Any pro tips for Long War?

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Any pro tips for Long War?

Post by ukesilkeris6 » Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:23 pm

Just reinstalled Xcom enemy within and alongside that I downloaded Long War, Ive played it once or twice before but never got too far in it, any tips on how to survive the extraterritorial slaughter?

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Re: Any pro tips for Long War?

Post by Tanalbi » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:22 pm

Always bring Assault soldiers as EXALT covert ops, their Run N' Gun makes them always useful running both movements (That way, if you have a relay far away) and use the remaining action to both hack the relay and shoot/use Overwatch (On the hacking relays missions, of course. Even through it is still useful on the defend the computers mission).
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Re: Any pro tips for Long War?

Post by roundcubetwelve » Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:40 am

In month 1 you can get away with mostly rookie squads. The game is very different here: you need to maximize your soldier's advantages with their loadouts. Give the good aim ones better armour and assault rifles, give the fast ones the smg and light armour, give the high will ones medikits.

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Re: Any pro tips for Long War?

Post by Morrissey » Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:13 am

Carbines are pretty solid early game.

The Line of Sight indicators (XCOM2 style) mod is also quite helpful.

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Re: Any pro tips for Long War?

Post by RedDragon » Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:56 am

Are you playing the Rebalanced Long War?

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