Any need to commit men to the ruck?

Discussion in 'Rugby Video Games & Apps' started by mikeeboy, Feb 21, 2006.

  1. mikeeboy

    mikeeboy Guest

    On defence specifically, I find that any turnovers seem to occur instantly, due to isolation, and very very rarely does the ball pop my side after a few seconds in the ruck. On defence, I find I'm having more success just sitting with a tight defence and staying away from the bind button.

    Not even sure if this is a criticism as I guess this is quite realistic.

    Loving the game, it's the dog's b*******
     
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  3. the thing which annoys me about the rucks is sometimes when u are trying to do a set play quickly from a ruck the comp will turn u over if u take too long but no matter how long it takes them and even if u have everyone possible at the ruck u cant turn them over.
     
  4. mikeeboy

    mikeeboy Guest

    Yep that's annoying, I think in that situation it's important to pile your forwards in.
     
  5. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    The trick is to hav asteady stream of forwards coming in while the triangle is flashing. Dont start adding them until it starts flashing, that way youll hav a continuous stream while you wait for the setup. The opposition will just about never turn you while you are adding forwards. Dont add them too quick.
     
  6. TheBokke

    TheBokke Guest

    Yup Ceejay pretty much spot on but also start hitting your set move on the d-pad just before hitting the deck and it seems to work quicker.

    Guys just like real ruggers you won`t be using set moves at every ruck so use them when the time is right as you have more control over normal back line and can run your men back towards the support if there is nothing on. Set moves will get you turned quicker if you don`t have momentum.

    Hey anyone notice that some players will tire if they run the whole length of the field? Almost like an invisible sprint bar. happens with Habana quiet alot.
     
  7. Fullbackno1

    Fullbackno1 Guest

    if you look to the bottom left of the screen when your in possession there is a bar that drains away when you sprint. i find that most my players dont get that bar empty, only when say jason robisnon has gone the length of the field
     
  8. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    Yeah, as the game wears on players get tired, and big runs drain them. Its cost me many tries in WL.
     
  9. TheBokke

    TheBokke Guest

    I like it quiet realistic. If they keep building on this game I reckon we will have a winner soon. There is a hell of alot of little things they implemented in this game that are not in 2005 so they are progressing.
     
  10. mikeeboy

    mikeeboy Guest

    Try playing on a muddy pitch, you won't be able to go 10 metres at full speed.
     
  11. BOKean

    BOKean Guest

    just beet tonga 42 - 0 on elite world cup pool match

    it was hell fun playing the tongans... so easy to win rucks i just threw it around. at half time i got on quite a few subs to try build some form/moral for the big game against england in 2 rounds
     
  12. CeeJay

    CeeJay Guest

    I just played my first Tri nats onelite 10 mins halves, and aussie dealt to me 25 nil. Not off to a good start. I brought Reihana, Tipoki, Ralph and Ryan into the starting lineup and payed the price.
     
  13. ds_cru

    ds_cru Guest

    has ant1 else noticed a countdown clock that appears under the score in top left of screen. its only happened to me once or twice and i've played a lot of games so far.

    always when opposition have the ball in ruck situation. the scrumhalfs name appears n under it a clock counts down from 4 or 5secs. was wondering if its a glitch or something to do with the ref awarding scrum or a turnover.
     
  14. toup

    toup Guest

    I think it's the time left for a player in the sin-bin... that's the only time I get it...
     
  15. spearman

    spearman Guest

    The fatigue/tiredness thing...
    you set that with the fatigue setting in game settings.
    Hope that helps guys.
     
  16. ozzy

    ozzy Guest

    Just a quick question(s) from an unfortunate still waiting for the game, does the comp now perform substitutions without having to have an injury first and can you swap players positions around during a game. Ta.
     
  17. harrison2468

    harrison2468 Guest

    The AI sadly doesn't do any subs if there isn't an injury.

    You can move players position during a game though, and make multiple subs.
     
  18. BOKean

    BOKean Guest

    i never commit guys to a ruck while defending unless the player was isolated...

    this makes defence alot easier
     
  19. ozzy

    ozzy Guest

    Thanks Harrison, oh well half satisfied is good enough I suppose. Bloody EA and their incremental improvement marketing strategy.
     
  20. EVOL

    EVOL Guest

    thank god for that, i'm sure someone else said you could do position swaps
     
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