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Zaizai

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Manually controlling fighter
« on: November 12, 2020, 05:02:37 AM »

Would be cool having a special carrier that has the ability to have the player remote control a fighter, could be a special kind of fighter, a frigate sized one that can only be equipped by carriers using a special hullmod, or with an insanely high cost. 
The end result would be the player still using a capital class ship as flagship, thus having the bonus related to that, and strategically taking control of the frigate to chase smaller enemies or get behind big ones, which seems pretty fun gameplay. Also having a frigate with CR/hull/armor that can be replenished by the mothership, thus useful in prolonged fights, at a high cost of course, since you have to bring a whole carrier dedicated for that, that might not be as strong as other carriers. 
Basically you trade direct mass fighter power with fun and tactics.
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SonnaBanana

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Re: Manually controlling fighter
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2020, 06:17:08 AM »

Manually controlled fighters were how they used to be, too OP.
What we need is individual squadron commands.
 
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Zaizai

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Re: Manually controlling fighter
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2020, 06:45:54 AM »

Manually controlled fighters were how they used to be, too OP.
What we need is individual squadron commands.
I'm talking like a single frigate size ship, like a lasher, linked to the carrier so that it gets repaired etc/respawned , nothing op like controlling fighters
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