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Black_Knyght September 30th, 2008 10:03 PM

Ship Sizes
 
I'm considering revamping the generally ship/hull sizes in the mod I'm working on, and maybe even adding some additional types.

What I'd like to do here is pose an open question, in order to get a general overview of how others see the ship/hull sizes:

Taking into account the inclusion of SEIV Neo-Standard, what would you rate the various ships classes at in terms of Tonnage?


Scout
Escort
Corvette
Frigate
Destroyer
Hvy Destroyer
Lt Cruiser
Cruiser
Heavy Cruiser
Battlecruiser
Battleship
Dreadought
Hvy Dreadnought
Juggernaut
Baseship
Hvy Baseship




also possibly -

Small Worldship
Medium Wroldship
Large Worldship
Interceptor (small, fast ship designed to intercept enemies)
Attack Cruiser
Tactical Cruiser
Stealth Cruiser
Defense Cruiser
Small Drone
Medium Drone
Large Drone

Ironmanbc October 1st, 2008 07:00 PM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
I think we have enuff shipsize's now, but we can do it for SE5 neo-shipsets

Ironmanbc October 1st, 2008 07:14 PM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
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Black_Knyght October 1st, 2008 07:56 PM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
In truth, I wasn't planning to ADD more ship sizes to Neo-Standard, but rather use some of the existing images to fill in for those TYPES instead. The idea was that in addition to the NS Hulls, I'd have a handful of "special" types with enhanced abilities based on their special duties.

Ironmanbc October 1st, 2008 09:06 PM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
ah then do it :)

Black_Knyght October 1st, 2008 11:33 PM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
That's the plan ;)

Mostly, I was just fishing for a generalized sense of size and proportion from the SEIV community at large, seeing what'd appeal overall as it were.

Atrocities October 7th, 2008 12:53 AM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
A lot of time the term super or such doesn't mean the ship is larger, just means its more heavily armored or has increased fire power. Sherman tank, Super Sherman. (Same tank, but the super tank has larger weapons better armor, stronger motor. same size.)

Black_Knyght October 9th, 2008 01:21 AM

Re: Ship Sizes
 
Okay - now for some suggestions from the audience....;)

I'm curious what "Special" category ship type/hulls would make an interesting additions? And why?

So far possible considerations are:

Stealth Cruiser
Attack ( or Tactical ) Cruiser
Defense Cruiser
Man-o-War
Stealth Scout
Exploration Cruiser ( or Explorer )


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