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sbr2
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I got a new strat for tonight


Son, I am disappoint.


jefforize
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Yeah...I have a story ill share on steam. Trust me id of rather been playing coh2. Fml


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Saw this in the forums

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I think the game is quite well balanced, there are a few things that seem annoying, such as Molotov cocktail's pretty much make MG42s useless as a simple charge would take them out before you could suppress, Russians don't even have to flank.

The Russian light tanks come too early, you can't get the ammunition to equip PGs with panzerschrecks, and the light tanks are so accurate and mobile that Grenadiers get creamed. Paks can't counter as they are expensive and die to a single Molotov, additionally, unless you get an engine crit the firing arc is so narrow that the light tank just runs a ring around them till they are dead. The Russian heavy mortars with good MG protection are also really hard to overcome, Russians can get them early and sit them in the centre of the map with MG cover, your grenadiers can't flank them due to the MGs and they stop you from capturing most points, but the game changer for me has been the Russian snipers in APCs. Russians get them early, you can't close on them fast enough with grenadiers to destroy the APCs which forces you to buy a SdKfz which delays you getting a Panzer IV which costs you the game as you either lose too much ground or end up with a Panzer against a heavy.

Finally of course is the fact that the grenadiers rifle grenades are slow to set up making them often less effective than Molotov's and it takes 3 or 4 grenades to kill 6 conscripts in a building, (while it takes 1 Molotov to kill a grenadier team in the same building). All of this can be overcome, but it involves a whole heap of very fast micro management key spamming, jumping rapidly between your units. It also takes a degree of luck, there is nothing like getting hit with a light Russian tank, seconds after you spent the ammo your grenadiers needed to destroy the tank on a MG upgrade.

I love CoH, I love how you can balance your offensive, play your strengths, CoH 2 at the moment seems a little too fast paced, you need to micro manage your troops to win, but your always fighting at 2 or 3 points at the same time. If your not there to move as soon at that exact second the conscript reaches for the Molotov you lose 2 Grenadiers and the engagement. If your not there to move the second you hear the heavy mortar sound when capturing a point, you lose your whole unit and if your not set up once you hear the tank sound with at least 40 ammo and 2 units of Grenadiers to flank that light tank, you lose the lot.

So my argument is that there is balance, but its balanced for uber players who know all the hot keys and can give 20 commands to 5 units in 10 seconds. For us plain mortal players, Russians get better stuff, often earlier, for less cost.


jefforize
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Good read. Play today?


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Yes


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Image: http://cloud.steampowered.com/ugc/631910665071911345/807341E23DDA946A62B5482446FACC26B9336DCF/


I claimed a SU85 for my own! When I recrewed, it immediately turned around and started firing at something sooooooo far away


jefforize
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
holy shite

im on, fwiw


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Terrible timing Jeff, I'm taking a break was playing with the other two guys earlier. PG squad spam ftw


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread


jefforize
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Will be on for the night session within the hour probably


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Will be on shortly


sbr2
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jefforize
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
Another epic struggle and he goes afk :lol;


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
I had this armor column of two tigers, two panthers, and one P4 going for a while. It ended when a bunch of them got engine damage and wouldn't move past a teammates infantry (lol) and three of them got picked off.


sbr2
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
When you getting on?


jefforize
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Within 30 mins

dis uruguay italy match is exciting


jefforize
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jefforize
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re: Company of Heroes 2 Official Thread
paging sbr2
available to play tonight. no volleyball
last night for a while as im going on vacation for the 4th.

LEHH GETIT

i have a want to make it rain Incendiary mortar


Tom288
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So, is this game worth the $60 bucks. I have the original but never like paying full price, especially when it's the $60 console price, but the game looks damn good.

Regrets or is it worth the money?

For everyone that plays online, I've never really done that but I'm guessing you need a mic and probably headphones, right? Any recommendations?
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