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Twogs

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[0.8.1a] Experimental(s) (V 0.1)
« on: May 05, 2018, 02:56:34 PM »

Hey everybody

After a lot of trial and error I managed to get my first ship ready.

The idea of this mod is that I want to design specialized, prototype ships. No new faction, but a lot of new stuff for the existing ones

My first ship is the "Leto" drone attack cruiser. High-Tech obviously.
It got two drones, the "Artemis" and the "Apollon", each of them got two new weapons, too.

So this mod right now consist of:
1 Ship
2 Drones
4 Weapons
1 Mission

My spriting skills are sub par, to be nice to myself. But I'll try getting better. Have to make a new sprite for the Leto anyway, as it is too small.

Just wanted to share it to you guys so you can see what I am up to. And maybe give a bit of feedback, especially for balancing reasons.


https://drive.google.com/open?id=10guMyqlolSvdU5VueCqi3gS2ofjDcHZm
« Last Edit: May 05, 2018, 03:02:44 PM by Twogs »
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Takion Kasukedo

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Re: [0.8.1a] Experimental(s) (V 0.1)
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 02:59:41 PM »

Try Mediafire, or Dropbox.

Those two websites are the two most occuring i've seen so far.
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Re: [0.8.1a] Experimental(s) (V 0.1)
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2018, 03:03:24 PM »

Well used Google Drive now, forgot that I could use that.

Thanks anyway :)
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Re: [0.8.1a] Experimental(s) (V 0.1)
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 08:01:03 PM »

So, I tested out the Leto.

The Leto itself is...partially interesting.

In a sense that the default loadout itself shows, it can do support, a bit of firepower, but mainly harassment, and the drones show this.

The drones are very lackluster in forepower, can't scratch a Cerberus up enough to destroy them outright within moments, unlike a Terminator Drone, which has near to no difficulty in doing so. They can disable it's weapons, but struggle with firepower.

Meaning it'll struggle to fend for itself with anything that can get close enough to deal moderate amounts of damage to the shields and keep pressure.

It excels at using it's drones as a pest, but I feel that the system could be something else, like a hybrid between Targeting Feed and High Energy Focus, at the cost of some defense. I feel Recall Device just doesn't fit with the Leto, unless the drones were more powerful and relied on ammo.
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