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Old 06-12-2013, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by martok2112 View Post
I agree...lots of times, in many different sci-fi shows and movies, space battles are portrayed as occurring on a single plane in space, largely because the average movie goer cannot conceive of 3D space in terms of warfare...at least, not in terms of, say, a space battle vs. a dogfight in a movie like Top Gun or The Final Countdown.
I always assumed that it was because the writers and directors couldn't grasp the concept properly.
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