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sporto78
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Posted at 8:14 pm, 12th June 2002
I was just browsing around the net and I came upon a cool amatuer movie production site (much like my own) that just released a trailer of their lastest movie. I suggest you guys d/l it. Oh, and trust me, go for the bigger d/l, eveb if you are on a 56k. The text of the trailer is in English but the actors are speaking Finnish so I don't know what they are saying. It's cool anyway. Go d/l it now! Eek!

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Posted at 8:29 pm, 12th June 2002
Where do you download it from, you forgot to say. It sounds cool though, a 'homemade' movie.

EDIT: Another 2 posts at once thing. That's weird.

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Posted at 8:29 pm, 12th June 2002
A URL might be nice....

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Posted at 8:38 pm, 12th June 2002
Stupid me! Eek!ops:

Here: http://starwreck.peliportti.net/sw6/downloads_teaser2_f.htm

For a cool screenshot, check this out:

http://www.angelfire.com/ego/altsite1/index.html

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carlos_technology
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Posted at 8:41 pm, 12th June 2002
I like the picture, was it from Bridge Commander

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Posted at 8:42 pm, 12th June 2002
Thanks.

I know a couple of Finnish people, they might get a translation...

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Posted at 8:46 pm, 12th June 2002
carlos_technology said:
I like the picture, was it from Bridge Commander


No, it's from the trailer that this tread is about. I just print screened the trailer on pause in windows media player and copied to picture publisher, saved as a jpg and uploaded it.

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Posted at 8:54 pm, 12th June 2002
why, is the trailer supposed to be a star trek movie

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Posted at 8:57 pm, 12th June 2002
Yes, it's a Trek parody made by amatuers. It's really cool though. Just d/l the trailer.

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Posted at 9:01 pm, 12th June 2002
Actually, I just d/l'ed the 5 mb version of the trailer and it still looks good. So for those of you with 56k's, d/l that version fast!

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Posted at 9:21 pm, 12th June 2002
does anyone know where I can get a translator program to change the voices into english

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Posted at 9:25 pm, 12th June 2002
We dont have star trek style instant universal translator programs that even change the lip movements of the people and works even before they finish talking. There is a text translator at www.freetranslations.com

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Posted at 9:34 pm, 12th June 2002
I know they don't have a univeral translator yet but Im sure they are making one

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Posted at 11:07 pm, 12th June 2002
One of the telephone companies in North America is working on it. I think they may already have it working. Was it AT&T?

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Posted at 11:29 pm, 12th June 2002
it might be either AT&T or Bell, Canada but Im not sure, can someone post what phone company it is

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Posted at 5:18 am, 13th June 2002
Has anyone else seen the trailer?

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Posted at 1:26 pm, 13th June 2002
I watched it. The computer generated ships were awesome, but it's too unrealistic. There were at least 20 galaxy-class starships in one scene. I had no idea who the bad guys were. I would assume this is some sort of crossover between StarTrek and something else. Some of the acting was pretty bad. One kid was supposed to be like Data, but Data is the only android in Starfleet. The kid didn't even act like an android. I could go on, but I think I'll stop here.

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Posted at 3:50 pm, 13th June 2002
Hence, it is a parody.

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Posted at 6:21 pm, 13th June 2002
YES DAMMIT!!!!! It's a parody, as I explained. It's making fun of Star Trek, hence the name "Star WRECK". Get it? Wha?

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Posted at 6:26 pm, 13th June 2002
What ever! What ever! What ever! Scooter you dozy amadan.

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(dont make me expalain the word amadan).

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Simmo666
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Posted at 7:12 pm, 13th June 2002
What does amadan mean? Na na!

I just downloaded trailer 2 and it was cool, and watched trailer 1 online. Although, I wish I knew what happened to it. Coming Fall 2000 or whenever, I wish I knew what happened.

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Posted at 8:35 pm, 13th June 2002
For news on the movie, go here: http://starwreck.peliportti.net/

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Posted at 8:38 pm, 13th June 2002
Thanks, im looking at it now. Should be good I hope.

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Posted at 9:50 pm, 13th June 2002
Noticed from our server logs that you are having a discussion about the trailer. I just have to clarify a couple of things, hope you don't feel stalked Happy

Translation of the spoken lines:
captain pirk: "We we're just hanging around here, so we just dropped in to say hello"
commender Sherrypie: "fire!"
fukov: "we're in a hurry!"
evil looking dude: "You egomanical mosquito!"
evil looking dude: "fire!"


The "bad guys" are a parody of Babylon 5 and I'm really suprised if you watch any scifi and have never heard of it. Here in Finland it's more popular than Star Trek.

And yes, the movie is supposed to be a parody. It is impossible to guess without knowing the previous movies, but this teaser is loaded with irony. Pirk is anything but a hero...

What comes to the first trailer promising the movie for fall 2000... Nothing happened really. We just discovered how much work there is in making a feature length effects movie the hard way. Especially if you do it with very little money and a crew of five amateurs...
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Posted at 9:55 pm, 13th June 2002
Yes, thank you, it makes more sense to me now.

Welcome to the forums. Please come again.

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carlos_technology
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Posted at 10:01 pm, 13th June 2002
yes, welcome to the forums, feel free to register and post in this forum
also, is your username a word from the show Earth: Final Conflict

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Posted at 10:02 pm, 13th June 2002
One more post and carlos gets promoted. Take cover!

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Shaqarava
Posted at 10:15 pm, 13th June 2002
carlos_technology said:
yes, welcome to the forums, feel free to register and post in this forum
also, is your username a word from the show Earth: Final Conflict


Yep, it is. Ten points and a parrot-sticker to you, usually nobody gets it :/
Shame what crap EFC turned into in later seasons :/

ANd thanks for the invitation, but I don't think I'll have much to say about EF mods :/ But if somebody has any questions about Star Wreck I'll be happy to answer them.
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Posted at 10:18 pm, 13th June 2002
Welcome Happy

I have a question, I downloaded the 5mb one, and I used DivX to play it, but all I got was green static (the sound was perfect though). I tried it in Windows Media Player but that never works with videos anymore anyway. Is it just the download?
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Posted at 10:21 pm, 13th June 2002
can you post a picture of what the static looks like
if it is what I am thinking it is, move the window to the left a little bit and try that, tell me if it works

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Posted at 10:34 pm, 13th June 2002
didn't work, here is a picture, it wouldn't capture the static so I drew it in myself, very badly though Wink


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Posted at 8:00 am, 14th June 2002
Divx 5.02 should do the trick.
sporto78
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Posted at 8:42 am, 14th June 2002
Wow, did you guys follow us from your site? How?

BTW, what CGI program are you using? I only ask because a few friends and myself are also into making movies (not nearly as dedicated though) and we are about to invest in a CGI program. What would you recommend?

My site: http://www.angelfire.com/extreme2/weifonky

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Shaqarava
Posted at 10:20 am, 14th June 2002
sporto78 said:
Wow, did you guys follow us from your site? How?


Every time you visit a page your browser sends a get command to the server hosting it, this get of course tells the server what page you want, but it also tells the server wht operating system and browser you are using and if you clicked a link what was the address of the page where the link was.
This all is by default saved in server logs. Some hosting providers provide statistics based on these logs, or then you can use some free counter like http://www.extremetracking.com which provides this info.


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sporto78 said:
Wow, did you guys follow us from your site? How?


Every time you visit a page your browser sends a get command to the server hosting it, this get of course tells the server what page you want, but it also tells the server wht operating system and browser you are using and if you clicked a link what was the address of the page where the link was.
This all is by default saved in server logs. Some hosting providers provide statistics based on these logs, or then you can use some free counter like http://www.extremetracking.com which provides this info.


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BTW, what CGI program are you using? I only ask because a few friends and myself are also into making movies (not nearly as dedicated though) and we are about to invest in a CGI program. What would you recommend?
es like Babylon 5, DS9, Voyager and Enterprise are made with Lightwave. Also it's pretty cheap. If you are not planning to use it for commercial projects you can buy the educational version for $395. If you are going to use it commercially then the licence costs around $1900 IIRC. This is still only about half what 3DS Max costs.
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Posted at 5:32 pm, 14th June 2002
I downloaded Star Wreck 1 and Star Wreck 5 (all 3 parts) overnight and I thought they were so cool. (I only have a 56k). They were great. I recommend all you guys d/l them, they are GREAT, well done to the production team for a job well done, and I love the 3d scenes, amazing. I'm waiting to get 2, 3, 4, and 4.5. I cant wait to see how great they are.

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Posted at 11:00 pm, 14th June 2002
Lightwave, ehh? That was one of the choices. Thanks guys!

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