FNG / Fresh Meat
- May 31, 2006
Which variant of the SdKfz 251 would you most like to see added to the game?
Haven't the devs stated that they will not (or can not) add a flamethrower? That was why I didn't include the 251/16.If it is as brutal as in CMBB I vote for 251/21.
But this poll lacks of many variations as the 251/16 FT or the 20mm but this is a must thread.
I'm fairly sure that the 15mm version was the most common, they used the old guns aquired when the Luftwaffe switched to 20mm and mounted them in a modified naval pedastal. It's my understanding that they were used primarily in the ground fire role in spite of having been originally designed for low altitude anti-aircraft support. In the 45th Panzer Division every armour reconnaissance group and every company in the panzergrenadier battalions was equipped with 3 units. So I'm not sure how rare they were. I couldn't find any production numbers.Yeah sweet weapon...chasing routed troops I ve done half batallion casualties. But remember its only avaivable on late war and only on certain months of 44...I think its a variant with very few unit released. I think the 20mm is more common...anyway the main purpose of both were AA duties and in this game can be Anti-Infantry...but as the game is limited to 32 players I think its too powerfull unless they rise the limit.
In a combined arms battle with no tanks around, the sdkfz 251/21 would be the most powerful by far. Three 15mm guns firing HE rounds at 700 rounds per minute is some serious firepower against infantry and light vehicles.i bet this poll is because of my comments on the update forum huh?
why don't people pick the most powerfull ( 251/22) or isn't it? such vehicles could lead to nice infantry battles without having those annoying tanks ruling the field, plus it could make the sdkfz 251 actually "USEFULL"!
I didn't forget it, I just feel it's not appropriate. 28cm HE and 32cm incendiary rockets are way outside the scope of this game. In addition it also had a minimum range of 300m.You forgot the Sdkfz 251/1 Wurfrahmen40:
Well, I'm sure the 251/20 with an infrared searchlight would be great for night battles. But then we'd need the Panther with the FG1250 IR Scope. Then people would complain because the Russians would have no chance at all...Because Telephone service and InfraRed is soooo important in RO...