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Check here for important site announcements, updates, progress reports, and corrections to the content of this site. You can also learn more about the history of the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance site on this server. Log entries date back to April of 2002 when we first opened this present site on this server. Specific history of the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance prior to the move here was lost when the previous server disappeared without a trace and without notice. We apologize for the absence of this specific information. Select from the menu a specific year or scroll down to view all entries. Thank you for taking interest in our history.

2017 Website Updates

January 21, 2017:

Correction to artwork on the lower deck of Accuser Modified Class 720 Light Freighter. Added a sink with dispensers to brig (prisoner cell) for humanitarian and sanitation purposes.

2016 Website Updates

Year 2016:

No news or updates to report.

2015 Website Updates

March 28, 2015:

August 14, 2015:

Added new Questions and Answers with Star Wars® Authors Archive to our Research section.

2014 Website Updates

Year 2014:

No news or updates to report.

2013 Website Updates

Year 2013:

No news or updates to report.

2012 Website Updates

April 3, 2012:

Added and corrected text to lower deck descriptions of the Ghtroc 720 Light Freighter.

January 11, 2012:

January 10, 2012:

Happy new year.

I guess you have been wondering where we have been for over three years. Please let me bring you up to speed.

Exhausted from years of contending with other RPG groups, fighting with other deckplan sites over the theft of intellectual property, and debating people who actually like the Prequels, we as an organization sorely needed a break. We realized there were bigger problems that needed our attention so we shifted our focus.

We had been running a new SWDA forum, in complete secret, since we seceded from the old forum. In this new place of solitude a smaller group of us continued our research and study of all things Star Wars®.

One of the greatest lessons we learned managing the new forum is that all topics should be allowed on the table thus heated arguments about religion and politics should not be hampered censored or restricted in any way. We realized the fires and passions of argument eventually go out and in the long run the sense of freedom to say whatever whenever prevailed. Overall it was a successful experiment in liberty and communications.

Yet another discovery we made was the severity of the fatal turn the Star Wars® community had taken in the past decade. We noticed that since the Prequels the number of Star Wars® fans in general were drying up. Furthermore since the 2008 “Clone Wars” movie, infighting and departure of additional Star Wars® fans were on the increase.

“ Star Wars® is hemorrhaging fans. ” — Charles Rothberg (Original SWDA Webmaster)

We likewise discovered the Pen and Paper roleplaying community was in dangerous decline. The number of RPG campaigns and activity on RPG forums was no where as active as seen in the 1990s.

Our conclusions were that the snowball effect was eroding the Star Wars® fan-base due to the mounting problems with continuity between the Old Trilogy and Prequel Trilogy compounded by the even bigger continuity problems formed between the Prequel Trilogy and the new Clone Wars Series. A massive age gap has begun to form in the Star Wars® fan-base. Of those who remain, they are mostly composed of an older demographic of 30 to 40 year olds who favor the Old Trilogy and very young viewers who follow the CGI movie and TV series.

We thus concluded George Lucas had made his own bed on May 19, 1999 and would eventually have to lay in it. We as an organization could not stop the destruction of Star Wars® from that end of the equation but we could work with surviving fans to preserve the Star Wars® of old and raise the bar from the bottom up. To this end, we present to you our latest tool to expose and organize all the problems with the Star Wars® Prequels. We encourage you to read, think about, and come to your own conclusions about what we have to say in our new Star Wars® Prequel Commentary.

We also chose to train up a new generation of Gamemasters to help the dying traditions of Pen and Paper RPGs. To this end we started a secret Gamemaster Academy and began training new GMs to play RPGs across several RPG systems and Genres.

We have opened the door to the public, through the medium of social media, and created a Public Facebook Page for any related discussion or comments about our organization. Feel free to express your opinions about us there. On the new Facebook page, we are presently discussing our years of work on the Brian C. Daley, Z-95 Headhunter from “Han Solo at Stars' End”. Likewise, we welcome any comments and opinions about our design based on Brian C. Daley's descriptions in said novel.

We have begun the laborious work of creating a concordance of the Star Wars® Expanded Universe and plan to upload a master index with page numbers of every subject mentioned in every Star Wars® publication from December 1976 to May 18, 1999. This new concordance will allow Star Wars® researchers the ability to quickly find everything mentioned about a given subject in seconds instead of days. The first modules of this massive project will be coming soon.

Lastly after a through clean up, organizing, and revising of the site's XHTML, CSS, and Javascript, we will be resuming 3D modeling and ship production. Thank you for your patience.

— Frank V Bonura (Star Wars® Deckplans Alliance founder)

2011 Website Updates

Year 2011:

No news or updates to report.

2010 Website Updates

Year 2010:

No news or updates to report.

2009 Website Updates

Year 2009:

No news or updates to report.

2008 Website Updates

Thursday November 13, 2008:

Brian Daley's Z-95 Headhunter 3D Model, Artwork by: Paul S Cargile

Coming Soon, Brian Daley's Z-95 Headhunter.

Wednesday March 4, 2008:

Ernest Gary Gygax — July 27, 1938 - March 4, 2008

With great sadness and many regrets, we must inform the role-playing community of the passing of our beloved father Ernest Gary Gygax.

Gary was the creator of the first role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons which would form the gold standard and high bar for all other RPGs to follow and aspire to. Gary's game mechanics and rule systems would also have a pivotal influence on the video/PC gaming community as well.

Gary always had time for his fans, always had some good advice for novice DMs/GMs, and was a kind wise teacher to me and my players. I knew him well and Gygax will be sorely missed. — Frank V Bonura

Friday February 15, 2008:

Updates and progress to the new 3D model of the Ghtroc Class 440 Light Freighter have been posted.

Monday February 4, 2008:

Welcome to our tenth anniversary celebration!!! To celebrate, we have done the following:

  1. The site has received a complete makeover. As I am sure you have guessed, the new theme is based on R2D2. We have the talents of “Quint” to thank for the look of the new site. I would ask that you extend to him your thanks.
  2. Terms of Use has been moved to its own page and has been revised for easier reading.
  3. A new 3D model of the Ghtroc Class 440 Light Freighter is on display on its new page.
  4. Many new changes to the XHTML on the site.
  5. Many text corrections and revisions on the site.

There is more to come this year. Thank you for ten great years of your support.

Monday January 28, 2008:

  1. Artwork to deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page has been updated to our latest graphic standards.
  2. Surronian Conqueror-class has been moved to its own page and artwork has been updated.
  3. Corrections to text on the Surronian Conqueror-class page have been posted.
  4. Guri's Stinger has been moved to its own page and artwork has been updated.
  5. Corrections to text on the Guri's Stinger page have been posted.

Sunday January 6, 2008:

Merry Christmas (belated) and Happy new year!

We apologize for no updates in December 2007 but our busy schedule prevented such. We are looking forward to finishing most of the projects we were working on in 2007 and also hope we can finish some long dormant projects as well this year.

Next month will mark the tenth anniversary of this website. It has been a long road these last ten years, involving thousands of hours of hard work, but the rewards were worth it. Thank you everyone for years of support, input, and help. — Frank V Bonura

  1. Ghtroc Cargo Baroness Medium Freighter page has been converted to XHTML and posted.
  2. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Baroness Medium Freighter updated and corrected as per the Ghtroc overhaul on February 11, 2007. The Ghtroc overhaul is now complete.
  3. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Baroness Medium Freighter updated to our newest graphic standards.
  4. Minor corrections to all Ghtroc artwork and text.
  5. Stats on all Novoil/Ghtroc Royals revised. Consumables capacity has been changed on all 3 models as the final phase of our Ghtroc overhaul.

2007 Website Updates

Friday November 30, 2007:

We have expanded the “Behind the Scenes” section of the Ghtroc Class 720 Light Freighter page. The expanded section was added to tell the complete story of how the freighter was developed and explains all of our theories and displays our study images used to complete the original deckplan back in 1999. I very much enjoyed going back reminiscing and remembering all the important details and I hope you enjoy them too. — Frank V Bonura

Sunday November 18, 2007:

Old Ship Gallery has been converted to XHTML and posted.

Friday November 16, 2007:

  1. Ghtroc Cargo Countess Heavy Freighter page has been converted to XHTML and posted.
  2. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Countess Heavy Freighter updated and corrected as per the Ghtroc overhaul on February 11, 2007.
  3. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Countess Heavy Freighter updated to our newest graphic standards.
  4. Minor corrections to all Ghtroc artwork and text.

Thursday November 15, 2007:

A new Poll has been added to learn more about our visitors.

Monday November 12, 2007:

  1. Ghtroc Cargo Duchess Bulk Freighter page has been converted to XHTML and posted.
  2. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Duchess Bulk Freighter updated and corrected as per the Ghtroc overhaul on February 11, 2007.
  3. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Duchess Bulk Freighter updated to our newest graphic standards.

Wednesday November 7, 2007:

  1. Corrections and revisions to decks 1 thru 3 on the Gamma-class Assault Shuttle page has been posted.
  2. Mid sagittal section of the Gamma-class Assault Shuttle page has been posted.

Monday October 29, 2007:

A new Poll has been added to learn more about our visitors.

Friday October 26, 2007:

All project artwork on the Gamma-class Assault Shuttle page has been updated and corrected. Decks 2 and 3 are complete and deck 1 will be completed shortly. We hope to have the ship completed for Christmas 2007.

Friday October 5, 2007:

  1. Artwork on the Ghtroc Class 720 Light Freighter updated to our newest graphic standards.
  2. Artwork on the Accuser Modified Class 720 Light Freighter updated to our newest graphic standards.
  3. Ghtroc Cargo Empress Superfreighter page has been converted to XHTML and posted.
  4. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Empress Superfreighter updated and corrected as per the Ghtroc overhaul on February 11, 2007.
  5. Artwork on the Ghtroc Cargo Empress Superfreighter updated to our newest graphic standards.

Thursday September 20, 2007:

I would like to take a moment to endorse Jonathan J. Reinhart's website The SoroSuub Corporation. He has asked for permission to use our artwork and we have added his link to our Links section.

Wednesday September 12, 2007:

  1. Corrections and updates to the deckplan of Conqueror-class posted.
  2. Corrections and updates to the deckplan of Guri's Stinger posted.
  3. Artwork on the Ghtroc Class 700 Escape Pod updated to our newest graphic standards.

Tuesday September 4, 2007:

We are back from summer break. Thank you for your patience. The About Us page and Home page have been revised, corrected, and updated. More to come this month.

Monday July 2, 2007:

Gamma-class Assault Shuttle page updated to XHTML and posted.

Friday May 25, 2007:

Frank V Bonura at the Market Street mailboxes near the corner of Third Street in downtown Harrisburg Pennsylvania.

Happy 30th Anniversary to all!

Our new mailbox here in downtown Harrisburg is wearing an R2D2 Tuxedo so it must be time for the 30th anniversary of Star Wars ®. I have been contemplating the events of the last 30 years while trying to remember important events of the Star Wars ® phenomenon for this commentary. The strange thing about this anniversary is the more I think about it, the less I feel like celebrating. The last 10 years of Star Wars ® have felt more like fighting a war than any sort of celebration so I have decided to crawl out of my foxhole to say a few words to our visitors. I did not want this 30th anniversary commentary to come off as negative but I suspect that is unavoidable so here I go with guns-a-blazing.

The early years of Star Wars ® were truly worth celebrating. We had toys (action figures, play sets, vehicles, and Halloween costumes) , all sorts of games (board, video, and roleplaying), collectibles, cards, VHS tapes, comics, novels, and 100 other mediums to celebrate this ground breaking phenomenon of film. Perhaps what was the greatest aspect of the phenomenon were the Star Wars ® fans themselves. Fans who were a community who could not get enough of Star Wars ® or anything to do with it. Alas these wondrous times did not last forever.

On February 11, 1996, like a forecast of doom, we loose beloved Star Wars ® novelist Brian Daley to cancer. Hence fourth it would seem Star Wars ® would head in a downward spiral. Shortly after this grim news we learn George Lucas has decided to return to his long abandoned franchise and in so doing introduce some new special effects into a trilogy that redefined special effects in the first place. Initially I was excited to hear of a Star Wars ® renaissance in film and the coming of three new movies but this jubilation would be short-lived.

What we wound up with are a set of revised films (The Special Editions) that changed the content of the original story (Greedo shooting first, Boba Fett appearing in Episode IV, etc.). The new special effects did more to distract the viewer from the original story, and render the scenes in the old film with a patchwork of inconsistent-looking footage as you flash back and fourth from new to old. To add insult to injury, George Lucas declares these revised films canon and further declares the cinematic originals will no longer be available for sale in any media form. Had it not been for the outrage and very vocal complaints of Star Wars ® fans around the world, we might have lost the original reason we became Star Wars ® fans in the first place. For those who spoke up for the re-release of the original trilogy in its original cinematic form on DVD I personally thank you.

In 1998 the trouble continues as WEST END GAMES develops financial problems and loses the licence to produce the Star Wars ® Roleplaying Game. What initially seemed like bad news to us role-players, turned out to be a mixed blessing, in the long run, for some of the fans of the old WEG D6 game. The WEG D6 RPG game that ran from 1987 to 1998 would not be influenced by the events to follow and has become a refuge for those fans who embrace what Star Wars ® was and not what Star Wars ® has become.

We waited 16 years for some new Star Wars ® movies and in 1999 it looked like our wait was over. I went to the theater to see Episode One "The Phantom Menace" and then I saw Jar Jar Binks. What made me a Star Wars ® fan in 1977 was hopelessly reversed on that terrible day in 1999. I left the movie theater in what I can best describe as shock because, at the time, I did not know what to think. I went to see the movie again to be sure I was not hallucinating but alas it was even worse the second time around. The event made me very depressed having invested so much time and money in a franchise that just stalled and crashed into the ground.

At this time several of my fellow role-players decided to quit the SWRPG because they too had seen Episode One and became so disenfranchised they would have nothing to do with Star Wars ®. This only compounded my depression. In the end, I decided to press on and reserve judgment until all three prequels were seen. In hindsight I ask, "why did I wait?"

Episode Two and Episode Three came and went. With each new film my displeasure only grew. I recall while watching Episode Three, with my son and he whispered to me, "will this movie be over soon?" I considered that statement to be the final nail in the Prequel coffin. As I watched these last two films, I watched George Lucas not only trample his original scripts with conflicting story elements in his new movies but also watched as parts of the Star Wars ® Expanded Universe were also undermined by the events of the prequels. This heresy was punctuated with the death of Amidala. Fans had known for years that Leia, by her own admission on Endor, knew her REAL mother and she died when she was very young. Completely disgusted, I have abandoned and ignored official Star Wars ® material produced after the prequels altogether. I applaud all those who have done the same for the same reasons.

Today the once unified Star Wars ® community has divided into many camps. Some embrace everything George Lucas produces as artistic genius, some despise the man for what he did to his franchise, some have given up on Star Wars ® completely, and there are dozens of camps that lie somewhere in between. All I can ask Mr. Lucas is "was it worth having it your way George?" I guess he has his billions and we the fans are ultimately the losers. Shame on me for expecting anything else.

So is there anything worth celebrating today at all? Yes there certainly is. You are worth celebrating!!! That's right, you fans who are reading this commentary are worth celebrating. I celebrate you for coming here to read this website and view its artwork. I celebrate those Star Wars ® fans who like us have demonstrated the backbone to say "NO" to George Lucas and his Prequels. I celebrate those visitors who gain a benefit from using our resources in their personal RPG campaigns. I also celebrate those fans who found mistakes on this site and helped us to correct them. I further celebrate those who went the extra mile and have made the decision to help produce artwork with us on this site. Today I do not celebrate Star Wars ® but I celebrate Star Wars ® FANS! I thank you all very much for all you have done. — Frank V Bonura

Thursday May 3, 2007:

Corrections and updates to all art of the Conqueror-class page posted.

Friday April 27, 2007:

  1. Corrections and updates to the exterior of Conqueror-class posted.
  2. Corrections and updates to the deckplan of Conqueror-class posted.
  3. Corrections and updates to the exterior of Guri's Stinger posted.
  4. Corrections and updates to the deckplan of Guri's Stinger posted.
  5. Corrections and updates to text of the Conqueror Page posted.
  6. E-mail Policy has been expanded and clarified.
  7. Terms of Use Policy has been expanded and clarified.

Monday April 16, 2007:

  1. Descriptions and popup labels on the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page completed on all decks and posted. Hallelujah!!!
  2. Site History has been expanded corrected and clarified.
  3. The Ghtroc Class 440 continues a strong lead in the Poll. We will end the poll once it hits 300 total votes.

Friday April 13, 2007:

  1. Corrections and updates to part numbers and descriptions on the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page posted.
  2. The Ghtroc Class 440 continues a strong lead in the Poll.

Wednesday April 11, 2007:

  1. Corrections and update to the Mid Sagittal Section of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Minor corrections to Deck 2 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  3. The new Poll continues and the Ghtroc Class 440 is still in the lead follow closely by the Baudo Star Yacht. Please cast your vote for where we should focus our efforts.

Thursday April 5, 2007:

In April we don't fool around, we build ships so here is what we have today.

  1. Stock Conqueror-class added to the Surron section.
  2. Corrections and updates to the exterior of Guri's Stinger posted.
  3. The new Poll continues and the Ghtroc Class 440 is in the lead. Please cast your vote for where we should focus our efforts.

Friday March 30, 2007:

Now the Barloz is wrapping up we have been able to get round to finalizing one of the many projects that are waiting in the hanger. — “Quint”

  1. Surron (Surronian) added to the Space Transports Gallery section.
  2. Guri's Stinger added to the Surron section.
  3. A new FAQ was added to the Frequently Asked Questions section.
  4. A new Poll was added to the Opinion Polls section.

Monday March 19, 2007:

  1. Minor corrections to Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Corrections and update to the Mid Sagittal Section of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Corrections to text on the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted. Thank you “Quint” for your help.
  4. Descriptions and pop-up labels added to deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page.

Saturday March 17, 2007:

Happy Saint Patrick's day everyone. We found a few snakes in the Barloz and chased them out.

  1. Minor corrections to Deck 1 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Minor corrections to Exterior of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Corrections to part numbers and text on the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  4. Corrections and update to the Mid Sagittal Section of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  5. Descriptions and pop-up labels added to deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page.

Tuesday March 13, 2007:

  1. Minor corrections to Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Descriptions and pop-up labels added to deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter page.
  3. Updates to all XHTML pages posted.
  4. A link to Paul Cargile's new SF & A Design and Art Forum has been added to our Links Section.
  5. Minor corrections to text on Loronar SkyBlind page posted.

Thursday March 8, 2007:

  1. Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter is finished and is being checked for mistakes. Hallelujah!!! The Deckplan is done and at this point we are just finishing up the descriptions and other minor details. Please take this new (old) ship out for a test flight while we finish up the page.
  2. All other artwork on Barloz-class Medium Freighter page updated and corrected.
  3. Text corrections posted on Barloz-class Medium Freighter page posted.
  4. New Navigation buttons added to site to reduce the need for using the scroll wheel on the longer pages. Thank you “Quint” for this suggestion.
  5. Added Site Search to the upper right corner of all XHTML pages.

Thursday March 1, 2007:

Barloz progress continues. Update to Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted. If you are wondering why the galley (kitchen) now appears on both decks 2 and 3, please note the galley (kitchen) on deck 2 will be removed next week because it is being permanently moved up to deck 3 to free up more cargo space and to reduce costs on other Barloz optional equipment. If all goes well you will be able to test fly this new deckplan by Friday of next week. Thank you for your patience.

Monday February 26, 2007:

Barloz progress continues. Update to Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.

Monday February 26, 2007:

Barloz progress continues.

  1. Update to Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Update to the Mid Sagittal Section of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.

Friday February 23, 2007:

Barloz progress is slow but steady.

  1. Update to the new overhauled Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Minor corrections made to Barloz-class Medium Freighter exterior posted.
  3. Corrections to XHTML for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted. Thank you Ben “Colonial Chrome” Flood-Paddock for spotting this one.

Thursday February 22, 2007:

Barloz progress is slow but steady.

  1. We at the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance would like to publicly thank Benjamin Rogers for the actions he has taken with his website The Path Less Traveled. Ben has asked permission to display derivative artwork based on the ships of this website complying with our Terms of Use. As a result of Ben's actions we are further endorsing his website by adding it to our Links Section. Thank you Ben for all your help.
  2. Ben “Colonial Chrome” Flood-Paddock has given us permission to use his Barloz-class stock number “HT-820” in our part number system. Thank you Ben for your help.
  3. Minor corrections have been made to the Artwork and XHTML on the Accuser Modified Ghtroc 720 page and have been posted.
  4. Corrections/revisions to text and XHTML for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  5. Preview for the new overhauled Deck 3 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted. Deck 3 is not completed yet but we are approaching the end of this project at long last.

Friday February 16, 2007:

  1. The new Accuser Modified Ghtroc 720 page has been posted. The new page has been converted to XHTML and all artwork has been overhauled to 2007 standards.
  2. Minor corrections have been made to the Artwork and XHTML on the Ghtroc 720 and have been posted.

Tuesday February 13, 2007:

All artwork, descriptions, and pop-up labels are finished for Deck 2 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter We are now moving on to deck 3 and the completion of the freighter.

Sunday February 11, 2007:

  1. Major revisions to XHTML to improve dial-up visitor performance.
  2. Corrections/revisions to XHTML for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Added some Deck 2 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter but this area is still under construction.
  4. Minor Corrections/revisions to artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  5. While converting the Ghtroc Class 720 Light Freighter to XHTML, we discovered some major problems with the freighter. We decided to perform a minor but very necessary overhaul of the ship. We encourage our visitors who use our Ghtroc 720 in their campaigns to use the new 2007 model. Please make note of the following corrections/revisions:
    • Overall ship height has been increased 6 inches (3 pixels) to increase cargo hold and passenger area headroom issues. Forklift-styled loading equipment can now safely be used in the cargo holds.
    • Space rated safety doors have been installed on all service maintenance access to the ship's landing gear.
    • outer landing gear doors have been redesigned to prevent the doors from shearing off in atmosphere from flight loads generated when the shields are deactivated. The new doors are hinged on the longer sides of the landing gear openings and are now angled at 45 and 135 degrees in relation to the ship's centerline.
    • Internal graphics upgraded to the new Barloz-Class standard.
    • Consumables storage tanks relabeled and reorganized.
    • Corridor around ramp to upper deck was increased in size to allow unobstructed passage in and out of ship with both ramps lowered.
    • Entry ramp and outer doors redesigned.
    • Loading lift corrected.
    • Headlights were missing and have been installed.
    • Additional maintenance grilles added to engine rooms.
    • Ion exhaust ports were missing in the rear thrusters have been added.

    These corrections are being installed on all Ghtroc models and will be rolled out as each page is converted to XHTML.

  6. Minor revisions to artwork on the Ghtroc Class 700 Escape Pod posted.
  7. Ghtroc Class 700 Escape Pod page has been converted to XHTML and posted.

Friday January 26, 2007:

Barloz progress is slow but steady.

  1. Corrections/revisions to Deck 2 artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Added some Deck 2 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter but this area is still under construction.
  3. Corrections/revisions to Mid Sagittal Section artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.

Thursday January 25, 2007:

XHTML updates to site posted. The XHTML on the pages have been put on a diet using Javascripts for faster page loads. This should improve dial-up visitor access by about 10%. Let us know if you experience any problems or errors with the new code.

Thursday January 18, 2007:

  1. Corrections/revisions to Deck 1 artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  2. Corrections/revisions to Deck 1 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Corrections/revisions to Deck 2 artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.
  4. Added some Deck 2 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter but this area is still under construction.
  5. Corrections/revisions to Mid Sagittal Section artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter posted.

Wednesday January 16, 2007:

Happy New Year to all.

We apologize for the delays with the Barloz-class freighter. We had hoped to finish the ship for Christmas but problems with the ship compounded by the body and scope of the work proved to be too great a challenge for us so we are now shooting for January/February 2007 for the completion of the ship.

  1. Deck 1 artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter is complete and posted.
  2. Deck 1 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter is complete and posted.
  3. Deck 2 artwork for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter is complete and posted.
  4. Deck 2 descriptions for the Barloz-class Medium Freighter are still under construction.
  5. Please note our newest website feature. Hover your mouse pointer over the new deckplans to see our new "Tool Tip System". We plan to install this new feature on all the deckplans on the site. Let us know how you like them and if you experience any problems or errors with the new code.

2006 Website Updates

Tuesday November 28, 2006:

  1. New Terms of Use section added to the Home Page to further clarify our policies. Thank you Paul Cargile and “Quint” for all your help. The Terms of Use section was later moved to the About Us section of the site.
  2. Numerous updates to art and text on the Barloz-class Medium Freighter. The Barloz has been making slow progress but we are still trying to finish the Barloz for Christmas 2006.

Thursday November 2, 2006:

Phase Three of the Republic Engineering Corporation Defender Starfighter Page is posted. Phase Three includes the following:

  1. Numerous corrections and updates to all art stats and text.
  2. Added new optional equipment for the Defender Series.
  3. Added a new variant model to the Defender Series, the Diligence Cargo Shuttle.
  4. Added additional history/back story to the variant model section.

Thursday October 12, 2006:

Phase Two of the Republic Engineering Corporation Defender Starfighter Page is posted. Phase Two includes the following:

  1. Numerous corrections and updates to all art stats and text.
  2. Added new optional equipment for the Defender Series.
  3. Added additional optional rules and rules clarifications.

Thursday September 28, 2006:

In keeping with our promise to provide the best roleplaying resources possible, we present you the Republic Engineering Corporation Defender Starfighter. Hallelujah!!!

You heard right we said completed. This is not a test page, not a sneak-peak, not a preview, not an update, but a completed starfighter ready to fly. Please take her out for a test flight and enjoy.

We at the "Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance" measure our successes not by the projects we start but by the projects we finish. We will continue to focus on projects that were started and abandoned until all the incomplete projects are finished. Thank you. — Frank V Bonura

Sunday September 24, 2006:

We have received a request via E-mail from Lucas P to remove the R2D2 Studio Model and A-wing Studio Model from our site. Due to the fact this artwork was made mostly by Mr. Lucas P. We at the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance will comply with Lucas P's request. This decision may seem unfair to the visitors of this site but it would be an even greater crime not to respect an artist's wishes. We will not display art that is not freely donated to this site. This organization chooses to set a good example for the fan art community so we are submitting to Mr. Pichette's request and taking down the droid and fighter. We apologize for this inconvenience and we will try to roll out some new art for your use and enjoyment this month. Thank you. — Frank V Bonura

Sunday September 17, 2006:

We have added a link to our first FAQ. This link is for those interested in additional reading about the split of the "Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance" and the " Star Wars ® design alliance forum. This link was temporary and was removed on October 5, 2006.

Wednesday September 13, 2006:

We have received a request via E-mail from Brandon Koller to remove the Sienar Fleet Systems LSA and LSA-2 scout ships from our site. Due to the fact this artwork was made exclusively by Mr. Koller We at the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance will comply with Mr. Koller's request. This decision may seem unfair to the visitors of this site but it would be an even greater crime not to respect the original artist's wishes. This organization does not conduct itself like a band of thieves or bullies so we are submitting to Mr. Koller's request and taking down the ships. We apologize for this inconvenience and we will try to roll out some new art for your use and enjoyment this month. Thank you. — Frank V Bonura

Tuesday July 11, 2006:

  1. Updates and corrections to Deck 1 of the overhauled Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is almost completed but still requires coordination with the other 2 decks and optional equipment.
  2. Updates and corrections to Deck 2 of the overhauled Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is still under construction.

Thursday June 29, 2006:

Another question has been added to the FAQ section. More questions and answers are coming soon.

Thursday June 22, 2006:

  1. Updates and corrections to Deck 1 of the overhauled Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is almost completed but still requires coordination with the other 2 decks and optional equipment.
  2. Preview of overhauled Deck 2 of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is still under construction.
  3. Updates and corrections to exterior of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. Additional modifications from the Lady Sunfire were removed to give the ship a more stock appearance.

Monday June 5, 2006:

  1. Hyperdrive stats changed on Ghtroc Cargo Baroness Medium Freighter.
  2. Hyperdrive stats changed on Ghtroc Cargo Countess Heavy Freighter.
  3. Ghtroc Cargo Duchess Bulk Freighter. Thank you Lee "Raven" Jones for spotting this error in the Ghtroc Royals.
  4. Another question has been added to the FAQ section. More questions and answers are coming soon.
  5. Numerous typos cleaned up throughout the site. Thank you Michael Slaymaker for all your help.

Saturday May 27, 2006:

  1. Preview of Deck 1 of the overhauled Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is almost completed but still requires coordination with the other 2 decks.
  2. Preview of overhauled mid sagittal section of the Barloz-class Medium Freighter has been posted. It is still under construction.
  3. Barloz-class Medium Freighter page converted to XHTML and posted.
  4. FAQ section added to site. Only one question/answer has been posted so far but more are coming.

Wednesday May 24, 2006:

  1. Lower deck of The Accuser Modified Class 720 Light Freighter Has been updated to 2006 Ghtroc specifications.
  2. Corrections made to the lower deck of the stock Ghtroc Class 720 Light Freighter. The Pressure door between the ring corridor and the loading room has been upgraded. This defect has been corrected on all Class 720 models.

Saturday May 13, 2006:

Today has been a day long coming. After months of reading and educating ourselves in XHTML, our team set forth on the task of retooling the ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance'' website to the newest mark up protocols of the internet. After writing thousands of lines of new code, the central infrastructure of the ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance'' is now revised and ready for public use. Thank you Ross Hedvicek for all of your helpful advice and client website examples to pool ideas from (long live tables!). Individual ship pages are still written in the older HTML and will be slowly updated to the newer standards in regular intervals. Look for news of them here.

The ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance'' website is now reborn. The changes to the site will now allow improved access to those with visual impairments, improved navigation, and improved search engine results for those searching Star Wars ® subjects. The switch to XHTML and CSS will also allow us to modify the site with greater ease thus freeing up time for drawing instead of site maintenance.

In light of recent events, the policies of this domain have been expanded, revised, and clarified. We ask that you please make note of them.

The theme of the new site pays homage to ''The Star Wars ® roleplaying game - Second Edition Revised and Expanded'' by West End Games. The colors and styles are all patterned after the D6 rule book of the same name. We ask that you explore and reacquaint yourselves with things new and old on the site. Welcome and enjoy! — Frank V Bonura

Sunday May 7, 2006:

Due to unreconcilable differences, the ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance Forum'' is no longer affiliated with the ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance''. I personally apologize for the inconvenience to the visitors, fans, and members of both websites. The ''Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance Forum'' has been renamed to the ''Star Wars ® Design Alliance Forum'' to prevent any future confusion. The ''Star Wars ® Deckplan Alliance'' will continue under its original name and will continue to focus on producing roleplaying resources as it has for the last 9 years. Thank you. — Frank V Bonura

Tuesday May 2, 2006:

  1. Updates to XHTML on site. Change over to XHTML should roll out this month.
  2. Corrections to text on of SoroSuub XP-38 Sport Landspeeder posted.
  3. Corrections to cargo capacity of SoroSuub Nestt Light Freighter Daniel Haughton for spotting this mistake.

Tuesday April 11, 2006:

  1. Major Website overhaul started to bring the Star Wars ® Deckplans Alliance in to compliance with XHTML 1.0 standards. More to come.
  2. Corrections to text on Deck 5 of Loronar SkyBlind Scoutship posted. Thank you Michael ''Klick'' Devore for spotting this mistake.
  3. Corrections to text on Upper Deck of Ghtroc Cargo Countess. posted. Thank you ''OomarGalor'' for spotting this mistake.

Monday March 6, 2006:

Special Thanks to Michael Slaymaker for spotting an flaw in the CorelliSpace line of ships. Corrections to "Escape Pod Mount", and major revisions to text for all CorelliSpace models posted. Thanks again Michael for all your help.

Wednesday March 1, 2006:

Special Thanks to Tobias B for spotting an error in the Ghtroc line of ships. Corrections to text for "Escape Pod Access", and "Pull-down Hatches" for all Ghtroc models posted. Thanks again Tobias for all your help.

Tuesday February 14, 2006:

Happy Valentine's Day all. What better gift to give on Valentine's Day than a nice new red landspeeder from our newest team member, Eric "Uncle Servo" Allen? The SoroSuub XP-38 Sport Landspeeder is posted in its new Speeder Gallery.

Monday February 6, 2006:

Minor corrections to Loronar SkyBlind sagittal section posted.

Thursday February 2, 2006:

Happy Ground Hog's Day everyone! Yes, well, we celebrate it here in Pennsylvania. Several typos, and errors were discovered in the Ghtroc ships' ''Main Engineering Room'' descriptions. Class-720, as well as all the Ghtroc Royals were corrected, and posted. Thank you Sean Thomas for discovering this mistake.

Sunday January 29, 2006:

  1. Overhaul of exterior of the CEC Barloz-class Medium Freighter is complete, and posted.
  2. Website format, HTML, and menu bar revised.

Friday January 20, 2006:

Happy New Year to all.

  1. Website format overhauled.
  2. Major changes to HTML on many pages.

2005 Website Updates

Thursday December 29, 2005:

Merry Christmas to all. Revisions to the artwork, and the cockpit demo on the A-wing Studio model page posted.

Thursday December 22, 2005:

New logos added to Space Transport Deckplans in preparation for new projects to be rolled out.

Tuesday December 6, 2005:

Thank you Steven a.k.a."Grtak" for finding a mistake on the Ghtrocs.

  1. Corrections to upper deck of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess posted.
  2. Corrections to exterior of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Countess posted.
  3. Corrections to upper deck of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Countess posted.
  4. Corrections to upper deck of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Baroness posted.
  5. Barloz Medium Freighter overhaul and completion is underway. Previews are coming this month, and it is our hope to complete the Barloz by January 2006.

Wednesday November 23, 2005:

Today is yet another day long coming, and yet another day of great celebration!

  1. Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Baroness is complete! Praise the Lord! Please take her out for a test flight. The Ghtroc fleet is complete. Now its time to really get to work.
  2. Ghtroc 720 Accuser gets a makeover, and is being revised to 2005 specs. More Coming soon.
  3. Numerous typos and errors fixed throughout the Ghtroc ships.

Friday November 18, 2005:

  1. E-mail revisions to all Ghtroc 720 art, posted.
  2. Corrections and revisions to exterior of Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.
  3. Corrections and revisions to exterior of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess posted.
  4. Corrections and revisions to exterior of Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Countess posted.

Tuesday November 8, 2005:

Today is yet another day long coming, and yet another day of great celebration!

  1. Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Countess is complete! Praise the Lord! Please take her out for a test flight.
  2. Minor Corrections to text and stats for Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess posted.
  3. Direct link to our sister site placed under main title.

Thursday October 20, 2005:

Minor Corrections posted on all art for Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess and Ghtroc Cargo Empress. These revisions will be applied to all other applicable Ghtroc ships as soon as possible.

Wednesday October 19, 2005:

Today is yet another day long coming, and yet another day of great celebration!

  1. Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess is complete! Praise the Lord! Please take her out for a test flight.
  2. Frank V Bonura has a new E-mail address “FVBonura@verizon.net”, please make note of it.

Tuesday October 17, 2005:

Ghtroc Renaissance has begun.

  1. In celebration of the Renaissance we have created a new logo for Ghtroc Industries.
  2. New Novoil Cluster Stargoods logo posted.
  3. Thanks to Lucas P, a critical flaw was discovered on the Ghtroc 720's exterior side view. This critical fix will be applied to all other applicable Ghtroc ships as soon as possible.
  4. Critical fix applied to Ghtroc Cargo Empress side view exterior, and posted.
  5. Corrections and revisions to upper deck of Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.
  6. Revisions to upper deck of Ghtroc 720 posted.
  7. Revisions to Ghtroc 700 Escape Pod posted. These revisions will be applied to all other applicable Ghtroc ships as soon as possible.
  8. Ghtroc Cargo Duchess is progressing well. It will be posted this week completed, Lord willing.

Thursday October 6, 2005:

Today is a day long coming, and a day of celebration!
  1. Ghtroc Cargo Empress is complete! Praise the Lord! Please take her out for a test flight. This project was born in 2002, and was based on a Holonet Forum Thread where the Empress and Class 720 were being discussed at length. This finished product is the expression of the theories presented on the Holonet.
  2. Lucas P unveils his new Corellian Corvette in bluescale on the Forum.
  3. Lucas P unveils his new Hapan Miy'Til Starfighter in bluescale on Forum
  4. Some additional corrections to upper and lower decks of Ghtroc 720 posted.

Monday October 3, 2005:

Thanks to Lucas P, a critical flaw was discovered on the Ghtroc 720. Corrections to upper and lower deck posted. This critical fix will be applied to all other applicable Ghtroc ships as soon as possible.

Sunday October 2, 2005:

Lucas P has designed and will be hosting a brand new forum to discuss all topics involving: Deckplans, Star Wars ® gaming, Star Wars ® modeling, site suggestions and requests, and anything Star Wars ®. Enjoy, my fellow Star Wars ® fans.

Thursday Sept 29, 2005:

Cargo Empress is almost done.

  1. Progress on upper deck of Cargo Empress posted
  2. Corrections to lower deck of Cargo Empress posted.
  3. Minor color corrections on upper deck of Ghtroc 720 posted.

Tuesday Sept 27, 2005:

Numerous updates and corrections to text graphics, and HTML in all things Ghtroc. Final HTML preparations for Cargo Empress are almost ready.

Monday Sept 26, 2005:

The Cargo Empress will be done this week, Lord willing.

  1. Minor changes to lower deck of Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.
  2. Overhaul preview of upper deck of Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.

Wednesday Sept 21, 2005:

  1. Preview page for the Starfighter Gallery posted. This will prevent any further errors when hitting this link.
  2. Added text to R2D2 page.

Monday Sept 19, 2005:

Golden Age of Deckplans Begins.

  1. Minor changes to E-mail Section posted.
  2. Added R2D2 to Studio Model Research. The droid will serve as one of many new measuring tools for correcting scale and size issues with the various Star Wars ® vessels, and vehicles.

Sunday September 11, 2005:

''In defiance of fear and terror, we have some new art to share with the fans of Star Wars ® and the world.'' — Frank V Bonura

  1. Updates to the A-wing studio model top view posted.
  2. Added side view to the A-wing page.
  3. Updates to open canopy top view on A-wing page posted.
  4. Added open canopy side view on the A-wing page.

Monday September 5, 2005:

Lucas P gives us another treatment.

  1. Updates to the A-wing studio model top view posted.
  2. Updates to open canopy top view on the A-wing page posted.
  3. Updates to animated gif Canopy Demo on A-wing page posted.

Friday August 19, 2005:

  1. Updated the A-wing studio model image with a transparent cockpit.
  2. Added Cockpit Canopy Analysis to A-wing page.
  3. Added 1.2 meg animated gif to demonstrate Canopy on A-wing page.

Sunday August 7, 2005:

  1. Minor corrections to text, and all artwork on the Ghtroc 720 posted.
  2. Major overhaul underway on the Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.

Thursday August 4, 2005:

''As I prepare to move to Pennsylvania, I cleaned out a bin with dozens of old floppy disks. You remember those? I found four old images from Deckplan history. I promptly added them to the Old Ship Gallery.'' — Frank V Bonura

Friday July 29, 2005:

Added text to A-wing page in Studio Model Research section.

Wednesday July 27, 2005:

  1. Studio Model Research Section added to the site. This area will display large scaled Vessels, and Vehicles from Episodes IV, V, and VI. It will also Chronicle our latest theories on the models. Enjoy.
  2. Added A-wing to Studio Model Research section. More views of the A-wing coming soon.

Saturday June 18, 2005:

Typo corrected on Nova-Drive 3-Z. Thank you Tobias B for spotting this error.

Friday June 17, 2005:

Guestbook deleted due to unControlable spam. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Sunday June 12, 2005:

The Nova-Drive ships receive some corrections. Thank you Tyler Robbins for spotting the Black Butcher typo.

  1. Minor corrections to text, and all artwork on the Nova-Drive 3-Z.
  2. Minor corrections to text, and all artwork on the Nova-Drive Black Butcher.
  3. Minor corrections to text, and all artwork on the Nova-Drive Merasy.

Saturday June 11, 2005:

I have decided to post a preview of a project abandoned by "B.M.K.". The Alliance plans to finish both scout ships.

  1. Sienar Fleet Systems added to Vessels.
  2. LSA-1 Redscale added to Sienar Fleet Systems.
  3. LSA-2 Redscale added to Sienar Fleet Systems.

Wednesday June 8, 2005:

Major changes to E-mail policy.

Wednesday May 25, 2005:

Revisions to the upper deck of the Ghtroc 720 posted.

Tuesday May 24, 2005:

Overhaul of the Ghtroc 720 posted. The Ghtroc 720 has been brought up to present day standards in preparation for the Ghtroc royals which will be using many elements from the class 720 light freighter.

Friday April 29, 2005:

  1. Corrected text and art on the Loronar SkyBlind.
  2. Corrected art on the Loronar Landing Sphere.

Tuesday April 5, 2005:

Text revised and corrected on the Ghtroc 720 posted.

Thursday March 31, 2005:

Ghtrocs receive a treatment.
  1. Revised Text on Ghtroc Cargo Empress.
  2. Added stats to Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Duchess.
  3. Added stats to Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Countess.
  4. Added stats to Novoil/Ghtroc Cargo Baroness.

Saturday February 12, 2005:

Corrections made to turbolifts on decks 4 and 5 of the Action VI Transport posted. Thank you Eric Fischer for spotting this mistake.

Saturday January 15, 2005:

Starfighter gallery preview posted.

Tuesday January 4, 2005:

  1. Minor overhaul to the INCOM A-24 Sleuth posted.
  2. Corrections to text errors on the Meracy Modified Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.

Monday January 3, 2005:

Happy New Year to all.

  1. Corrections to Deck 8 of CEC Action VI posted. Thank you Lucas P for spotting the turbolift and floor grille errors and correcting them.
  2. Brandon Koller has officially retired from The Deckplans Alliance. He requests that he receives no further E-mails regarding anything related to this site. I would ask that you direct any question for Brandon Koller to Frank Bonura instead. Thank you for your cooperation.

2004 Website Updates

Saturday December 25, 2004:

Merry Christmas to all. "My gift to the world this year is the completed Loronar SkyBlind. The SkyBlind project was started in December of 1999. I have been working on it on and off for 5 years, and now it is done. Thank you for your patience. I will now move on to other incomplete projects." — Frank V Bonura

Sunday December 5, 2004:

Artwork for the Loronar SkyBlind revised on many decks and exterior, posted.

Saturday December 4, 2004:

Corrected Krupx MG7 proton torpedo launcher in "Ship Systems". Thank you Lucas P for spotting this one.

Thursday December 2, 2004:

Lucas P Corrected and revised the site banner. Revision posted.

Friday November 26, 2004:

Corrected spelling error in Novoil/Ghtroc. Thank you Tanaka Amun for spotting this one.

Thursday November 25, 2004:

Happy Thanksgiving to all.
  1. Loronar SkyBlind overhaul completed. New Turbolift installed.
  2. All artwork for the Loronar SkyBlind revised and posted.

Tuesday November 23, 2004:

Overhaul for the Loronar SkyBlind almost completed. New turbolift is installed. Progress on decks 3-7 posted.

Sunday November 21, 2004:

  1. Major overhaul for the Loronar SkyBlind underway. Progress on decks 1-3 posted. Sorry for the delay but the turbolift was too small and everything must make way for a larger turbolift.
  2. Corrections to Nova-Drive 3-Z interior (minor), and text posted.

Sunday November 7, 2004:

  1. New Incom logo posted.
  2. New Loronar logo posted.
  3. Minor corrections to other ship logos posted.
  4. Minor revisions to vessels page posted.
  5. Loronar page created and posted.
  6. Loronar Landing sphere page created and posted.
  7. Loronar LB-1 Escape Pod page created and posted.
  8. HTML and text updates to Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Tuesday October 26, 2004:

Site history expanded, and clarified. Thanks to Eric a.k.a. "Uncle Servo" a.k.a. "BorgOmatic" Allen for his inspiration to expand the site history.

Friday October 22, 2004:

Updates and corrections to text, various decks, and landing sphere of the Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Tuesday October 19, 2004:

  1. Web polls ruled obsolete, and deleted.
  2. Site Guestbook added in nav bar.
  3. Updates to various decks and landing sphere of the Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Tuesday September 28, 2004:

Han Solo shot first, not Greedo. Mr. George Lucas, please give your public what it desires. Mr. George Lucas, please provide us with the 1977, 1980, and 1983 versions of the Star Wars ® trilogy in DVD format. Allow your loyal fans to relive the dreams and wonder of our childhood, not your "New Vision" (read: "New Order").

  1. Updates to Deck 3, Deck 5, and text on the Loronar SkyBlind posted.
  2. Progress on Bluescale CR-90 project continues. No preview yet.

Monday September 20, 2004:

I am pleased to announce that Lucas P of Lucas Technical Design has joined our team and is currently working on the exterior views of the Bluescale Corellian Corvette (CR-90) project.

Thursday September 9, 2004:

Updates to DECK 3 and minor corrections to most other decks on the Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Wednesday September 8, 2004:

Updates to various art and text on the Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Wednesday September 1, 2004:

Updates to the mid-sagittal section, DECK 2, and text on the Loronar SkyBlind posted.

Saturday August 21, 2004:

  1. Updates to the mid-sagittal section and text on the Loronar SkyBlind posted.
  2. New links in the "Links" section.

Thursday August 5, 2004:

When the banner for this site was made, I was designing ships by myself. This is no longer the case. This site has become a place for many artists to expand on the Star Wars ® Universe. We have out grown the old banner, and now a new one takes its place. The banner reflects the birth of an alliance, a Deckplan Alliance.

Saturday June 26, 2004:

  1. Revised text and Deck 6 on the Action VI posted.
  2. Revised exterior on the Nyabn Cargo Barge Module posted.
  3. Deck 1 is completed of the Barloz Medium Freighter.

Sunday June 20, 2004:

Revised front view and Deck 1 on the Barloz Medium Freighter.

Thursday May 6, 2004:

  1. Revised all art on the Barloz Medium Freighter.
  2. Revised exterior on the Action VI posted.

Saturday March 20, 2004:

  1. Revised all of the Barloz Medium Freighter. Thank you very much Mike Vilardi for your input on the concussion missile debate.
  2. Revised all of the Baudo-class Star Yacht.

Thursday February 19, 2004:

  1. Revised mission statement again.
  2. Deck 1 preview of the Barloz Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Deck 2 preview of the Barloz Medium Freighter posted.
  4. Deck 3 preview of the Barloz Medium Freighter posted.
  5. Update to top view of the Barloz Medium Freighter posted.
  6. Update to deck 7 of the Action VI Medium Bulk Freighter posted.
  7. Update to sagittal section of the Chubby Gundark posted.
  8. Revised, and corrected Y-Wing posted in "Ship Systems".

Monday January 19, 2004:

  1. Revised mission statement. Thanks John Royce.
  2. Corrections to exterior of the Barloz Medium Freighter posted.
  3. Revised SoroSuub X-34 posted in Ship Systems.
  4. Update to deck 7 of the Action VI Medium Bulk Freighter posted.

Sunday January 4, 2004:

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all. Corrections to credits on INCOM A-24 Sleuth posted. Thank you very much Mike Vilardi for spotting this mistake, and thank you for visiting our site.

2003 Website Updates

Sunday December 7, 2003:

Pearl Harbor Day: Let us forgive, but never forget the price we paid this day.

  1. Corrections to lower decks posted, on all Ghtroc royals:
  2. New pieces of concept art, added to Ship Systems section.
  3. T-47 Speeder added to Ship Systems section.
  4. Bolt-on options added to Ship Systems section.

Monday October 27, 2003:

Corrections to lower deck, and updates to text on Ghtroc Cargo Empress posted.

Sunday October 26, 2003:

It is not often a teacher gets to see a pupil learn quickly. Rarer still to see a pupil learn so much they begin to grow beyond the teacher. With great pride I introduce the hard work of Brandon Koller. Behold the new CEC Barloz-Class Medium Freighter. I encourage you to give him praise, he has earned it. There is still hope for the future of the D6 Star Wars® Role Playing Game. Preview is posted in CEC.

Thursday October 23, 2003:

Minor corrections to the MandalMotors Pursuer posted.

Monday October 6, 2003:

Corrected text in the Mike Marincic Gallery. "I mistakenly gave credit to Mike for developing the stock Firespray-class deckplan. Stephen Templar, a.k.a. Stephen McLain, was the designer of this deckplan. I apologize to my visitors and to Steve for this mix up. My team is not afraid of its mistakes, nor is not afraid to apologize for them - unlike some other to-remain-nameless deckplan designers.” - Frank V Bonura

Sunday September 28, 2003:

Corrections, and updates to decks 2, and 3 of the Action VI posted.

Wednesday September 24, 2003:

  1. Corrections to text of Deck 2 of the Action VI posted. Thank you John Royce for your help.
  2. Correction to text in SoroSuub posted. Thank you John Royce for spotting this one.
  3. Nick Valentine joins project MandalMotors Pursuer, update posted.

Monday September 15, 2003:

Deck 2 of the Action VI completed with text.

Saturday September 13, 2003:

Corrections, and updates to decks 1, 2, 3, and text of the Action VI posted.

Tuesday September 9, 2003:

Corrections, and updates to decks 2, 5, 6, 9, and exterior of the Action VI posted.

Thursday September 4, 2003:

  1. Updates to most decks of the Action VI posted.
  2. More concept art added to "Ship Systems".

Wednesday September 3, 2003:

Updates to decks 2, 6, and 8 of the Action VI posted.

Sunday August 31, 2003:

Added Mike Marincic Gallery to "Vessels" section to pay homage and tribute to this talented artist who influenced my work.

Saturday August 30, 2003:

Updates and corrections to all art and text of the Action VI posted.

Tuesday August 26, 2003:

  1. Introducing The Merasy a modified Nova-Drive 3-Z From "Stock Ships", Created by Brandon Koller. I would like to give special thanks to Lee Jones for his help with this project.
  2. Updates to decks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8 of the Action VI posted.
  3. John Royce Joins the Baudo Star Yacht project and has helped the deckplan's progress after a long sleep. Updates coming soon.

Saturday August 23, 2003:

  1. Deck 6 preview of the Action VI posted.
  2. Exterior of the Action VI completed with text.
  3. Deck 1 of the Action VI completed with text.
  4. Corrected E-mail addresses in "Contact Us".

Friday August 22, 2003:

  1. Deck 5 preview of the Action VI posted.
  2. Updates to Decks 2, 3, and 4 of the Action VI posted.
  3. Corrections to the exterior of Action VI posted.
  4. Corrections to the interiors of all Nova-drive freighters posted.

Sunday August 17, 2003:

Updates to Deck 8 of Action VI posted. Deck 9 of Action VI posted.

Wednesday August 13, 2003:

Sorry for taking so long to update. Ross Hedvicek and I have been moving mountains. Major update to Action VI posted.

Thursday July 31, 2003:

  1. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Countess update to all images posted.
  2. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Baroness update to all images posted.
  3. Updates to buttons, and text, in Ghtroc posted.

Monday July 28, 2003:

Moon Swing Chronicles added to links section.

Sunday July 20, 2003:

  1. Y-Wing added to "Ship Cargo" in "Ship Systems". A-Wing, and X-34 Speeder updated to "Ship Cargo" in "Ship Systems".
  2. Ghtroc Cargo Empress update posted.
  3. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Duchess update posted.

Monday July 14, 2003:

Progress to deck 2 of the CEC Action VI posted.

Saturday July 12, 2003:

  1. Ross Hedvicek returns and his mouse is smoking. CEC Action VI update posted for deck 2. More to come as this ship returns to full production after over a year of inactivity.
  2. “Ship Cargo” added to “Ship Systems”. They include a scaled A-Wing, X-Wing, and X-34 Speeder for use in deckplan cargo holds.
  3. Ghtroc Cargo Empress update posted.
  4. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Duchess preview posted.
  5. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Countess preview posted.
  6. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Baroness preview posted.
  7. Minor corrections made to Nova-Drive 3-Z and The Black Butcher deckplans posted.

Wednesday July 9, 2003:

  1. Ghtroc Cargo Empress update posted.
  2. Novoil / Ghtroc Cargo Duchess preview posted.
  3. Updates to SkyBlind exterior, text, and decks 5, and 7 posted.

Thursday July 3, 2003:

Ghtroc Cargo Empress preview posted. Deckplans will be completed this month.

Wednesday June 25, 2003:

  1. Nanning Buitenhuis joins project Kazellis, and is developing the light freighter with us. Preview coming soon.
  2. Nova-Drive 3-Z overhauled. All views exterior, and interior have received major revisions due to new data found.
  3. Corrections made to The Black Butcher exterior, and interior posted.
  4. James Anderson draws nose art for the Flaming Bantha. Preview coming soon.
  5. Lee Jones joins project Nova-Drive 3-Z - Merasy .
  6. New thumbnail buttons for the Merasy and the Flaming Bantha added to the Nova-Drive section. Previews for both coming soon.
  7. Hyperdrive concept art from the Nova-Drive 3-Z project posted in the Ship Systems section.
  8. Revisions to text and new tutorial art added to How To section.

Sunday June 22, 2003:

Z Series Escape Pod finished and added to Nova-Drive. Thank you Brandon for all your hard work.

Sunday June 15, 2003:

  1. Scale bars with explanations added to Legend section.
  2. Corrections made to The Black Butcher interior posted.

Saturday June 14, 2003:

More corrections to Nova-Drive 3-Z text. Thank you “Grtak” for spotting this one.

Friday June 13, 2003:

  1. Corrections made to Nova-Drive 3-Z images posted.
  2. Corrections made to The Black Butcher images and text.

Wednesday June 11, 2003:

  1. Corrections made to Nova-Drive 3-Z text and deckplan posted.
  2. The Black Butcher added to Nova-Drive. It is still under construction.

Friday June 6, 2003:

Minor correction to Nova-Drive 3-Z text. Thanks to Shawn Fike for spotting this one.

Wednesday June 4, 2003:

  1. Revisions made to CorelliSpace Gymsnor-3 text posted. Thanks "eMpTy" for spotting this mistake.
  2. 1997 Nella 342 added to the old ship gallery.

Tuesday May 27, 2003:

Nova-Drive 3-Z is completed. Praise the LORD! I will try to focus on incomplete projects for the summer.

Thursday May 22, 2003:

Progress on all views of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted. We are trying to resolve a few remaining problems with the ship.

Sunday May 18, 2003:

Concept art from the Nova-Drive 3-Z project posted in the Ship Systems gallery.

Friday May 16, 2003:

Progress on the interior and exterior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted. The Nova-Drive 3-Z is almost completed and I expect it to be done by next week. You can start test flying the latest update even though its incomplete.

Saturday May 10, 2003:

Pursuer-Class Preview posted in MandalMotors with stats. A Deckplan preview is still months away.

Monday May 6, 2003:

Progress on the interior and exterior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.

Sunday May 4, 2003:

Errors found on the wing deck of the Chubby Gundark. Corrections posted.

Thursday May 1, 2003:

Two new surveys posted in the "Web Polls" section. Please cast your vote.

Monday April 28, 2003:

Progress on the interior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.

Thursday April 17, 2003:

  1. Progress on exterior and interior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  2. Stats, capsule, and text added to Nova-Drive 3-Z.
  3. New E-mail section added to make address changes easier.

Thursday April 10, 2003:

  1. Progress on exterior and interior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  2. Gareth Davis Joins the MandalMotors Pursuer project. Preview coming soon.
  3. MandalMotors added to vessels section. No ships to see yet.

Sunday April 6, 2003:

Progress on all views of the Loronar SkyBlind and Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.

Thursday March 27, 2003:

  1. Metric scale bars, added to The Accuser - Ghtroc 720 and Ghtroc Class 700 Escape Pod
  2. Revisions to all artwork of the Loronar SkyBlind posted.
  3. Ghtroc Cargo Empress button added. Sneak peak coming soon.
  4. New larger buttons (in scale) added to Ghtroc.
  5. Changes to text on Ghtroc 720, Ghtroc Class 700 Escape Pod, The Accuser - Ghtroc 720, CorelliSpace Gymsnor-3, and CorelliSpace Riff-Raff.
  6. WEG images added to Ghtroc 720 Bibliography section

Friday March 21, 2003:

Deckplan progress for the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.

Tuesday March 11, 2003:

Metric scale bars added to, and text changed on ALL decks and views of the Chubby Gundark

Sunday March 9, 2003:

  1. New navigation buttons, metric scale bars, and stats added to CorelliSpace Gymsnor-3 and CorelliSpace Riff-Raff.
  2. Text changed on Loronar SkyBlind.
  3. Text added on Loronar Landing Sphere.

Thursday March 6, 2003:

I have been very busy. Sorry for taking so long to update. New members have joined my design team, and I am helping them to get organized.

  1. Errors found on SkyBlind while mid-sagittal section was developed.
  2. Revisions to SkyBlind on all decks, and landing sphere posted.
  3. Mid-sagittal section and loading crane of the SkyBlind posted.
  4. Sean Callahan joins the Cargo Empress project, and has started developing the super freighter with me. Preview coming soon.
  5. David "Burgess" and Andrew Selic Join the HT-2200 project, and are studying the freighter.

Thursday February 6, 2003:

  1. Metric scale bars, error corrections, and upgrades added to SoroSuub Nestt, Novoil-Nestt, SoroSuub New Republic Nestt, and SoroSuub Miv'rah Firestorm Nestt.
  2. Stats and capsules added to SoroSuub Nestt and SoroSuub Miv'rah Firestorm Nestt.
  3. Minor text corrections on SoroSuub Novoil-Nestt and SoroSuub New Republic Nestt.
  4. Progress to the deckplan of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  5. New SoroSuub logo added.

Tuesday February 4, 2003:

Updates and corrections to decks 3 5 and 7 of the SkyBlind posted.

Thursday January 23, 2003:

Due to numerous requests, I plan to focus heavily on the Baudo Star Yacht once I finish the SkyBlind. The Baudo Star Yacht is the most requested ship in both the web poll and personal requests, so I will try to finish it next. Revisions to the 3-Z exterior are posted.

Sunday January 12, 2003:

  1. Text added to decks 1, 2, and 3 of the SkyBlind.
  2. Progress to deck 3 of the SkyBlind posted.
  3. New metric Scale bars added to SkyBlind.
  4. Progress to exterior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  5. Deckplan preview of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  6. New metric Scale bars added to Nova-Drive 3-Z.

Friday January 10, 2003:

  1. New metric Scale bars added to A-24 Sleuth
  2. Metric scale bars on Ghtroc 720 corrected. They were off by 2 pixels.
  3. Sublight Thrusters added to "Ship Systems" section.
  4. New Hyperdrives added to "Ship Systems" section.

Tuesday January 7, 2003:

Tactical Deckplans have been mothballed due to a weak response from visitors. I have added a metric overlay grid to the "Legend" section of the site with printing instructions. I will be slowly adding a new metric scale bar to the deckplans for those who need a metric scale. The Ghtroc 720 is the first to receive the new scale bars.

Saturday January 4, 2003:

  1. Deck 4 of the SkyBlind is completed and posted.
  2. Revisions made to deck 1 of the SkyBlind posted.
  3. I will now move on to deck 5 of the SkyBlind.

Friday January 3, 2003:

Due to numerous requests for a metric scale on my ships and a more traditional grid-style deckplan, I have developed the Tactical Deckplan. Do not fear, my original color deckplans are not changing or leaving. The new metric scale grid-style deckplans will be placed above (next to) the color deckplans. I am also thinking of adding callouts on the Tactical Deckplans for added clarity. The first ship to get these new deckplans is the lower deck of the Ghtroc 720. Check them out and let me know if you like them, or if I should change them.

Wednesday January 1, 2003:

Happy New Year to all.

  1. Text correction on New Republic Nestt. Laser cannon fire arc listed as "turreted".
  2. Minor text change on the Novoil Nestt.
  3. Created a new "2002 Site Updates" archive.
  4. Progress to deck 4 of the SkyBlind posted.
  5. Text added to the SkyBlind page.
  6. Progress to exterior of the Nova-Drive 3-Z posted.
  7. Nyabn Cargo Barge Module added to SoroSuub. Text is still under construction.

2002 Website Updates

Saturday December 21, 2002:

Merry Christmas to all.
  1. Added Nova-Drive to "Vessels" section.
  2. Added Nova-Drive 3-Z sneak peak.
  3. I will continue to finish the SkyBlind, as Brandon works with me on this new ship.

Monday December 16, 2002:

  1. Progress to deck 4 of the SkyBlind posted.
  2. Spelling errors corrected on the Chubby Gundark.
  3. Top view of Nova-Drive 3-Z completed and front and side views begun.
  4. Preview of the Nova-Drive 3-Z coming soon.

Saturday December 14, 2002:

  1. The Chubby Gundark is completed.
  2. Praise The Lord! Brandon Koller and I have begun work on the Nova-Drive 3-Z. This will be our second joint effort project. This Freighter has only one deck and may be completed as early as February 2003.
  3. Stats and capsule added to the Accuser.

Sunday December 8, 2002:

Revisions to Docking Deck text on Chubby Gundark posted. Revised Sagittal section on Chubby Gundark posted.

Saturday December 7, 2002:

Pearl Harbor Day: Progress to deck 4 of the SkyBlind Scout posted.

Wednesday December 4, 2002:

Minor revisions and corrections to Chubby Gundark text posted.

Monday December 2, 2002:

Minor revisions to decks 1 thru 7 of the SkyBlind Scoutship posted.

Sunday December 1, 2002:

Revisions to Chubby Gundark continue based on input from Jim Anderson. Revised subdeck and mid-sagittal section posted.

Friday November 29, 2002:

Major revisions to Chubby Gundark decks exterior and text as we continue refine the ship. Jim Anderson is asked to perform final inspection on the Chubby Gundark to maintain consistency with the comics.

Sunday November 17, 2002:

Decks 1 thru 5 posted with new views and sections for the Chubby Gundark. We are almost done. Brandon Koller joins project SkyBlind, and begins to help me finish the scoutship.

Thursday October 31, 2002:

Updates to the Loronar SkyBlind posted. Decks 5, 6, and, 7 of the Loronar SkyBlind posted. Not much to see on decks 5, 6, and, 7, but you can at least see where the project is going.

Tuesday October 29, 2002:

  1. Chubby Gundark by Brandon Koller posted in SoroSuub. Exterior views only. Interior Decks Coming Soon.
  2. Progress posted on Loronar SkyBlind deck 4, corrections made on SkyBlind exterior, and some text added to SkyBlind page.

Friday October 25, 2002:

  1. New polls for Role Players.
  2. Added B^2 link to "Links" section.
  3. Added The Rebellion to the "Links" section.
  4. The Chubby Gundark by Brandon Koller coming soon.

Wednesday October 23, 2002:

Stats added to Ghtroc 720. I will slowly add D6 stats to all my deckplans for visitor convenience.

Friday October 18, 2002:

  1. Corrected INCOM A-24 text. Thank you Shawn and Allison for all your help.
  2. Posted progress on the Loronar SkyBlind middle deck and landing sphere.

Wednesday October 16, 2002:

INCOM Sleuth models: A-24, A-24P, and A-24E completed. Praise The Lord! I will now try to finish the Loronar SkyBlind.

Tuesday October 15, 2002:

  1. Revised "Behind the Scenes" on Ghtroc 720.
  2. Posted progress on the Incom A-24 Sleuth.
  3. Added an old 1997 version of the INCOM A-24 Sleuth to the Old Image Gallery.
  4. Added two new links to the "Links" section.

Friday October 4, 2002:

  1. Added "Links" area.
  2. Changed "Legend" slightly.
  3. Changed color of main navigation bar.
  4. Corrected text error on Stock Ghtroc 720 Behind the Scenes section.
  5. Added Ghtroc 1x Hyperdrive to "Ship Systems" section.
  6. Posted update to INCOM A-24 Sleuth. The Sleuth is almost done.
  7. Error found in "Step 3" of the "How To" section, and corrected.

Monday September 23, 2002:

  1. Changed website logo.
  2. Changed text on Miv'rah Firestorm, Novoil Nestt, and New Republic Nestt.
  3. New surveys in the "Web Polls" section.

Wednesday September 4, 2002:

  1. INCOM A-24 Sleuth progress posted. I finally figured out the landing gear on the A-24. I believe the exterior is complete.
  2. Text on SoroSuub Nestt revised.
  3. “News” Section now called “Site Updates”.

Thursday August 29, 2002:

  1. Several errors were found and corrected on the stock Ghtroc 720. A new Ghtroc 720 exterior, upper, and lower deck have been posted. Thanks Brandon for spotting the docking ring mistake.
  2. Revised exterior and lower deck for the Accuser (modified Ghtroc 720) as the ship continues to develop. Thanks again Brandon for some very good ideas.

Wednesday August 21, 2002:

Added The Accuser, a modified Ghtroc 720 Light Freighter. An old and very obsolete version of the Gymsnor-3 was added to the "Old Ship Gallery".

Tuesday July 23, 2002:

  1. Added a new "Ship Systems" section. This section was added by popular demand to aid in understanding the various ship components in my drawings. Expect this area to grow as the site does.
  2. Revised Action VI exterior posted.
  3. An error was found in the lower deck of the Ghtroc 720. Revised lower deck posted.
  4. Added navigation buttons to bottom of pages as well as other miscellaneous changes to buttons. This was done to aid people entering the site from a location other than “Home”.
  5. An old and very obsolete version of the Ghtroc 720 was added to the “Old Ship Gallery”.

Monday July 22, 2002:

  1. Revised SkyBlind exterior posted.
  2. Text on CorelliSpace, Gymsnor-3, and Riff Raff has been revised. My focus has been on finishing incomplete ships displayed on this site. I will try to make sure there is something new to see every week this summer.

Monday July 8, 2002:

  1. Revised text in "How to Section".
  2. Revised text in some other HTML files.

Thursday July 4, 2002:

Revised Ghtroc 720 text. Added information about Ghtroc fire control rooms. Thank you ilyssa for finding this mistake. Progress on deck 2 of the SkyBlind posted.

Thursday June 27, 2002:

Fourth visit to "The Magic of Myth" Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Extensive photos taken of the Millennium Falcon, Slave I, and the Shuttle Tyderium (Lambda-Class).

Monday June 24, 2002:

  1. Progress on the INCOM A-24 Sleuth posted.
  2. Revised SoroSuub appearance.
  3. Revised Nella 330, Nella 342, Nella 352, and PES-550 text.

Tuesday June 18, 2002:

  1. Added Loronar to Vessels section.
  2. Added Loronar SkyBlind with its landing sphere to the Loronar section.

Thursday June 14, 2002:

Progress on the INCOM A-24 Sleuth posted.

Thursday June 6, 2002:

Added age poll to learn more about my visitors.

Thursday May 23, 2002:

  1. Added Faberstien-Lago and "Old Ship Gallery" to the vessels area.
  2. Added PES-550 schematic to Faberstien-Lago.
  3. Added old YT series ships to "Old Ship Gallery".

Tuesday April 30, 2002:

Completed Baudo Star Yacht exterior.

Monday April 15, 2002:

  1. Added capsules to the Nestt, New Republic Nestt, and Novoil Nestt freighters.
  2. Added deckplan of Miv'rah Firestorm Nestt Freighter with description.

Saturday April 6, 2002:

Second visit to "The Magic of Myth" Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Photos taken there are used to begin the new YT series deckplans in "Red Scale". Work on the Millennium Falcon deckplans begun on that night. Preview coming soon.

Thursday April 4, 2002:

First visit to "The Magic of Myth" Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Test photos taken for research.