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# 111
02-18-2013, 08:21 PM
Originally Posted by zeuxidemus001 View Post
One word... Lockbox
2 more
Not happening.
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# 112
02-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Originally Posted by kyuui13 View Post
2 more
Not happening.
Could be right but something like Stahl's proud announcement for 3rd Anniversary in his grand speel. "KDF Content was enhanced with the Bortasqu'"

I was able to use my time ship (out of the lockbox) to discover the 4th and 5th Anniversary status of the KDF.

4th Anniversary "The KDF was enhanced with K'maj. The Fifth Anniversary "KDF purged from the game and battle cloaks sold in lockboxes to the Federation".

KDF Players were given a tribble that barks at you if you had anything that was kdf as part of the dedication to the KDF faction.

Last edited by zeuxidemus001; 02-18-2013 at 08:29 PM.
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# 113
02-18-2013, 08:46 PM
Originally Posted by psymantis View Post
No need for ignorance.

The quote might be an extreme example but the message stands; if an issue is affecting lots of people but not you the issue still stands. If you don't have empathy for others don't expect them to have empathy when you need it.
I don't care how you justify it, its just wrong.
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# 114 Supercharged CANNUNZ
02-18-2013, 10:17 PM
The ships: They look awesome

Will I buy them: FOR SURE - zen ready


Which version?: Dev blog 38 - need to check that out - hopefully tomorrow

Overall: AWESOME

Good job Jam - The ships look superb (all three versions)

Hopefully their stats and special abilities live up to their looks!!

Side weapon slots: PLEASE this be the ship
In game: @vividh
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# 115
02-18-2013, 10:54 PM
Originally Posted by zeuxidemus001 View Post
One word... Lockbox
not likely since these are Andorian ships they will be a Z-store item
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# 116
02-18-2013, 11:16 PM
Originally Posted by meurik View Post
Ooooh, good cover...

180+ pages of (mostly) negative feedback about the Fleet Mark removal, over 1800 replies. And no further update from Mr Stahl on when/if Fleet Marks would be reinstated, or increased elsewhere.

NEWSFLASH!! Waiting 1 day is a travesty. Waiting several days/weeks/months is completely f---ing UNACCEPTABLE.

(So glad I quit funding this game with real cash)
and so lies the problem with so many people thinking they HAVE to use real money in this game, yes its faster to get zen but its not needed, I'm tired of trying to tell people money is not required to play or buy stuff in-game if you choose to do that its your choice but I learned long ago (like when F2P hit) the it was not needed and I get my items the other way

good looking ships Jamz keep up the good work
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# 117
02-18-2013, 11:28 PM
Originally Posted by firekeeperhu View Post
i think you're quite alone with this problem... i flew galaxy with my tank engineer captain and it was just fine. a bit slow i can give that, but every cruiser is slow for Christ's sake... i liked it's boff and console park too. now i fly a fleet advanced heavy crusier retro, and that's really great too. the playing style i need to fill the role of the tank is naturally different from what i used to play as in my escorts, but i find tanking also fun. and i have also have a healer sci, so i've played every "classic" rpg gamestyle in this game...
Initially i didn't want ot answer to this, but i think it fits somehow to the OP subject.

You are seriously saying that the Exploration Cruiser is on par with the T5 Excelsior or the even Z-Store Regent for example?
Of course if you like passive and boring ships then the Exploration Cruiser refit is exactly the right ship for you, heck even the Ambassador Class is a monster compared to it!
(for me that just another sign of how much they want to punish TNG and galaxy Class fans.)

Even the devs seem to have understood that the less firepower a ship has the less useful it is in STO. I'm not saying the devs should buff the Exploration Cruiser Refit to make it on par with the Odyssey but at least it shouldn't feel like a punishment for Galaxy Class fans. I use the Exploration Crusier myself a lot and althrough i am not a masochist, i wonder sometimes why i even bother to equip it with weapons at all.
Making such an popular (outside of STO) and iconic ship the worst ship in the game is just evil IMHO.
They should just make it's Sci Lt and Eng. Ensign universal and give it a additional tactical console, that can't be too much, since it would still turn like an oil tanker.

Every Cruiser turns slow, according to Crypitc yes... but it doesn't make sense in any other way. I mean they wouldn't be able to do escort like damage if they could turn faster, but they wouldn't be that boring and annoying to fly.

With the presentation of those Andorian ships the devs just show how much they despise Starfleet ship designs, if you look at how boring, unflexible and passive they made them. They are just another step further to Escort Onlines perfection. I wonder if the devs have ever seen anything else than Star Wars or the war story arc of DS9.

At first glance i thought all three ships where just one but from a different angle. Lol.
For me this game detaches more and more from Star Trek looks, if i look at these ships. I mean, STO never had much Star Trek feeling, but these ships look more like if Klingons had conquered Star Wars, lol.

I hope to see all of you out in space soon, hopefully sporting one of these fantastic escorts, letting those cannons spit out destruction upon anything in your firing arc.

Ian ?JamJamz? Richards
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Yeah welcome to Escorts Online, which has nothing to do with Star Trek except the name, i wish you fun too!

... i think i get headarche again...
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# 118
02-19-2013, 04:49 AM
We had a 3 pack for cruiser and science, makes sense they would do one for escorts next.. :p
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# 119
02-19-2013, 05:09 AM
It's an Escort but the question is: will it be more like the Defiant or the Armitage?
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# 120
02-19-2013, 05:30 AM
Looks like a Klingon ship to me. Let's make it part of a little-known Andorian faction that signed up with the Empire...
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