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Wow... I've never seen anything like this. no matter how hard I try, I can never beat the damned scrin.

First I try building one base and spamming everything so I collect tib. That doesn't work because 1 field should have like 2 harvesters.

Then i try building a surveyor so I can make a refinery @ two places and then war factories to build a total of 4 harvester and then mass up on armor, aa and infantry... That doesn't work I get overpowered by like 4 tripods.

Then i try building two surveyors so I can take a blue tib field, and 2x reg. tib fields and I'm building everything I can possibly build. 3 minutes into the game I've got a good base and I don't have any aa, they come with more tripods than before, an amass of planes and a crap load of infantry that destroy my buildings instantly...

What the hell do I do?!
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Which level is this one?

You know if you're playing against the computer, there are trigger points where they will unleash further units to harass you. Best to try stick within a locale and build up strong base defenses. Lots of AA guns and also some mobile AA units too. You may need to scout for choke points to stop the Scrin from harvesting more tiberium.
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The scrin are very tough in later levels, i found the best way to keep them at bay is a few sonic pulses around the perimeter of your base and plenty of anti aircraft turrets. It's only there large floating ships that are most destructive.
 
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always rush up to your tech center and gt railgun upgrades for your Mammoth 27's. in the meantime get APCs and load them with Zone Troopers.
then rush with both APCs and Mammoths. also get the ion cannon online ASAP. combined with other powers you can decimate a large part of a base's defences so that you lose less APC's / Mammoths. Juggernauts "r t3h phail", you should not use them.
you can build your force even faster using the bloodhounds and droppods powers.
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It's not a level.

I'm playing skirmish mode.

Vs Medium Scrin

Thanks for the advice, what does loading the APC's do other than speed transport?
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It's not a level.

I'm playing skirmish mode.

Vs Medium Scrin

Thanks for the advice, what does loading the APC's do other than speed transport?
Oh ok.
Loading APCs can ensure your infantry survive longer and they also provide mines which are fantastic at choke points. Once you have found a certain point you can also use the APCs with selected infantry to level them up very quickly as they kill off the enemy.
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