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Offline Gadgetron_3000

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[Star Trek Continues] New Episode - "What Ships Are For"
« on: July 30, 2017, 03:48:06 pm »
Hi, Everyone!

A new episode of the excellent Star Trek Continues (www.startrekcontinues.com) fan series premiered today on YouTube and Vimeo:

Episode 09 - "What Ships Are For" - https://youtu.be/3VEZH8bqytA or https://vimeo.com/226223868



Just like their previous eight episodes, this one is really quite well done.  Here's the episode's tag:

Kirk struggles with aiding a society whose inhabitants view their isolated world in a very unique way.

If you have an hour to spare, this one is worth checking out!  Just click the YouTube or Vimeo link above.

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Offline starsiegeplayer

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Re: [Star Trek Continues] New Episode - "What Ships Are For"
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2017, 09:06:20 pm »
This was really good. 

Offline MSgtUSAFRet

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Re: [Star Trek Continues] New Episode - "What Ships Are For"
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 03:28:13 pm »
Hey all,

I just finished watching it and the issues of racism and immigration were present and drove the storyline. It is a good story - worthy of the Series.

But the real treat is to watch Doug Drexler's CGI TOS Enterprise. It seems to me be to a loving recreation by not only a professional with a long history with Hollywood and Star Trek in general but also, specifically, by a fan of the TOS! His re-creation was made, granted in a computer, to be as big as the physical production model so the shots made in the PC would match those shots broadcast during the production of the 1960's show. Some of the shots shown were almost match framed to the series! Outstanding attention to detail and it makes my TOS heart very happy to see it!

Now if I can only get my hands to make as wonderful a physical scale model as he did a CGI model!  ;D

Ah, here's to dreaming!

Steve
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Re: [Star Trek Continues] New Episode - "What Ships Are For"
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 01:25:04 pm »
One of the things I love about STC is that, like the original show, they will try to say something in each episode....make a statement .... as opposed to just spending an hour shooting Kingons.
  There is a very powerful message in this episode, which I can't go into without giving anything away.
 Of course the acting and the realism to the original show is up to its usual standards...man I'm going to miss it when they stop production.  :'(
Kevin

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