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Xx_Nemixis_xX #1 Posted 02 January 2018 - 05:08 PM

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So I never play artillery, but my internet is bollocks rn, and me and my buddy feel like we need an easy playing experience while at 999 ping. However, when I rebought my arty, it appears we cannot play with multiple self propelled guns in a platoon. Explain?????

Sfinski #2 Posted 02 January 2018 - 05:10 PM

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View PostXx_Nemixis_xX, on 02 January 2018 - 06:08 PM, said:

However, when I rebought my arty, it appears we cannot play with multiple self propelled guns in a platoon. Explain?????

 

Too toxic.

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lets just say wot is snafu, as yesterday I was in a platoon of 3 SPGs. It was formed inside the battle.

Xx_Nemixis_xX #4 Posted 02 January 2018 - 05:16 PM

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View PostSfinski, on 02 January 2018 - 05:10 PM, said:

 

Too toxic.

 

yeah but i didn't get an opportunity to be toxic before the patch. I demand a refund asap.

 

 

View PostRockyRoller, on 02 January 2018 - 05:11 PM, said:

lets just say wot is snafu, as yesterday I was in a platoon of 3 SPGs. It was formed inside the battle.

 

sad nibba hours amirite friend. I am right :)
 

RockyRoller #5 Posted 02 January 2018 - 05:22 PM

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View PostXx_Nemixis_xX, on 02 January 2018 - 04:20 PM, said:

 

sad nibba hours amirite friend. I am right :)

 

it was a sad sad team where the SPGs were doing all the work :/

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View PostXx_Nemixis_xX, on 02 January 2018 - 04:08 PM, said:

So I never play artillery, but my internet is bollocks rn, and me and my buddy feel like we need an easy playing experience while at 999 ping. However, when I rebought my arty, it appears we cannot play with multiple self propelled guns in a platoon. Explain?????

 

People don't like getting focused by Arty (especially big slow heavy tanks) people really hate getting focused by multiple arty working together. So in order to stop this unfair are totally unacceptable play style (imagine how unfair it is to have to actually play against someone using teamwork) WG blocked multiple arty per platoon. They did the same thing in Warships with Aircraft Carriers. 

It seems LTs, MTs, HTs, or TDs working together is fine but SPGs that's a no no. To be honest it was only really an issue with the fast firing arty like the leFH18B2, a platoon of 3 of those things was hell for anyone in a TOG, or Japanese Super Heavy..............happy days:trollface:

 



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View PostHero_of_Tython, on 02 January 2018 - 05:27 PM, said:

 

People don't like getting focused by Arty (especially big slow heavy tanks) people really hate getting focused by multiple arty working together. So in order to stop this unfair are totally unacceptable play style (imagine how unfair it is to have to actually play against someone using teamwork) WG blocked multiple arty per platoon. They did the same thing in Warships with Aircraft Carriers. 

It seems LTs, MTs, HTs, or TDs working together is fine but SPGs that's a no no. To be honest it was only really an issue with the fast firing arty like the leFH18B2, a platoon of 3 of those things was hell for anyone in a TOG, or Japanese Super Heavy..............happy days:trollface:

 

 

up until now I haven't really bothered with artillery. so it is saddening that I cannot alternate firing patterns with platoon mates to rain hell down on heavies. I prefer it without, because arty focus is a problem, but no one focuses me because of stats. kek.

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WG acknowledges that artillery is an obnoxious thing to be attacked by but puts restrictions rather than remove it.

 

Stunning is just as horrible as damage and doesn't change the fact that taking hits from above that cant be avoided is really lousy.



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Idont think any of you want to be on the receiving end of 3 artys all focusing you. 

Homer_J #11 Posted 02 January 2018 - 06:01 PM

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View PostHero_of_Tython, on 02 January 2018 - 04:27 PM, said:

 

People don't like getting focused by Arty

 

 

I don't really see what that has to do with platoons.

 

If I'm playing arty and a fellow arty marks a target by pressing T I'm going to take that as a hint.



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'We don't want arty working together' - WG 2017

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View PostHomer_J, on 02 January 2018 - 06:01 PM, said:

I don't really see what that has to do with platoons.

If I'm playing arty and a fellow arty marks a target by pressing T I'm going to take that as a hint.

if someone marks a tank, I'd probably pick a different target, unless it is really needed looking at the team scores or that arty has no stun effect. I don't want to give away xp for doing damage if not needed.



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View PostBennie182, on 02 January 2018 - 09:33 PM, said:

if someone marks a tank, I'd probably pick a different target, unless it is really needed looking at the team scores or that arty has no stun effect. I don't want to give away xp for doing damage if not needed.

You tag team some poor sap and get assist off each other.  That way you aren't relying on your tanks to damage tanks you stun.



Balc0ra #16 Posted 02 January 2018 - 11:24 PM

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Simple. 3 man arty platoons and stuns. If they all focus on the same target and fire so their stun overlaps. They can perma stun a target. And no one wants that.

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View PostXx_Nemixis_xX, on 02 January 2018 - 05:16 PM, said:

yeah but i didn't get an opportunity to be toxic before the patch. I demand a refund asap.

 

 

Well, jus tpress battle and you seem to manage with that just fine.

 



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View PostBalc0ra, on 02 January 2018 - 10:24 PM, said:

Simple. 3 man arty platoons and stuns. If they all focus on the same target and fire so their stun overlaps. They can perma stun a target. And no one wants that.

 

No one? :D

 

"Concentrated fire is always a good option." Or something between those lines. One of the illustrated tooltips.

I reckon people don't like that in pubs and it's not hard to understand why as you stated and generally speaking, for the OP, these changes were for the best.



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View PostBalc0ra, on 02 January 2018 - 10:24 PM, said:

Simple. 3 man arty platoons and stuns. If they all focus on the same target and fire so their stun overlaps. They can perma stun a target. And no one wants that.

 

And like I said, you can do that without being in a platoon.

Balc0ra #20 Posted 03 January 2018 - 04:45 AM

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View PostHomer_J, on 03 January 2018 - 04:17 AM, said:

 

And like I said, you can do that without being in a platoon.

 

True, but they won't be on TS doing it in every single game they play. Or pre selects their arty for the platoon to overlap perfectly. Nor do see it.. ever in 3 arty matches, even if they do a dynamic platoon. I'm amazed you think randoms are coordinated.

 

 

Edited by Balc0ra, 03 January 2018 - 04:46 AM.





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