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Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #585 on: August 26, 2018, 03:14:29 pm »
Espers like to get their hands dirty and enjoy a good pogrom, can't remember if Church VIPs like that as well, they were well behaved for quite a while.
Attacking enemy bases is also a sure way to find them and I think battleships? They can also be on easy but really fast ships that only carry a small crew, hard to catch, though.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #586 on: August 26, 2018, 03:49:58 pm »
Battleships, enemy bases and crackdowns against you have the provost.
The fast hard to catch ship is the "Hotrod" and usually goes with 6000 speed. But it carries the faction-leader and 2-3 guards.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #587 on: August 26, 2018, 07:24:34 pm »
Cruisers and corvettes also carry faction leaders. There's a number of options for grabbing VIPs, each with their own tactical advantages and disadvantages.

It depends on what VIP you're looking for. Mid tier VIPs can also be found on lighter shipping if you're not ready to intercept the big game.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #588 on: August 26, 2018, 09:53:39 pm »
The wiki says to do night missions at the start because of NV advantage. Is that right? My enemies attack me from out of sight (e.g. academy nurses)?.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #589 on: August 26, 2018, 10:18:13 pm »
The wiki says to do night missions at the start because of NV advantage. Is that right? My enemies attack me from out of sight (e.g. academy nurses)?.
Most (maybe all) unarmored humans have NV 9. You have NV 12, so it is small advantage. And use left ALT to check which side your gals are facing.


Am I suppose to find Siberia Base more than once?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #590 on: August 26, 2018, 11:04:54 pm »
It will keep spawning until the end of the month in which you research the Russian files item. Lest i think its the files the removes it from the mission list. After its removed a new month needs to happen to refresh the spawn list.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #591 on: August 26, 2018, 11:53:30 pm »
So it will spawn every time I research Russian Files? Because I have 3 more I think.

Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #592 on: August 26, 2018, 11:55:17 pm »
No, once you completed the research it will stop spawning. It might spawn again until the end of the month in which you did the research, because the missions are rolled at the beginning of the month.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #593 on: August 27, 2018, 11:30:40 am »
What is your best way to deal with tanks?

I see the tank, I shot at it, it reaction fire me and I save scum, until it drops. But that is no fun.

Stop savescumming and start learning to play.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #594 on: August 27, 2018, 06:17:15 pm »
Stop savescumming and start learning to play.
That`s why I`m asking for strategy advices.  ::)
My goal is to reduce scumming to a minimum or even avoid it.



Let`s talk about Gauss:
Is it worth using it? Okay, it has better damage then lasers, but lack autofire and has worse accuracy.

What do you think about it?
« Last Edit: August 27, 2018, 09:00:45 pm by LouisdeFuines »

Offline R1dO

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #595 on: August 27, 2018, 09:52:47 pm »
In that case try to accept that deaths happen in any xcom universe.

Once you go that route i can guarantee you playthroughs become much more fun (and rewarding)

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #596 on: August 28, 2018, 12:13:49 am »
Let`s talk about Gauss:
Is it worth using it? Okay, it has better damage then lasers, but lack autofire and has worse accuracy.

What do you think about it?

Yeah sure, I normally have a couple gals carrying gauss weapons.

Offline BBHood217

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #597 on: August 28, 2018, 04:59:24 am »
Give a sniper gal a sniper gauss and watch the people melt.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #598 on: August 28, 2018, 07:20:34 am »
I'm having trouble finding a prismatic shield, where can I find one?

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #599 on: August 28, 2018, 07:10:48 pm »
Where do I get a reticulan`s stuff and the Reticual Hybrid from?

Need this for the healing gel.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2018, 09:56:06 pm by LouisdeFuines »