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Should I play Xcom:EU on with ironman on or off?

#1Carbon_DeoxxysPosted 10/4/2013 9:58:07 AM

#2snesmaster40Posted 10/4/2013 10:02:00 AM
It depends on how angry you might get. The RNG sometimes show a really low percent like 10%, but then your soldier will still get hit anyway. It's enough to cause a rage quit.
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#3FaPaThYPosted 10/4/2013 10:02:40 AM
I'd do a playthrough with it off to learn the game first. Then, if you can handle your save being deleted when you **** up, your PC crashes or the game bugs out, go for it.
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#4emmecePosted 10/4/2013 10:03:50 AM
It is more intense with Iron man on, but there is a chance to lose your whole squad you have spend 10+ hours on due to BS RNG. If you can handle that kind of rage inducing moments then go ahead.
#5xanthan1Posted 10/4/2013 10:10:47 AM
Remember, the expansion comes month I think? It was suppose to fix a lot of things.
#6Pepys MonsterPosted 10/4/2013 10:39:37 AM
You'll get more pissed than you thought a game could make you.
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#7Hi CPosted 10/4/2013 10:43:04 AM
Iron man on, the only way to play an Xcom game.

EU is only as hard as you are bad. Compared to the the original the number of cheap deaths is only a fraction.

Deaths originally were SUPPOSED to happen, they gave you room to take like 20 soldiers into battle and some of those were to be used as fodder while protecting ranking officers.
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#8Bossdog421Posted 10/4/2013 10:55:47 AM
Ironman on, it's not really Xcom if you play otherwise.
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#9Carbon_Deoxxys(Topic Creator)Posted 10/4/2013 11:11:35 AM
im used to permadeath and games with a little more challenge.

but i was having fun just fine witht he normal demo, and im guessing it wasnt on then.
#10MahoganyTooth92Posted 10/4/2013 11:21:22 AM(edited)
Off. While the idea of Ironman is awesome, the game is too buggy to allow it to work very well. Such as not getting a bonus for flanking when you rightfully should. I prefer to play normally on a trust system: I save at the beginning of a mission. If BS occurs, so I can reload and hope something different happens. Stuff like 3 already activated mutons teleporting right next to one of my soldiers on their turn. It didn't end well for her.
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