Coneburst and Starburst

Discussion in 'General Wing Commander Chat' started by Hobbie, Mar 20, 2001.

  1. Bandit LOAF

    Bandit LOAF Long Live the Confederation!

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    No, you can... but that's because of the *nature* of the weapon, not the damage potential <G> It can damage lots of stuff at once -- but it doesn't do anywhere near as much as the mace in WC2.
     
  2. Mekt-Hakkikt

    Mekt-Hakkikt Mpanty's bane

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    But does it do enough damage to destroy, let's say a Longbow (or lots of Longbows if they are near enough)? I can imagine that you need more than one Mace now for Capships.
     
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    So it's the same weapon as in WC2, except that shields have improved in the meantime, right, so it doesn't do as much damage..?

    Or is a totally new version, with the same name? :confused:
     
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    It's just a cheaper version of the weapon in WC2.
     
  5. Mekt-Hakkikt

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    No, I think, from what LOAF said, that the warhead was decreased as well. That there were improvements in shield technology is quite obvious :p

    [Edited by Mekt-Hakkikt on 03-30-2001 at 19:02]
     
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    Oh, "decreased" as in "to make it cheaper"...
    Mmmhh, in the end, from what I'm hearing, it makes it quite a crappy weapon... ;)
     
  7. Bandit LOAF

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    ... a crappy weapon that can blow up multiple fighters at once, or cripple large capital ships. :)
     
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    can you destroy a destroyer with a single Mace in Wc4?
     
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    WOW! Really? In WC IV?
    Well then I assume that the version in WC2 can blow up a Fralthra in one shot... mmmmhhh? ;)
     
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    Why do you assume that? Did you take a class at the University of Completely Unrelated Assumptions? I think there's already a thread about what the WC2 mace does...

    But yes, the WC2 mace will destroy a Fralthra in one hit. This is, at one point, required -- when you take a Morningstar up against a pair of Fralthra.
     
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    Wow LOAF, you scared me for a while... ;)
     
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    Heh, I've always found it funny saying that. Destroying a destroyer. :)
     
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    Hehe, yes. Like fighting fighters...
     
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    ...and bombing bombe... wait, nevermind. ;)
     
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    There's always the myth of the Null-G Bomblets. :)
     
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    Yes, why not. They would be surely more efective than their WW2 counterparts. :)
    I wonder why they are called null-g and not zero-g bomblets...
     
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    "Zero-G" means something else. :)
     
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    I'm confused, how would the null-G bomblets be used?
     
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    You just drop them on capships.
     
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    Then they blow up.

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