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Counting down in Splat Zones

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

I've been on a number of losing games of Splat Zones where the opposition takes control and simply dominates the turf. It's pretty frustrating when it happens, but is normally well-earned. This game almost goes the other way. There's a small period where we lose control, btu once we regain it ...

Dodgy start to Splat Zones

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

My first battle of the evening, and it shows. My co-ordination is off, my aim is off, and I make newbie mistakes. Thank goodness for the rest of my team having their wits about themselves. At least I get my act together in good time, and start contributing to controlling the ...

Nowhere to hide from E-litre 3k Scope in Tower Control

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Doesn't the tower's pillar provide cover from being splatted? That E-litre is using haxxx, gotta be. Having a squidmate get splatted whilst I'm hidden by a wall is also pretty confusing. I'm surprised I recovered so quickly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zp5EiaeuGVg I have a pretty good game, racking up the splats, being sneaky, riding the tower. ...

Taking back Tower Control

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Enjoying a new-found winning streak in A+ Tower Control, I stick with the Dual Squelcher. The side route is best for my range again, but for some reason I don't ink the other squid enough to splat him, and move on to the tower. What a silly mistake. Whilst a couple ...

Last-minute Tower Control

Friday, May 20th, 2016

I keep going with the Dual Squelcher. Taking the side route for Blackbelly Skatepark should let me use its range, but with no one to splat I immediately ignore my own advice and go for the tower. That gets me splatted. The opposition get an early lead, which we aren't able ...

I hate A+ Tower Control

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

I abandon Ranked for Turf War to give the Rapid Blaster a fairer test, but only encounter more frustration. I am not in the mood for continued failure whilst trying to learn a new weapon, so I grab my Tri-slosher and head back to Ranked, to see if I can ...

Don't want to play Tower Control with these inklings

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Thinking I should mix up my battles a bit again, this is my first game with the Rapid Blaster. Yeah, I know I shouldn't really take a new weapon in to Ranked, particularly as I have never got used to any blaster, but I didn't think it would make a ...

Turning the battle around on Ancho-V Games Rainmaker

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Note to self: don't shoot the fans on Ancho-V Games when an opponent is on the platform. It only helps them. The other side gets a really good start, hampered only a little by what looks like one of their inklings perhaps not understanding that the Rainmaker needs to build up ...

Short and sweet Rainmaker on Arowana Mall

Monday, May 16th, 2016

That E-litre 3K Scope can easily outrange my Splatterscope, and I have to be careful to avoid his attention. On top of that, some squid keeps lobbing Suction Bombs to my position. I manage to stay unsplatted, though. A quick repositioning, after avoiding the bombs, gets me in to a better ...

Back to Arowana Mall with the Rainmaker

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Arowana Mall has been tweaked and is back in rotation. Today it's available in Rainmaker, which works for me! I take my normal route to the centre, and get a couple of splats for my efforts. As we grab the Rainmaker, I resist the temptation to sit back, and instead press ...