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Helix
06-20-2001, 04:20 AM
What ship what win this fight?
1 Y-wing Vs. 8 capital ships, including 2 Blockade Runners(Correlion Corvettes), a Victory Star Destroy and a Imperial Star Destroyer both loaded with a unlimeted amount of conccusion missiles?

The Master
06-20-2001, 05:48 PM
The Y-Wing of coarse! Just think. It is flying through a big cloud of these big ships that are spraying lazer and torps at the Y-Wing. They are going to end up doing alot more damage to themselves then the Y-Wing. That was an easy one, silly. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/tongue.gif

[This message has been edited by The Master (edited June 20, 2001).]

Kint
06-21-2001, 07:13 PM
Pardon me for interrupting, but I do believe than an Ewok Glider armed with a payload of rocks could do far more damage than a Y-Wing. The superior design and incredible maneuverability of this craft will prevail over any rebel-engineered hunk-o-junk.

Just my 2c.

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Wade Vox
06-22-2001, 07:14 PM
The hang glider would't be able to enter space!

Rogue9
06-22-2001, 07:59 PM
and the only one I ever saw was shot down by a normal blaster... http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/tongue.gif

Tie Guy
06-22-2001, 11:05 PM
Wow, you've been reading the books. That manuver is known as teh Ackbar Slash, but it doesn't destroy many enemy ships, it is meant to damage them enough for you to make a getaway, not to win the battle. Plus, it isn't meant fort the piece of junk y-wings to do. You need something more manuverable or more heavily armored to pull it off.


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Rogue15
06-22-2001, 11:49 PM
Originally posted by Wade Vox:
The hang glider would't be able to enter space!

Think of Zero-G Ewok Troopers with jetpacked gliders! that'd do the trick!

Redwing
06-26-2001, 08:56 AM
*cough*Lt. Kettch*cough*
http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

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Wade Vox
06-26-2001, 05:07 PM
I've heard of the A-Wing Slash...

Rogue9
06-29-2001, 05:57 AM
A-Wing Slash is different, it involes a Squadron of A-Wings Cruising in at a Target, then as the target scrambles fighters to confront the A-Wings they breakaway allowing the Heavy fighter hidden in there engine wash to fire on the Cap ship from close range unmolested. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/tongue.gif I don't just read the books, I memorize them. it has been used by them empire utilizing Preybirds instead of A-Wings and Concussion Missles instead of X-Wings. the Cap ship prepares for a light barage from the fighters and is then slammed by many times there number of missles. http://www.roguesquadron.net/forums/biggrin.gif

Helix
07-02-2001, 06:33 PM
Jesus Christ you guys! Have you ever played X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter? In the Custom dogfight, if you select to do the challenge, first you fight 2 Corellian Corvettes. Then approx. 4 more capital ships will come at 1 at a time, and after you defeat them, a Victory class star destroyer will come, and after you defeat it, a Imperial Star Destroyer will come. If you don't get this, then your dead.

Redwing
07-03-2001, 12:30 AM
WOW! Someone here is Jesus Christ? Where? Who? Why?

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Lynk Former
07-03-2001, 05:38 PM
Hmmmmmm I think u guys are missing the big picture... 1 Y-Wing.... against what 8 capital ships... at least 2 that can carry starfighter support... lets see *takes out his Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels book* .... *reading*... AHAA!! A standard Imperial class Star Destroyer can carry a total of four squadrons of starfighters... so that is... seventy two TIE Fighters, Interceptors, Bombers, Advanced, Defenders, and whatever else you wanna throw in there... Hmmmmmm *reads some more* The Victory can hold a total of 24 TIE's... Hmmmmm so you better make that 8 Capital ships AND 96 fighters... againts... 1... Y-Wing... Hmmmmmm, I'm placing my bets on the 8 Capital ships...

btw... Rogue9... you've read Spectre of the Past too hey...

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Grand_Admiral_Ice
07-03-2001, 06:14 PM
Four squadrons is 48 fighters. A wing (Six squadrons) has 72 fighters.

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Lynk Former
07-04-2001, 06:11 AM
A squad is 12... a flight is 4... oh wait... did I say 4?... oops no no no I typed in the wrong thing. It's 6 squads... Hmmmm

Grand_Admiral_Ice
07-04-2001, 05:43 PM
Yea sure Lynk.

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Tie Guy
07-05-2001, 02:12 AM
A squadron is twelve. A Imperial Star Destroyer holds 6 squdrons. The newer ones hold 3 TIE/ln squads, 2 Intercepter squads, and one bomber squad. However, they also include support ships, namely skipray blastboats and Assault Gunboats, so that ups count, i'd bet on Capitol ships, especially verses a y-wing, that has no chance of escape.

Oh yeah, the A-wing slash has the X-wings first, since the A-wings are smaller and can hide behind the larger ships. Just thought i'd clear that up.

The Spectre to the Past is a great series for anyone looking for a a good read. And Vision of the Future is suprisingly long when you see the thickness and then find out it is over 700 pages long.

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Lynk Former
07-05-2001, 05:28 AM
Let's just get this over with and agree with one obvious fact... the Y-Wing would be blown into a million pieces before it would even have a chance to fire...

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Redwing
07-05-2001, 05:47 AM
Exactly.

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Helix
07-05-2001, 11:37 PM
Your not going to belive this, but I beat 8 capitol ships in X-wing vs. Tie Fighter. All you do is keep your ship about 5.00 Kl. away and arm it with heavy rockets and have a reloading craft standing by. And none of the ships send out any starfighters, all they do is shoot missiles at you that hardly ever hit.

Lynk Former
07-06-2001, 10:41 AM
Yeah but that's a game... I know this may sound stupid... but here goes. In 'real life' ... yeah real life... IF all of that existed then the Y-Wing would lose!! Why? Because a simple game like that can't predict what a real commander would do in that situation! I know what I'd do... sending out a flight of TIE Interceptors would take that Y-Wing out real easy. Those squints would fly circles around that bucket of bolts!

The Master
07-06-2001, 05:54 PM
I don't want to burst any bubbles, but I have to agree with Lynk in this case.

Helix
07-06-2001, 08:24 PM
Oh.
What would win this time;150 Y-wings loaded with 4 space bombs each with 90 T-65XJ X-Wings for support vs. 2 Corellian Corvettes, 1 Strike Cruiser, 1 Nebulon-B Frigate, 1 Escort Carrier, 1 Dreadnaught, 1 Interdicter Im-418, 1 Victory Star Destroyer and 1 Imperial Star Destroyer, all come at one at a time, except for the Corvettes, which come both at a time?

Redwing
07-07-2001, 05:00 AM
The X's and Y's.

Yes, I agree with Lynk on this one as well. Any commander with a brain wouldn't just stand there and let a flying box pound him into oblivion.

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At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi.
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Lynk Former
07-07-2001, 12:34 PM
Hmmmmmmm Helix... now this is just getting ridiculous...