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The Minelayer is a support unit in Army Men: RTS.

The minelayer can create mines to strengthen your defenses, but as mines cost plastic and are destroy on use, it is rather unproductive. They can deploy three kind of mines; classic explosive mines that damage nearby enemies, glue mines that immobilize enemies in a large perimeter and prevent them from shooting, and spiked mine that inflict low damage to singles targets but are not destroy when an enemy trigger them.

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The Minelayer is useful in situations where your army is on the move and you need to protect your flank and lay mines.