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sandstorm mission 4

10-12-2009, 05:19 AM
#1
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 144
sandstorm mission 4

how on earth do you complete this mission???
I always run out of time, anyone got some good tips??
10-12-2009, 07:18 AM
#2
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Originally Posted by redgaz26 View Post
how on earth do you complete this mission???
I always run out of time, anyone got some good tips??
I assume you mean the "defend the palace" mission. Keep in mind that the mission is not timed -- the gauge above measures the damage takn by the palace. Make sure tha you shoot RPG wielding enemies first, except when the tanks are attacking (you should be focusing on the tanks at that point). Something that worked well for me is using granades to kill the RPG guys, particularly when defending the side areas -- I would throw them as soon as the guy with the bright green arrow stepped into view (listen for your buddies, too: they'll yell "RPG" when they're about pop out.

You'll eventually get overrun and will have to set a defensive position upstairs to wait for rescue. Granades come extremely handy at this point, too.

Hope that helps...

10-12-2009, 02:40 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Um yea, there's no time in this mission lol.
When you see the pop-up warning for an oncoming rpg, make sure to ironsight and gun it down as fast as you (he's marked with a green arrow.)
Also make sure to get the rpg as soon as you seen that you're allowed to do so and knock out the tanks before they get a chance to shoot.

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10-13-2009, 07:43 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 144
Just completed it. Now onto mission 5!!
10-13-2009, 07:55 AM
#5
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Originally Posted by redgaz26 View Post
Just completed it. Now onto mission 5!!
How about a quick thanks? You had two forum members take the time to answer your question -- a little appreciation would be nice.
10-13-2009, 08:07 AM
#6
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 144
Thank you very much. !!!!!!!
10-13-2009, 11:38 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2008
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Thanks for the tips on mission 4. Any for mission 5.
I'm getting killed very easily. Are the two fire buttons the same?
Do you use them both at the same time?
10-13-2009, 11:42 AM
#8
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Originally Posted by redgaz26 View Post
Thanks for the tips on mission 4. Any for mission 5.
I'm getting killed very easily. Are the two fire buttons the same?
Do you use them both at the same time?
Funny thing is, I'm stuck on mission 5, too. The two fire buttons are the same, they just allow you to tilt the gun and fire at the same time.

Didn't meant to be so harsh on my previous post, by the way. We're all glad to help around here, but it's always a good idea to let people know that you appreciate it.
10-13-2009, 01:13 PM
#9
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 144
Your right. I should have said thanks the first time.
Now anyone got any tips for mission 5 to help me and squarezero?
10-13-2009, 02:43 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Alright so it took me a bit to get used to the machine gun too, but i figured out a very conventional way to utilize the weapon. First, the machine gun is a one-shot-kill weapon..so one bullet and the enemy goes bye-bye. Alright so here's what I do. hold the fire key with your left thumb while u just scroll around the screen with your right. Do this until you see your burnout bar is almost filled and let go for about 2 seconds, and repeat. With this I was able to knock everything out easily, even on hard mode.

Hope this helps.

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