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Who's jumping in? Not sure if my heart is ready for additional stress after reading all of the CV posts. What are you bringing to it? And please WG, whoever brings a Kitikaze to ranked, may they never receive a supercontainer again.

 

BTW, sleeper pick... RN LION

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Just now, Excuse_Maker said:

Who's jumping in? Not sure if my heart is ready for additional stress after reading all of the CV posts. What are you bringing to it? And please WG, whoever brings a Kitikaze to ranked, may they never receive a supercontainer again.

Couldn't care less. This update has completely sapped any desire I have to play the game.   I wish all those who decide to go for it good luck.

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I need ranked , just to get away from the cv crapshow .  It might make regular random battles better for a while . 

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5 minutes ago, Excuse_Maker said:

Who's jumping in? Not sure if my heart is ready for additional stress after reading all of the CV posts. What are you bringing to it? And please WG, whoever brings a Kitikaze to ranked, may they never receive a supercontainer again.

Are you joining in? This ranked season will be interesting. Looking forward to it though!

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3 minutes ago, Leopard_IX said:

Are you joining in? This ranked season will be interesting. Looking forward to it though!

I will, I have a horrible habit of going straight down to rank 5-8 and then hitting my skill wall and start playing the grinding game. I know with a certain number of games I could rank out but I usually nerd rage and quit around 150-170 games. maybe this Arms Race mode will change things somehow.

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1 minute ago, Excuse_Maker said:

I will, I have a horrible habit of going straight down to rank 5-8 and then hitting my skill wall and start playing the grinding game. I know with a certain number of games I could rank out but I usually nerd rage and quit around 150-170 games. maybe this Arms Race mode will change things somehow.

Just checking, but you do know that it is tier 9?

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2 minutes ago, Excuse_Maker said:

I will, I have a horrible habit of going straight down to rank 5-8 and then hitting my skill wall and start playing the grinding game. I know with a certain number of games I could rank out but I usually nerd rage and quit around 150-170 games. maybe this Arms Race mode will change things somehow.

I need to grind my Alsace and Izumo towards T10.    Not sure how they'll fare in Ranked, but we'll see.   

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Just now, Excuse_Maker said:

yes.

I was asking this because it seems you don't have any tier 9s.

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5 minutes ago, DiddleDum said:

I need to grind my Alsace and Izumo towards T10.    Not sure how they'll fare in Ranked, but we'll see.   

Ha, I’m grinding the Izumo and FDG.

I’m actually enjoying the Izumo tho. Ugly as s**t but fun. 

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17 minutes ago, Excuse_Maker said:

Who's jumping in? Not sure if my heart is ready for additional stress after reading all of the CV posts. What are you bringing to it? And please WG, whoever brings a Kitikaze to ranked, may they never receive a supercontainer again.

 

BTW, sleeper pick... RN LION

Why Kitakaze?

Season flag this time? At what rank?

In any case; interest is actually quite low; ‘Arms Race,’ = huge turn off, especially with Tier 9 and with this CV mess going on.

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22 minutes ago, Excuse_Maker said:

BTW, sleeper pick... RN LION

Same here. Only planning on running my premium Bbs though. Even then, Musashi is on the bench until I see a considerable BB meta develop. Lion might be fantastic because you dont jave to switch ammo types to deal with DDs.

 

Basically Missouri and Mr Bart will be my starters, and Musashi and Lion for backup

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Bringing

BBs- Jean B, Missouri and Musashi 

Cruisers - Ibuki, Kron, St Lou.  Trying to decide if I want to buy back Dom and Neptune...

DDs - Jutland, Yug, Fletcher, Chung Mu .. thinking of buying back Kitakaze, but would have to move Hug captain ( since IFHE captain requires heavy build) - would cost 450 doubloons to move back later.

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1 minute ago, _1204_ said:

Same here. Only planning on running my premium Bbs. Even then Musashi is on the bench until I see a considerable BB meta develop. Lion might be fantastic because you dont jave to switch ammo types to deal with DDs.

 

Basically Missouri and Mr Bart will be my starters, and Musashi and Lion for backup

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22 minutes ago, megahugenoob said:

Couldn't care less. This update has completely sapped any desire I have to play the game.   I wish all those who decide to go for it good luck.

this patch is a legit competition to my other arcade fishing game such as bird of prey-WT

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2 minutes ago, Panzer1113 said:

Bringing

BBs- Jean B, Missouri and Musashi 

Cruisers - Ibuki, Kron, St Lou.  Trying to decide if I want to buy back Dom and Neptune...

DDs - Jutland, Yug, Fletcher, Chung Mu .. thinking of buying back Kitakaze, but would have to move Hug captain ( since IFHE captain requires heavy build) - would cost 450 doubloons to move back later.

Do it now. All respecing is free and you might rank out before that ends...:cap_yes:

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6 minutes ago, GrandAdmiral_2016 said:

Do it now. All respecing is free and you might rank out before that ends...:cap_yes:

It's not free to switch captains from ship to ship though. 

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Already with the special upgrades, fully rigged with signals and with premium consumables:

HMS Lion, Kronshtadt, Dimitri Donskoi and HMS Jutland.

I might give a chance to USS Seattle, HMS Neptune and Musashi. 

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15 minutes ago, Estimated_Prophet said:

‘Arms Race,’ = huge turn off, especially with Tier 9 and with this CV mess going on.

Well, T9 excludes the CV mess from Ranked. There is that.

But, I regard the Arms Race mode as nonsensical, so my interest is likewise low.

I'll stay in Ranked this time as long as three conditions remain met:

1. Get enough steel to allow me to choose between Stalingrad and Bourgogne (already have enough for Stalingrad, only have to advance 1 Rank from start for enough for Bourgogne)

2. Remain successful and surprise myself and find it enjoyable

3. Continue to find it preferable to "CV Madness"

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17 minutes ago, USS_Taylor_Swift said:

It's not free to switch captains from ship to ship though. 

Yes I do believe it is free to retrain captains, because I have been doing just that. Try it for yourself!

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Let me preface this by saying I suck epically. However some people need a memo that you can't just hang at the rear. I guess everyone is in star saving mode? :cap_book:

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23 minutes ago, CptRemy said:

Yes I do believe it is free to retrain captains, because I have been doing just that. Try it for yourself!

You've switched captains from tech tree ships to other tech tree ships for free? If that's true, is definitely  interesting. 

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5 minutes ago, USS_Taylor_Swift said:

You've switched captains from tech tree ships to other tech tree ships for free? If that's true, is definitely  interesting. 

I think we’re talking of the same thing here.

for example, last night I unlocked the FDG, so I took my Bismarck captain and fully retrained him on the FDG and it didn’t cost anything.

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