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by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Will there be more player ships in future versions?
Replies: 36
Views: 3841

As for crew, ships could be completely automated, much like the Huygen's Explorer, and the Iocrym probably used a low tech solution (by their standards) to do it. Come to think of it, the Iocrym must have shoddy software for them to be neurohacked by puny humans. Here is an idea devastating to would...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Make it possible to upgrade Wingmen's armor & weapons!
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Yes, Jenna is "The Load". She is slow and fragile. That said, she is useful for destroying pirate swarms during the superfreighter escort missions right after you recruit her (and for four against one battles in the Battle Arena), and completing those missions without wingmen or overleveled equipmen...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:13 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Shatter should not use the I key.
Replies: 10
Views: 1414

Getting a response after pressing the key for Desperate Escape may be okay; the player expects a response after using other powers. All I care now is for Shatter to get off the "I" key. I have double pressed "I" more times than I care to admit, and blowing up friendlies (and then getting blacklisted...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Dvalin brainstorm
Replies: 15
Views: 1935

I did a search for every item Dvalin could accept. In theory, if the player can find five intact items of everything rare or veryrare that is level VI or under, the player can barely get enough XP for the Ion9 cannon. In practice, this does not happen. It is difficult enough to find the items in the...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Shatter should not use the I key.
Replies: 10
Views: 1414

Shatter should not use the I key.

Often, I accidentally use Shatter when I bring up the Domina power menu, but I did not have a mishap until now. My last game was great until I pressed I to access the menu (so I can use B or D), then accidentally press I again, and fragged all three of my wingmen in an instant. With my game ruined, ...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:09 am
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Will there be more player ships in future versions?
Replies: 36
Views: 3841

Will there be more player ships in future versions?

Currently, the player can play the EI500, Sapphire, or the Wolfen. Will there be more in future versions? The EI200 and Ronin ships are other Commonwealth ships that appear to be suitable alternatives. Later in the game, maybe other ships could be unlocked? I would like to swap ships and pilot an EI...
by PM
Sat Sep 04, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Gaian cannon is officially the most pathetic weapon
Replies: 10
Views: 1157

The Gaian Demolition Cannon is also extremely heavy, weighing 20 tons.
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

Maybe a quick fix for the Lazarus would be to cut power consumption down to 500 or 600 MW. If the Commonwealth is normally limited to 500 MW, and if 1 GW reactors are Ringer tech; then "prohibitive amounts of power" can simply mean in the 500 MW range, especially if a weapon needs 100 to 200 MW to u...
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

In early game, I usually use what I can loot. Tinkers can make Solon shields out of damaged class I and II shields. If I am not using lasers, and I have not reached Charon, I use Solon shields if I cannot find better. That said, this depends whether I can find an RK15 or a decent particle or blast w...
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Enemies that need rebalancing
Replies: 41
Views: 4059

Gaians could manufacture and replicate ammo for thermo cannons as needed.

Of course, that still will not help the Gaians escape premature death by Ringer station. Maybe Gaians and Ringers can have mutual neutral relations to give the Gaians a chance.
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

With an Efficiency Lazarus and an Enhanced Hyperion, it is possible to use level X weapons that use up to 300 MW, such as the IM90 or Fracture Cannon, provided your other devices do not bump power consumption much. This means no engines to speed up slower ships. Even with that setup, there are some ...
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

Back on topic, when fuel consumption is equal, I prefer lower point and fast recharging shields because of fuel consumption. Shields draw full power while recharging, and less when they are at maximum strength. That said, I have favorites: Solon: If the ship has no laser weapons equipped, the Solon ...
by PM
Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

Once I get free fuel from CSCs, the solar equipment comes off, and I use real armor. I am eager to complete CSC missions as soon as possible precisely for the free fuel. This happens late in the game, and by then, most of the game is done. If I need to choose either armor regeneration or fuel regene...
by PM
Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Pros & Cons of killing Ferian miners and\or stations????
Replies: 16
Views: 2519

Hives do not spawn infinite miners. After the hive spawns enough of them, no more miners will be spawned by that hive. After all of the miners are disposed, you can attack or destroy the hive to spawn warriors if you dare. The loot found in the hive is not very impressive, which is several dozen ton...
by PM
Thu Sep 02, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: What shield do you prefer..
Replies: 40
Views: 6962

I always use cargo expansion with the Wolfen because 35 tons is not enough space if I find something good and big to loot and I need to loot it in a hurry. (For instance, a corporate station blows up, and I need to get the loot before the other ships loot it.) When I slow down, I stop, backtrack to ...