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#1 Marcling

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Posted 10 February 2010 - 07:22 AM

If i fail a mission should I just pull out and get some new soldiers or load my last save and try again? I always wondered this :P

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Posted 10 February 2010 - 11:29 AM

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Posted 10 February 2010 - 01:11 PM

If i fail a mission should I just pull out and get some new soldiers or load my last save and try again? I always wondered this :P

I often asked myself the same question. When I first started playing I'd opt to reload and try again just to see if there was a way to win. You can develop all sorts of good strategies this way. But with this game there is always a factor of randomness which is involved: while a strategy may work in a playthrough of one mission, it may not work at all in another playthrough even though everything is the same. I've long since given up trying to guess the randomness and just accept the outcome now. :)

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Posted 10 February 2010 - 05:30 PM

Okay, thanks for the help.

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Posted 10 February 2010 - 10:32 PM

Definitely your call on this matter, as losing one battle doesn't always mean you've lost the war. If you've got the cash and your operations haven't been shut down by your last base being destroyed or the whole operation being nicked by the council, you can keep going.

I suppose the what really matters is whether you're happy with losing all the experience or equipment lost during the battle. The longer you play the game and get used to its ins and outs, you'll be able to comfortably play the game with new to mildly experienced soldiers.

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