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by Dralax
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Lone Wolf challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 4800

Re: Lone Wolf challenge

No engine upgrades was an additional challenge, proposed by some user on those forums before. IIRC I've got cloak around sector 3. Max engine + helm 3 is a bad idea. It's way too expensive on normal and very unreliable. The trick with single-crew playthroughs is to have sure ways of avoiding damage ...
by Dralax
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Lone Wolf challenge
Replies: 8
Views: 4800

Re: Lone Wolf challenge

It's a lot easier than unshielded Stealth B. Stealth B needs a lot of luck to pull off, while a single crew member works quite reliably on most ships. My Engi B Sole Survivor run Regarding the most challenging: it's definitely not engi B. I'm actually trying to pull this challenge on all of the ship...
by Dralax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Airless ship strategy
Replies: 16
Views: 16912

Re: Airless ship strategy

What's the point of running it like this all the time when venting the entire ship with all airlocks open and oxygen off takes about 2 seconds?
by Dralax
Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Teleport is OP
Replies: 33
Views: 15933

Re: Teleport is OP

GCP wrote:One thing you all are forgetting, you can't defeat the flagship with a teleporter only, and that's often half the challenge in a typical game.

You can't only because stage III has supershield. Add any weapon capable of damaging that and beating flagship with TP is doable and actually quite easy.
by Dralax
Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Am I such a noob or what?
Replies: 3
Views: 2687

Re: Am I such a noob or what?

@OP: If you are taking damage with Engi A then my guess is that you aim at the wrong systems. Taking out weapon controls should be your top priority. And get a defense drone (Unless you already have one) and deploy it EVERY time you see missiles on the enemy ship. I hate when people give advice usin...
by Dralax
Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Engine Failure Challenge...
Replies: 3
Views: 3053

Re: Engine Failure Challenge...

I did this + sole survivor in one run using Zoltan A. http://imgur.com/a/Rnall I really didn't notice it changing my gameplay too much. Power surges were certainly much worse, enemy ships with lots of ion/lasers were a bit more difficult and I had to skip a few beacons in early sectors to get to exi...
by Dralax
Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Multiple System Failure
Replies: 3
Views: 3630

Re: Multiple System Failure

A bit more details would be nice to adress that particular situation as it is really difficult to make a general statement about priority of repairs. Obviously anything that isn't weapons/piloting/engines/cloak/shields/def drone can wait until after the fight (particularly the oxygen system - way to...
by Dralax
Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Have I just been really unlucky?
Replies: 4
Views: 2836

Re: Have I just been really unlucky?

Actually the first is Engi: you get it for arriving in sector 5 I believe.
by Dralax
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mantis ships really need a nerf
Replies: 14
Views: 7429

Re: Mantis ships really need a nerf

After reading the title and the first paragraph I thought you were talking about Mantis B as that one is in fact OP.

AI controlled Mantis ships are 100% fine. Just get doors 2/3. What needs a heavy nerf are the events that make you fight a Mantis ships and at the same time spawn 3-4 boarders.
by Dralax
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Increase the difficulty?
Replies: 15
Views: 8504

Re: Increase the difficulty?

Lowering scrap simply puts more weight on RNG giving the player good equipment as opposed to being able to buy it. AI actually aiming for critical systems would make the game unplayable for anything short of Mantis B. I think what's needed to improve difficulty are minor changes to AI. Things like f...