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Concerning the GVB Bakha...
You know, I used to sort of think the Bakha was a stupid ship. I only ever used it in Bearbaiting and High Noon, after all, and those missions wouldn't be a shining first impression of any craft, really.

And it's not that bad. It's a decent fighter-bomber. I got some good use out of it in Procyon Insurgency -- though that was mostly because of the Phalanx Cannon. Point is, it's not some sort of horribly-designed deathtrap, like Bearbaiting might make it seem.

On the other hand...there's not a lot recommending it. It's not great at any of the roles it fills. The Sekhmet is a better bomber, and arguably a better fighter-bomber, too. And the Tauret is almost certainly a superior heavy fighter.

So, I don't hate it, but...

I guess what I'm trying to say is -- it's not like I like you or anything, Bakha.

 

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You made an effort.




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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
There was an attempt.

 

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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
It works way better as a bomber for a hostile force, let me tell you.


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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
You made an effort.
I'd say it was worth it, well played.

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Stupid bomber! I'm only flying you because I have to, n-not because I like you. S-so don't get the wrong idea, got it?! Baka!

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Stupid bomber! I'm only flying you because I have to, n-not because I like you. S-so don't get the wrong idea, got it?! Baka!

Crap, I should have thought to incorporate something like that. Could've helped with the foreshadowing.

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Honestly the Bakha is just idiotic. hur hur
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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
I would always prefer a Bakha over a Boanerges which is nothing more like a flying tomb like the Ursa...

Even all of them are simple crap against the Sekhmet, true.

But well... i always hated Bomber missions in this game because of the AI that can not protect you anyway. So a Bomber that can be used as a Fighter is always needed IMO.
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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
I would always prefer a Bakha over a Boanerges which is nothing more like a flying tomb like the Ursa...

Even all of them are simple crap against the Sekhmet, true.

But well... i always hated Bomber missions in this game because of the AI that can not protect you anyway. So a Bomber that can be used as a Fighter is always needed IMO.

Well the Bak(h)a is kinda related to suicide and bombing (check the nickname of that thing): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yokosuka_MXY-7_Ohka

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
You do know that it is pronounced 'Bek', right?

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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
You do know that it is pronounced 'Bek', right?
You seem like a bekha.
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[02:44] <@Axem> with 2 of them

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
You do know that it is pronounced 'Bek', right?
You seem like a bekha.

Haty-ek em mi kha.

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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Kestrellius, I respect you for this thread. It's a good thread and I've enjoyed my time reading it.

N-not that I like you or anything...
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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Haty-ek em mi kha.
What did you just call my mother?!
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[02:42] <@Axem> spoon somethings wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> critically wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> im happy with these missions now
[02:44] <@Axem> well
[02:44] <@Axem> with 2 of them

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
According to a website of unknown reliability it means "Your mind is like an empty room" in Ancient Egypt.

 

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Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
According to a website of unknown reliability it means "Your mind is like an empty room" in Ancient Egypt.
Mods?! Are you just going to allow this?!
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[02:42] <@Axem> spoon somethings wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> critically wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> im happy with these missions now
[02:44] <@Axem> well
[02:44] <@Axem> with 2 of them

 
 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Spoon asked for mods, not admins! ;)

 
Re: Concerning the GVB Bakha...
Use Ancient Egyptian as a placeholder for writing Vasudan language.

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