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Equipment 2.0 & Platoon compositions & Tactics

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31 minutes ago, CraBeatOff said:

If forced to solo a Skorp I'd probably take the aiming hit and run rammer/vision/turbo.

Ah, maximize the speed at which to miss.

I think I just loathe the Skorp gun tbh.

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27 minutes ago, Private_Miros said:

Ah, maximize the speed at which to miss.

I think I just loathe the Skorp gun tbh.

Maximum opportunity creation...to miss!

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It is a really great article. Indeed I miss playing with some good old friends but once again I do not miss the game itself now that years have passed. I hope this forum will continue to operate though, being my personal nostalgia corner.

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I've just returned to the game and haven't played heavy tanks in idk 7 or 8 years, what equipment is considered meta on fast bois like T-10 and 277, garbage dumps like the 110 & and the bigger brothers 1-4 and 5a, and possibly the french autoloading heavies?

I have no friends so I'll be playing solo mostly, I'm looking at turbo, IRM, vert, rammer, optics and hardening. It seems like Turbo, hardening and IRM would be good choices depending on the tank, but at the same time vert and rammer have been staples forever, and then we have optics which I'm not all to keen on going without as a solo player.

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2 hours ago, LamaLeif said:

I've just returned to the game and haven't played heavy tanks in idk 7 or 8 years, what equipment is considered meta on fast bois like T-10 and 277, garbage dumps like the 110 & and the bigger brothers 1-4 and 5a, and possibly the french autoloading heavies?

I have no friends so I'll be playing solo mostly, I'm looking at turbo, IRM, vert, rammer, optics and hardening. It seems like Turbo, hardening and IRM would be good choices depending on the tank, but at the same time vert and rammer have been staples forever, and then we have optics which I'm not all to keen on going without as a solo player.

I'm not a purple player, but I am a pure solo player - so for what it's worth, in my opinion you'll likely stick with the old combination of Optics/Vstab/Rammer/Vents in many cases unless you want to try some funky stuff. Most tanks do not have good enough gun handling to drop the Vstab, but dropping the Rammer is viable on tanks where pure firepower isn't the be all and end all, or Optics if you have strong crews and also run food. Vents is more viable than before because it gets the bonus in any type of slot, so it's a good option if you're not using equipment from the 'specialised' equipment category on the tank (e.g. not using any surviability equipment on a heavy tank - Vents is a pretty good alternative to Optics here because with the bonus you're generally not loosing out too much in view-range for the added benefits elsewhere from higher crew skills).

Tanks like the T-10 and 277 probably need to stick with Vstab, Vents and Rammer with good crews and food to be optimal but they can probably be quite fun with a Turbo because you will be fast enough to contest spots normally only soft meds and/or lights can get to that quickly.

Hardening is only really useful on tanks with high HP for the class/tier or on tanks that can't afford to be tracked much and thus benefit from the full health track module on repair, so I pretty much only have used it on heavy casemate TDs and the Maus. I wouldn't use it on something like a French autoloader heavy for example. IRM is a good alternative to a Vstab on things that can't mount it, or to double stack with it if the gun handling is very poor. Again it's particularly strong on heavy casemate TDs or slow heavies because it boosts rotation speed as well. Turbo generally lets you do fun stuff depending on the type of tank you throw it on, especially if you like fast tanks.

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4 hours ago, Balthazars said:

Hardening

Could be great equipment. If it lets you survive long enough to make an extra shot... and if you make two extra shots because of it: it's the best thing in the world.

Now we just need to prove it. :)

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