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Old 04-17-2013, 01:29 PM   #7366
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8.5 Release notes are out:

http://worldoftanks.com/news/2228-85-update-notes/

Added new branch of German medium and light tanks:
VK 20.01 (D) (MT Tier IV)
VK 30.02 (D) v1 (MT Tier VI)
Aufklarerpanzer Panther (LT Tier VII)
Indien Panzer (MT Tier VIII)
Prototype der Arbeitsgruppe A (MT Tier IX)
Leopard 1 (MT Tier X)
Added new branch of USSR light tanks:
Т-60 (LT Tier II)
Т-70 (LT Tier III)
Т-80 (LT Tier IV)
Added new map: Pearl River
Changes and improvements for after-battle statistics screen
Added notification for automatic conversions after version releases (change of shells, modules, vehicles, etc.)
Added new inscriptions for five nations: USSR, Germany, USA, France, and United Kingdom
Updated the description of the Situational Awareness skill
Added a display of team status as a list of vehicle types icons at the top of the screen

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Old 04-17-2013, 01:32 PM   #7367
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I wonder if this will create longer wait times for my WZ132 in the match maker queue?

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Added new Match Maker rule for the balancing of light tanks:

All vehicles marked as Scout will be balanced according to the currently existing SPG rule: balance weight of Scouts in both teams won’t differ on more than +/-20 balance weight points

The following vehicles will be marked as Scouts:

USSR
T-50
T-50-2
Germany
Pz38nA

Luchs
VK 16.02
VK 28.01
Auf_Panther

United States
M24 Chaffee
T21
T71

France
ELC AMX
AMX 12t
AMX 13 75
AMX 13 90

China
M5A1 Stuart
59 16
WZ 131
WZ 132
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Old 04-17-2013, 01:54 PM   #7368
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Damn you, Geek, for getting me into this.



It's a great way to pass time between meetings.
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:53 PM   #7369
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New system crashed... luckily slow old system is on a KVM switch!

I will be tanking in slow motion for a while...
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Old 04-17-2013, 04:03 PM   #7370
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You've found the T18!

It is a keeper

You'll have to join us in a Platoon - on this occassion Graham (Muffin Man = Dookie Chunkz) and I left two that you could have gotten:




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Old 04-17-2013, 04:18 PM   #7371
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My Hetzer does not Hetz.

I am constantly getting flanked and the derp gun is horrendously inaccurate. I've had maybe one good match with it.
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Old 04-17-2013, 04:28 PM   #7372
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My Hetzer does not Hetz.

I am constantly getting flanked and the derp gun is horrendously inaccurate. I've had maybe one good match with it.
Mine is Hetzing fine, but I haven't derped. I think you need a better crew for that. I'm getting one-shotted a ton in T6 but in t4-5 I can hold my own.

Edit:
Efficiency: 1186 Spec dmg: 1.28

22 battles, not close to elited, and a 41% win rate... ouch.

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Old 04-17-2013, 04:37 PM   #7373
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You've found the T18!

It is a keeper

You'll have to join us in a Platoon - on this occassion Graham (Muffin Man = Dookie Chunkz) and I left two that you could have gotten:



someone earned 1xp?? Ouch.
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:30 PM   #7374
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My Hetzer does not Hetz.

I am constantly getting flanked and the derp gun is horrendously inaccurate. I've had maybe one good match with it.
A few questions, are you being aggressive with it? Do you have a 100% crew in it? Are you pushing with your team members or are you running out on your own and over extending? Are you running standard HE or AP shells or are you running Gold rounds?

Mine got much better with a 100% crew, and I only run heat shells in mine. Yes I loose money about 75% of the time with it, but I have 1 shot tier 5's.
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:41 PM   #7375
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Crew is 80%ish, AP rounds, I try to hang behind a heavy or medium and support them but the teams are so damn random, and it is sometimes too slow to keep up.

I haven't liked a single no-turret tank up to this point, so I'm not surprised, but it isn't as much fun as I thought it might be. Miss that first shot and yer fucked, basically.
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:55 PM   #7376
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Crew is 80%ish, AP rounds, I try to hang behind a heavy or medium and support them but the teams are so damn random, and it is sometimes too slow to keep up.

I haven't liked a single no-turret tank up to this point, so I'm not surprised, but it isn't as much fun as I thought it might be. Miss that first shot and yer fucked, basically.
I think it is the 80% crew that is getting you, that and the lack of a turret if that is what you are used to.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:29 PM   #7377
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I wonder if this will create longer wait times for my WZ132 in the match maker queue?

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Added new Match Maker rule for the balancing of light tanks:

All vehicles marked as Scout will be balanced according to the currently existing SPG rule: balance weight of Scouts in both teams won’t differ on more than +/-20 balance weight points

The following vehicles will be marked as Scouts:

USSR
T-50
T-50-2
Germany
Pz38nA

Luchs
VK 16.02
VK 28.01
Auf_Panther

United States
M24 Chaffee
T21
T71

France
ELC AMX
AMX 12t
AMX 13 75
AMX 13 90

China
M5A1 Stuart
59 16
WZ 131
WZ 132
I find it funny that the Type 62 is not included in this, and neither is the American M5 Stuart...
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:56 PM   #7378
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I find it funny that the Type 62 is not included in this, and neither is the American M5 Stuart...
Nor a single British Tank.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:17 PM   #7379
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I am reaching the point where one of my crews will be %100. I read somewhere in the past many pages some hints/suggestions on perks....but cant find them again. What is worth taking and worth leaving. Who should I perk with what?

btw, I am a big fan of the t18 too. Keep that little demon around for the fun of it!
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Old 04-17-2013, 10:22 PM   #7380
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27k until the M40/M43.

And then many more ks to buy and mount equipment.

And then even more ks for the Hellcat, Pershing, T71, AMX12t, M4, T1 Heavy, and the two tanks I sold earlier that I want back: the M7 and the M5 Stuart.

But hey, that just means I get to play more tanks with you all to get credits. My most consistently profitable tank seems to be my Wolverine. And for PsycicRSA, here is a link to the clip from Red Dawn, a 1980s piece of Americana if there ever was one. WOLVERINES!!!
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