How EXACTLY do you get combat engineer ribbons?

#1ManInBlack_77Posted 9/27/2011 6:03:34 PM
The description says "Worked on 5 fortifications in one deployment" but clearly I don't know what they mean. Is one deployment a game of horde or is it a round? I have played more than 3 games of horde and definitely spent money on 5 fortifications in one round more than 3 times as well but 3 is all the engineer ribbons I have.

Does "worked on" mean something specific? Does it have to be repair or built from scratch or what? Or is this ribbon just glitchy?
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#2BossfellaPosted 9/27/2011 6:04:43 PM
Repair or build any five things during one thirty-second phase between waves in Horde.
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#3The DevourerPosted 9/27/2011 6:05:04 PM
It's 5 fortifications before a wave.
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#4DRX777Posted 9/27/2011 6:05:36 PM
It's a wave. Build / repair 5 things in one wave.

But a catch; seems you can only get a Combat Engineer ribbon once every 10 waves.

Or if you die and restart.
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#5ManInBlack_77(Topic Creator)Posted 9/27/2011 6:08:15 PM
I've built/repaired 5 things in one round lots of times and not gotten the ribbon. It's either glitchy or more specific than that.
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#6ManInBlack_77(Topic Creator)Posted 9/27/2011 6:10:44 PM
Only 1 every 10 rounds, okay that makes sense then. That's pretty lame though, gonna be a pain to rack up 100 of those for the ammo mutator.
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#7Samster3345Posted 9/27/2011 6:11:04 PM
CirrusStrafe wrote a great guide. Check it out.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/991468-gears-of-war-3/60429458
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#8ItzTrag3dyPosted 9/27/2011 6:12:03 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOZwRQ0HAiY

Have friendly fire on(if unlocked).
Insane Difficulty - Wave 1 on Checkout
Have one person give the other all their money.
Buy a command post.
Buy nearest turret.
Have one person fire the turret and the other constantly tap Y to reload.
When the actual wave starts have one person down the other and just wait for an enemy to kill the other person.
Rinse and repeat.

*You can only get one Combat Engineer ribbon per wave.