Best and worst dropship boarding locations

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Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by HKO2006 » 25 Oct 2017, 02:57

BEST
RO (outdated due to new windows at RO south exit)
Defense wise: there is no space at west and south exit for marines fire plus restriction of movement by window frame at west and 1/2 tile choke point at south. East side is open but there is a wall blocking direct fire plus no marine go through maintenance anyway.
Meta wise: instant deny marines of equipments, easy access to cryo to deny reinforcement (or gain hosts)
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Being called up to hanger, open space, direct fire from 3 sides
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by Recounted » 25 Oct 2017, 22:23

Worst spot is def hangar when it lands there your fucked if you go up there with 15 and maybe 20 xenos if marine did a meta retreat
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by Kneez » 26 Oct 2017, 23:12

The hallway left of alpha and bravo prep. Xenos get trapped.
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Post by kooarbiter » 27 Oct 2017, 15:11

Kneez wrote:
26 Oct 2017, 23:12
The hallway left of alpha and bravo prep. Xenos get trapped.
Good thing we have a CORROSIVE BOI
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Post by GoliathTheDespoiler » 07 Nov 2017, 06:24

CIC is just great. If command couldn't evac before the ayys landed, thenSD is NOT going to happe .
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by HKO2006 » 01 Jan 2018, 11:15

Kneez wrote:
26 Oct 2017, 23:12
The hallway left of alpha and bravo prep. Xenos get trapped.
Right. They can hold better if they have Boiler/Crusher. The one below held by Crusher and Queen screech + hug and won due to Queen screech + hug too gud and low marine count at this point.
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by jalen earl » 01 Jan 2018, 14:48

Best:

medbay bang ontop of surgery. Just causes mass panic by doctors and wounded leading to lots of FF and lack of organisation Or CIC as you instantly destroy command communications.

Worst

East of alpha and bravo prep, only landed there once but if they are holding briefing its a shooting gallery with no way out
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by dylanstrategie » 07 Jan 2018, 22:39

All crash sites were redone. I'm sure there's still some subtleties on what part of the ship it lands in and what it destroys, but it should be less brutal than being walled in on landing

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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by HKO2006 » 08 Jan 2018, 02:44

^ Thanks for the info.
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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by Dumblike » 08 Jan 2018, 04:41

jalen earl wrote:
01 Jan 2018, 14:48
Worst

East of alpha and bravo prep, only landed there once but if they are holding briefing its a shooting gallery with no way out
or just run with down with boilers/crushers

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Re: Best and worst dropship boarding locations

Post by jalen earl » 08 Jan 2018, 18:08

Dumblike wrote:
08 Jan 2018, 04:41
or just run with down with boilers/crushers
Was 2 boilers (1 was me)a prae, rav and crusher. Basically had a 3 tile wide alley of grenades, mounted smartgun and auto turret to run into.

We had no other way to go except down
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