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3788 Scale Vari Heavy Frigate MGL 3d printed

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White Natural Versatile Plastic
3788 Scale Vari Heavy Frigate MGL 3d printed
3788 Scale Vari Heavy Frigate MGL 3d printed

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3788 Scale Vari Heavy Frigate MGL

Ships as soon as 11 days
3D printed in white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.

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Product Description
The Omega Octant is east of the Alpha Octant empires seen in the Star Fleet Universe (beyond the Inter-Stellar Concordium), on the other side of a galactic void. That void is a dead zone where life is impossible and ships fall apart, marking a separation between Octants.  The Vari Combine is comprised of an arachnid species resembling a two-meter-long version of a common Terran garden spider. The Vari subsist on a completely liquid diet, almost exclusively made up of the blood of various forms of animal and insect life, and always drawn from a living subject. Indeed, the Vari consider the blood of the mammalian Maesron member species to be a delicacy, leading to a series of “blood raids” which almost in themselves led to the onset of the First Great War.  The Vari were divided into 20-odd cells, each with a Vizu (queen). Each cell is rife with Byzantine intrigue, as a host of rival families seek to overthrow the Vizu and take her place. For most of Vari history, most cells were independent of one another, and civil wars between cells were rare. Only after the Andromedan and Souldra invasions were over did one cell, the Vriss (close to Drex space) rise to unite all Vari under their rule. Vari ships are armed with particle phasers, particle beams, and particle probes; they later developed the particle phaser stabilizer and the plasma-like particle splitter torpedo.

Due to the decentralized nature of Vari logistics, and the manner in which each cell's shipyards were constructed, the Vari originally had no destroyer equivalent hull. The need for one became acute during the Maesron Collapse, which led several Vari cells to develop a “stretched” frigate design into the heavy frigate. The resulting ship was armed with four particle phaser-1s, two particle phaser-3s, four particle beams, and a pair of particle probe launchers. While the quartet of particle beams gave it a powerful heavy weapon suite (in Vari terms, at least), the inherent imbalance of the hull relative to a “true” destroyer made it relatively vulnerable to directed damage. A handful of heavy frigate hulls were later used as test-beds for the particle splitter torpedo; the resulting torpedo frigates added more power in exchange for a reduction in particle phaser firepower, which was seen as a less than popular compromise.

The ship is available in a variety of materials. Ships are unpainted, use standard flight stands available from many sources, and, while designed for gaming, make fine display pieces.

What's in the box:
3788 Scale Vari Heavy Frigate MGL
3.38 x 4.35 x 0.52 cm
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1.33 x 1.71 x 0.2 inches
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