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Wazat Wazat 17 April 2019

Proton Rockets or Advanced Proton Torpedoes?

Let's say you have a ship with both  and slots, or you're choosing between ships based on which slot they have.  You want a five-dice munition, and two are available: Advanced Proton Torpedoes (APTs) and Proton Rockets (Prockets).  Which to choose?  After all, some of these differences matter more than others:

+Front Arc
-Limited to Bullseye
-Range 1 only
+Ranges 1 - 2
-Requires Lock
+Requires Focus
-Only 1 charge
-Only 1 charge
+Changes a Hit to a Crit
-No inherent dice mods
Cost: 6 1
Cost: 7 1
-Not Hyperspace-legal 1
+Hyperspace-legal 1

1 Cost and hyperspace status are as of this writing, and could change soon

Among these pros and cos, a few tend to matter a lot (range, arc, token), while others (e.g. changing a hit to a crit, one poin…

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