Why is tractor beam a science skill?
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-22-2010, 02:32 PM
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Sure all ships have tractor beams but to all bridge officers know how to effectively use it in a combat situation with a ship that is actively evading and using counter measures? At least that's how i look at it. And if any thing I'd say it should be a tactical ability not engineering, but I still think science makes the most sense.
I agree. It is a science skill over all others.
But I think if it was debated enough, a good argument could come from any of the three skill camps for and against it.
In any case, I have it on my science vessel and my escort. It's more handy than you'd originally think.
Edit: Finished the thought.