Best ship in EV

Which do you think is the best ship in EV? I mean, when you add stuff to a weak ship, it can get stronger then a Kestrel and stuff. But you can add things to Kestrels too... So which to do you think is the best? πŸ˜•
But I am not a newbie to EV, OKAY? πŸ˜„
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(This message has been edited by Rebel Manta (edited 01-07-2003).)

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Originally posted by Rebel Manta:
Which do you think is the best ship in EV? I mean, when you add stuff to a weak ship, it can get stronger then a Kestrel and stuff. But you can add things to Kestrels too... So which to do you think is the best?πŸ˜•
But I am not a newbie to EV, OKAY? πŸ˜„

REB CRUISER!!!

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The ship which the player flies, because it has an actual mind (ok, maybe I'm stretching that for some of you) controlling it.

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Originally posted by forge:
**The ship which the player flies, because it has an actual mind (ok, maybe I'm stretching that for some of you) controlling it.

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Good point, the ship is good if the player can use it right...

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Best ship, like they said...
I have a certain affection for the Manta though. It handles sooo smothly and with a few upgrades it can actually do good as well. I mean, it can (almost) take hits from three missiles allready and I love the swivel lasers.

Swivel Turret lasers rule the skies. Swivel + good manoeuverability > 360Β° Turrets any day.
No more "I'm targeting the right ship and it's basically frozen in spac, but still the turrets won't hit!"

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Here's something funny: System 7.5.2

I thought that any ship you have is the best, but maybe Rebel Manta is the best even though it only has a few missles... It just isn't good at man-to-man fight. I didn't save the game in which I got a Rebel Cruiser, so I'm back to being a Manta I guess! I'll get some upgrades and try it. πŸ™‚

You could say I'm kind of new to a Reb Manta since I always got Rebel Cruiser. I just thought I might try Manta out, and I'm really used to it now.

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Originally posted by forge:
**The ship which the player flies, because it has an actual mind (ok, maybe I'm stretching that for some of you) controlling it.

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Heh heh heh.
In EVO I got to deadly in the shuttle, w/o using any cheats and using more than the Monty Python. It was upgraded to three blaze cannons and a fuel scoop. Then I bought another ship, blew up a Voinian frigate and got to Ultimate.

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A shuttle? :eek: In EV and EVO, I tried that, but shuttles are so weak... so I always started fighting with Scoutships. What was the name for the ship Captain Hector had in EVO? I was going to start fighting the Voinians with that ship, but it took a REAL long time to get it since I was so lousy at missions. πŸ˜„

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(quote)Originally posted by Rebel Manta:
**A shuttle?:D

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Originally posted by Blackdog:
**Feh, don't believe the hype. Anyone can get to Ultimate in a shuttle just by getting the last hit on battling capital ships.

The best ship in EV?

Why, the Defender, of course! πŸ˜„

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You can even just by battleing small ships, just enough of them because it goes by the amount of people you kill, thats why the ones with larger crews give you a higher combat rating faster.

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Originally posted by The_Kc3:
**You can even just by battleing small ships, just enough of them because it goes by the amount of people you kill, thats why the ones with larger crews give you a higher combat rating faster.

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Maybe that's why I said capital ships? Are you planning to take out 25600 individual Kraits?

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Hehehehehehe. In EVO, I would say the Igadazra. In EV. I will say the ALien Cruiser

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Originally posted by kauthor:
**Hehehehehehe. In EVO, I would say the Igadazra. In EV. I will say the ALien Cruiser

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Igazra doesn't have more than a few dozen crew. Cruisers are a better bet.

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Actually, I was referring to Voinian Frigates in Dogovor.

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Rebel Cruiser, Easy. πŸ˜‰

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Originally posted by kauthor:
**Hehehehehehe. In EVO, I would say the Igadazra. In EV. I will say the ALien Cruiser

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But Alien Cruisers are real weak at times, and your alien fighters usually turn against you. :rolleyes:

pp,
I'd say Rebel Manta. Or Reb Destroyer, or Rebel Cruiser... I'm used to all, especially Rebel Cruiser. πŸ˜„

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The Reberate Destruiser

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Originally posted by Zax:
**The Reberate Destruiser

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Da wat? πŸ˜„

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Originally posted by Zax:
**The Reberate Destruiser

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Indeed. Although personally I prefer the Confederal Friguiser or Corvestrel.

My favourite ship in Escape Velocity has always, and will always, be the Lightning. It's comparatively weak enough that the game is more challenging than if you were, say, flying around in a Rebel destroyer, Rebel cruiser or Kestrel (those three having to be the three most powerful vessels in the hands of a player), where there's next to no element of strategy required.

I tend to modify a Lightning to be used as a long-term craft, with laser cannons and javelin rockets coupled with extensive upgrades, though I have tremendous respect for the AI versions of these craft: ever since I made my own ΓΌber fighter called the Eclipse, piloted it myself and fell to two Lightnings, and when I played a plug-in where I saw a Lightning take out somebody else's ΓΌber fighter. The combination of laser cannons (superior to proton cannons), javelin rockets, heavy rockets and missiles on a fighter-bomber is quite terrifying.

I had a brief affair with a Rapier using EV MAGMA (can't stand how they normally look), but it turned out that with a layer of tritanium, I was essentially invincible, which took all the fun out of it. Wasting about twenty destroyers, frigates and both government cruisers without landing was kinda' fun, but still...

In conclusion, I vote Raphtning.

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Originally posted by SilverDragon:
**Indeed. Although personally I prefer the Confederal Friguiser or Corvestrel.

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That was so funny! πŸ˜„ But why vote on Confed Frigate? πŸ˜›

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