To give you some examples of this:
Frigates Class - Half of them are labelled Cruisers in their name, in fact there's more cruisers than Frigates.
Gunboats - 3 of the ships in gunboats don't make any sense, the Saboath, Alpha Starwing and the Starsaber MKII
We've seen the Lucrehulk moved from Super Cruiser to Cruiser despite originally being a Super Cruiser.
People I've spoken to on IRC have stated different opinions, length, laodout and so on but even comparing those it doesn't make sense. The Alpha XG-1 Starwing is 6m long making it the smallest Gunboat.
The Starsaber XC-01 Starfighter MK2 is a gunboat but the MK1 isn't? Jevon mentioned it was to do with the missile launchers but then that doesn't make sense with the Hertrinar Bomber (Fighter Class) has 3 missile launchers and yet is a fighter. And since the MK2, XG-1 and Saboath can all squad up to 12 in a squad it makes them the most numerable gunboats and yet the JM5k has considerably less firepower (Which if we argue it on the loadout) should be a fighter and not a gunboat.
So I'm trying to find out the reasoning behind what determined a ship to be in a category when some of these don't make sense at all.
Edited By: Gideon Kaine on Year 14 Day 58 18:07
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