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Blueprints/deck plans anyone?

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Valadus2001 Valadus2001's picture
Blueprints/deck plans anyone?
I do not care for drawing up up floor plans for ships, stations or buildings and finding any blueprints online has proven quite challenging for me. Anyone have any sites that they can share with blueprints of fantasy stations, buildings, or ships?
Valadus2001 Valadus2001's picture
Right forum?
Should this be in a different forum?
Chase-san Chase-san's picture
There is generally plenty of
There is generally plenty of external blueprints. But those are only so useful. Internal ones on the other hand. Well they generally don't exist, due to the complexity involved in creating them. As no one is actually going to build these things (any time soon anyway). In terms of the shows/movies/etc they generally don't matter, and are rarely seen. Since they limit what you can do with the plot if referenced extensively.
Valadus2001 Valadus2001's picture
That is what I have found thru lots of online research. The only two plans I have found this far are the deck plans for the nostromo and a map of the moon base from space 1999. I have been downloading office building blueprints were I can find them. The more unusual the better. I have been having some luck there. The bigger the better.
bibliophile20 bibliophile20's picture
Heh. I've been resisting the
Heh. I've been resisting the urge to buy one (more) of ProFantasy's programs to add to my collection. The program in question are Cosmographer 3 (http://www.profantasy.com/products/cos3.asp) which is an add-on to their Campaign Cartographer 3 program designed for Sci-Fi campaign uses (Ships, space sector layouts, planets, space stations, etc). If it's anything like Campaign Cartographer 3, City Designer 3 or Fractal Terrains 3 (all of which I have) in quality, I have to say I recommend for the Eclipse Phase GM who wants/needs maps. :) I'm just waiting for either one of their infrequent sales or me actually finding or putting together a committed group of EP players before I drop $40 on another specialized computer program. I recognize that it's not quite what the OP wanted, but I hope this helps.

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OneTrikPony OneTrikPony's picture
Here are som sorces that are
Here are som sorces that are worth your attention [URL=http://0-hr.com/Future_Armada/index.htm]FUTURE ARMADA[/URL] MAPS FROM KI RYN STUDIOS A huge torus configuration station fully detailed with art in 25mm scale tiles http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/27932/Future-Armada%3A-Argos-III?it=1 A smaller orbital station, also 25mm tiles, uses "artificial gravity" layout but that can be ignored. http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/20379/Future-Armada%3A-Vanguard-St... A *MASSIVE* super carrier starship, uses an 'artificial gravity' layout but there's so much stuff you can use it to map pretty much any habitat. (168 pages) http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/50111/Future-Armada%3A-Invictus?sr... oops game's starting be back with more links tonight.

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Valadus2001 Valadus2001's picture
Thank you for the information. It was very helpful.
Ravenswar Ravenswar's picture
Adapt Cruise Ship Floor Plans
This may require a bit of imagination or perhaps some judicious cutting and pasting, but you could try using cruise ship deck plans, not as a whole ship flying in space, but as a sections of a space station torus. Alternatively, the torus may not be continuous, and each "cruise ship" becomes a separate arc spinning around a common core. Simply glass over the open decks and presto. Swimming pools, theaters, and wave riders in space. The cruise lines themselves host the deck plans on their websites. You can also snag pictures of "typical" room accommodations per class. That being said, Dream Pod 9 had four source books for their Jovian Chronicles detailing the ships of the solar system. It was also a hard science fiction game as well, which meant the ships either did without gravity, or included habitat modules on spinning rings. The books themselves did not include a lot of floor plans per se, but it did include a block diagram of the habitat module.
thelabmonkey thelabmonkey's picture
I have toyed with the idea of
I have toyed with the idea of using this game with screenshots: http://www.starshipcorporation.com/news/index/ Still not released as yet though...