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I don't understand why I am so terrible at this game. I was playing on hard difficulty against the AI and before I had any sort of anything built I was being steamrolled by an endless supply of douchebag scrin troops!

I played on medium settings after that and the same thing happened except in a slightly longer time period.

I'm busy the whole time, building things and whatnot. It seems like base defenses are useless unless you have a solid and complete wall of them around your base. Not to mention my initial tiberium field always gets depleted within 5 minutes and so my retarded harvesters have to go and dick around in the danger zone fields >.< This game is pissing me off.

What am I doing wrong, and how can I not do it wrong.

Thanks
heh, by all means, any cnc is a challenging game. Turn the difficulty down mate
It won't take long before you blast your enemies to smithereens on a tougher difficulty setting.
I decided to play the NOD missions from the original to C&C3 and the original is quite hard.

But try to get a couple of barracks early so that you can have 2 production queues for infantry, get some base defences and try out different stuff.

The brotherhood of nod ftw!
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You need to get the uber micro down and micro manage your entire forces...
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You need to get the uber micro down and micro manage your entire forces...
lol ya
Takes a bit of practice though, but it makes your army more efficent.
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Yeah that's what I'm having trouble with I think. I usually need to consciously make myself move around the map all the time, otherwise I watch the pretty explosions

I've been playing on Easy for the most part of the night and it's getting, well, easier to be sure already. I think as training I might go through all of the maps on easy, then medium, and then hard x_x

Also, I think I'm a GDI man. Probably because they're the first ones I was introduced to, but I like them. Scrin seem cool too, but they piss me off too much when I fight them because I can never target their weird swarms.
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I played NOD when I played CC3 and I found scorp rush or Shadow Team spam to work best. It's been a while so I haven't seen any nerfs/boosts from the patches, but when I played, I would own with shadow team raids.

I'm sticking with AoE3: The War Chiefs until SC2 comes out.


Hmm.. it looks like you're playing the computer. Once I learned the game, I never had any trouble beating the computer on any difficulty, but then again, I play lots and lots of RTS, so I am used to fast management and micro/macro.
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