Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

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Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby Mako » Fri 17 May 2013 23:02

(I'm talking like, you see it in less than 5% of games)

For me its got to be the Su-27. This thing has 12 missiles, 6 with medium range, 6 short range, all with high fire rate. It isn't the Mig-31m, its not a tomcat, but it will slaughter hordes of anything else, and will win against tomcats in non 1v1s. With era bonus you get 4 per deck, and with my 6 Mig-27Ks I wrench air superiority away from the capitalists!

So anyways, T4R.
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Postby trotskygrad » Fri 17 May 2013 23:15

Mako wrote:(I'm talking like, you see it in less than 5% of games)

For me its got to be the Su-27. This thing has 12 missiles, 6 with medium range, 6 short range, all with high fire rate. It isn't the Mig-31m, its not a tomcat, but it will slaughter hordes of anything else, and will win against tomcats in non 1v1s. With era bonus you get 4 per deck, and with my 6 Mig-27Ks I wrench air superiority away from the capitalists!

So anyways, T4R.


uh no the Su-27 is insane, I see it every game and it's in every one of my soviet decks

for me it's probably the scimitar.
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Postby Flupp1 » Fri 17 May 2013 23:19

this small french mortar wheel tank thingy, dont even know the name right now but i loved it in EE and still do in ALB
not many use it, mand good alternatived but i like it

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Re: Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby Hidden Gunman » Fri 17 May 2013 23:19

Afghanski...

For those moments when a bunch of truck or helo inf suddenly appear near a spawn point and you have 160 points spare, or when you need lots of short term stunning to push onto an objective.

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I would also add that little cheapie Sov recce jeep with the grenade launcher. Survivability zip, and there are better recce assets, but yesterday I motored one into an opposition starting zone and took out 2 MLRS and a FOB.
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Re: Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby Coffee_Zombie » Fri 17 May 2013 23:25

The OT 1800 goddamn gorgeous little guy good acc good AP and you get a fair number for max vet which is a must.

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Postby cphoenix » Fri 17 May 2013 23:26

Flupp1 wrote:this small french mortar wheel tank thingy, dont even know the name right now but i loved it in EE and still do in ALB
not many use it, mand good alternatived but i like it


Serval? Tried it but don't like it. The French need to constantly move and honestly I CBF to keep those cardboard boxes alive so close to the front. Besides, the AuF line is niiiiice.
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Re: Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby I WUB PUGS » Fri 17 May 2013 23:31

Scimitar and Mirage III.

Scimitar is a good recon platform and it can kill light vehicles easily enough. I use all of the Mirage III's, not just the SF which seems like more people use.
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Postby cphoenix » Fri 17 May 2013 23:34

Aye, Mirage 3 is a lovely plane. The huge downside is that the SF seems like they ripped out the ECM in favour of MOAR BOOM!
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Re: Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby [EUG]MadMat » Fri 17 May 2013 23:40

Mi-2 Gniewosz!!

Nobody seems to understand how OP it is! 8-)
And since I've made sure it was balanced to fit to my playstyle style 'avec panache', I'll also make sure we will never fix it! :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Whats a unit you love, that no one else uses?

Postby Brutoni » Fri 17 May 2013 23:42

Scorpion!!!!!

I love those bad boys :). Fast. Good range. Can be a good recon platform if you choose. Keep up with Leo 2A4's which is just wicked :)

EDIT:

Just a shame you get 1 slot for them. So maximum of 12 which you really have to take as more veteran might make them accurate but without the quality of quantity (Stalin would be proud, although I had a quick look the other day and can't find a good source proving he said this. Nearest I can find is in Marxist theoretical principles) they are useless.

Would be nice to have 2 slots to use. Probably won't happen though :(
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