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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 5
02-27-2012, 08:56 AM
Originally Posted by AntiSocial View Post
Based on the lack of responses, I'm guessing that no one is making a sci beam boat, using the subsystem targeting?

I have a science ship with 4x beam arrays + missile + chronaton mines. 1 High Yield, 1 Beta dispersal, 1 beam overload.

I target subsytems regularly. I figure that worst case I'm saving myself from a few shots (weapons), doing extra damage (less defense with 0 engines), or hitting the hull a couple of times before the shields come back online. I doubt it's a huge game-changer, but it's a small edge.

Every now and again you get an opportunity to blast them with a bare-hull shockwave too... fun.