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# 5
02-18-2013, 08:01 AM
Originally Posted by hereticknight085 View Post
Just a quick comment:

Science powers are not space magic so much as distortion fields and gravimetric disturbances caused either by your ship's deflector/weaponry (you will notice your ship shoots a beam to cause a tyken's rift/gravity well).
Which is space magic. I know that there's a technobabble justification for it, but the actual effect is that you fire a random coloured beam to make some effect happen. It's space magic in STO, and it's space magic when they did it in the show- but at least in the show it wasn't nearly so magicky. And they fired all kinds of beams in the show.

Last edited by illcadia; 02-18-2013 at 08:12 AM.