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DM23 Magear by Calates DM23 Magear by Calates
Model: DM23 Magear
Type: Destroyer
Manufacturer: Saiion Vessels
Crew: 52
Armaments:
3 Heavy MACs
2 Heavy Javelin Turrets
14 Medium Javelin Turrets
16 Light Javelin Turrets
8 Havok Heavy Duty Misille Silo's

The Magear (Heavy Storm) is a destroyer class FTL capable vessel designed for heavy combat fueled by a TYPE-3 hydrogen fusion reactor. It's sizable armament make it the top choice for offensive fleets and you rarely see one without a Magear. Saiion prizes itself on the thick armor and firepower this vessel can bring to a fight, but it well known that these vessel heave limited maneuverability. Ship commander often consider it smarter to get hit on one of the wings then to even attempt to evade an attack.
It can carry up to 8 Keora fighters in it hanger bay as auxillary and support crafts.

Viewed ship:
Forgotten Destroyer, designation DM23-0009. Commanded by Commander Tyr Valan, noted for using her ship to ram trough two Ranto´d battlecruisers. She is currently stationed in the T'serrar fleet.

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View the ULC series here
Other ships in this series:
Drone - Anura
Fighter - Keora
Dropship - Seva
Corvete - Atlet
Frigate - Atla
Interceptor - Ne'Hesa
Cruiser - Agente
Orbital Platform - ODP
Battlecruiser - Nagoian
Battleship - Shattra
Carrier - Areon
Dreadnaught - Hallah

My first deviation to reach 1000 views!
My first deviation to reach 2000 views!

*Update: Updated the textures, added more details and updated the lighting.
*Edit, added the textures used in the later models

Model made with 3Ds MAX 2014
Overview made with Photoshop CS6
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ILJackson Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I like these vessels and the format, as well as all the info you give on them. Very similar to how I do it. 
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Calates Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you, I like to give some background information on what I make. There is a whole universe behind them that is slowly being revealed and I think it adds more depth to them.
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ILJackson Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You should check out my gallery. I am doing the same thing and we have almost the exact same formatting in some cases.
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Calates Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I've been taking a look at your stuff actually, there is allot of it. How long have you been doing this?
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ILJackson Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Several years for the rendering, but I have built on this universe for nearly a quarter century. Mostly for RPG campaigns. You can find some of that at my webpage. Www.super-nexus.com. Just go to Riftspace and theres a lot of it there using the Rifts rulesystem. The basic architecture and premise, races and lots of other backstory there. 
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Calates Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Damn, I've only been modeling for 1 year though I've worked on the universe my models belong to for about 10 . . . maybe longer.

I took a look at your site the other day, the teacher looked at me funny cause I kept looking at things on the internet. It just found the background info so interesting, kept reading.
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ILJackson Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Just a year and you are already at this level: fav.me/d79idbb   ????

Holy hell man, you are on track for epic awesomeness. 
The world has to suck people in, and you have to get good kinda at everything. I don't just do ships, I also learned how to do digital painting of planets, learned modeling for people and environments. Most artists I see on here do just one thing. I am really trying to be able to do it all and show it all.
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Calates Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks, that fighter was made about 1 year 4 weeks after my first model.

I know what you mean, I'm actually working on planets and space artwork myself right now. People and environments are something I will work on in the future as well, if I could I would just work on everything at the same time.
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Tattorack Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hm, destroyer, slowely moving up the power-line ^^
BTW, somehow this one reminds me alot of a submarine...
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Calates Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Really, how come? Most people call it an arrow ship.
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