Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

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Azelthedragon
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Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by Azelthedragon » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:36 pm

How are my chokepoints? How weak to stealth am i? Those things, ha

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e1a00000
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by e1a00000 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:26 pm

I'm conflicted about giving you advice since you are in my hunt range but still...
Move the core next to your cg. It stalls better.
Your choke point don't have enough damage. I'd shuriken to hit the next weak node and ignore the defenses, but taking the defenses itself down is not that hard either.
Also where the f is your third turret
Don't upgrade all your sentries, it's not efficient. 2 sentries back to back on second choke is also bad.

e1a00000
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by e1a00000 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:27 pm

Azelthedragon wrote:How are my chokepoints? How weak to stealth am i? Those things, ha

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Just note that you don't have the second black ice too. Well rip, you'll be the ideal hunt target for almost everyone. No defenses, just miners

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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by brzytki » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:22 pm

What he said is true. Don't link your choke points with each other, it makes it very easy to go from one to the other and your 2 turrets are basically useless. You have too many farms and too few security nodes. Such people are perfect for a hunt because you don't really need much finesse and thinking while hacking them.

Azelthedragon
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by Azelthedragon » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:54 pm

I was planning on getting defense nodes with my next level core. I heard you needed your second database to get to next level core, so i needed to get that one. My third turret is leveling.

FreneticElement4
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by FreneticElement4 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:51 pm

Hello guys, I'm posting here because I also need some feedback of my network and I don't want to create another topic. How can I improve my network? Any suggestion will be great :D

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And here are some entries of the security log, (Hope it's useful for you)

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LightofHeaveN
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by LightofHeaveN » Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:00 pm

FreneticElement4 wrote:Hello guys, I'm posting here because I also need some feedback of my network and I don't want to create another topic. How can I improve my network? Any suggestion will be great :D

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And here are some entries of the security log, (Hope it's useful for you)

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u dont need 3 sentries!
and everything after ur code gates needs a complete redesign
u lack choke points.

check the site for guides and take ideas from what other players post, even if they have core 8 or 6, basic defense clusters are the same.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=358
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=366
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=401
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=380

there u go.
hope it helps

FreneticElement4
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by FreneticElement4 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:39 pm

LightofHeaveN wrote:
u dont need 3 sentries!
and everything after ur code gates needs a complete redesign
u lack choke points.

check the site for guides and take ideas from what other players post, even if they have core 8 or 6, basic defense clusters are the same.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=358
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=366
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=401
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=380


there u go.
hope it helps
Thank you for the suggestions, What do you guys think about my new network design?

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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by Sutopia » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:24 am

FreneticElement4 wrote: Thank you for the suggestions, What do you guys think about my new network design?

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The first scanner placement is somehow odd IMO.
There is like only 0.5 choke point for your base.
I'd make use of one of the scanner after gate as choke.

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Fluffington
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Re: Lvl 7 core, need critiques :)

Post by Fluffington » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:42 am

FreneticElement4 wrote:Thank you for the suggestions, What do you guys think about my new network design?

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My main concern here are your choke points.

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You are using a code gate (circled in red) and a turret (next to the yellow circle) as choke points. They shouldn't be used as choke points as they have high firewall. Switch those two with one of the suggested choke points I pointed out.

If you want more choke point examples, visit this post for more information.

Hope that helps!
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