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Join Date: Dec 2007
06-26-2011, 11:35 AM
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In keeping with the work horse thing and it's utility with different captain types, I'd probably go with three of each if it had 9 consoles to spread around, it wouldn't make sense for it to be outgunned by a BoP for example.
The reason why IMO the BoP is such a limited Science ship has to do with the 3/3/3 arrangement.
There were those who said the Nebula is not that good for Science is precisely because with its 3 Science console slots you can't stack consoles properly.
If the ship you're proposing is supposed to be more useful than a BoP in that capacity, to quote you:
"...the KDF would have a science ship that's not the Varanus or a Bird of Prey moonlighting as one."
would it not make sense if it actually had 4 science consoles?
Otherwise it would be moonlighting as much as the BoP does.
Also the T5 BoP (with the Exception of the Chang model)
as big as a K't'inga and also have as many and sometimes even more visible weapon mounts.
So them outgunning an ancient cruiser is not too far off.