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by zeek
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Love the game, hate the random
Replies: 124
Views: 64725

Re: Love the game, hate the random

The only thing I hate about the random of the game is when it comes towards requirements to get ships. The huge dependency on the random to get the crystal cruiser is at very least idiotic. It is also a bit too much when it comes to the stealth cruiser to unlock the version B because almost every s...
by zeek
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Love the game, hate the random
Replies: 124
Views: 64725

Re: Love the game, hate the random

Keep at the game. I think you'll learn over time that there are very few situations where the randomness really leaves you high and dry. In the situation you describe you probably should have paused right away. Open all the doors except the med bay and possibly some surrounding rooms if you can't fi...
by zeek
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Favorite Weapon?
Replies: 32
Views: 22476

Re: Favorite Weapon?

I used to love the bust laser mk II the most, but I've since changed my mind. I love the ion burst mk II best now. It's the one weapon that guarantees you will be able to get past an enemies shields. Then all you need is some other form of damage and you can win any battle if you survive long enough...
by zeek
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The concept is good, but...
Replies: 13
Views: 9466

Re: The concept is good, but...

The game is meant to be difficult. It's what makes victory feel like an accomplishment. I actually wish they had one more step up on the difficulty level because I can win too consistently now. You really do get better over time. You start to learn all sorts of silly tricks. Like sometimes I would d...
by zeek
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cant get Basilisk out of sector 1
Replies: 14
Views: 9705

Re: Cant get Basilisk out of sector 1

So the issue with the drone is that on auto-assaults, it cant move between rooms. So you use it and its stuck in whatever room it went into. In sector 1, if you meet either of these guys during a hazard (plasma/astroids/solar flare), you take plenty of damage. Well there are two types of A.I. ships...
by zeek
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sweet Idea: 1st person, multiplayer FTL!?
Replies: 5
Views: 4523

Re: Sweet Idea: 1st person, multiplayer FTL!?

You'd have to make engines, shields, and repairing into some kind of mini-game if they're going to be fun. The problem is they would probably just get extra repetitive. While piloting and trying to dodge missiles or evade lasers would be cool. On the flip side trying to shoot a ship flying all over ...
by zeek
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: What is your favourite ship - and why?
Replies: 138
Views: 161358

Re: What is your favourite ship - and why?

Mantis B is my go to ship. It's just too much fun to drop 4 mantis boarders on ships and watch the chaos unfold. It's almost overpowered. The only weakness is early zoltan ships before you get a weapon and A.I. ships can take some time to kill which is just boring.
by zeek
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: Achieve This
Replies: 6
Views: 5884

Re: Achieve This

Nice job. I used the Mantis B when I did Living Off the Land. I figured having most systems installed was a good start and boarding is a good strategy when you can't be sure you'll get much in the way of weapons. One nice thing is that in the final sector you've already received the achievement. So,...
by zeek
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: The Voyage of the S.S. Soccermom -Finished-
Replies: 9
Views: 10225

Re: The Voyage of the S.S. Soccermom -Finished-

Great story. Nice way to pass the time working on a Friday after a holiday.
by zeek
Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: All artillery beam all the time
Replies: 0
Views: 2591

All artillery beam all the time

I've finished up all the achievements in the game. So, I thought I'd start putting some self imposed restrictions on myself. I decided to see if I could win the game only using the artillery beam. No other weapons, no offensive/boarding drones, no teleporting. So, I looked over the two federation cr...