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TWuest
TWuest Aug 5 2011 says:

that is sweet.

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dafon24
dafon24 Aug 5 2011 says:

epicness

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Ricochet-
Ricochet- Aug 5 2011 says:

Looks Awesome!

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Velancious
Velancious Aug 5 2011 says:

Now those Pelicans have something to fear!

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 says:

Thanks guys :)

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Drakkenor
Drakkenor Aug 5 2011 says:

oe too many 'A's... but who's counting??? =D

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IrishGuy
IrishGuy Aug 5 2011 replied:

AAA stands for "Anti-Air Artillery" btw so three As is fine. I never got it till I used Wikipedia to look it up.

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Grinder27
Grinder27 Aug 5 2011 says:

Nice work!

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Kanealii
Kanealii Aug 5 2011 says:

AWWWW YEAHHHHH!

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ponyus
ponyus Aug 5 2011 says:

the third "A" is for awesome.

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Grinder27
Grinder27 Aug 5 2011 replied:

Anti-Air Awesomeness xD

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

All the As are for awesome

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Tfett
Tfett Aug 5 2011 says:

This was my favorite vehicle to use in Halo 3. I was really hoping to see it in Halo Wars, but they let me down :(

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

The list of cool things in Halo Wars:
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- Physics for vehicles (although they were intended for infantry as well but were F-ing broken!!)
- Decent shaders and env textures.
- Pretty good interface for a console rts.
- The "Monsters" cutscene was awesome except that all the Elites died pathetically, when they should be a Spartan's equal.

List of CRAP in Halo Wars:
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- Low poly units that strayed from the original Halo designs.
- Sorry, but the orange windows on all UNSC craft ****** me off. Visors are orange but not the goddam windows!
- Lame-***, cannon-breaking, story.
- Slack-jawed Arbiter
- Serina
- Whatever the hell that crap excuse for a Covenant cruiser was. Horrible art direction on that.
- No Master Chief or Cortana
- No upgradable squads...either you have ARs or nothing and RPG as an ability? Maybe I'm just spoiled because of the upgrade systems in Dawn of War and Company of heroes...but that's the bar now and they didn't reach it.
- Made up units. Sorry, I hate stuff that strays from cannon.
- Original soundtrack. Sorry but whoever thought they could do justice to a Halo game and not have Martin O'Donnell written on their birth certificate needs a reality check.
- This list goes for a while.....

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Church256
Church256 Aug 5 2011 replied:

Agreed on all those point.

On the wraith. Very awesome. So in a fight between 10 of these and 10 scorpions, who wins?

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

Most likely the Scorpions, simply because they have a higher rate of fire. Though, it would be close.

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Jeedai
Jeedai Aug 5 2011 replied:

they had it in halo wars if you pre-ordered it.

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

That was the Honor Guard Wraith, not the AAA Wraith.

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HammBoyTheDestroyer
HammBoyTheDestroyer Aug 5 2011 says:

Shiny make boom! Yay!

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NeighborlyNinja
NeighborlyNinja Aug 5 2011 says:

That's the first thing I'm taking down in a group of enemies. It looks to be as deadly to ground based units as it is to air based ones. I can see two of these things taking down two or three squads of marines and taking down a vehicle or two's health with one burst...

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

A burst and a half will kill A scorpion. Infantry are hopeless against Wraiths of both types...and both Wraiths are equally devastating to light vehicles and buildings. The best way to take them down, ODST squads (which will soon be equipped with SPNKR rockets), Rocket Hogs, and Scorpions. Support fire from Pelicans will also take a chunk of health out.

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p*a*t*t*o*n
p*a*t*t*o*n Aug 5 2011 replied:

wow. were AA wraiths that powerful in h3? looks awesome btw

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

Yes they were. Six fuel rods, fired in rapid succession... I'd call that powerful :) lol.

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p*a*t*t*o*n
p*a*t*t*o*n Aug 6 2011 replied:

ahh, they shoot fuel rods. now it makes sense

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NeighborlyNinja
NeighborlyNinja Aug 6 2011 replied:

These things shouldn't really be labeled anti air. They tear up ground based units better than the normal wraith. And if it's anything like the game, I'll bet if you skillfully maneuver those new hornets of yours, they can dodge most of the shots.

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 7 2011 replied:

If you play some micro and move them around during combat, yeah, they can last a while. Their rockets pack a punch against the Wraith variants too.

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ANNISTY
ANNISTY Oct 3 2011 replied:

sounds like your really making things reallisticaly balanced

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cheesecake645
cheesecake645 Aug 5 2011 says:

Ok seriously, this is the mod I am anticipating most out of all those in development haha.
Maybe it's a contradiction to use 'seriously' and then laugh in the same sentence, but who cares?

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

:) Thanks. lol. Seriously.

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Admiral-Ace
Admiral-Ace Aug 5 2011 says:

Looks like that Grunt wasn't fast enough and became roadkill.

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

Poor guy. lol. Can't splatter friendlies in the mod though.

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Med8r
Med8r Aug 5 2011 replied:

The FX Mod and Thrawn's Revenge found a way to make it happen. In both of those, any explosive, from bombing runs to the scout trooper's thermal detonator, will harm both friend and foe, which makes for much more realism and tactics.

Although I'm a TR member, I don't know how they did it, but I'm sure Corey or codeuser could tell you.

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

I know they've done it but I don't like it. I love the mods but I just don't find friendly fire to be conducive to RTS gameplay, personally. There is only one game that really pulls this off well, Total Annihilation.

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Keksz
Keksz Aug 10 2011 replied:

Imo it would make things imbalanced. Since if you are in trouble you can just call in bombing runs to your own position and it kills the enemy right in front of you (and in most cases the enemy wont run away) while your own units can still even go on and fire. It makes a huge diffrence if your units get damaged from your own weapons or not.

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Skirmisher
Skirmisher Aug 5 2011 says:

This...is...AWESOME SAUCE!!!

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Jeedai
Jeedai Aug 5 2011 says:

will the AA wraiths actually be able to shoot down UNSC fighters in the mod, because in Halo 3 they count shoot a stationary hornet.

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

This Hornet isn't a fighter, firstly. It's more on par with modern helicopters and would fall more into the category of gunship, albeit a light one. Anyway, fighters, like the Long and Shortswords, move too fast to be shot down by the AAA Wraith. Hornets and Falcons will not fare so well, however.

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brodur
brodur Aug 5 2011 replied:

woot! falcons! (yes i know they suck, but hey! dont they just llok so cool?)

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

They actually aren't that bad. They will function as a transport unit like the Galofree HTT...only they can also play a combat role.

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brodur
brodur Aug 6 2011 replied:

that will be awesome :D

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p*a*t*t*o*n
p*a*t*t*o*n Aug 13 2011 replied:

its pretty much a flying warthog, and very useful in ctf

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Cajun-Thunderstrike
Cajun-Thunderstrike Aug 5 2011 says:

lookin good my man, always sexy work. On a side note, you preordered Halo Anniversary Edition yet?

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

No and probably won't I'm excited, don't get me wrong...but every pre-order I've ever done has gotten "lost in the records". Bye bye $5 and the excitement of playing on the first day.

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Vithar-133
Vithar-133 Aug 5 2011 says:

Lookin' awesome. Seriously never praised a mod before.

Then again, there's awesome...

Then there's Farseer Awesome, which is a different category of awesome.

Guess it goes without saying where this one falls...

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 5 2011 replied:

Thank you sir :)

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zman111
zman111 Aug 6 2011 says:

ahh the mighty oh ****ing cr*p tank

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the_Farseer Author
the_Farseer Aug 7 2011 replied:

lol. Indeed :)

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