Base Design As of January 17, 2013 20

Top of the morning! It’s been a hectic few weeks and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. I know I’m way behind on my Hull Blueprint Analyses but something a little more urgent has come up. But that’s juicy news for another post. Today, I’m going to give you guys something else you’ve been asking ...

Dread X Defense Tips 11

Top of the morning! With the introduction of the new Base Planner, I’ve been able to try out one of the designs I’ve been monkeying with in Base Doctor. So far, it seems rather successful against the Dread X, despite not having an ideal guard fleet in place yet. While not perfect, I’m going to ...

Using Your Dreadnought X To Help Out Your VMs 10

Top of the morning! It occurs to me that the boosted mortar reload speed is really only effective at bypassing Hailstorms. Bombards have a reload time of 2 seconds and a 65% boost, even on Assault Mortars, isn’t enough to get through that. It is, however, plenty to get through the Hailstorm reload time of ...

Base Defense Tips: Making Your Base Unpreppable 8

Top of the morning! In the final part of my series on base defense, I’m going to talk about what is probably the most important aspect of base defense: making your base unpreppable. If you haven’t done so, check out my other posts on base defense to learn how to stop the three main types ...

Base Defense Tips: Defending Against Blitz Fleets 4

Top of the morning! Welcome to part 3 of my four-part series on base defense. Today I talk about stopping my personal favourite attack fleet – the Blitz Fleet. If you haven’t already, check out my posts on stopping Siege Mortar and Siege Missile fleets. While this one employs slightly different strategies, it’s important to ...

Base Defense Tips: Defending Against Siege Missile Fleets

Top of the morning! This is part 2 of a four-part series on base defense. Today I will be talking about defending against Siege Missile fleets. If you haven’t already done so, please read yesterday’s post on defending against Siege Mortars as a lot of the information there applies here as well. The Missile Fleet ...

Base Defense Tips: Defending Against Siege Mortar Fleets 2

Top of the morning! I get a lot of people coming here looking for base defense tips and to date, I haven’t had anything to help them out. I’m going to change that right now. This marks the first in a series of four articles, detailing how to protect your base from certain types of ...

Base Defense Tips: Using Hailstorms/Hellstorms in Your Guard Fleet

Top of the morning! I was planning on doing a comprehensive base defense guide but there is already a really good one on the forums. However, one thing that guide doesn’t really touch on is just how effective (or ineffective) Bombard Rockets really are. A common misconception is that Bombards will shoot at a mortar ...