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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 139
# 161
02-14-2013, 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted by rachelj88 View Post
Like what I said earlier in the thread, kinda went quiet on the forums so I didn't follow it up.

Escorts with high Hull points should not have 5 tac consoles... period!
they can so easily tear up most ship classes regardless of their defence, Why?

Because most tactical Captains don't have to realyl spec into any other skills.
they can get higher critical shots, therefore being more deady, giving an Escort 5 tactical slots to stack 5xWeapon Consoles is completely un-balanced, especially when the closest a cruiser or an science vessel can get is 3 tac console slots.
I continue to say the same exact thing in all of these threads. My concern isn't the ship types, their stats (for the most part), weapon types, firing arcs or energy usage. It.s the ability to stack tac consoles w/o diminishing returns while eng and sci condoles do have) diminishing returns. Because of this, there is an inherent (an intended) disadvantage to cruisers and sci ships.

Remove the diminishing returns of sci and eng consoles, or add them to tac consoles. This will increase parity between the careers and ship types with minimal change to the game mechanics.