View Single Post
  #22  
Old May 1st, 2010, 10:11 AM
jars_u's Avatar

jars_u jars_u is offline
Sergeant
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: behind the keyboard
Posts: 225
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
jars_u is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Off Topic Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ed Kolis View Post
...if capital ships had little or even zero maneuverability, while fighters could zip around like crazy... would put more emphasis on the fleet formations and strategies...
I think that sounds like an excellent implementation. Would also allow firing arcs for capital ships to have meaningful repercussions for both design and combat strategies. Also if capital ships didn't "dog fight" as much as ships generally do in 4X games having a system where ship Captains are able to grant minor benefits (as sometimes seen in RTS, +1 defense, etc.) could help further tailor a players style.
__________________
"It is well that war is so terrible, else we should grow too fond of it." Robert E. Lee
Reply With Quote