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Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 7:06 pm
by Quorad
I almost got hit by missles and it was scary, plectrons everywhere!!!!
OMG it was horrible.
I can't believe I survived. And I got them really good too.
I like to fire those long range ones at the begining at static defenses, and I fire plectrons at on-coming squadrons at an angle so they are spread out and I like it when i use a heathen to swerve and dodge everything.
Really fun

Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:00 pm
by TheKangaroo
I like getting enemy missiles to hit their own defences, I'm not too successful on that, though.

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 2:04 am
by Legacy
It was just me and my Stinger, a medium-light assault ship/dogfighter. My wingmates had been blown to hell, ejected, or warped. The friendly wing had been decimated. An enemy wing remained, or most of it. Dodging a wall of Plectrons, I drove in towards a larger, more heavily armed enemy ship who had just fired the sum of its working launchers. The rest of his wing followed, and even though I was out of missiles after firing the last two into the ship in front of me, my engines and repair drones were fuctioning and I veered off as another barrage of missiles flew by. One struck me and i lost all but one command point, but the others hit the enemy wing leader a moment after he fired a missile that struck and damaged another of his friends. I saw their hyperspace engines kick in and managed to avoid any further damage until the mission ended.

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 6:36 pm
by Quorad
Nice one Legacy! I would love a screenie if that is possible. I bet that was pretty scary though.
I haven't encountered that yet though. Nice job on that one.
By the way Legacy, what scenario was that you played?

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:55 pm
by Legacy
It was some kind of ambush mission or maybe an assault, it was early on, so I was using a ship that was limited in the arsenal department in favor of speed. Of course, I usually end up using those ships for myself until I die, because I find little pleasure in using the "tanks."

Would this work?

Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:00 am
by Guanchao
I once had a mission where I ended up piloting my Elfire (Weak shields, but decent manuver) through an area of nothing but turrets and ships after I had no missiles left, Hyperspaced with roughly every missile possible behind me (except Yataris) and my ship having a Red Ring.

That was kinda fun.

Now I use a pretty good ship, super shields every where and excellent turns; No it's not the Heathen Class.

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 4:46 am
by McLauren
I was doing a mission completely by myself because if I cant have my own stealth ships as my wingmen, I dont get anything. Luckily it was only a patrol mission. I was flying straight in stealth destroyer. Then I saw the enemy squad heading straight for me. They have no idea im there and im pointed straight at the wingleader, an Eagle. So I ready 4 plectrons and ram them down his throat. He explodes and the other ships scatter. and break to go for them I fire one daycorn at the rear of a drone, he doesnt have time to eject and blows up. Then I make a u-turn and go for the other 2 ships. Turns ot they ran into each other and were sitting there thrying to regain their oreintatation so I readied another spread of plectrons. They both had 2 turns left before hyperspace. I clicked en-dturn and destroyed them both in that turn! No one ejected, no one escaped! A whole squad eliminated without ever seeing an enemy ship. I had a 100% hit ratio and I got a gold cross. It was like a professional assasination or something. It was so sweet!

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 6:11 pm
by Quorad
I sometimes do that too. But that was really nice.
I like my own mission that has around 7 sets of defenses in one spot and 5 enemy squadrons. It is really fun when you pilot my ship that costs a base of 300 for level one and 356 for level 2 and 38? for level 3. Each level includes different missles and more shields.
My best is a cost of 422 credits and 3 different missle types. But I haven't bought that one yet. I am almost there.

I usually have around 1200 credits total by mission 70
I haven't got a medal of honor yet, all conspicous, courage, and gold crosses. But most are gold crosses.

Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:08 am
by Old Man Johnson
My 200 mission commander had so many credits that he bought himself a ship that costs 422 and then bought 4 Warriors. But I'm just boasting. Sorry.

Anyway, what happened was that I took on 3 Warriors at the same time and won! It was sweet. I used like 20 Plectrons though.