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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
02-12-2010, 03:19 AM
Originally Posted by Azma
There is no reasons cannons cannot be just as powerful with these changes as they are now. Just requires actual tactical changes to be just as effective.
Except you are going about it bass ackwards. You shouldn't want to sit still in an escort because you will get hit and die. Not because running your engines at full throttle magically makes your cannons use less energy.

And the problem still is retarded AI. In PvP the problem is blobbing which wouldn't be solved by these changes, they would just encourage people to switch to beams instead.

Personally I think that in the end game content cannons are going to become unappealing very quickly because of the limited arc limiting spreading incoming damage over shield sectors.