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Offline Thor

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fs pirates prolly wouldn't ever directly attack the military but maybe if small numbers of fighters came across them they wouldn't back down


Actually, Modern day Pirates do attack millitary targets.  of course, FS pirates would have to have space dust for brains to do that, or really big egos, or both, but they still might.
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Offline Blue Lion

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Or really big ships

 

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Offline Razor

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Simple. Just stuck in your head the idea to tell people all the time the following line:

ARRR!! Walk the plank you goodie good piece of space crap!

 
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Offline Stryke 9

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In real life, space pirates would be few and far between. But they're fun, and this is a game, so assume that space ships are as common as cars, are easy to make, that plasma-based weaponry can be rigged in a garage, and that the void of space is crowded enough uniformy enough that a wing of tooled-out pirates wouldn't either get stuck jumping into a whole lotta nothing all the time, or swooping into an extremely crowded trade depot and being atomized by 40,000 ships.

 

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I thought you became a pirate by typing in arrrrwalktheplank while in mission. This huge :v: pirate ship jumps in.

 

Offline Su-tehp

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Originally posted by Razor
Simple. Just stuck in your head the idea to tell people all the time the following line:

ARRR!! Walk the plank you goodie good piece of space crap!


Actually, FS ships don't have planks (or any sort of wood), so you'd have to modify the line to this:

"ARRR!! I'll make you walk the airlock, you goodie good piece of space crap!...Seriously, though, just give me your valuables."

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Arrr, shiver me... erm... something...

 

Offline aldo_14

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'Shiver me clipping'.

actually it's a large but appallingly poorly armed carrier (1.summat km long).  and the turrets have visiblity problems (they show thorugh the hull at certain angles on the main join), otherwise it'd be done by now.

 

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Originally posted by Thor


Actually, Modern day Pirates do attack millitary targets.  of course, FS pirates would have to have space dust for brains to do that, or really big egos, or both, but they still might.


I haven't ever heard of that.  Terrorists attack military targets, yes, but never pirates.  There is no cargo on a military ship worth having except maybe guns, and usually the crew of such a ship have access to those guns.  I'm sorry, but unless you are refering to the navy of some tiny third-world country, there isn't a soft enough military target for pirates to engage.  Pirates don't fight for the sake of fighting, after all; it's about profits and acceptable risks and attacking a heavily armed frigate (or even a transport ship with a couple dozen marines on board) just isn't an acceptable risk.
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