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Netherlands Mr_Bramboy
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16 Oct 2020, 08:13

Since the legendary Riotcoke couldn't do it.

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16 Oct 2020, 08:19

lol I'm still trying to get the gold for build order
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16 Oct 2020, 08:22

Level 8 is just too difficult. I tried it for >1 hour and win the gold medal, but I had to use some "skills" to make AI units separate.
It's hard to lose 0 unit against 3 huss/4 huss/1huss 2pike 2xbow/5 goons. Sometimes I can do this, but not always; and if you failed, you have to play it again from the very beginning.

"Build order" is playable, but you have to do the build carefully. Build TP in transition (must do this), steel trap asap, 4 cdb 700w 700g 600w (or 700w 600w 700g). You need to have all those shipments arrived before 9:00 to ensure a gold medal. The 2 cdb treasures help a lot too.

helln00 wrote:lol I'm still trying to get the gold for build order

So does Viper.
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16 Oct 2020, 08:34

Mr_Bramboy wrote:Since the legendary Riotcoke couldn't do it.

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You must be a descendant of von Clausewitz.
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16 Oct 2020, 09:41

fei123456 wrote:Level 8 is just too difficult. I tried it for >1 hour and win the gold medal, but I had to use some "skills" to make AI units separate.
It's hard to lose 0 unit against 3 huss/4 huss/1huss 2pike 2xbow/5 goons. Sometimes I can do this, but not always; and if you failed, you have to play it again from the very beginning.

"Build order" is playable, but you have to do the build carefully. Build TP in transition (must do this), steel trap asap, 4 cdb 700w 700g 600w (or 700w 600w 700g). You need to have all those shipments arrived before 9:00 to ensure a gold medal. The 2 cdb treasures help a lot too.

helln00 wrote:lol I'm still trying to get the gold for build order

So does Viper.

That one was a little bit difficult but with some good micro and pulling back weak units you should be fine. The 2pike/2bow/2huss one was the hardest. For that one I recommend choosing the musk and completely flanking the army to attack from the back and to pick off the bows immediately. This is the only challenge that I had to restart, but on the second try I didn't lose a unit in the entire challenge.
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16 Oct 2020, 10:13

fei123456 wrote:"Build order" is playable, but you have to do the build carefully. Build TP in transition (must do this), steel trap asap, 4 cdb 700w 700g 600w (or 700w 600w 700g). You need to have all those shipments arrived before 9:00 to ensure a gold medal. The 2 cdb treasures help a lot too.

helln00 wrote:lol I'm still trying to get the gold for build order

So does Viper.

Yeah its doable, I kept missing it by like 5 seconds which hurts more tbh, part of the problem was the 23 on hunt objectives since I kept using up the hunts so they weren't on food lol
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16 Oct 2020, 12:00

I actually didn't have a problem with lvl8, i found the last level with the artillery the hardest as losing nine units in 3 relatively big battles comes kinda easy. Solved that issue with sending falcs instead of culvs in the second wave though.
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16 Oct 2020, 12:11

Still stuck on bronze
hi im Riotcoke and i like 2 party
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16 Oct 2020, 12:31

von Clausewitz really should have paid more attention during his English lessons :X
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16 Oct 2020, 16:07

LOL i must really suck at build orders, got gold on everything else first
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17 Oct 2020, 00:33

I thought build orders and booming were actually pretty good to highlight macro flaws. The gold medal timing on both seemed fairly tight so not much margin for inefficiencies.

Build orders was quite the information overload though, mixing actual objectives with hints (like resource allocation) was hard to see, and it would have been nice to have been told at the start that the goal is to get 40 musk 10 huss. Odd choice too that it was a wood/coin start, when crates are fixed to 2x wood now.
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17 Oct 2020, 01:52

YES
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Colombia Arcuskike
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17 Oct 2020, 05:10

Done!
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17 Oct 2020, 20:52

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18 Oct 2020, 10:45

In Land battle you can just abuse CPU micro, he will stand below tower with his units like treasure guardians, and you can kite him like treasure guardians. Feel like i shouldnt be saying this so people actually learn to micro a bit :D
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18 Oct 2020, 10:48

Scroogie wrote:In Land battle you can just abuse CPU micro, he will stand below tower with his units like treasure guardians, and you can kite him like treasure guardians. Feel like i shouldnt be saying this so people actually learn to micro a bit :D

HA! I was getting annoyed that I couldnt get the gold in land battle
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18 Oct 2020, 11:00

Thing is we should try to win it fairly, because its decent practice.
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18 Oct 2020, 11:03

Scroogie wrote:In Land battle you can just abuse CPU micro, he will stand below tower with his units like treasure guardians, and you can kite him like treasure guardians. Feel like i shouldnt be saying this so people actually learn to micro a bit :D

After failing ~5 times due to losing a musket when fighting against the small army, I realized this and thought that is how dev's intended it to be played....
"To counter the pike-boom, you must become the pike-boom." - Karl V. (HRE)
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18 Oct 2020, 11:04

its weird cause for the most part you can win them fairly, but that goon wave was kinda stupid cause they had enough mass to kill 2 skirms most of the time.
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18 Oct 2020, 11:04

Pretty sad that there are still players who share their tricks to win a campaign stage''
WHEN ITS A 15 YEARS OLD GAME, WITH NO AI IMPROVEMENTS IN DE!!!
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18 Oct 2020, 11:06

really I felt there was some changes to campaign AI
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18 Oct 2020, 11:18

Scroogie wrote:In Land battle you can just abuse CPU micro, he will stand below tower with his units like treasure guardians, and you can kite him like treasure guardians. Feel like i shouldnt be saying this so people actually learn to micro a bit :D


Hey i told you that one haha
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18 Oct 2020, 11:51

helln00 wrote:its weird cause for the most part you can win them fairly, but that goon wave was kinda stupid cause they had enough mass to kill 2 skirms most of the time.

You can use halbs for that one :)
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18 Oct 2020, 12:13

tried but they focused down one before I got close, maybe should have gone cover mode
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18 Oct 2020, 12:19

So i also downloaded the screenshot and uploaded it in order to pretend that I finished the art of war campaign.
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