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Re: Brigade's SemFed designs

From: Jeff Miller <shadocat@p...>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 1999 15:59:45 -0800
Subject: Re: Brigade's SemFed designs

Oerjan Ohlson wrote:

> >
> > Interesting point. I tend to design my ships to what feels 'right',
> rather
> > than analysing the designs to provide the most efficient ships
> (unless I'm
> > playing a grudge match, in which case I can min-max with the best of
> > 'em  ...).
> Somehow it doesn't feel right to me that commercial shipping lines -
> *Jewish* commercial shipping lines, who have an age-old reputation to
> live up (down?) to ;-) - would shell out a lot of cash for a system
> which doesn't provide any real protection, when they could get at
> far better protection for a lower cost... <g>

Also, a Shield is a device tht needs maintenance and power increasing
costs.	Even if armor costed more, a merchant ship would probably go for
because of the lower operating costs.


Jeff Miller
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