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Old 30 Jul 2006, 05:35   #1 (permalink)
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Default Idea for Broadsides

I have thought up an idea for a unit of 2 Broadsides. Both take the Targeting Array and the Shas'vre takes a HWTL and HWDC with 1 or 2 SD. I know it's an expensive unit but it's something that will almost definatly hit every turn and can absorb an aweful lot of enemy shooting. What do yous think?

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Old 30 Jul 2006, 06:04   #2 (permalink)
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i might do that if those 2 BS were my only anti-tank.
otherwise, they are pretty accurate already.

what i like to put TA on are my fusion gunners in my
steath team. that's where ya need extra marks-
manship skills, right up in someone's face. ;D ;D ;D
broadsides are usually far enough away to get a second shot.
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Old 30 Jul 2006, 18:37   #3 (permalink)
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its pretty solid, though i prefer just 2 broadsides with TAs and a team leader with a HW-TL.

reason being, this squad will never be brought below half strength. its good for VP conservation.
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Old 30 Jul 2006, 22:37   #4 (permalink)
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Normally I prefere a broadside with either a targeting array or a ASS with a hard-wired multi-tracker. A fun trick is to place a broadside 7" in a forest at the start of a game so that pesky Lascannon can't nab it. You the use the ASS the next turn and open fire!!!!
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Old 31 Jul 2006, 15:15   #5 (permalink)
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the ASS system as 1st turn protection sounds pretty good.

I generally want to only deploy 2 broadsides tho, so mine are generally deployed with TAs and the lead takes 2 shield drones with him.

with with the TA and twinlink they still miss more often than i should like.
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Old 31 Jul 2006, 15:55   #6 (permalink)
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Well, if you have horrible luck, yes. Otherwise, you should be good with A.S.S. and a TL/SD upgrades to the Team Leader.

Oh yeah, and don't waste the points on the Shas'Vre, what the heck does a Broadside need +1 WS for?
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