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  1. GoldPile

    WG enough bending the knee to DD!

    We would have a lot less of these threads if people played other classes more... there's no rule saying you can't any class in the game.
  2. GoldPile

    Nelson needs buffs...

    Don't bow in to overmatch battleships +380mm, maintain an angle. Also don't sit in one place like a brick unless you want to be torp fodder all day.
  3. 13, alternated between Kami R & Zuiho with most of the battles being in the Kami R. Done half solo & half divvied. Fun fact: I sunk more DDs with torps than BBs. Also I found out Zuiho can get through Texas & Guilo AA if you stack your bombers in 1 wave with minimal losses.
  4. I recommend dual catapult fighters. They last a long time & have a short cooldown. Heck I'd say they're better than any AA buffs you might be looking to grab for the point expense you will be giving up. Musashi's AA is garbage, but with dual catapults you can at least panic & shoot down some planes with them.
  5. GoldPile

    Secondary battleships and why you want one.

    Neither, you want FP. Concealment on the GK is so bad that a PLANE can spot you 1km further than your surface detection. If you're focusing on getting within secondary range you're also not concealed. IFHE is highly situational especially when secondaries love to aim at the belt, which IFHE won't fix. On the other hand HE spam is guaranteed every match & most fires start on your superstructure.
  6. GoldPile

    Secondary battleships and why you want one.

    Obviously the Kind of Secondaries is the Conqueror. This raid boss has the furthest secondaries that can shoot past 20km with high accuracy & fire chance. Although it may not shoot as fast as the other secondary kings, it definitely makes up for it with range & accuracy.
  7. GoldPile

    Secondary battleships and why you want one.

    I have my GK as only a half secondary spec build. What is half secondaries? Well AFT + the secondary module + flag & that's it. But why not go all the way some may ask? Because secondaries don't matter if you can't survive to use them. 4 points is an expensive investment for manual secondaries that you must give up some crucial skills on GK such as Fire Prevention (helps a lot with HE spam) & Basics of Survivability (also with fire spam). Since you basically don't eat cits you're left with HE spam, AP pens, & fires, which you only have so many captain points to spend on. Unfortunately ships that aren't Massachusetts also don't get an innate secondary accuracy buff either.
  8. GoldPile

    Proposal: Tier 10 Musashi

    Reading through your bullet point suggestions, I still don't see the point of a Yamato with worse main batteries & a better heal only if you take damage you shouldn't be taking, e.g. citadels & torps. Even GK, the prime brawling BB with hydro, still fears torps as its sluggish to evade & has terrible TDS. Also 100% torp healing is a bit too much don't you think? Torps that hit bow & stern is 50% heal, while torps that hit your TDS gets the percentage reduction while counting as a cit. Wouldn't it be better to be consistent & also have it heal 33%?
  9. The title is somewhat confusing, a typo?
  10. GoldPile

    Worcerster a little OP

    Well I decided to make a sig depicting how I feel when playing the Worcester.
  11. GoldPile

    To get Nelson or not to get Nelson....

    She excels in many areas, offensive HE & AP along with the super heal means she can take a beating & return it in kind. I would say she's a solid investment if you're bored.
  12. I just got 3 penetrations! Wait a minute... Those were overpens! I'm not sure why there was a need to make it look visually similar to the penetration ribbon, especially the 2 red bars on the side. I would understand if it was a different color... like blue. Now I have to double check myself to see if I actually penetrated someone or if I just overpenned. I kindly ask the devs to revert back to the old ribbon, or at least change the color of the 2 red bars.
  13. GoldPile

    BBs, stop taking Survivability Expert!

    Don't forget to take Fire Prevention on your DDs.
  14. GoldPile

    Any T9 tech-tree ships worth keeping?

    I would've said Fletcher a few patches ago. Ever since Gearing received Fletcher torps I haven't found a reason to keep her unfortuntely. I haven't found any other T9 tech tree ship that I would keep. Most of them I just want to finish as soon as possible as the T10 is a straight upgrade. Even Iowa wasn't that fun to play in IMO.
  15. GoldPile

    Poor visibility in new London Port

    If you're interested I could make fog free variants of the ports.