I've been playing since launch day...

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2 years ago#1
And I still have no idea what thrust packs are for. The only use they have is sometimes dodging vehicles, but even then it's as random as jumping over vehicles killing you half the time,
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2 years ago#2
-Erika- posted...
And I still have no idea what thrust packs are for. The only use they have is sometimes dodging vehicles, but even then it's as random as jumping over vehicles killing you half the time,


Yeah, you're doing it wrong.
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2 years ago#3
it provides instant momentum change. try popping out from a corner and just moving like regular back into cover, then try popping out and use the thruster pack back into cover. it's much quicker, and it throws off an enemy's aim more reliably.

it also kind "catapults" you down if you start the boost right before going off a ledge.

it also pauses your ascent up a lift.
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2 years ago#4
bd0g5 posted...
-Erika- posted...
And I still have no idea what thrust packs are for. The only use they have is sometimes dodging vehicles, but even then it's as random as jumping over vehicles killing you half the time,


Yeah, you're doing it wrong.


I'm doing it pretty much every way possible.

COG_Killa posted...
it provides instant momentum change. try popping out from a corner and just moving like regular back into cover, then try popping out and use the thruster pack back into cover. it's much quicker, and it throws off an enemy's aim more reliably.

it also kind "catapults" you down if you start the boost right before going off a ledge.

it also pauses your ascent up a lift.


I know all that, but that doesn't really seem like overt uses for the most part. And I'm not sure if "get back into cover after you peek out quicker" was really worth creating an armor ability for.
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Joshi Spirit
2 years ago#5
oh no, it really helps with staying alive, staying alive, ah ah ah ah, staying alive, staying alive.
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2 years ago#6
Thrusting down ledges allows you to escape a chasing enemy faster, potentially saving you from death if you're one shot.

Pausing on a lift can cause a player at the top to waste his grenade if he was expecting you to pop out normally.

Thrusting adds another element to your strafe, and a better, more unpredictable strafe means you're harder to kill.

Thruster pack is probably the best armor ability other than see through walls mode.
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2 years ago#7
Thruster Packs are the best!!!!
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2 years ago#8
-Erika- posted...


I'm doing it pretty much every way possible.


gonna need proof of that.
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2 years ago#9
That1Guyy posted...
Thrusting down ledges allows you to escape a chasing enemy faster, potentially saving you from death if you're one shot.

Pausing on a lift can cause a player at the top to waste his grenade if he was expecting you to pop out normally.

Thrusting adds another element to your strafe, and a better, more unpredictable strafe means you're harder to kill.

Thruster pack is probably the best armor ability other than see through walls mode.


It's probably the least inherently useful though, as all the other ones have pretty simple, practical uses.
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Joshi Spirit
2 years ago#10
-Erika- posted...
That1Guyy posted...
Thrusting down ledges allows you to escape a chasing enemy faster, potentially saving you from death if you're one shot.

Pausing on a lift can cause a player at the top to waste his grenade if he was expecting you to pop out normally.

Thrusting adds another element to your strafe, and a better, more unpredictable strafe means you're harder to kill.

Thruster pack is probably the best armor ability other than see through walls mode.


It's probably the least inherently useful though, as all the other ones have pretty simple, practical uses.


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