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Down to the wire in Starpoint Gemini 2

Down to the wire280 (100)

This is a rare achievementSurvive a battle with less than 5% hull points remaining

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Shadow 00 Fox
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Shadow 00 Fox
Achievement won on 17 Aug 16
TA Score for this game: 3,277
Posted on 17 August 16 at 19:59
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This was really tough for me, but I think it's because Live wasn't working and the achievement didn't pop right away! I got this one about a minute after my ship blew up once and I was browsing on the internet trying to figure out what was wrong... so if it doesn't work first time, it's probably getting delayed somehow.

Here's the key to what I did:
1. I recommend a Destroyer class or close to it--you need enough hull points that you don't just get killed instantly when down to about 5%.
2. I used a Radiation zone to take the hull points down far enough. There's a perfect spot for this in Sector 167, (W:8 H:9), orange Krishna region, right below the Phoenix space station in the Lagarde Province. This location is so good because you can easily travel to the Phoenix station to confirm your hull points are below 5%. If you haven't explored any of those regions, this area is about 3 hexagons to the left of the center of the starpoint map where the two suns are.
3. Fly into the Radiation until you hear something like "Radiation levels are too high", then get ready to fly back out while watching your Hull bar go down.
4. The ship blows up when the Hull bar still has what looks like 4-5% left on it! It does NOT completely empty, so keep that in mind. When I did this my ship had 77 HP left out of 7000, which was about 1%, and I had the Hull bar at what looked like 6%!
5. Once you have wrecked your Hull down far enough, just fly to the west towards what in my map was an unfriendly space station in Sector 165, Zoemin.
6. Don't forget to save your game at each stage!!
7. Find some enemies in this area, shoot them up without losing your shields, then when the battle HUD disappears you should get your achievement. You might need to fly out of the area as well as unfortunately I don't know when exactly the achievement pops because mine was delayed.

Let me know if there's anything confusing or missing please!
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