Are Goron Monitors supposed to carry THIS many missiles?

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Deltax
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Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:06 pm

I took down a Goron Monitor in an EP game and in its wreckage I found...

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An absolute ***load of missiles for the Takao launcher... isn't this a little ridiculous?
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Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:13 pm

Not really. They're big ships. And a monitor is basically a bombardment platform.

What's ridiculous is that they can spawn with no missiles of their launchers sometimes.
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Sun Apr 05, 2015 11:28 pm

So there missile compliment is really, really random then? That's fine, but I still think for any ship to have 2 thousand missiles on board is pretty crazy, there never going to use them all, unless they burn threw them at a rate the Makayev launcher does which the Takao does not.
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Sun Apr 05, 2015 11:51 pm

Deltax wrote:So there missile compliment is really, really random then? That's fine, but I still think for any ship to have 2 thousand missiles on board is pretty crazy, there never going to use them all, unless they burn threw them at a rate the Makayev launcher does which the Takao does not.
Monitors have completely randomised equipment. The code for this has a few shortcomings that really can't be fixed. But for a big ship for bombardment use.....it does make some sense. Monitors often do patrol stuff, after all.
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Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:29 am

I found the Goron capital ships to be one of the most annoying enemies in the game, because I had insufficient slots to mount a longreach.
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