Wait Dont Kill The Pg Yet~

m0nk3ym0nk3y Members Join Date: 2004-06-21 Member: 29452Posts: 132
ever got siege when hive 2 was up? well the fades go throguh mariens easily and the onos just destorys everything else and everyone is like " ATTACK THE PG NOW"

why not save the pg for last? i mean its a fountain of res. after destroying everything around it, just wait for the marine to pop up and there u go, 2 res!!

just let the little aliens get more res and they can become a better alien!

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  • Fog_cartoonsFog_cartoons Members Join Date: 2003-09-08 Member: 20658Posts: 361
    Your point makes sense, but you have to take into account the danger of letting Marines shoot you. Normaly, when a PG goes up, you're screwed and people don't like losing hives, so you get rid of the root of the problem.
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  • degamer106degamer106 Banned Join Date: 2004-05-09 Member: 28550Posts: 162
    uhh yea when they come back with heavy armor or gls you're really in for it.

    Just kill the damn thing.
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  • UzguzUzguz Members, Constellation Join Date: 2003-06-05 Member: 17016Posts: 342 Fully active user
    It's a fountain of res if only LA Marines are coming through it, preferrably with LMGs. Otherwise, as stated, it isn't worth the risk.
  • j3stj3st Members Join Date: 2004-06-28 Member: 29602Posts: 239
    do it if they are lvl 0 armor lvl 0 weapons non-jp non-ha lmg marines and u r an onos
  • WhiteRabbitWhiteRabbit Members Join Date: 2004-08-08 Member: 30456Posts: 44 Fully active user
    True
    If they return with HA HMG (with good comm they sure will) u wont stand a chance even with onos + fades + load of skulks

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  • XCanXCan Members, Constellation Join Date: 2002-11-03 Member: 5904Posts: 1,055
    What I really like is when the PG is totally being overruned and the comm decides to be a **** and beacon while telling everyone to phase. That's instantly 20ish res for the alien team. biggrin-fix.gif
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  • OrganoXOrganoX Members Join Date: 2004-03-21 Member: 27473Posts: 837
    QUOTE (XCan @ Aug 19 2004, 10:40 AM)
    What I really like is when the PG is totally being overruned and the comm decides to be a **** and beacon while telling everyone to phase. That's instantly 20ish res for the alien team.  biggrin-fix.gif

    Haha, i have been there so many times.
    Not only does alien get 20 res, the marine team loose pretty much res.
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  • kiddiegrinderkiddiegrinder Members, Constellation Join Date: 2004-01-09 Member: 25181Posts: 71 Fully active user
    i suppose waiting for marines to pop out depends entirely on the amount of upgrades they have an if they got HA etc
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  • LitoLito Members Join Date: 2003-09-04 Member: 20560Posts: 516
    any comm worth his nanites would medspam the pg and give the marines a chance.
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  • j3stj3st Members Join Date: 2004-06-28 Member: 29602Posts: 239
    what is most annoying when u r a marine is...when u just phased in and the comm suddenly decides the pg is getting overrun by kharaa...so he/she recycles the pg so u r stuck there having to deal with the worst forms of kharaa torture.
  • NGENGE Members Join Date: 2003-11-10 Member: 22443Posts: 1,007
    Getting rid of the PG first stops the threat. Against rines with a comm that know what they're doing, that phase is nothing more than a quick way to get back to kicking your A.
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  • bonkeykong1bonkeykong1 Members Join Date: 2004-07-22 Member: 30048Posts: 18
    my favorite is when the alien team camps the pg, then the comm beacons and gets everyone to phase thru, and then he recycles the ips and drops himself tons of meds and guns out side the cc, then he plays the six flags commercial song and then when the aliens are coming he f4s and sprays goatse allover the walls of the rr
  • UzguzUzguz Members, Constellation Join Date: 2003-06-05 Member: 17016Posts: 342 Fully active user
    That's... unfortunate wow.gif
  • MamboKingMamboKing Members Join Date: 2004-03-06 Member: 27169Posts: 207
    And while you sit there waiting for rines to phase through one rine caps every node on the map. gg
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  • Rapier7Rapier7 Members Join Date: 2004-02-05 Member: 26108Posts: 1,216 Fully active user
    It depends on how badly you've killed them the first time. If you just barely inched them out through one lucky skulk, a phase will really hurt. Or if the comm researches HGs and tells his marines to prime it before phasing.
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  • LitoLito Members Join Date: 2003-09-04 Member: 20560Posts: 516
    Unless you're playing against compelte and utter nubs, the phasegate should always go down first except during a seige, in which an argument of what goes down first can go both ways.

    Although its a bug, several marines can phase through at the same time. And you won't be able to kill them all unless you have large life-form backup. Add in the medpacks, random knockback here and there and you'll regret you didn't take that phase down when your hive goes down instead.
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  • UzguzUzguz Members, Constellation Join Date: 2003-06-05 Member: 17016Posts: 342 Fully active user
    Aye, Lito has the right of it.
  • Jared101Jared101 Members Join Date: 2004-02-22 Member: 26804Posts: 280
    QUOTE (j3st @ Aug 19 2004, 01:37 AM)
    do it if they are lvl 0 armor lvl 0 weapons non-jp non-ha lmg marines and u r an onos

    then just go kill the base
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  • SinSpawnSinSpawn Harbinger of Suffering Members Join Date: 2002-11-12 Member: 8359Posts: 1,684
    Leaving a PG alive can allow a mass rush on the hive again. Depending on what lifeforms you have, but if your all skulks this can be very dangerous, oh no...the6 marines that pushed thru killed 4-7 of your attackers and they're slowly respawning as marines are just popping out like rabbits. Also usually there is a TF with sentrys around shooting you also. More bullets = bad for kharaa sponges.
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  • DarkwolfDarkwolf Members Join Date: 2003-11-21 Member: 23336Posts: 72
    i miss when it was "dont kill pg, i want to go through it"

    It was the best way to attack someones base.

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  • ChurchChurch Meatshield grunt-fodder // Has pre-ordered NS2 Members, Constellation Join Date: 2002-12-31 Member: 11646Posts: 2,462
    Yep. Phase gates SUCKED for marines big time when aliens could use them back in 1.04 (that's why they were rarely used in clan games. But then, teching to JP was all the rage back then) and invade the marine outpots using the PGs.
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  • Swift_IdiotSwift_Idiot Members Join Date: 2003-01-05 Member: 11883Posts: 862
    I forgot aliens could use the phasegates.

    Hahahaha. Man those were the days. woo.
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  • SinSpawnSinSpawn Harbinger of Suffering Members Join Date: 2002-11-12 Member: 8359Posts: 1,684
    QUOTE (Darkwolf @ Sep 3 2004, 05:56 AM)
    i miss when it was "dont kill pg, i want to go through it"

    It was the best way to attack someones base.

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    You still can with the PG plugin in biggrin-fix.gif
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  • SLizerSLizer Members, Constellation Join Date: 2003-11-07 Member: 22363Posts: 1,301
    OH sweet 1.04 it was so hilarious to be an oni taking pg down the by mistake going into it and phase to ms! few seconds of panic while you go back to where-ever and hearing ms rines say lolo/WTH/:P

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  • ZaggyZaggy NullPointerException The NetherlandsForum Moderators, NS2 Playtester, Reinforced - Onos, Subnautica Playtester Join Date: 2003-12-10 Member: 24214Posts: 3,654 mod
    If you don't kill the PG asap, they will get time to build a TF/turrets/siege cannons, which will make removing the marines of that location even harder.
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  • IcebirdIcebird Members Join Date: 2004-09-04 Member: 31361Posts: 2
    It's ussually a bit of a risk, i personally say keep the damned thing up if u have four or more skulks surroundin bit and the rines dont have heavies yet. Otherwise, two or three skulks really cant camp a phase gate all that well....
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