Reaper gangs up on me.

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Boson Higgs
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Reaper gangs up on me.

Post by Boson Higgs » Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:18 am

Lovely forum design by the way.

Am I correct in concluding that it is impossible for me to win against any more than just 1 Reaper?

I can win against just 1 Reaper easy, but the moment they gang up against me, I cannot win.

A good conservative and methodical strategy seems to win against any combination of the other default AIs, but Reaper gangs up against a human the moment there are 2 of it, and there is nothing I can do to win.

Am I correct?

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Post by Golfmannen » Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:25 am

Hi and welcome to the forum!

You can type "reaper alone" in chatline, thatl set the reapers not to team.

GL :)

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Post by nimrod7 » Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:43 am

What the clownleader said.

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Post by Enokrad » Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:53 am

Impossible is nothing, except 5 reapers at the same time.
best map to beat more than one reaper is bio extreme.

i like to leave them teamed, since it simulates asshats in the game :mrgreen:

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Post by -NN-Grim » Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:05 am

I used to play castle infinity offline against 2 reapers, 2 evil pixies, and 1 quo, and I could win most of those games.

I tried playing against 3 reapers for a while but it usually just pissed me off. 8) The only way I found I could beat 3 reapers was to get a lucky placement and aggressively take one out in the first few rounds.

It might be possible to beat 3 or more if you manually placed countries and armies. That might be worth a try.

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Post by Boson Higgs » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:23 am

Thankyou all for your advice :)

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Post by n00less cluebie » Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:45 pm

5 Reapers is STILL possible but I've only been able to do it on Bio Extreme if a map with choke points forms

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Post by Boson Higgs » Sat Dec 13, 2008 5:42 am

How am I getting into "chatline" ?? to set "reaper alone" ??

No, I'M the clueless newbie! but I am a good poet

:)

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Post by dustin » Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:54 pm

To get the chat area to show up, turn on the "Allow other players to join" checkbox.

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Post by deez nuts » Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:49 pm

Crawford told me last year that if u play bio alone, with 5 reapers and with a 15 second timer for a week it will really improve your game.

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Post by nimrod7 » Sat Jan 03, 2009 6:15 am

I can beat five reapers on classic and classic part trois.

Don't leave out Botofdoom.

And on high income maps, killbot can be dangerous.

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New user, delighted to meet the Reaper

Post by benhunt » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:04 am

I've been playing on my iPhone for at least a year, and have just signed up for the online desktop version.

I was getting frustrated that the Hard AI wasn't hard enough, and was delighted to find the Reaper AI in the latest iOS update.

I've managed to win against 2 Reapers and 3x Hard AI on my favourite level: "Castle Lux Nano". Next I'll try 3 :-)

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Re: New user, delighted to meet the Reaper

Post by Rhye » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:15 pm

benhunt wrote:I've been playing on my iPhone for at least a year, and have just signed up for the online desktop version.

I was getting frustrated that the Hard AI wasn't hard enough, and was delighted to find the Reaper AI in the latest iOS update.

I've managed to win against 2 Reapers and 3x Hard AI on my favourite level: "Castle Lux Nano". Next I'll try 3 :-)
I'd try bumping of the difficulty a little bit by replacing the "Hard" with Yakool(s) and Evilpixie(s). I do (in Reaper:Yakool:Evilpixie) 2:2:1. But of course, it's totally up to you, and experimenting is always cool.

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