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#2071

Posted A week ago

Do you people think that when an Akula pilot, who's most likely to have homing missiles instead of barrage missiles, is attacking you in your Hunter, using chaff might actually be a bad idea? I mean when both are already circling around each other to evade the missiles? I'm using chaff with my Hunter. But when you use chaff while circling, you give the Akula pilot the opportunity to pre-aim with a quasi non-homing missile at you.

I suppose in that way it might be. But the amount of people who'd even try to free aim a missile (or have any chance of hitting you) has got to be pretty low. Most of the time I use chaff, whatever's attacking me is just completely lost.

 

Against a good pilot, they might free aim you though.

 

Still, the missiles on the Hunter and Akula are a little better than the ones on the Buzzard, not quite as effortless to dodge. I'd go on the safe side and use chaff anyway.

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#2072

Posted A week ago

An even fight:

 

 

Though, the video highlights some annoying problems.

Firstly, got hit by an invisible, silent missile behind a building.... again.

Secondly, my flares sometimes does jacksh*t against missiles, in fact most of the times the missiles just ignore them and still track me.

 

Still won though.

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#2073

Posted A week ago

 

Some sexual Hunter kills in there.

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#2074

Posted A week ago

Sorry for the double post, but I love the rare times I take an explosive round, and I'm not even smoking from it. Usually the Hunter's smoking after just one (it survives a lot, but smokes from them pretty quickly). Every now and then it isn't though.

 

 

Oh, and here some Deluxo kills are too.

 

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#2075

Posted A week ago

Mine smokes after one homing launcher hit and eventually I have to spawn a new one despite having the armor upgrade. Is something wrong here or thats just how it is?

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#2076

Posted A week ago

Mine smokes after one homing launcher hit and eventually I have to spawn a new one despite having the armor upgrade. Is something wrong here or thats just how it is?

Just how it is unfortunately. It can survive 4 but always starts to smoke on the first hit. I hate that, forces you to make a dash for the hangar or it'll die after like 2 mins. Same story w/ the Akula  :/

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#2077

Posted A week ago

I really have to get better at using chaff, I always forget I even have it until a missile is already locked onto me and fired.

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#2078

Posted A week ago

Silly Akula lol

 

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#2079

Posted A week ago

Mine smokes after one homing launcher hit and eventually I have to spawn a new one despite having the armor upgrade. Is something wrong here or thats just how it is?

It used to be that I'd often survive one without smoking, then the next one would make it smoke. Occasionally it'd be just one.

 

Now more often than not it's smoking after one hit. I think it's just glitchy. Seems like all the aircraft armour has been inconsistent lately. Avengers going down to one bullet, Bombushkas taking 10 RPGs just weird stuff all round.

 

On a side note, I think the smoking state should be different. It should take a while for the engine to die from it - maybe even not at all, and just have the handling messed up. Instead it smokes, and then literally a minute later it's falling down already. 

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#2080

Posted A week ago

Mine smokes after one homing launcher hit and eventually I have to spawn a new one despite having the armor upgrade. Is something wrong here or thats just how it is?

Just how it is unfortunately. It can survive 4 but always starts to smoke on the first hit. I hate that, forces you to make a dash for the hangar or it'll die after like 2 mins. Same story w/ the Akula  :/
A real buzz kill and frustrating.
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#2081

Posted A week ago

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#2082

Posted A week ago

Just messed up some people with it, minus a co-pilot, it was smashing.

Guy kept trying to lock onto me so I bombed him. He spawned on other side of the mall. I crept real low and barraged him while he was stargazing at the sky for me..

I had a co-pilot at first and we attacked people on the beach, they shot us down, we survived and then that led to a massacre from my friend and I. They ended up leaving one by one after a while.

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#2083

Posted A week ago

guy beneath me
hear 1 beep before my co-pilot instantly kills him with a single shot from the cannon
co-pilot is best anti-anti-aa
hunter is best chopper

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#2084

Posted A week ago

Mmmm Hunter.

 

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#2085

Posted 6 days ago

Just used the Hunter to take out an entire organisation of people who tried attacking me after I left my Hangar.

 

Surprisingly, only 3 of them called me a hacker. 

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#2086

Posted 5 days ago

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