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# 1 No Science ships for Romulans?
04-24-2013, 09:14 PM
So I must say. The whole expansion, legacy of Romulus = Awesome.
I mean I don't think there has been a single thing that has come out since I started
playing that has been better. Now that being said.

Where are the Science ships?I don't much care for the lower tier ships as we go through them so quickly, however at tier 5 there isn't a single science ship in the Romulan Fleet.

And if you claim the Ha?apax is science, well...your wrong. Sorry to put it bluntly.
A science ship is like a Nebula, Vesta, or Veranus. It must have a
commander level science to be considered a science. Putting a lot of consoles
that are science doesn't make it a science.

So i'll get off my soap box but I hope a dev notices this and maybe other true science
players or people who are willing to support the the supports so its noticed
that we don't yet have a ship.

I am willing to pay for it I just want one.
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# 2
04-24-2013, 09:39 PM
Things are not finalized yet. It's still a bit too early to say that the Romulan Warbirds will or won't have a couple with a science leaning.

I've actually been rather pleased with the Mogai having a nice slant towards science. From my experiences, Warbirds work very nicely in conjunction with tractor beams.

Granted, I think I'd rather see a boff layout like the patrol escort on the Mogai and a boff layout similar to a nebula on the D'Deridex. Those are the impressions I get with the canon and NPC versions of them, anyways.
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# 3
04-24-2013, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by szerontzur View Post
Things are not finalized yet. It's still a bit too early to say that the Romulan Warbirds will or won't have a couple with a science leaning.

I've actually been rather pleased with the Mogai having a nice slant towards science. From my experiences, Warbirds work very nicely in conjunction with tractor beams.

Granted, I think I'd rather see a boff layout like the patrol escort on the Mogai and a boff layout similar to a nebula on the D'Deridex. Those are the impressions I get with the canon and NPC versions of them, anyways.

I'm entirely anticipating that there will be a D'Deridex "3 pack", ala the Vesta pack that will have a Science-y version...
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# 4
04-24-2013, 10:57 PM
Geko said they are looking to make a Romulan science vessel seen on tng available some time after launch.
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# 5
04-24-2013, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by cryptkeeper0 View Post
Geko said they are looking to make a Romulan science vessel seen on tng available some time after launch.
http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Romulan_science_vessel

But yeah, depending on how well the launch goes - what the interest is in the Romulans - will determine what additional resources are allocated to them...
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# 6
04-25-2013, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by virusdancer View Post
But yeah, depending on how well the launch goes - what the interest is in the Romulans - will determine what additional resources are allocated to them...
Which is why they should be focusing on making the Romuln launch go well and make sure they can daw in as many players as possible.

I believe having a COMPLETE ship lineup is critical to this goal.
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# 7
04-25-2013, 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by virusdancer View Post
http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Romulan_science_vessel

But yeah, depending on how well the launch goes - what the interest is in the Romulans - will determine what additional resources are allocated to them...
I'm familiar with that hull... I think Star Trek Legacy called its class a Harpy. They also had a miniature D'deridex without the bottom wings called a Raptor.
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# 8
04-25-2013, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by cryptkeeper0 View Post
Geko said they are looking to make a Romulan science vessel seen on tng available some time after launch.
THIS^^^^

The current lineup is just to have something available for the beta testing. They're not placeholders, but the lineup isn't complete yet.
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# 9
04-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Yeah, the Ha'apax tier 5 warbird is supposed to be sci, I'm thinking the current layout is just a placeholder.

In the meantime, I'm fine with the limited number of lower tier ships, but would love some universal BoFF slots in there. Even if its a c-store version it would add some flexibility considering its more or less one ship per tier at the moment

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uni lt com for mogai
uni lt com for stock t4 d'deridex

please? pretty please?
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# 10
04-26-2013, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by ridingink View Post
Where are the Science ships?
Romulans fly warbirds not weak weapon toting, subsystem targeting science ships. Besides farmboys, unificationists and epohh taggers really have no use for ships like the Nebula or the Intrepid.
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