So, I thought it might be fun to create a thread for Horde players, where you can discuss some of the worst situations, teams, or players you’ve had to deal with. I’ll start:
Played a game on “Insane” a few days ago. Custom lobby - just a chill game, with health and damage mods turned off. I was JD, and the title of my lobby requested a competent engineer - that’s it. Just competent.
What did I end up with?
A Re-Up XI Lizzie who was DBNO every single wave, including twice on WAVE ONE (not sure what the char level was, as she joined while I was loading in alone)
A COG Gear who seemed to exclusively want to use Longshots, and constantly put them on lockers.
The (second) worst engineer I’ve ever played with.
It was a Baird, who joined on Wave 2. He started with a few barriers - which, sure, fair enough. Then he built my JD a lvl 2 locker. Then he built a second lvl 2 locker - a little confused with the prioritization, but sure, why not. We’ll need more than one. This is where things got bizzarre:
He then built a sentry. Then another sentry. Then another sentry. Then upgraded them all to lvl 2. Then upgraded all of our barriers to lvl 2.
Then I politely requested a lvl 4 locker for my JD. He upgraded mine to lvl 3 shortly after. At this point we have one lvl 3 locker, and one lvl 2 locker, for the entire team. Another JD has since joined the game, and he, I, and the COG Gear are all sharing one lvl 3 locker. Other JD is helping himself to my Lancer GLs, and we both literally can’t switch out our Lancers, because we have one locker slot each. Other JD also doesn’t have bleed, and belongs to a player with no Re-Ups yet (meaning he’s pretty new). The one other lvl 2 locker is being used by Baird and a Kait (she replaced Lizzie, who eventually left).
Baird then… builds a lvl 1 Forge, at about Wave 17. We don’t have a Jack. With all of the barriers and sentries he’s built, this was almost certainly not cheap to build (we had the power drain mod on too). At this point I’m livid. I request another lvl 4 locker in chat at this point, and Baird responds by pinging the fabricator (implying we need to deposit energy if we want him to build things). We’ve all been pretty dependably depositing so far, and the dude has been wasting it on nonsense we don’t need.
That’s the last straw for me. I get my headset out and plug it in, then tell him how ridiculous it is to build a Forge when we don’t have a Jack, while THREE OF US are sharing one slot each on a locker, and reminding him that I’ve asked for a lvl 4 locker twice at that point. Baird responds by immediately quitting without a word. I end the game shortly thereafter. This was the worst engineer I’d ever played with (keeping in mind I’m usually the engi, so not a ton of experience with other ones), until later the same night…