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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 28
09-27-2011, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by dvsaris View Post
You do realize that RCS consoles are a complete waste on cruisers, right? The RCS console gives a plus percentage computed from your base turn rate... which on the Galaxy is 3 degrees per second. So even with a blue MKXI RCS you are getting a whole one degree per second out of it. There are a lot better things that engineering slot could be used for.
It's not necessarily a waste. If you gain 1 degree per second, in 10 seconds you turn an extra 10 degrees. That could be the difference between getting into the narrow 45 degree dual cannon arc or not. The absolute value is small, but that doesn't mean it can't end up making a difference.