Re: USS Galactica in Star Trek
If I remember correctly, SFB had "lasers" and they were weaker than phasers. But it has been a long time since I played.
As far as real world difference, ya got me.
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).