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                      FAQ for Line Wars II PC. Version Final
                               Last updated 12/03/04
               This FAQ is of course copyright (c) 2004 Josiah Herrington
    Contents                   [TOP]                |  [W0.1]  |
    Table of Contents.........................[TOP] Use the above box to keep the
    1:  Intro.................................[010] Search code for your current
    2:  Legal stuff/Updates...................[020] Location in so you can jump
    3:  Overview..............................[030] right back to where you were
    4:  Frequently Asked Questions............[040] in the walkthrough without
    5:  Factions..............................[050] having to search! 
    6:  Playing the game......................[060] 
    7:  Walkthrough...........................[070] You can access any area in
          Level 1 Asteroid Storm.............[W0.1] the table of contents by
          Level 2 The First Blood............[W0.2] Pressing CTRL+F and copy
          Level 3 Princess Escort............[W0.3] and pasting the code into
          Level 4 The Pirate Ambush..........[W0.4] the find box and it will
          Level 5 Disable The Base...........[W0.5] take you right to it!
          Level 6 Defend The Base............[W0.6]
          Level 7 Destroy the Convoy.........[W0.7]
          Level 8 Fight For Freedom..........[W0.8]
          Level 9 The Final Battle...........[W0.9]
    8:  Ship Classes.........................[080]
    9:  xxxxxxxxxxxx.........................[090]
    10: Credits..............................[100]
    11: Contact Information..................[110]
    FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS HOLY ON THIS GOOD EARTH.......................[111]
                                     1:  Intro
    Hi there peeps!I be writing a line wars II FAQ! I have no clue why! It's like
    writing for superman 64; Nobody cares! I would just like to say that this was
    fun to write and I hear the Charlie Brown Christmas special on and that happens
    to be something that in American culture is almost obligatory television. Go
    And lastly, GO Nokia! More specifically, go away!
                                  2: Legal stuff/Updates
    This FAQ is mine and is copyright(c) 2002 Josiah Herrington. 
    This FAQ, as of now, can only be displayed at:
    Gamefaqs (http://www.GAMEFAQS.com)
    and may be used for personal use only.
    If any other site wishes to use this FAQ, then they may do so at will, but I
    require them to still send me an E-mail telling me that they are doing so and
    I still reserve the right to say that they may not.
    You may not sell this FAQ, distribute it, or otherwise make money off of it.
    Not because I said so, so much as that nobody is ever going to buy this guide.
    However if you do make money I get a free dollar per sale! I am having way too
    much fun here so I shall stop!
    12/03/04 V1.0
    Went on a line wars spree!
    45% done! YAY!
    12/07/04 Final
    Finished it! 100% done!
                                    3: Overview
    "One of the most entertaining games I have ever played...for a short while...It
    loses it's appeal after about a half an hour. Granted it is a really really old
    game. Like back from the era where it was between games were new and awesome,
    and where they were well known and still awesome. That era was known as "the
    era where games weren't required to have good graphics, story, sound, replay
    value, or anything else, as long as it was fun to play for a short time." That
    was a bad era for video games, but they didn't screw everything up!"
    This game really is fun to play, but it doesn't last very long. It is only 9
    levels long and it doesn't have very good replay value.
                             4: Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Why are you writing for a game this old?
    A: It's what I do! My hobby! And I love gameFAQs!
    Q: So how difficult is this game?
    A: Not very hard except for the 6th and 7th stage of each level.
    Q: Hi! I am a fellow LineWars Fan!
    A: Cool! You want a cookie or something?
    Q: I can't beat *level* HELP!
    A: Sorry, All I know about the game is in here or will be after this next
    week of finals.
    Q: Can I E-mail you? I found an error/have a question.
    A: See the contact section.
    Q: Wanna be my pen/pal? I'm from *insert foreign country, like Maine*
    A: While people do ask me this, NO!
                                    5: Factions
    Yours: They don't really have a name, but they are the good guys. Lead by the
    emperor who is the father of Princess Babifka, your lover.
    The Pirates: A bunch of nefarious briggands who seem to like attacking
    princesses who are sent out to a barren planet with a minimal guard making her
    the prime target of a ransom situation.
    The Aliens: Tha bad guys. they impersonate the Emperor for no apparent reason
    and attempt to destroy humanity.
                                 6:  Playing the game
    The controlls ar simple:
    Pitch down:       Up Arrow Key
    Pitch up:         Down Arrow Key
    Turn Left:        Left Arrow Key
    Turn Right:       Right Arror Key
    Fire Laser:       Control
    Fire Missile:     Alt
    Teleport:         F3
    The controls can be changed to your preferences.
    How to play:
    Basically you will go through each level and each level has 7 stages. the first
    one will be the easiest and the seventh will be the harde4st. This is the same
    for all 9 levels. Kill all the baddies to proceed to the next stage. Beat all
    seven stages to beat the level.
    Now remember, lasers aren't very powerful, but a missile is a one hit kill to a
    fighter craft, and three missiles will take down a cruiser. Thus when fighting
    many enemies the key to winning is the teleport key. Use all your missiles and
    then teleport to the next ship and use it's missiles. Your wingmen and foes
    never use missiles. When you run out of missiles you should be in a cruiser if
    at all possible. The rate at which they fire the lasers and the power of the
    lasers makes it worth the slowness and clumsiness of the ship.
                                   7:  Walkthrough
    Here you will find the walkthrough for the Single Player mode of the game.
    Level 1 Asteroid Storm
    Blow up all the asteroids before they hit the starbase in the middle.
    Stage one:
    As soon as you start, hit the accelerator and start hunting the asteroids. I
    promise you will fail if you do not use the radar. Asteroids are the red dots.
    The ones closestthe mddle are in front of you and the ones on th outer edge are
    behind you. The brighter the dot is, the closer it is to you. If you see one
    that is far away, don't bother aiming, just shoot a missile. Remember, you
    basically want to be shooting them and they will only take one laser to kill.
    Stage two:
    Not a whole lot different that stage one, just blow up the asteroids. Now the
    base will launch another fighter to help you after a while. The fighter will
    blow up a few asteroids and just sit there.
    Stage three:
    More of the same, but there are more asteroids and they move a little faster.
    Keep an eye that one rogue asteroid doesn't hit the base because if one does,
    the base dies. It is slightly incongrouous if you think about it. If you crash
    an asteroid, it dies, if you crash the base, you die. So it would seem logical
    that if an asteroid crashed the base, the base would die, but I guess not.
    Stage four:
    Now there are even more asteroids. This time there are some ones that are quite
    small. If you aren't careful you can miss them and they will crash the base.
    Needless to say, that cannot happen.
    Stage five:
    There are loads of asteroids now and they are al moving even faster. Don't try
    to take them all out at once. Stay near the base and kill what you can. If you
    kill all the ones to the right it doesn't matter much if a single one to the
    left hits the base. Be sure you are using your missiles and wingmen here.
    Stage six:
    Now there are too many asteroids to count and they are all moving pretty
    quickly. Staying close to the base and covering all sides is very important
    to victory here. I wouldn't be suprised if you died a few times here.
    Remember to use missiles and lasers effetively.
    Stage seven:
    O_O Now there are an obcene amount of asteroids, they are moving very quickly,
    AND some take as many as 4 hits to kill! Just when you thought it couldn't get
    any harder! Take these out and use missiles. When you run out of missiles or if
    the remaining asteroids are far away remember to teleport to your wingman's
    ship with F3. Use his missiles and always heep taking care of the ones near the
    Congratulations! you just beat level one!
    Level 2 The First Blood
    You are pitted against a bunch of Space Pirates. Kill them all to win.
    Stage one:
    there are only 2 space pirates here. As soon as the battle begins you should
    teleport to one of your wingmen's ships with the F3 key and proceed to use a
    missile on each of the pirates. Remember, against fighter craft, one missile
    translates into an instant one hit kill, so only use one per foe.
    Stage two:
    Basically the same as number one only there are three Space pirate ships
    instead of two. Teleport into your wingman's ship and take them down with a
    missile each.
    Stage three:
    Much like stage two, only there are four pirates here and they tend to gang up
    on a single wingman so as to kill him before you can save him. This can easily
    be countered by the old princible, "The best defense is a good offence." Warp
    into a wingman's ship and slay as many as you can with missiles and use lasers
    to kill the rest. Now you and your wingmen will gang up on him!
    Stage four:
    This is where it gets tricky. Not only are there more enemies, but they also
    don't only spawn in front of your allies, that means they can spawn to the side
    of you. So don't teleport immediatly. Instead survey the map and determine if
    any of the pirates are near you. If there are then shoot them with your
    missiles. Otherwise teleport to a wingman's ship and proceed to blast the
    space pirates with missiles and lasters till they die.
    Stage five:
    Here it gets more tricky. The number of foes get bigger, and they are faster,
    have more health, and all tend to gand up on other ships. Even though they have
    more HP, a missile still wipes them out in one hit. Repeat the same strategy as
    number four.
    Stage six:
    Here it is difficult. Now only will the pirates hide behind asteroids while
    they attack, but there are like 12 of them and they all tend to focus on one
    wingman or YOU! If they start to target you you need to kamakazi if possible.
    Fire all of your missiles off as they are shooting you and ram a pirate ship
    while shooting it. You will auto teleport into another ship and that pilot
    instead of going to your ship will now go into deep space. Awww. Once the ship
    dies, repeat the process. If they target youm kamakazi, if they target a
    wingman, pick them off with missiles and then teleport to another wingman and
    either kamakazi or continue to pick them off.
    Stage seven:
    Exactly like stage six except with more enemies, but you also have a ton of
    wingmen now! Horay! This stage is a walk in the park. Just slay them with
    missiles and lasers.
    Congratulations! you just beat level two!
    Level 3 Princess Escort
    Protect the pricess's cruiser at all costs. If the cruiser dies, you die.
    Stage one:
    Simple, do like you did at the beginning of level 2 and teleport into a
    wingman's ship and blow the pirates away with missiles. Careful as they tend to
    hide behind asteroids and popout to attack suddenly. Such sneak attacks can be
    deadly. If ANT ship is attacking the cruiser, slay it if you have to kamakazi
    into it. You can teleport to another vessil. The royal family apparently does
    not have access to such technology.
    Stage two:
    Repeat the above process but there are a few more pirates and the asteroids
    tend to sometimes crash the cruiser which never is a good thing. Keep an eye on
    the asteroids as you neutralize the pirates.
    Stage three:
    This stage gets a little tougher as the pirates now deliberatly target the
    cruiser together. The cruiser has a lot of health but it can't take too much of
    a beating. Use missiles to take out the pirate forces while they are occupied
    with the cruiser.
    Stage four:
    The same as stage three except that the pirates are more numerous and will
    break off the attack of the cruiser and attack you sometimes if you open fire
    on the,. They won't have a chance to do that if you fire a missile at them so
    do that. And remember to teleport to a new ship when you are done and use it's
    Stage five:
    Actually pretty easy. There are a lot more pirates, but many of them spawn
    near your original ship so you can blow them with missiles ASAP. Then
    teleport to a wingman and blow they crud out of the ones that attack head on by
    using your missiles on them. Be wary of the asteroids.
    Stage six:
    Crudloads of pirates will attack and suddenly. Use your missiles to pick them
    off as best as you can and then teleport to a wingman and do the same. Hope
    that they don't target the cruiser because if they do it will be dead before
    you can help it.
    Stage seven:
    And you thought it would be hard did you? You were right! Lots and lots of
    space pirates will flood out of the asteroid field and from all sides. Use your
    missiles in your initial ship to slay the ones that are closest inproximity to
    you when the stage starts and then teleport to a wingman and use missiles on
    any ships that attack the cruiser. When you have launched the last of your
    missiles teleport to another ship and do the same. Once they are all dead you
    will have beaten the level.
    Congratulations! you just beat level three!
    Level 4 The Pirate Ambush
    Remember Level 2?
    Well this is very similar.
    Stage one:
    there are only a couple space pirates here. As soon as the battle begins you
    should teleport to a wingmen's ship and use a missile on each of the pirates.
    Remember, against fighter craft, one missile translates into an instant kill,
    so only use one per foe. Missiles don't miss in this game so once you fire it
    target another foe.
    Stage two:
    Basically the same as number one only there are more Space pirate ships here
    Teleport into your wingman's ship and take them down with a missile each. to
    claim your victory!
    Stage three:
    Much like stage two, only there are more pirates here and they tend to gang up
    on a single wingman so as to kill him before you can save him. As soon as they
    kill him, they will gang up on another and kill him. Warp into a wingmans ship
    and slay as many as you can with missiles and then warp to another and use all
    of it's missiles to slay more pirates and continue on until all pirates are so
    dead they could not be any more deader!
    Stage four:
    Now there are a crapload of pirates, though they still aren't very bright. They
    still gang up on one ally and shoot him with lasers, and can still be beaten by
    the good old strat of warping into a wingman's ship with the F3 key and blowing
    three pirates away with missiles and then teleporting into another ship and use
    it's missiles. The pirates will be dead in no time flat!
    Stage five:
    Here, not only are the number of pirates growing rapidly, but they are getting
    tougher and there are enough of them that now they tend to gang up on multiple
    wingmen! OH NOES! Continue the same strategy of warping and missile-using till
    they all bite the dust...or become space dust...whatever; You get the idea.
    Stage six:
    It's hard here, now there are lots of them, they all have high HP, (though
    missiles are still a one hit instant death), and they will gang up on your
    allies. luckily your allies have grown much more numerous and actually hold
    their own in battle. This not only translates to less pirates shooting your
    ship, but also means that there are more missiles waiting to be used by you
    to blow away the pirates! Which is exactly what you should to. In fact, you
    will find that this strat of shooting three missiles, teleporting, shooting
    three more, teleporting, etc will work on all space battles where foes tend
    to be primarily fighter craft. It also works on bases very well as you will
    see in the next level.
    Stage seven:
    See stage six? Do exactly that. The pirates are out in force now, but so are
    your wingmen and you should wipe the floor with them provided you follow the
    above strategy. If you want a chalenge you can try to do a no missile stage.
    You will likely get whooped, but it would be a challenge!
    Level 5 Disable The Base
    Basically you must kill all of the pirates with/O killing the base. If the base
    dies, its game over. What doesn't help is that the base spawns many more pirate
    fighters that you have to kill. ALL the stages in this level are the same 'cept
    that the base will spawn more pirate fighter craft in the later stages. However
    if you follow this one strategy below in all seven stages you will do great and
    should utterly obliterate them.
    Stage one through seven:
    OK, as soon as the mission starts, teleport until you get to the wingman that
    is closest to the base. Use his missiles and the missiles of the wingman near
    him to kill the sentry pirate ships. Then decend to the big rectangle that is
    the hangar of the base. Now let your men handle all of the rogue pirate craft
    that enter the system as they will do it nicely and just camp out in front of
    the hangar. When a pirate ship spawns, blow it away with a missile. No sweat!
    Once you run out of missiles, teleport to a nearby wing-man and spawn camp by
    the base again and blow away the pirate fighter that spawn. Eventually you'll
    will have destroyed all of the pirate ships and you will have won the mission
    probably without having ever died. It's just that simple! Now if you for some
    really messed up reason you want to do it the bad way you could just dogfight
    them and not spawn camp and stuff, but this just makes it so much easier. But
    I should warn you that in taking all the challenge out of it, it takes all of
    the fun out of it. ;)
    Level 6 Defend The Base
    Wee, you know that base you just captured from the space pirates? Yeah, well I
    guess they want it back and they are prepared to kill you to get it back. Wait
    just a second! That would mean that they would have a bigger kill counter than
    you, and that just won't do! So in this level pirate ships will spawn and will
    attack the base trying to kill it rather than let you have it. This is the one
    and only level where I have seen the AI use missiles. The pirates used them on
    the base. Again, this base mission has one strategy that will work through all
    seven stages very well! I will give you three guesses to guess what that is!
    Stages one through seven:
    OK, class, what was the strategy for fighting mainly fighter craft? Yes billy?
    WHY YES! It is the shoot missiles, teleport, shoot missiols, teleport strategy
    of doom! So that is what ye shall do! Basically, many fighter ships will spawn
    and try to take out the base. The only thing you have to worry about is pirate
    fighters that shoot missiles. I have found that they don't fight back when you
    attack them, even if you don't missile them. However missiling them is the way
    to go 'cause not only does it kill them quicker, exposing the base to far less
    harm, but it make you be able to jump to killing the fighters quicker. Even if
    you killed all of the missile shooters, but all of the fighters get destroyed,
    you lose. So wipe them all out as fast as you can and the base will thank you!
    Level 7 Destroy the Convoy
    Do what you did for Level 4 The Pirate Ambush, only this time around you will
    be fighting cruisers also. Cruisers take three missiles to waste. Luckily you
    get to be in a cruiser if you want also! So shoot off all your missiles until
    you get to the cruiser and then use it's missiles and massive laser firepower
    to OBLITERATE everything in all of the stages. Aren't cruisers awesome? You'd
    think they would have not put any cruisers in here because they are cheap now,
    but they did! Thank them and move on to level 8.
    Level 8 Fight For Freedom
    EXACTLY like level 7 only now you anre the pirates are allied! You will have to
    join forces against the EVIL and horribly cliche alien forces to save you both!
    There will be an alien cruiser here and in the later stages, two to three of em
    present. Use the fighters to quickly take them out with missiles 'fore they use
    their lasers to obliterate your forces. Then either use the missiles, teleport,
    missiles, teleport, strategy to obliterate the fighters, or if you prefer, the
    missiles, teleport to cruiser, lasers till everything dies strategy. Either way
    Level 9 The Final Battle
    This level is EASY on the first few stages and REALLY HARD on the last few.
    Basically it is every single ship that the pirates and you could throw find,
    against the entire alien fleet.
    Stage one through five:
    Not too difficult. Three waves, 9 fighters and one alien cruiser each. As Viper
    one, launch your three missiles at the foremost alien cruiser and fly left very
    quickly then teleport quickly to the first cruiser as the alien cruser opens up
    on that fighter and obliterate it. This is the reason why you flew left; 'cause
    this way the missiles aren't between the lasers and the cruiser so the missiles
    won't get shot down! As the cruiser, target as many of the fighter craft in the
    first wave as you can and obliterate them with laser fire. Now focus your laser
    cannons on the cruiser behind it, and then the cruiser behind it, and then that
    cruiser behind it, using your missiles on the last cruiser. Once all them alien
    cruisers are destroyed, they don't have much hope as you have 3 - 6 cruisers to
    start with and when you take down their cruisers, then it becomes your fighters
    and your cruisers against their fighters. Then you will start to do the awesome
    Missiles, teleport, missiles, teleport trick or just annihilate them all with a
    nice show of awesome cruiser firepower.
    Stages six and seven:
    Her is where it gets really hard. Now there are five waves, each with a cruiser
    and 12 fighter craft, and after that there are some four stragling cruisers. If
    youre good you can manage to take out all the cruisers with one of your own but
    that isnt likely till you are good to the point where you would be embarased to
    be reading a walkthrough. Like as good as me! ^_^ Anyways, if your cruiser gets
    pasted, teleport to the second cruiser and continue on. Once you have taken out
    all the cruisers it is still a very close battle. You may have the cruisers and
    the missiles, teleport, missiles, teleport trick but they have 60 fighter craft
    to your 20. It will be very hard to pull off so do the missiles, talaport trick
    until all your craft run out of missiles, and then switch to a cruiser and take
    them out as fast as you possibly can with your lasers. The faster they die, the
    less time they will be shooting at you, and the less dead you will be. You will
    probably lose all of your cruisers soon and be down to some fighters with laser
    cannons only before you beat them.
                                    8:  Vehicle
    Royal Guard Fighter: The cobra ships.
    A light and fast ship, it carries a full complement of three missiles and a
    laser cannon with a low rate of fire.
    Pirate fighter:
    A light and fast ship, it carries a full complement of three missiles and a
    laser cannon with a low rate of fire.
    Alien fighter:
    A light and fast ship, it carries a full complement of three missiles and a
    laser cannon with a low rate of fire.
    A heavy ship with a full complement of three missiles and a laser cannon with
    an extremely high rate of fire.
    Pirate Cruiser:
    A heavy ship with a full complement of three missiles and a laser cannon with
    an extremely high rate of fire.
    Alien Cruiser:
    A heavy ship with a full complement of three missiles and a laser cannon with
    an extremely high rate of fire.
    A large pase in space that has no defences but can launch multiple
    fighters. Can take a lot of beating before blowing up.
    Pirate Base:
    A large pase in space that has no defences but can launch multiple
    fighters. Can take a lot of beating before blowing up.
    Alien Base:
    A large pase in space that has no defences but can launch multiple
    fighters. Can take a lot of beating before blowing up.
    Asteroid: Not really a craft, but what the heck! A drifting space object that
    is instant death to all non-player entities. It will not damage a player's
    shields, but will put your hull and systems down to 1% without possibility of
    parole, err I mean repair. So yeah, avoid them, don't crash them, they aren't
                                    10: Credits
    CJayC for the excellent gaming site.
    My best and closest friends Josh and Emily whom I love deeply.
    Microsoft and Terratools for this awesome game!
    To those of you who actually play linewars I would like to say: get a better
    computer. There are actually games out there where the models contain more than
    12 polygons! No seriously! This may sound outlandish but there are some that
    can contain millions or even thousands of polyons!
                               11: Contact Information
    If for some reason or other you wish to E-mail me, My E-mail is:
    Kirbyroks @ gmail . com
    Also, be sure to put "Walkthrough Question" in the title or it will get deleted
    by my spam filter, and be sure to mention which guide it is. I have several
    guides out and asking me questions about how to do something in "Game X" aren't
    going to be answered.
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    R E A D   T H E   F R E A K I N G   W A L K T H R O U G H ! ! !
    That is what it's here for! I have get several dozen E-mails a week that are
    promptly deleted because the answer was in the FAQ. I'm Not your private
    gaming nerd! Read!
    Please don't abuse the E-mail and make sure I haven't answered your question in
    the guide.
    And that wraps up this literary masterpiece. Thanks for reading!
    Josh and Emily, you own! I love you guys so much! 
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