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ADB Marketing05 Oct 2017 1:42 p.m. PST

Fifth Wave of Ships Released!

On October 2, 2017, Amarillo Design Bureau released its fifth wave of ships (76 in all, for over 200 available ships) in its store on Shapeways.

The Federation gets the guided weapons destroyer which was inspired by encounters with the Kzintis and their drone technology. They also get their drone-armed F-18 Hornet fighters. Especially exciting is the release of the first of the Franz Joseph ships, the Federation destroyer. This is the official Franz Joseph design offered by ADB, Inc. under its contract with Franz Joseph Designs. (We plan to release all five of the Franz Joseph Federation ships over time.)

The Klingons get the B10K battleship boom with more aztecking than the B10B boom, the F5 frigate, and the F5W war destroyer.

The Romulans add a Snipe frigate, BattleHawk destroyer, and the massive King Condor Battleship.

The Tholians add their DPW dreadnought, new heavy cruiser, pocket battleship, and scout. For those who use the pinwheel battle formation, there is a stand topper so you can add your patrol corvettes and variants to it. There is also a one-piece patrol corvette pinwheel with standard patrol corvettes. They also get a large web tender and a larger freighter.

The Kzintis get their frigate and their TAAS fighters.

The Lyrans and their wayward county of the Lyran Democratic Republic get their battlecruiser, war cruiser scout, and war destroyer.

The Seltorians add a new light cruiser (NCL).

The Frax get a police cutter to patrol their space and startle young Klingon cadets.

The Vupla were part of the Maesron Alliance but later became independent. They get a blockade runner.

The Trobrins add a command cruiser to their fleet. All of their ships are now available also in the larger 3125 Scale.

Probr ships are built from a combination of one of more of the "basic hulls" and various wings are added on. The Bronze destroyer is the latest addition to their fleet.

The Koligahr are part of the Omega Octant and the spherical hull sections of their ships are built underwater, and then launched into space to be assembled in orbit. They get their Fighter Killer. All of their ships are also now available in the larger 3125 Scale.

The small auxiliary cruiser shows up to protect systems from raiders and pirates.

Have we got a monster for you! The planet killer is a robot starship that was built as a doomsday machine. Its powerful destruction beam can destroy a starship or slice a planet into digestible sections. Will you be able to defeat it? The small Planet Killer is about 2"; the medium Planet Killer is about 3"; the large Planet Killer is about 4"; the extreme Planet Killer is about 6" and designed for two flight stands.

Check all these ships out here: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/amarillo-design-bureau-inc
Don't forget to follow us: https://www.shapeways.com/designer/adbinc

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2017 7:20 a.m. PST

Very cool, I'll be adding to my collection this way for sure.

Captain Gideon06 Oct 2017 8:30 a.m. PST

Does any of the Planet Killer's/Doomsday Machines light up?

I have one which a friend made that looks great and lights up so I think I have those beat.

ADB Marketing09 Oct 2017 1:24 p.m. PST

These are 3d printed, so no lit up Planet Killer. Sorry. :(

Lion in the Stars09 Oct 2017 6:56 p.m. PST

Get one printed in (translucent) Frosted Ultra Detail and stick a couple LEDs inside, you will have a lit up Planet Killer. evil grin

Captain Gideon10 Oct 2017 8:08 p.m. PST

I'm happy with my Doomsday Machine which is close to 12" long,painted and lights up you can't get better than that.

And to me and my friends it looks right.

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