A happy sight on a Wednesday AM

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A happy sight on a Wednesday AM

Post by *cat » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:44 am

... A Black Monk ship who'd accidentally fired on a Navy ship: there were about 10 of them, all pounding away and that money-grabbing murderer. I joined in when I could see that the Monk was in the midst of a cloud of glowing red plasma weapons and wouldn't be likely to take revenge.
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Re: A happy sight on a Wednesday AM

Post by ClymAngus » Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:46 am

*cat wrote:... A Black Monk ship who'd accidentally fired on a Navy ship: there were about 10 of them, all pounding away and that money-grabbing murderer. I joined in when I could see that the Monk was in the midst of a cloud of glowing red plasma weapons and wouldn't be likely to take revenge.
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Heart warming. I truly wish I'd been there. Should it happen again remember to pause, capture and youtube it. For the gratification of the home audience.

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Post by goran » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:51 pm

Second that. I've never seen an exploding Monk (not that I didn't try). ;)

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Post by LittleBear » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:13 pm

If you play with the Shady Version installed, the Monks are weaker than in the Original (about as tough as an Asp). They're still dangerous with the twin lasers and the plasma cannon, but not absurdly so! :wink:
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Post by FSOneblin » Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:20 pm

I'v seen a monk Fire at a clean ship, the vipers that saw it blasted at it. I Think those monks are jerks, They have 3 lasers and 2 plasma turrets all firing at a poor adder.

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Post by LittleBear » Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:18 pm

Should have kept up the repayments. :wink:
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Post by FSOneblin » Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:33 pm

LittleBear wrote:Should have kept up the repayments. :wink:
They should just take all of it's money but leave it with 100 cr! Little Bear, I challenge you to a Duel!

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Post by LittleBear » Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:09 am

The Monks have a very efficent buisness model. a) Kill anyone who misses a repayment. b) Do it my the w/s beacon or station in plain view, so that other traders who might have been think of defaulting witness the consequences.
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Post by ClymAngus » Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:28 am

Admiring their purity aside, I'm still coding my response to the "monk issue" a project which is unimaginatively titled "Operation Viking raiding party"

Will it screw with game balance "HELL YEAH" Will it be the most satisfying ride of your life? Knee deep in gin and hookers baby!

There's only one way to deal with a monk; more guns, higher calibre, bigger shields, more missiles, faster top speed and smaller turning circle.

Oh dear, I've missed a payment........

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