I just did an experiment with an idea that’s been floating around the forums, plugging a large number of power generators on a cruiser and sending it to attack enemy cruisers at range 100, to damage them with shockwave when it explodes. I got the power output into the mid-700s, and noticed two things:
- It damaged the ship it was touching, but not one that was just a short distance away.
- The damage to the ship it was touching was only around 300-ish, not what I was hoping for with a 4500+ credit expenditure.
I’m not saying I think this should be balanced into a viable tactic, that would be silly even for this game.
But it does seem to me that the distance the shockwave travels should be larger for bigger explosions like this; is it currently a fixed distance regardless of explosion power?