 401 hyperdrive motivator. 

#9 Posted by Rohok (554 posts) -

Both, but I prefer the Normandy-style ships.

#10 Posted by AlexW00d (6308 posts) -

I wouldn't really call the Enterprise sleek, but the Millennium Falcon is my 'favourite' of those you posted.

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#11 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

I want my spaceship to be dirty as fuck and spitting out pollutants.

#12 Posted by Bane (428 posts) -

Sleek over rough, but I like both really.

  • Enterprise D (my all time fav)
  • Normandy SR-2 (very close second)
  • J-Type 327 Nubian Royal Starship from Star Wars (as sleek as they come)
#13 Edited by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

I loved the space ship designs in Homeworld

The Mothership
#14 Posted by MooseyMcMan (11303 posts) -

I guess it depends. In something like Mass Effect or Star Trek, when the protagonists are working for some sort of large organization (like Star Fleet), then it makes sense for them to have a nice, sleek looking ship. Conversely, if it's some smuggler like Han Solo, then I think it should have something that looks like it was found in a space junkyard.

So, both.

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#15 Posted by Galiant (2193 posts) -

"Used future" is awesome. For some reason I find the sleek minimalistic take on the future less believable.

#16 Posted by Three0neFive (2297 posts) -

I'm a big fan of sci-fi that's somewhat more grounded in reality, so I really like the whole rough-and-tumble, space-beater vibe of things like Starcraft's space-truckers and Firefly's... Well, Firefly.

#17 Posted by CaLe (4021 posts) -
#18 Posted by Tebbit (4472 posts) -

Raw dog.

#19 Posted by PenguinDust (12557 posts) -

Probably somewhere inbetween, but what I really like are spaceships that look like sea-faring ships.

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