BRTD has once again participated in Planetside 2's Outfit Wars, this time in its third Alpha iteration. Our first two matches, against 1RPC and DIGT and then FRMD and DIGT, were difficult and neither was a full win for BRTD. We improved our tactics and in the next two matches, facing ARAY and EDIM and then HRGC and VCBC.
New Respawn System, Spawn Hopping is hopefully outdated with a lot more freedom about how and where you redeploy to (prioritizes under-pop fights with instant respawns/the frontline and after a delay, allows spawning in any owned hex). It also doesn't force you off of over popped fights anymore.
HIVES are coming back as a new alert, REFINE AND RELOAD. The idea is that you mine and dump at a centralized set of locations (once full, they move/respawn). The faction that mines/ dump the most, wins and gets access to a Valk/ANT hybrid (called a WASP). When full, HIVEs launch into orbit destroying anything over them. There are always two HIVEs active.
The Wasp currently has a chin mining turret, afterburners AND pilot controlled anti-armour rocket pods (on a Valk chassis currently). The idea is to try to introduce a new "variant" vehicles as alert rewards. These would come fully "certed" with...