Questions tagged [xcom-long-war]

XCOM: Long War is a partial conversion mod for XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within, released in December 2015. The mod adds new features to the base game including improved AI, new soldier classes and perks, weapons and more, and much more. Use this tag for questions about the expansion specifically, not for questions about the base games on XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within.

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Are all swarming missions in xcom long war terror missions?

When I see a mission marked as swarming in xcom long war, I usually think I have to save civilians and chrysallids are there. But once in a while I find that is not the case and there are no civilians ...
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Should I go to the mission or hunt UFO?

I was playing Long War. I was suggested a covert operative extraction mission which is going to expire in 48 hours. Just as I was going to send a squad to the mission a new UFO appeared (small, ...
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Command availability with multiple officers on base defense

Context of this question is under the current version of the Long War mod (b15f). If at the soldier selection screen of a base defense mission, the player selects multiple officers, the highest ...
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Mind Fray Debuff Amount

What are the debuff amounts caused by Mind Fray in the Long War mod? (B15d2 specifically) On the wiki it states: Causes the target to lose grip on reality, inflicting penalties to Aim, Will, ...
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In XCOM EW LW Beta 15 Are mechs useful early game?

Currently only 4 months in and only 10 or so names on the wall due to unfortunate hits (criticals) and being a cheap-ass on armor for fear of repairs, I haven't even unlocked the MECs suits. Most work ...
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Can I get Steam achievments with long war mod on XCOM?

I still have some Steam achievments to collect and I just started playing XCOM Enemey Within with Long War beta 14 mod installed. So can I still be able to get Steam achievments when I'm play XCOM ...
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How can I make my air force more effective?

I'm playing the Long War mod for XCOM: Enemy Within and I'm nearing the end of month two. It's never been easy to shoot anything down... it usually takes 3-4 interceptors just to take down a small ...
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XCom Enemy Within Long War on OS X

Has anyone tried applying the Long War mod to a Mac running OS X with Enemy Within installed from the Mac App Store? If so, how stable was the gameplay after applying it? The creators of the mod do ...