Re: Re: Fighter Fixes was Re: Re: Re: [GZG] Revised Salvo Missiles Update
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 07:31:08 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Re: Re: Fighter Fixes was Re: Re: Re: [GZG] Revised Salvo Missiles Update
>From: Robert N Bryett
>That's one reason why I keep banging on about the evasion mechanism
eating away at the CEF of heavy missiles.
How about if HM got a bit more CEF? I agree with you that I'd like HM to
be long range weapons, not just channelizing (or as OA put it
"battlefield shaping") weapons.
>you have to invest heavily in PDS <snip> FCS are more versatile than
PDS though, so the effect might be less marked.
I think you'll still want to bring some PDS, but you won't need as many
as you do now.
>> I will almost certainly be able to avoid most or all [missiles]
>In our admittedly limited experience, that depends a *lot* on the
>target's thrust rating.
And the velocity. A Thrust 6 ship poking along at speed 4 isn't as safe
as a Thrust 2 ship at speed 24.
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