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Re: Needle Beams

From: "Sylvester" <Xveers@h...>
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 18:04:24 -0800
Subject: Re: Needle Beams

> I remember reading somewhere that they can only be used on surface
targets such as weapon turrets and engines.  Is this truly the case, or
am I 
> imagining this?  What about fire controls, screens, FTL drives, etc? 
Are they considered internal structures and thus immune to needle beam

The rule refers to internal criticals IE the reactor, life support, and
bridge. All other systems are fair game AFAIK. This means that
firecontrols, screens, FTL drives etc can be knocked out.

> If a needle beam misses it's designated target, but still causes
damage (rolled a 5) does this damage go against armor or directly to

Directly to the hull.

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