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Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 08:33:36
At LSN, apparently he timed out, I don't even remember that we had a game...

C.G.B. Spender
29-07-2002, 08:59:33
That way I beat PB

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 09:11:37
I beat PB like that as well.

I'd have more losses than wins if people didn't keep timing out.

Guy
29-07-2002, 14:34:23
Several of my recent wins have been because my opponents timed out. Very disappointing.

They need some sort of messaging system so that you can ping people to find out if they ever got the turns or if they're just too busy to play them. I've had several turn files get lost and have gotten into the habit of resending and requesting last results of any game that doesn't progress after a day or two.

Of course, I've only got two current games, so that's not as time consuming a habit as it might have been a month or so ago.

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 14:37:13
And you'll have beaten me very shortly.

Guy
29-07-2002, 16:21:29
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Guy
29-07-2002, 16:21:59
That assault went way better than I had any right to expect. :)

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 17:19:19
It was about how I thought. I didn't have any normal troops left.

Guy
29-07-2002, 18:19:51
True, but I didn't expect your missile tanks and HQ's to be that worn down already. Having seen your AI doing some repair work, I thought they were closer to full strength. I felt a bit like those Rebel troops in The Empire Strikes Back who charged at the AT-AT that had just fallen over only to have it explode into a million pieces at the first shot.

Mind you, I'm not complaining. :)

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 18:22:45
You can't repair HQs. :(

I blew my own missile tanks up clearing the tree line

Guy
29-07-2002, 18:32:39
Ah, hadn't thought of that. Mechs seem to be rather disadvantaged to me, even though they almost always are able to get early leads. Their heavy hitters are too expensive and too vulnerable. Once you've bought your force, there usually isn't too much room for flexibility, you're stuck into a strategy. Marines are much more adaptable. The only place I like Mechs is in real tight quarters where they can't get plunked at by snipers.

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 19:05:29
Yeah... I thought I'd try them on that level but I didn't have the field of fire I'd expected. Oh well.

Funkodrom
29-07-2002, 20:08:33
I just beat Shiny on a time out as well!

Guy
30-07-2002, 13:09:44
Well done!

Funkodrom
30-07-2002, 13:11:18
I should start more games with people who don't play anymore. :D

Venom
30-07-2002, 13:12:32
You're really kicking ass and taking names Funko.

Guy
31-07-2002, 12:01:03
Well, he was, anyway. :)


Congratulations, you have beaten Funkodrom.

PLAYER STATS - Guy
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Rank: 88 (up 10 places)
Rating: 1072 (+9)
Level: 1


Games Played Won Drawn Lost Success rate
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League 9 8 0 1 88%
Friendly 10 9 1 0 100%
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Total 19 17 1 1 94%
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Funkodrom
31-07-2002, 12:38:15
How many of those 8 wins were against me? At least 4.

Guy
31-07-2002, 13:14:02
I'm not sure. I've played a few league games against Shakey, and one or two against random people, but yes, I think the majority were against you. Most of my friendly wins were against Vincent when we were playing around with various goofy teams (all grunts vs. all grenadiers, etc.)

It feels like I've played a lot more than 19 games, but I guess not.

My stats are only impressive if you look at nothing but the percentages. :)

Funkodrom
31-07-2002, 13:16:10
I always seem to end up as mechs against you or versus mechs and I'm crap in both situations.

Guy
31-07-2002, 14:23:55
Well, quit it!

Venom
31-07-2002, 14:34:06
Or learn how to use/fight mechs.

Funkodrom
31-07-2002, 15:46:26
That's what I'm trying to do.

Actually he beat me last time we had marine vs marine too. :D

Guy
31-07-2002, 16:49:40
I'll trade you, you can be marines against my mechs next time 'round. You pick the map.

Funkodrom
31-07-2002, 21:34:27
What and get rid of all my excuses? :)

No longer Trippin
01-08-2002, 11:32:37
So that's what you call your dick?