Talk:Insignia (RDM)

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Pics needed

Does anyone have good images of the ship's patches from Galactica and Pegasus? The best would probably be really close-up behind the scenes photos, or even a picture from an authentic reproduction. I found this over at Talk:Uniforms (RDM) and it's interesting in that it shows that the patches have different colors, and it might be worth including, but not as sole source.

And does Valkyrie have an own patch in "Hero"?

Then possibly a better pic (closeup) of the Viper patch. --Serenity 15:11, 15 June 2007 (CDT)

Yeah, we'd need the pics of the various patches. I don't recall if there's a close up for the Valkyrie patch in hero. However, as for the Triton patch, I think there's a shot of that briefly when Crashdown is first introduced. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 16:20, 15 June 2007 (CDT)
Ah thanks for reminding me about the Triton patch. It's not that I can't take screenshots, but I don't really know where to look for good shots. And getting really good pictures of such details in hard in the episodes. Usually they aren't shown up close and then there are things like motion blur. So I'm not sure if that's even the best way to go about it. --Serenity 16:23, 15 June 2007 (CDT)
The best bet would be to go through the promotional pictures first, followed by querying some of our members who have the series recorded in HD. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 16:34, 15 June 2007 (CDT)
I found this on a talk page. Has a great shot of the Pegasus patch that can be cropped. --Serenity 16:46, 15 June 2007 (CDT)

Update: The promo pics are really the best. Duh. Should have thought of that. We could get even better results if we take the ultra-high res pics (those that were taken down by NBC/Universal) and cut the patches from them. But the current ones are fine I guess. --Serenity 17:03, 15 June 2007 (CDT)

Comments

This is about it. Of course there is still some refinement to do with pictures, but we probably shouldn't add too many. There could be more pics from "Act of Contrition" and "Resurrection Ship, Part II", but they don't really show anything new. The other characters only wear the same type of insignia on their Dress Grays. Just less with rank.

So, any suggestions for improvements?

One thing that could be worthwhile is a section of the Colonial seal, that's used everywhere from Government seals, over ship patches, to the Colonial flags. Personally, I think of it as a phoenix. Just needs a good pic and an explanation where it's used. --Serenity 16:15, 15 June 2007 (CDT)

The Colonial seal is interesting enough that it just might warrant its own article. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 16:21, 15 June 2007 (CDT)
Yeah, we could do that as well. Either way works for me. --Serenity 17:03, 15 June 2007 (CDT)
Intersun could be included. The name rather reminds me of Blue Sun, although I doubt a parallel. DrWho42 00:21, 23 October 2007 (CDT)