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Join Date: Jun 2012
10-02-2012, 12:39 PM
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While we're at it, let's compare ship loadouts with basic weapons:
Beam Array Mk XII: 220 DPV, 176 DPS
Cannon Mk XII: 159 DPV, 212 DPS
Dual Heavy Cannon Mk XII: 384 DPV, 256 DPS
Turret Mk XII: 99 DPV, 132 DPS
6x Beam Array + Sensor Scan: 1373 DPS
4x Cannon+4x Turret: 1376 DPS
8x Beam Array : 1408 DPS
4x DHC+3x Turret: 1420 DPS
.... yeah, HUGE differences, right?
Truth is: before power levels and BOff powers come into play, weapon types are already near perfectly balanced with ship types.
Seems the issue is not about DPV then but burst damage. Something a Cruiser is not designed to do easily for a reason.
Thank You, Dev team for the Flanking buff to the Raider class and the accidental peek at the ship who shall not be named! It was a great early Christmas gift to all of us KDF fans.