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Re: thrust-1 zigzag

From: stiltman@t...
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 20:27:13 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: thrust-1 zigzag

> >>Have you played with nova cannons much?  You _are_ aware that they
> >>three
> >>turns to hit anything at maximum range, right?  In three turns,
> >>can get out of the way if it's not completely parked.

> >Our group views Nova Cannons as "Siege" weapons.  Good in campaigns
> >involving outposts and such that can't move.  You are correct in
> >out that hitting moving targets with Nova Cannons can be difficult.
> Assuming a thrust 1 ship uses both its main drive and its push, it
> only has a maximum acceleration of just over four inches over three 
> turns(with vector movement).

The operative words in this comment, while they make it perfectly
are the ones in parenths.  ;)
 The Stilt Man
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