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Offline Mad Bomber

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By all means. I had hoped other people would latch onto my obsessive attempts to create some semblance of timeline :D
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Offline Mars

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Gotta love :v: they kept everything just detailed enough to spark everyones imagination, and just vauge enough to make everything entirely open ended

 

Offline Mefustae

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Damn it, that description has made me want to play this Cardinal Spear everyone talks about, and wouldn't you know it, I can't find a goddamn download!

 

Offline Sarafan

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Damn it, that description has made me want to play this Cardinal Spear everyone talks about, and wouldn't you know it, I can't find a goddamn download!


Same thing here, does anyone have that campaign?

 

Offline Goober5000

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Soon. ;)

 

Offline Sarafan

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Soon? Wasnt it already released? :confused: Cardinal Spear, I mean.

 

Offline Taristin

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Offline Sarafan

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Ah, so you're porting it to 3.03? Are you also doing any modifications on it as well?

 

Offline aldo_14

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NB: is there any reason why the Vasudans couldn't have adopted a 'swarm' type tactic ala the Red Army (or perhaps Japanese Imperial Armies 'Banzai' style culture) in WW2 for their lighter classes, anyways?  The Vasudans are described as, IIRC, a race of artists and engineers rather than warriors, but I don't think it makes it impossible for them to take the massed-forces approach; particularly as it appears Terran weapons were superior, so they'd need to accept losses anyways (especially given the ****ness of the Anubis, for example).

(at the same time, it could explain having something like the Typhon being 'king'; fighters and cruisers could be disposable, but the fighter and bomber base not)

In any case, it might be that the Aten is **** because **** is cheaper to make.

 

Offline Taristin

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Its good looking ****, though. Artists ++;
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Offline Colonol Dekker

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@ Aldo, i think the HOL forces took the more "aggressive/disposable assets" approach as shown by the kamikaze fighters and cruisers in FS1...... :)

But i make ya right, The frail design and mass numbers appear to indicate a "pfft" approach to their war-style in general.

 

Offline Kosh

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There's canon evidence that the Vasudans would sometimes use swarm tactics (and it happened in a mission against the HOL during FS1).


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Offline Mad Bomber

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Meh. It still works.
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Offline Snail

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You also forgot about the destruction of the GTD Goliath by kamikaze Anubis fighters.

 

Offline Colonol Dekker

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No we didnt   :nervous:.........................................ok you got me at least.


Classic example of T vs V in tactics = look at the very first non training FS mission, Guard the Orff against X amount of Vas fighter wings, with 2!!! Apollos......... (man that fighter is sweet)

 

Offline Snail

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Those Anubis fighters were what remained of a damaged Vasudan convoy looking for revenge (or something).

 

Offline Colonol Dekker

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Yeah but that just reinforces my position :)

 

Offline Mefustae

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No it doesn't, you don't have a position, all you have is a squalid hole in the ground where your arguement used to be.


...:p

 

Offline Colonol Dekker

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Luckily for me my squalid hole is full of beer and porn.
Still the ZODS forgoing reason and withdrawing to a VAS bas and getting reinforced before smacking the orff show show they can swarm when logic dictates not swarming.........

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Offline Snail

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They were low on supplies and had no base to run to. Go read through the FS1 Command Briefings.