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Snape
Snape
5 months ago

This is so cool

Jakob Schifo
Jakob Schifo
6 months ago

Acne-covered teenaged Star Destroyer. What makes it ironic is that things are attracted to it.

I’ll show myself out.

obsidian85
obsidian85
8 months ago

those 4 balls on the dominator, are they meant to pull out things in hyperspace.

Chuthulu
Chuthulu
4 months ago
Reply to  obsidian85

As far as i’m aware , they’re the “graviy well generators ” so yes .

Duane Smith
Duane Smith
10 months ago

Do you release your meshes for people to use? I am very interested in this one. Is this done in Lightwave?

DarthCatius
DarthCatius
6 months ago
Reply to  Duane Smith

3dsMax

emp3ror86
emp3ror86
1 year ago

Gorgeous!

Jean-Luc Martel
Jean-Luc Martel
1 year ago

I love how the gravity well generators look like Puffed up cheks or even brests LOL.

M. Sean Chapman (di'Ce)
M. Sean Chapman (di'Ce)
1 year ago

Sweet looking Dominator. I can only imagine the work you could do in pen and ink.

Steve
Steve
1 year ago

she’s damn beautiful is what she is!

spymonkey2
spymonkey2
1 year ago

Are the three holes at the tip of the ship (under what I’m assuming to be a secondary bridge of some sort) missile tubes? Or do they serve some other purpose?

Noah
Noah
1 year ago
Reply to  spymonkey2

Those are probably tractor beam projectors.

Rodglas
Rodglas
1 year ago

What is the purpose of the added superstructure beneath the bridge tower? Is that to replace room within the ship that is now being taken up by the gravity well generators?

GrahamB
GrahamB
1 year ago
Reply to  Rodglas

Looking at the side-by-sides with the standard ISP it looks like that bit of superstructure is all that’s left of what’s been taken away rather than being added.

David
David
1 year ago

Please, make Venator-class Star destroyer

Road Warrior
Road Warrior
1 year ago

Fantastic. New render and lighting setup looks very good. I’m really liking the new engine glow. Looks way better than that geometric shape you used some time back.

What’s next, boss? Another redux? Another murderwedge? I’d love to see more smaller ISD’s. Demolisher…Harrow…

But, whatever you want to make is fine with me.

Ryadra777
1 year ago
Reply to  Road Warrior

The next redux I think Fractal is going to do would either be the Procursator, Altor, Impellor (And Compellor after that), or Secutor. I doubt that the Assertor will be next, but it will happen much later.

Would be interesting to see the Demolisher/Gladiator. Not sure about the Harrow.

Shaun
Shaun
1 year ago

Look at those huuuuuuuuuuge…tracts of land…

Hecatomb
Hecatomb
1 year ago

Your work never fails to impress. Very nice redesign of the traditional Imperator to make room for the gravity well generators. However, I can’t help but wonder if the next logical step for the Empire might be to design a craft specifically for interdiction. Perhaps a small warship built around a single gravity well and featuring weapons emplacements only for defense. It would be the central vessel of a wolf pack with a few other support craft to do the fighting, such as a few frigates and maybe a single light destroyer. Another possibility is a sort of mobile battle station that would travel with a war fleet. This station, probably symmetrical in design, would feature multiple gravity wells generating an enormous overlapping field to trap an enemy fleet in a battle with a superior Imperial strike force. With escape impossible, the rebels or pirates or what have you would be forced to choose between surrender and fighting to the death to destroy the station.

Shaun
Shaun
1 year ago
Reply to  Hecatomb

I suggested something similar for Fractal’s Modified Imperial Customs Corvette. Instead of a dedicated hanger, you could have a series of plug-and-play modules for different mission configurations, like a mini modular task-force cruiser.

Arguments for/against multi-role vessels vs. specialized designs aside, one of those mission configs might be a gravity well projector and dedicated power supply.

PhantomFury
PhantomFury
1 year ago
Reply to  Hecatomb

Warship with gravity well and defensive armaments is practically this ship and to a lesser extent in regards to defense, the Immobilizer.

anon
anon
1 year ago
Reply to  Hecatomb

This type of design with a skeleton superstructure has been around for 20+ years, but this is the best one yet

countvertex
1 year ago

I wonder what the tactical advantage of having multipe gravity well generators could be.
Would they work in unison to create one four times more massive gravity well? Would they spread out the mass shadow to form for example a line of four gravity wells? Or would they be used to cover different firing arcs?
And while whatever is being emitted from the generators obviously isn’t affected by the hull of the ship (at least not by the domes), can one generator aim through another generator?
Still working on a concept of what could be under the domes: https://countvertex.tumblr.com/

CRMcNeill
CRMcNeill
1 year ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

This. While the WEG rules don’t convert well into hard ranges, gravity well projectors were very much stand-off weapons (longest effective range in the game). As such, a ship with multiple gravity well projectors can provide area coverage by projecting gravity wells at tactically valuable locations, or if needs be, can aim all of its gravity wells at the same point to make one big gravity well (obviously, not as big as what could be generated by a single large gravity well projector, but still useful).

For example, consider the Hoth system. In the space shots of Hoth, multiple small moons can be seen in the space around the planet. The astrographic positions of those moons complicates astrogation in close to the planet, limiting ships to either specific courses out of the system or requiring them to stay in space longer while they bypass the gravity well of a moon/moons. Throw an Interdictor into the mix and it can use artificially generated gravity wells to “plug the holes”, so to speak, putting “virtual moons” in orbit around the planet to further complicate the hyperspace calculations of escaping ships and forcing them to remain in realspace longer than they otherwise would.

duran
duran
1 year ago
Reply to  countvertex

each sphere is a single hyperspace interdictor. so each ship of this type, can block 4 targets

Chris
Chris
1 year ago

Excellent work on this one as usual. In universe however I would have words with the designer. Sacrificed heavy guns, limited arc on those it has, and the Grav Well Projectors take up most of the hanger space. Basically wasting an ISD hull instead of making a purpose built Interdictor. Do you think that in universe this was more an early prototype for proof of concept or a regular ship they built multiple of>>

Ryadra777
1 year ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Speaking of the Immobilizer Fractal, are you going to make it soon?

Also the pictures of the finished Dominator redux here doesn’t seem to zoom in as much like your previous 4K pictures, why is that?

Ryadra777
1 year ago
Reply to  Fractalsponge

Just check the pictures and they are better, expect for the last picture at the bottom.