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Join Date: Dec 2007
06-09-2011, 01:36 PM
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5) Weapons: solo PvE in a science ship means you won't be able to fly circles around your enemies - but they will. So you want to be able to hit them with as many weapons as possible whereever they are. For me that says beam arrays, with a 250° attack radius. I currently use 2 phaser arrays fore and aft plus one torpedo launcher fore. Turrets would be another option, but I have no experience with those.!
Recon ships fly very similar to escorts. I fly with 2 dual beams, 1 torp, and 3 turrets, and can keep ships in my 90° arc almost all the time. Things that give me issues are tiny ships, which are free food for my turrets anyways.
This is obviously RA level commentary, and for 1/2 of the ship selections. I can't see java at work, so their link might show something that would nullify my opinion.