[conquest] Re: new conquest strategy guide
David W. Payne
dwpayne at gravitic.com
Fri Oct 20 13:16:42 MDT 2006
I read the web page and will read it again this weekend.
At that time I will give you some feedback. Especially looking
forward to reading about macros which was not in the page
I checked. I sincerely believe the newbies need some real help
in that area. They do not recognize the true value of some
well thought out macros.
As far as the etiquette..... I tend to agree with Jon. This is a game
where you CYA or loose it. Better to play well, play safe, play RTS
than depend on your competition to abide by a set of arbitrary rules.
Looking forward to rereading the page.
Jon Trulson wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Almighty Tallest Cataboligne wrote:
>> All conquerors:
>> The strategy guide has begun. Check it out here.
>> The text is 99% finished. I still want to add more gfx to detail the
>> I left out nefarious stuff from the etiquette section on purpose. If
>> think anything there provides too much of a hint about cheating or
>> the game let me know straight up and I'll fix it.
> Hehe, I read it yesterday, will go through it again tonight
> perhaps, if you've added more.
> Some of it seemed ill-worded (difficult to understand). Other
> parts made me laugh in fond remembrance of battles long gone.
> I especially like the 'strategy' tips :) So true.
> I did disagree with the etiquette mentions in two areas:
> - that if you chase an opponent into his home system and kill
> him, and he regens back and comes after you (who is probably
> damaged or low on fuel) is somehow not honourable.
> Au Contraire.... That's part of the game. Hint: Don't kill
> an opponent in an area where he will regen with a new ship
> and kill you (like his home system) :) If you do, then good
> luck :) It's possible to get out of those situations - I
> have succeeded in simply cloaking and waiting for fuel/dam
> to regen as a last resort. Boring, but can work. Also,
> did't I do that to you once, twice? :)
> - that attacking a vacant ship is dishonourable. Sorry, but
> if I find vacant warlike ships, I will kill them for the
> easy kill points. I have even successfully hunted cloaked
> vacant ships too :)
> If you want to go vacant, then hide. Go somewhere out of
> the way and cloak. Maybe leave your shields up. Don't
> expect to be immune from attack just because you are
> vacant. :) The goal in war is to win.
"No Kill I", said the Horta to the Fly....
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