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by jfpOne23
Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:21 am
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Engi-Ship - Startingtips ?
Replies: 19
Views: 39879

Re: Engi-Ship - Startingtips ?

Here's what I've got: First, auto-target the weapons with the ion beam. There's not much point in auto-targeting the shields. Why? Because at one point of shields, hitting the shields with an ion beam takes them down and disables them anyway. Second, yes, set the drone to attack. But keep your eyes...
by jfpOne23
Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 Noob questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5501

Re: Several Noob questions

Q: The "Repair Arm" augumentation: It says it "repairs the hull" but you lose 15% of scrap from every encounter. Is this thing worthwhile? Is it a full repair or only a single block at a time kind-of-thing?
by jfpOne23
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 Noob questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5501

Re: 2 Noob questions

Thanks for the quick answers gents! And another (I'm actively playing :-) ):

Q4: I just got a "Boarding Drone" as a gift for rescuing another ship. Do I need a "Transporter" in order to utilize it?
by jfpOne23
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 Noob questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5501

Re: 2 Noob questions

Ah thanks...and another question:

Q: Do ALL crew members at a particular station (in the engine room for instance) get experience while in there and a task is performed? Same with Repair...does everyone in the room help with repairs during or after a combat?
by jfpOne23
Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 Noob questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5501

2 Noob questions

Great game, just bought it yesterday on Steam and already killing hours. Looking forward to new DLC lovin' :-) Q1: Do the Rebels keep creeping up on me even as I sit in a system repairing? Or do they basically creep just every time I jump? Q2: I freed a "Mantis" slave, and it says he has 2...