The DD-TC Split Fleet Specifications

The DDTC ships in the Split fleet

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The DD-TC Split Fleet Specifications

Postby Hieronymos » Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:31 pm

EDIT: 5/9/09 T'Loth proposal
EDIT: 5/8/09 Naga & G'Quan proposals
EDIT: 4/8/09 added Split Banded Krait TM (Krait's TM variant) proposal; also tweaked Krait's specs to allow for external docking for 2 fighters; rewrote both Krait/B.Krait's readme's.
EDIT: 3/27/09 slightly tweaked Cottonmouth YT-1300 proposal; pasted it into this thread.
EDIT: 3/26/09 Watermoccassin TP proposal
EDIT: 2/26/09 Mastodon proposal..must say I really like the Mastodon readme :wink:
EDIT: 2/21/09 did Anaconda/Sp.Cobra proposal
EDIT: 2/20/09 just finished proposal for 2 Cylons.
The DD-TC Split Fleet:

Ships with finished spec proposals denoted by a :arrow:

:arrow: M1 G'Quan: Tough 72-fighter, 9Gj shielded, ImprovedVanilla Fleet Carrier
:arrow: M2 T'Loth: M2/M1 Hybrid. Incredible turning radius for an M2; plus advanced weapon options.
:arrow: M7 "Naga" Heavy Strike Frigate. An Improved Vanilla version of Tiger.
:arrow: M6+ Spitting Cobra (let's please change this. Is Anaconda ok? Hybrid M6+ Flak/Jager
:arrow: M3 Cylon Raider mk1: A-kyon armed M3 class Interceptor
:arrow: M4 Cylon Raider mk2: A-kyon armed M4 class Interceptor
:arrow: M4+ Venom: a Medium Fighter
:arrow: Split Mastodon TL Class Heavy Assault Lifter (formerly Hulk): a TL/M2 Hybrid. Tough. Powerful. Expensive.
:arrow: TP Cottonmouth YT-1300 (formerly Geocoxxyx): using the 'Pirate Renegade YT-1300' specs: a TP/M3 Hybrid Assault TP.
:arrow: TS Superfreighter Krait: big, beefy TSF with external docking for 2 fighters
:arrow: TM Banded Krait: big, Hybrid TM/TSF with internal docking for 8 fighters.
:arrow: TP Watermoccassin: well-armed, roomy TP: viewtopic.php?f=35&t=543&p=2910#p2910
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The Cylons

Postby Hieronymos » Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:30 am

Spec revision for the 2 Cylon fighters:

Split Cylon Raider, mk1 M4 Class Medium Fighter:
Price: Cr. 1,093,726. [98% of Scorpion Sentinel's: avg]
Speed: 259.2m/s [above average]
Steering: 54.32 [average]
Shields: 3
Shield Type: 5Mj [=15Mj: above average]
Shield Generator: 115 [same as other Scorpion models]
Hull: 4,950 [almost M4+ level]
Hardpoints: 1: Main.
Weapons: 4: Main 4x: IRE,PAC,PRG,MD,PBE,A-kyon,EMPC,EEMPC.
Laser Charge: 2,950 [same as Scorp Proto.]
Laser Recharge: 75 [same as Scorp Proto.]
Cargo: 126M [above avg]
Hangar: 0
Marines: 0
Missles: same as Scorpion Prototype

Ship Description: “Released by the Rhonkar Testing Institute just after the legendary Scorpion Prototype, the new Split Cylon Raider mk1 M4 class Medium Fighter is a revolutionary Interceptor built to carry the mysterious and powerful Kha'ak Alpha-Kyon beam weapon, and can also use black market Terran EMPC's. Rumored to be alien in nature, the Cylon Raider series certainly looks unlike any past Split designs. The M4 Cylon uses the same advanced shield and weapons generators as the Scorpion Prototype, but is not nearly as fast, sacrificing speed for considerably stronger shielding. When her four hardpoints are armed with Alpha-kyons as intended, the M4 Cylon is the premier light and medium fighter hunter in the Split Fleet. However, with Split reverse-engineered Alpha-kyons in notoriously short supply, the M4 Cylon must often settle for less effective conventional weaponry, seriously compromising potential combat effectiveness.”

COMMENTS: Considering how useless the M4 class has become in XTC, the M4 Cylon is meant to provide decent value. With Kyons, she's perhaps the most useful DD-TC M4. Without them, she's..still above average.

Done: Complete as per above specs (also changed the name back to Cylon Raider Mk1

Split Cylon Raider, mk2 M3 Class Heavy Fighter:
Price: Cr. 3,110,709. [102%% of Mamba Rdr's: avg]
Speed: 256.12m/s [just below Adv. Mamba]
Steering: 49.32rpm [average]
Shields: 2
Shield Type: 25Mj [=50Mj: below average]
Shield Generator: 715 [same as most other Mamba models]
Hull: 6,375 [sl.below avg.]
Hardpoints: 2: Main & Back.
Weapons: 7: Main 6x: IRE,PAC,HEPT,PRG,MD,EBC,PBE,A-kyon,EBC,EMPC,EEMPC; Back 1x: Split M3 Turret: IRE,PAC,MD,PBE.
Laser Charge: 6,000 [same as Adv.Mamba]
Laser Recharge: 150 [same as Adv.Mamba]
Cargo: 198L [below avg]
Hangar: 0
Marines: 0
Missles: same as Adv.Mamba

Ship Description: “Recently released by the Rhonkar Testing Institute, the new Split Cylon Raider mk1 M3 class Heavy Fighter is a revolutionary Heavy Interceptor built to carry captured and reverse-engineered Kha'ak Alpha-Kyon beam weapons, and can also use black market Terran EMPC's. Utilizing the same shield and weapons generators as the Advanced Mamba, the M3 Cylon is almost as fast, but sacrifices some shielding for a back turret. When her six front-firing hardpoints are armed with Alpha-kyons as intended, the M3 Cylon is the premier hunter of medium fighters in the galaxy. However, with Split reverse-engineered Alpha-kyons in notoriously short supply, the M3 Cylon must often settle for less effective conventional weaponry, seriously compromising her potential usefulness.”

COMMENTS: The Devs scrambled all the Mamba line specs for TC, requiring some rethinking of the Cylon M3. It seemed better to go with 50Mj + FAST, as so many other vanilla M3's have 75Mj + Medium speed...

Done: Complete as per above specs (also changed the name back to Cylon Raider Mk2
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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Deadly » Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:33 am

Spec revision for the 2 Cylon fighters:

Er...is this still coming?

I'm trying to get Alpha 5 posted, and need to make a cutoff somewhere...
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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Hieronymos » Sat Feb 21, 2009 2:30 am

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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Deadly » Sat Feb 21, 2009 2:39 am

Alpha 5 is 50% uploaded now...should be complete in 10-15 minutes. The link is "hot", but wait a few before downloading.

The file size should be 80,545,549.
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Split "Anaconda" M6+ Class Heavy Corvette

Postby Hieronymos » Sat Feb 21, 2009 6:29 pm

Here's the spec proposal for Split "Anaconda" (formerly Spitting Cobra) M6+ Class Heavy Corvette

Split "Anaconda" M6+ Class Heavy Corvette:
Price: MCr. 18.138 [115%% of Hvy. Dragon: above avg]
Speed: 166.45m/s [between Dragon's & H.Dragon's]
Steering: 4.40rpm [average]
Shields: 4
Shield Type: 200Mj [=800Mj: average; but higher than Dragon series']
Shield Generator: 2,460 [avg.]
Hull: 66k [avg.]
Hardpoints: 4: Main; L/R; Back.
Weapons: 10: Main 4x: HEPT,PRG,MD,EBC,PBE,A-kyon,B-kyon,EBC,EMPC,EEMPC,MAML,ISR,PALsrCannon,PPC,IBL; L/R 2x: SS_COCKPIT_D_AKYON: IRE,PAC,MD,PRG,PBE,A-kyon; Back 2x: Argon M7 Back: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,MD,Trctr,PRG,IonD,EBC,FAA.
Laser Charge: 18,000 [about same as H.Dragon's]
Laser Recharge: 491 [same as H.Dragon's]
Cargo: 1,195XL [about avg]
Hangar: 1
Marines: 5
Missles: same as H.Dragon's

Ship Description: “Another new design from the fabled Rhonkar Testing Institute, the unusual Split Anaconda Heavy Corvette fills a Hybrid Jager/Flak role. Created to be the "Corvette of the future", the Anaconda class is specially fitted to mount advanced alien weaponry like Kha'ak Kyon beam weapons, as well as many Terran weapons, and advanced weapon systems being produced by other Commonwealth races. While her fixed-frontal battery is small, it can mount a few very heavy weapons, like the IBL, giving her serious long-range punch. She mounts FAA's in her back turret for excellent rear arc fighter defense. Equipped with many of the same advanced shield and weapons generators as the Heavy Dragon, the Anaconda--like most Split designs--is still somewhat overgunned, and must manage weapon energy very carefully. Due to the current Split shortage of most advanced weapon types, the Anaconda must usually settle for less effective conventional weaponry, which somewhat limits her effectiveness.”

COMMENTS: This is basically Anaconda as her former 3R Convergence self. Plus IBL, PPC up front--which may be too much, considering her A-kyon L/R & FAA back turret. But we can test her first.

Done: Complete as per above specs.
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Split "Mastodon" TL Class Heavy Assault Lifter

Postby Hieronymos » Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:28 pm

Split Mastodon TL Class Heavy Assault Lifter:
Price: MCr. 42.311 [48% more than Mammoth’s: 50% above avg]
Speed: 75.9-->103.5m/s [her 3R speed]
Acceleration: 7-->9m/s2 [her 3R accel.]
Steering: 0.7-->1.0rpm [her 3R steering]
Shields: 3
Shield Type: 1Gj [=3Gj total: about 3x avg.]
Shield Generator: 4,800 [above avg]
Hull: 255k [far above avg.]
Hardpoints: 6: Front; L/R/Back; U/D.
Weapons: 17:
Front 4x: Teladi M7 RILE: HEPT,CIG,PRG,FBL,IonD,EBC,FAA,GC,PBE,ISR,IBL;
L/R/Back 3x: Split M7 UPDO: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,MD,PRG,EBC,FAA,PBE,ISR;
U/D 2x: Split M3 Turret: IRE,PAC,MD,PBE.
Laser Charge: 62,000 [about M1’s]
Laser Recharge: 865 [about an M1’s]
Cargo: 36,000 ST [below avg]
Hangar: 8
Marines: 20
Missles: same as Tiger

Ship Description: “When Split mechanized infantry divisions land on the worlds of the Boron Outer Rim systems in the next war, they will be carried into battle aboard formidable Mastodon Heavy Assault Lifters. Boron raids on Split reinforcement convoys in the last war resulted in shamefully heavy losses of Split warriors, killed before they had even reached the battlefield. The Mastodon was designed by the Rhonkar Testing Institute as the solution, to ensure that Split infantry in future die only on the ground, in combat with their wily (and quite tasty) Boron foe. Essentially a TL/M2 Hybrid, the Mastodon is heavily shielded, armed and armored, and has hangar space for eight fighter escorts. She possesses the speed to keep up with Split Carrier groups, but has somewhat limited cargo capacity for a TL, as well as a big price tag. Despite her shortcomings, the Mastodon is a powerful combat vessel capable of holding her own against many Frigate sized opponents.”

COMMENTS: Mastodon (formerly Hulk) with her combat qualities—and price upgraded to be a true TL/M2 hybrid. Is she worth the price?

Done: Complete as per above specs. Is she worth the price...I certainly think so...can't wait to fly this bad girl!
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Split Cottonmouth Assault Transport TP

Postby Hieronymos » Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:19 pm

Split Cottonmouth YT-1300 TP Class Assault Transport: uses YT-1300 model; meant to replace Geocoxxyx (originally proposed as the Pirate Renegade TP) A fast, TP/M3+ Hybrid designed for capping
Price: MCr. 5.028 [M3+ range; ]
Speed: 186.53m/s [frickin' Iguana Vgd. fast!]
Steering: 16.5rpm[Geocoxxyx's 3R specs: way above average;very nimble for a TP]
Hull: 12.065 [up from 3R 6.755k--pretty frail for a TP: compensates for her speed]
Shields: 3
Shield Type: 25Mj [total 75Mj=average for vanilla TP--or M3]
Shield Gen (Mw): 800 [roughly 20% above TP average]
Turrets (hardpoints): 3 [Main; Up/Down]
Guns: 12 [Main 4x: BoronM3Main: IRE,PAC,HEPT,PRG,IonD,EBC; Up/Down 4x: DD-IRE-Only: IRE.]
LaserEnergy: 4,000 [M4+ average--rougly 10x normal TP]
LaserRegen: 55 [M4 equivalent--roughly 15x normal TP]
Cargo: 450L [way below average--pretty cramped]
Hangar: 0
Marines: 10 [but no pods..forcing her to be a low-tech, close-in specialist]
Missles: same as Split Chimera M3+

Ship Description: "Costing more than a heavy fighter, the small Split Cottonmouth YT-1300 Assault Transport can earn that sum many times over in the hands of a competant pilot. Enemy Corvettes, TM's and TL's are her preferred prey, and with a supporting fighter or two to take down a target's shields, all a Cottonmouth has to do is swoop in and launch her complement of marines to capture a high-value prize. To this end Cottonmouth class vessels are very fast and well shielded to survive enemy fire on their approach run, and unlike conventional TP's have fighter-sized weapons generators for defensive turrets, as well as a frontal Ion Disruptor battery. Properly assisted, a Cottonmouth is an outstanding capture specialist, despite her less than roomy hull and high price tag."

COMMENT: YT-1300's big-ass engines and smaller hull size in-game compared to the other DDRS TP's makes her perfect for this role. Cottonmouth is a "TP/M3 Hybrid". Four EBC's up front and her quad-IRE turrets will give her lots of clout vs. M4's, M3's, M6's. She's got the manueverability and speed to avoid the really big fighters; and can use missles and her turrets to repel scouts. With EBC's and her strafe drive she can take M6's solo. Her cramped hull means she needs a support ship--like the Krait TM--for any kind of operational endurance & supply. I want to play with this girl!

Done: Complete as per above specs. I added it in as the 2nd Split TP...we may need to think about that. However this puppy may turn out to be one of my favorite ships...great hybrid!
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Split "Banded Krait" TM Class Military Supply Transport

Postby Hieronymos » Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:16 pm

EDIT: 4/8/09 Updated spec proposal for 8-bay Krait TM. Pasted this post to DDTC Split Fleet thread.
Also changed name to "Banded Krait" (a Krait sub-species)

It seems to me that Split Krait TSF is a perfect candidate for a TM--with all the benefits bestowed by that class: can dock fighters, normally has pretty solid shielding, can carry marines, can act as a great early-mid game player mothership.

Split "Banded Krait" TM Class Military Supply Transport: uses new modified Krait TM model
Price: MCr. 6.151 [80% of Dragons' price; astronomcally more than vanilla TM's]
Speed: 118.08m/s [very fast for her bulk; sl. 8% faster than Kraits' 109.34m/s]
Steering: 1.20rpm [extremely sluggish for TM; meant to compensate for her good speed]
Hull: 51.2k [reasonable for her size; about 10% less than Kraits': 8 docking bays reduce hull integrity]
Shields: 3
Shield Type: 200Mj [total 600Mj=50% above average for TM; over Kraits' 400Mj]
Shield Gen (Mw): 1,200 [same as Krait]
Turrets (hardpoints): 5 [front-fixed; L/R/Back/Down]
Guns: 18 [Main 4x: BoronM6 Turret: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,PRG,IonD,IonPG,EBC,PBE,PBG;
L/R/Down 4x: SplitM3Turret: IRE,PAC,PBE,MD;
Back 2x: BoronTLFront: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,PRG,IonD,IonPG,EBC,FAA.
LaserEnergy: 6,000 [M3 average]
LaserRegen: 85 [M4+ equivalent--peanuts for powering her Flaks..but she's got MD's & EBC's for backup]
Cargo: 7,900XL [small superfreighter sized hold; about 50% of Kraits']
Hangar: 8 Internal
Marines: 10? (normal TM capacity--for carrying/resupply only)
Missles: same as Split Dragon M6 [heavy hitting]

Ship Description: "A variant of the Split Krait SuperFreighter, the Split Banded Krait TM class Military Supply Transport is a cross between a TM, TL and Superfreighter, and is another outstanding product of the Rhonkar Testing Institute. With internal hangar space for eight fighters--double the galactic average for TM's, the Banded Krait should more properly be considered to be a "Micro-Carrier". Equipped with staterooms to house fighter crews and a sizeable marine contingent, she also has a super-frieighter sized cargo hold. Operationally, Banded Krait possesses heavy shielding, a decent turn of speed, and excellent anti-fighter defensive capabilities, making her a very versatile heavy fighter transport that bridges the gap between the lighter and frailer Caiman class freighters, and massive TL class vessels like Elephant and Mastodon. Designed to support recon and raiding detachments in enemy space, the Banded Krait makes a perfect base ship for such operations."

COMMENT: 'nuff said. Vanilla TM's eat your hearts out! The ultimate player base-ship for perhaps most of the game..Defensively she'd need to run from anything really nasty. If pursued by fighters, her back FAA's could kill a few before running out of juice. After that she'd be dead meat--unless she has some ammo-based turrets (which she now has!). Which could also make her pretty damned powerful versus fighter assailants.

It's also occurred that we could make 2 or more variants of Krait: the TMH above; a "micro-carrier" with docking for 8 fighters but only ~8k cargo; and a Capture variant that can launch 'pods (but needs to stay >5km away from any prey except a TM). The TMH would be Split; but the other(s) could be Yaki? Splt? Paranid?...or a placeholder for later TM variants.

Done: Complete as per above specs. This bad boy is definitely going to be my personal ship of choice. Loaded with a mix of M4P's (with at least 1 Venom), it doesn't need to fight on it's own behalf. I'll be flying it next!
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Krait TSF Class Superfreighter

Postby Hieronymos » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:16 pm

Split "Krait" TS Class Military Superfreighter: uses Krait TS model http://www.flatrock.org.nz/wolf/images/ ... akiTS1.jpg http://www.flatrock.org.nz/wolf/images/ ... akiTS3.jpg
Price: MCr. 6.535 [85% of Dragons' price; pretty darn high for a TSF]
Speed: 109.34m/s
Steering: 1.20rpm [extremely sluggish for TSF/TM; meant to compensate for her good speed]
Hull: 56k [reasonable for her size]
Shields: 2
Shield Type: 200Mj [total 400Mj=far above average for TSF]
Shield Gen (Mw): 1,200 [same as Banded Krait]
Turrets (hardpoints): 5 [front-fixed; L/R/Back/Down]
Guns: 18 [Main 4x: BoronM6 Turret: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,PRG,IonD,IonPG,EBC,PBE,PBG;
L/R/Down 4x: SplitM3Turret: IRE,PAC,PBE,MD;
Back 2x: BoronTLFront: IRE,PAC,HEPT,CIG,PRG,IonD,IonPG,EBC,FAA.
LaserEnergy: 6,000 [M3 average]
LaserRegen: 85 [M4+ equivalent--peanuts for powering her Flaks..but she's got MD's & EBC's for backup]
Cargo: 16,900 ST note 'ST' cargo class [v. roomy; about 200% of Banded Kraits']
Hangar: 2 External
Marines: 0
Missles: same as Split Dragon M6 [heavy hitting]

Ship Description: "The Split Krait is the largest SuperFreighter class ship ever built. Really a "pocket TL" or TS/TL hybrid, she is the only non-TL class vessel capable of carrying station-class cargo. This means that she can carry station class cargo, but needs to transfer said cargo to a proper TL for actual deployment. Like most Split ships she is heavily armed, mounting three quadruple "light flak" turrets, as well as a rear Flak Artillery Array turret. She also carries a fixed forward battery of Ion anti-shield weapons. Krait can also carry two fighters externally for scouting, cargo transfer, or defense. While slower than the much larger Elephant class heavy transporter, Krait is faster than all other Split Super Freighters. Heavily shielded for a Split TS-class vessel, her bulk makes her very unmaneuverable. Costing about a third most standard sized TL's, the Krait is still excellent value for a ship of her size and defensive capabilities."

COMMENT: The ultimate player Superfreighter for Trader types. Huge cargo bay, excellent defenses and shielding--for a TSF..Defensively she'd need to run from most everything. If pursued by fighters, her back FAA's could kill a few before running out of juice. After that she'd be dead meat--unless she has some ammo-based turrets (which she does!). Which could also make her pretty damned powerful. External docking for 2 fighters gives her a lot more tactical and strategic options. If player-piloted, player can switch to a docked fighter for ship-to-ship combat if jumped by bogies. But a very expensive ship; not practical--unless capped--for a large UT fleet.

Done: Implemented as per above spec.
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Split Venom M4+ Class Medium Fighter

Postby Hieronymos » Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:07 pm

Split "Venom" M4+ Class Medium Fighter: http://www.flatrock.org.nz/wolf/images/ ... Venom1.jpg http://www.flatrock.org.nz/wolf/images/ ... Venom2.jpg
Price: Cr. 1,368,750. [125% Scorpion Sentinel's: avg]
Speed: 239.21m/s [above average; 7% higher than Asp's]
Steering: 57.82 [average]
Shields: 2
Shield Type: 25Mj [=50 Mj total: average]
Shield Generator: 315 [avg.; about 50% more than Asp's]
Hull: 5,650 [avg.]
Hardpoints: 2: Main; Down.
Weapons: 9: Main 8x: IRE,PAC,PRG,MD,PBE,PRG,EMPC,EBC;
Down 1x: SplitM3 Turret: IRE,PAC,MD,PBE.
Laser Charge: 2,950 [same as Scorp Proto.]
Laser Recharge: 75 [same as Scorp Proto.]
Cargo: 168L [above avg]
Hangar: 0
Marines: 0
Missles: same as Mamba Advanced

Ship Description: “The newest design release by the Rhonkar Testing Institute, the Venom M4+ class medium fighter is intended to replace the disappointing Split Asp M4+, which has proved substantially inferior to Argon Elite and OTAS Solano M4+ variants. Equipped with many of the same advanced shield and weapons generation components as the M4 class Scorpion Prototype to reduce costs and improve interoperability, the M4+ Venom is both faster than the Asp, and carries twice the shielding. More importantly, she comes equipped with eight fixed-frontal weapon slots instead of six, and a belly anti-missle turret. Intended primarily as a low weapons-energy firing platform for Energy Bolt Chaingun weapons, the Venom can also frontally mount Mass Drivers and the Terran EMPC weapon. Being an ammunition-dependant design poses some risk, which the Venom more than makes up for with her excellent defensive capabilities and her affordable price. Intended as a low cost ship to fatten up Split carrier fighter complements, the Venom is best used for hunting enemy heavy fighters and corvettes.”

COMMENTS: Giving her 8 fixed-front--but primarily for projectile weapons--along with a 1x belly turret, distinguishes Venom from Solano & Enhanced Elite--the kings of the vanilla M4+ pack. Due to her crowded quad-engine array, it seemed sensible to put her light turret on her belly.

It seemed a lot more practical to reinvent Venom as M4+, rather than M5+. M5+ really only have limited use in XTC as M5-hunters--or as more expensive versions of M5 cannon fodder. Due to Dev tweaks in XTC of fighter price/shielding/weapons, M4+'s, along with M3's are now the new "backbone" of XTC carrier wings. M4's are weak and pricey in the MCr. 1.0 range; M3+'s are potent, but very pricey in the MCr. 6.5 range. This leaves M4+ and M3 classes, with 50-100Mj of shielding, defensive back turrets; priced in the MCr. 1.5 to 3.0 range, as the most cost-effective force projectors in fighter ops.

Done: Implemented as per above spec. (Just tried it in game...damn, this thing is fun to fly!!
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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Deadly » Fri Apr 17, 2009 5:47 pm

Ooops...can it be? tell me it ain't so Joe! The nasty aggressive Split don't have an M3P :shock:

I'll need to address this ASAP!

For the initial Beta, I've put the Cottonmouth in that slot...which upon reflection, might not be a bad solution since i have no room for two TP class ships.

Ahem...and, er...with 12 lasers (4 main, 4 front turret, and 4 rear turret) the Cottonmouth does seriously kick ass :twisted:
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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Hieronymos » Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:15 pm

Maybe we could:
a) Leave M3+ slot empty; but b) Re-spec WaterMoccosin as a TS...
This way there's still room for a proper Split M3+.
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Re: The DD-TC Split Fleet

Postby Hieronymos » Fri May 08, 2009 8:16 pm

Split "Naga" M7 Class Heavy Strike Frigate: An Improved Vanilla M7 class killing machine http://www.flatrock.org.nz/wolf/images/ ... nyang1.jpg
Price: MCr. 49.2223 [135%% of Tiger's: above avg]
Speed: 129.3m/s [6% faster than Tiger; 16% faster than Thresher]
Steering: 4.2rpm [above average; sl. more than Tiger's 3.5 or Thresher's 3.5]
Shields: 4
Shield Type: 1Gj [=4Gj total: above average; same as Tiger's]
Shield Generator: 8,300 [above avg.]
Hull: 160k [above avg.]
Hardpoints: 6: Main; L/R; Back; U/D.
Weapons: 19:
Main 10x: CIG,PPC,IonC,EBC,MAML,PSP,ISR,PALC*,GC,IBL;
L/R 3x: D_SPLT_M7_RILE: HEPT,CIG,MD,EBC,FAA,PBE,ISR,PALC*,TBLC*,MAML,SSC,B-kyon*,G-kyon*;
Back 4x: D_AKYON: IRE,PAC,MD,PRG,PBE,A-kyon;
Up/Down 2x: D_SPLT_M7_UPDO: PAC,HEPT,CIG,MD,EBC,FAA,PBE,PALC*,EMPC,MAML,SSC,B-kyon*;
Laser Charge: 82,000 [about 60% above M7 avg.]
Laser Recharge: 2,132 [above avg.; 15% above Tiger's]
Cargo: 5,265 XL [above avg.; 28% above Tiger's]
Hangar: 4 Internal
Marines: 10--but not usable for boarding
Missles: same as Tiger's

Ship Description: “When the despicable Boron revealed their Thresher M7 to effectively counter the Split Tiger M7, the crack engineering teams of the fabled Rhonkar Testing Institute were put back to work to produce a Strike Frigate to trump Thresher. In record time they produced the Split Naga, the "Frigate of the future". Faster and more manueverable than the Tiger class she will eventually replace, Naga, like most newly designed Split warships is specially fitted to mount advanced alien weaponry like Kha'ak Kyon beam weapons, as well as many Terran weapons, and advanced weapon systems being produced by other Commonwealth races. Her offensive power is concentrated in a larger version of Tiger's fixed-frontal battery, but unlike Tiger's is capable of mounting exotic, long-range weapon varieties like Gauss Cannons, Ion Cannons and Point Singularity Projectors. Her anterior Right and Left turrets are larger versions of those found on Tiger, and can also mount captured and experimental weapon types. Her small dorsal, ventral, and back turrets are primarily for fighter defense. Due to the current Split shortage of most foreign and experimental weapon types, Naga class vessels must usually settle for less effective conventional weaponry, which somewhat limits their effectiveness. But even armed with conventional Split weaponry, the Naga class is now arguably the most powerful strike frigate in the galaxy.”

COMMENTS: Naga as Improved Vanilla of Tiger. 10x Main Big Guns, instead of 8x max ISR's; and R/L 3x (but max. ISR's) instead of 2x (+ IBL's). Had considered giving her GC's up front, but decided she'd be too overpowered. EDIT: just changed mind :twisted: ..as Shrike can mount 4 GC's..
NOTE: L/R have no heavies (except of course, the beam wpns!); she's meant to use her Main battery for killing big game.
NOTE2: her U/D are flak (and beam) max--not even ISR, to help with balance; her Back 4x is D_AKYON, or "light flak".
Also, these specs are "sight unseen", as I've not seen her size in-game, and she may need either resizing or a later spec change.

Done: Complete as per above specs. Looks evil...fights dirty...I like it :twisted:
Last edited by Hieronymos on Wed May 27, 2009 1:11 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Split "G'Quan" M1 Class Fleet Carrier

Postby Hieronymos » Fri May 08, 2009 9:23 pm

Split "G'Quan" M1 Class Fleet Carrier: heavily shielded Improved Vanilla fleet carrier
Price: MCr. 92.3174 [115% of Raptor's: above avg]
Speed: 93.44m/s [her 3R speed]
Acceleration: 5.5m/s2 [her 3R accel.]
Steering: 1.1rpm [her 3R steering]
Shields: 9
Shield Type: 1Gj [=9Gj total: about 180% avg.]
Shield Generator: 9,184 [3R spec; avg]
Hull: 400k [above avg.]
Hardpoints: 6: Front/Back; L/R; U/D.
Weapons: 24:
Front/Back 6x: D_SPLT_M2_RILE: CIG,PPC,IonC,EBC,FAA,GC,IBL,MAML,PSP,PALC*,G-kyon*;
L/R 4x: D_SPLT_M2_UPDO: HEPT,CIG,MD,IonPG,FAA,EBC,ISR,MAML,SSC,A-kyon*,B-kyon*,PALC*;
U/D 2x: D_SPLT_M2_UPDO: HEPT,CIG,MD,IonPG,FAA,EBC,ISR,MAML,SSC,A-kyon*,B-kyon*,PALC*.
Laser Charge: 64,350 [3R spec; below Raptor's 71,800]
Laser Recharge: 1,140 [about same as Raptor's]
Cargo: 12,200 ST [above avg]
Hangar: 72
Marines: 20--but not for boarding ops
Missles: same as Raptor

Ship Description: “The replacement for the Raptor class, the new Split G'Quan M1 Class Fleet Carrier is designed to survive enemy fire in a way that older vessels like Raptor cannot. G'Quan in the Split Njyian dialect translates roughly as, "My arm takes your cut; your heart takes mine." Departing from traditional Split Carrier tradition, instead of using the improvements that newer technologies have provided for increases in offensive weaponry, Q'Quan has applied them defensively for incredibly powerful shielding, and hull armoring comparable to a Python M2. Offensively, G'Quan mounts 24 heavy or medium lasers to Raptor's 20, and has been fitted to mount the Flak Artillery Array at most hardpoints, giving her superior anti-fighter capabilities. Although she carries fewer heavy, long-range weapons like PPC's than her predecessor, the G'Quan carries them where it counts--in her front and rear turrets, giving her superior combat performance over Raptor in one-on-one head-on or pursuit carrier engagements. As with other newly designed Split warships, G'Quan is specially fitted to mount advanced alien weaponry, like Kha'ak Kyon beam weapons, as well as some Terran weapons, and advanced weapon systems being produced by the lesser Commonwealth races. While slower and more expensive than Raptor, G'Quan's defensive advantages, advanced weapon options, and larger hangar capacity more than compensate.”

COMMENTS: G'Quan with most of her 3R specs; slightly tweaked for DDTC.

Done: Complete as per above specs.
Last edited by Hieronymos on Wed May 27, 2009 1:16 am, edited 1 time in total.
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