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Old October 30 2011, 05:15 PM   #26
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Re: Embrace or Reject?: "Space as treated like an ocean.

C.E. Evans wrote: View Post
It really is a case that you can't. In the part of my post you omitted, it really is as simple that it's too big a distance to show on any screen.
To show two ships at once, yes. To show them seperately, which is what the original series often did? Different wuestion.

Secondly, why would I need to throw sensors out?
Because if sensors remain that strategy makes no sense. You can't have a submarine battle when you know where your opponent is. This is where the cloaking device was needed as a handwave to have a space submarine battle. Simple as.
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