easier than ever before
Now that we have 30 Armorpoints at the beginning of the game it takes 3 bites to kill us. Or 1 Para and 2 Bites.
Here is what happened to me:
Marines rush System waypointing at ns_veil to build a commchair there.
At this server we have about 12 players in every team.
However most of them are noobs so only 3 guys rushed the relocate spot.
Before 3.0.3 i would have killed all of them sicne they were all building that cc.
Here is the thing...I had no time to parasite them, because if i would ahve parasited them they would have shot me right away. So i needed to attack fast. Which didnt work because i landed 3 hits at the first marine which is a looong time if 2 other guys keep shooting you. and after that one i was down.
Fact is that there was no time to parasite them so i had no chance (they were armor 1 marines for me...)
And that leads me to say "Relocates are more valuable now because if the aliens want to wipe you out before you get the base up they ll most likely have no time to parasite everyone of you which makes it much harder for them in close combat"
Voila. So go out my little frontiersmen and do a loooot of relocates. Weeeeee