Arc Emitter Miniaturization

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Author: jonjowett
Last revision: 11 Dec at 19:01 2017 UTC

Description:

Ever wanted to create battleships with nothing but arc emitters? Battleships that laugh at your enemies’ so-called "shields", "armour" and "evasion"?

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This mod adds Large-sized arc emitters to the game ("Miniaturized Arc Emitter" and "Miniaturized Focused Arc Emitter").

The new weapon stats have been derived from the vanilla XL weapons, following the patterns established by other weapons (eg. Giga Cannon vs Kinetic Artillery).

This mod also adds two new technologies to the game, which are required to unlock the new weapons.

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I personally love the mechanics of the XL Arc Emitters as flavourful endgame weapons – but unfortunately there are no similar mechanics in the L weapon class. This means that the L weapons on your battleships have to cut through armour and shields even though your XL weapons bypass all that, which means that XL Arc Emitters are highly suboptimal.

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Technical info / compatibility:
— This is a clean mod – no vanilla files are overwritten. As such, it should be compatible with any mod that doesn’t drastically alter the core game.

Mods used in the screenshots:
All Enigmatic Technologies (Clean)
Advanced Ship Behaviour Modules

All of my mods are available on Github[github.com] (eg. in case you want to revert to an earlier version)

Tested version: 1.8.3

Required DLC: None

Ironman compatible: Yes

Achievement compatible: No

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