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SgtSchlautter #1 Posted 25 March 2018 - 07:12 PM

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Got myself 2 free tier 8 premiums from this event. As tedious and broken some of the missions were, the time has come where I can play for fun once again :)

I_QQ_4_U #2 Posted 25 March 2018 - 07:25 PM

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I got the 15, couldn't get the 15 ground targets done without dying, got 14 once though. Didn't feel like playing any more so I bought that and the last two so I can start the 335 next weekend since I have a bunch of certs left over from the package I bought.

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View PostSgtSchlautter, on 25 March 2018 - 07:12 PM, said:

Got myself 2 free tier 8 premiums from this event. As tedious and broken some of the missions were, the time has come where I can play for fun once again :)

 

Congratz. I'm waiting for 15 orders from being in top 100 and I'm going to have them both, too ;)

 

View PostI_QQ_4_U, on 25 March 2018 - 07:25 PM, said:

I got the 15, couldn't get the 15 ground targets done without dying, got 14 once though. Didn't feel like playing any more so I bought that and the last two so I can start the 335 next weekend since I have a bunch of certs left over from the package I bought.

 

I suggest Do 217 bomber - reasonably fast and with 8 bombs you can fly over AAs and take each of them with only a single bomb. Then it is only game of seek&hide.


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I_QQ_4_U #4 Posted 25 March 2018 - 08:17 PM

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View PostPoliticallyIncorrectName, on 25 March 2018 - 07:30 PM, said

 

 

I suggest Do 217 bomber - reasonably fast and with 8 bombs you can fly over AAs and take each of them with only a single bomb. Then it is only game of seek&hide.

 

Forget that, got tired of it, playing bombers and GA's in invasion is stupid, you're just XP pinata's. The B-26 was far better at it than the 217 anyway, faster reload of bombs and better defensive(and offensive) guns, I think I flip as many caps killing planes than bombing.

pyantoryng #5 Posted 25 March 2018 - 08:35 PM

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Congratulations! :medal:

 

Me? Screw XF15C...I'll just take a rest...

 

15 ground kills without dying? The easy way out of it is, unfortunately, locked behind the times long gone... Also pray for airbase...


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Soylent_Red_Isnt_People #6 Posted 25 March 2018 - 09:13 PM

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View PostSgtSchlautter, on 25 March 2018 - 05:12 PM, said:

the time has come where I can play for fun once again

View PostPoliticallyIncorrectName, on 25 March 2018 - 05:30 PM, said:

from being in top 100 and I'm going to have them both, too

Translation; ''I'm going to join the Pancake Apocalypse for the last two weekends anyways to stay on the leaderboards and help Wargaming ensure almost no one else can get either mission completed.''

 

It is what it is, but don't expect everyone to congratulate y'all without any hard feelings for that choice of playstyle.


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Cloud_1 #7 Posted 25 March 2018 - 10:26 PM

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So as a Noob asking the Noob question, which tiers works best. I unfortunately have nothing higher than a few fledgling t6s (not elited) and find myself more comfortable a tier or 2 down ( Tier 4/5). I have struggled with more than a few of the secondary missions .

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View PostCloud_1, on 25 March 2018 - 05:26 PM, said:

So as a Noob asking the Noob question, which tiers works best. I unfortunately have nothing higher than a few fledgling t6s (not elited) and find myself more comfortable a tier or 2 down ( Tier 4/5). I have struggled with more than a few of the secondary missions .

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To answer your question it is more appropriate to think about what is the best plane for you in every tier and then focus on those for skill improvement and pilot training.

 

Congrats SgtSchlautter  I will have the last little bit done on invasion next week and I will have both done also.  



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Grats! That's some serious grinding. Wish I could have been there to see you finally finish. 

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View PostSoylent_Red_Isnt_People, on 25 March 2018 - 09:13 PM, said:

Translation; ''I'm going to join the Pancake Apocalypse for the last two weekends anyways to stay on the leaderboards and help Wargaming ensure almost no one else can get either mission completed.''

 

It is what it is, but don't expect everyone to congratulate y'all without any hard feelings for that choice of playstyle.

 

>implying everyone on leaderboard flies pancake

WG introduced a nice way how I'll save 9$ so I'm going for it. You just need to be in top 100 for 15 tokens and I have achieved that reasonably quickly just by getting my x3 on tier 9's.

 

But hey, it is much easier to cry on forums whining on players who can do better, right? :^)

 

Also, there are many planes to counter pancake but you would have look further than "pancake is OP"

 

View PostI_QQ_4_U, on 25 March 2018 - 08:17 PM, said:

 

Forget that, got tired of it, playing bombers and GA's in invasion is stupid, you're just XP pinata's. The B-26 was far better at it than the 217 anyway, faster reload of bombs and better defensive(and offensive) guns, I think I flip as many caps killing planes than bombing.

 

I just find it very difficult to bomb with A26 reasonably - especially AA fortifications as often I found myself leaving one bunker intact or so


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Well BEARSS and EvilSnowman weren't Pancaking - I ran into them repeatedly in a Spitfire/Il flight.

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SgtSchlautter #12 Posted 26 March 2018 - 05:42 AM

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Cloud, I preferred mid tiers for many of the missions. However, certain missions are easier in different types of planes. My greatest bit of advice would be to fly planes that u do the best in. For most of the missions, I played the tier 6 British tornado. One other thing: if u want to know tips and tricks about a specific mission, then check out my video on my YouTube channel where I give tips and tricks on every mission. My channel name is: Prince of Hyrule

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View PostCloud_1, on 25 March 2018 - 10:26 PM, said:

So as a Noob asking the Noob question, which tiers works best. I unfortunately have nothing higher than a few fledgling t6s (not elited) and find myself more comfortable a tier or 2 down ( Tier 4/5). I have struggled with more than a few of the secondary missions .

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Any tier is capable of doing these it is what you are comfortable in. Some planes are better suited for some missions. I know I did a couple missions screwing around at tier 5 and 6.

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View PostPoliticallyIncorrectName, on 26 March 2018 - 03:07 AM, said:

WG introduced a nice way how I'll save 9$ so I'm going for it. You just need to be in top 100 for 15 tokens and I have achieved that reasonably quickly just by getting my x3 on tier 9's.

But hey, it is much easier to cry on forums whining on players who can do better, right? :^)

And what will the excuses be for those with both planes who play nonstop the next two weekends anyways trying to be in the top ten or hundred for certificates that can (supposedly) be changed to gold.

''[Once again] I got my plane(s), but I still deserve to be further rewarded, just because I'm me and everyone else simply isn't good enough or lucky enough to matter at all?''

 

Wargaming shenanigans isn't the only reason Warplanes has never grown.

But hey, why ever bother to raise that point if I'm not among the elite percentage; How dare I, right.


Edited by Soylent_Red_Isnt_People, 26 March 2018 - 08:02 AM.

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Grats Sarge

Nice to hear you got thru it finally ... grats to all the other forumites who stuck it out too!



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View Postpyantoryng, on 25 March 2018 - 12:35 PM, said:

Congratulations! :medal:

 

Me? Screw XF15C...I'll just take a rest...

 

15 ground kills without dying? The easy way out of it is, unfortunately, locked behind the times long gone... Also pray for airbase...

 

easily doable with the german t10 ga

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Congrats Sarg.

 

I will need the 2 remaining weekends to finish the grind on those final missions.

 

They aren't overly hard but they are very grindy.

 

Did have some really good games though.

 

Took a page from your play book and flew the Tornado a lot.



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View PostSgtSchlautter, on 25 March 2018 - 02:12 PM, said:

Got myself 2 free tier 8 premiums from this event. As tedious and broken some of the missions were, the time has come where I can play for fun once again :)

 

Nice work.  Just curios, you got it done in 4/6 available weekends.  How much actual play time did you have during those weekends?  Were you playing 24 hours to complete the missions?

 

Queue up everyone that will now say what you did is impossible.


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View PostPoliticallyIncorrectName, on 26 March 2018 - 05:07 AM, said:

 

I just find it very difficult to bomb with A26 reasonably - especially AA fortifications as often I found myself leaving one bunker intact or so

 

That's actually a good thing, I prefer not to take out AA emplacements immediately so that they don't respawn while I bomb the rest of the base then when I need a quick easy kill a take them out.

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View PostSpiritFoxMY, on 26 March 2018 - 03:35 AM, said:

Well BEARSS and EvilSnowman weren't Pancaking - I ran into them repeatedly in a Spitfire/Il flight.

Actually didn't see BEARSS in his IL-10M for a change.

All the times I saw Veroscis was in a TA-152, and Drenaje1 a few times in a J7W2, but most of the rest; Pancake, 'Spit, Nakajima, or IL-40/40P and as per usual it was the typical one-sided slaughter.

 

One match Friday evening there was something like four players in XF5U between both teams.

 

 

 

View Postblackmustang5, on 26 March 2018 - 10:00 AM, said:

Took a page from your play book and flew the Tornado a lot.

Definitely going to have to give that a shot if I play this coming weekend, or maybe try it with the 38J as I used the Banshee for a couple of the other ''do X & survive'' tasks.

 

 

 

View PostI_QQ_4_U, on 26 March 2018 - 01:39 PM, said:

I prefer not to take out AA emplacements immediately so that they don't respawn while I bomb the rest of the base then when I need a quick easy kill a take them out.

I used to help the bots trying to knock over Plants/Strongholds by killing guns with my heavy or multi if nearby, but now I don't since they go after damaged structures first instead of focusing bigger targets.


Edited by Soylent_Red_Isnt_People, 27 March 2018 - 02:55 AM.

"If they don't chase you after a mile, they don't chase ya.... Maybe it's two miles...."   ---   "You wanna play it soft, we'll play it soft. You wanna play it hard, let's play it hard."

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