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trikke #1 Posted 11 January 2020 - 05:51 PM

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asking for a friend, because it surely seems to me to be a low-skill high-production kill machine

 

and premiums like this have always been a 'problem' for FTP games

 

throw the useless rockets in the trash, and just melt down folks who didn't see you until it's too late

 

 but it's not a strong carry plane, not in my hands

 

so...  maybe/probably we'll sneak past the gates of the haunted mansion unharmed?

 

 


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White_Widow18 #2 Posted 11 January 2020 - 06:12 PM

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Seems on-par or sub-par to its brethren in the T8 HF club. Middle of the road, as it were. I don't think there's going to be an issue, especially given how long it went through testing.

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View Posttrikke, on 11 January 2020 - 05:51 PM, said:

asking for a friend, because it surely seems to me to be a low-skill high-production kill machine

 

and premiums like this have always been a 'problem' for FTP games

 

throw the useless rockets in the trash, and just melt down folks who didn't see you until it's too late

 

 but it's not a strong carry plane, not in my hands

 

so...  maybe/probably we'll sneak past the gates of the haunted mansion unharmed?

 

 


I think it depends on the stats the plane develops.  I think it's pretty fun, but it doesn't make me want to go out and own the skies like the Do-335 does.  It's fast, but not blisteringly fast.  I like the fact that it has the 14 MGs of firehose death, and that it just evaporates bombers and GAA, but I don't seek it for regular play. 

Stats will make or break this plane over time.  I have an idea of how to make it preferred over my Pancake, but for now, if I really need to own a map with an American HF, I use the P-38F, the Pankcake, or the F2H.



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They haven't nerfed the Vampire yet...
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It's bizarre that so many players have it Spec'd already

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wylleEcoyote #6 Posted 12 January 2020 - 01:36 AM

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Since when do premiums get nerfed?

 


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Captain_Underpants53 #7 Posted 12 January 2020 - 01:56 AM

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View PostwylleEcoyote, on 11 January 2020 - 08:36 PM, said:

Since when do premiums get nerfed?

 

Serious?  I still cry about what they've done to my RB-17.  Patch notes from back when discuss that butchery  ..... er, 'adjustment'.

 

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I view them mostly as easy kills.

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View PostCaptain_Underpants53, on 12 January 2020 - 09:56 AM, said:

Serious?  I still cry about what they've done to my RB-17.  Patch notes from back when discuss that butchery  ..... er, 'adjustment'.

 

:(

 

To be fair, the RB-17 needed the nerf. Its still a great bomber and I can't wait to get mine Specialized but back then winning against a double RB-17 flight was nearly impossible.

 

Also, I don't think the P-82B is going to get nerfed. As mentioned - the Vampire is still there and so is the Horten, the Pfeil and the Tu-10. The plane isn't exceptional in any way until its fully Specialized and with Ultimate gear. As Rei covered in his review of the thing - without a full loadout of equipment, its merely "good" and only become really powerful after a ton of investment. Compared to other planes at tier 8, the Twin Mustang is simply a strong airplane, not something really needing a nerf


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lnnokentiy #10 Posted 12 January 2020 - 08:34 PM

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View PostwylleEcoyote, on 12 January 2020 - 01:36 AM, said:

Since when do premiums get nerfed?

 

 

There used to be a rule "back in the day" that premium tanks/planes/ships cannot be nerfed due to players investing $. RB-17 public "rebalance" and DO-335 hidden accuracy nerf show otherwise.

 

But WG can nerf anything in WOWP because community is so small and so few youtubers/streamers cover this "game" that at this point they can pull the plug and barely anyone would notice.


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View Postlnnokentiy, on 12 January 2020 - 08:34 PM, said:

 

 DO-335 hidden accuracy nerf


Wait, wut?



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View PostCorvusCorvax, on 13 January 2020 - 09:17 PM, said:


Wait, wut?

Yeah man, like, the Do took a bit hit to accuracy ever since I started playing it.

 

Or... it could be that I cannot hit the broad side of a barn with any pixel plane.  I dunno, I am so potato, if they hit me with an accuracy nerf, it's just like another day in paradise for me. 

 

Only way I would notice an accuracy nerf is if my plane started pummeling itself.  Even then... 


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SkyWolf__WM #13 Posted 14 January 2020 - 12:13 PM

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Stop talking about this. Self-fulfilling prophecy and all that.  :ohmy:
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wylleEcoyote #14 Posted 15 January 2020 - 03:39 AM

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View Postlnnokentiy, on 12 January 2020 - 03:34 PM, said:

 

There used to be a rule "back in the day" that premium tanks/planes/ships cannot be nerfed due to players investing $. RB-17 public "rebalance" and DO-335 hidden accuracy nerf show otherwise.

 

But WG can nerf anything in WOWP because community is so small and so few youtubers/streamers cover this "game" that at this point they can pull the plug and barely anyone would notice.

 

View PostCorvusCorvax, on 13 January 2020 - 10:17 PM, said:


Wait, wut?

 

View PostFour_Leaf_Tayback, on 14 January 2020 - 12:11 AM, said:

Yeah man, like, the Do took a bit hit to accuracy ever since I started playing it.

 

Or... it could be that I cannot hit the broad side of a barn with any pixel plane.  I dunno, I am so potato, if they hit me with an accuracy nerf, it's just like another day in paradise for me. 

 

Only way I would notice an accuracy nerf is if my plane started pummeling itself.  Even then... 

 

View PostSkyWolf__WM, on 14 January 2020 - 07:13 AM, said:

Stop talking about this. Self-fulfilling prophecy and all that.  :ohmy:


Too late for that.  
If there was a stealth nerf, it already happened.

But ... this is the first i heard about it. And I really like the Pfeil. So if anyone knows anything about this unsavory rumor ... 

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Fair warning. My success rate at speculative guesswork is much like my WinRate. Hit or Miss.
Usually I start on the right track and then a make a weird left turn and get lost in the weeds ... 
And yet it doesn't stop me from speculation.

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Light Fighters:   XP-31, Model 81A-1, P-40, P-51A, P-39N-1, XF15C, DH.100 F1,
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MultiRole Fighters: Type 91, F11C-2, F4F, P-26 /-35 /-43, XP-44, P-47B,
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View PostwylleEcoyote, on 15 January 2020 - 03:39 AM, said:

 

 

 


Too late for that.  
If there was a stealth nerf, it already happened.

But ... this is the first i heard about it. And I really like the Pfeil. So if anyone knows anything about this unsavory rumor ... 

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I never noticed anything flaky about the accuracy of the guns on this plane.  The MK103 still reaches out and touches folks from a km away, so I'm good with that.  With long barrels, 1200m.  So nice.  :)






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