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Question: What is your favorite ship to fight with in UQM?
Chmmr Avatar   -0 (0%)
Ilwrath Avenger   -0 (0%)
Supox Blade   -1 (6.7%)
Chenjesu Broodhome   -0 (0%)
Earthling Cruiser   -2 (13.3%)
Kzer-Za Dreadnought   -0 (0%)
Umgah Drone   -0 (0%)
Spathi Eluder   -2 (13.3%)
Pkunk Fury   -0 (0%)
Androsynth Guardian   -0 (0%)
VUX Intruder   -0 (0%)
Utwig Jugger   -0 (0%)
Kohr-Ah Marauder   -1 (6.7%)
Druuge Mauler   -0 (0%)
Orz Nemesis   -0 (0%)
Syreen Penetrator   -0 (0%)
Mycon Podship   -0 (0%)
Slylandro Probe   -1 (6.7%)
Shofixti Scout   -0 (0%)
Arilou Lalee'lay Skiff   -2 (13.3%)
Zoq-Fot-Pik Stinger   -0 (0%)
Yehat Terminator   -1 (6.7%)
Thraddash Torch   -1 (6.7%)
Melnorme Trader   -2 (13.3%)
Mmrnmhrm X-Form   -2 (13.3%)
Total Voters: 15

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Favorite Ships
« on: May 16, 2018, 01:58:23 am »

Alphabetical by ship name. Just an interesting experiment Iv'e always wondered about.
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Re: Favorite Ships
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 04:20:19 am »

Spathi. I like being chased and firing B.U.T.T.s
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Re: Favorite Ships
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 07:48:02 am »

The Melnorme Trader. After a zillion bouts of net melee, it feels like the ship with the most depth. Fights when playing as (or against) Melnorme are almost always varied and interesting.

AI Trader ships aren't very much fun to fight, on the other hand. The bot has crackerjack aim but it's easy to fake out, and it maneuvers foolishly. Consequently, most people reading this won't be able to relate to my appreciation of this ship.
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Re: Favourite Ships
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 09:01:54 am »

Depends strongly on opponent..

Against the CPU, in melee, I often take the Blade (not vs. the Marauder).

In-game, it's nearly always the BumpingTool/Vindicator/Mothership.
It gets overpowered early with my style of mining the northern Ilwrath systems first (and using Fwiffo for blowing up the Avengers), then one visit to the Melnorme, and 'lo, the ship has its Shiva furnaces and Hellbore canons.
No more need for anything else. Until I need to fight the "Great Trophy".
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Re: Favorite Ships
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 04:02:47 pm »

I really like the pace of the Cruiser.

Not the strongest ship, of course, but I like flying it.
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Re: Favorite Ships
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2018, 04:43:40 pm »

The Melnorme Trader. After a zillion bouts of net melee, it feels like the ship with the most depth. Fights when playing as (or against) Melnorme are almost always varied and interesting.

AI Trader ships aren't very much fun to fight, on the other hand. The bot has crackerjack aim but it's easy to fake out, and it maneuvers foolishly. Consequently, most people reading this won't be able to relate to my appreciation of this ship.

Agreed. It's ship that's fun to fly and has a chance to win in any fight.
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2018, 12:41:40 am »

I really like the pace of the Cruiser.

Not the strongest ship, of course, but I like flying it.

I feel the same. It is very tactical. You have time and distance enough to think and plan just a bit. And with its limitations you really have to.
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