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<</aceg/’s guide to Ace Combat Infinity>>
Because it bears repeating, with alterations
>HD Collection Never?
>PS4/PC/XBOX Port NEVER(?)
>Don't believe the statbars
>YOU CHUCKLEFUCKS LET IT DIE AGAIN
>fucked up the embeds
>fucked up the previous thread
>not ZERO edition to honor that neat little easter egg
Not a Buddy/10
Now /aceg/, we're going to play wonderful game called:
Who is your waifu and what does she fly?
kisoand she flies a F-14 into my heart
NO MORE iDOL
This crazy stasi bitch, she flies a MiG-27 like, she literally does
>tfw don't own the -MK- or either twins
such a sad state of affairs
also where did you procure such a top tier puchi plushie, I couldn't find it anywhere when I found these two at a local convention. It was mostly Mikis but there was a place that had a lot of them but not a single Chihya
God dammit this picture is fucking cursed to be Australian forever, isn't it?
Time to test it again because fuck it
this would be funnier if it wasn't so sad
I CAN'T STOP BEING AUSTRALIAN
Gosh that was hard to work out. Is this how desperate bumps have become?
Was using QAAMs but learned that the initial joust became free 11k points everytime with HPAAs. Damn best thing in this game, I tell ya
Took me forever to realize the porn milf was Tiffany's mother.There was a general for it, wasn't it?
I'll be fine with top 1k. I'd want the F-15 but doesn't seem to be worth it when I've got a fuckton of other SP fighters. Even then, I'm not that interested at the Draken so might keep a low profile to secure all those research forms and let people who really want the plane earn it.
The game is damn fun, if only for the addictive puzzle and the script making fun of the genre itself. But at some point it became impossible to finish the puzzles (unlocked everything but didn't change the alpha mode difficulty), which was weird and I kinda forgot about it.
Are you ready for a bunch of ZOE skins/special planes after the update anons?
I want a Spiridus SR.
New skins would be nice tho
>Out of supplied fuel
>Say fuck it, one more game in avalon
>Requirements for Zero to play are met
>Teams are actually evenly matched enough that the game isn't over in two minutes
>Everyone starts spouting their buddy lines when the chorus kicks in
worth all the bullshit in TDM just for that moment
>finally get a Zero condition
>teammate in Cipher
>rivals in a Blaze Razgriz, two buddy Eagles and the most annoying ECM Morgan ever seen
It was hard to not interfere in the duel with so many buddies.
They won in the end, of course. Also, damn that Blaze SAAMing the shit of everyone.
Best girl will get her day
I asked Kono and he said maybe, don't bother him about it
Admittedly Tharja is concentrated cancer, I had forgotten about that shit.
So I guess Lucina is the worst after her and her daughter.
Also you didn't get the joke about the Flatpack
Kinda sorta, I did it with the last NTDM.
You have to host the room and your friends have to know what to look for and when to do it. If you coordinate by telling them right before you do it it shouldn't be too hard. Of course you run the risk of going against each other, but that's part of the fun.
Kirishimaand she flies nothing because she's a boat
When offering hosting it might be handy to offer a time, preferably with GMT +/- guide (eg. 8pm GMT-5 for New York) and then people worldwide can figure out more easily if they can match their schedule. Otherwise it's guesswork, and you might get poor turnouts.
You will have a period of slight suffering, but ACI is not THAT hard to get into, specially if you want the shitplanes, which are cheap to upgrade to competitive levels. A level 11 anything (yes, including a piston) can compete with a 1800 room, and for low tiers, this is achievable in less than a month with just supplied.
If you can focus on the plane you want, and take advantage of any opportunities like challenges, and play relatively efficiently, you should be able to catch nicely.
It is good practice to always post your schedule.
What if your schedule changes?
What if people can't remember what your schedule is?
What if someone who has never participated wants to join but doesn't know exactly when, and kinda just gives up because they have to look at past threads that may or may not be accesible to confirm previous trends, check your GMT offset from the roster, gets nervous at getting the time wrong, and then eventually get the time wrong in the end and decide it's not worth their effort?
I'm not trying to insult you here, but just a little extra information makes things easier for everyone involved.
You seem a bit worked up man, relax.
I usually post more detailed information about an hour before it starts anyways. No sense telling someone an exact time 6hrs out, when I may end up staying at work an extra 2-3 hours or decide to wrap up early to beat the traffic.
I'm not really worked up, just making my case.
Also, not really asking for a specific time, just a general guide (say, 1-2 hour window). You can't host at the same time everyday unless you're some super goy that can run all the fuels he wants and lives off passive income.
>You can't host at the same time everyday unless you're some super goy that can run all the fuels he wants and lives off passive income.
Not really following your logic there chief.
You can't have enough time security to be able to sortie every single day, at exactly the time you specify every single time unless you have enough money to never have to work.
I'm saying that the fact you can't give exact notice 6 hours beforehand is completely understandable, and in fact expected.
Don't you mean 12 hours?
It's not hard at all to play twice a day, I usually do unless I get an early or late shift at work or something else gets in the way. It's not hard to remember "Oh I played at 11AM, better play at 11 PM tonight."
should be fun
You must be new here. Nobody takes the stream that seriously and secondly, if he says that he will stream at 6 PM EST, that usually means 11 PM the following day except that he ends up streaming music instead of Infinity as originally stated.
>1500 MR TDM room
>Shoot down XFA-27 HH in the opening joust
>Go after him again
>Tfw it's actually fast as fuck
>Tfw it shoots 6 missiles at me
>Tfw they all fucking loop repeatedly
I can't imagine how bad it gets with Albireo MSTM.
Dat diving cobra after getting hit
>My excessive rusery has led to a lack of trust.
Who could have foreseen this tragic turn of events?
Have some 'OC' from the last time I was in the capital.
If we can survive til summer i might have tons of oc if i decide to get my lazy ass up and go to the fleet week event and try and nab some hornet flyovers or whatevers on the intrepid
Hell when I go downtown next time or to Richmond I can get F-22's/F/A-18/E-3 and SR-71 picutres respectively. I do have a few shitty F-22 pictures when they fly over my house
Also have a Carrier picture I took when in Newport New
Hey, I live in Richmond. The Virginia Aviation Museum has a Blackbird and a Tomcat in front of it. They're moving the Blackbird to the Science Museum, though.
I also live near the Defense Supply Center, which has a bunch of planes on the premises. I don't think the public is allowed in there anymore, though.
Depends on the plane I guess. Some people say that the STD needs parts, while the A-10 is less reliant on them. When I use the A-10, I personally just stack Sp.W. reload speed and capacity so I can just be a FAEBoat.
I don't use the STD but I heard people say that it needs damage and possibly area+.
Looks like people already went back to Co-op rooms. There's hardly any TDM rooms available now.
>Tfw A-10 is retired
Good night, sweet shark-faced princess
a Vita spAce Combat game would be neat. youd be able to use the touch features to do manuevers you'd normally not be able to do with aircraft, or even better:
switch targets by touching them so you dont have to fucking cycle through ten targets to choose the one you want.
BBBRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRTTTTTTTTT never dies
actually the opposite is true. Its indefinitely in service (at least until the F-35s are complete and fully operational.)
You guys made my day, that's awesome.
We're building so many Abrams that the army can't crew them all, so they send most of them off to the junkyard to rust away until either there's a draft or they can be recycled into the next evolution of MBT
we literally have M1s just sitting in warehouses rusting away because we don't use them enough, and congress is trying to fund production of more (or at least more upgrades) for whatever reason. lately even if a soldier trains to be a tanker, more often than not, he'll be attached to an infantry unit as a rifleman because they get used that little.
You probably need 2-3 for an entire AO in afghanstan.
>it clearly isn't working well.
Its flying, there haven't been any crashes, the gun works, the helmet works, the piots like it.
Whats wrong with it, aside from a few kinks that need ironing?
I mean, teh F-16 had a far worse record when it came to its development, and its one of the most popular multirole fighters in the world.
Alright, as always thanks to everyone who joined me tonight for the long and arduous slog through SOD Whyverns and 6AAMfests.
We'll be resuming our crusade for top 200 tomorrow, same time, same place. Those of you with MRs that allow, I'd like to cordially invite you to join me again.
See ya later, aces.
>tfw want to grind Frogfoot but it's fucking shit
Meanwhile 200 faggot assholes who are never going to use the -Raven- grinded for it anyway because what better way to blow your parents' money than on digital trophies?
Am I the only one who's kinda meh about Zero? I just got to the point where the nukes were dropped, but so far:
- Excalibur was underwhelming. It was there for one mission and then you destroyed it. There was no time for it to be a persistent threat that could strike at any time
- Canonically, you're already a great ace at the start of the game. There isn't the same nugget -> demon progression that we had in 4 and 5. This is compounded by the game throwing endless amounts of aces at you, and frankly making the Belkan air force look bad
- I don't like how the story is told. There are far less cutscenes, and the ones they give you seem to be focusing on you rather than the war at large.
- Aircraft progression is fucktarded. I unlocked the Su-37 and was flying it in the mission that gave me the Su-27
- I'm an autist and not being able to change Pixy's plane to match mine bothers me.
I do like the Ace Styles and the return of multiple special weapons for each aircraft, but overall I just feel like it's the weakest game of the trinity so far
>find the enemy team's dead weight
>score easy kill
>somebody else on our team finds him
>every time I finally find him and pull a lock he explodes
Piss off, he's my nugget I found him first
>1800 cst -MK- on my team
>"This Aircraft is the Best!" Nickname
It sure is... I wish I had it.
Good news, boys, turns out that making conceited posts makes the hyper-competent players join your room and help you lower your MR. God has given me mercy this night.
>Instead of ascending or descending to avoid AC7s super weapon you will be flying into clouds
>Enemy team's got Growler, B1 Morgan, Pixy Morgan
>Oh god I hope they're not all ECM
>Tfw they are
We still won, but holy fuck that was frustrating.
...damn it. I just brought my vanilla to lv. 11 and it looks damn great with skins and all, but an SP would be nice. How does it look?
Is it top 100?
Fuck, I'd goy for the first time for that
Yep. Don't know what it looks like because it's not on up yet, but it's going to be all red because that's what ZOE planes look like.
But anyway, we can scratch the YF-23 from the list:
That's all that's left now.
It's all going to depend on what SPW it has. Besides, the vanilla YF-23 has the Wizard skin with matching emblem to boot. Would you really abandon that?
Oh that, yeah i remember that
Pic related happened
It's less than a week long, lasting about 4 days I think. I've never gone for top 200, so I wouldn't know how much it would really take.
I'd wait until the stats come out before deciding, though.
Thats a very roundabout way to ask for more animu grills.
I just finished the American release of Ace Combat 3. Still not sure how to play the Jp Version. Can't really find instructions on how to get this fan patch working.
Anyway, do you think they will remake AC3 one day? Or will it be a Metal gear situation where they get up to that moment in the timeline and then shit happens to the devs
You new here m8? It's part our site's culture.
if you want planes. well i would kill for see this bad boy in infinity, with spw like slawm (steath long-range air-whatever missile) or some sort of sffs that drops mpbm as ammo.
but since the spw loadout is so broken intead of the machinegun you must shoot ball bearings with a slingshot ...
oops forget pic
Does anyone have an ISO of AC3 already translated? I can't find shit on how to patch it.
Seems like competition is fiercer for cst restricted rooms than unlimited.
Probably because some shitter with the 2200cst wyvern he uses for co-op isn't as much a threat as the guy who built a 149X set for TDM.
>- Excalibur was underwhelming. It was there for one mission and then you destroyed it. There was no time for it to be a persistent threat that could strike at any time
Ace Combat threats superweapons and aces as if they're shitty shonen combat anime filler arc bosses, more news at 11.
>Canonically, you're already a great ace at the start of the game
Canonically you're just an experienced merc and we know nothing more about that. We know nothing about the wars that were fought before Zero and unless someone shits out a reliable translation of Aces at War I assume that Zero is the first time when anti-Ulysses weapons got fired in anger.
>frankly making the Belkan air force look bad
See the first point, everyone and everything in AC looks bad compared to the player, blame it on its shitty formula of "let's stroke the player's dick at all costs".
>- I don't like how the story is told. There are far less cutscenes, and the ones they give you seem to be focusing on you rather than the war at large.
Congrats, you got what ACZ is all about, despite the fact that the narrator said that the documentary would've been mostly about you, not the war. And despite that it's still miles above AC5 anyway, if you read between the lines and listen to the enemies' chatter. Not like it would take much to achieve that, but still.
>Aircraft progression is fucktarded
No it isn't, even if you unlock high tier shit like the Su-37 you wouldn't be able to afford it unless you go in full merc mode. For example, the Gripen: it's the best price/quality ratio plane you can unlock early, but you'll only be able to buy it by the time you get to mission 9, and right after that you'll unlock planes on par with it it.
Hey guys, I haven't been doing too well in TDM with the following build. Can I get some tips from the TDM veterans?
ASF-X -RB- Lv.19 QAAM Lv.4
BODY: 33/40, ARMS: 40/40, MISC: 0/40 (+2)
Enhanced Engine Compressor LL
High Spec Main Wing Actuator (Pitch) L
Cockpit Protective Armor LL
Advanced Warheads (MSL) M
Plans for Improved Destructive Capabilities (MSL) M
Plans for Improved Homing Capabilities (MSL) M
Advanced Mobile Fin (MSL) L
Datalink: Quick Lock On+
>To patch your copy of AC3E, you'll need to download xdelta UI. Simply follow the interface prompts and point the program to where the rip is and to the location of the 1.1 xdelta patch
How do you even manage to breathe?
Do I need to hunt down some more specific AC3 rip? Tried it with 1.0 and 1.1 JP
Ok goys, I am uploading an already patched file for AC3 disc 1. Few minutes. Tested in Epsxe for a short time. Seems to work fine
I'm in a giving mood. Want more varied discussion in this thread. Anyway, here it is. I have tested it and it seems to work.
ACE COMBAT 3 DISC 1 TRANSLATED. Just run it with epsxe or something
>Sortie in TDM
>Teammates are an 1800 cst 4AGM F-35, a 600 cst SFFS Mirage, and a 1900 cst HVAA J35J
>Final scores: 14000, 147, 0
Not even scoring highest in the room could save us, we lost like a minute in.
Alright Aces, here's the deal.
As always, stream is here: http://www.hitbox.tv/Valetni
I'll begin streaming and hosting in about an hour, that should give people time enough to do whatever it is they do to prepare for my streams.
It's one of the "regular" gold drops along 30 tickets. I've heard about level caps dropping but never got any.
It's supposed to be incredibly rare, playing since day one only got 3 NSUs so far.
Alright guys and girls, who's ready for some gratuitous plane on plane action?
>This ain't your mother's dogfighting!
Steam is here: http://www.hitbox.tv/Valetni
Can't invite people, so keep your eyes on for the room and make sure you're in the MR range before trying.
Might join if you're still up in an hour or something, still at 2 fuel.
Emmeria is most likely not!Great Britain, right?
Eagles and the "homeland defense" thing seem really appropriate
>3 minutes left in invincible fleet
>already destroyed all the ground targets 10 minutes ago
>just messin around destroying air targets in an A-10
>missile hits me at a 75 degree angle from where it was fired
>start the mission over
fuck you kono I hope you burn in hell
>3 more days until tourney ends
I don't know if I can keep this up. I'm barely above rank 1000, and I'll drop below come midnight. I got stocked left, and I don't want to goy out, but I REALLY want that Cipher Draken.
>everyone and everything in AC looks bad compared to the player
At the end, yes. But in 4 and 5, Stonehenge and Scin/Hrimfaxi were threats that appeared early and couldn't be dealt with until later. In terms of gameplay mechanics, yes they were easy to avoid, but it's the build up and psychological aspect of it that's missing in 0.
The same goes for aces. You had to run from Yellows/Grabacr early and only got to kill them later on, whereas in 0 aces are just another enemy with extra backstory. There's no fear of "oh shit a super skilled ace is gonna push my shit in" at all
>blame it on its shitty formula of "let's stroke the player's dick at all costs"
That's my complaint about 0. I know 4 and 5 do it too, but when they start doing it at least you feel like you actually accomplished things to warrant it. 0 just starts too early
>what ACZ is all about
I know, and I dislike it. There's no sense of camaraderie because you're a mercenary. All the missions just feel like a job with no purpose, unlike (for example) Sea of Chaos and Aces in 5, or Megalith in 4
>listen to the enemies' chatter
I'll try to pay more attention to it, but from what I remember it was mostly just e-peen stroking and somewhere along the line I became a Demon Lord
>you wouldn't be able to afford it unless you go in full merc mode
People said merc was the hardest, so I did. Schwarze was tough, but that's about it. Of course I could only do hard on my first playthrough. I'll play through the other two for unlocks and then replay merc and see how much harder it is on ace.
im not even going to try to get top 200, just aim for the sweet spots that grant it for free. I never buy fuel, but Cipher, ive made the exception, even though i really shouldnt be spending my irl money on something like this right now.
>There's no fear of "oh shit a super skilled ace is gonna push my shit in" at all
That's something that I never felt as part of AC, AT ALL.
>here's no sense of camaraderie because you're a mercenary.
>All the missions just feel like a job with no purpose
Try listening to the briefings/debriefings for once. Sure, detailed strategic operational plans would be nice but I don't think that the average pleb that plays AC would particularly appreciate that, or god forbid NATO counters. Which is something that I feel would add some good flavor to AC.
>I'll try to pay more attention to it
Belkans going batshit about the uneven terms of the peace treaty should tip you off (protip: in case you still don't get after june 6th Belka's armed forces were split into at least three different factions). That, and people from the "allies" defecting to AWWNB, even fucking oseans.
>People said merc was the hardest
It isn't. Knight is because of both the aces you'll meet and the fact that you won't have enough money for the shit you want, not that it matters too much as AC has never been particularly difficult in first place in any of its iterations.
I picked up a huge book about jets today. From the 88 but revised in 2002. Cool pics.
The book. Last page is on the SU-37 (S-47)
>my luck gets me 2 nuggets
>cant carry that much
>he doesn't like T H I C K
low test nigga
>went over for a look
17 hours ago#1
In my room, i'll kick the guys who score 0 pts or a tiny bit in 1500 cst or less.
They make a huge problem by dying and forcing the team to lose.
We restricted their cst and they are able to be hit, its not that hard to do it so thats what am gonna do, only in 1500 cst or less.
>So he is hosting sub 1500 unrestricted
>getting pissy when learners lose.
Alright everyone. Thanks for everyone who stuck with me through those 7 hours of hell on earth.
Currently sitting at Rank 99 and expect to raise my MR approximately NEVER.
If I sufficiently recover, I'll be running another room tomorrow, so feel free to join in and club me hard then as well.
Until then aces, good flying.
I really don't know. Straight up speed isn't an option, people fly too high for FAEBs and burst missiles to work, pistons are inconsistent and can only do stuff effectively against 2000 cst and below planes. Capacity L standards with the same on HCAA doesn't hit anything, MSTM can't hit anything, and almost all multiroles are terrible for the mode. So I guess I'll goy up and get EML for the next time since that's a nice way to get unavoidable kills.
Thrust vectoring owns the skies.
I have a question. How many of you /aceg/ guys are using novice controls? Especially for TDM? I know people bash on it, but it feels really natural. Is it just me?
Ya m8. Feels good playing with novice controls. There is a bit of an advantage from a bug when playing with novice controls over expert in that high G turns can recover or counterturn harder if you're turning downward at an angle. Its very slight but its there. Works well in TDM.
The best money can buy. On the topic of the GAF-1, remember that
Sulejmani did nothing wrong.
Novice controls work fine, idk what r u talking about.
>guy in an X-29 sticks to me the entire game
>same guy in the X-29 found a friend who also has an X-29
>they both stick to me the entire game
You know, I wasn't aware it was possible to get every driver of a specific plane to hate you. I guess I must've done something in a previous life.
I spent 40 fuels stocked. I massively overestimated the competition. I wanted the Cipher Draken. I can now completely quit the tournament and still rank top 1000. That Draken is actually really easy to get, and I am feeling kinda dumb about having burnt so hard.
No, Viper Fishbed. And I only died twice between those three games, so it's not like I was free points.
I honestly think I offended them at some point in time and have forgotten about it.
Sounds about right. People give in to hate easily.
I fly a shit plane and piston and magnets up the ass. Crazy seeing all the triangles pointing in my direction after the initial joust.
Dunno, but i'm still bitter because i was hoping for planes. The only mecha i really watch is macross.
we'll never have an anime about fighter pilots fighting mechs
Also, i've got arts and crafts for you aces
You should try using afterburners I heard is a great tactic to not sit midair and feed points like crazy.
mr 5-7 average deaths per match.
>he was being shit "purposefully"
Just doing my part for the /aceg/ community.
But in all seriousness, I felt like while simply pegging the afterburners resulted in very few deaths comparatively, for me at least it resulted in 0 kills.
And that is all for the Belkaspam, we can go back to be /dedgen/
>press yellow button
>be the glorious belkan ace
>famous protag squadrons are girls
>all of them fucked me right into my ass like a missile shoving into one's ass
>TDM room with no cst restriction
>One enemy plane is worth 12k points
>Another is worth 11k points
>Tfw both go down easily
That's gotta be the fastest match I've ever had.
>AC7's multiplayer has more than just jets
>You can play as an AWACS that supports your team