Whats up with the Piat? -1 reply

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KleenexMan

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#1 14 years ago

Today while playing on Goodwood as the Allies, I encountered a Stug3....and I was luckily armed with a piat. I was behind the stug and lower than it due to the hills and such on this map. I had a good aim on the bottom reat plate of armour on the stug.:0wned: I thought. I fired and.........nothing. No smoke, a hit alert....but nothing else. So I figured lag and fired again. Nothing...no smoke at all. So the stug finaly realises its being fired at and by the time its side is facing me im reloaded. I aim at the tracks and fire. Nothing....absolutely no smoke or anything. I have 1 round left and follow the stug untill he stops and fire my last round into the engine of the stug and once again........nothing. This is kinda weird. I myself have gotten 1sk on stug sides with piats untill the recent version. BTW I just realised I posted this in the wrong forums so move if its needed thx.




Artie Bucco

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#2 14 years ago
KleenexManToday while playing on Goodwood as the Allies, I encountered a Stug3....and I was luckily armed with a piat. I was behind the stug and lower than it due to the hills and such on this map. I had a good aim on the bottom reat plate of armour on the stug.:0wned: I thought. I fired and.........nothing. No smoke, a hit alert....but nothing else. So I figured lag and fired again. Nothing...no smoke at all. So the stug finaly realises its being fired at and by the time its side is facing me im reloaded. I aim at the tracks and fire. Nothing....absolutely no smoke or anything. I have 1 round left and follow the stug untill he stops and fire my last round into the engine of the stug and once again........nothing. This is kinda weird. I myself have gotten 1sk on stug sides with piats untill the recent version.

probably lag or a messed up hitspot. I hit stugs on the side with the PIAT and it always clips them.




Ohioan

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#3 14 years ago

Same here.




Sputty

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#4 14 years ago

Always go for the side, tracks, or the top. There's only a few cases otherwise. The PIVH, when it's finished with coding, will be one of those cases, but the tracks are the safest bet. Some tanks, like Tigers, require top hits to be truly effective.




[SYN] hydraSlav

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#5 14 years ago

Piats haven't changed and still kill Stugs from sides in 1 shot. Must have been some massive packetloss on a server?




[SYN] Ace

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#6 14 years ago

I've had the same thing happen on occasion.




axkgkadragon

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#7 14 years ago

btw....host your own server then try it....see if the results are the same....




Guest

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#8 14 years ago

Also worth noting, The Piat is spring loaded, so there is no smoke exhaust created by the rocket.




Artie Bucco

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#9 14 years ago
Iron-SpearAlso worth noting, The Piat is spring loaded, so there is no smoke exhaust created by the rocket.

Yeah which makes it particularly nasty in urban areas and other ambush spots.




Frederf

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#10 14 years ago

The AT hit detection on the rear of Stugs is very iffy, firing at the sides is very sure-shot.