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In need of help on MiniSquadron!

11-27-2009, 08:09 PM
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In need of help on MiniSquadron!

I recently purchased MiniSquadron (today) and I am stuck on Devil's Dustbowl on Wave 12 (final wave). Any tips on what airplane to use? Here are all the airplanes I have and the stats for each.

Falcon
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 450 mph
Armor: Good
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: .22 seconds
Weapon Type: Cannon

Kestrel
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 450 mph
Armor: Tough
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: .32 seconds
Weapon Type: Double Cannon

Red Herring
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 450 mph
Armor: Tough
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: .60 seconds
Weapon Type: Homing Missle

Silver Fox
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 450 mph
Armor: Tough
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: 2 seconds
Weapon Type: Laser

Gecko
Max Speed: 420 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 570
Armor: Good
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: .22 seconds
Weapon Type: Cannon

Barney
Max Speed: 420 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 570 mph
Armor: Good
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: .32 seconds
Weapon Type: Double Cannon

Fernovski
Max Speed: 420 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 570 mph
Armor: Good
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: 2 seconds
Weapon Type: Laser

Buccaneer
Max Speed: 320 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 640 mph
Armor: Weak
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Quick
Reload Time: .22 seconds
Weapon Type: Cannon

Raider
Max Speed: 320 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 640 mph
Armor: Weak
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Quick
Reload Time: .60 seconds
Weapon Type: Homing Missle

Vagabond
Max Speed: 320 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 640 mph
Armor: Weak
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Quick
Reload Time: 2 seconds
Weapon Type: Laser

Iblis
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 600 mph
Armor: Weak
Size: Medium
Turning Rate: Good
Reload Time: 2 seconds
Weapon Type: Laser

Neko Sora
Max Speed: 300 mph
Aerodynamic Speed: 375 mph
Armor: Hard as Nails (thats gotta be tough)
Size: Large
Turning Rate: Slow
Reload Time: .60 seconds
Weapon Type: Homing Missle

Any tips or suggestions would be helpful, thank you!

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11-27-2009, 09:13 PM
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I would use the neko saki just because you can spam homing missles everywhere.

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11-27-2009, 10:09 PM
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Seeing you don't have anything with the cluster bomb yet (well you have to have a fast plane as well) I'd say go with the laser.

It causes the other planes to stall and crash so try and get them while they're low. I don't know if you're trying to unlock planes (which I've done except for the last one) you'd want to get combo kills for max points, so the homing missile planes might not do the job because you'd miss a bunch and they'd ruin the combo (I'm still not entirely sure how it works though, but I haven't looked into it either).
11-27-2009, 10:55 PM
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Seeing you don't have anything with the cluster bomb yet (well you have to have a fast plane as well) I'd say go with the laser.

It causes the other planes to stall and crash so try and get them while they're low. I don't know if you're trying to unlock planes (which I've done except for the last one) you'd want to get combo kills for max points, so the homing missile planes might not do the job because you'd miss a bunch and they'd ruin the combo (I'm still not entirely sure how it works though, but I haven't looked into it either).
I just unlocked the Eaglehead (clusterbomb plane). Should I use that instead?

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11-27-2009, 11:01 PM
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Seeing you don't have anything with the cluster bomb yet (well you have to have a fast plane as well) I'd say go with the laser.

It causes the other planes to stall and crash so try and get them while they're low. I don't know if you're trying to unlock planes (which I've done except for the last one) you'd want to get combo kills for max points, so the homing missile planes might not do the job because you'd miss a bunch and they'd ruin the combo (I'm still not entirely sure how it works though, but I haven't looked into it either).
Combo system increases with every kill WITHOUT being hit by enemy weapons. you'll know your combo is over when your hit and you hear a buzz

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11-27-2009, 11:04 PM
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I'd say try to get a faster plane with a cluster bomb, try to get the Sniper.

The level itself is luck for the most part, in my opinion (ie. where you are relative to the other planes). That's the only level that took me 5-6 tries to beat.
11-28-2009, 12:55 AM
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eaglehead is my favorite plane hahah.
its slow and clumsy like a tank, but it totally owns and can pretty much run through anything.

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