Tag Archives: Fire Power

My Last Stand

The Space Marine is gone, pinned under the furious fire-power of the Shuriken cannon, the Farseer has been murdered by his own kind, a swarm of Howling Banshees overpowering his feeble armour. All that is left is me, a lone Mekboy, half my health gone, dead meat if they catch me, only my trusty teleporter stands between me and total annihilation. Wave nine is where the Last Stand first begins to show its teeth. Huge numbers of Eldar flood the screen, mostly the fragile but devastating Howling Banshees and Shuriken Cannons, whose suppressive firepower can reduce even the most stalwart…

Supreme Commander: The second coming

A few details have started to emerge from the tantalising Supreme Commander 2. This is a big thing. Me and all of the prominent members of the community here rank the original Sup Com stupidly highly. I love it, and to me at least, no other RTS quite compares. Hopefully the second coming will be even better, and as an excited child might say in the mid-summer, here’s what I want for christmas: More variation between the factions that emphasises their key points Cybrans need more units that allow for sneaky attacks and can possibly bypass defences rather than having…