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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 7
08-25-2011, 07:46 AM
Originally Posted by atatassault View Post
If you're talking PvE, I don't see the point. I never get anything at my rear. Why? I drop to 1/2 speed to increase the time on initial, and only pass. With single ship groups, the ship almost always goes down just as I approach them (sometimes, but rarely, not; usually do to random chance). With multi ship groups, each ship is so weak it dies really fast, I switch targets, and finish them all with them all being in the front.
Originally Posted by Artificialx
My Defiant-R runs 3xDHC+DBB with turrets rear. There aren't many ships that will survive one pass let alone require worrying about rear damage. Turrets all the way to the bank.

Mixing 3 weapon types can really hamper your skill point spending.
I'm thinking you guys obviously play on normal difficulty in PvE... try elite and tell me you can down a cruiser on a single alpha strike.