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Shazar02

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The Trident
« on: April 05, 2012, 05:25:16 PM »

I thought that a good weapon would be a type of energy weapon like the Arbalest, except would be better for penetrating armor instead of shields.
It would fire in a cone-like shape with three projectiles.

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Something like that. Like a space shotgun, or something. :P
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2012, 07:44:56 PM »

You sold me at "space shotgun."
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012, 08:24:08 PM »

You sold me at "space shotgun."
WANT DAT SPACE BOOMSTICK!  ;D

One of the mods within craftomega's Minimash mod compilation includes a Buckshot Cannon, which I adore. But your proposal definitely takes that to the next level.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2012, 08:24:44 PM »

this would be awesome if it was an anti fighter weapon
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2012, 08:31:44 PM »

this would be awesome if it was an anti fighter weapon

one does not simply limit a space shotgun to a single role.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2012, 12:42:27 AM »

An energy shotgun made up of tiny plasma balls.

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Re: The Trident
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2012, 08:53:46 PM »

Nay, a Plasma Cannon Shotgun, made up of HUGE plasma balls!
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2012, 09:14:56 PM »

twin-linked rotary gatling anti-matter shotgun cannon

where is your god now?
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2012, 02:28:40 AM »

twin-linked rotary gatling anti-matter shotgun cannon

where is your god now?

Sitting on your chair, in your pants, on your ass, behind your screen :)



A.K.A It's you.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2012, 02:30:57 AM »

So wait, the idea here is to spend three times as much ammunition/energy to deal exactly the same amount of damage as a standard cannon?
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Shazar02

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Re: The Trident
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2012, 08:35:17 AM »

Each projectile does damage equal to ONE arbalest projectile, except on armor.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2012, 08:39:30 AM »

Why not just line the shots up and have hit be a triple barreled arbalest? I don't understand the point of the spread, it's inefficient.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2012, 09:38:14 AM »

If the spread was a hundred shots, and it were a PD weapon, I'd see some use for it, maybe. This is just pointless with slow firing, high damage weapons like the Arbalest.
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2012, 05:48:41 PM »

where is your god now?

Sitting on your chair, in your pants, on your ass, behind your screen :)



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Pants?
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Re: The Trident
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2012, 12:07:14 AM »

where is your god now?

Sitting on your chair, in your pants, on your ass, behind your screen :)



A.K.A It's you.

Pants?

Your right, Catra sounds female to me, and we all know all girls play games naked... yep yep..


(Sorry Catra if your not female, and sorry if you are, I'm not really the ass I make myself out to be :P)
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