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# 1 Galaxy-X Saucer Sep
06-28-2012, 02:17 AM
I haven't heard anything about the Galaxy-X getting saucer separation in awhile. Anyone know if it is still in the works?
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# 2
06-28-2012, 02:50 AM
Haven't heard a peep from Cryptic on this for quite a while now. I'm also curious what happened.
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# 3
06-28-2012, 02:53 AM
Some random dev, who didn seem too important was on STOked and told them that it had been shelfed for a undetermined amount of time because there were tech issues.
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# 4
06-28-2012, 05:10 AM
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Originally Posted by anazonda View Post
Some random dev, who didn seem too important was on STOked and told them that it had been shelfed for a undetermined amount of time because there were tech issues.
I hope they come back to it. This feature would make me seriously consider picking up the Dreadnaught.
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# 5
06-28-2012, 05:17 AM
Why?

Saucer Separation would do nothing to increase the abilities of the dreadnought. Increasing it's turn radius really wouldn't fix anything either. It's a large slow turning megadeath machine. But there are very viable ways to get around the lunar orbit speed of it's turn radius and wreck your opponents.

It's not canon, the original dreadnought didn't do it and most likely couldn't because of the spinal lance. The spinal lance was added in such a way they'd have to cut an entirely new section of the saucer out for it to separate correctly.

Saucer separation pets are retarded and die easily. The scripting they use while at least it works, can't be controlled and the saucer separated pet tends to die very quickly due to severely decreased stats.

So again, I ask why even bother having or wanting saucer sep for the dreadnought?

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# 6
06-28-2012, 05:26 AM
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Originally Posted by daiouvegeta2 View Post
Why?

Saucer Separation would do nothing to increase the abilities of the dreadnought. Increasing it's turn radius really wouldn't fix anything either.
Your conclusion is wrong. It would fix the uselessness of dual heavy cannons on the dreadnought.
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