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I wouldn't consider myself completely new to the game, but fairly new compared to a lot of you.
I'm currently playing in the gifted league and I keep running into the same problem. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I know you guys said that players rarely use bombshell, but it seems like 9 out of 10 people I play against are using bombshell. I can't seem to find a good strategy to take down a well defended bombshell.
My first idea was to just rush every player who is a scalleywag so they didn't have the wits to build. But that only worked a couple times. Somehow these guys are getting 2 or 3 bombshells pretty quick AND guarding them.
I use the adorables so I build a mobi and try to take them out. But as soon as I kill one, there's two more bombshells waiting to kill all my guys.
If you guys have any advice or replays I could watch, I seriously need it.
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I do remember that. The lower leagues tend to be more BS heavy. Yes, you want to attack quick, but in an organized manner. You want to attack with force. Buffed soldiers are a good option. Or even, do two mobies. Shoot in there and jet them out. try to work their attention to another side. Sometimes if you move up both sides of the map (and their bombshell is in the middle) they can only chose one side to attack (if they haven't built up too far).
Unless you let them build up too much, making a BS puts them at a unit deficit. You can use that for your advantage and keep pummeling them with soldiers and runners. (And take out their medics if you can)
http://osn.codepenguin.com/replays/view/ag5vdXR3aXR0ZXJzZ2FtZXIRCxIIR2FtZVJvb20YpIqVAww where I had to work around a bunch of bombshells. Granted, I was feedback, so the strategy was a bit different. In the middle of the game, you noticed that I just kept making soldiers. Sometimes you just have to attack in force and keep building up. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't.
I am really unhappy with the BS. It is really powerful and way too easy to defend. You can work around it, but it takes some practice and work.