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# 49
04-04-2013, 03:12 PM
Originally Posted by snoggymack22 View Post
I also feel like there's too many sub forums. Yet one thing I'd like to see return is the separate ship classification forums. I know. I'm contradicting myself. It's just I found the advice given back when it was a Cruiser, Escort, Science vessel separation to be a lot more focused. I am in favor of consolidating the mess as the index page is HUGE. But in the case of individual ship classes, I found you got better info about builds, choices, ships, etc when it was separated.
In regard to separate shipyard threads for factions, you said:

Originally Posted by snoggymack22 View Post
I understand and support the desire to consolidate forums. But for ship builds, that's one of the few things I feel separation makes the flow of information go much smoother. And why I suggested further separation. I think having that added separation helps people get expert advice quicker. If I want to know what console to use on a Vesta, or what hangar pet to use on a Vo'Quv, I want a quick, in depth, educated answer from someone who flies that ship already. Merging it all into one lump forum would muddy that quest for clarity. In my opinion.
So are you basically suggesting this:

- Federation
. . Escorts
. . Cruisers
. . Science Vessels
. . Carriers
- Klingon
. . BoP's
. . Raptors
. . Battlecruisers
. . Carriers and Support Vessels
- Romulan
. . Warbirds (?)

OR this:

- Escorts
. . Starfleet
. . KDF
- Cruisers
. . Starfleet
. . KDF
- Science Vessels
- Carriers
. . Starfleet
. . KDF
- Warbirds

I get what you're trying to say about separating builds, but do we really need to break them out by ship class AND faction?

I think a better organization would be something like this:

- Shipyards
. Escorts and Raptors
. Cruisers and Battlecruisers
. Science Vessels
. Birds of Prey
. Warbirds
. Carriers
. Cross-Faction (Lockbox)

Break out the unique classes into their own sub-forums and don't worry about faction. Most of the faction-related builds will end up in a faction-specific Gameplay sub-forum anyway.
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