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PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago

This might be a good dropship for AT-SE and AT-SP
https://pin.it/tis3vtvs3k5yjc

Ryadra777
2 years ago
Reply to  PhoenixKnight

AT-AT’s legs can’t possibly bent like that.

PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago
Reply to  Ryadra777

Granted the AT-AT was re-con into folding down

PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

The artists who made the drop ship temporary so the walkers work

PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

https://www.artstation.com/contests/ilm/challenges/9/submissions/11014

“Detail of ship, with AT-AT’s. I figured that the AT-AT’s were already dropped off past the north ridge at the moment of my key frame, this is for clarity of concept. The legs of the AT-AT would be ret-conned to transform into position, but would not affect the aesthetic of the standing walker.”

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
2 years ago
Reply to  PhoenixKnight

It’s a neat design, but it doesn’t take into account the physics of the AT-AT (knee joints can’t bend that far), the vertical clearance of getting in and out of the landing bay on an ISD or the challenges of loading / unloading the AT-AT while in the hangar. Just because an artist drew it that way doesn’t make it an official ret-con.

PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago
Reply to  CRMcNeill

Not officially re-con on legs (I said temp for that reason). Looks like it can go regular way, plus I do not think this will fit in ISD, drop ship might be a little big on the hanger. I believe the artist made this as a more independent-hyperspace-capable drop ship.

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
2 years ago
Reply to  PhoenixKnight

Temporary means “not lasting or permanent,” so I’m not even sure how “temporary” applies here. Plus, the Chi already is hyperspace capable, and can carry at least 4 AT-ATs that don’t have to be modified to fold their legs.

STONEhenk
STONEhenk
2 years ago
Reply to  CRMcNeill

8 AT-AT’s

PhoenixKnight
PhoenixKnight
2 years ago
Reply to  CRMcNeill

The frame can be used to carry the AT-SP

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
2 years ago
Reply to  PhoenixKnight

The AT-SP is much larger than the AT-AT, which fits into the frame with little or no room left over. The only way this thing could possibly carry an AT-SP is if it was scaled up dramatically.

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
2 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

I thought it might be something in that range, but without knowing for sure, “at least four” was safely vague.

Noah
Noah
2 years ago
Reply to  Ryadra777

AT-ATs could kneal.

STONEhenk
STONEhenk
2 years ago
Reply to  PhoenixKnight

I like this even more than my Lamcer-class Frigate dropship idea.

http://oi67.tinypic.com/2946zk5.jpg

Anonymous
3 years ago

So Fractal can the Imperator carry AT-SEs or not?

Anonymous
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Neat although I’m not sure the Theta class barge could carry them onto ground due to them being a bit too wide for them to fit in so I think there would be a variant of the Theta that can carry the AT-SE.
What do you think Fractal?

Anonymous
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Right but I think it better for the AT-SE to be in the barge when carried off the Imperator and into the planet just to be safe. (due to the barge having more armor than the carryall that cover the vehicle better which give it extra protection alongside the shields)

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Thetas were just re-canonized in some low-budget mobile game. The new Disney render makes them wider, as well as adding what look to be tiltrotor VTOL turbines (?) I’m not sure if they are wider enough to handle AT-SEs though.

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw
2 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

The transport and walkers introduced in Solo were pretty nifty. It’s just when Star Wars meets low budget freemium mobile games does the stupidity manifest itself.

Toby
Toby
3 years ago

Quick question, what role does this glorious walker have in the imperial military?

Grand Admiral Declann
Grand Admiral Declann
3 years ago
Reply to  Toby

Assault, alongside the AT-SP’s

PhantomFury
PhantomFury
3 years ago

Ah, this is one of (if not the) first work I have seen of yours in that StarDestroyer website. Iconic then, and it is still iconic now.

gorkmalork
gorkmalork
3 years ago

There’s just something face-palmingly obvious about equipping one’s walker with a 360-degree heavy weapon. Plus, those footpads.

Xeno
Xeno
3 years ago

This one always looked way more…wobbly than the Stormwalker. Turret also seems a bit too high to hit anything that isn’t an AT-AT. Still looks awesome though.

gorkmalork
gorkmalork
3 years ago
Reply to  Xeno

Depends on how close you expect targets meriting said weapon to pop up, I suppose-at any rate the cheek & chin guns seem to have short/medium-range frontal action covered.

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

So Fractal I just notice between these two pictures
: http://fractalsponge.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/walker106.jpg
: http://fractalsponge.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/walker113.jpg
the second picture show that on top of the walker’s hips it look like missile launchers are they?

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Ooo pop up launchers so is it to surprise the enemies and blast them to pieces when they least expect it?

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Also from the look of where the pop up launchers are: http://fractalsponge.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/walker114.jpg
It look like there are 4 of them with the 2 of them at the mid-back that would fire from behind or there are only 2 of them?

Astro1derboy
Astro1derboy
3 years ago

This is so SWEEEEEEEEET!!!

Astro1derboy
Astro1derboy
3 years ago
Reply to  Astro1derboy

(I particularly LOVE #108. Loved the pose, the camera angle and, of course, the work itself. This still may be my overall favorite of your work so far . . . although it’s tough because I like them all.)

countvertex
3 years ago

Looking great in 4k!
Two small things:
– A render for scale comparison together with a familiar walker would be great.
– That pyramid on top of the main gun lacks detail compared to the rest of the model (probably bad timing now that you have done all these renders).

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Speaking of the AT-SE main gun Fractal how powerful is it like the same as the AT-TE main gun or more powerful?

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw
3 years ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

I wonder if ERA would make sense in Star Wars at all for a walker like this. It might make the difference against a Hailfire droid’s ATGM or the shoulder-fired rocket Baze was rocking in Rogue One.

gorkmalork
gorkmalork
3 years ago
Reply to  Chris Bradshaw

Hailfire missilespam, spaced so at least a few rounds don’t hit simultaneously, might defeat an ERA block assuming said droids can manage the precision (which doesn’t seem like a stretch). Still handy for infantry ambushes, but more complement than substitute for vehicles with the juice for shields.

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

Alright your first original 3D art model in 4K sweet.