STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT THE TRACTOR BEAM
Written by ECV in 2013
Every ship with two or more engines has the capability of towing any other ship. Wow! This is so useful! You can tow around your own ships to save on fuel or to economize on engines. Towing can also be used to minimize risk in minefields and for countless other logistical bonuses.
Guess what? The tractor beam can also be a frightening weapon. You might want to tow an enemy ship somewhere and attack it or capture it. Or you could tow an enemy ship for someone else to attack it. You can pit players against each other and create chaos in the cluster using the tow mission.
Maybe you’ve figured out how to tow enemy ships away and exploited this to great advantage. It’s really great fun, isn’t it? But it’s not so much fun when you are on the receiving Continue reading30