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by ZiMMy
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Favorite Parts of FTL
Replies: 21
Views: 13376

Re: Favorite Parts of FTL

In FTL winning is fun, losing is fun, the gameplay itself is fun, even when you don't win.
by ZiMMy
Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: Beating the game in the Zoltan cruiser (without hull damage)
Replies: 10
Views: 9297

Re: Beating the game in the Zoltan cruiser (without hull dam

2x Defense Drones I are much better than Defense II.
by ZiMMy
Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Mod Development
Topic: [TOOL]FTLEdit: FTL Ship editor [v0.95 11th Jan] Open source!
Replies: 459
Views: 355816

Re: [TOOL]FTLEdit: FTL Ship editor [v0.88] (Please test!)

BUG: Doesn't exit when closing window or pressing ALT+F4 (starting window).
Also "create from scratch" button throws an unhandled exception if can't find blueprints.xml.
by ZiMMy
Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: What is your favourite ship - and why?
Replies: 138
Views: 143299

Re: What is your favourite ship - and why?

CrazyDave wrote:Other than that... Probably the Crystal B. Nothing boards quite like a Crystalman, and since you have cloak, your only early problems will come from drone ships.

... and Zoltan ships.
by ZiMMy
Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: How to improve the FTL forums:
Replies: 2
Views: 3486

Re: How to improve the FTL forums:

We need vBulletin or IPB.
The furum engine we have now lacks toooooooooooooooo many functions.
by ZiMMy
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: Technical Support and Bugs
Topic: Weapons stop charging when enemy ship cloaks
Replies: 7
Views: 4168

Re: Weapons stop charging when enemy ship cloaks

UltraMantis wrote:There is an aug that allows your weapons to work normally, i forgot what it's called...

No, there isn't. Maybe you meant Stealth Weapons aug, but it is a completely different thing.
by ZiMMy
Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Why doesn't Cloak go off CD after a battle
Replies: 25
Views: 14791

Re: Why doesn't Cloak go off CD after a battle

It would be less boring if time wasn't paused when looking at the map or checking ship systems. You take stock of your current situation while the cloak recycles. And i'f you're me you still probably jump too soon :D and into asteroids :roll: Oh no, it would be very bad if you are in battle and wan...
by ZiMMy
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: What is the best way to use Cloak?
Replies: 3
Views: 4828

Re: What is the best way to use Cloak?

The best time is when enemy missiles (or other weapons if your shields down) are flying, when the flagship is activating power surge and when you have boarders/fires/breaches which you need time to deal with (if enemy weapons are too painful for your ship). There is absolutely no point of activating...
by ZiMMy
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Technical Support and Bugs
Topic: Weapons stop charging when enemy ship cloaks
Replies: 7
Views: 4168

Re: Weapons stop charging when enemy ship cloaks

Well, than imagine that weapons don't "charge", but "aim" on the enemy's ship.
by ZiMMy
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Best ship? [POLL]
Replies: 34
Views: 28587

Re: Best ship? [POLL]

Parnassus wrote:Kestrel A
Stealth Cruiser A/B
Engi Cruiser A
Rock Cruiser A/B

Each use a completely different tactic but these are the ones that can reliably breeze through early/mid game and defeat the boss on normal difficulty.

Stealth can reliably breeze through early game? Are you serious?