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Faiter119

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Small slot Pilum.
« on: August 18, 2012, 03:30:00 PM »

Simple suggestion for a new weapon in a small missile slot; Pilum missile with 1 Pilum per salvo, and it would have about 10 ammo. And something around 3-4 OP.

This would be useful so you wont have to field destroyers or cruisers for just a bit of fire support. More variety and alternatives! Yay!

PS: Used search and didn't find other topics like this one.
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Catra

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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2012, 04:13:50 PM »

this would be hilariously game breaking on high tech fleets.
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Faiter119

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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012, 04:14:18 PM »

this would be hilariously game breaking on high tech fleets.

How?
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012, 04:23:55 PM »

I'm all for fire support... balancing shouldn't be that big a problem imo
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2012, 04:25:32 PM »

Yeah, if it had the same reload rate as the Pilum, and only 1 per salvo. It seems balanced to me.
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2012, 04:52:59 PM »

this would be hilariously game breaking on high tech fleets.

How?

everyone one of their ships have a small missile mount, so now not only do you need to worry about all the drones, wasps and xyphos wings but now also the wall of pilums that will now ensue, which could very much screen for the more damaging MIRV missiles.
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2012, 05:05:02 PM »

but then u don't have to worry about the harpoon salvo every time you vent, seems like a decent trade-off to me
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2012, 01:27:41 AM »

1 shot pilum is not pilum at all as main pilum effect is saturating point defence. Large pilum with 6 missiles per salvo is another thing.
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2012, 02:12:08 AM »

maybe we'll have bursts of 2?

But either way we'll have a lot of them since small missiles are a lot more common than med or large
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2012, 02:27:49 AM »

I suggested this before.
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2012, 10:53:30 AM »

I'll add it to the weapons pack and see what happen
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Re: Small slot Pilum.
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2012, 11:37:04 AM »

I'll add it to the weapons pack and see what happen

Yay! Please post a reply here when you have it working.
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