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Please, please explain why BBs are the focus of this game?

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Game is centralized around Battleships, not sure why?

 

 

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CVs are limited to one, higher tier, or two mid-tier. DDs are limited to five per team. This leaves BBs and CA/CLs to fill up the rest of the slots. New players like BBs because they are tanky and do not evaporate at the first salvo. With BBs you don't have to learn much more than to point your nose at the enemy and you can fire from afar. The other types are harder to play as they have less armor and shorter range. BBs get boring though. My favorite ships are cruisers.

But with 11k games you know all this.

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6 minutes ago, atPrick__ said:

Game is centralized around Battleships, not sure why?

 

 

Because the original name for the game was World of Battleships and they make up the majority of the population. I wish I were kidding.

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Because big boat =s best boat?:fish_book:

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10 minutes ago, Snargfargle said:

CVs are limited to one, higher tier, or two mid-tier. DDs are limited to five per team. This leaves BBs and CA/CLs to fill up the rest of the slots. New players like BBs because they are tanky and do not evaporate at the first salvo. With BBs you don't have to learn much more than to point your nose at the enemy and you can fire from afar. The other types are harder to play as they have less armor and shorter range. BBs get boring though. My favorite ships are cruisers.

But with 11k games you know all this.

First off much props to you for all the great stuff u do on the forum your songs and poems are great . But I have to say that playing BB's is more than pointing your nose at the enemy and shooting from afar it's easy to play a BB but really hard to play it well .

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It's WoT on Water, yet..  the ijn killed not on the US but More so the Russians. Big boats, [edited] that....you want to sell crap....

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WoT on Water. ..

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Because we need something to shoot at what's easier to shoot at than a battleship sitting there:cap_yes:

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Over it..... Fix the Cvs make it correct.....

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18 minutes ago, w4spl3g said:

Because the original name for the game was World of Battleships and they make up the majority of the population. I wish I were kidding.

Plurality of the population.

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The reason why there are so many battleships is quite simple. They are easy to play for new players, they hit hard when aimed correctly and don't punish mistakes by the driver as much as destroyers or cruisers do. Plus you just had the French Battleships released, give it time, they will balance back out  in a week or two.

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7 minutes ago, atPrick__ said:

Over it..... Fix the Cvs make it correct.....

What do u propose ?

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Simple -- they don't die quickly. 

  • You can make an error and recover,
  • you can be in-game a long while instead of watching from the bottom of sea,
  • they can deal frightful amounts of damage, earning big XP and $$.
  • they are every schoolboys fantasy.  (Do kids still draw pictures of combat with red lines for shooting and flames?)

I'd like to see fewer, but right now the new French line has everyone grinding them...

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1 minute ago, iDuckman said:

Simple -- they don't die quickly. 

  • You can make an error and recover,
  • you can be in-game a long while instead of watching from the bottom of sea,
  • they can deal frightful amounts of damage, earning big XP and $$.
  • they are every schoolboys fantasy.  (Do kids still draw pictures of combat with red lines for shooting and flames?)

I'd like to see fewer, but right now the new French line has everyone grinding them...

So you want speed , fire power , concealment , smoke , torps , and more health ?

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10 minutes ago, clammboy said:

So you want speed , fire power , concealment , smoke , torps , and more health ?

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4 minutes ago, iDuckman said:

Wut?

 

Sorry perhaps I misread your quote .

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Because battleships and battlecruisers are the iconic warships of the game's timeframe. We still have aircraft carriers/destroyers, and heavy/light cruisers are a less well known ship type. Nothing says drama or intimidation like a capital ship with guns. 

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8 minutes ago, Battlecruiser_Kongo said:

Because battleships and battlecruisers are the iconic warships of the game's timeframe. We still have aircraft carriers/destroyers, and heavy/light cruisers are a less well known ship type. Nothing says drama or intimidation like a capital ship with guns. 

That's true. Just look at how many people visit battleships that are preserved as museum ships versus smaller ships. Of course, you can run a whole lot more people over a battleship per day than through a WWII submarine too.

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I honestly feel it's balanced between ship types. There are great DD and Cruiser captains out there and I salute each and every one of you guys. Honestly in my opinion the DD guys are the best. Nerves of steel. I play BBs because that is my skill level. Need to put in the time in other ships I know. Just Ghostdog's take.

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Just now, Snargfargle said:

That's true. Just look at how many people visit battleships that are preserved as museum ships versus smaller ships. Of course, you can run a whole lot more people over a battleship per day than through a WWII submarine too.

Hey Snarg. No new parodies lately?

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This BBaby likes that the game panders to him. Thanks WG!

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1 hour ago, clammboy said:

First off much props to you for all the great stuff u do on the forum your songs and poems are great . But I have to say that playing BB's is more than pointing your nose at the enemy and shooting from afar it's easy to play a BB but really hard to play it well .

Besides aircraft carriers I think that's true for every ship class.

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19 minutes ago, Ghostdog1355 said:

I honestly feel it's balanced between ship types. There are great DD and Cruiser captains out there and I salute each and every one of you guys. Honestly in my opinion the DD guys are the best. Nerves of steel. I play BBs because that is my skill level. Need to put in the time in other ships I know. Just Ghostdog's take.

There is a certain thrill to playing as a destroyer. Especially the Russian and American destroyers.

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1 hour ago, atPrick__ said:

Game is centralized around Battleships, not sure why?

 

 

Because BBs were a major focus of the Naval Arms Race that led up to WWI and into WWII.

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