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RE: [FT] Starfire Bug designs

From: "Robertson, Brendan" <Brendan.Robertson@d...>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 09:04:15 +1100
Subject: RE: [FT] Starfire Bug designs

I haven't ready Insurrection or Crusade yet (only found out they were
starfire novels last friday).
Must have got my wires crossed when I dug out "IDG" last week & was
the ship stuff.

Back to the drawing board I guess.  (I might run a web warp point
later this year with the downscaled ships)

Neath Southern Skies -
[Pirates] Dame Captain Washalot
[MKW2] Admiral Peter Rollins - Task Force Zulu-Beta
[Firestorm] Battletech PBeM GM

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Oerjan Ohlson []
> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 4:10 AM
> Here we go again... If I sound snappish, it's because of that year and
> a half I spent playtesting the Starfire module :-/
> Robertson, Brendan wrote:
> >Reading through the novel again about the Auger SDN, it describes
> >them as capital forces beams that ignore shields;
> It describes them explicitly as being armed with capital primary
> The Starfire "capital primary beam" is a weapon with somewhat shorter
> range than a capital force beam, but which punches a 2"-hole through
> the target, destroying the one system it hits but inflicting very
> little hull damage (unless they hit something - eg. magazines - which
> could blow up): 
> Primaries also ignore armour completely. The closest thing to this in

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