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Trenches - Tips & Tricks

01-05-2010, 09:37 PM
#1
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Trenches - Tips & Tricks

Within Trenches, we have hidden little gameplay functions that we were hoping players would discover. We've decided to make a thread here to reveal these hidden functions and that users can contribute to. We will drop by and continue to add more as well as provide a strategy guide as the game becomes more advanced and developed.

#1: To force all on-screen units to retreat, shake the device.
#2: To cancel an ordered artillery strike, shake the device.
#3: Always gas zombies when you get the chance. Especially large crowds of them.

Last edited by ThunderGameWorks; 01-06-2010 at 07:23 PM.
01-05-2010, 09:40 PM
#2
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 185
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Originally Posted by ThunderGameWorks View Post
Within Trenches, we have hidden little gameplay functions that we were hoping players would discover. We've decided to make a thread here to reveal these hidden functions and that users can contribute to. We will drop by and continue to add more as well as provide a strategy guide as the game becomes more advanced and developed.

#1: To force all on-screen units to retreat, shake the device.
#2: To cancel an ordered artillery strike, shake the device.
the first will help me alot in zombie horde, max time so far for me is 4:32

01-05-2010, 09:41 PM
#3
Haha right after I ask
01-05-2010, 09:50 PM
#4
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Posts: 718
tip: keep moving to make it easier to avoid a devastating artillery from the enemy.

when you see an enemy unit hanging out just out of the range of your units.. ADVANCE, don't let him wait for back up. this will get the ball rolling for you and the momentum you gain might just overwhelm the opponent.

use poison gas to hold off the enemy while you advance your troops (to get into a trench for example)

all the units are useful, you may want to think that machine gunners are awesome, or riflemen just pwn, but snipers and mortars come in handy. FOR SURE. (i would recommend getting at least two of them)

there's gonna be those times where you lose a battle, so if that's the case SAVE AS MANY TROOPS AS POSSIBLE. Don't be afraid to RETREAT.
01-05-2010, 09:50 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2009
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Originally Posted by da shiz wiz 19 View Post
Haha right after I ask
Yep! Your posting inspired us to start this tonight. Heck, we are nearing the Top 10 for all paid apps so I figured the best time is now. Strike while the irons wet or something like that.
01-05-2010, 09:52 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by ThunderGameWorks View Post
Yep! Your posting inspired us to start this tonight. Heck, we are nearing the Top 10 for all paid apps so I figured the best time is now. Strike while the irons hot or something like that.
i think that's better. (or maybe i'm wrong?)
01-05-2010, 09:53 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
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Originally Posted by wttwoa View Post
the first will help me alot in zombie horde, max time so far for me is 4:32
dang mine is 4.19 im comming for u i was trying to git to 5 mintues but to hard
01-05-2010, 10:08 PM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 114
Tip: Savor your victories!!! For if (and hopefully when) online multiplayer comes, you will not have any against me . lol. But anyway....

Dont rush in troops one by one, hold them back until you have numbers. Try and artillary strike a well fortified trench before moving in with at least equal numbers, and dont put all your troops in one place!!!!! If you are on the defensive, try and hold out at a trench with another one close behind. Keep a reserve of troops in the trench behind your frontline, that way if you get arty (means artillary, incase you didnt know ) striked, you can simply and quickly just pull troops from the other trench and not loose any ground, if your lucky. Also, if you loose valuable middle ground and you think the enemy will get his troops to the trench first, just pop a poison strike in front of his troops. Its a cheap and effective way to give you the time you need to get back to that positon!! Poison gas is also useful for covering your retreat, if you are outnumbered.
01-05-2010, 10:09 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by ThunderGameWorks View Post
Yep! Your posting inspired us to start this tonight. Heck, we are nearing the Top 10 for all paid apps so I figured the best time is now. Strike while the irons wet or something like that.
You mean hot right ? But thanks! I can see myself using this
01-05-2010, 10:13 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,657
Keep moving is a very good tip. Also for a good trench defense have 3 snipers, 4 machine gunners, and a couple of Infantry just for good measure and I gurantee you, that the enemy has no chance unless poison gas or artillery is used

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