World of Warships Enters Open Beta!

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  1. Business6

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    I wouldn't even think about subs being brought into the game for real until next year at the earliest.

    With the spotting changes in 8.0.3 even a Khab doesn't get spotted from air until 3.6km and you can absolutely shit on planes because of this as they won't be able to get away from defensive fire set ups from the likes of the Kidd, Gearing, Groz, etc. I've lost entire squadrons before the opposing destroyer was rendered.
     
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  2. Digital Viper-X-

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    I should have been dead(saved by detonation)

     
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  3. TechLarry

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    Ok, after watching all the Kill Squad video’s on YT, I’ve come to a conclusion..,,,,

    Division play needs to be taken out of ranked.

    That is all. Resume ships work.....
     
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    There are no divs in the full ranked season, just the sprints I thought.
     
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    I thought I saw Divs... I'll keep an eye out.
     
  6. schizrade

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    Getting used to the Buffalo. It can really put out some damage when I have support from BBs, but I cant skirt around like the other cruisers. So slow to turn... I have to train myself to hang back and be patient. But man that radar. Pop it near the cap and watch all the team fire just light them all up. lol. Its especially fun when I get tiered down, they are not expecting radar.

    But I am not a fan overall of T9/10 play lately. Its just a camp fest on most games, an the BBs just sit at the back of the map. I gotta try ranked.
     
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  7. Digital Viper-X-

    Digital Viper-X- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Finally, done. With a few hours to spare... hardest & closest call to NOT ranking out

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  9. Dayaks

    Dayaks [H]ardness Supreme

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    Try spotter plane if you are running solo/randoms. DDs usually get themselves killed without radar anyways.
     
  10. schizrade

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    So swap Radar for spotter and keep hydro?
     
  11. schizrade

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    I need more freexp...
     
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  12. Digital Viper-X-

    Digital Viper-X- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'm at like 2.4m :p After the carrier update, considering I had all of the carriers.(I was at 1.2ish m before)

    Never! heathen
     
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  13. schizrade

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    Yeah I kind of like the radar and hydro.
     
  14. Dayaks

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    Try it before you bash it. There’s enough radar and CVs already for spotting dds...

    I heard Alaska is inconsistent with her guns. I’ll watch some streams but I don’t care for being at the mercy of rng.
     
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    Digital Viper-X- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If there are enough CVs why bother with a spotter ;P I'd rather have smoke piercing radar !
     
  16. schizrade

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    I have spotting planes on all my 8 and under cruisers, radar seem more effective vs smoke. Ill try it tonight though. Nothing to lose.
     
  17. Business6

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    Not that you need my endorsement on the Alaska but here's my endorsement of the Alaska
     
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  18. schizrade

    schizrade [H]ardness Supreme

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    Wait... did you just fucking delete a Yamato with an American Cruiser?

    Jesus
     
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  19. Digital Viper-X-

    Digital Viper-X- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Got one game in before work :) Will be a fun evening as I learn how to play it ;P
     
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  20. Business6

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    Some Musashi, some Yamato but yes sir


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    A bunch more lying around somewhere, lol. It's fun

    I wish you luck. The Henri, Conq and Harugumos will be out in force. RNCLs do an immense amount of damage to the Alaska very, very quickly as well.
     
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  21. schizrade

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    I love up close brawlers. With the random play so stagnant, I am always trying to flush out camping CAs, this is the ship to do it in.

    Only need another 700k FXP... :sadface:
    Just dont have the time to grind that kind of FXP.
     
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  22. schizrade

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    Its in the store for... $80.
    Ill grind it out, lol.
     
  23. TechLarry

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    I made it to 10 :)

    I’ve been sick so I haven’t really been able to play much.

    11-12 hour work days have t helped.
     
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  24. TechLarry

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    I have about 600k saved up. I am NOT spending a dime on xp conversion at the current rip off rates. We shouldn’t have to fucking pay to convert it anyway, but that’s another soapbox....
     
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    It has to prove to me to be a lot better than Big Mo before I bite.
     
  26. Digital Viper-X-

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    I had 1.2m or so before the carrier change over, I burned through a few of the free xp flags ;P after the carrier change it was over 2m
     
  27. TechLarry

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    I have 3-4 million convertible Xperia tired up, but I’m not doing anything with it until the next conversion rate sale. Maybe not even then.
     
  28. Digital Viper-X-

    Digital Viper-X- [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Dude, I am liking it so far :) 4 games in, getting the hang of it, I thought about going double rudder as well, given that CVs are always around and concealment is non-existent with them there.
     
  29. schizrade

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    Payouts seem much lower in 8.1
    I assume they adjusted them?
     
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  31. Digital Viper-X-

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    Doesn't seem like it for me, maybe your premium ran out :p ?
     
  32. schizrade

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    Lol no I'm good.

    Just had a few good games, payouts are fine.
     
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  33. TechLarry

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    I was hoping for something like this, since I can never seem to find enough clan members to battle, but JC Wargamming. Could you have made it any more fucking complicated?

    https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/common/naval-battle-clans-competition/

    Naval Battle: Clans Competition
    02/18/201936340


    We welcome a new event for Clans to come together and earn valuable resources every week!

    If you and your clanmates get past the qualifying Preparation mission during the week, you will be able to pit yourselves against other Clans in a ‘Clan Battles’ format at the weekend. Win these Engagements and earn stars by completing special missions to take home the biggest possible haul of resources!

    What’s in it for my Clan?DurationClan RegistrationPreparationEngagementRewardsDetails

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    Up until now it has been possible to earn Oil as a reward for completing combat missions, challenges, and events, or to obtain it from containers. But with Update 0.8.0 comes another way – the Naval Battle competition.

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    • The mission conditions depend on the total size of the Clan.
    • It can be completed from Monday till Thursday in battles of any type, except for Training Battles.
    • The maximum Contribution of each player is limited. Thus, the more active players you have, the easier it will be to achieve the common goal.
    • You can check the progress of the common mission completion, as well as your Contribution towards it, in the Preparation tab in the Naval Battle section. There you can see the date and time until which it’s possible to complete the combat mission.
    • The common combat mission is divided into several parts, the completion of which will bring you Oil.
    Once your Clan has completed the mission, a message will be displayed confirming its successful completion. If the Clan doesn't fully complete the mission, it will not receive access to the next stage. However, it will still earn Oil for the progress that's been made.

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    The Clan objective is to surpass its opponent by the number of stars earned for completing the missions on the table.

    To start completing the missions, players need to enter the Naval Battles section in the Clan tab, and confirm their participation in the competition by pressing the “Count Attempts” button. From that moment, their attempts will be counted as part of the common result of the Clan.

    Note that the series of battles counted in the Engagement can be interrupted at any time. If you quit an unfinished battle and interrupt the series of battles by pressing the 'Count Attempt's button, the result of this battle will still be counted as an attempt.

    If a player completes a mission, they acquire a star for their Clan, which gains the Clan access to a more complicated mission. An attempt is spent on each battle regardless of its result. Each player has ten attempts only for an Engagement.

    An Engagement can end with a victory, draw, or defeat. The result determines the amount of Oil and number of special rating points the Clan receives. These points affect the selection of opponents for the Engagement. The Clan’s rating can be checked out in the relevant tab of the Naval Battle section. This is a non-decreasing rating, the increase of which depends on the success of the Clan in the competition during the Engagement stage.

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  34. schizrade

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    I thought this was a game, not a seconds career. lol
     
  35. TechLarry

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    LOL. I understand the feeling nearly 5000 battles and 150 ships later :)
     
  36. schizrade

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    Sometimes, you just cannot carry it... This encapsulates most of the games I played this weekend.

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  37. TechLarry

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    Some games you need 12 kills to carry. Especially on weekends :)
     
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  38. schizrade

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    lol

    You just weep a little.
     
  39. TechLarry

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    For those that have played the new Russian BB's....

    Which one's are play through, and which one's are free XP through?

    I think it's T6 that I heard is horrible, and you should just Free-XP past it. Is that accurate?