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  1. ... is the Dropbox link coming up as broken for...

    ... is the Dropbox link coming up as broken for anyone else? :confused:
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    Considering how much you need replacement gear...

    Considering how much you need replacement gear (planes, troops, etc.), not to mention the end-of-month overheads, I'd be quite happy to see that starting warchest retained. YMMV.
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    Stun-rod, ballistic pistol, laser pistol, and...

    Stun-rod, ballistic pistol, laser pistol, and plasma pistol cover four of those seven weapons, and that's just off the top of my head. ;)

    (Correct me if I'm wrong, Chris! :D)

    EDIT: Gack!...
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    XSGCOM: Goa'uld Defence and its sequel XSGCOM:...

    XSGCOM: Goa'uld Defence and its sequel XSGCOM: Terra from the Deep, by Hotpoint.

    :confused: You might want to re-read the book, mate: Rainbow Six was based at Hereford in the UK. (It's on the...
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    Goldhawk may be borrowing from SAS practice on...

    Goldhawk may be borrowing from SAS practice on that score. The SAS won't even let you try out for them unless you've got four years' active duty and Corporal's stripes to your name, and many of the...
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    There were a few sergeants around, too. The...

    There were a few sergeants around, too. The problem was that their flagship team consisted of:
    - a full bird Colonel
    - a Captain (later promoted to major, then lieutenant-colonel) as his second in...
  7. Thread: How?

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    Assuming you're not packing alenium warheads, a...

    Assuming you're not packing alenium warheads, a 3-v-3 fight takes a fair bit of micromanaging. You need to bring multiple fighters of your own, of course.

    In the initial phase, select each...
  8. Thread: How?

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    The trick there is to load four Sidewinders, but...

    The trick there is to load four Sidewinders, but hold back three of them in the pre-combat pause. Let the first missile launch and get a little down-range from the MiG (about one grid-square seems...
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    You don't actually get 'nothing' for smoking a...

    You don't actually get 'nothing' for smoking a UFO over the sea. The game looks at where the UFO went down, decides which funding-bloc those waters belong to, and increments the appropriate bloc's...
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    It isn't, AFAIK. Frustrating as all hell,...

    It isn't, AFAIK. Frustrating as all hell, especially when a Sebillian breaks cover ten tiles away from three troopers with full APs and fully-loaded AKs, but it'll be implemented soon enough. :)
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    For the Goldhawk types, a query about female...

    For the Goldhawk types, a query about female soldiers' names. I know that the implementation of female Xeno-troopers was only definitively added to the game's features very, very recently, but some...
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    I'm onboard with most of this. As a suggestion:...

    I'm onboard with most of this. As a suggestion:
    - the current medikit stays in-game, but maybe gets renamed to 'first-aid kit' or something similar. All soldiers can use it, even on themselves,...
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    I tried both methods, then targeting aliens or...

    I tried both methods, then targeting aliens or even random walls to test burst-fire. I'll give it another go in a few minutes the report back, just to check I hadn't done something simple (like not...
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    It's already reflected in-game - once you...

    It's already reflected in-game - once you research a given alien species, your troops get a 10% damage-bonus in all subsequent ground-engagements with them. If you've got an alpha-build and have...
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    Uh, hi. First-time poster here. (For reference,...

    Uh, hi. First-time poster here. (For reference, I DL'ed the 10.2 build from the Kickstarter page a couple of weeks ago and I've been playing the heck out of it ever since. I'm stoked to see all...
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