bigger changes have been made to existing units as well like
the salvage ships which have also been replaced by Marine
Frigates for boarding exercises." - Dan Adams,
while you may be very confident about sending your capital
ship into battle before against such a force, now you
understand that, well, thatís all well and good, but if
they cripple my propulsion, and the Marine Frigates come in,
and they can capture my ship from me." - Alex
Rodburg, Brand Manager (Sierra)
cool feature is the takeover of an enemy ship by marines,
who actually dock the ship you've targeted. The subsystems
of enemy ships can be targeted and this will obviously be
the primary way of weakening a ship without completely
destroying it. Once the enemy ship has been weakened enough,
all you need to do is dock your marine frigate onto the ship
and watch the leathernecks do their thing." - James
seems very likely that ships must be disabled to a certain
point before they may be boarded and captured.
(U7) is currently my top candidate for the Marine Frigate, but I
have no direct confirmation of this. Ah, what the heck...
chalk this up as one of those "process of
is armed with a single topside turret.