Xfinity Internet Ad Channels Spirit of the Tarsus (May 26, 2022)

ChrisReid

Super Soaker Collector / Administrator
LOAF recently ran across this new advertisement for Xfinity internet service. It's a pretty mediocre 60 seconds, but the spacecraft in the beginning bears more than a passing resemblance to Privateer's Tarsus. From all angles, inside out and out, the forward cockpit section is a dead ringer for Grandpa Mack's ship! Maybe the Comcast digital artist was a Wingnut...

There’s a new Comcast commercial where it really seems like Ed Helms is flying a Tarsus.





Huh, rear view door too!





And his space armor is straight out of Super Wing Commander.



Side profile of the ship:





And here's the full ad!


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Original update published on May 26, 2022
 

tarsus

Commodore
@Worf, they don't manufacture the devices but they get the lowest bidder to do it.

Also, it really looks like a Tarsus and a star destroyer had a kibash baby. I love how they associate the tarsus with "Fast"!
 

Bob McDob

Better Health Through Less Flavor
Whatever became of the Tarsus (and other ships) Howard Day was working on in Rogue Galaxy, anyway? I assumed that they'd be released as a mod after the game was and then there was nothing.
 

ChrisReid

Super Soaker Collector / Administrator
Most of the team moved on to other things after the console ports were released.
 
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