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IronWolfV #1 Posted 12 February 2018 - 05:06 AM

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Just spitballing an idea for a USA medium bomber lineup from tier 2 to 10. I am sure there are other proposed ideas but I haven't seen them. I am also trying to stick to medium 2 engine bombers, not 4 engine heavies. Ok here we go.

 

Tier 2: Martin B-10

Tier 3: Douglas B-18 Bolo

Tier 4: Douglas B-23 Dragon

Tier 5: Douglas A-20 Havoc

Tier 6: Martin B-26 Marauder

Tier 7: NA B-25 Mitchell

Tier 8: NA XB-28 Dragon(different dragon)

Tier 9: Martin B-57 Canberra

Tier 10: Douglas B66 Destroyer

 

I didn't add photos but if you want to look them up, just copy and paste and look them up.

 

So as a proposed lineup, what do you think? I wasn't sure about tier 6 and 7 between the Mitchell and Marauder. Those two can be easily flipped. But leave what ya think.


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SpiritFoxMY #2 Posted 12 February 2018 - 05:33 AM

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I would have flipped the Mitchell and Marauder and I personally prefer this bomber tree to the official one that has the B17 in it. It fits the US "buttload of forward firepower" idea that the A26 has.

 

Might have swapped in the Hudson at tier 4 instead of the Dragon in keeping with the fixed forward guns theme


Edited by SpiritFoxMY, 12 February 2018 - 05:38 AM.

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I hope it happens :D

Azanthriel #4 Posted 12 February 2018 - 06:11 AM

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Since the B-17 would be in the heavy bomber line this suggestion has merit. :medal:

 

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View PostSpiritFoxMY, on 12 February 2018 - 12:33 AM, said:

I would have flipped the Mitchell and Marauder and I personally prefer this bomber tree to the official one that has the B17 in it. It fits the US "buttload of forward firepower" idea that the A26 has.

 

Might have swapped in the Hudson at tier 4 instead of the Dragon in keeping with the fixed forward guns theme

 

what official bomber line?  
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hoom #7 Posted 12 February 2018 - 06:40 AM

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I like it! :great:

Though I don't think it needs so many tiers? I get the impression full lines are going to be T4-10. (since Blenheim is basically untouchable in T3)

 

Are there really going to be Heavy Bomber lines? I feel like those could/should be limited to the Bomber Flights.

 

This is one of those planes thats so ugly & wrong it becomes kinda cute :child:


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SpiritFoxMY #8 Posted 12 February 2018 - 06:57 AM

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View Postcomtedumas, on 12 February 2018 - 06:31 AM, said:

 

what official bomber line?  

 

I'm pretty sure GhostPrime or someone related to the game has said the B17 will be in the tree.


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View Posthoom, on 12 February 2018 - 06:40 AM, said:

I like it! :great:

Though I don't think it needs so many tiers? I get the impression full lines are going to be T4-10. (since Blenheim is basically untouchable in T3)

 

Are there really going to be Heavy Bomber lines? I feel like those could/should be limited to the Bomber Flights.

 

This is one of those planes thats so ugly & wrong it becomes kinda cute :child:

 

Almost looks like one plane flew up the butt of another...

IronWolfV #10 Posted 12 February 2018 - 01:29 PM

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View PostSpiritFoxMY, on 11 February 2018 - 11:33 PM, said:

I would have flipped the Mitchell and Marauder and I personally prefer this bomber tree to the official one that has the B17 in it. It fits the US "buttload of forward firepower" idea that the A26 has.

 

Might have swapped in the Hudson at tier 4 instead of the Dragon in keeping with the fixed forward guns theme

 

well I kept the 25 at tier 7 because the H or was it the J model and it had a 57mm cannon. And yeah we could use the Hudson instead of the Dragon. Entirely possible.

View PostAzanthriel, on 12 February 2018 - 12:11 AM, said:

Since the B-17 would be in the heavy bomber line this suggestion has merit. :medal:

 

I'm trying to shy away from heavies. I think they stand on the verge of OP considering defensive loadouts, bomb loads. I mean imagine a B29 rolling in. Could flip a cap on its own qnd not drop it's full bomb load. And heaven help any fighter not a jet trying to take it down.

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Doc_Ebs #11 Posted 12 February 2018 - 05:05 PM

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IronWolfV #12 Posted 12 February 2018 - 06:13 PM

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View PostDoc_Ebs, on 12 February 2018 - 11:05 AM, said:

I'm for it. Good lookin tree man

Thanks. Did the best I could. Still room for change like putting in the Hudson instead of the Dragon. Or flipping the B25 and B26.


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View Posthoom, on 11 February 2018 - 11:40 PM, said:

This is one of those planes thats so ugly & wrong it becomes kinda cute :child:

 

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IronWolfV #14 Posted 12 February 2018 - 08:58 PM

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View PostMagusGerhardt, on 12 February 2018 - 01:31 PM, said:

 

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View PostIronWolfV, on 12 February 2018 - 12:06 AM, said:

Just spitballing an idea for a USA medium bomber lineup from tier 2 to 10. I am sure there are other proposed ideas but I haven't seen them. I am also trying to stick to medium 2 engine bombers, not 4 engine heavies. Ok here we go.

 

Tier 2: Martin B-10

Tier 3: Douglas B-18 Bolo

Tier 4: Douglas B-23 Dragon

Tier 5: Douglas A-20 Havoc

Tier 6: Martin B-26 Marauder

Tier 7: NA B-25 Mitchell

Tier 8: NA XB-28 Dragon(different dragon)

Tier 9: Martin B-57 Canberra

Tier 10: Douglas B66 Destroyer

 

I didn't add photos but if you want to look them up, just copy and paste and look them up.

 

So as a proposed lineup, what do you think? I wasn't sure about tier 6 and 7 between the Mitchell and Marauder. Those two can be easily flipped. But leave what ya think.

I would flip the B26 and the B-25 and make the B25H a premium low level bomber.  


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View Postcomtedumas, on 13 February 2018 - 10:46 AM, said:

I would flip the B26 and the B-25 and make the B25H a premium low level bomber.  

 

That's not a bad idea either. On the B25 start out A hull end with C or D hull? And yeah move the Marauder to tier 7.

 

But no arguments on the tier 9 and 10?


Edited by IronWolfV, 13 February 2018 - 09:13 PM.

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I like this line up, would be great to see it in game.

 

I know they have the B-17 models already because the bots fly them on one of the maps. If they open it up to players, I wonder if there could be a line from tier 2 or if it would be better breaking off mid tier from the medium line?



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View PostNorthernPorter, on 13 February 2018 - 02:07 PM, said:

I like this line up, would be great to see it in game.

 

I know they have the B-17 models already because the bots fly them on one of the maps. If they open it up to players, I wonder if there could be a line from tier 2 or if it would be better breaking off mid tier from the medium line?

 

if they did heavies, break them off mid tier from the mediums.

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View PostMagusGerhardt, on 13 February 2018 - 07:31 AM, said:

 

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