X3TC Blogs (Page 1)

In this section you can see all the various blog posts by everyone for X3TC.


X3TC » A bit of a Balancing Act

I was throwing ideas against the wall the other day about X3TC and AP, and one that's been bugging me for a while now is how useless most of the M4 class is compared to the M3's, the M3's are simply better, and only a tad slower! So here'e my idea for a bit of an overhaul....

It should be changed so M4 = Workhorse civilian ship/defense fighter; M4+ = Interceptor; M3 = Fighter-Bomber; M3+ = Tank. I’ll explain how I would like this done, firstly with weapons:

The PAC, PRG and PBE should be dedicated Interceptor weapons, as they are all generally low damage per shot, high ROF and high bullet speed. The PAC should be the hard hitter of the 3; doing the highest hull damage (400 instead of 140), highest shield damage ... Read more


Posted by RandomTank on Thursday 11th July, 2013   ·   Comment 0 comments   ·  


X3TC » My Burgeoning Fleet

After a bit of sorting, selling and stealing, my ship list is looking a lot more manageable; there is still about 50 TS's that need repairing and selling, but now all the excess fighters have gone, been put into wings or stored away for the PHQ.

I now have my Shrike outfitted as an RRF Destroyer that packs quite a punch, but it also has Red Wing mounted in it, which comprises of 5 Nova Raiders toting 4 HEPT and 4 PRG each, allowing for quite flexible usage; but I also keep my X-Shuttle in its hanger for personal use. My main ship though is my Panther, equipped to be a Carrier/Cruiser with plenty of ISR, CIG and FAA, and it carries Gold and Silver Wing in its hangers; Gold Wing being 10 Solano's all equipped with 6 Mass ... Read more


Posted by RandomTank on Tuesday 2nd July, 2013   ·   Comment 1 comments   ·  


X3TC » Too much.... Stuff!!

Been playing a TC save for a while now, an I now officially have more ships than I know what to do with...
Lets start the list shall we? I have:
M7
A Panther, fully equipped, needs more fighters for escort (uses the Nova Raiders);
A Shrike, fully equipped, needs fighter escort;
A Cobra, partially equipped (needs hammers), needs more marines (10 4 star)
A Griffon, needs equipping (has nothing useful), needs fighter escort;
A Gannet, needs equipping (has nothing, may sell), has no marines;
A Carrack, needs equipping (has nothing, may sell);
A Minotaur, needs equipping (has nothing, may sell);
M6 & M8
A Skiron, fully equipped, no marines;
A Pirate Osprey, needs equipping (has nothing, may sell), no marines;
A ... Read more


Posted by RandomTank on Tuesday 18th June, 2013   ·   Comment 4 comments   ·  


X3TC » Way of the Gun Chapter 5

Chapter 4

Chapter 5: Back in the saddle

    Aww, mate! I swear, if I ever give up my life o' crime I'm movin' up here with these boys. They sure can party! I even got the pleasure of some post alchohol fun! Man, I love my job.

    So, I started the day by kicking lover boy outta bed, grabbin' a shower and eatin' breakfast with my mercs. Daye Bro, the cocky frakker I was thinkin' about shootin' a couple nights back, is one of the ten still on the Metatron, and I've banned 'em all from carryin' weapons in the common cabin in case their poker games turn ugly again. I might have to sit in myself one night and see ... Read more


Posted by Kirlack on Tuesday 23rd April, 2013   ·   Comment 1 comments   ·  


X3TC » Way of the Gun Chapter 4

Interlude

Chapter 4: Gone Fishin'

    Decided to take the day off from my regular 'kill 'n' steal' methods and do some scoutin' today. Before I called it a night yesterday I sent 'Small Fry', my little Octopus, off to Company Pride for some shields and software, and got it tuned all the way to max. Whilst she was busy getting fitted out I fixed up the Caiman as well and sent Creed off to OTAS for a couple more shields to get her ship-shape. I had an interestin' run in with one o' my mercs last night as well. Cocky frakker was a hair's breadth from gettin' shot. That said, if Yohandris hadn't ... Read more


Posted by Kirlack on Monday 15th April, 2013   ·   Comment 1 comments   ·  



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