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Offline legionof1

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #30 on: March 07, 2017, 03:16:35 pm »
Night vision article is unlocked by research at some point. You don't start with it. Or that was the case 2ish patches ago when i started my last campaign.  But Dioxine has been rearranging the tech tree quite a bit recently so...

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2017, 03:25:17 pm »
Yeah, I get lost too. ☺

Still, it should be unlocked rather early... and there's the hawtkeys article.

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2017, 04:49:20 pm »
As a side note: Gals carry personal lights.   At night, using NV, you gotta toggle them off with 'L'. 

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2017, 04:57:37 pm »
This makes no difference, actually. These lights are beneath the spotting threshold (unless big lights on Loader suit).

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #34 on: March 07, 2017, 05:10:32 pm »
Still good habit to be in for night runs. Never know when a suit might get light generation modified by some future update. Or bug there in. 

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2017, 09:40:37 pm »
How do I send multiple interceptors after a craft? I don't have enough craft yet to even do it but I might need to later

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2017, 09:54:03 pm »
How do I send multiple interceptors after a craft? I don't have enough craft yet to even do it but I might need to later

Just repeat the process. Click on 'intercept', or on the hostile ship, or directly on your base, and select a friendly ship to intercept. Then do it again and select the second ship.

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2017, 10:32:28 pm »
Will they engage at the same time or just in sequence?

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #38 on: March 07, 2017, 10:37:03 pm »
https://www.ufopaedia.org/index.php/UFO_Interception

When one interceptor catches up, remain in 'shadow them' mode and minimize the window.   This takes you back to geoscape time where other craft can catch up as well.

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2017, 02:52:30 am »
I didn't know I could do that, thankyou :)

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #40 on: March 09, 2017, 02:21:09 pm »
Any opinions on the best lethal and non-lethal melee weapons? I'm primarily using handles right now, it was recommended to me since unlike stun batons they bypass more armour and scale better with stats, but the fisticuffs tend to be highly lethal when I use them. Is the fuso sword the best melee weapon? Just got an aqua plastic axe which seems good

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #41 on: March 09, 2017, 04:04:51 pm »
Something with .5 or better scaling is usually sufficient to kill anything in a few swings. Strength is pretty easy to quickly cap out, unlike reaction or melee skill, so i tend to favor strength scaled weapons for convenience. That said other picks have more potential damage when maxed.

For nonlethal my goto is gun-butt attacks, again strength scaled with decent base and saves inventory for something else.

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #42 on: March 09, 2017, 06:25:10 pm »
Reaction shots with guns tend to be lethal, I like to stand outside a door with a handle equipped and level reactions while getting captives

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #43 on: March 09, 2017, 07:15:51 pm »
Valid tactic but im generally only wanting to stun on my turn when i have control of where bodies end up. I use lots of explosives so a stunned corpse pile in a choke is not always a good thing for my play. 

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Re: How to get points?
« Reply #44 on: March 10, 2017, 12:25:26 am »
Well, I'm mainly thinking about the civvie ships I'm downing. I don't mess about with dangerous enemies, but if I think something has a weapon that can actually hurt me or some explosives then I dont take chances and just bring them down with laser fire. Civvies trapped in a ship are good reaction practice with the handle