Andrzej Doyle
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What triggers crew experience increases?
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Piloting A crew member who is controlling a helm gains one point of experience for each incoming projectile that is dodged during combat. This includes asteroids, so long as you are in combat at the ...

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What effective combat strategies exist with the cloaking device?
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Aim When it comes to the cloak, a good offense is the best defence. Rather than the consistent protection of shields, a cloak gives you a front-loaded period of excellent defence, followed by a period ...

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How can I beat the final boss in Faster Than Light?
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In addition to peacedog's excellent write-up above, I find boarding parties can make things much easier. Each of the boss' weapon systems is in a standalone room, manned by a single human - which ...

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How can I counter enemy away teams?
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Doors. Upgrading the door subsystem is cheap - only 20 scrap to upgrade to blast doors to slow the enemy down, and another 50 to upgrade those blast doors. With blast doors, the enemy's movement is ...

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Are there any defences against bomb weapons?
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I've just noticed something which makes my question less significant - there are no bombs that cause hull damage. I felt there was a sort of imbalance because there was something that could cause me ...

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What's the easiest way to gain the Master of Patience achievement?
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I've found that this can easily be picked up in the first couple of sectors. All you really need is 50 scrap to upgrade your shield subsystem two four bars (two shield "bubbles" when fully powered). ...

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How do C'Thun's buffs work if I Entomb it?
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Case 1 and case 2 are to all intents and purposes, identical. The C'Thun buffs act as an aura on your hero. So let's say to start that the druid played C'Thun as an 8/8. After you entomb C'Thun and ...

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What are some effective strategies for boarding enemy ships?
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If the enemy ship has an active medical bay, it's going to be very, very difficult to take over with boarders, as the enemy crew members will run to the medbay when they're injured. At least part of ...

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How can I maximise the amount of scrap I collect?
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An obvious one - minimise the amount of scrap (or scrap equivalent) you spend on things which aren't making your ship more powerful. Specifically, I'm thinking of avoiding damage that you will ...

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What is the most common method to find a group for a Flashpoint?
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With the recent addition of patch 1.3, the Group Finder is by far the easiest/most effective way to get groups together for flashpoints (both heroic and normal), story-mode Operations, and heroic ...

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How do sniper rifles compare?
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The Mantis' advantages over the Widow are lower weight, and greater ammo capacity (10 shots total by default instead of 8). This stays true throughout the upgrade process. The weapon upgrades have ...

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Making your actions properly repeatable
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I believe that your method of firing 20 times was not valid. Supplying a prefix to the f command actually tells it the number of projectiles you want to fire in that single action. (This isn't ...

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Any way to make your crew stop attacking a system?
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If you order them to move to another room, they'll stop attacking and start walking. If you want them to stay in that room for some particular reason, then an approach I've used in the past is to ...

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