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    Wrong on two counts: 1: The modern Iowas had...

    Wrong on two counts:

    1: The modern Iowas had anti-ship missiles (Harpoons) just like the DDGs and CG/CGNs.


    2: Have you checked out the warhead size of a modern ASM vs the armor on a Iowa?...
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    Musashi was actually sunk before the battle by...

    Musashi was actually sunk before the battle by USN air strikes on the run into the Samar Island area. After suffering this loss (among others), the Japanese battleship force turned around to exit the...
  3. Well, the Tone class raison d'etre was to launch ...

    Well, the Tone class raison d'etre was to launch and recover seaplanes, and in fact were classified as "seaplane cruisers" rather than heavy cruisers (they did not build them without rear turrets...
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    Affirmative. The F6F had the best kill death...

    Affirmative. The F6F had the best kill death ratio of any American aircraft in WWII at 19:1. The P-38 was, however, the primary of America's Ace of Aces Richard Bong (40 kills) and runner up Thomas...
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    They could have achieved fun AND gameplay...

    They could have achieved fun AND gameplay balance, and still made things more historically plausible. This is not a WWII flight or sub simulation, so obviously no one expects the same fidelity here...
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    Not true. Historically in the period covered by...

    Not true. Historically in the period covered by Battlestations: Midway. US Navy F4Fs shot down 17 IJN fighters (3 A5M4s and 14 A6M2s) killing 16 pilots, while only losing 10 F4Fs and 7 pilots in...
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    Japanese Damage Control (or lack of it) played a...

    Japanese Damage Control (or lack of it) played a major part in their defeat at Midway. The Japanese in World War II were dedicated to the doctrine of the "offensive" above all else. The standard...
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    Interestingly IRL, the Lexington and Akagi were...

    Interestingly IRL, the Lexington and Akagi were both equipped with 8" guns in case they had to take on enemy destroyers or cruisers . .
  9. Thread: Patch news

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    Sticky: It seems several joysticks (Thrustmaster Cougar,...

    It seems several joysticks (Thrustmaster Cougar, Saitek X-52) are not recognized at all.
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    Umm, no. Point A: "Kamikaze" (Japanese meaning...

    Umm, no.

    Point A: "Kamikaze" (Japanese meaning "Divine Wind" a reference to a Tsunami which save Japan from a Mongol invasion) refers specifically to the Japanese "Special Attack" Units, the first...
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    The simple solution is to just reduce the number...

    The simple solution is to just reduce the number of planes and ships available at airbases, shipyards, and carriers (say by about half). Most people never come close to running out at the current...
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    Damage control should be a bit slower in general,...

    Damage control should be a bit slower in general, and in repairing turrets and engineering systems. IRL, damage to turret or an engine plant could take hours to repair, if it was repairable at all....
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    BSM is not a sim by any stretch of the...

    BSM is not a sim by any stretch of the imagination (more of a semi-historical real time strategy), but it is alot more fun than Pacific Storm in my opinion. Pacific Storm is too obviously a...
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    Ditto on the sound here. It is very "weak." I do...

    Ditto on the sound here. It is very "weak." I do not know how else to describe it. Plus, it seems the wrong sounds are being emphasized. Music, crew voices, shell splashes, and environmentals come...
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    I cannot get the game to recognize my Cougar at...

    I cannot get the game to recognize my Cougar at all.
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    Quite nice! I count three skinpacks so far...

    Quite nice!

    I count three skinpacks so far (French, Danish, and Spanish); any more countries planned?
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