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mpf1959 #1 Posted 08 May 2018 - 02:45 PM

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I have researched both USA and German lines to tier 8, and I am wondering, from those of you that have played them, which of the two do you like best, and why? Ive read all the stats etc but stats are (IMHO) like the news, 90% lies!

Geno1isme #2 Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:09 PM

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The T8 versions are pretty similar. US version has better gun-arc and mobility, german has a slightly bigger gun. At T9 the M50/53 wins for sure due to much better mobility, great gun-arc and last-but-not-least enough ammunition (games were lost due to GW Tiger running out of ammo). For T10 the GWE is the best all-round arty, but T92 has the biggest gun in the game.

 

So for T8+9 I'd pick the US line, but at T10 I'd prefer the GWE.

 

Overall the differences between arty lines have become rather minimal with the 9.18 rework. For randoms it doesn't really matter that much anymore, they all play pretty similar (except the french maybe).



VarzA #3 Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:27 PM

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View Postmpf1959, on 08 May 2018 - 02:45 PM, said:

I have researched both USA and German lines to tier 8, and I am wondering, from those of you that have played them, which of the two do you like best, and why? Ive read all the stats etc but stats are (IMHO) like the news, 90% lies!

 

US, it leads to the m53/m55 .

Edited by VarzA, 08 May 2018 - 03:49 PM.


Darth_Clicker #4 Posted 09 May 2018 - 05:48 AM

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I basically agree with the comments above.  All of the German artillery from tier V-X are permanent in my garage except for the Tier VIII GW Tiger P.  In my opinion the biggest negative about it is mobility.  I haven't had many battles where I ran out of ammunition, even in the GW Tiger and its faster reload times.  As mentioned above the GW E100 at tier X is a real beast....the best overall at tier X in my opinion.  I have all tier Xs in my garage permanently and play all every day.

 

On the American side, I have everything from tier VI-X permanently in my garage.  The M43 is definitely an overall better arty than the GW Tiger P.  The gun on the GW Tiger P is a tiny bit better...higher alpha, dpm, max stun times etc.  But the M43 is really much better overall. 

 

 



mpf1959 #5 Posted 09 May 2018 - 10:33 AM

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Great comments chaps, very helpfull, that is exactly the type of thing I was looking for. I will now get both, as I eventually want the T10 German.

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View Postmpf1959, on 09 May 2018 - 11:33 AM, said:

Great comments chaps, very helpfull, that is exactly the type of thing I was looking for. I will now get both, as I eventually want the T10 German.

 

The positive thing about the Tier VIII, and IX Germans are that the use the exact same gun.  So when you research the top gun on the GW Tiger P, you have already researched it on the GW Tiger.  The same with the radio.  Just make sure that you send the gun and radio to your depot instead of selling them before moving to the GW Tiger.   The other good thing about the German tier VIII-X grind is the crew stays the same.

 

The American line is not like this.  The M43 uses the same crew as the M12, but when you go to the M55 you don't need the radio operator, but you need a second gunner.  So unless you have a extra gunner with BIA in your barracks you lose your BIA for a while on the M55.  Then when you get to the T-92 you lose the gunner and go back to the radio operator.  So, since I never sold my M44, I started a fresh rookie crew in it while I was grinding the M12, then I sold the M12 and bought the M43.  By the time I got the M55 I sent the radio operator to the barracks and moved the M44 gunner to the M55.  Before I bought the T-92, I repurchased the M12 just to train a crew for the T-92 as the crew matches perfectly.  After I bought the T-92 I moved the M12 crew to it and started another rookie crew in the M12 and ended up keeping it eventually.

 

 



mpf1959 #7 Posted 10 May 2018 - 01:35 PM

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Thanks for that great info, that's the kind of stuff that's really usefull! 

mpf1959 #8 Posted 11 May 2018 - 12:36 PM

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I bought the GW yesterday, I now realise what slow is, and I do have an AT8! :D

But, the gun seems ok, I need the next engine asap!



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View Postmpf1959, on 11 May 2018 - 01:36 PM, said:

I bought the GW yesterday, I now realise what slow is, and I do have an AT8! :D

But, the gun seems ok, I need the next engine asap!

Yep....in stock configuration, it is as fast as cold molasses on a a flat plate :teethhappy:.  It gets a little better when you upgrade to the Porsche engines, but it is still slow.  The GW Tiger P is much better.  and the GW E100 is even better.

 

If you ever grind the British line, you will forget about how slow the GW Tiger P is when you own the FV207....29km/h top speed....but it does rotate/turn better than the GW Tiger P. 



Suurpolskija #10 Posted 11 May 2018 - 06:30 PM

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I went with the muricans and never looked back. Got m53/55 and G.W Panther for missions and Leffe and Berty for fun.

Muricans being so mobile with semiturret gun traverse, I just feel it keeps me shooting more.

mpf1959 #11 Posted 12 May 2018 - 10:55 AM

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View PostDarth_Clicker, on 11 May 2018 - 03:49 PM, said:

Yep....in stock configuration, it is as fast as cold molasses on a a flat plate :teethhappy:.  It gets a little better when you upgrade to the Porsche engines, but it is still slow.  The GW Tiger P is much better.  and the GW E100 is even better.

 

If you ever grind the British line, you will forget about how slow the GW Tiger P is when you own the FV207....29km/h top speed....but it does rotate/turn better than the GW Tiger P. 

 

I have the 207, another dog with 2 legs! 




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