Firepower in Wars

Firepower in Wars

Postby Meste17 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:00 pm

Just how much firepower in TeraWatts do you guys think the Death Star had? Somewhere around 7,500,000 TeraWatts?
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Captain Seafort » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:16 am

Approximately 1.2E34W. 1,200 billion billion terawatts. Blowing up planets, especially when you do it as violently as the Death Star does, takes an awful lot of bang.
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Teaos » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:44 am

At least twice as much as you need to send a Delorian back in time.
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby McAvoy » Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:12 am

About the same power it takes to blow up a chunk of fake asteroid and fake planet. But the calculations get fuzzy after CGI is introduced. So whatever power it takes to generate a CGI shot I guess.

Honestly, anywhere from the power to scorch plastic to the power to blow up a planet.
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Graham Kennedy » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:22 am

McAvoy wrote:About the same power it takes to blow up a chunk of fake asteroid and fake planet. But the calculations get fuzzy after CGI is introduced. So whatever power it takes to generate a CGI shot I guess.

Honestly, anywhere from the power to scorch plastic to the power to blow up a planet.

Well the computer that did the CGI would run around 200 Watts or so...? :)
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Meste17 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:47 am

GrahamKennedy wrote:
McAvoy wrote:About the same power it takes to blow up a chunk of fake asteroid and fake planet. But the calculations get fuzzy after CGI is introduced. So whatever power it takes to generate a CGI shot I guess.

Honestly, anywhere from the power to scorch plastic to the power to blow up a planet.

Well the computer that did the CGI would run around 200 Watts or so...? :)



Well, if that's the case, I'd say 9,999,999,999 TeraWatts then XP haha
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Tsukiyumi » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:02 pm

Teaos wrote:At least twice as much as you need to send a Delorian back in time.


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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Griffin » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:03 pm

Does that mean the Death Star travels at 44mph?
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Teaos » Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:05 pm

If a parsec if a unit of time, then yeah, sure.
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:13 pm

Ah, you've learned Han's secret, Teaos!

It uses the power of plot.
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Meste17 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:42 pm

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Ah, you've learned Han's secret, Teaos!

It uses the power of plot.


Lol right?
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:38 pm

Meste17 wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Ah, you've learned Han's secret, Teaos!

It uses the power of plot.


Lol right?

It's how I view most franchises. Power of plot causes a lot fewer headaches for me. ;)
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Re: Firepower in Wars

Postby Meste17 » Mon Dec 16, 2013 1:21 am

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
Meste17 wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Ah, you've learned Han's secret, Teaos!

It uses the power of plot.


Lol right?

It's how I view most franchises. Power of plot causes a lot fewer headaches for me. ;)


Right?
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