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Kachak
Posted - 2008.06.27 10:20:00 - [1]
 


I was wondering why don't rats have pods? I recall a rat in a newbie mission had a pod, that was me first squish. But apart from that fellow, I don't see any rat pods. Are they robots? Or can they not afford a pod?

Also how is it fair that when you pop a rat, you get the bounty alright, but to get a pc's bounty, you need to pop and pod?

Boost rats! Or nerf pcs!


Tuberider
Pothouse Cartel
IDLE EMPIRE
Posted - 2008.06.27 11:08:00 - [2]
 

yeh i can see how thats a crime and certainly needs to be punished Confused


somat that lives under bridges and eats peeps springs to mind Laughing

Kelron Queldine
Beyond Divinity Inc
Excuses.
Posted - 2008.06.27 11:12:00 - [3]
 

Some of the backstory suggests that the pirate ships and most other NPC ships are fully crewed rather than run by pod pilots. But then, I read a chronicle the other day that seemed to be implying that the majority of ship captains are now pod pilots, not sure if that was intended to include NPCs or not.

Bom Bast
Posted - 2008.06.27 11:30:00 - [4]
 

A log I picked up said that a lot of the lower end pirates (rats) cannot afford clone contracts. Players get free clones because they technically are trained and serve empires (the Chronicle 'Elites' I believe said this).

Thats what I've read anyway.

Blydchyld
Caldari
BlackWatch Industrial Group
Intrepid Crossing
Posted - 2008.06.27 13:24:00 - [5]
 

The reason.

Rats are piloted by crews and human captains, thus no pod.

Crae Matreki
Blackstar Enterprises
Posted - 2008.06.27 17:13:00 - [6]
 

Pod pilots are a rare breed - most humans can't adapt to using a pod, and as such most pirate factions use crewed ships. Some of the stories hint that piloting via a pod also enhances the ship abilities, hence us destroying massive amounts of pirates in our wake! Very Happy

I like to think that all ships have an escape mechanism for crews, and some of the backstory suggests that clone backup systems can be implanted, and you don't have to be in a pod to use one (it was the story about a photographer and some gallente vandals). That'd also explain how Hoborak Moon and Zor keep turning up without evidence of a pod warping away when I've killed them for the tenth time..

z0de
The Bastards
The Bastards.
Posted - 2008.06.28 03:24:00 - [7]
 

Edited by: z0de on 28/06/2008 03:24:21
Originally by: Crae Matreki
I like to think that all ships have an escape mechanism for crews
They die, you and every mission runner is a murderer. you make me sick.

Pete X
Minmatar
The Littlest Hobos
Ushra'Khan
Posted - 2008.06.28 11:23:00 - [8]
 

Originally by: z0de
Edited by: z0de on 28/06/2008 03:24:21
Originally by: Crae Matreki
I like to think that all ships have an escape mechanism for crews
They die, you and every mission runner is a murderer. you make me sick.



what he saidRolling Eyes

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C C P
Posted - 2008.06.30 00:12:00 - [9]
 

Moved to Missions & Exploration.


 

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