Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby Mike » Mon 27 Mar 2017 05:49

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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby hansbroger » Mon 27 Mar 2017 17:39

FrangibleCover wrote:
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I noticed this flash past while going over the stream again. This is extremely interesting IMO, the Hawker Typhoon is the iconic rocket firing aircraft of the Second World War (No, Russia, the IL-2 is famous for PTABs). If it's armed with bombs in Steel Division, that may imply there are no rockets in the game at all.

Given that that seems to only be a single 500lb bomb I wonder if the Tiffy is going to be a dive bomber.


May just be an armament option, we saw that you could bring HE and napalm loadouts on the same mosquito airframe so I'm just holding out hope that they have a menagerie of armament options for each given airframe they put in.

My hope is that they don't repeat the air loadouts regime from RD/ALB, the loadout variety on the mosquitos in stream gives be hope there'll be more freedom in that respect.
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby FrangibleCover » Mon 27 Mar 2017 17:52

Mike wrote:Don't assume!

No assumptions, only supposition.

hansbroger wrote:
FrangibleCover wrote:
Tiffybomber.JPG

I noticed this flash past while going over the stream again. This is extremely interesting IMO, the Hawker Typhoon is the iconic rocket firing aircraft of the Second World War (No, Russia, the IL-2 is famous for PTABs). If it's armed with bombs in Steel Division, that may imply there are no rockets in the game at all.

Given that that seems to only be a single 500lb bomb I wonder if the Tiffy is going to be a dive bomber.

May just be an armament option, we saw that you could bring HE and napalm loadouts on the same mosquito airframe so I'm just holding out hope that they have a menagerie of armament options for each given airframe they put in.

My hope is that they don't repeat the air loadouts regime from RD/ALB, the loadout variety on the mosquitos in stream gives be hope there'll be more freedom in that respect.

The napalm Mossies were separately named as the Mosquito Pathfinder, presumably in representation of the Pathfinder squadrons that used a variety of bombers to drop incendiaries onto targets during British night raids to create fires for the Strategic Bombers to home in on. I'd be interested to see evidence of Mosquitos using napalm in daylight tactical support missions over Europe.

The fact that there are two different names for the same aircraft makes me think that the name game from ALB/RD is back but the criterion for what's in a name might be somewhat relaxed. We might receive a 'Rocket Typhoon'. Equally, the British rocket carrier might be a Beaufighter or a Swordfish or something. The worst case scenario is that Britain doesn't get rockets because the French Tiffy has rockets and, of course, we can't duplicate loadouts :lol: :mrgreen: .
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby Bougnas » Mon 27 Mar 2017 17:53

That would be the ultimate troll.
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Postby D-M » Mon 27 Mar 2017 17:58

Don't worry. Everything 's going to be okay.
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby Shrike » Mon 27 Mar 2017 19:08

In the stream I saw what appeared to be a R35.

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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby Spielführer » Mon 27 Mar 2017 19:15

[EUG]MadMat wrote:
FrangibleCover wrote:SPW 240s (Panhard armoured car)

SPW 204(f) to be precise ... ;)

Pz.Spw. P 204 (f) (w/5 cm Kwk L 42) to be more precise :) :lol:
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby hansbroger » Mon 27 Mar 2017 19:39

Spielführer wrote:
[EUG]MadMat wrote:
FrangibleCover wrote:SPW 240s (Panhard armoured car)

SPW 204(f) to be precise ... ;)

Pz.Spw. P 204 (f) (w/5 cm Kwk L 42) to be more precise :) :lol:


Where is my Pz.Spw P 204 (F) (w/5.0 cm Kwk L60) French Bias!?
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby Object199 » Tue 28 Mar 2017 20:47

OP updated with information from today´s blog entry.
http://www.eugensystems.com/steel-divis ... ree-phase/

Edit: Added several Cromwells, Typhoon AT, AB Sniper and some other stuff to the 6th Airborne, added 12. SS-Panzer with tank tab, added 116. Panzer and french 2e Blindée.
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Re: Units, stats and divisions from the PDX stream

Postby eMeM » Thu 30 Mar 2017 11:11

FrangibleCover wrote:
Tiffybomber.JPG

I noticed this flash past while going over the stream again. This is extremely interesting IMO, the Hawker Typhoon is the iconic rocket firing aircraft of the Second World War (No, Russia, the IL-2 is famous for PTABs). If it's armed with bombs in Steel Division, that may imply there are no rockets in the game at all.

Given that that seems to only be a single 500lb bomb I wonder if the Tiffy is going to be a dive bomber.

After the stream showing off the deck creation we can safely say that there is nothing to worry about here, there is bomb armed "Typhoon" and rocket armed "Typhoon AT" available for that division.

(at least I hope they showed that, I haven't actually watched the stream)
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