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| image= New Cap dirigible, 1x05.jpg
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| title= New Cap City Dreadnaught
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| race= Colonial
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| type= Virtual military
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| propol= 10x diesel internal combustion engines
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| role= Virtual aircraft carrier/battlewagon
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| arm= 15x 15 inch guns <br /> 10x 5.9 inch guns <br /> 36x 2.95 inch guns
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| aircraft= Virtual [[Vintage Viper]]s <br /> [[Autogyro]]s
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The '''Dreadnaught''' (or '''Dirigible''') is an airship or lighter-than-air aircraft that patrols the skies of the [[virtual world]] environment known as [[New Cap City]].   
 
The '''Dreadnaught''' (or '''Dirigible''') is an airship or lighter-than-air aircraft that patrols the skies of the [[virtual world]] environment known as [[New Cap City]].   
  
 
Outfitted with an array of weapons, the dirigible is seen as a real threat by gamers in New Cap City - including [[Tad Thorean|Tad "Heracles" Thorean]], who warned [[Joseph Adama]] about its danger shortly before being derezzed himself ([[CAP]]: "[[The Imperfections of Memory]]").  Carrying a number of assault vehicles, the dirigible is capable of launching [[Vintage Viper|vintage Viper]]s and [[autogyro]]s to strafe the streets of New Cap City ([[CAP]]: "[[There is Another Sky]]", "[[Ghosts in the Machine]]").
 
Outfitted with an array of weapons, the dirigible is seen as a real threat by gamers in New Cap City - including [[Tad Thorean|Tad "Heracles" Thorean]], who warned [[Joseph Adama]] about its danger shortly before being derezzed himself ([[CAP]]: "[[The Imperfections of Memory]]").  Carrying a number of assault vehicles, the dirigible is capable of launching [[Vintage Viper|vintage Viper]]s and [[autogyro]]s to strafe the streets of New Cap City ([[CAP]]: "[[There is Another Sky]]", "[[Ghosts in the Machine]]").
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*The name Dreadnaught is never spoken on screen, but is derived from materials prepared by [[Doug Drexler]] for 2010 [[Wikipedia: Creative Arts Emmy Award|Emmy Awards]] voters.  In them, Drexler described the dirigible as:
 
*The name Dreadnaught is never spoken on screen, but is derived from materials prepared by [[Doug Drexler]] for 2010 [[Wikipedia: Creative Arts Emmy Award|Emmy Awards]] voters.  In them, Drexler described the dirigible as:
::''The imposing New Cap City dreadnaught is a ridig airship serving as a flying aircraft carrier/battlewagon. Trolling the concrete canyons like some airborne leviathan, t he ship is outfitted witha formidible array of weaponry including fifteen 15'' guns, ten 5.9'' guns, thirty six 2.95'' guns, all propelled by ten enormous diesel internal comubstion engines. All guns, enginges and radar masts are articulated. The dreadnaught is 5244775 [[Wikipedia:Polygon (computer graphics)|polygons]].'' <ref>http://drexfiles.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/caprica-2010-emmy-presentation-book/</ref>
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::''The imposing New Cap City dreadnaught is a rigid airship serving as a flying aircraft carrier/battlewagon. Trolling the concrete canyons like some airborne leviathan, the ship is outfitted with a formidable array of weaponry including fifteen 15'' guns, ten 5.9'' guns, thirty six 2.95'' guns, all propelled by ten enormous diesel internal combustion engines. All guns, engines and radar masts are articulated. The dreadnaught is 5244775 [[Wikipedia:Polygon (computer graphics)|polygons]].'' <ref>http://drexfiles.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/caprica-2010-emmy-presentation-book/</ref>
*The dirigible first appears in the ''[[Caprica (series)|Caprica]]'' opening title sequence which premiered in episode 2, "[[Rebirth]]". It was, however, not featured in an episode until "There is Another Sky", "The Imperfections of Memory" and "[[Things We Lock Away]]".  It also appears in "Ghosts in the Machine" which reuses footage from "There is Another Sky".
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*The dirigible first appears in the ''[[Caprica (series)|Caprica]]'' opening title sequence which premiered in episode 2, "[[Rebirth]]". It was, however, not featured in an episode until "There is Another Sky", "The Imperfections of Memory" and "[[Things We Lock Away]]".  It also appears in "Ghosts in the Machine" which reuses footage from "There is Another Sky".
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 13:03, 25 November 2013

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The Dreadnaught (or Dirigible) is an airship or lighter-than-air aircraft that patrols the skies of the virtual world environment known as New Cap City.

Outfitted with an array of weapons, the dirigible is seen as a real threat by gamers in New Cap City - including Tad "Heracles" Thorean, who warned Joseph Adama about its danger shortly before being derezzed himself (CAP: "The Imperfections of Memory"). Carrying a number of assault vehicles, the dirigible is capable of launching vintage Vipers and autogyros to strafe the streets of New Cap City (CAP: "There is Another Sky", "Ghosts in the Machine").

Notes

  • The name Dreadnaught is never spoken on screen, but is derived from materials prepared by Doug Drexler for 2010 Emmy Awards voters. In them, Drexler described the dirigible as:
The imposing New Cap City dreadnaught is a rigid airship serving as a flying aircraft carrier/battlewagon. Trolling the concrete canyons like some airborne leviathan, the ship is outfitted with a formidable array of weaponry including fifteen 15 guns, ten 5.9 guns, thirty six 2.95 guns, all propelled by ten enormous diesel internal combustion engines. All guns, engines and radar masts are articulated. The dreadnaught is 5244775 polygons. [1]
  • The dirigible first appears in the Caprica opening title sequence which premiered in episode 2, "Rebirth". It was, however, not featured in an episode until "There is Another Sky", "The Imperfections of Memory" and "Things We Lock Away". It also appears in "Ghosts in the Machine" which reuses footage from "There is Another Sky".

References