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# 50
08-21-2012, 09:04 PM
Originally Posted by travelingmaster View Post
The thing is, the 'strengths' of the raptor (more hull and shields, another tac console and weapon slot) don't compensate for the crippling turn point/pivot point deficiency. Hence, we have an inferior ship in overall (a ship that is technically supposed to be the KDF's response to heavy escorts). It's neither a good tank, nor a nimble DPSer. It's mediocre, and it shows.
They could assign then Qin/Somraw raptors higher turn stats so while the nose travel would still exist, hopefully it would snap around a bit faster on target.
But I do agree it is niether a remarkable escort or cruiser and has a very mediocre feel that does not lend it standing out as iether.
Possibly a damage bonus of sorts, as well.
Leonard Nimoy, Spock.....