T5 Excelsior Loses a Console Slot!
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Join Date: Dec 2007
11-14-2011, 02:50 AM
Originally Posted by
The Tier-5 Excelsior had its Transwarp Ability turned into a universal Console, yes? And yet... it receives no Console Slot. So... in effect, it loses a Console slot.
EVERY OTHER SHIP that had its
turned into a Console received an extra Console Slot. Even some that DIDN'T have their special power turned into a
got an extra slot.
What the hell!? Does Cryptic hate the Excelsior?
It always had a non-combat special ability without losing any console slots compared to other Tier 5 ships.
But they wanted to make all special abilities into consoles. So they created the transwarp console, added a combat benefit, and put it in one of the existing Excelsior slots.
You're not getting a new slot because that would give you an extra slot above all the other Retrofits, plus a console that grants you a combat bonus.
I personally think it would have been better to make the transwarp ability a device instead of a console.