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Infinity Defiance, the new game from Corvus Belli

Discussion in 'General' started by Koni, Mar 29, 2019.

  1. A Mão Esquerda

    A Mão Esquerda Deputy Hexahedron Officer

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    Well, if someone truly believes the best course of action to repeat, at volume and ad nauseum, the same complaints, they’ve the agency to do so. I tend to see it more from your point of view, that they’re drowning out their legitimate and reasonable disappointment in white noise, but even so, they’ll do what they feel is best.
     
  2. Dragonstriker

    Dragonstriker That wizard came from the moon.

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    FTFY Karen.
     
  3. Croepoek

    Croepoek Well-Known Member

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    Would be great to get an answer to this, was asking this myself as well :)
     
  4. FireFangs

    FireFangs Space Oni

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    You know one thing that excite me? The Defiance will be a clear and complete example of Infinity ship design. We don't have a lot of these.
     
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  5. MikeTheScrivener

    MikeTheScrivener O-12 Peace Kepper

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    Is ship to ship combat ever touched on in the lore? I think it would be pretty cool to see a fleet of PanO war ships take on a combined assault before they can reach their destination
     
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  6. colbrook

    colbrook Black Fryer

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    There is a Spaceships book in the works for the RPG.

    As of the latest update it's about 1 chapter complete, and behind Mercs (which is in layout) CombArmy (In approval) and TAGs and O-12 (pending approval)
     
  7. tox

    tox SorriBarai
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    Apart from a complete campaign based on denying access to Sol to CA vessels?
     
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  8. MikeTheScrivener

    MikeTheScrivener O-12 Peace Kepper

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    I'd be sort of interested in how they work and if they can fight – the infinity universe doesn't seem very keen on laser weapons and a space-ship mounted combi rifle doesn't seem to make a lot of sense
     
  9. Papa Bey

    Papa Bey Clueless Wonder. Still.

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    But still a complete lack of underlying capabilities of Infinity "science". I fully understand the RPG element of not defining everything so players can do what they like. But the underlying elements of how the blockade actually functions isn't even there.
     
  10. colbrook

    colbrook Black Fryer

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    Missiles and railguns seem the obvious choices, most military Scifi I've read with similar tech levels have missiles and railguns as the main naval armament.
     
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  11. FireFangs

    FireFangs Space Oni

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    Unfortunately, the RPG book on ships isn't out yet. The core book has some background infos at best. Not a whole lot of art either.
     
  12. Ashen_Seeker

    Ashen_Seeker Well-Known Member

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    The bits of lore I found regarding void combat comes from the 3rd offensive book and, if I recall correctly, from the rpg core book when explaining travelling in the sphere.

    Since I wans't yet in Infinity when Wotan happened, I don't know whether there were info in that background
     
  13. FireFangs

    FireFangs Space Oni

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    It's really mostly a few ship sizes and travelling time. I don't remember anything regarding space combat in the RPG.
     
  14. A Mão Esquerda

    A Mão Esquerda Deputy Hexahedron Officer

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    Railguns are one of the main tools, the fluff on the Dragão and the HRMC are that it's a miniaturized naval railgun.
     
  15. Vocenoctum

    Vocenoctum Well-Known Member

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    There is a chapter in the Gamemasters guide as well, I think it's just missiles and railguns though.
     
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  16. Brokenwolf

    Brokenwolf Well-Known Member

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    I believe the Haqqislam RPG Book talks a little about Corsairs and ship weapons.
     
  17. chromedog

    chromedog Less than significant minion

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    That's because "blockades" in space don't really work, period. There's too many axes of movement to cover.
    You can blockade a dirtside surface port.
    Blockading a stellar object is infinitely harder to achieve. Like "Stealth" in space. Your best hope there is that no-one is looking at you.
     
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  18. Mcgreag

    Mcgreag Well-Known Member

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    Which is very like because you are small (even a large ship) and space is very big so the likelihood that someone is looking at you is very small.
     
  19. fari

    fari CRISTASOL, EL LIQUIDO DE LOS DIOSES

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    But you can block a single spot, like the wormhole jump gates
     
  20. Papa Bey

    Papa Bey Clueless Wonder. Still.

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    Please tell me the volume of space covered by Infinity wormholes? Also do they light up a la Star Trek or have some other detectable signature of use? Is there a cycle rate by space magic or practical like getting out of the way?

    Probably need to know if there are required flight paths into and/or out.

    Velocity minimum and/or maximums?