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  Topic: Live-Fire Blasters
MarsVoyager

Replies: 33
Views: 4653

PostForum: Blade Runner Blaster Information and Discussion   Posted: Sun May 10, 2020 10:32 am   Subject: Live-Fire Blasters
Looks real good! Seems like you've used original parts, and you mention that it is heavy. I've seen different values of the original prop weight. What is the weight of your blaster? Loaded or unloaded ...
  Topic: 2001 Aries-1B food tray
MarsVoyager

Replies: 19
Views: 6777

PostForum: Non Blade Runner Props   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:36 pm   Subject: 2001 Aries-1B food tray
Great, space travel makes me hungry, what does PanAm serve today?
  Topic: How Does Roy Know Deckards name?
MarsVoyager

Replies: 5
Views: 3532

PostForum: Blade Runner General Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:00 pm   Subject: How Does Roy Know Deckards name?
I found some theories here:
https://stason.org/TULARC/movies/blade-runner/13-Blade-Runner-Questions-part2.html

I think that perhaps Leon caught Deckard's name when his apartment was searched.
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:47 am   Subject: Tao Teh King
I found that this
He who obtains has little,
He who scatters has much.
is from the translation by Isabella Mears (1916)
of chapter 22 in Tao Teh King by Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching by Laozi)
少& ...
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:46 pm   Subject: Wing Gig Fong comparison
There are actually three characters in the two graphics

The signature on (3).
The graphic used in the advertisement series, and compared earlier.
Another graphic not, as far as I've found, used ...
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:24 am   Subject: The Origin Comparison
This is my comparison between:


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/833/43394811492_4f46679868_n.jpg
The Origin (gray) has been rotated by 3 degrees and the the width has been decreased by 5%.
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:09 pm   Subject: Origin vs. Generous
I'm a bit bothered by the vertical stroke in the artwork,
as compared with the horizontal stroke in the enclosure of Origin 源 (Unicode U+6E90).

Generous 慷 (Unicode U+6177) on the o ...
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:28 pm   Subject: Calligraphy
Thank you,
Joberg, I now get the generosity by-line, and
Rickhoward, for the confirmation on the Unicode, and the reference to the Minamoto name!

I was inspired to try out some calligraphy tools, ...
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: Origin Unicode
Is this possibly the corresponding Unicode?
U+6E90
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1783/28035712267_ecccd9116a_n.jpg
  Topic: The Origin
MarsVoyager

Replies: 10
Views: 6517

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:18 am   Subject: The Origin
I've searched around for the Origin sign and found this post by Tom Southwell on his design:
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1722/42856953321_d521d422c5_o.png

Now I wonder if someone has had this t ...
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 4:22 pm   Subject: Movie machine screens
I'm comparing the screen clips used on the close-up shots (earlier post) with the lower machine used with the actors. This is about the best I can get, but they differ quite a bit:
https://farm1.stat ...
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 1:45 pm   Subject: Voice over transcript
Thanks again Joberg, glad you liked it.

I find the Deckard Voice Over interesting. Here is my transcript from the Rachael test in the deleted clip:
I don't remember if it made it to the movie, but ...
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 2:41 pm   Subject: Red and green-red LED arrays, sequence comparison
Some electronics ready, the 10 red and 12 green-red LED arrays.

I made this clip, comparing my sequencing with the movie. It is at 50% speed to last a bit longer, the total length of the movie refe ...
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
Thank you Joberg.
I played around with fonts a bit more and created a monospace font for the two small screens. This is based on the two YouTube clips posted by Anders Buch:

Left: https://www.you ...
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: VK Font
I made a first version of a VK font. You can check it out here:
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4771/39991982805_ba9f07413a_c.jpg
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:45 am   Subject: Reflection photo comparison
I'm now happy with the size after comparing with this photo.

I also found the original photo useful when finding the height of the VK feet. This height should be half the distance between the base ...
  Topic: 2019 Newspaper revisited - The Masthead font
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 8852

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:11 pm   Subject: Masthead font suggestion
I think the font Teniers is quite close, except the S and perhaps the e which are closer to Eurostile.
  Topic: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
MarsVoyager

Replies: 12
Views: 7473

PostForum: Replica and Screen Used Props   Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:38 am   Subject: Voight-Kampff Concept Build
I've started to build a Voight-Kampff machine (VK). As a conceptual start I've used Lego to give some hints on if I get the size and construction right.

I used LED arrays from Kingbright as input f ...
 
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