Niðavellir Shipyard

The Nidavellir Shipyard is a large UCM Shipyard hidden far away from any planetary system.
After the scattering of humans after the first Scourge attack many ships used their ftl drives and made an random Foldspace jump just to get away. Many of this ships found themselves alone in the dark, to close to a star or a black hole and perished but some made it to an empty place in space. And that’s how the Nidavellir belt was discovered. A collection of large rocks, asteroids in different sizes and collection of dust and sand. Exactly how this place come to be, far from any sun, placed in between systems is not known. It is believed it was created after an extremely unlikely collision of two larger celestial body, with no stronger gravity pull in the vicinity this collection of minerals and rocks have held together by their own combined pull of each other. The scatter of large rocks and the natural background radioactivity have created a hiding place. After the survivors made contact with the now formed UCM the area have been put to good use.

Named after the Norse mythology Nidavellir, the world of the dwarves, for its rich mineral and metal resources. Perfectly for foundries and a large shipyard complex.

This is the place to produce ships...


Friday, 24 January 2020

Civilian strike carrier





The UCM forces have just made contact with an civilian version of an strike carrier over the planet of Solvor.

The planet of Solvor have been under conflict with the PHR forces for some time (https://nidavellir-shipyard.blogspot.com/2018/08/skirmishes-over-solvor-dropfleet.html ). And that is one of the reasons that the UCM forces was so quick to react to unknown contact.






The civilian strike carrier is escorted into UCM controlled area by a patrol.
















Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Retrofitted civilian frigate size ship encountered


The UCM has just encountered an civilian frigate sized ship and is escorting it into safe space.

The ship is bearing civilian colours and are originally just armed with self defence close action weaponry, really just suited for destroying asteroids and its like in its path of travel.
But this ship have been retrofitted with large missile turrets.

This encounter will need further investigation...

I have bought the Resistance starter back with some plastic cruisers and frigates and intend to glue some together as civilian ships for special missions or mostly just for fun.
The pack is excellent and I have had a blast planing and gluing them together i various variants. There are so many ways you can build these ships.
This is the first ship painted from that.
Really nice to paint some space ships again.

I am really tempted to get


















Thursday, 12 December 2019

Dropfleet Commander art




In the last couple of days Patrice have posted some really really cool Dropzone and Dropfleet Commander art over at his instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/patricerameau_art/

And this have made me really itching my spaceship nerves... Its about hight time I painted some space ships again...

Seriously, just look at these....