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by vontasben
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Best Weapon Combos
Replies: 115
Views: 216678

Re: Best Weapon Combos

Vulcan Cannon, Ion Blast 2 (the one with the 4 sec cooldown) and Heavy Laser is a pretty effective way to spend your 8 weapon slots.
The ion blast takes care of shields, heavy laser gives some early damage and then the vulcan cannon shreds the enemy ship once it has a few charges.
by vontasben
Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Advanced Edition: First impressions thread
Replies: 130
Views: 76286

Re: Advanced Edition: First impressions thread

Can't decide which is my favourite new thing;

1)Vulcan cannons and weapon pre-igniter
2)Return to stations

Both are totally awesome, for very different reasons
by vontasben
Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: What's your favourite Weapon/System/Sub-System?
Replies: 35
Views: 31910

Re: What's your favourite Weapon/System/Sub-System?

Drone Recovery Arm is awesome.

Almost completely removes the scrap cost of drones (and they are expensive) making the "do I launch 1 drone or two" decision really easy. Launch everything, take less damage, recover drones, move on.
by vontasben
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Unlocking new ships is way too difficult
Replies: 50
Views: 31362

Re: Unlocking new ships is way too difficult

I was finding it way too hard to unlock new ships. I'd unlocked the Kestrel and Torus variants but no other hulls in my first 51 playthroughs. Then on no. 52 I unlocked the Slug and Zoltan ships as well as my first win, unlocking the Federation Cruiser. Was getting really fed up that I hadn't got an...
by vontasben
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Your dumbest FTL moments
Replies: 68
Views: 49950

Re: Your dumbest FTL moments

I lost all the starting crew for my Zoltan ship after fixing a hull breach and opening all doors to equalise the atmosphere.
This worked perfectly, but as there was another hull breach I hadn't found (nebula, so no sensors) everyone suffocated :(