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Any hints for the contract mission? I am fed up, I tried the whole night yesterday, I simply can't secure the contract. I crippled the dude, destroyed every base and created my bases where his were, then I go to his base to kick his tushy and he PWNZ0rZ me every time. The cruiser and siege tanks are a bit over my payroll . I had two squads of marauders and he simply slayed them without any effort. Okay, I destroyed half his base but that is not important if you lost all your units and have no minerals .
 
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Any hints for the contract mission? I am fed up, I tried the whole night yesterday, I simply can't secure the contract. I crippled the dude, destroyed every base and created my bases where his were, then I go to his base to kick his tushy and he PWNZ0rZ me every time. The cruiser and siege tanks are a bit over my payroll . I had two squads of marauders and he simply slayed them without any effort. Okay, I destroyed half his base but that is not important if you lost all your units and have no minerals .
Do you mean the rebellion missions where you have to get that colonel guy to decode the message from that robot for your? The one where you need to get a certain amount of minerals to hire Mira Han, the mercenary?
    
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im doing that mission to
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Do you mean the rebellion missions where you have to get that colonel guy to decode the message from that robot for your? The one where you need to get a certain amount of minerals to hire Mira Han, the mercenary?

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Spot on
best way to get up to sieged siege tanks is too stim and run right up on them, past their zero range. If you have multiple seige tanks, find their positions and send like 4 marauders to each. Like 4 vikings can take a battlecruiser or a group of marines. Oh ya have medics around. You really shouldn't have that much trouble though, I never needed to plan out a strat through the whole campaign. Are you playing on Hard?
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I just did mass marines and marauders. Soni used hiss siege breaker tanks. Took out the tanks first and stilled the rines to take out rest. The planetary fortress I took down with seige tanks. Also be sure to elfin around the map with vultures picking up the salvage minerals and gas. Alot of the salvage respawns so you can keep getting it
    
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I just did mass marines and marauders. Soni used hiss siege breaker tanks. Took out the tanks first and stilled the rines to take out rest. The planetary fortress I took down with seige tanks. Also be sure to elfin around the map with vultures picking up the salvage minerals and gas. Alot of the salvage respawns so you can keep getting it
Yup, marines and marauders. Also had some goliaths and tanks. I built up to almost 200 supply and owned him.. he couldn't get near me
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I managed to get the 6000 and whipped his ass . I was trying to win without recruiting that woman merc
 
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anyone got any tips on surviving long enough on the last protoss mission?
Mass colossus and voidray, hole up on low ground until you get archive, then move up. Gives you one choke instead of 3 so its much easier. Colossus rapes ground units and voidrays focus down the hybrids. Get some phoenix to counter air units and carriers just because they're awesome.



What are your guys records?
My first try was 50 minutes with ~2700 kills on normal. Didn't retreat though and got raped when they started sending units from all 3 chokes. Don't really want to spend the time to try again.



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Any hints for the contract mission? I am fed up, I tried the whole night yesterday, I simply can't secure the contract. I crippled the dude, destroyed every base and created my bases where his were, then I go to his base to kick his tushy and he PWNZ0rZ me every time. The cruiser and siege tanks are a bit over my payroll . I had two squads of marauders and he simply slayed them without any effort. Okay, I destroyed half his base but that is not important if you lost all your units and have no minerals .
My strategy was to build up ~8 vultures and scavenge the map where the enemy didn't have their bases up. Vultures usually could just run in and pick off their scvs so their income was really low. Got 6000 minerals that way and my only defense was like 4 siege tanks and 2 filled 6 man bunkers with turret upgrade. Then I just abandoned my first base and massed siege tanks + marine/medic from the merc's base to kill the fortress.

Does anyone actually use mercs? They're good, but not as good as heros in SCI, and the cooldown time to build them is ridiculous. I used my credits on more armory upgrades instead.
    
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