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    Default Team Reviews: WipEout HD Fury Edition

    Why have you chosen the team you stay loyal to? Do you ever switch? What do you like about your team, what do you hate? Does your team ship look ugly or amazing?

    All of these questions must be answered, as I've found myself changing team every few weeks.
    Post in this thread about your chosen team's performance, your opinion on why they are better than the rest and your feelings on their aesthetics.

    Are they faster? Are they tankier? Can they just stick to a line better than the others?

    In particular I want to hear your say on their:

    Looks, the way they pilot, why they are better or why they are bad if you are choosing to write about a team you don't recommend to others!

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    I switch teams too often in HD to be able to write a detailed report on any team, but I've found myself sticking with FEISAR lately. In WipEout HD Fury, I've always wanted to hear the parallels between AG-SYSTEMS and FEISAR. Particularly from pilots who have used both in their lifetime. I also want to see if you use the HD or Fury versions of your chosen team, and the mysterious ways in which Mirage suprises you.

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    Harimau Harimau Harimaaaauuuuu!!!!!!

    My first ship i stuck to for the longest time (now switch to some other ships from time to time), the sole reason why i picked it is because it is sexy as hell! Such a smooth design, especially the HD version, so sexy, and those coloured wing tips, all of the sexyness! The fury version is nice too, not so much design wise, but the zone skin looks good on it and it flies aproximately the same as the HD version but is a little faster, don't really hate anything about it, tend to get rammed a lot, but that happens in every ship i fly and it maybe has a low shield, but that's not really such a big issue for me, fly most of my time trials/speed laps in it ^^

    I find myself switching to Mirage for anything that's rapier and below, love that little ball (fury version), flies a bit like a Harimau and is an overall nice ship, feels like it pitches better than a Harimoo, which is needed in flash and venom
    For phantom i usually stick to Feisar, can fly real smooth in that thing with just using the stick, maybe not the fastest speed, but the corners make up for that quite easily, why i don't use Harimau for phantom is because i'm not concistent enough in it, i need quite a few laps on the same track with Harimau to get into the groove and flow of the track with Harimau, once i get it though, i wont beat myself with any other ship except Icaras, which brings me to my next point, Hate Icaras! LOL
    There's too many people using that ship, because of that people think they will perform better when flying it while the opposite is the case, fly the harder ships and master them, then you can hop in the easy Icaras and improve records and what not, it's sad to see every lobby filled with Icaras though, it's not the ship that makes you better, it's the pilot that flies it, and yes Icaras is an overall better ship, i break nearly all of my records with it (different account), but i don't like it just for the fact that it's overused

    Don't make me start about Triakis either, that ship represent nearly all "douchebag" pilots online, people that like to annoy the **** out of other people by camping on weapon pads and firing at oncoming traffic, if you're reading this, you know who you are…. As such i refuse to fly that ship, have 0 loyalty on it, never flown it once on my main account and therefor will never achieve the platinum trophy either (i'm a really stubborn person ), flown it on an alt once or twice to see what it flies like, but apart from that, nope ^^

    So summed up, i usually stick to Feisar, Harimau Or Mirage

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    I AM THE MOST LOYAL FEISAR PILOT EVAR!! ^_^

    If I can exploit the chance, I use Feisar on all speed classes despite the average speed. Being able to fly through the tightest of corners with so much ease is the key reason why I'm a Feisar pilot Other than that the Feisar can perform lots of roles easily, its versatile stats make it easy to adapt to any given situation. The handling is just the icing on the cake. Plus the fury ship is just aww..... soooo beautiful ^_^ If I can adapt to change in a scenario then I want a ship that can also adapt to change. So Feisar is my team of choice.
    But granted the fact its not competitive as could be on venom or flash I will then use either Icaras for the speed or Goteki for the thrust.
    I will always be a Feisar pilot till the end of my days

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    occasionally, I will enter a lobby and just switch ship every race - simply because I want to see something different on my screen. I've become quite attached to the triakis - looks superbly menacing lol... as for handling a ship, well I guess if you've been playing this game long enough - you'll fly in any ship in your preferred speed class.

    I recall last avalon, one pilot managed to kick ass in a triakis on phantom - I was impressed... Go DarkPhantom89 everyone else was hogging ica, hari and john (whose john? lol)

    I do love my icaras though, she just feels natural in my hands. And here feminine colours do much for my nice nature on track - I don't shoot much with her, she likes to be "nice"

    I really should play phantom more often, with you lads - but I just love flash and venom so much lol. I'm always discovering something new in those speeds, and it makes this game so much more interesting.

    Last week I borrowed a friends EG-X fury, and had to adjust the seat, the HUD and the airbrakes to my settings - but after that, I felt like I was in an icaras lol... so I went back to my baby. The colours on EG-X make my head hurt.

    Oh, let's not forget the ships I started out on HD Fury with AG-Systems - absolutely sexy at turning in all speeds, bar none - bit it a disappointment later on when I have to get air in slower speed classes - it's wing span is a little too wide when compared with other ships imo. Then there's the sexiest looking beast of them all - the Piranha. Back in the day, I raced exclusively with this beast. On Pulse, I used to rock with it - then on HD Fury, I did the same, until boredom eventually took over... it's got a bad turning curve, and slow acceleration - but it keeps its top speed for longer than an icaras, especially after using a turbo (with a BR it's absolutely goes like a bat out of hell)

    I use feisar when I don't want to think - seems the ship does all the thinking for me, I just need to point it in the right direction and it takes care of the rest

    I once raced with a feisar in a phantom room whilst rolling a ciggy. It's so forgiving that ship - I feel guilty using it nowadays in case you're wondering, the ciggy was insmokeable - I was too ambitious lol
    Last edited by terra-wrists; 1st July 2014 at 01:49 PM.

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    I like how you refer to your Icaras as *she/her* does your Icaras have a name perhaps, possibly after a loved one?
    I named my Feisar Danielle after my girlfriend :3 because I'm that sad

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    yeah, usually I call her Ica - if people are around, but in private she's Iki-bubu

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