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Old 12-27-2012, 08:06 AM   #4066
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I'm stuck in a server room all day today.. I wonder if I can get WoT to run in a VM under server 2003?
That would be cool. Especially if you can set it up with plenty of ram and display memory...
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:50 AM   #4067
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I'm stuck in a server room all day today.. I wonder if I can get WoT to run in a VM under server 2003?
I just found a crashed drive in one of my arrays, and my sonicwall is pitching a fit.....I feel your pain....Indian support....I can't understand those fuckers for nothing.

I have been thinking about installing it on my work laptop....but I think I am too weak not to play it at work.
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:45 PM   #4068
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I am getting so frustrated with playing lately, I think I may sell everything I have over tier 4.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:17 PM   #4069
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I am getting so frustrated with playing lately, I think I may sell everything I have over tier 4.

tier 4-7 is where is the fun is.


Survey SAY?


GET SOME!

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Old 12-27-2012, 04:53 PM   #4070
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So, after my previous post, Mambo Dave was so kind as to do some training with me in a room... here is the first battle after that, though I attribute some of it to luck and the other team (it is not very often you can shoot and kill a T49 and run over a su-8 half a second later).

Victory!
Battle: Arctic Region Thursday, December 27, 2012 5:37:48 PM
Vehicle: KV-1
Experience received: 3,254 (x2 for the first victory each day)
Credits received: 26,222 (fine for causing damage to allies: 150)
Battle Achievements: Steel Wall, Top Gun, Mastery Badge: "Ace Tanker"







Hopefully it is sign of things to come.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:16 PM   #4071
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lots of lag tonight?
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:55 PM   #4072
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lots of lag tonight?

Where I am at it comes and goes, unknown if it is my location or the servers lagging though.
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:16 PM   #4073
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Proud of ya, man!

I know that probably not many of my tips were used since you were playing against smaller tanks, but man, that's a fine score. Ace Tanker being the most important one - you played better than most have in the last 7 days in the KV-1. (Earn more experience in a single battle than the average highest experience of 99% of all players in the same tank within the last seven days.)

Like I've said before - I will do training rooms with anyone in the ADVrider thread, and I focus on training... I'm not there for my fun, nor to show anyone I'm a better tanker. Any of you may very well have stuff to teach me while we're in there, too, so it's not all running and gunning - we'll often stop shooting and talk about strategies.

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Victory!
Battle: Arctic Region Thursday, December 27, 2012 5:37:48 PM
Vehicle: KV-1
Experience received: 3,254 (x2 for the first victory each day)
Credits received: 26,222 (fine for causing damage to allies: 150)
Battle Achievements: Steel Wall, Top Gun, Mastery Badge: "Ace Tanker"

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Hopefully it is sign of things to come.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:55 AM   #4074
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I am getting so frustrated with playing lately, I think I may sell everything I have over tier 4.
I get there once and a while.....I will just let them sit....and slum it a little while. If you want some fun try a T18....I think it is one of the best in the game. Thick armor and two good guns one for each style. I shot a sheriff in mine.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:58 AM   #4075
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Anyone look at the 8.3 changes....to say they are messing with arty would be an understatement.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:41 AM   #4076
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Anyone look at the 8.3 changes....to say they are messing with arty would be an understatement.
You can't do that and not copy/paste! Some of us can't look at that stuff during the day.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:46 AM   #4077
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There is a pretty interesting interview on youtube with the head guy at WoT.

He doesn't like arti
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:48 AM   #4078
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Did you guys see all the 'promos' this month?

cripes it is going to be a full time job to keep up with what's going on:

Holiday Events Preview
Starting December 21st:

New Year's Garage Decorations - Active
Winter Celebration Part I - Concluded
Operation: Steel Wall - Concluded
Who Sleighed the Sheriff - Concluded
Starting December 24th:

Tank Giveaway - Check your garage for your new tank!
Winter Celebration Part II - Active
Gift Shop Packages: Dec 23rd - 27th - Active
Operation: Top Gun - Active
Tech Tree Focus: USA - Active
Starting December 28th:

New Year's Bash
Operation: Sniper
Starting December 31st:

Gift Shop Packages: Dec 31st - Jan 4th
Tech Tree Focus: France
Operation: Top Gun
Starting January 1st:

Tank of the Month: Cromwell
Starting January 4th:

Nordwind Weekend
Who Shot the Sherrif
Starting January 7th:

Gift Shop Packages: Jan 7th - 11th
Tech Tree Focus: USSR
Operation: Confederate
Starting January 11th:

Heavy Destruction Weekend
New Year's Garage Decorations

You may have already noticed if you've logged in, but your garage has received a festive update! We think it adds a much needed splash of brightness for your tank's repair and crewmen during this holiday season.

The decorations will be up until January 14, 2013 at 03:00 PST.

Winter Celebration Part I Details

The Winter Celebration event begins 03:30 PST December 21, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and will be ending 03:00 PST December 26, 2012 (11:00 UTC)**.

**Experience bonus for the first victory of the day: 5x
**The 5x experience bonus will only be in effect 03:30 PST Dec 21st through 0:30 PST Dec 25th. All other bonuses and discounts run through the 26th at 03:30 PST.

30% credit and gold discount on Emblems
50% gold discount on Barracks for your crewmen
90% gold discount on Crew Renaming
25% credit and gold discount on Camouflage
Discount on the following Premium Account packages:
One year (360 days) for 21,600
Six months (180 days) for 12,150
Credit income boost: +70%
V Churchill I
V T1 Heavy Tank
V StuG III
V S-35 CA
V T-34
Credit income boost: +30%
VII Black Prince
VII T29
VII Jagdpanther
VII AMX AC Mle. 1946
VII T-43
Operation: Steel Wall

The next operation will net you a sweet 7000! You know the drill, earn the achievement to grab the reward as many times as you can during the dates and times below!

The operation starts 03:30 PST December 21, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST December 24, 2012 (11:00).



Steel wall

Receive the most hits (at least 11) of any player on your team, with potential damage of at least 1,000 HP, and survive. If two or more players receive an equal amount of hits, the achievement is granted to the player receiving the highest potential damage. If two or more players receive an equal amount of potential damage, the achievement is granted to the player who earned more XP for the battle, including additional XP provided to Premium Account users.

Who Sleighed the Sheriff

The showdown starts 03:30 PST December 21, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST December 24, 2012 (11:00).

By now we hope you're familiar with our Sheriff events, but in case you're not:

Basically, when you see a specially marked Sheriff_# account make an announcement in your battles, and they are on the enemy team, killing them will score you 500. You can find the complete details for our holiday Sheriff event here!

P.S. Don't kill sheriffs that appear on your own team! Fair warning...

Tank Giveaway

There will be a brief period of maintenance starting early in the morning (specifics to come), that will add a very special 'thank you' to every active player's garage. The T1E6, a premium American tier II light tank, is our gift to you for offering your support and enthusiasm over the last year, and being an all around a swell group of folks.

Winter Celebration Part II Details

The second Winter Celebration event begins 03:30 PST December 24, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and will be ending 03:00 PST January 02, 2013 (11:00 UTC).

50% gold discount for premium vehicles tier II to V
30% gold discount for premium vehicles tier VI to VII
15% gold discount for tier VIII premium vehicles
Exception, the following premium vehicles will not be offered at a discount: FCM 50 t, TOG II*, and AT-15A.
50% credit discount for vehicles tier III to V
Exception: SPGs and the new 8.2 vehicles for credits in this tier range will not be offered at a 50% discount
30% credit discount for vehicles tier VI to VII
Exception: SPGs and the new 8.2 vehicles for credits in this tier range will not be offered at a 30% discount
50% credit discount for SPGs tier II to IV
Gift Shop Packages: Dec 23rd - 27th

The Gift Shop packages will be available starting 22:00 PST December 23, 2012 (06:00 UTC) and will be ending 22:00 PST December 27, 2012 (06:00 UTC).

German Bundle I for $19.39
VI PzKpfw IV Schmalturm
Garage slot included
Large Repair Kit: x6
German Bundle II for $27.69
VII Panther-M10
Garage slot included
Chocolate: x5
Russian Bundle for $43.59
VII SU-122-44
Garage slot included
3000
Large repair kit: x10
Gold Bundle for $11.09
1500
Three days premium time
Large repair kit: x5
Visit the Gift Shop

Keep in mind that these packages will only be available for a limited time. All prices listed in USD.

Operation: Top Gun

This operation will net you a very helpful 1000 bonus XP! You know the drill, earn the achievement to grab the reward as many times as you can during the dates and times below!

The operation starts 03:30 PST December 24, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST December 28, 2012 (11:00 UTC).



Top Gun

Destroy more enemy vehicles than any other player on your team (at least 6). If two or more players have destroyed equal amount of vehicles, the achievement is granted to the player who has earned more XP for the battle, including additional XP provided to Premium account users.

Tech Tree Focus: USA

This event starts 03:30 PST December 24, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST December 28, 2012 (11:00).

Bonus credit income: +40%
III T82
IV T40
V M10 Wolverine
VI M36 Jackson
New Year's Bash

The New Year's Bash starts 03:30 PST December 28, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January, 2 2013 (11:00UTC).

Crew experience bonus: x3
50% gold and credit discount for Inscriptions
Bonus credit income: +60%
VI Cromwell
VI VK 3601 (H)
VI T-34-85
VI M6
VI ARL 44
50% credit discount:
VI Cromwell
VI VK 3601 (H)
VI T-34-85
VI M6
VI ARL 44



Operation: Sniper

This operation will net you a quick 300 bonus XP! You know the drill, earn the achievement to grab the reward as many times as you can during the dates and times below!

The operation starts 03:30 PST December 28, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST December 31, 2012 (11:00UTC).



Sniper

Achieve at least 85% hits out of a minimum of ten shots fired with the potential damage of 1,000 HP or more. Non-penetrating hits are included, but hits on friendly units are not included. If two or more players have an equal hit ratio, the achievement is granted to the player with the highest potential damage. If two or more players have an equal amount of potential damage, the achievement is granted to the player who earned more XP for the battle, including additional XP provided to Premium Account users.

Gift Shop Packages: Dec 30th - Jan 3rd

These packages will be available starting 22:00 PST December 30, 2012 (06:00 UTC) and run through 22:00 PST January 3, 2013 (06:00 UTC).

British Bundle for $17.29
V Matilda Black Prince
Garage slot included
1,500
Large repair Kit: x3
American Bundle for $22.09
V Ram II
Garage slot included
1,000
Large repair kit: x4
Gold Bundle for $13.29
2,000
Three days of premium account
Large repair kit: x5
Credit Bundle for $33.49
3,000,000
Visit the Gift Shop

Keep in mind that these packages will only be available for a limited time. All prices listed in USD.

Tech Tree Focus: France

The Tech Tree Focus discounts will go into effect starting 03:30 PST December 31, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and run through 03:00 PST January 4, 2012 (11:00UTC).

50% credit discount on the following vehicles:
III Renault UE 57
IV Somua SAu-40
V S-35 CA
VI ARL V39
VII AMX AC Mle. 1946
Please keep in mind that selling the above listed vehicles during the sale will only yield a 50% return of the sale price as credits.


Operation: Top Gun

The operation starts 03:30 PST December 31, 2012 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 4, 2012 (11:00 UTC).



Top Gun

Destroy more enemy vehicles than any other player on your team (at least 6). If two or more players have destroyed equal amount of vehicles, the achievement is granted to the player who has earned more XP for the battle, including additional XP provided to Premium account users.

Tank of the Month: Cromwell

The tank of the month bonus runs the entire month of January starting 03:30 PST January 1, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST February 1, 2013 (11:00 UTC).



Bonus credit income for the following vehicle: +30%

VI Cromwell


We'll have a new vehicle featured every month!





Nordwind Weekend

Norwind Weekend will be starting 03:30 PST January 4, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 7, 2013 (11:00 UTC).

Experience Bonus for the First Victory of the Day: x3
Discount for the Following Premium Account Packages:
One week (7 days) for 600
Credit Income Bonus: +70%
V M4 Sherman
V M10 Wolverine
VI M36 Jackson
VII PzKpfw V Panther
50% Credit Discount:
V M4 Sherman
V M10 Wolverine
VI M36 Jackson
VII PzKpfw V Panther
Please keep in mind that selling the above listed vehicles during the sale will only yield a 50% return of the sale price as credits.


Who Shot the Sheriff:

The sheriff event starts 03:30 PST January 4, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 6, 2013 (11:00).

By now we hope you're familiar with our Sheriff events, but in case you're not:

Basically, when you see a specially marked Sheriff_# account make an announcement in your battles, and they are on the enemy team, killing them will score you a reward, in this case1250 free experience!

P.S. Don't kill sheriffs that appear on your own team! Fair warning...

Gift Shop Packages: Jan 6th - 10th

These packages will be available starting 22:00 PST January 6, 2013 (06:00 UTC) and run through 22:00 PST January 10, 2013 (06:00 UTC).

French Bundle for $9.49
III FCM36 PaK40
Garage slot included
Three days Premium Account
Strong Coffee: x4
American Bundle for $ 20.69
III M22 Locust
Garage slot included
2,500
Three days Premium Account
Case of Cola: x3
Gold Bundle for $28.49
5,000
Seven days Premium Account
Large repair kit: x3
Large first aid kit: x3
Quick Pick-me-up Bundle for $15.49
1,500,000
Three days Premium Account
Visit the Gift Shop

Keep in mind that these packages will only be available for a limited time. All prices listed in USD.

Tech Tree Focus: USSR

The Tech Tree Focus discounts will go into effect starting 03:30 PST January 7, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 11, 2013 (11:00 UTC).

50% credit discount on the following vehicles:
III SU-26
IV SU-5
V SU-8
VI SU-14
Please keep in mind that selling the above listed vehicles during the sale will only yield a 50% return of the sale price as credits.


Operation: Confederate

The operation starts 03:30 PST January 7, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 11, 2013 (11:00 UTC).



Confederate

Hit more enemy vehicles (at least 6) than any other player on your team. These enemy vehicles must subsequently be destroyed by another player. If two or more players score an equal amount of hits, the achievement is granted to the player who earned more XP in the battle, including additional XP provided to Premium Account users.
Heavy Destruction Weekend

Heavy Destruction Weekend is starting 03:30 PST January 11, 2013 (11:30 UTC) and runs through 03:00 PST January 14, 2013 (11:00UTC).

Crew experience bonus: x2
50% discount on barracks for your crewmen
50% discount on training and retraining crewman for vehicles
Bonus credit income: +60%
VII T29
VII Black Prince
VII PzKpfw VI Tiger (P)
VII AMX M4(1945)
VII KV-3
50% gold discount on the following vehicle:
V T14
50% credit discount on the following vehicles:
VII T29
VII Black Prince
VII PzKpfw VI Tiger (P)
VII AMX M4(1945)
VII KV-3
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:49 AM   #4079
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I finally got around to watching the videos on game mechanics.

Takes some of the mystery out of "when I'm visible".

FWIW - when you fire your gun, all bushes in a 15 meter circle are removed from your camo value.
If you are 15 meters behind the bush.. it stays in place.

I did not know that
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:55 AM   #4080
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I still haven't found a clear answer.. can crews have more than 3 skills/perks?
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