10 reasons why Stark Trek is waaaaay better than star wars
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Join Date: Jul 2012
02-07-2013, 02:50 PM
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In ROTS you can see the spent shells from the turbolasers on the gundecks.
From what I can tell from the EU the turbolasers, and by extension most capital ship weapons, are explosive shells wrapped in energy to propel them at their target.
I think the ion canon however is energy so the Borg could adapt to it after a few shots, though reasonably it could instantly disable any cube it hits, the bigger question is can you remodulate a ion cannon?
Shells are old school baby, do phasers leave a large wastfull mess behind?
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