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Re: [FT] arcs in vector

From: Glenn m wilson <triphibious@j...>
Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2000 15:32:59 EDT
Subject: Re: [FT] arcs in vector

On Mon, 4 Sep 2000 15:02:44 -0400 "Laserlight" <>
>From: Barclay, Tom <>
>(Sound effects: gauntlet clanging on the deck):
>> Beth, I think the way to test this (down the road) would be for
>me and Chris
>> to create "limited arc" versions of a mid thrust fleet (NAC?)
>and you and
>> those who share your view to fight us using standard multi-arc
>NAC. In
>> theory, we'll have forces of the same mass (and probably
>roughly the same
>> point values) whose only distinction is the weapon layout.
>Fight this two or
>> three games and we should have a good idea of the value of the
>extra arcs.
>> Note, BTW, I didn't say have NO guns with more than 1 arc.
>Secondaries tend
>> to have 3 arcs. But your primaries only need 1 or at most 2
>arcs on MD4
>> ships.
>I'm up for that.  Beth, you (and your second) build the fleet;
>we'll take the single-arc version of whatever you build.  We can
>rework the designs here or you can have some third party do it.
>> And Chris, it's nice to have someone of roughly like mind....
>even if he is
>> a Reb! *grin*
>(mildly) I'm not a Rebel--I'm just in a Southerner in favor of
>observing the constitutional precedence of State over Federal
>government, and individuals over the State government.  Now, I
>grant you that involves opposing the big-government monolithic
>Federal doctrine instituted about 140 years ago--but I'm the one
>who's acting in accordance with the Constitution, therefore if
>anyone is rebelling against legitimate authority, it's the
>Northern Aggressor government.  (Yeeeeeeee-haaa!)
And the West Coast expatriate scratches his head wondering what they are
talking about...  Long live the shoulda been/coulda been Bear Flag
Republic!  <grin>

Even though I don't do FT (the third dimension is a stretch for yours
truly) let me know if this takes place anywhere near Saint Louis, MO,
USA, (my current place of exile) 'cause this I'd like to see!

Gracias, Triphibious/Glenn
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Not all Frogs are French, or even Human!
Nektons, be all the Marine you can be!
Resistance is EVERYTHING!

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