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ArkAngel

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Things you didn't expect from starsector
« on: November 25, 2012, 04:15:37 PM »

Thought I would start this because its mostly funny.

I didn't expect to be able to kill an onslaught with an omen and take no hull damage.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2012, 05:09:48 PM »

I did not expect to kill an Onslaught in a Hound.

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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2012, 05:23:37 PM »

I didn't expect my new faction to work flawlessly right of the bat!

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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2012, 08:36:14 PM »

I didn't expect iron mode to make me more addicted.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2012, 09:18:45 PM »

I didn't expect for the Odyssey to be so good. I never really played it before, but on my new savegame it's been kicking the but out of the SDF
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2012, 03:32:20 AM »

I didn't expect this update.

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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2012, 05:10:53 AM »

I wasn't expecting fighters to be so durable.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2012, 09:40:40 AM »

I didn't expect to like the Afflictor, but I've actually discovered its usefulness now. It's nice if you want a high-tech ship, but can't afford the more expensive frigates or Medusa. It only really shines when you pilot it yourself, but that's fine. I still prefer the Tempest because it's fast and hella durable (and I love that Terminator drone), but the Afflictor is much more affordable and is easily a step up from anything but a Wolf.

Btw, the Paragon with +50% OP is ridiculously good. Pretty much everything is, actually. Tech is definitely the way to go.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2012, 12:02:41 PM »

I didn't expect to like the Afflictor, but I've actually discovered its usefulness now. It's nice if you want a high-tech ship, but can't afford the more expensive frigates or Medusa. It only really shines when you pilot it yourself, but that's fine. I still prefer the Tempest because it's fast and hella durable (and I love that Terminator drone), but the Afflictor is much more affordable and is easily a step up from anything but a Wolf.

Btw, the Paragon with +50% OP is ridiculously good. Pretty much everything is, actually. Tech is definitely the way to go.

I run very small fleets, so I'm enjoying zipping around in a 390+ OP Conquest with some pretty crazy speed and combat benefits. The faster projectiles skill thingy makes Large ballistic weapons extra nasty.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2012, 12:44:11 PM »

I was not expecting a unfinished little 1-(fulltime)man 10$ java game to become my number one game and pull me into it's community so far that it's now my go-to place on the internet. Seriously, wtf.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2012, 01:11:15 PM »

I wasn't expecting to have such a great community and the vigilance frigate to be able to tank at least a cruisers dps.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2012, 01:22:03 PM »

I was not expecting a unfinished little 1-(fulltime)man 10$ flash game to become my number one game and pull me into it's community so far that it's now my go-to place on the internet. Seriously, wtf.
This. I'm not nearly as into it as some people, but i never expected to play it as much as I have.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2012, 01:45:49 PM »

That starfarer is actually really good.
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2012, 01:57:55 PM »

I wasn't expecting starfarer to have this much replayability



That starfarer is actually really good.
This comment is good.  ;D
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Re: Things you didn't expect from starfarer.
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2012, 04:39:41 PM »

I was not expecting a unfinished little 1-(fulltime)man 10$ flash game to become my number one game and pull me into it's community so far that it's now my go-to place on the internet. Seriously, wtf.

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this exactly

However i did not expect to like low tech ballistic weapons as much considering i love to wear down my enemies with never ending fire.
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spoiler alert, low tech is just as good as energy weapons
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and one last one i never expected the AI to be so smart and such a damned hero.
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my first game in .54 i finally got ahold of a condor for my ever growing fleet of talons when we got ambushed by a pirate carrier group sporting 2 broadsword wings a talon wing a bomber wing and a few other things realizing we couldn't possibly win the  fight i ordered a full retreat the majority of the fleet ran toward the bottom where we had come in. but the enemy fleet was on our tail i turned my lasher around to make sure the condor made it out and as i rode behind it a single talon wing sporting only 1 fighter flew past me drawing fire from every damn enemy ship and flew towards the top drawing everything but one of the broadswords to follow it. that talon let us all get out of there scott free. and he made it out too barely i made sure that man got a steak dinner at the captains table and a promotion.
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