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Pocket Star Destroyer Concept by quacky112 Pocket Star Destroyer Concept by quacky112
This is a design for a "pocket star destroyer" being smaller than a full sized star destroyer but larger and more powerful than a regular cruiser.

Its about 900 meters long, armed with 12 ion cannon batteries, 16 turbolaser turrets, and 1 heavy turbolaser. Also has two hangars on the side of the ship, although their closed in this render, figured it could hold 30 or so fighters.

Tell me what you think please comment! Download for better view

edit: I changed the original file a bit, made the lighting and shadows better.
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CommanderVeers Featured By Owner Edited Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Terrific stuff mate. Really nice design and perfect niche role. There never seemed to be enough heavy cruisers in service in legends. Looks very solid, almost like the Defender-class of the New Republic but better :D.
Yeah, amazing design though. I feel it could do with some external 'greeblie' surfaces, probably along the brim-notch. The armament layout also doesn't feel quite right with the single quad, and are the sensor and such concealed or? Perhaps the quad needs a buddy or two, placed along the centreline. Just my thoughts, similar to Ansel Hsiao's Allegiance and Procursator designs. All in all looks great and very smooth, with the drawback that it seems it would mean a non-standard sort of layout where comms equipment is internal primarily. Eh, I dunno. The armoured look is very nice also, just a shame about the repetitive plate texture but then it's hardly noticeable so... Awesome.

btw, download not working for me. It may be a wider issue.
Oh oh and another question, how do you create these? Is it google sketchup still like with the Venator?
quacky112 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Thanks I am glad you like it.  I wish I still had this file, I lost it when I my last computer crashed, I always wanted to revisit it and make it better with more detail.  And yes I used google sketchup to make the model and v-ray to render this particular one.
JakeBondage Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Professional Writer
really like this... very well done... nice job
Devastator200 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Name Idea: Raptor-class Strike Cruiser.
neirosoft Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
The hull contours are slightly similar to those of Venator, so is it supposed to be Kuat design? And what era do you position it in? Maybe, one of the the last experimental ship for the Republic Navy was the first in this line? Or may it be Palpatine's private research proect of the same time (19 BBY)?

By the way, 900 m long? Hmm... And what is the size of its' main turret in that case? Possibly, this should be only 1.5-2x bigger than EF76 Nebulon-B frigate, i.e., 450-600 m long?
ViperagonZero Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nice job
chrisblue77 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like it:)
Lordnarunh Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work! It's nice to see, others have as nice designs in Star Wars universe, as the film had. You've commented on one of my ships, but it was far from ready. I would be happy, if You would see the finished product, when it's ready.

By the way i would imagine the side somehow else, but as You modelled it, looks a pretty hard, unbreakable structure. A siege Star Destroyer :D.

Loved the tower! It's unique.

Best wishes, keep up the good work!

I'll stay in contact. Greetings from Hungary!
quacky112 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011
Thanks for the comment friend, glad you like the design. And your concept already looked great even if it wasn't finished, cant wait to see it complete!

Keep up the good work as well!
Gojin1 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
nicely done. so how did you come up with the design?
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