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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 51
03-14-2012, 09:30 AM
Originally Posted by srlebonv View Post
I don't want to say the devs are lazy, but it probably takes less work to add or change specs than to design new ships.
I think a big part of it is just to give all players a reason to fly a ship of the flagship class, to fly a ship of the same class as the Enterprise-F. To do that, they have to change up the stats to make it useful to each class. There was a lot of hulabaloo a bit ago about how all new ships are cruisers; I can see Cryptic taking that message and trying to make the new ship reasonably appealling to Tac, Eng, and Sci captains^H admirals. I don't have a problem with this.

Then they went and made a set bonus if you mount the consoles from all three variants. This I have a slight problem with.