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Old 08-24-2013, 10:38 PM   #11266
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Old 08-24-2013, 11:53 PM   #11267
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No tracks?
that is the long awaited hover tank.
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Old 08-25-2013, 12:41 AM   #11268
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since going solo this evening, I am at 60%

Boomer always scores alone! er. no wait. damnit.
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Old 08-25-2013, 12:54 AM   #11269
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since going solo this evening, I am at 60%

Boomer always scores alone! er. no wait. damnit.
I had the same thing happen to me today. 0-5 with Smithy then I went 13-15 by myself and had some mixed results after that. ended up 75% on the night though.
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Old 08-25-2013, 06:12 AM   #11270
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I had the same thing happen to me today. 0-5 with Smithy then I went 13-15 by myself and had some mixed results after that. ended up 75% on the night though.
Except in our case, it probably was me dragging you down. I was having a shitty afternoon on many levels, not just WoT. We'll see how today stacks up.
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Old 08-25-2013, 06:18 AM   #11271
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Except in our case, it probably was me dragging you down. I was having a shitty afternoon on many levels, not just WoT. We'll see how today stacks up.
Xvm was completely against us every battle though, like 20% chance to win.

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Old 08-25-2013, 07:34 AM   #11272
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I retired with 10 kills to go. Just couldn't get the final kill shots in. I don't accuse people of stealing kills usually but it seems that with the special, folks are getting new "skills".

Maybe I'll try again tonight. I have to help Nathan get his 76 M880 in running condition so when he gets his regular license, he can terrorize the town with his army truck
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Old 08-25-2013, 08:23 AM   #11273
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So in that game I posted yesterday, 2687 damage in a Wolverine, I learned some things by watching the replay a couple of times:



What I learned:
1. I need to get to the engagement earlier. By the time I really started dealing damage, it was 7-1 my team was down.
2. I need to let the enemy tanks get out of cover farther before shooting them. With the Wolverine's reload, I could've knocked out that Panzer IV twice if I had let it come out of cover farther before beginning to plink away. As it was, it took me a few minutes to get it out of the game.
3. I need to stay below the crest of the hill better. I could've easily been spotted and shot when moving across the crest of that hill when it would've been much more sane to drop below the bush, turn to the right, and drive instead.
4. It pays to not get shot. It is mentally much more calm for me. Watching the WGLNA finals, tankers kept talking about calming down, finding their grove, and just getting the job done without stress or over-reaction. For me, not getting shot helps this. I need to learn to do this while getting shot.

Thanks, Janeuner, for turning me on to Bandicam. Higher quality than camstudio and easy to use.

Today, however, I started the day with a five kill round in my T40 -- which is a really incredible little tier 4 tank, one of my long-time keepers: great hull down due to the high placement of the gun, the T49's gun with great traverse at tier 4, 400m view range at tier 4, and astounding gun ascension and great depression too. Plus, it's based on the Lee's chassis. Then I moved on to the Wolverine for my second round and had this:



Another five kill round! Yay! Ten kills in two rounds. You may notice that this time I took damage -- as opposed to yesterday's round of 51 more damage -- but that was from me being boneheaded and catching sweet air off a sick jump. I'll post a replay later after I watch it a few times to learn what I can.

If anybody wants, I am always open to critiques. There's a video above.

TL;DR: Buy a Wolverine.

EDIT: And the next round was 956 damage and four kills in the T40. Jeez! It feels like clubbing baby seals this morning on the West server.

EDIT 2: HAHAHAHA. Next round was 6 kills and 2100 damage in the Wolverine. 4 rounds, 20 kills.
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Old 08-25-2013, 08:43 AM   #11274
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This Wolverine seriously kicks butt. Definitely found my groove with it!



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Old 08-25-2013, 08:46 AM   #11275
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This Wolverine seriously kicks butt. Definitely found my groove with it!



Nice! How much damage did you do?
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Old 08-25-2013, 08:51 AM   #11276
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Nice! How much damage did you do?
About 249X-ish. I was in the thick of it too on accident, but had a little Stuart to hide behind, lmao.
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Old 08-25-2013, 08:51 AM   #11277
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About 249X-ish. I was in the thick of it too on accident, but had a little Stuart to hide behind, lmao.
Great work, man!!!
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:47 AM   #11278
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This Wolverine seriously kicks butt. Definitely found my groove with it!



What's this? A properly sized and legible screen shot?!

Impressive!
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:49 AM   #11279
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Its the Cut function, :P

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Old 08-25-2013, 11:36 AM   #11280
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