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Visiting the Dauntless

March 4, 2012

Reporters of the Galactic News boarded the Dauntless, an ancient Imperial Star Destroyer.

The Dauntless

The Dauntless, an Imperial class II Star Destroyer dating from the former Galactic Empire, continues her way in the Galaxy. Refusing to endorse the war crimes of the Empire, the original crew split apart. The ship is now lead by one of their descendants, the admiral Kestal. The crew is now limited to few thousand of people, living in the ship with few other residents.

The ship herself is still operational and regularly maintained. She is still a fighting force to be reckoned with even if she has not taken part in any combat since a while. The Dauntless prefers to not affiliate to any existing governments or ruling bodies and does not search quarrel either. She periodically stops, orbiting over systems to resupply and trade surplus.

Civilians also also have quarters on the ship, using its facilities, even hotels, shops and restaurants. Security measures are taken however to prevent the ship is taken over and she keeps her status of an Imperial Ship. Maybe one day they will realign to a new Empire, but they are currently remaining independent.

— Daana Kira, Rakiko Lowtide

Images of the Dauntless

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  1. March 4, 2012 at 5:07 AM

    ((The Dauntless is build 1:1 scale in Second Life. It’s 1,600m long. Zoom at the images))

  2. Alor'ad of Socarras
    March 4, 2012 at 7:22 AM

    ((What sims?))

    • March 4, 2012 at 11:56 AM

      ((It’s not yet open and it’s on one single sim, using huge prims. I’ll ask to the admiral if he has an opening schedule. The hull is build and the corridors were fine. Most rooms were empty, however. I’m not sure how it’ll be possible to fill them, the ship has dozens of floors…))

  3. Captain F7414 "Snoop"
    March 4, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    What? Is it the start of another empire?

  4. Kyle Asbrink
    March 4, 2012 at 3:07 PM

    ((oh, another fleet based sim, good to see them popping up once again, If the admiral is so inclined perhaps he can drop me and IM, space battles would be something cool to start seeing once again in SWRP))

  5. Faardor
    March 4, 2012 at 3:40 PM

    (( 1 sim? then how is it scaled to be 1:1? a sim is 256m square wide))

    • General NC-304
      March 4, 2012 at 4:58 PM

      ((Not familiar with leveling are you?))

      • Faardor
        March 7, 2012 at 12:51 PM

        I am but then it isnt on scale anymore is it?

    • March 5, 2012 at 4:12 AM

      ((The centres of the objects have to be in a 256x256m square, but the edges can stick out. The ship is so large I wasn’t able to take a full picture with 1024m draw distance, even if all the details can be seen independently. It’s on on a homestead (with limited prim quota), but they had about 1/3 of free prims when we visited))

  6. Captain F7414 "Snoop"
    March 4, 2012 at 7:48 PM

    ((Is it a full region?))

    • March 4, 2012 at 11:38 PM

      ((a homestead))

  7. Dark Lord Validus
    March 5, 2012 at 3:51 AM

    ((very good detailing, considering it’s only a homestead. Bravo))

    • General NC-304
      March 5, 2012 at 6:12 AM

      ((Reminds me of what we did on the old ism sim))

  8. Merobots Xenno
    March 5, 2012 at 7:25 AM

    Hullo, Mero here. Im the “Admiral”

    If anyone has any questions concerning The Dauntless, feel free to contact me via IMs

  9. March 5, 2012 at 11:03 AM

    ( bravo cant wait to get a tour, Its very impressive and a homestead wow cant wait to see what was done. great job great detail. hats off to who ever was the builder way to go)

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