Space Combat NEEDS a more Star Trek feel...
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Join Date: Jun 2012
01-09-2013, 05:41 AM
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Besides: What I gathered from the shows, the weapon range of space weaponry in Star Trek is somewhere between 50.000 and 300.000 km. THOUSAND!!! Range of sensors, visual and communication is even larger. Which makes sense considering the general speed these starships are supposed to be abel to travel.
So even if the effective range is closer, there would be not many space-dogfights in this universe, certainly not within the range they take place in this game (10 km lol)
For me, tacking some extra zeroes onto that 10 km (or any other distance indicated in km ingame), would actually go a long way. It would be purely cosmetic, sure, but it would make the transition from light years to km's a lot less awkward, as far as I'm concerned.