Bit of trouble getting onto servers (lots of 'Unable to establish connection' errors) but it does appear to be a well balanced game. Has the same feel of the original but with lots of improvements.|
You do need someone in the commander's seat and with a lot of new players you're likely to enter a match where one or both commanders are either crap or non-existent. Pro tip: If you are the commander and you aren't always placing structures, assigning research, or dropping health/ammo, then you aren't doing it right.
There are a few rookie servers out there, I suggest joining those for your first few games. Marines are gong to be the most familiar to play, so start with them. Then, when you understand the mechanics, give the aliens a go.
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