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

  1. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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  2. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    I liked the tiger well enough I kept it...you just have to know how to play it.....not sure on the Tiger II....still do not have it upgraded all the way yet. I do have the pershing, but it has real problems with the tier 10 stuff...and some problems with the tier 9.

    I have lived in battles in both the pershing and Tiger II got kills and done damage....and taken damage and still walked away 10k in the hole.....but I do enjoy the tanks.

    On the soviet line I am grinding the T43 and it is just OK....and I am still on the JS, that is not bad. I still have a way to go on both of those.
  3. janeuner

    janeuner Get Some

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    Yes, ADV clan is alive and usually active.

    Log into the WOT website, then go to this page. The application link is on the top right. Then just bitch and moan here until someone lets ya in.

    Upgrade the gun first. After that, Priest is pretty excellent imho.

    In general, I would discourage German tech though, cuz lol germans.

    Edit: Derp, T49 is a TD.....
  4. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    The Patton isn't much better. It's great fun to play and can pen most tanks I come up against, but the freakin shells cost more than my arty rounds. I lose money almost every thing I take it out. But taking 500 hit points off per shot with a medium tank is kinda cool.

    I only have a 40% win rate in it. Last night I did 2 battles in it and probably lost 30k. I even ran down and killed a Bat Chat 25.
  5. SkidMarx

    SkidMarx Long timer

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    We use Teamspeak for voice comms. I'll send you the info.
  6. janeuner

    janeuner Get Some

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    Anyone else take a good look at this?

    More Tetrarch toys? Awesome!

    Edit: More!

  7. Switchblade315

    Switchblade315 Long timer

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    the Tiger p's appear to be good tanks. I haven't ran one but I've ran with a few, I went for the E-100, I'm half way through the XP to get it from the E-75

    And anyone suffering with the Tiger 2 it's improves when maxed out. do not skip any thing on it because a lot carries over to the E-75 and it will make the last grind to the E-75 easier if you get everything for the Tiger 2.
  8. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Gotcha buddy, Welcome aboard!
  9. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    Finally broke down and started on the German Arty line. Currently have the Sturmpanzer or something. Gun doesn't do much damage to anything other than lights. Kinda fun though, especially if I'm with a team that knows how to spot.
  10. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    So, building up a pile of xp again - should I elite the E-75 by researching the E-100, or go for the Obj. 212?
  11. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    Weren't you wanting a tier ten a while back? I thought you were contemplating the IS-7, but then were disappointed with its current roles. To me it would come down to - do I need a tier ten? At this point, having done it and seen the costs of losing a tier ten (plus the ammo costs, and the requirement to use gold rounds in even some pub matches), unless I had plans to join clan wars sometime soon, I'd just keep researching tanks or lines you want and like. There is little joy in any tier ten for pub matches due to costs.

    But then I gave up on arty after tier 6, too, because, again, there is little joy in having that much potential only to have pub teams hide close to you (so they aren't spotting) and / or just allow enemy flanks to pour through early.

    I get enough kicks out of playing good tier 9's for pub matches.

    ----

    Any of you guys ever know a tier ten player to not understand the map, and lose a clan war battle for the entire team?

    Well, now you do. I fucked up last night and had my tank in a position that would have kind of worked, but then someone noticed I was about 100 yards south of where the battle commander really didn't explain well enough where to go... so in trying to move to that spot a few minutes into the game, of course the whole enemy team shows up where I would have spotted them far earlier if I had just stayed in the spot I wasn't supposed to be in.

    I mean, it was like 5 seconds later they came around the corner that I was spotting up. This gave my team far too little time to react... and we lost a territory we could have easily held for a lot of gold.

    I'm not taking the full blame as I have never been to that spot, nor seen that feature, and it wasn't described to me at all when he clicked on the map and had one of our two IS-4's go there. But, man, it was my fault anyway.
  12. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    I have yet to see a Tier 10 in battle.

    I have been in battles with 6 Tier's 9 per side.. but still haven't see a Tier 10 on the field.

    I have Elite Tier 1 thru 8 tanks... don't have a 9 yet.
    I have arti up through Tier 5.

    Do 10s only fight 9's and 10's?
  13. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    The spread of heavy and medium tanks should be tier 8's through tier 10's for a tier 10 battle.

    But then tier 5 AMX 12t's get placed in tier ten battles.

    And, of course, with platooning mixed tiers anything is possible.

    If you play a tier 8 that is a heavy or medium, unless it gets the special MM treatment that some premium tanks do, you will see tier 10's eventually (like up to two or three of them per side). For example, my KV-5 doesn't see tier ten battles unless I platoon with a tier-8 tank that does. The KV-5 has enough armor to be OK in a tier ten match, but has a dinky little gun. My T34 heavy, on the other hand, gets to see tier tens, and has had some good effectiveness against them.

    This brings to question just which tier 8 tank you have elited that isn't seeing tier tens?
  14. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    Yeah, I sort of want the Tier X experience, just to be the top dog on the field, but there are other lines I want to explore too.

    However, I just got "Ace" mastery and a Top Gun with my Su-26, so what the hell. :lol3

  15. Cat0020

    Cat0020 El cheapo

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    Easily get to see tier 8/9/10's with a tier 5 T-50-2, Chaffee or VK2801, repair bills can be up to 20k per battle.
  16. OConnor

    OConnor Bad juju

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    I stop at tier 9's with tier 10 guns like the T30. I can pen 10's without always having 10's in the match.
  17. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    That's my thinking as well. With practicing peeking and shooting at the most opportune times, good players in tier 9's can, and do, beat tier ten tanks/tankers all the time.
  18. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    Just had an awesome moment in my ELC AMX - got up against something with a really long gun, and stayed inside it pushing up against him. Like, the end of his barrel was further than my entire chassis. Took a friend of his to flank me and end the nonsense. :lol3
  19. Hodag

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  20. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    In two different platoons with two buddies we won most every tier 6 through tier 9 battle we entered today. It was great. What wasn't great was that in between each battle tonight we were trying to win in our AMX 12t's. No matter how well one does in a 12t, if it's a tier 9 or 10 battle then one has to rely on the team to help get the win... and we lost every f'n battle. So a great winning ratio killed to a 50% ratio due to having to rely on pubs who do not belong in tier 9 tanks. My buddy was having a great night in his 12t, but that means diddly when team after team doesn't win.

    Hope you were shooting him, too, Smithy! Catching some bigger tank out alone can really be fun in an ELC :D