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User Info: butaneko

9 years ago#1
I'm in like the first 2 hours of the game so the RTS element of the game hasn't really been fleshed out at all. The last mission I've completed was the *SPOILER* spider boss */END SPOILER*. I've tried some ambush missions and my guys basically get rolled over and slaughtered. Additionally I tried a race where the other guy basically got the lead and I never had a chance to get in front of him. I am playing on brutal difficulty but the level of these encounters made me assume that I needed to upgrade or unlock certain things before beating these was even possible. Is this the case or do I just suck/not know what I'm doing?


User Info: zelos736

9 years ago#2
Well, you are playing on Brutal (good choice imo) so I wouldn't say you outright suck, but since it is early game, I would lean more towards upgrading. I would wander around the area, maybe raise some relics, free some serpents and the like to gain more tributes, then try again. Hopefully that works.

User Info: Tricked Out Horo

Tricked Out Horo
9 years ago#3
I found the races and ambushes ridiculously easy so maybe you should wait a while until you get a better hang of the game and upgrade your car and weapons.
Andy Bernard does not lose contests, he wins them...or he quits them because they are unfair.

User Info: Sawyer815

9 years ago#4
The RTS stuff takes some getting used to, thats for sure. As for the ambush missions try running into the enemy doin a mosh pit as the double teams are really powerful. The races I found frustrating at first but after i got some upgrades for the Deuce, they were cake.
"Crazy people don't know they're going crazy, they think they're getting saner."-John Locke

User Info: ShadowAngemon

9 years ago#5
It helps to get the Call of the Wild solo before you do ambushes. You can use the solo, then start the mission, then use the solo again and have four beasts attacking the enemy. This works in other side missions too.
'Anything worth fighting for is worth fighting dirty for!'

User Info: Raiden333

9 years ago#6
Ambushes are already too easy.

1. Hop onto Thunderhog.
2. Drive into the enemy, use the stun.
3. Jump off and do the facemelter solo.
4. Clean up the 1-4 guys left.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. - Friedrich Nietzsche

User Info: ShadowAngemon

9 years ago#7
That probably takes the same total amount of time as my method, actually. Cause four angry Tollusks don't mess around.
'Anything worth fighting for is worth fighting dirty for!'

User Info: Man_called_War

9 years ago#8
I'm playing on normal but I've found using the battle cry solo as soon as the ambush loads helps a lot with keeping your guys alive.
Even a stopped clock, tells the right time, twice a day.

User Info: ytse

9 years ago#9
playing normal too and noticed one thing : coop with a girl with the shutguns, she won't die unless you do, making it muuuuuuuuch harder to fail the mission (though longer).
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