Author Topic: Nerf Panzer III!  (Read 85 times)

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Nerf Panzer III!
« on: 11-09-2019, 06:09:50 »
Nerf Panzer III, the other day I was shooting it in the ass with an anti-tank rifle and threw sticky bombs at it but it refused to die!
I was told before that it's normal for the Sherman to deflect anti-tank rifle shots to the ass, which I still doubt to be true mind you, but the Panzer III too? c'mon! I refuse to believe it.

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Re: Nerf Panzer III!
« Reply #1 on: 11-09-2019, 16:09:17 »
AT rifles are only doing their job against light armor like Pz II and Vickers tankette. Even lighter vehicles like APCs and other transporets are OK targets too, but heavier armor is simply impenetrable.

If you have any good sources stating that Shermans and Pz IIs were easily penetrated by AT rifles, please post them :)

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Re: Nerf Panzer III!
« Reply #2 on: 11-09-2019, 16:09:28 »
Nerf Panzer III, the other day I was shooting it in the ass with an anti-tank rifle and threw sticky bombs at it but it refused to die!
I was told before that it's normal for the Sherman to deflect anti-tank rifle shots to the ass, which I still doubt to be true mind you, but the Panzer III too? c'mon! I refuse to believe it.
Armor values in FH2 are based on the real thing and Panzer III is actually better armored than Panzer IV for example, just like it was in real life. Panzer IIi's rear armor is better than its side armor (when it's usually not the case on other tanks) and AT rifles were mostly obsolete already in 1941. Not to mention that sticky bomb was pretty much improvised anti tank weapon introduced in case of possible German invasion on the British Islands expected in 1940. It was dangerous to use and not very effective.

You refuse to believe it? Who cares, you may believe in Earth being flat if you want to, but I suggest reading a book.