general combat speed question
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Join Date: Dec 2007
03-02-2010, 03:59 AM
If you go full throttle you can move yourself out of firing range long enough to refresh some cool downs or even give your shields/hull a little break. Sometimes it might even help to keep yourself out of a particularly nasty firing arc in the event that your cruiser target lucks out with Evasive Maneuvers and Emergency Power to Engine.
I kind of wondered if going into battle and taking an Alpha Strike at full speed (not full Impulse, but Thrusters) would be more damage than say half thrusters. I'm not really sure how big of a roll speed plays in damage dealt and evaded.