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Guest
Guest Jan 18 2013, 4:46pm says:

WHAT AN AFT

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148867
148867 Jan 18 2013, 5:16pm replied:

Dat aft.

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Artarious
Artarious Jan 18 2013, 5:38pm replied:

Id tap that aft.

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Guest
Guest Jan 19 2013, 12:02pm replied:

yes this is my new Desktop background imagine she has like 1 km wide aft!

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hujgup
hujgup Jan 19 2013, 5:32am replied:

I always imagined the Cradle as a smooth white square...

*throws headcannon out window*

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Unbarring
Unbarring Jan 18 2013, 5:20pm says:

You guys blow me away with the amount of details on the Ship,i cant wait to see the Covenant,fully textured out in a few months from now

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GoldenArbiter
GoldenArbiter Jan 18 2013, 5:25pm says:

How large is this ship compared to the rest of the fleet? Because to my understanding, this was supposed to be able to hold at least 4 frigates in drydock.

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Unikraken Creator
Unikraken Jan 18 2013, 11:00pm replied:

Ours is a little bigger than canon. Each bay on the side holds a cruiser.

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GoldenArbiter
GoldenArbiter Jan 19 2013, 3:53am replied:

I'd hate to be a stick in the terminology mud, but if it's outside the repair craft, then it is wetdock. Dry dock involves being inside.

Regardless, I love the model. I couldn't get it out of my head that the Cradle was just a giant cube... lol

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neronix17
neronix17 Jan 19 2013, 5:01am replied:

If you are going to get into terminology then you shouldn't be using dry-dock and wet-dock, as neither make sense in space being that there is no water. Although as far as I know there is no space version of the terminology...you could use air-dock and space-dock? air-dock being inside as they wouldn't need to worry about venting any air while repairing, space-dock being outside, in space.

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GoldenArbiter
GoldenArbiter Jan 19 2013, 2:56pm replied:

The point of that, is that in almost every space related thing, there is a space navy. Everything is related to a navy, but in space.

So one would think that since all of the terms carry over, this one would as well. Also, I think they use the terms in 'Fall of Reach'... I may be wrong on that though.

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Montagnard
Montagnard Jan 20 2013, 12:48am replied:

you lost dude

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Unikraken Creator
Unikraken Jan 19 2013, 9:17am replied:

GA, what gets wet on the side of that ship?

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Runemaster117
Runemaster117 Jan 19 2013, 2:56pm replied:

The tears of my joy being vented out an airlock

Upload.wikimedia.org

Whoever identifies this image will recieve a vial of said tears to launch out of their own airlock!

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Unikraken Creator
Unikraken Jan 20 2013, 10:09am replied:

Battlestar Galactica, when Sharon blows up the water tanks.

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Runemaster117
Runemaster117 Jan 20 2013, 10:09pm replied:

Check your inbox for your prize

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GoldenArbiter
GoldenArbiter Jan 19 2013, 2:57pm replied:

[Redacted Statement]

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GoldenArbiter
GoldenArbiter Jan 19 2013, 2:57pm replied:

I can't delete comments... (by that, I mean the one above this, and this one... and I have no idea how they came to be...)

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Emberblaque
Emberblaque Jan 20 2013, 3:49pm replied:

You were right but no one cares because they think drydock sounds cooler. Life explained.

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Geth_Prime
Geth_Prime Jan 18 2013, 6:02pm says:

So how much damage can she take?

And can i use it in a similar fashion to the one in Halo:Fall of Reach?

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spartan-G257
spartan-G257 Jan 18 2013, 7:26pm replied:

Yes you can it has a focus fire ability that has enemy focus fire on the cradle

It's gonna be fun

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TheIronWaffle
TheIronWaffle Jan 18 2013, 6:51pm says:

Holy hell...THE DETAIL!

good work is an understatement

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Murderdevil
Murderdevil Jan 18 2013, 7:50pm says:

That is illegally beautiful.

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Keksz
Keksz Jan 19 2013, 10:36am says:

New render style? Totally diggin it.

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UNSC_SCOUT
UNSC_SCOUT Jan 19 2013, 4:17pm says:

Where did you get the Idea for the ship design. I always pictured the cradle as a flying waffle.

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TacoWrath
TacoWrath May 21 2013, 11:11pm says:

I remember reading about this massive thing in The Fall Of Reach. It's really similar to what I imagined it to be, being blasted by a wall of plasma torpedoes. So sad. :(

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Here's a few renders about the Cradle, the UNSC's mobile repair station. It's one of the most useful ships to have in a fleet, thanks to the suite of passive and activated repair buffs. It is, however, totally unarmed.

Also, about last night:
There were obviously some problems getting the beta out and with only the intended content being released. That being said, if you can be patient and let us sort out a stable UNSC beta, it WILL be available this weekend. You have my apologies, guys. No one wants this damn thing out more than I do.

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