I don't want to be an edition warrior. I think there was something good and something bad in all the editions I played. I do, however, believe that the game has gotten better over the years (and decades). I hope this holds true into the future.
Is that princess leia in her slave-girl outfit on the fore-deck? Really cool image, tho. I tried learning 3d studio MAX in college...I (perhaps sadly) am better off sticking with analog 2D and 3D media.