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So.. 18" guns? Or still standard 16?

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Intresing... 82900 hitpoints is lighter than the other BBs at tier V... what are the damage numbers on the guns? That could clue us in on the caliber, although I expect 18" based on the fact there's only eight of them... and ​holy crap, is THAT RADAR?!?!?!!?

 

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Oh look, more battleship radar. :tea_cap:

 

Wargaming, please don't.

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The K2 had 18 inch guns.

 

YES!

 

I WANT THIS NOW!

 

Someone just modded over a Leander. The shadow in the water is Leander's.

 

​https://worldofwarships.asia/en/news/announcements/pve-campaign/
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Sooo... where'd you get the picture?

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Looks a lot like Vanguard to me. But I don't know jack....:B

 

https://thedailybounce.net/2017/06/05/world-of-warships-british-royal-navy-battleships-confirmed/

"Some new information just arrived by email, it seems it’s not the HMS Vanguard, but a Lion-class armed with proposed 4×2 457mm guns."

 

 

"And even more information. It seems some images suggest it could be in fact a Design L2 Battleship, with 4×2 18″ guns.

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Comparing these images with the game screen grab, we can see they are very similar. What do you think?"

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Transom stern, two funnels, 8x guns - Looks very similar to Vanguard - makes sense that it would be the Lion as the Vanguard was derived from the Lion designs.  Would have thought that the guns would be 16", but for balance purposes, could be 18".


 

Even has the secondaries and the AA guns in the correct place.

 

 

http://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=MbK%2fCRCq&id=446B8035AAAE0A9C5D5BE04E951396AC6C91B8D7&thid=OIP.MbK_CRCqoT7v-55bpXq6XgEaDd&q=hms+vanguard&simid=608040115054119514&selectedIndex=19&ajaxhist=0

 

 

Edit - was confirmed to be a derivative of the Lion with 18" guns called the Conqueror.  Conqueror at TX, Lion at TIX

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Transom stern, two funnels, 8x guns - possibly 15"?  Looks very similar to Vanguard

Even has the secondaries and the AA guns in the correct place.

 

 

http://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=MbK%2fCRCq&id=446B8035AAAE0A9C5D5BE04E951396AC6C91B8D7&thid=OIP.MbK_CRCqoT7v-55bpXq6XgEaDd&q=hms+vanguard&simid=608040115054119514&selectedIndex=19&ajaxhist=0

 

Kinda agree, that the ship appearance looks very much like the Vanguard (turrets are a little off near the rear in the range finder portion tho).  The OP's assertion of  K2 Design in the 4x2 18" gun manifestation would make sense for a Tier X ship.  The actual Vanguard was armed w/ repurposed 15" guns from an earlier ship era & tho it may appear in the line, would be misplaced at Tier X for balance reasons.  Assuming this is real and not a photoshop, I can see WG marrying the Vanguard appearance (I.e. Since it was the last real British BB, it reflects the progression of design philosophy for the most recent in line) w/ suitable gun parameters to make it a competitive tier X (given for game balance reasons, the T10 would be expected to be a paper ship).

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The game is at a good saturation point with radar and hydro as it is now. Please don't. 

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If any BB line gets radar it should be the American BB line. Also did any one notice to get radar this BB had to give up a repair and a catapult aircraft.

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I wonder at what point the game mechanics will become so saturated with supplemental modules/skills/flags/camos et all that people will just say, "Okay.... enough. The fun has been engineered out of it." 

 

Is this another one of those "battleships cannot survive - give it radar" things? 

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OK Let's play guess it's weight. It's got 82,900 hitpoints so I'm going to guess . . . 60,000 tons.

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Is this another one of those "battleships cannot survive - give it radar" things? 

According to Octavian, it's for balance purposes.

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If any BB line gets radar it should be the American BB line. Also did any one notice to get radar this BB had to give up a repair and a catapult aircraft.

 

I did.

 

Let's stop complaining about British BBs getting Radar. They can't heal, so they're just massive cruisers. (Hilariously enough, the British Light Cruisers can heal but can't Radar [excluding Belfast]... and the British Battleships can Radar but can't heal. The irony.)

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I did.

 

Let's stop complaining about British BBs getting Radar. They can't heal, so they're just massive cruisers. (Hilariously enough, the British Light Cruisers can heal but can't Radar [excluding Belfast]... and the British Battleships can Radar but can't heal. The irony.)

I guess I didn't make it clear. They lose one repair so instead a stock of three it's two. And what do you mean By I did?

 

PS: I like your profile image of Avacyn the purifier.

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I guess I didn't make it clear. They lose one repair so instead a stock of three it's two. And what do you mean By I did?

 

PS: I like your profile image of Avacyn the purifier.

 

Oh... *rechecks image* you're right. Also, I meant I noticed.

 

And thanks... :)

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If any BB line gets radar it should be the American BB line. Also did any one notice to get radar this BB had to give up a repair and a catapult aircraft.

 

I'm pretty sure the British have as much if not more right to radar on all their ships then the US. The British started the war with Radar, the US fitted about mid-war. Also the British taught the US a few tricks for using radar and carriers ( see USS Robin ).

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According to Octavian, it's for balance purposes.

Balance purposes my [edited], it has only 2 heals.  Just give it the goddamn 3rd heal back and upgrade it to Warspite or Colorado's if survivability is going to be that big of an issue.

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