Frog Blast the Vent Core!
space forces still, he commanded the flight of raptors that planted the remote detonated porcupine mines near the central jump point
Cerebus Shipping, but close enoughWedge009 said:Purely off the top of my head: Lynch Mining, Lynch Enterprise and Cerberus Group. I'm probably wrong, though.
I went through the list of random employers in Privateer at least once. I know there was a "Cerebus" company, but there was definitely also a "Cerberus" company too. I remember thinking that was an interesting re-use of the name in SO when I first noticed it.Viper61 said:Cerebus Shipping, but close enough
If you want to get technical, a light corvette was taken out by Kilrathi bombers as it approached the out-system jump point. As for in orbit of McAuliffe, the heavy carrier Coral Sea bought it after taking some hits from Kilrathi bombers.Dundradal said:What was the first confederation ship destroyed at the Battle of McAuliffe and how was it destroyed?
Ah, I always assumed the Java and the ship Lt. Cmdr Olsen refered to on page 253 (a light corvette) was the same ship, but on closer review of what was actually said, its possible (and probable) they were different vessels.Death said:That may have been the plan, but that's not how the actual attack kicked off. The first sign, within the McAuliffe system, of the attack was the picket ship Java (not identified by class, but picket duty is a traditional corvette task, in wet navies and TCN), which transmitted "This is picket ship Java. Repeat, picket ship Java. A Kilrathi battleship has just come through Jump Point Alpha. Christ! It's opening up on us. It's..." (p241, initial 1998 printing, 6th paragraph)
This was asked and answered before, so I'm kindda cheating, but it was several bottles of good Scotch, twelve-year old single malts.Softball question: What drink of Hunter's was confiscated on his visit to Firekka, before the kats showed up in the Firekka system in force?
Ah! Good thread to bring back--I missed it because it's in the off-topic zone, though. We should probably move it over to Wing Commander...So... What are the 8 Confed fighters that do not share their names with real life aircraft?