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David Hulegaard

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Having difficulty earning the "Lone Wolf" banner in multiplayer? Get some tips from Lead Combat Designer Corey Gaspur!

bit.ly/X0HZly

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LOL, geth infiltrator.

Real men solo platinum with a volus.

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CmnDwnWrkn

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"The two classes I used were Turian Ghost and Geth Infiltrator."

Say no more.

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All you devs are scrubs.

kthxbai!


ps: I like your blogs

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Doodle

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I find the turian ghost build funny.

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PapaJester

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Pretty sure he's just making it up. He equipped 2 Shotguns, and took Bonus power on the Turian Infiltrator's Tac Cloak, but didn't take any Overload.

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So Lone Wolf does indicate skill?

Must be true since a dev said it.

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xlxkxcc

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Annomander wrote...

LOL, geth infiltrator.

Real men solo platinum with a volus.


Nothing is "real" in a game or on the internet.

Anyway, gaming tips from dev, that's first I know and kinda sweet.

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OldIrish138 wrote...

Pretty sure he's just making it up. He equipped 2 Shotguns, and took Bonus power on the Turian Infiltrator's Tac Cloak, but didn't take any Overload.

I noticed the same thing and wondered if I was completely missing something??  He even specified "Evolve 3: Bonus Power – for overload blasts" despite fully speccing everything except Overload.

Unless - 6/6/6/6/6 build?  :wizard:

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Really, this is the first thing we get from you guys today?

One word: HUNTRESS

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xlxkxcc wrote...

Annomander wrote...

LOL, geth infiltrator.

Real men solo platinum with a volus.


Nothing is "real" in a game or on the internet.

Anyway, gaming tips from dev, that's first I know and kinda sweet.


Check his TGI build. maxes everything except overload, but then takes bonus power @ rank 6 TC, and power damage at rank 4 armiger legion.....

WHEN HE HAS NO POINTS IN OVERLOAD?

The day I take build tips from a dev is the day I take tips from a bronze / silver player.

Its not happening.

I'm guessing you've also yet to solo platinum with anything thats not kroguard / reetard carbine?

:police:

Edited by Annomander, 28 November 2012 - 07:48 PM.


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Zso_Zso

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Not to mention using Warfighter gear without an AR -- just for the extra 2 grenades, while grenade capacity would give extra 5...

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Ignored fitness but took TC only to 5? Lolwut?

Ignored overload on a TGI? I don't even...

Bioware, this is terrible advice. Biower, plis, stahp.

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Zso_Zso wrote...

Not to mention using Warfighter gear without an AR -- just for the extra 2 grenades, while grenade capacity would give extra 5...


There's also this great piece of gear called shocktrooper.... which y'know gives you +2 grenades and +12% additive bonus to shotgun damage.

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Soloing just confirmed for me that sync-kill are the worst idea that made it into multiplayer, and whoever came up with them has no idea what makes a game fun.

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He trickss uss!

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davidhulegaard wrote...

Having difficulty earning the "Lone Wolf" banner in multiplayer? Get some tips from Lead Combat Designer Corey Gaspur!

bit.ly/X0HZly


nice read.

but i Don't get one thing

Stim Pack: Fully Evolved

  • Evolve 1: Damage
  • Evolve 2: Pack Capacity
  • Evolve 3: Weapon damage
Tactical cloak: Fully Evolved
  • Evolve 1: Duration
  • Evolve 2: Recharge Speed
  • Evolve 3: Bonus Power – for overload blasts
Armiger Legion: Fully Evolved
  • Evolve 1: Damage and Capacity
  • Evolve 2: Headshots
  • Evolve 3: Damage & Stability
Fitness: Fully Evolved
  • Evolve 1: Durability
  • Evolve 2: Shield recharge
  • Evolve 3: Fitness Expert


why spec into fire 1 power (for overload as stated) but not spec into overload.
If not using an AR with the TGI (which you didn't) and not using overload (which you didn't) rank 6 of tac cloack is a wasted 6 points

you could have went 5 in fitness and added 3 to overload
5 in stimpack and added 3 to overload
5 in overload nad 3 in fitness or stimpack

It seems like wasted points on the build? am i missing something here?

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Zso_Zso wrote...

Not to mention using Warfighter gear without an AR -- just for the extra 2 grenades, while grenade capacity would give extra 5...

The Shock Trooper gear would also be a good choice. Yes, it only grants 2 extra grenades, but it also gives extra damage to your shotgun.

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Also: You know balance is bad when the lead combat designer needs to rely on overpowered classes to complete a challenge meant for all players.

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Annomander wrote...

LOL, geth infiltrator.

Real men solo platinum with a volus.


Spam shield boost doesnt equate to real men :devil:

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And what if it's his favorite class?

"My new favorite character is the Geth Infiltrator, he's really cool"

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Wow, TC with Bonus Power, extra power damage and no actual "Power"? Ignoring Overload completly?

I don't even know what to say... First Mr. Fagnan admitting some time ago that they balance the game around silver and bronze and now this supposed "advice" that every player with a little experience would dismiss as "unsatisfactory". Confirms my impression on how the devs handle their own game.
Explains a lot though.

Edited by Leland Gaunt, 28 November 2012 - 07:56 PM.


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lol this blog makes no sense, and leads me to belive this guy has never even played, did anyone check this blog b4 they let him release it? obviously not, about like the  bugged new characters, seems to be a running joke at bioware

Edited by DeadeyeCYclops78, 28 November 2012 - 07:55 PM.


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TGI without AR, no Overload, Bonus power evo on TC and wrong gear? Wat?

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I didn't realize that the Acolyte benefited from AP ammo...