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Old 04-10-2008, 12:59 PM   #1
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Need help: Slum of Kowloon (Hard)

The session after a block blew up was terrible. The rain wasn't the biggest problem. The lack of reliable covers is. I gave up on Barrage because it has been shortened in Hard, making it a waste of energy. But after spinattacking the sniper and three guys, I was faced by more hostiles including one with a rocket launcher and another with the sniper. Did anybody gets some tips. I think this part may be the hardest in the game. Surprisingly, I found Lok and the Penthouse easier than this.
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:18 PM   #2
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I finished the game 100% so here is my 2 cents to help you past this point.

Don't run and gun. Take your time and let the AI tangos come to you. I find that if I use tequilla time and headshots I quickly build up enough prestige for a tequilla bomb.

The spawn pattern is simple if you play attention. I think the best way for you to get a feel for this level is to replay it on casual and then go back to hard.

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The session after a block blew up was terrible. The rain wasn't the biggest problem. The lack of reliable covers is. I gave up on Barrage because it has been shortened in Hard, making it a waste of energy. But after spinattacking the sniper and three guys, I was faced by more hostiles including one with a rocket launcher and another with the sniper. Did anybody gets some tips. I think this part may be the hardest in the game. Surprisingly, I found Lok and the Penthouse easier than this.
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:25 PM   #3
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In the beginning of Part 3? of this chapter, you start off at the end of a broken-down hallway that opens outside, staring at a bunch of Dumpsters. Turn around and head down the hallway, and you should be able to find a few cranes and a medkit. Once you jump down out of that hallway, you can always get back up there. Those cranes should boost you enough to get through the rest of the level.
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:48 PM   #4
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Out of the four powers, I like Health and Spin-attack the most playing on Hard. The latter consumes tremendous amount of energy but kills all tangos at once.
In Slum of Kowloon, I used Precision Aim to kill the snipers and rocket launcher guys. Like you suggested, I tried to let them run to me. That was a hell hole but I did it!
Unfortunately, I am stuck again. Starting Wong's estate, the knife guys are very deadly. I was unable to get to the plaza and fend off the enemies. There are too many and I felt so underpowered. So close to getting my achievements!
Just don't want to play it on Hard any more. The heavy machine gunners and knife guys can do one-hit kills.

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My tactics (still playing now) is to kill the pathetic men to build up the Tequilla Bomb for Spin-Attack. I cleared the first wave of HMG gunners and knife guys but 4 more (or even more?) showed up and I had to repeat the progress.

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Okay, I have enough energy for another Spin-Attack. Just want to make sure that if the four HMG gunners are the last people to kill before the heli attacks?
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Old 04-10-2008, 05:22 PM   #5
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Cool it! I... have won! It was 150 GS for game completion (Hard, Normal and Casual) and 25 GS for Wong's Estate.
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