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Traveller - Boarding Action by SteamPoweredMikeJ Traveller - Boarding Action by SteamPoweredMikeJ
One of the earliest drawings I ever did that actually reached a professional level of quality, probably from 1990. These two ships were from the Traveller RPG, and it was printed a couple of times in Traveller's Digest (1990) and the MegaTraveller Journal (1993).

Thanks to yafl for digging up the deets!
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Blue-Jedi Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
I remember this pic from back in the day.  Good stuff.
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SteamPoweredMikeJ Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Thanks! It's one of my favourites.
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pn655321 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Nostalgia!
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Nuclear-Fridge Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Having the boarding tube on the Curiser's underside makes a lot of sense - given the huge wingspan and fins, how can the ship dock 'alongside' another vessel easily?

Another good touch is the turret on the scoutship - pointing away from the Cruiser. Obviously a requirement dictated by the inspection team... "You even so much as think about moving that turret, and you'll be in so much trouble your ancestors will feel it!" :devil:
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SteamPoweredMikeJ Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Glad folks are enjoying it! Yeah, the Patrol Cruiser was always one of my favourite ship designs.
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Yonaka-Yamako Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
There is a reason we had multiple belly turrets.
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AbaKon Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Classsic. Thanks for posting this. I had forgotten it.
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NICELabs Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool :) First time I've seen this wonderful illustration, but as a Traveller I've been in this situation countless times. Oh, those pesky Patrol Cruisers :D
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riftroamer Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for sharing this. :)
I am quite baffled that I have never seen that piece before. Especially because I've tried to get anything available regarding the patrol cruiser on the web or printed when I started modelling the ship [link].
This is an instant favorite of mine. Great image.:)
And the second depicting the rarely seen passage tube, I would say.
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DrOfDemonology Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Nice to see a classic piece of Traveller art. The details are very nice :)
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