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Thank you for Alien: Isolation

The Nostromo Files

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Today is the day that a friend of the Alien universe celebrates a birthdayโ€ฆ

Thatโ€™s right: Creative Assemblyย turns 31 years old today! Come along with me as I review their accomplishments, will you? Just my humble way of saying, โ€œThank You!โ€ for Alien: Isolationโ€ฆ

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The Nostromo Files collects the 1979 Topps ALIEN Trading Cards.

I was thinking of buying this set too! Now that I have seen it I will.definotely have to consider it. I just bought some Alien: Resurrection lobby cards today. So I will have to wait a while till I have enough funds for this collectors item.

The Nostromo Files

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Part of the fun of collecting ALIEN memorabilia is coming up with your own way of making it uniquely your own.

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Nostromo, down.

The Nostromo Files

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Inspired by this awesome pic of the Prometheus ship (and cutaway of โ€˜Magellanโ€™ version) and its drop-down cargo module, I tweaked my old Nostromo drawings accordingly. Not sure if it works, but it was fun to imagineโ€ฆ We never really get to see Nostromo in a standard dirt-side โ€˜workingโ€™ configuration after all.

The sheer size of the Nostromo means that the mechanics of a cargo lift like I have drawn might be a little tricky.

It might work better on a ship the size of the Prometheus since sheโ€™s smaller.

Here is a graphic I put together for another conversation that shows a rough comparison of the two ships:

An approximation of the sizes of the Nostromo, the Prometheus, and juggernaut.

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StarBeast — Alien: Covenant, the Alien

About the Alien: Covenant Xenomorph

Monster Legacy

โ€œNo one understands the lonely perfection of my dreams. I found perfection here. Iโ€™ve created it. A perfect organism.โ€

โ€œThey want Aliens, Iโ€™ll give them fucking Aliens,โ€ said Ridley Scott of the eponymous creatureโ€™s return in Alien: Covenant. Previously, the director had said that โ€œthe beast is done. Cooked,โ€ something that resulted in the complete excision of the Alien from the final script for Prometheus. However, the lack of actual Aliens in the prequel film backfired and became a widespread complaint among enthusiasts of the series; as such, Twentieth Century Fox pushed for the inclusion of the original creature in the sequel. โ€œIt went straight up there, and we discovered from it that [the fans] were really frustrated,โ€ Scott said. โ€œThey wanted to see more of the original [Alien] and I thought he was definitely cooked, with an orange in his mouth. So I thought: โ€˜Wow, OK, Iโ€™mโ€ฆ

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