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11-14-2007 @ 4:40PM
People are still figuring it out. Give it some time and there will be an accepted tactic. Right now the team that balances out it's offense and defense the best will win. The team that zergs forward leaving a few at each bunker/tower just long enough to cap it before they rush forward to join the zerg WILL lose the match now. There must be at least 5-10 or even 15 on Defense now. One or two squads of 5 that stop the capping, harrass the defenders of the capped bunkers/towers.If anything the new strategy far favors the alliance, as it's much easier for a 1-2 man squad to sneak behind the lines and cap the towers. This is of course solved by just a modicum of defensive awareness.I also think you'll see more small squads declaring early on in the cave "i'll cap the mine" or some such terminology, leaving them to do so, before joining the defense.Who knows. I could be wrong. We'll see how it develops. A number of my early matches turned into alliance turtles in the usual spots, with a zerging horde force and not enough defense to prevent the alliance capping all the towers in the rear, allowing them to win on reinforcments.I've not yet actually seen Van in 2.3 so far, though I've heard that some battles have gotten so far as to actually cap the opposing general.All in all I like it though. Much more PVP fun. Before it was a race to 40 man tank and spank boss fight. Of course now it will probably be far more affected by the play of the people you're with, much like AB has been.I look forward to running it a few more times tonight.
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