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Tribes: Ascend is the perfect FPS for gamers who want to go fast

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  • TiberiusLazarusTiberiusLazarus Dewmander Misery Icrontian
    Incorrect. Tribes: Ascend does have a key that will make you ski. Check your control config to find what it is.
  • IlriyasIlriyas Magician, Sunbro, Grossly Incandescent Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    Update on the MUST GO FAST.

    I've been running around on a CTF map for about 5 minutes now. I can get my speed to stick at about 140 km/h and I've sort of got the hang of clearing hills. So I can ski I just can't get to ridiculous speeds yet, nor can I ski jump. Either I need to improve a lot or the Ski Challenge tutorial is a trick by the developers to make me feel bad for not being able to hit the maximum height goal when going at 170km/h
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Toronto, ON Icrontian
    Real pros go to plaid. GOTTA GO FAST.
  • IlriyasIlriyas Magician, Sunbro, Grossly Incandescent Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    Then teach me!

    Another update managed to hold 200 for about 5 seconds (Right before my puppy tried to eat my arm and in that split second distraction I hit a large hill and lost momentum)

    I've also gotten to the point where I can out ski turret shots which is awesome.
  • TushonTushon I'm scared, Coach Dallas Icrontian
    I think you're missing either holding shift key or using space for jetpacks
  • IlriyasIlriyas Magician, Sunbro, Grossly Incandescent Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    edited Mar 2012
    Again no I can use both the space bar for skiing and right mouse for jetpack. With the mounds on the challenge I simply overshoot them when I jet, which is something I'm trying to fix but other than cancelling my forward momentum I can't land on the other side.

    As with hitting the hill my puppy pulled my arm off of my mouse and when I hit the hill I was unable to jet over/up it.

    Other than being able to clear tall buildings with a single bound and having to deal with my puppy and his fascination with arms I think I'm good for skiing.

    Next up: Shooting accurately at speeds over 150.
  • RexxarRexxar Maryland Icrontian
    Downloading right now :D
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK Icrontian
    Signed up. Username: mertesn
  • MiracleManSMiracleManS Chambersburg, PA Icrontian
    I forgot to mention: MiracleManS
  • Love this game, been playing it for a few months now. Still suck at it, but I don't care!
  • Going fast and following UPS Kingpin on a flag run

    Speed 92.

    lol
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    Going fast and following UPS Kingpin on a flag run

    Speed 92.

    lol
    I was waiting for someone to call me out on that hahahaha.

    Truth, after looking through all the screencaps I have of the game, I don't have any pictures of me actually going fast and showing anything interesting.

    So yes, I cut a corner :orange:

  • TushonTushon I'm scared, Coach Dallas Icrontian
    Again no I can use both the space bar for skiing and right mouse for jetpack. With the mounds on the challenge I simply overshoot them when I jet, which is something I'm trying to fix but other than cancelling my forward momentum I can't land on the other side.

    As with hitting the hill my puppy pulled my arm off of my mouse and when I hit the hill I was unable to jet over/up it.

    Other than being able to clear tall buildings with a single bound and having to deal with my puppy and his fascination with arms I think I'm good for skiing.

    Next up: Shooting accurately at speeds over 150.
    Lol, well I can't help with puppy's attempt at the cutest arm-mauling ever, but I also may be the worst person to give advice in the game. I've only played through the tutorials and a few bot rounds.
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Toronto, ON Icrontian
    I hit a 242kp/h grab last night. It was so fast!
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    That grab was pretty epic man. Plus dat disk boost.

    Ilriyas, best advice I can give is to basically hold down the ski button at all times. No real reason to let off it unless you need to stop. You won't always nail downslopes (especially at speed), but if you can catch just a little bit of it, or at least land of flat ground, you can maintain speed and let your jetpack recharge before the next hill. The most important bit is that you're ready to line up for a flag grab.
  • CantiCanti =/= smalltime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K18CGEeiI&feature=related Icrontian
    I hit a 242 sanics grab last night. It was so fast! But not fast enough!
    Fixt

  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Toronto, ON Icrontian
    Never fast enough! Must hit nyancat speeds.
  • RexxarRexxar Maryland Icrontian
    Finished add me Rexxar95
  • MiracleManSMiracleManS Chambersburg, PA Icrontian
    Never fast enough! Must hit nyancat speeds.
    I really, really want to mix a Skittles "Taste the Rainbow" joke in.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    Okay so tonight 10pm EST, Icrontic Tribes game
  • Robert CometaRobert Cometa ? R U #Hats ! SoCal Icrontian
    Hey what's going on fast in this thread?

    BobbyDigi

    -Digi
  • CrazyJoeCrazyJoe Winter Springs, FL Icrontian
    CrazyJoe0813 for me... Llama Grab x4 is an awesome achievement in one match, right?
  • BobbyDigiBobbyDigi ? R U #Hats ! SoCal Icrontian
    Okay so tonight 10pm EST, Icrontic Tribes game
    Also this is the exact same time as a Pony Stream. Don't expect Bronies at 10pm Eastern tonight.

    -Digi
  • RahnalH102RahnalH102 the Green Devout New Mexico Icrontian
    My mind is weak. Downloading.

    Account name: Same as here.
  • midgamidga "There's so much hot dog in Rome" ~digi (> ^.(> O_o)> Icrontian
    If you type GOTTAGOFAST into the secret code area
    So, besides the obvious "It's a secret," where is this?
  • pragtasticpragtastic Alexandria, VA Icrontian
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    Okay so tonight 10pm EST, Icrontic Tribes game
    dang dude, pony stream tonight. It starts at the same time :(
  • midgamidga "There's so much hot dog in Rome" ~digi (> ^.(> O_o)> Icrontian

    mertesn

    BobbyDigi

    RahnalH102


    Would not add to my friends list. Dunno if you just haven't chosen an in-game name yet or what.
  • "It does everything the original game did and more."
    Actually, i can't agree with that. The game has way less gadgets and vehicles.
  • BobbyDigiBobbyDigi ? R U #Hats ! SoCal Icrontian
    yeah... I created an account but the initial download is still going. I've yet to be in game.

    -Digi
  • midgamidga "There's so much hot dog in Rome" ~digi (> ^.(> O_o)> Icrontian
    "It does everything the original game did and more."
    Actually, i can't agree with that. The game has way less gadgets and vehicles.
    Beta.
  • Cliff_ForsterCliff_Forster Baltimore, MD Icrontian
    Put KillaCliff on your list.
  • UPSWeezerUPSWeezer Behind you... GENTLEMEN Icrontian
    Add me: UPSWeezer
  • PacifistoPacifisto Turnip Extraordinaire Michigan Icrontian
    PacifistoTurnip here.
  • Gnome QueenGnome Queen Dizzy Pirate Hooker Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
    Oh man, this review makes me want to play so badly, but I'm not very good at going fast. Any other slowbies getting good at fast?
  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ @TheButterflyman Icrontian
    Are there roles on the team for non-fast players? because I don't want to go fast.
  • JBoogalooJBoogaloo So, it's all dream, right? Icrontian
    Are there roles on the team for non-fast players? because I don't want to go fast.
    Are you sure you don't mean...

    Photobucket
  • ThraxThrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut Toronto, ON Icrontian
    edited Mar 2012
    Are there roles on the team for non-fast players? because I don't want to go fast.
    Flag defense.
  • Cliff_ForsterCliff_Forster Baltimore, MD Icrontian
    I cheated on my Lent commitment a tiny little bit last night. I'll be back on in April, I think I could get into this with a little practice.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect HumanGarbageDisposal Detroit, MI Icrontian
    Flag defense and base repair.
  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ @TheButterflyman Icrontian
    I could give it a shot, then.
  • midgamidga "There's so much hot dog in Rome" ~digi (> ^.(> O_o)> Icrontian
    Oh man, this review makes me want to play so badly, but I'm not very good at going fast. Any other slowbies getting good at fast?
    I'm getting alright at going fast. I'm also getting okay at shooting people who are going fast. I think you'll get into it okay. I would recommend changing your rocketpack/jump to spacebar and your ski to either M2 or Shift. Before you even start playing. And then ignore the popups that say press Space to ski. Trust me on this.
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    You can actually get a TON of points if you stick to base repair. Watching the generator, keeping turrets/sensors online, and upgrading the defenses scores huge bank, and it REALLY helps the team. Not enough players do it.
  • CantiCanti =/= smalltime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K18CGEeiI&feature=related Icrontian
    edited Mar 2012
    I don't want to go fast.
    I don't know who you are. Get out of my house.

  • BandrikBandrik Elkhart, IN Icrontian
    Are there roles on the team for non-fast players? because I don't want to go fast.
    [VVN] No.
    [VGTA] Aww, that's too bad!
    [VGTW] When will you learn?!
  • This game is so F'ing Awesome, it is ridiculous !
    It is the Best Multiplayer FPS I have played in a looong time.
    It is easy to Play but difficult to Master, but once achieved it gives you a rush that is incomparable !

    Give the game a go, dont get discouraged if you Die a lot or can't Kill anybody on your first few runs. Keep at it for a while and I guarantee that you will never leave !

    Shazbot !

    (Never played a Tribes game before, was into UT and Quake).
  • GattsuGattsu Orlando, Florida Member
    Add me: Cr1s1s
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen Dizzy Pirate Hooker Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
    I like defense. I can stick by the base too.
  • midgamidga "There's so much hot dog in Rome" ~digi (> ^.(> O_o)> Icrontian
    I like defense. I can stick by the base too.
    It's what I've been doing mostly, but you can move so fast that making a quick pass around the map isn't really an issue. I found that the soldier was a really good balanced class to start with. You're light enough to learn to move, but you can survive and hit shit enough that you feel somewhat effective even when you're just skating around the map like a tourist.
  • CBCB Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ @TheButterflyman Icrontian
    Wait... It's not on Steam? Nevermind then.
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