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« on: February 15, 2003, 03:55:08 am »

My girlfriend "invented" this tactic last night.  Flying her Chmrrr avatar against a Druuge mauler, she would only tractor me when I was to the left of her.  I got thrown off the right side of the screen before I could react, and then she'd start tractoring me again.  Repeat ad naseum.  Pretty soon I was going Impossibly Fast (tm), whipping around the screen, powerless to steer (even massive recoil was negligible relative to my huge velocity).  Evertime I flew past her ship (about 1 time per 1.5 second), her wingnuts would zap me for a point or two.  Pretty soon I was D.E.A.D. dead.
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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2003, 04:34:50 am »

This is very effective - I discovered it myself once I realized some ships wouldn't tractor in but some would...especially with the lighter ships like the Pkunk I'd wait until they stopped going away from me....then I'd slam on the tractor and hit them when they come close...

I referenced this too with the "bad mistakes" the AI makes...the Druuge turns away and tries to resist your tractor with it's engines...wrong tactic...he flies in and dies...

Although I find too the screen whip tactic can really hurt you too if the other person knows what they're doing...and they're in a ship that can deliver that hurt...like a Druuge Mauler...actually the AI will do you damage with that ship if you try to screen whip it...without finishing it off very quick...

My favorite...tractoring the Mycon after he releases his plasmoids  Boom Boom Laser Boom! heh heh
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2003, 09:02:06 am »

Such a constructive reply...

Sounds like a nice tactic, I'll be sure to try it out.
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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2003, 04:01:29 am »

dude, my girlfriend plays SC some... it can happen
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« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2003, 02:49:00 am »

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Yeah right you have a girlfriend...one who plays star control no less....

Your buddy tommy probably made it up.

You're just jealous, man.  Admit it.   Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2003, 02:51:45 am »

A girlfriend who knows how to use a computer?

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any plays games inc/ Star Control ??

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Maybe I'll go to class tomorrow and tell all the girls I have Star Control 2.. you think that'll work?  Cool
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2003, 03:06:26 am »

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Maybe I'll go to class tomorrow and tell all the girls I have Star Control 2.. you think that'll work?  Cool

I'm sure they'll think you're a total stud!  There's no doubt in my mind!
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2003, 06:57:57 pm »

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Just don't forget to meantion the fact that you also have a HUGE hardrive, and a "wicked" modem Smiley Oh, and before they come over, paint your computer black, put some leather and studs on it, and tell them it's a punk thing Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2003, 11:17:32 pm »

If telling them you have SC2 doesn't work, just remember the last line of the description of Timewarp:

   *  It will make you irresistible to members of the opposite sex.
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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2003, 05:38:07 am »

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Or if everything fails and you want to get rid of them: Start talking funny, about joining your relatives, dress in feathers and tell'er it's a PKUNK thing   Cheesy
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« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2003, 09:16:57 pm »

And if she threatens to leave you, glue whiskers on your face, don't shave, and strap a big kettle onto your stomach. Then tell her that if she leaves you, you will have no choice but to make outr sun go navo with your Glory Device...
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« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2003, 09:25:52 pm »

If she leaves you and your Glory Device should malfunction, you could always wear a mask, talk in a really whining voice and befriend flowers - just a thought  Wink
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« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2003, 11:05:00 pm »

Some of my best friends are flowers... Maybe I should start socializing with ppl instead?
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« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2003, 02:20:26 am »

I should do that too Tongue
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« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2003, 05:50:27 am »

Hey *Smell* controller and *Many Bubbles* - guess what! I'm THE FRUNGY CHAMPION!

FRUNGY! FRUNGY! FRUNGY!
FRUNGY! FRUNGY! FRUNGY!
FRUNGY! FRUNGY! FRUNGY!
FRUNGY! FRUNGY! FRUNGY!

I looooooooove those little ones! I should print out a picture of them, frame it and put it on my wall!

(and I should read what I write before - maybe even think? Nah!)
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