Let's break down the alien team's roles
Okay, I got so excited reading the "Tales from the frontlines" that I wanted to get the scoop on all of the alien classes. Hopefully this will be a fairly fresh topic. :)
I would like to know the current roles and functions for each alien class (level). And not just the "official" functions, but also those roles that the playtesters have developed that wasn't necessarily part of the original "vision" for the class.
Here are some things I believe to be true for them:Level 1:
get kills by stealth or Xenocide in a rush (blow up turrets -- after hive3)Level 2:
defense (webbing) and building structuresLevel 3:
dog-fighter (mid-fielder) and Turret harassment?Level 4:
Sneaky and strong ... main roles? Is he the main trooper for the aliens in the mid and late game?Level 5:
breaking base defenses and buffing teammates in a rush -- Is this guy good on D? If your hives are getting killed, do you ever evolve into a level 5 to save it?
Care to share playtesters? :)