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    Engineer FAQ by Elwell

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    In Depth Engineer FAQ - Return To Castle Wolfenstein
    For     - DOS/WINDOWS (PC)
    By      - Elwell
    Version - 1.4
    DATE    - 24th June 2003
    
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     ENGINEER FAQ
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     Contents
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    I    -   Version History & Updates
    II   -   About Me And Why I wrote this FAQ
    III  -   Overview To "Return To Castle Wolfenstein"
    IV   -   Overview To Multiplayer "Castle Wolfenstein"
    V    -   About the Engineer
    VI   -   ALLIED Weapons & Equipment
    VII  -   AXIS Weapons & Equipment
    VIII -   Tactics
    IX   -   Contact Information
    X    -   Special Thanks
    XI   -   Legal Stuff
    
    
    
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    I) Version History
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    27th October 2002 - This Is Version 1.1, It is my first issue Engineering FAQ
                        and it will probably have a few more versions to follow
                        so keep checking for updates.
    
    17th May 2003     - After the FAQ only recentley being posted due to layout 
                        problems this is only the first update of this FAQ.
                        Few changes except in some dates and the sites that are 
                        allowed to display this FAQ.
    
    18th May 2003     - More Layout Problems on the new version needing update 
                        and some spelling and missing words corrected.
    
    24th June 2003    - Special Thanks Updated that needed correcting.
                      - Legal Stuff changed as to make sure people know the
                        sites that this FAQ is posted on.
    
    
    
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    II) About Me And Why I wrote this FAQ
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     My Name is Elwell aka [OveR-LorD], i am a huge FPS (First Person Shooter) 
    fan. This Is my first solo public FAQ and i hope it fits into what everyone 
    wants. I know there is the single player side to this game but people already 
    have walkthroughs and official guides and so on, so here is my Multiplayer 
    Engineer FAQ.
     For those of you who play RTCW (Return To Castle Wolfenstein) online you may
    recognise me as the player "OveR-LorD". 
     I have made this FAQ for the following reasons
    * No one else has.
    * I wish i had one when i started
    * I got bored at home so what better way to spend my day exept playing
      this game.
    
     I am currently writing about 7 other FAQs which i am hoping to post on 
    www.gameFAQs.com and www.Neoseeker.com very soon, these FAQs include 
    "Aliens Versus Predator" and "Gunman Chronicles" and many more. I do most 
    of my FAQs with the help of other people because it makes life so much easier 
    so if you want to help me or offer advice to me on an FAQ please send me 
    your ideas and i will try and get back to you and of course credit will be 
    given where credit is due.
    
    
    
    
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    III) Overview To "Return To Castle Wolfenstein"
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     Return to Castle Wolfenstein is the sequal to the big hit classic
     "Wolfenstein" which most people will know as the first ever first person
     shooter, and so you should the game was (To Put It simply) Brilliant.
     Return to Castle Wolfenstein however has been made much later on and i will
     list the changes because of that.
    * Much Much better graphics
    * Much Better Sounds and Sound quality
    * Much better level design, for example Stairs!
    * Video Scenes to set the story
    * A proper story line
    * A brilliant atmosphere on the levels
    This all together make Return To Castle Wolfenstein a world beater.
    The Game is  set in the War and you have been captured by the Nazis and
    have to escape (I know there is more but i dont want to spoil anything for
    anyone).
    
    
    
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    IV) Overview To Multiplayer "Castle Wolfenstein"
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     The Multiplayer section to "Return To Castle Wolfenstein" is very good
    it is split into teams of Allies and Axis (Nazis) and one team must defend 
    and one team must attack and clear objectives to win. Imagine if you will a 
    cross between Unreal Tournaments Assault mode, Team Fortress Classic and
    Counterstrike and you will get the idea. Anyway there are four classes to
    each side, these classes being Soldiers, Medics, Engineers, and Lieutenants
    and each character plays a key role to the game as each ones skills are used
    in a game.
     You can however play a game with just Engineers and win but the others are
    so much fun to be aswell it makes the game much more fun.
    
    
    
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    V) About the Engineer
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     "Defuse the Dynamite" is a phrase you may hear a lot in a game, the 
    Engineers skill is that he can Lay and Arm, and also Defuse Dynamite. 
    Dynamite is needed to blow up key things in multiplayer games (eg Doors). 
    This makes the Engineer a key character he is recognisable by the big "E" in 
    a circle on his helmet. The Engineer carries six items, these are a Knife, A 
    Lugar or Colt (handgun), a Thompson (Sub-Machine Gun), Pineapple or Potatoe 
    Masher (Grenades), a Pair Of Pliers (For Arming And Disarming Dynamite), and 
    packs of Dynamite.
    
    
    
    
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    VI) ALLIED Weapons & Equipment
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    *KNIFE*
    
    The Knife is your bog standard Weapon which you only use when you
    have ran out of ammo, it is thrust into your enemy repeatedly until 
    he is dead.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Very Poor        |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Unlimited Stabs  |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    
    *COLT*
    
    The Colt Is your Handgun, it is a little bit more powerfull than the Knife 
    and is very accurate at a long distance, it is standard Allies issue and is 
    used by every class.
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    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Clip Size = 8    |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - Two Colts can be used at the same time and is great for taking on
          Enemies
          (Only Sinlge Player Without Cheating)
    
    
    *THOMPSON*
    
    The Thompson is the Engineers Sub-Machine Gun, it fires quite fast but needs
    frequent reloads which can be a bit of a pain in the ehat of battle, but its
    the best Gun The Engineer has.
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    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Clip Size = 30   |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    
    TIP - This Is more powerful and accurate than the MP40
          (Usefull in Single Player Games or As Soldier Or Lieutenant)
    
    
    *Grenade*
    
    Your Standard Grenade, Aim Hold Fire for a second and let go, it isnt hard.
    dont hold it for more than 4 seconds as it blows up on 5. Grenades are very
    useful for making enemies take alternate routes, blowing up that annoying
    black barbed wire, and just for giving a few unsuspecting enemies a scare.
    It is best used around a few enemies.
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    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | hold 15 at a time|
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | slow             |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - Stay away from these Grenades as they have a good blast radius and can
          make your teams medic's life a misery.
    
    
    *Pliers*
    
    Your Pliers cannot attack but are needed to Arm And Disarm You Dynamite.
    Just press and hold to arm, and press and hold to disarm. Hold until the Blue
    Bar is full and resets.
    
    TIP - Do Not try and disarm dynamite that has been armed for over 25 seconds
          as they blow up after 30 seconds.
    
    
    *Dynamite*
    
    USefull for objectives and for blowing up enemies. You have to drop the
    Dynamite and then arm it with the pliers that appear once you have dropped
    the TNT, to disarm Dynamite approach it and crouch and hold fire with your 
    pliers out facing the TNT.
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    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Very Poor        |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Unlimited        |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Very Slow        |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - Place Dynamite in a tunnel where enemies come and it will make them
    look for an alternate route.
    
    
    
    
    
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    VII) AXIS Weapons & Equipment
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    *KNIFE*
    
    The Knife is your bog standard Weapon which you only use when you have ran
    out of ammo, it is thrust into your enemy repeatedly until he is dead.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Very Poor        |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Unlimited Stabs  |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    
    *LUGAR*
    
    The Lugar Is your Handgun, it is a little bit more powerfull than the Knife
    and is very accurate at a long distance, it is standard Allies issue and is
    used by every class.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Clip Size = 8    |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - The Lugar Can be silenced for taking out enemies quietly
          (Only Sinlge Player Without Cheating)
    
    
    *THOMPSON*
    
    The Thompson is the Engineers Sub-Machine Gun, it fires quite fast but needs
    frequent reloads which can be a bit of a pain in the ehat of battle, but its
    the best Gun The Engineer has.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Clip Size = 30   |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | Good             |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    
    TIP - This Is more powerful and accurate than the MP40
          (Usefull in Single Player Games or As Soldier Or Lieutenant)
    
    
    *Grenade / Potatoe Masher*
    
    Your Standard Grenade, Aim Hold Fire for a second and let go, it isnt hard.
    dont hold it for more than 4 seconds as it blows up on 5. Grenades are very
    useful for making enemies take alternate routes, blowing up that annoying
    black barbed wire, and just for giving a few unsuspecting enemies a scare.
    It is best used around a few enemies.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | poor             |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | hold 15 at a time|
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | slow             |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - Stay away from these Grenades as they have a good blast radius and
          can make your teams medic's life a misery.
    
    
    *Pliers*
    
    Your Pliers cannot attack but are needed to Arm And Disarm You Dynamite.
    Just press and hold to arm, and press and hold to disarm. Hold until the
    Blue Bar is full and resets.
    
    TIP - Do Not try and disarm dynamite that has been armed for over 25 seconds
          as they blow up after 30 seconds.
    
    
    *Dynamite*
    
    USefull for objectives and for blowing up enemies. You have to drop the
    Dynamite and then arm it with the pliers that appear once you have dropped
    the TNT, to disarm Dynamite approach it and crouch and hold fire with your
    pliers out facing the TNT.
    ________________________________
    _____________|__________________|
    RANGE        | Very Poor        |
    -------------|------------------|
    AMMO         | Unlimited        |
    -------------|------------------|
    POWER        | Very Good        |
    -------------|------------------|
    Speed        | Very Slow        |
    -------------|------------------|
    ACCURACY     | average          |
    -------------|------------------|
    _____________|__________________|
    
    TIP - Place Dynamite in a tunnel where enemies come and it will make them
    look for an alternate route.
    
    
    
    
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    VIII) Tactics
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    Engineers are average in battle so the best tactic is follow soldiers and
    get a soldier to cover you when laying Dynamite and arming it. Also Try to
    avoid too much confrontation with the enemy as you only have limited
    ammunition.
    
    
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    IX) Contact Information
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    If you would Like To Contact me about this FAQ or any other matter involving
    FPS (First Person Shooter) games then please email me at
    - CJ_ELWELL@hotmail.com or if you have MSN Messenger my name is ELWELL 
    and uses the above Email.
    
    If you want to Look at Wolfenstein on the Web here are some useful links
    * http://www.planetwolfenstein.com
    * http://www.castlewolfenstein.com
    * http://www.IDsoftware.com
    
    
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    X) Special Thanks
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    I would like to thank the following for the following reasons.
    * ID Software - for making such a brilliant game
    * The Staff at Planet Wolfenstein - for including the latest Mods And Patches
    * My Girlfriend for telling me about this game being so good to start with.
    * My good friend Fatal Zapper who helped my layout of this FAQ.
    * also DLH.net for posting this FAQ
    * also GameFAQs for posting this FAQ
    * also NeoSeeker for posting this FAQ
    and finally
    * Thank you for reading.
    
    
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    XI) Legal Stuff
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    Ok heres the Important Bit!
    
    This FAQ belongs only to Elwell. 
    It has been written for free access from 
    
    http://www.gamefaqs.com 
    http://www.neoseeker.com 
    http://Dlh.net
    
    and therefore cannot be used on any other site without my permission. 
    Feel free to e-mail me and ask me for usage of this FAQ at:
    
           - CJ_Elwell@Hotmail.com
       
    This FAQ is Copyright ELwell, 2003
    
    

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