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Slingshot Effect

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Postby Legacy » Sun Apr 01, 2007 1:13 am

Interesting tactic for hitting turrets and other semistationary targets: using Oriks(or another missile with relatively low turning rate) I've looped missiles between and around as many as three ships(including two wingmen) to strike at an enemy target that would have been risky to approach otherwise. Does anyone else ever use this tactic? I'm doing it more often lately for some reason, as I've begun favoring Oriks in my ship designs.
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Postby Old Man Johnson » Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:49 am

Nah, I just rush in blazing Plecs everywhere. I'm not a very strategical thinker; my combat technique consists of pointing myself at enemies and firing Plectrons at the right time. My ships usually have a bunch of armor, so I take a lot of hits but dish them out, too (doesn't work against turret rings, sadly)
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Postby Legacy » Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:18 am

Oriks are one of my favorites in turret attacks, as are the guided heavy warhead missiles, light blue, can't think of the name off hand, haven't played CM since yesterday. Get close enough, fly in fairly straight at first, and fire a salvo as you veer off at a shallow enough angle that they still seek, but your enemy's missiles skim right by. One of BZA's ships that he's retired from his front ship page was really good at this, since it was a sort of heavy-ish fighter, so it had a good arsenal, and sharp turns weren't required. I was the only one left once and flew his ship back and fourth through and around inside the ring until the turrets were all gone. Staying in the ring resulted in them doing a lot of self-inflicted damage, otherwise I'd have been out of missiles.
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Postby umeboshi110 » Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:12 am

i sometimes use this tactic when i see the chance but i've never really though about it before. also, flying through a turrent ring with a good amount of turrets is very dangerous, and it's hard for me to get through without getting hit even with ships with very high turning and it doesn't net me nearly as much self-inflicted damage as i would like. I have no idea how you did that with a ship that i'd assume has Poor Mobility Syndrome :D . i guess the ring was already had some damage, then.
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Postby Legacy » Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:28 am

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Postby umeboshi110 » Sat Apr 07, 2007 5:56 am

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Postby Legacy » Sat Apr 07, 2007 5:08 pm

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Postby Legacy » Sun Apr 08, 2007 7:17 pm

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