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|Subject: Rod's BF3 Tank Strategy Guide, Part2||Date: 9/7/2012 12:36 PM|
|Author: RodimusPrime||Number: 34863 of 36896|
NOTE: Part 1 was here...
The vehicle-heavy Battlefield3 expansion called "Armored Kill" comes out next week on PC! My last tank strategy guide focused on soloing tanks. Consider this one "Part 2". It focuses on two-man tanking.
seat 1 = driver
seat 2 = gunner
seat 3 = utility (assuming empty for this discussion)
This guide is just what I've found that works. Other stuff might work too. The key, really, is that both players be in sync with ANY plan, and continually communicate that over voice comms.
SEAT 1 RECOMMENDED LOADOUT:
SEAT 1 CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
shooting heavy targets
repairing when engaged with non-heavy targets
identifying targets/hazards in front of vehicle
positioning the tank's strong side properly
making sure the tank cannot be stolen
SEAT 1 EXTRA CREDIT:
engaging the highest-threat light targets
giving up seat to someone with a more opportune tank loadout
SEAT 2 RECOMMENDED LOADOUT:
SEAT 2 CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
shooting non-heavy targets
repairing when engaged with heavy targets
identifying targets/hazards in rear of vehicle
communicating any extracurricular activities to the driver
SEAT 2 EXTRA CREDIT:
lasing targets from seat 3 (esp vs soflams or strong air opponents)
shooting RPG at the engaged heavy target
ejecting to clear out nearby, holed-up infantry
stealing opponent tanks
BASIC COMMUNICATION BETWEEN SEAT 1 and SEAT 2:
tell important status like "getting out", "getting in", "switching seats", and "killed"
driver should call "everybody in" or "everybody out" emergencies
OTHER GENERAL TIPS AND PROTOCOL:
All tank occupants should have constant awareness of nearby stationary weapons.
If behind enemy lines, don't give away your position with gunfire until necessary.
Whenever you enter a friendly tank, give the other occupants or nearby repairers a few seconds to return to their preferred seats before settling into yours.
Hey, look... my tank has an free seat for you. Let's ROLL, partner!
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