UFO: Enemy Unknown

part of David A. Buser's website

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wikipedia entry

another strat guide

UFOpaedia

UFO Extender

Enemy Unknown Extended

timeline

begin:
see base layout strategy
check soldier stats
sell rifles
equip one interceptor with avalanche/stingray
sell 3 cannon, 1 stingray launcher
buy 1 tank/rocket + 12 rockets, 5 smoke, 8 prox, 8 electro, 2 stun rod
build living, large radar, alien cont, general stores (avoid same row as access lift)
$1.9m remaining
recruit 20 scientists, 2 soldiers
research medikit
research laser weapons -> laser pistol -> laser rifle then Alien Alloys -> Personal Armor
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after living quarters built
recruit 10 engineers (total 20?)
build personal armor
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research medikit
build & sell medikits for profit
research laser cannon
build & sell laser cannons for profit
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build two hangars at top
recruit 20 scientists
recruit 20 engineers
build two new living space
finish living space: destroy insecure LQ to right of AL, hire 6 more engineers
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research heavy plasma

NOTE Build Plasma Cannon THEN Flying Suit ... don't bother with Plasma Tank or 
Get Hyper-wave decoder ASAP!

Notes!
** keep 1 navigation per 2 power sources!
** hire at end of month!
** bases: US; Europe; Japan; S Africa; S America; New Zealand
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** Look this over!

Tech Tree

Laser Weapons Heavy Heavy Plasma Plasma | Plasma Plasma Clip Rifle Rifle Clip Laser Pistol |___________| |__________| | | | Laser Rifle | | | |__________OR___________| Heavy Laser | | | Laser Cannon Plasma Cannon (Laser Tank) (Hovertank/Plasma)* | | Laser Defense Plasma Defense Alien Alloys Blaster Blaster | Launcher Bomb Elerium 115 Personal Armor UFO Power Source |___________| |_____________|_________________| | | Fusion Ball | (Hovertank/Launcher)** Power Suit UFO Navigation | |_________________| Fusion Defense | Flying Suit Alien Elerium UFO UFO Alloys 115 Power Source Navigation |___________|___________|______________| | UFO Construction | | New Fighter Craft (Firestorm) * = [Hovertank / Plasma] | New Fighter-Transporter (Lightning) __________|____________ | | Grav Ultimate Craft Shield (Avenger) * Need "New Fighter Craft" before you can build the plasma hovertank. ** Need fusion ball launcher before you can build the fusion ball hovertank. This tech tree was taken from Kasey Chang's X-COM: UFO Defense Unofficial Strategy Guide. All credit belongs to him. Alien Soldier ----- mission (harvest, base, etc) Alien Medic ----- Species information * Alien Navigator ----- Hyper-Wave Decoder Alien Engineer ----- UFO stats (of that UFO) Alien Leader ----- The Martian Solution Ethereal/ Sectoid Leader ----- Psi Lab, which leads to or command psi amp and mind shield Alien Commander ----- Cydonia or Bust ** * alien medics can give information on species other than their own ** commander can be found in bases, or UFOs on Base missions TU Chart Shoulder -> hand is fastest! http://www.ufopaedia.org/index.php?title=Inventory_TU_Table From ⇒ To Ground Hand Leg Belt Shoulder Backpack Backpack 10 8 16 12 14 0 Shoulder 4 3 12 10 8 16 Belt 6 4 10 0 12 16 Leg 6 4, 6 10 10 10 18 Hand 2 4 8, 10 8 10 14 Ground 0 8 10 12 12 20 StatStrings -- default x p:-30 //Psi strength (resistance) 30 or less P p:80- //virtually immune to Psi attacks p p:60-79 //reasonably safe from Psi K k:60- //high Psi Skill k k:30-59 //good Psi Skill b b:60- //very brave c b:-10 //coward w s:-25 //weak Snpr f:60- r:60- M f:70- //Marksman m f:60-69 Sct r:50- d:60- R r:60- //Reactions r r:50-59