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lexusk19 04-26-2013 11:41 AM

Fleet Cheyenne worth it?
 
Simply put, before i shell out for 4 fleet mods, is the ship worth it?

cmdrscarlet 04-26-2013 12:03 PM

http://www.stowiki.org/Fleet_Heavy_Cruiser_Retrofit

Yes :) Yet, I'm a fan of the Dakota style.

But milage varies and nothing - NOTHING - beats an Excelsior in my book.

dalnar83 04-26-2013 12:05 PM

Well, that boils down to your playstyle and preference in either lt.cmd engineering or tactical. The Cheyenne is certainly tough ship. The Excelsiors has higher firepower.

lexusk19 04-26-2013 12:10 PM

So what would you think about the free version of it? The 200K fleet mark one. Not worth it cause of the 1 less tac console and slightly lowered stats?

dalnar83 04-26-2013 12:11 PM

Free version is meh, I own the fleet version an I'm fairly happy with that, it has that old school assault cruiser layout which I like. The inertia of the ship is horrible tho.

red01999 04-26-2013 12:15 PM

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Originally Posted by dalnar83 (Post 9476831)
Free version is meh, I own the fleet version an I'm fairly happy with that, it has that old school assault cruiser layout which I like. The inertia of the ship is horrible tho.

Basically the impression I've gotten of this ship is that it IS an assault cruiser in playstyle with a few extra perks (e.g. better shield mod).

dalnar83 04-26-2013 12:18 PM

Ye and extra sci console which can be used to enhance your shields. I would say overall its pretty nice ship. Not remarkable by anything, but nicely balanced in both offensive and defensive potential.

generator88 04-26-2013 12:25 PM

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Originally Posted by lexusk19 (Post 9476781)
So what would you think about the free version of it? The 200K fleet mark one. Not worth it cause of the 1 less tac console and slightly lowered stats?

I would pick one of those up as a "demo version" of the Fleet ship. If you like/hate the basic Retrofit, I have to believe you'll feel the same way about the fleet version. Across the neutral zone, I did precisely that to evaluate the K'Tinga Retrofit for my Gorn Engineer.

-Gen

telbasta7386 04-26-2013 12:34 PM

I always liked the look of the heavy cruisers, aiming to get the fleet cheyenne on my tactical captain once i can farm up enough marks.

admiralq1732 04-26-2013 05:26 PM

I have fun with it in my tac toon. Mine has a transphasic Torps with fore and rear Harpang torps.


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