Several of your teammates streak ahead of you, jetpacking across the horizon and toward the enemy base. Their flag will
be captured soonyou can already see it. Meanwhile, those left defending your base cry for backup as thunderous mortar and
grenade explosions echo through your headset. Your light armor, perfectly suited for capturing the flag, will not stand up
to the carnage being delivered by the enemy back at your base. What can you do?
Find an inventory station, transform yourself into a heavy armor defender, and save the base from decimation.
Tribes 2 is about dynamic play. Unlike other action titles, Tribes 2 empowers you to choose and change the role you play
at any point during the match. Thus, when the nature of battle changes, you can as well. Victory in Tribes 2 is earned by
adapting your team's tactics, strategies and individual player roles to fit the war being waged.
Each armor type has different advantages and disadvantages. Learn these and it won't be long before know how to change
to take on offensive, defensive, defense, sniping, and base repair roles.
Skilled players will be able to perform a variety of tasks in each armor. Below are examples of the three major armor types: