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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 25
03-13-2012, 02:44 PM
Originally Posted by Korhil
The thing about the final mission that boggled my mind was this.

Its a space walk. Made using the same engine as Champions Online and by the same people. Why it doesn't mimic flight in that game I have no idea. Seemed like a good opportunity to actually add something to the STO engine that made it stop feeling like a web-browser game.
I assume they wanted that feeling of clanking around on the hull wearing magnetic boots, which they captured spot on. I would have preferred free-movement reaction thrusters, but they explained it and I moved on.

What I don't get is why people think an actual firefight under those circumstances would have been fun. Sure, I was kind of expecting it, but trying to fight when you can barely move would not have been all that satisfying and I was dreading it once I realized the movement limitations.

Now, what I really want to see is a PvP map based on THAT with free-movement reaction thrusters on the suits. With Extreme Knockback. And floating bodies in spacesuits after a battle.