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Re: Gunboat question for GBa (SL6 GB)

Dedicated PD ships don't really work out, since they mostly defend themselves, and not their targets, so everything that doesn't carry around that kind of PD is still vulnerable. Also, nothing but PD currently deals significant damage to GBs early on. Your 10 Db only get a BASV of 30, with some 20H...
by Xveers
on Sat 04 Jul 2020 03:49
 
Forum: Solar Starfire
Topic: Gunboat question for GBa (SL6 GB)
Replies: 14
Views: 15090

Re: Useless Weapons

The K weapons are one that definitely look weak up front. Crappy arcs, low damage, and shorter range compared to other LRW. While you're looking at fully turreted K weapons requiring a massive ship, broadside K require a FAR smaller ship (IIRC you can fit a Ke on a broadside heavy cruiser), and a br...
by Xveers
on Sat 04 Jul 2020 03:22
 
Forum: Solar Starfire
Topic: Useless Weapons
Replies: 10
Views: 12033

Re: Economic spread sheet

What kind of a to-do would you like? plugging data into the spreadsheet, running/managing a turn, something else?

Let me know. I'm sure that I can whip something up for you :)
by Xveers
on Sat 04 Jul 2020 03:05
 
Forum: Solar Starfire
Topic: Economic spread sheet
Replies: 31
Views: 31389

Re: Population for Sensors

At the start of the game, your colony has a range of 60 tH. That seems pretty bad for the cost. Even with Yca, the range is only 1 sH. I'm wondering if people build little outposts for that effect, like in the Ernie's Earthling Empire tutorial. I've done it before, but I did that on a planet in the...
by Xveers
on Wed 27 May 2020 23:18
 
Forum: Solar Starfire
Topic: Population for Sensors
Replies: 13
Views: 12156

Ultra (and broadly compatible with Solar) Low-tech ships

DeC Warships - (SL 1-5) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Forbin-class FG 22 HS / 27 TS [4] S×3A×3H(Ja)(Ja)Qa(Ja)(Ja)(Ja)QaMgLja [7/2] Trg: 1 Def: 0 Cost: 261.1 / 39.2 SL 1 {SOLAR} 16 HTK S×3 A×3 Lja×1 (70 MSP) ----------------------------------------------...
by Xveers
on Tue 19 May 2020 20:35
 
Forum: Starfire Unit Designs
Topic: Ultra (and broadly compatible with Solar) Low-tech ships
Replies: 0
Views: 5091

Re: General thoughts on rules

If you're looking at getting chits made, so long as you stick to a fairly common/standard format (which I believe the Starfire chits do) then you can save quite a bit on the tooling and production costs, and just have the per-unit printing and packing.
by Xveers
on Thu 14 May 2020 21:04
 
Forum: General
Topic: General thoughts on rules
Replies: 16
Views: 49716

Re: Advice for New Campaign?

Great to hear that things are moving along for you! I'll always say that don't be afraid to roll with the mistakes. One time I accidentally was buying a full new invasion army each month for about six months (because I misread the rules). So I spent about 6-7 times what I should have spent for an in...
by Xveers
on Sun 26 Apr 2020 21:22
 
Forum: Solar Starfire
Topic: Advice for New Campaign?
Replies: 5
Views: 15640

deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 142

We will accept nothing less... Office of the Chief Minister Chair of the Corporate Council Lowell City, Fenris Capital of the deWulf Corporate Democracy "What do we want?" "Victory!" "When do we want it?" "Now!" The crowd seethed through the square, a roiling ...
by Xveers
on Tue 24 Mar 2020 23:39
 
Forum: deWulf Universe
Topic: deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 142
Replies: 6
Views: 22591

Re: deWulf A-Z challenge~

Well, it's been a pretty busy month and change, just wanted to ping this one more time before I start tooling up to actually make this happen next month! If you want to toss a second or third word or phrase, feel free! There's plenty of slots...
by Xveers
on Wed 18 Mar 2020 02:09
 
Forum: deWulf Universe
Topic: deWulf A-Z challenge~
Replies: 5
Views: 17934

Re: deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 141

News Feed: Critical Mass *Catchy news jingle plays* From the very depths of space to the lowest streets of Fenris, deWulf State News brings the facts of the galaxy to your desk! *DSN News!* Good Evening, I’m Grant Eisen, filling in for Janeth Devries. In a shocking development, The Krak University S...
by Xveers
on Wed 18 Mar 2020 01:58
 
Forum: deWulf Universe
Topic: deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 141
Replies: 1
Views: 14433
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