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Re: More Fleet Book errata

From: "Oerjan Ohlson" <oerjan.ohlson@t...>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:18:26 +0100
Subject: Re: More Fleet Book errata

Samuel Reynolds 

> >> The second is the Assault Transport on p. 42.
> >> It is listed as TMF:120, NPV:377. However, the ship
> >> as shown would be 316 Points, with 6 mass unused.
> >
> >Um... no, 351 points with 6 mass unused. You've forgotten to pay for
> >troop quarters and one of the three mass 1 weapons here. 
> Huh? There's only *one* mass-1 weapon: a single class-1 beam
> battery.

PDS are weapons as well (at least they're able to inflict damage on both
fighters and starships...), and there are 2 of those :-/
> I mis-typed that number; it should have been 319 points,
> not 316. 

>  Cargo Space		T8 T8 T8 T8	32	0

Ah, true. My fault - Jon originally wanted to charge design points for
cargo space, but he gave in eventually. I forgot that :-/

> I assumed that the landers weren't included, since other
> hangars (fighter bays) in the FB were priced empty.

You can't include fighters in the carrier costs, since there's no fixed
cost for a fighter squadron, but landing craft always costs 2xMass.
Should've been noted in the design box, though.

> If I add the cost of the landers:
>  Mass 5 Lander		(4)		-	40
>					----	----
>					114	377
> So I guess the landers make up the difference, so the
> FB listing appears to be missing the screen generator.

Seems likely, yes.

> Guess I need to add "interface vehicle" to my Designer.

And an option to include the various fighter types, perhaps?


Oerjan Ohlson

"Life is like a sewer.
  What you get out of it, depends on what you put into it."
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