Originally Posted by frollard
Fact of the matter - was gonna get to that in the strat section - a machine gun can damage 1 guy. A mortar can damage MANY guys.
Yes, but they're imprecise (shells may not land close to the enemies), slow to reload, and researching and upgrading those only wastes time/cash.
Believe me, I know what I'm talking about, I just got done perfect clearing a level on Zeus, and I thought, hey maybe I'll try some mortars... kept failing. Went back to machine gun only, and everything was obliterated.
But hey, if it works for you, cool beans... this is just what's been perfect clearing every level for me so far and I've only got 2 left... so...