Saturday, December 20, 2014

FAQ: Urban Assault: Pipedown

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Hi Mobsters!
"The Rat" has been turning up the heat on our businesses. He might not know who you are yet, but he’s got you in his sights.
Q: What is Urban Assault?
A: Urban Assault is a Limited Time Mission Event which allows you to choose your own path and earn rewards based on your progress in the Mission and the path you choose. Your primary goal is to gun down the assigned target ("the rat") and you can choose your own path to reach him.
Q: When will the event start?
A: Early access to Urban Assault will be available to our VIP Members who are on Titanium tier and above on December 16th 2014 Midnight PDT. The feature will be rolled out to all players on December 17th 2014, Midnight PDT.
This is a limited-time event that will end on December 27th 2014 at 23:59:59 PDT.
Q: How do I access Urban Assault?
A: Urban Assault can be accessed from the Missions tab or from the Home Page module:
 

Q: How do I play?
A: To start playing Urban Assault, click on the Missions tab or “Go Play” on the Home Page module.
Urban Assault game board will display all the Mission and Reward Stations and will guide you through your progress in the event.

A: These new tasks have been added to this season of Urban Assault. 
You can earn Arena Kills by bringing down an opponent’s Arena Health to zero. You can get Arena Kills in both Shootout and Mob Fury Arenas.

Q: What are Mission Stations? How are Reward Stations different from a Mission Station?
A: The icons visible on the Urban Assault game board are referred to as Mission Stations. There are 4 different types of Mission Stations which indicate the type of tasks they represent:
 Mission Station with tasks requiring Energy
 Mission Station with tasks requiring Stamina
Mission Station with other tasks
  A Reward Station

There are a total of 30 Mission Stations, each containing one or more tasks. Completing a task at a Mission Station will unlock adjacent Mission Station(s).


Reward Stations: Reward Stations are a type of Mission Station which gives out Rewards.
Out of the total 30 Mission Stations, 10 are Reward Stations which are marked with a trophy icon and bullets above them.

Each Reward Station contains 3 tasks. Each bullet above the Reward Station indicates the progress on that particular station.
Completing a task and collecting the Reward on any Reward Station will unlock adjacent Mission Station(s) and will update the Bullet icon.
 
Q: Can I re-do a task in any of the Mission Stations after completing all tasks?
A: If you complete all tasks for any Mission Station, it will be marked completed and will be locked. You will be unable to repeat tasks on any completed Mission Stations.
Q: Will the event end if I choose the shortest path and assassinate the assigned target ("the rat")?
A: No, the event will remain active even if you choose the shortest path and assassinate the assigned target ("the rat"). You have 2 other challenges (targets) to complete after you assassinate the "The Rat".  The event will however expire on December 27th 2014, 23:59:59 PDT.
Q: What are the Target Rewards?
A: Apart from the Rewards earned from each Reward Station, there are 3 Target Rewards which can be earned by completing the below three targets of Urban Assault in the following order.
Status of each Target Reward can be viewed on the top left of the Urban Assault game board.

1. Assignment Target: Assassinate the Assigned Target in the city to earn this Reward.

Reward:


2. Street-Wise Target: Unlock and complete at least one task at all the Mission Stations in the city to earn this reward.
Reward:

3. Reputation Target: Complete all Mission Stations including 3 Bullets on each Reward Station in the city.
Reward:


Bard: A special ability Henchmen which will allow you earn an additional loot item for collecting each day in the Daily Fixuntil the next season of Urban Assault.
Please note: The special ability Henchmen “Airman” collected from the previous season of Urban Assault will continue to earn 3% more damage when fighting until December 27th2014, 23:59:59 PDT.


Q: Are there any Rewards for choosing the shortest path to assassinate the Assistant District Attorney?
A: No, there are no separate rewards for choosing the shortest path to assassinate the Assistant District Attorney.
Q: How can I view the rewards earned in the event at any given time?
A: At any given time during the event, click on the Trophy icon on the right corner of Urban Assault game board to view the status of Rewards:
Q: Can I restart or reset the event once completed during this season?
A: No, you cannot restart or reset the event once completed during this season.

Enjoy the game!
Mafia Wars Support Team