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Darth_Rommel
07-30-2001, 07:58 PM
It might actually be worth building a wall in battlegrounds, 'cos then stealth units can't get in :)

Paragon_Leon
07-30-2001, 07:59 PM
it looks like walls will be a bit less effective in GB anyways, with air-units and all..

Ewok14
07-30-2001, 08:01 PM
No point wasting time in building wall coz air units will still hammer you'r base

Clefo
07-30-2001, 08:06 PM
Not unless you build Air Defenses.

Ewok14
07-30-2001, 08:08 PM
Not neceseraly true you could blow open the wall with you'r air units and march in with a couple of at-at's and hammer said base

Clefo
07-30-2001, 08:12 PM
Then that is called good strategy...

Khabarakh
07-30-2001, 08:13 PM
Though if you built a shield generator (will we get these?) to block out the aircraft then u base safe till the enemy sends in a whole bunch of bombers to destroy the shield!!;)

Ewok14
07-30-2001, 08:13 PM
I stick to my point

Paragon_Leon
07-30-2001, 08:18 PM
no doubt he'll stick to his.
:p

i like GB already because of stuff like air-units, shields etc.
it's a whole new ballgame.
finding a fave civ will be very fun indeed.

Tie Guy
07-30-2001, 09:46 PM
I think that the shield just inceases the HP of the things insidee, rather than blocking things out. As for walls, i never used them much anyways, i prefer defenses that fight back. :D

Darth_Rommel
07-30-2001, 09:51 PM
Me too. I was just saying with a wall jedi with stealth mode could not get into your town and 1) explore, find weaknesses 2) Destroy power core etc.

Paragon_Leon
07-31-2001, 04:08 AM
yeah, those sneaky things are generally just annoying.
better be overrun with brute force than sabotaged from the inside out...

Kuma
07-31-2001, 10:23 AM
Hmmmm sabotage that sounds good


:evil6:


But don't you think the jedi's will be available only in later "Ages"?

Tie Guy
07-31-2001, 10:39 AM
If they can sabotage in the first place. We don't know if teh ycan destroy buildings like a tanya. :D

Paragon_Leon
08-02-2001, 09:53 AM
i used to think that was lame in RA2. if you couldn't get to a Tanja in time, she'd blow up half your base.

DarthVader
08-02-2001, 10:50 AM
Those walls are little cover only! u have to build lots of guard towers behing the wall!
But SOME heavy gun can destroy walls in 1 min!!

:atat: explode

Ewok14
08-02-2001, 10:54 AM
Lucasarts Probably Change stupid things like that anyway how do you know the gard tower won't go down at the same ime?:laughing: explode

Paragon_Leon
08-02-2001, 11:48 AM
only with Death Stars, my friend... only with Death Stars.

JediMasterEd
08-02-2001, 03:04 PM
what about an infantry rush. wall protect buildings inside while you prepare for a battle when they blast the wall to pieces or a bobardment of bombers/fighters

Tie Guy
08-02-2001, 05:04 PM
All teh technology in the universe and the best they can coime up with are walls? :D

Why not have like a shield type wall, rather than concrete or duracrete or whatever. You know, like a light barrier wall. That would be alot cooler.

Paragon_Leon
08-02-2001, 05:05 PM
you could, but it would make for a very wierd looking base. this way you really have the feel of digging yourself in and attacking forest-like structures.