A small guide to my preferred strat.
How to aid your team most during an NS game? (on pubs)
This guide is all about sacrifice, meaning you will rarely get a chance to go Fade, Lerk or Onos.
-While the countdown is still running tell your team, that you are saving for a hive.
-Your aim during the first 30 seconds is to rush MS, killing as much rines as possible. Usually there are not more than 3 rines in MS and in most cases all of them are building.
-Depending on the rines reactions to your first rush you are either standing in their base, chewing their IP, always watching the CC.
Or you have been sent back to the spawn queue with at least a single kill.
-Keep pushing their base, as long as you get a positive score count from it (K:D>1).
-If you did a good job, your gorges will have usually secured at least 2 RT and your res count should be 47 around the 2 minute mark.
-Tell your team that you are going to place a hive at “desired location” and place the hive.
-Don’t evolve back to a skulk, just stay gorge. As soon as DCs are going up redemption will be the update of your choice.
-During to build time of the second hive don’t spent any res (unless there is a lack of DCs).
-When the second hive is up and you are having 40+ res move to the third hives location and built it. Should you have 30- res place a MC below each of your 2 hives. Should you have 30+ but 40- res save till 40 for hive placement.
-As soon as the third hive is up start creating an SC walkway from the hives to marine base. (place an SC in your hive, and advance to marine spawn. As soon as you stop cloaking look for a save place to build a SC nearby. Continue till your fellow aliens can walk all the way to marine base cloaked)
-Advantages: Early second hive, early third hive. Might result in a 60 seconds victory.
-Disadvantages: You need to know how to play a decent Skulk/Gorge (this includes bhopping). You should preferably not die as Gorge(hence redemption). You won’t have any OCs to cover you, since you are using all your res for hives and upgrade chambers. You don’t place RTs in the beginning. Relies on DMS.
When to use?
-Usage preferred on nearly any server, especially when the initial rush is a success.
When not use?
-Do not use if you are an Uber-Fade, since your Fade skill will aid your team more.
When to consider use?
-Rushing MS with lots of Clanner/Vets on rines might get tricky.
Written for NS b3.05
Feel free to correct any spelling errors, as well as grammer.
Any opinion, suggestion,addition is welcome.
Should you feel the deep desire to flame, then combine it with a constructive post.
Should you ever meet me on a sever, join Khaara and experience what early hives can do.