Everybody loves pirate faction ships, right? What if we implemented a system similar to tech 3 ships that involves using salvage/hacking items that can only be found in Low-sec plexes. This would require people who build those ships to either plex in low-sec or buy from people who do.
Make a new ship:
The lo-sec miner.
I envision a "drake", in a gas cloud, armed to the teeth with 6 missile launchers(hams, hml or assault), 1 bonused mining laser of appropriate type and a core probe launcher.
Mids are filled with epic tank and a point.
lows are 3 bcu's.
dronebay is filled with shieldbots.
There's 10 of them in that cloud. And in comes the pirates.
6. Q-ships ========= These would be ships developed in -secret research facilities- found only in Low-sec, possibly even in a deadspace complex. First developed in WW2, a 'Q-ship' is essentially a battleship disguised as a merchant ship. When the enemy goes to engage the ship, -surprise-! How would this benefit low-sec? Well, the various factions could be developing these ships for use in Faction warfare, and testing ...more »