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Jason Abbadon
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WOTW used a couple of Playmates VorCha toys that had been fitted with lights for the doomed ships flanking the NegVar.

No idea o the others though- I think the K'Tinga may have been CGI.

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No, the K'Tingas were plastic model kits, because they needed to be so that they could be blown up without damaging the studio model. I remember reading about that somewhere.

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No, there was an interview where both the models and the Playmates models were used as filler ships, some of which were fitted with explosives to blow up nicely. Either way they went through a lot of BOP's.

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Weren't Hallmark ornaments also used?

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Jason Abbadon
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No. The ornaments are waaaay tooo small for filming.
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AndrewR
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I thought the little K'Tingas were blown up by blowing up the ornaments in the background.

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Back to topic, I illustrated these vessels a few years back

USS Marco Polo, NCC-7219


USS Caspian, NCC-5507


sorry it took so long to reply.

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cptmkb
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um. yay!

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Jason Abbadon
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The top one is the DC comics version of the Challenger class and the lower one seems a variant on the FASA Larson class.

No idea on the whole Queen tribute moment there...

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