Spray and Prey wasn’t having any of that, and shot up ShyGuy with a minigun, and turned around to pursue and do it again.
…but then everyone else came clanging though the gate right after, like a loud frantic herd of ducks all chasing the same scrap of bread. And the phase or two that unfolded just after Gate-1 was a series of calamitous disasters for nearly everyone.
The truces are short lived, as weapons light up again the moment vehicles start crossing Gate-2. Preferred targets have been established now though, and the tight double back at Gate-2 makes combat tricky for a round or two.
Weapons started firing, smash attacks started happening, a few wipeouts transpired as folks learned to manage their hazard tokens, and general disarray ensued!