New KDF Ship Line?
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Join Date: Jun 2012
08-21-2012, 09:04 PM
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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.
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