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Re: Thoughts on FT

From: Mikko Kurki-Suonio <maxxon@s...>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 1997 03:18:08 -0500
Subject: Re: Thoughts on FT

On Fri, 4 Apr 1997, Brian Bell wrote:

> > Which weapons ignore armor? The same ones that ignore screens except

> > railguns and scatterpacks? 
> Only needle attacks & EMP attacks ignore armor.

Ahem. Wave guns explicitly ignore armor. What about Nova 
cannon? Missiles: If armor DOES work, how? Subpacks and Pulse Torps
were published before armor rules, which makes this bit fuzzy.
> 5+. The reason heavy fighters get a bonus agianst *DAF is that the
> uses weapons that have less damage potential (they do =zero= damage
> ships). The C-bat is heavy enough to damage ships and just bairly
> enough to act in a *DAF roll. The heavier firepower negates the
> armor of the heavy fighter, but loss of targeting agility still makes
4 a
> miss.

I'll buy that...
> 270 degrees. "any ships that FINISH their movement within 6" of an
> missile (and NOT in the missile's REAR arc) may be attacked by that
> missile..." (p.3 MT)

AND a few paragraphs later: "When a ship ENDS its plotted movement
6" of an active missile..." Not a word about arcs.
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