At the title screen, option-click the Escape Velocity title. This will
display the EV-MST3K scroll. At the end, when you see "M.C.B. 4:35
A.M." hold down option-shift-control-command-F. You will hear the
Forklift theme song, "They'll Try To Kill 'Em With A Forklift". The
loaded pilot will then receive the forklift--a weapon of unspeakable
power which the pilot can take with him (or her) from ship to ship.
Don't use this weapon at close ranges...
The forklift is guided much like a torpedo (and is just as slow), but it
has an incredibly long range and does tons o' damage. Seven
simultaneous forklifts (you need a LONG running start for THIS little
trick...) will disable a Confed Cruiser! Five simultaneous will KILL a
Rebel Cruiser. Anything less than a Kestrel will be killed with only
one shot. Sometimes, small fighters are kind enough to collect
together. One shot can kill them all.
This is the only weapon I know of which is capable of killing the dread
Cap'n Hector, and only if you aim it at ANOTHER ship; time it just right
so that Cap'n Hector is passing the ship just as the forklift detonates.
(Of course, he's like Doritos... crunch all you want; they'll make
Hit the "x" button at the title screen and
a list of hilarious (to some) haikus...
Thanks to Revolution readers Chris Kernan, Jack, Mcmstr1 and David J. Gannon!!