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Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by OConnor, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    8.2 update notes are official.....

    http://worldoftanks.com/news/1831-82-update-notes/

    Of note:

    The Type 59 and Type 62 are both receiving play balance adjustments.
    The IS and KV-1S are both getting armor nerfs.
    Downed trees now count as camo.
    You are no longer able to retrain crewmen to tanks which are researched but are not present in the Garage.
  2. Rafiki

    Rafiki Some Dude

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    Ive got a few german heavies you guys can beat up....
    4502A,tiger p,4502p,Maus....
  3. Switchblade315

    Switchblade315 Long timer

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    i know the shots on the ammo racks on the Tiger2 and the E-75 normally come in at a angle into the side of the tank just above the tracks,. the ammo racks sit low in those tanks best I remember.
  4. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Is there a site with critical hit area skins for all the tanks? I don't want the mod I just want to look them over, check out the tanks I seem to go up against most (American/German heavies).

    Anyone saving up exp. in the M7 medium? I plan to move down the new US heavy line when 8.2 comes online.
  5. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    http://wot-shot.com/penetratrion_zones_hit_zones/
  6. Switchblade315

    Switchblade315 Long timer

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    hey smithy i missed you ask to go train tonight. felt like hell and didnt look at much. just rolled through my 2X and got off the game.
  7. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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  8. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    I use that hit zone skin that applies to the 'penetration zones' - and to say 'use'... I don't really 'use' it as much as just see it on tanks. Though I had it reinforced to me that areas that aren't covered by checker-board colors really are hard to penetrate even if they are on the very back of the turret.

    I should actually rely on it more.

    And, yes, I bought back the M7 and saved up about 25,000 XP with it. I was doing alright with it (use Gold rounds for all daily-doubles on it, or it's just about useless), but then it hit me why I hated that tank so much. I can hit and pen an unbelievable amount of times, but it just does no damage. You can be the best player on the team with it and still not have enough power to force or sway a win compared to the better-gunned tier 5's.
  9. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    What the fuck is it with people platoon with a tier1 and the other member is in a tier VI or so. Three games tonight with this stupid shit.

    Just so fucking pissed at this stupid shit....calling him out on it before the match starts, so the platoon mate of the tier 1 decides he is going to block me....that is fine...I am in a heavy, he is in a med....guess who is going to win the pushing match....I pin him against a ruin building and we both die there.

    I just don't get it.

    Was I an ass....well yes, but at that point I really did not give a fuck.
  10. UngaWunga

    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    well that sucks.
  11. vwboomer

    vwboomer Buffoon

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    I hope they really fuck with the type59. Its way too good (cuz i dont have one :deal)
    its fast with fast turret traverse, and a killer gun. i cant even say how many times i cant get aim on one while they circle around and destroy any tank i am in
  12. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    Hate to say it, Boomer, but the adjustments are mostly buffs......not that I, as a Type 59 owner, think they were needed.
  13. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    Yea...they are buffing the fuck out of it.....gotta keep the chinese happy. I can only imagine the rest of the chinese line.
  14. vwboomer

    vwboomer Buffoon

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    :2cry

    know what they ought to do is level the playing field and make it available to everyone.
    I know I sure would like to bounce IS3 shells!
  15. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    Boomer, keep an eye on the gift shop. I wouldn't be surprised to see the Type pop up in there on special for the last couple of weeks of the month. No guarantees, but it's definitely possible. If it doesn't happen then, it will happen by the time they roll out the Chinese tree.


    You're blowing it out of proportion. They're not really buffing it that much. It's not as much of a buff as the multiple times they've nerfed the Easy 8.
  16. Switchblade315

    Switchblade315 Long timer

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    yeah the biggest buff I saw was it's going to hit harder. and get more frontal armor that it doesn't need but lose some on it's sides.
  17. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    20 points more damage on avg.....not a hell of a lot for a Tier 8 tank.
  18. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    Can someone copy and paste again? I can't access the WoT thing from work.

    I can read ADV, shop for womens underwear, research bomb building materials, but I can't go on gaming websites or Facebook:lol3
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    Big Bird 928 Long timer

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    Same here, except for the Facebook thing... I am amazed at what the Government chooses to block, and what it decides is ok...
  20. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    Some areas are getting 30mm MORE armor.