The TIE-X, by Audi

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The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by NeoGoomba » 2017-10-20 08:09am

https://kotaku.com/when-tie-fighters-ar ... 1819667227

Basically a conceptual artist from Audi took a crack at making a new model TIE in his free time. I think it looks...sexy.

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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by Elheru Aran » 2017-10-20 09:54am

Hmmmm.

Not a bad look, but in terms of continuity I think it loses something by not having the standard ball cockpit and, at the very least, the iconic TIE cockpit window. Even the bomber had that.
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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by SpottedKitty » 2017-10-21 04:37am

Interesting. Does anyone else get a feeling this is a descendant of the offspring of a TIE Defender and a Starfury...? :wink:
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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by Alkaloid » 2017-10-21 08:36am

I mean it's cool, but it really looks like someones attempt at making a cool spaceship rather than someones attempt to make a TIE Fighter. If you're designing a TIE the last thing you should do is give it the same front profile as an X-Wing.

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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by Zixinus » 2017-10-21 10:03am

What, no Audi car jokes?
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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by Patroklos » 2017-10-21 10:25am

Its cool in its own right, but it shouldn't be linked to the TIE series. This could have been a good new fighter for the TFA as the replacement for the TIE, but it appears fighter technology for both sides has been in the hot-rod old frames vice replace with new models.

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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by KraytKing » 2017-11-01 01:58pm

If it was a bit more angular. The cockpit is too rounded, the bars need to stand out and the whole thing needs to be geometric. Same with the wings. Other than that, it's pretty cool.
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Re: The TIE-X, by Audi

Post by PhoenixKnig » 2017-11-16 10:40am

Zixinus wrote:
2017-10-21 10:03am
What, no Audi car jokes?
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