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Increasing Your Chances of Winning

Increasing Your Chances of Winning

There have been a few posts about how to win--everything from being an expert on WWII (Ha!) to being brave (Ha again).

One of the key things I've found is to keep an eye on the big picture--be aware of the larger situation.  It means checking the map view often, watch where your units are, where your team's units are, and where the enemy is and what they're doing.  Think ahead.  Keep ships moving, don't leave them behind.  Don't micro-manage repairs, just set on full flood control and leave it.  Watch your aiming point in ship vs ship fighting (won't give you my secrets here--you figure them out).

And for last, try not to play with noobs on your side!

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Re: Increasing Your Chances of Winning

Another thing to increase your chances of winning is to work together. Even when you have a noob in your team, don't yell at him (unless he's a prick or he's called Tipsy ag ) but try to help him instead. Adjust your strategy to every possible scenario. Launch well co-ordinated attack waves and use the subs in your advantage to scare the shit of your opponents, and never give up the fighting spirit.

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I agree, team coordination is very important.  Another thing to remember in bb vs bb fighting is to fight from your bb when engaging a bb.  I've seen many players go down because they rely on AI for thier bb and fight the opposing bb with a dd or cl.  The bb opponent just blows away the bb while the other guy zips around clueless in a dd.

Yes, it's amazing how panicky some players get when a sub is near.  I've seen jap players on sibuyan take yamato and musashi and hide in far away corners.

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Hehe, subs can be very scaring when used properly ag

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yet when I play: D

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