Beams are still BS(you know exactly what I mean)
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Join Date: Jul 2012
01-27-2013, 03:36 AM
I agree with the beam power drain mechanic being bugged. But I also agree with this from OP:
How? Simple. The cannon's primary advantage is that it has a rapid refire & fire rate plus the boff abilities buff ALL cannons not just one (unlike beams) when firing on a single target.
Ok, FAW is affecting all beams. But what about BO and Target Subsystem? Make those "all beam" abilities (assault cruiser firing 8 BO3, or sci going with 16 Target Shields) would buff their damage dealing significantly. Would also bring the beams back to escorts.
Of course BO would have power drain issues, but well, some drawbacks are needed.