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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 18
09-02-2012, 01:31 PM
Originally Posted by thecosmic1 View Post
I believe you're forgetting about the 3 Borts.
The Bortas at Shipyard T5 is the inferior version that was given away for free during the 2nd anniversary (9 consoles, no special abilities etc.). The C-Store version is superior and together with the Odyssey are the only ships with 10 consoles and better stats that are being sold directly, and not through lock boxes or Fleet Shipyards.

So no, I'm not forgetting anything - FEDs have 10 Tier 5 Fleet refits (2 at each tier, not counting TBD Fleet Assault Cruiser), while KDF only get 4 (2 of which at way higher tiers).

Also, keep in mind, you get a discount for a Tier 5 Fleet vessel if you already own its equivalent from the C-Store (for example, if you own Tactical Escort Refit from the C-Store you pay only 1 Fleet Module instead of 4). Problem is, KDF have no such ship in the shipyard atm, so whatever you get, you need to pay the full 20$ price...

Up until now I tried to avoid the "zomg KDF are an afterthought!!11onemeh" discussions, but after seeing how Cryptic handled their Fleet ships in comparison to FED ones, I am honestly disappointed - ESPECIALLY with no C-Store content even being planned. The only "hope" is another lock box I guess...