Can someone please Shed some light on playing 3 players on mission 2? the puzzle is really stumping myself and 2 equally creative minds. It seems like the alien force grows at a staggering rate with 3 players - enough to make movement AND fighting not plausible (impossible to do both effectively before the deck runs out and the ships start getting bombed). Any tips would be appreciated - I've seen some people on these boards say mission 2 was super easy.
Anyway - I'm interested in any tips. It's a great game but we're stumped! We tried 1 runner but they can't complete the transfer fast enough - overrun. 2 runners and there's not enough defense in the home ship (1 defender means he defends the tower as much as possible - then is inevitably destroyed. He's defending against 9 monsters after 3 rounds!)