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by spacecadet13
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:27 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: I give up with the nisos
Replies: 6
Views: 4664

Re: I give up with the nisos

The Nisos quickly runs into problems against ships with 2 shields (unless you've picked up another weapon to add to the dual laser). The Leto is next to useless, and even against a ship with only one shield you're counting on both dual laser shots to hit to do just one point of damage. And at the sa...
by spacecadet13
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Can't manage The Osprey
Replies: 24
Views: 15557

Re: Can't manage The Osprey

Well, shoot...I stand corrected (again)...downloaded the ship editor, gave the Osprey 3 x autoloaders and 27.5 secs later with one bar on the beam she was ready to go. But, weird that the autoloaders do affect the beam but manning it and the pre-ignitor does not , at least IMHO
by spacecadet13
Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Can't manage The Osprey
Replies: 24
Views: 15557

Re: Can't manage The Osprey

I'm almost certain the autoloader doesn't make any difference to the artillery beam firing, in the same way that having a pre-ignitor doesn't make it available instantly. I'm guessing because its not grouped with the other weapons, it doesn't get the augment benefits. When you move a crew member int...
by spacecadet13
Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Help me figure out how the score is calculated!
Replies: 2
Views: 1766

Re: Help me figure out how the score is calculated!

20 points for each ship, 10 for each beacon and 1 point for each scrap collected. Multiplied by 1.25 if on Normal. Best scores usually come from games where you've been able to board from early on; you generally get better scrap and 'random' rewards from taking enemy ships whole then from destroying...
by spacecadet13
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Can't manage The Osprey
Replies: 24
Views: 15557

Re: Can't manage The Osprey

A few mentions in this thread about cloaking? Can you get cloaks for the Osprey & Nisos? I thought because they had the beam they couldn't get cloaks, and I can't recall having seen cloaking in stores when I've played them, though I hardly ever buy it anyhow so maybe it's been there and I haven'...
by spacecadet13
Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: What might you want to see in the new update?
Replies: 42
Views: 17382

Re: What might you want to see in the new update?

Its been mentioned elsewhere by others, but the most important thing for me personally would be some kind of random/variable factor to the boss stages. Like 6 (or more!) different configurations, and you never know which 3 you'll get, or what order you'll get them in. Something that make the player ...
by spacecadet13
Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Dubious "Slave" Depiction in the Game Universe
Replies: 12
Views: 7405

Re: Dubious "Slave" Depiction in the Game Universe

Wait, what? So, if a player's in game character is racist/does racist things, that automatically means the player is racist? Or will become racist by sublimating the game's attitudes? But it's ok to have players enjoying ultra violence and sexism, but if they should say or hear the "N word"...
by spacecadet13
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:10 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Fix the scoring system (POST if you agree please)
Replies: 7
Views: 3395

Re: Fix the scoring system (POST if you agree please)

What does it matter to you if other players 'boost' their scores by farming elites? They want to grind through a prolonged game like that, good luck to them. Comparing scores is a pointless (see what I did there?) exercise anyhow; how do you compare scores on a Stealth B run when Player A lucked int...
by spacecadet13
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:27 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Drone control and 1st free drone schematic
Replies: 7
Views: 4834

Re: Drone control and 1st free drone schematic

My understanding is that it is random, whenever you buy it, with a 66% chance of getting the repair drone and 33%of getting the defence drone.
by spacecadet13
Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Love the game, hate the random
Replies: 124
Views: 37538

Re: Love the game, hate the random

Nev, Your boarding choices made my argument for me! How selective can you possibly get! Boarding two ships that have the fewest number of crew in the game, one of which is frequently an Engi...you could hardly have selected easier ones to board on, except maybe for the Engi crusier with two engis on...