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#1 Posted by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@dudeglove: It's not strictly necessary to join a clan. You do get some nice benefits to being a part of a clan like access to blueprints of a lot of weapons and warframes, and of course having an active clan chat is very nice.

If you're asking if you need to be in a clan to get anywhere - not at all, it gives you relatively easy access to a lot of things, but it's certainly not necessary. For a new-ish player, I'd say that the greatest benefit a clan can offer is other people to ask questions of, and play with.

Eventually, you'll want to have access to the research to rank up your account mastery level, but that's not really something that's all that important when you are still figuring things out :)

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#2 Posted by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

As mentioned, please be patient as we make room and invite everyone!

I feel like this is a good time to highlight this part of the top post in this thread:

@rapid said:

Clan Size & Tier

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The clan is currently a tiered as Storm Clan this essentially means that we can have a 100 clan members limit and our resource requirements for the clan's dojo are scaled for a clans with up to 100 members . The short of it is, so that our dojo resource requirements do not overburden the active members of clan we decided to remain a Storm clan during this time. Basically, the Clan Warlord reserves the right to remove any members that become inactive for more than 30 days. This is also to accommodate and ensure room in the Clan for new members.

Keep in mind

If you found out you have been removed from the clan: We are always open to re-invites, just because your being deleted this time, you can still re-join the clan in the future. THIS IS NOT A BAN. If you are reading this after you have been removed, just post another invite request to this thread. So if you were just taking a break from the game, feel free to ask to be re invited.

Though we may need to look at other options as well considering the sheer amount of new people :)

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#4 Posted by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@rapid: Pobaxi, Taelupo, Cutesy and myself just set a new clan record - 40m 8s T4 survival :)

Putting us at personal rank ~1150 and the clan at 160th.

Next time, we'll get into the Storm clan top list :)

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#5 Edited by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@tbk: I forgot about Vor when I started thinking about doing it (and it wasn't very planned - I just looked up where I could get a Frost Prime helmet from and decided to give it a spin), luckily, he showed up during a moment when I had a lot of control over the situation and was able to dispatch him pretty easily (hit and run)

Marelok might be better suited, but I'm not very comfortable with it yet, and I haven't applied any forma to it yet. That said, I've already had some ammo issues with Marelok (Another of Brakk's strengths is it's extreme ammo efficiency). I might just try to get a Marelok Vaykor before I optimize Marelok, especially as I want to get in on the Gammacor Synoid action - though the Gammacor probably isn't suited for void.

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#6 Edited by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@tbk: Nyx (prime) (chaos gives you a lot of breathing room), Brakk (corrosive build for heavy gunners), Dual Ichors (primarily for coptering). Didn't really put any special effort into anything but the Brakk build.

I forget exactly how much forma I've sunk into what (3 for Brakk, I think?)

I brought a Grinlok (rank 4) for leveling (bad idea, barely got any affinity) and a Helios for scanning (because I'm lazy).

I'm thinking I have a lot of room to optimize my build to go further. Probably a bow or status weapon to faster take down gunners at higher levels, which probably means I'm better off bringing something with more range than Brakk, though I am very familiar with that weapon. And, of course a proper sentinel.

Tempted to bring my 6x Forma Penta. But I do have a tendency to suicide with it, so... probably best to stay away from the explosive weapons. (edit: just realized that there's probably a lot of synergy between nyx/absorb and penta, hmm...)

Stopping at any point past ~15 minutes is suicide, I noticed, as I had a couple of random deaths in areas I thought were safe (hiding in nooks to use a health restore occasionally, when I'd gotten a bit bold)

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#7 Posted by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

I don't know, I've been on a bit of a crusade to get myself to maxed-rank Cephalon Suda lately (just got there last night, largely thanks to a very helpful trade with @tbk, so I'll start being interested in trading for other syndicate's stuff soon-ish)

Realized I'm able to do at least 20 min T4 Survival on my own - so I'm probably going to be spending a lot of time there in the near future (so many R5 fusion cores!), and, of course, Cerberus/pluto - so crewmen is probably a good idea, from my perspective, at least.

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#8 Posted by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@mb: Like Rapid says, Rhino is a good Warframe to aim for to begin with as he is quite tanky (keep Iron Skin up). Other than that, I don't know if I'd say any warframe is "bad" - it's more a question if picking a warframe with a theme that you like and start working towards that :) If you stick with Warframe, you are likely to pick up quite a few Warframes and rotate beween them regularly - they all play a bit differently. Some Warframes; Vauban, Hydroid, Limbo, Nekros, Mirage and the Prime variants are probably outside of your reach (at least without clan support) for now.

As for "What should I be doing?", I feel there are 2 ways to go here: Either you just start unlocking every mission on all the systems (by playing through everything) - or you start a Quest and follow along with that, though I'm not entirely. If you haven't done "Vor's Prize" yet, it's a pretty decent starting point.

(You'll find quests in the codex terminal (to your right just above the ramp, facing the front of your liset (ship))

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#9 Edited by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

Mo'ban?

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I appreciate the mo' glows with your energy color when you channel. (sorry for posing while we were doing defense the other night, not like I was being very effective with my unranked weapons anyway ;) )

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#10 Edited by Mnemoidian (1016 posts) -

@corruptedevil: Err, no, sorry, you've got it backwards.

They very clearly talk about ZEKE being "complete" in the briefing tapes of Ground Zeroes. About waterproofing ZEKE and the nuke, about an underwater test and about a 300 foot seabed test. Because they need to hide their nuke and Metal Gear for the IAEA inspection, should be the first couple of minutes in this video:

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And in Peace Walker, they show Paz falling out of ZEKE, falling into the water - there's no implication that ZEKE also ended up in the water.

http://youtu.be/NCqmtIRhEFg?t=29m35s

Starting at 29:35, running 'till the credits start, or so.

Anyway. As I remember from Peace Walker (where Fulton recovery featured), Fulton "ammo" was limited, but capacity could be upgraded through research, up to 13, I believe. In PW there was a special item to analyze soldiers before you Fulton recovered them - something like that might appear here as well.

edit: Meh, video embedding seems to be a bit funky today. I'll settle for links.