It was clear from early on in development cycle that the Hornet would be the main military fighter in SC. That's why the Hornet was my 1st choice during the fundraiser. It would be a ship with fundamental backing from it's developers (as proven by the effort put into the Squadron 42 campaign and its reward system).
That said, if the goal is communal benefit, the answer to 'Hornet vs i325a' changes. A pack of i325a's will kill a Hornet. The question could be; -How can we consolidate as a operational group and make the best use of our numbers? (-Already addressed to a certain extent by creating this forum. Thank you Rickety!)
If the Hornet does not have the range or logistic support to operate where needed, using i325a may be the only option (although vulnerable to Vanduul fighters).
Personally I would love to see game economy that is able to support the Hornet's Kill-on-Demand capabilities.
IF WHEN reaching the 15mill stretch goal, the Hornet pilots will be in for a celebration!
In general I am careful engaging in discussions like this, and I quote Ludy:
"By the way this is all throwing crap at a wall and seeing what sticks at release." -But until then; do not forget that we all have the voice to influence RSI and the outcome at release.
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Last edited by KosPilot; 7th July 2013 at 03:05 PM.