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Maybe a rediculous small detail in the game in eyes of many players, and TBD Devastators certainly looked that way at some point in history.....but come on, in the game they look like part of a flying circus rather then serious warplanes in a war.

 

They did serve in WWII and looked far more serious then. For a very long time i wanted to adress that. If not WG wants to revisit their "flying circus" paint skin, could modstation not provide it ?

 

Anyone sharing this opinion ?

 

 

 

 

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These colours irritate me....it must have been peacetime painting. Why did WG choose this while we clearly enact large sea battles/ thus are at war ?

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That is what warplanes look like. Sea blue or grey agaisnt the sea and sky background. You dont want enemies to see you from the moon......( even though spotting is not paint dependend in this game )

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Have you ever seen:"Dive Bomber", or at least any pre-war USN camos?. Btw, in this game, who the hell cares about it

 

@ColonelPete that's a Northrop BT-1 (stll from the same movie)

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Too be honest i'd rather have the avenger as the devastators effectiveness wasn't great. apprently due to miss torpdeo not working doe.

The mark 13 one i think.

 

Not sure if they had different colour schemes, for squads, ships and whatever else.

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3 minutes ago, CptBarney said:

Too be honest i'd rather have the avenger as the devastators effectiveness wasn't great.

 

You can have them.

Just buy a :etc_swear:ton of lootboxes for Enterprise.

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They have their pre-WWI color scheme were detection was more important in case they had to do a emergency landing on sea.

Besides isnt it only on the Ranger as the upgrade option replacing the Martin T4Ms?

 

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Just now, El2aZeR said:

 

You can have them.

Just buy a :etc_swear:ton of lootboxes for Enterprise.

:Smile_trollface:

*Waves magic wand infront of el2azer*

give moneh pls.

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4 minutes ago, El2aZeR said:

You can have them.

Just buy a :etc_swear:ton of lootboxes for Enterprise.

:Smile_trollface:

:Smile_trollface:

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3 minuti fa, CptBarney ha scritto:

Not sure if they had different colour schemes, for squads, ships and whatever else.

They did. They had different colors for different ships (pre-war)

 

https://www.theerrolflynnblog.com/2015/12/19/warbirds-of-dive-bomber-the-big-eair-group-6/

 

From "Dive Bomber"

The Devastators

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The BT-1

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And my favourite: The SB2U Vindicator

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Oh, and the Big E is in the movie too 

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My point is featuring in battles ( = war ) should they have prewar ( = peacetime ) colours ?

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39 minutes ago, Beastofwar said:

My point is featuring in battles ( = war ) should they have prewar ( = peacetime ) colours ?

 

If only WoWS would be even remotely simulating naval warfare, yes... now it is more like a circus arena featuring some 'show' done with smoke and rocks.

 

War time paint schemes would be wholly appropriate if we were to battle on the Ocean Map! :Smile_honoring:

 

And BTW, ships shouldn't look like they do either....

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1 hour ago, CptBarney said:

Too be honest i'd rather have the avenger as the devastators effectiveness wasn't great. apprently due to miss torpdeo not working doe.

The mark 13 one i think.

 

Not sure if they had different colour schemes, for squads, ships and whatever else.

They're on the Lexington. If you want them.

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54 minutes ago, CptBarney said:

Mind you ill just wait for yorkie to arrive since she will have them anyways.

 

Or you can play hard mode Lexington to get them...

 

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edit: darn Ninja'd by Invicta

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1 hour ago, CptBarney said:

Too be honest i'd rather have the avenger as the devastators effectiveness wasn't great. apprently due to miss torpdeo not working doe.

The mark 13 one i think.

It's not as if the Avenger's performance was stellar in the beginning either.

 

Between inexperienced crews, lack of fighter cover and what may be the least reliable aerial torpedo of the war, it took a bit of time before the USN and USMC torpedo bomber squadrons hit their stride.

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Re: lairy colour schemes on warplanes - it could easily be a lot 'worse' (or 'glorious' depending on your point of view):

 

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Okay, not exactly naval, but you get my point...

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11 hours ago, Verblonde said:

Re: lairy colour schemes on warplanes - it could easily be a lot 'worse' (or 'glorious' depending on your point of view):

 

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Okay, not exactly naval, but you get my point...

Are these to be on the tier 4 German CV, oh yes please, lol

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it's funny how many people always remember only the Dreidecker, while Manfred got most of his kills on the Albatros

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also, Lothar's aircraft should be the 7th in the row; the one with the red stripe.

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I can see the OPs point the US did repaint their carrier aircraft into more suitable colours for wartime in 1940, although personally I don't find it too distracting.

 

Also considering some of the camouflage available for the ships themselves it's not too bad, after all some are pretty wacky and remind me of this scene:

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3 hours ago, wot_2016_gunner said:

it's funny how many people always remember only the Dreidecker, while Manfred got most of his kills on the Albatros

It'll be for similar reasons as to why people think the Battle of Britain was all about Spitfires...

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