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Borderguy19012 May 2022 8:45 a.m. PST

Some time ago I found a fantastic conversion and paintjob on the now-defunct FFG forums. It was such a cool model that eventually I tried my hand at a a similar conversion.

Read about it here:


Thanks for stopping by!

jwebster Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2022 12:06 p.m. PST

That is truly awesome


Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2022 12:48 p.m. PST

Nice stuff. Back as a player in my first ever Traveller campaign, my character owned and flew a 100 ton Free Trader named the Wyvern. Naturally, I worked up a hull plan, and, being 15, it became a copy of the Millennium Falcon, but with the central cockpit protruding from the front of the "gap" area. Of course, I thought it was startlingly original, because 15. laugh

So my remaining internal teen self says thumbs up

blackjack07113 May 2022 5:30 a.m. PST

Nice work! I enjoyed reading about your process.

Borderguy19013 May 2022 9:50 a.m. PST

Thanks John, blackjack and Parv!

same, Parvizal. Every freighter/smuggler/free trader i ever sketched somehow became the Flacon. 15 was a grand age!

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