Re: [GZG] [SG] Cracking Eggs with a Sledgehammer, was Power Armour with Shotguns
From: Brian B <brianbinor@g...>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 10:51:07 -0700
Subject: Re: [GZG] [SG] Cracking Eggs with a Sledgehammer, was Power Armour with Shotguns
On 10/7/05, John Atkinson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 10/7/05, Fred Schmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Without some kind of artificial gravity or inertia dampeners,
> > ship changed speed or made a sharp turn, wouldn't its crew become
> > salsa against the trailing bulkhead
> Unless they are strapped into acceleration couches.
> Amusing scenario:
> "Oh, look. Some idiot's attempted to board us."
> "I can play Silly Buggers too!"
> *Slams hard on the acceleration control for about 3 seconds.*
> "Send a cleanup crew."
> Seriously, a setting without artificial grav means boarding actions
> possible when the boarded vessel's engines are completely disabled.
Depending, of course, on how many G's the ship is capable of to begin
with, and how well prepared for such tactics the boarders are, using
Mag Boots, etc.
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