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Is the Tiger fun to play?


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Poll: Is the Tiger fun to play? (220 members have cast votes)

Do you find the Tiger 1 fun?

  1. Yes and I have played other heavy tanks (71 votes [38.59%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 38.59%

  2. Yes and it is my first heavy tank (56 votes [30.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 30.43%

  3. No (57 votes [30.98%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 30.98%

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sweenytodd #41 Posted Oct 09 2010 - 04:43

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my impression of the tiger is best described by a three days grace line:

"Somebody help me through this nightmare
I can't control myself
Somebody wake me from this nightmare
I can't escape this hell"

sweenytodd #42 Posted Oct 09 2010 - 22:16

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tiger is fun to play if you get the second gun, but that 28k to get to the good gun makes me stand by my statement

TigerHawk #43 Posted Oct 10 2010 - 04:35

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I'm almost done grinding the exp for it on my VK36 and I'm not planning to take the Tiger into any battles until I have the long 88mm and maybe the final engine. I already spent the 23k exp in the VK36 for it's best engine which is the second best for the Tiger so that is out of the way at least.

It doesn't seem like you need the track upgrade either to use the new turret + long 88 as the default tracks come at like 54/58 weight/limit.

I'm hoping the 5.5 update is out before I get in it too so I don't have to worry about the fabled module damage issues everyone seems to be having. If you look at the update info it says the turret ring hitbox on the tiger is being shrunken down and there are "numerous other vehicle tweaks/fixes/balances" or something like that. I'm hoping the rest of the issues are included in there.

I've done a lot of escorts of Tigers and they never really seem to have problems unless the pilot is stupid like camping the top of a hill making him an easy target or trying to snipe on a slope where he can't shoot anyone 60m or closer cause the barrel won't go that low lol.

Honestly can't wait to get into mine. I'm not expecting it to be omg awesome. I've killed enough to know it is average at best. But it is an iconic vehicle and even though it is basically a box with a turret ontop, I like it.

SeraphicRadiance #44 Posted Oct 10 2010 - 14:05

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The Tiger is more of a heavy-medium than a true heavy. If you have a competent crew, if you only have the 650 HP engine along with the tracks, you are STILL fairly maneuverable, although slow. Your large HP pool is there mainly to cover mistakes, but is a decent enough sponge.

It's strength comes in it's MAGICAL 88mm long gun. You can actually finally semi-reliably engage EVERYTHING on the battlefield (granted, you have to aim for weak spots tiers 8+). I have a rammer and enhanced gun layer, and the chance of missing a shot is virtually none, if I can aim properly; auto aim can even take care of that too, even that is accurate in this thing.

I do agree in that it being a heavy, it's role is a little obscure than what you'd like to think of when a Tiger is thought of, but it works. But personally, I love this tank. You don't have the ability to LOL on everything, similar to the IS, so you must develop an intelligent playstyle.

Finchy #45 Posted Oct 10 2010 - 17:43

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Here's my thoughts. The Tiger 1 Is horrible all it does is waste money and you rarly make money at all. With my KV and vk306h I was making millions and with this tiger which I have been using for over a month I have been stuck  around 400k without making much progress at all, granted I usually die 2/3 of the time so sure I will admit I am not the greatest tanker but still this tank blows. I am almost debating giving up on it because I need another 80k XP for the Tiger II and that is going to take a while to get and just play the KV and go the russian rout.

NEMESIS #46 Posted Oct 11 2010 - 13:16

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I remember this tank fondly first heavy i played now on my is7/is4/kt but thats the one tank i remember the most fondly once i had 100% skill and maxed it out it was a blast to play almost on every match i used to get 3-4 kills easily killing is`s and sometimes taking out the ocasional is3 it excelled at close quarter battles like himmlesdorf and particually ensk unfortunately didn`t make any money on it even when killing 5 tanks and damaging another 2-3 thus doing a great game i`d make at most 2-3k profit but as far as pure pleasure of driving it that was the one

Of course this was about a month and half ago before the patch heard it got nerfed ever since at least the acceleration(which i really loved about it and helped me score so many kills) and possibly other things.




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