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  1. https://thearmoredpatrol.com/2018/01/26/wot-supertest-progetto-m35-mod-46-vol-1/ The new mechanic introduced with the Italian tanks is stack loading. From what I understand, a clip is loaded continuously, one shell at a time. The more shells you fire in the clip, the longer the overall reload is. Stats (vol. 1): Stats (vol. 2):
  2. Post your experiences/tips on the newest marathon. Tasks:
  3. https://thearmoredpatrol.com/2018/04/15/supertest-k-91-complete-stats-hd-renders/
  4. btw I know of the preview thread, just thought I'd separate the two tanks into their own threads https://thearmoredpatrol.com/2018/04/15/supertest-object-277-stats-pictures/
  5. Purchased: 'XM551 Sheridan' successfully purchased. Spent credits:  5,185,000.

    kinda already regret it lol

    1. BlitzReaper
    2. ZXrage


      It's not a very good tank

    3. nabucodonsor


      Sorry to say but they are wasted credits. Better would have been the 100lt or the RHM or just playing with the t49

  6. Relevant thread of the Obj. 277 (It's the WT official forum tho :^|) https://forum.warthunder.com/index.php?/topic/258986-soviet-heavy-tank-object-277/
  7. You play WoT if you want to bounce off superheavies and die to prem HE (Type 4/5 or arty, your pick) You play WT if you want to get nuked by APFSDS, HEAT, or ATGMs from 1km away I like both games though Good to hear you've been getting your life sorted, though. Here's to keeping it like that.
  8. I'd honestly stop caring about WN8 at this point. The metric itself has been made obsolete because of crappy WG API. Hell, I'm pretty sure PR is a better metric of skill than WN8 these days. To answer the question, damage is almost outright the best way to rack up credits in tier 8 prems (unless you're a light). This means solid damage dealers with good credit multipliers (Löwe, S1) are the go-to tanks here. Since you're counting on doing lots of damage, you're better off with crappy teams so you can farm more damage and get more credits. You also get more credits from winning [citation needed], so you have to win your battles. This basically boils down to gitting gud when making money.
  9. I can't believe I hate this tank

    1. Deus__Ex__Machina


      tbh i hate it to, and i also do really well in it. not really sure why :fat:

      prob just the fact that im not a fan of the TD class in general

    2. ZXrage


      TD's are fun if I feel like not doing much (Strv S1), it's just that the Skorp is a MT-TD hybrid that doesn't do both quite as well as a dedicated one

      also the gun feels like a dice roll

    3. Archaic_One


      I don't love mine, but those $$$ tho

  10. Glacier

    Dump your frustrations and discussions of the map here. Went into a training room before my first match, ended up not using much info since that first match was in the S1 lol
  11. Turned 18 two days ago :party:

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    2. zbran


       This time 18 years ago I was 21.......... I hate you!!!








      Happy birthday:party:

    3. Action


      Happy crawling out of your mom day!!!! :rabble1:

    4. nabucodonsor


      Happy Belated Birthday friend!!!!!

  12. well thanks to the 1.0 beta, playing WoT is hard to do because it hasn't been optimized well enough to run smoothly

    guess I'll take a break for a bit

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    2. TAdoo87


      There is a micropatch due for today on the EU server, that meant to help with the loading issues. 

    3. Darvek


      I get a freeze for like 1s every battle during the countdown. Always at 6s. Other than that weird hiccup, I get a higher frame rate than I did with the old 9.XX SD client.

    4. woe2you

      woe2you fixed the freezing for me.

  13. https://thearmoredpatrol.com/2018/03/14/wot-supertest-progetto-m40-mod-65/ New tank on supertest, along with the tier 8 and 9.
  14. Tank is back up this week, still worth the buy? Seems fun but I need to work on my LT gameplay.
  15. Is Glacier a 1x1 or Grand Battle map?

    1. nabucodonsor


      A terrible 1v1 campfest

    2. Darvek


      Campfest as in 12-15 minute battles and 15% draws, or the more modern definition in which the game merely lasts 7-12 minutes instead of being over in 3.5? The current game could use some more camping, IMO. Yolo rushing like we're playing a respawn shooter annoys me.

    3. nabucodonsor


      Campefest because of how bad the map was designed. You either brawl in the north or camp in the rest waiting for people in the middle to show up to get blapped. It's like Airfield imo where you cant be aggressive because if you make a move you get balanced by camping tds or arty

  16. Looking for platoon mates T9

    I'm down for some 9's, love playing the T-10 and M46. I'm not as active as I used to be, though.
  17. Q: How is the Obj. 268 V4 doing?
    A: There are a lot of voices, both good and bad, but that means that the tank is balanced. A nerf is improbable, but a buff very possible.

    Fuck you, WG.

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    2. Darvek


      How could anyone look at the performance of this tank and think it's even close to reasonable?

      Seriously, the DPG in that thing is 135 points better than any other tech tree tank (the 430U, but that's at least only slightly ahead of the 5A). The only tanks that beat it are CW reward tier 10s, which aren't generally available to 43% bot wannabees to drag down their stats.

    3. Archaic_One


      Further proof that none of the idiots running this game actually play this game . . . 

    4. saru_richard


      18 hours ago, PlanetaryGenocide said:

      so basically WG thinking:

      "some people think it's good" = tank is fine no nerfs needed

      "some people think it's bad" = tank needs buff

      put them together and you get "no nerfs maybe buff"


      im trying to comperhend this... 

  18. >oral defense coming up

    >Want to practice for it

    >PC starts crashing, one that would probably take all weekend to fix

    Fuck me, lads

    1. simba90


      Is "oral defense" a fancy name for biting people?

  19. https://thearmoredpatrol.com/2018/02/04/wot-what-is-next/ http://wiki.wargaming.net/ru/В_разработке_(WoT) Summary:
  20. who tf has been playing my account lol

  21. Forum Software Updated

    Sweet new software Never, thanks for keeping the forum going all these years too. Also, what's the difference between updooting something and liking it?
  22. Tank Trade In - What to get

    I'll sit on my IS-6 until they buff it. When it turns out like crap I'll probably trade it in for a Lowe or something. Also I'm thinking of trading in my niBBer Pz 58 for something else, good idea Y/N?
  23. The 252 has worse gun handling and accuracy, which means the IS-3 could put shots down range more reliably. Turret roof weakspot is replaced by the cupolas. It's a larger target overall, but the roof is below it so it could still bounce. The IS-3's roof has the autobounce roof beside the overmatch one, so it's still about the same in terms of weakness compared to IS-3. Mobility is objectively worse. If you've played both tanks you could tell the IS-3 is slower. Frontal armor is about the same, since IS-3 is ~200mm effective at the front. Just dont shoot the 252's pike and you're fine. If you have 200mm of pen, that is. Overall the IS-3 is better for people that know how to use it compared to the Obj 252, with the 252 being a weird heavier-armored sidegrade thing, but the 252 can be very very annoying. It's also premium and can be bought so ehhhh
  24. Obj705A - No one really plays this?

    This tank seems like an interesting concept, in-your-face sidescraping and 650 boom seems fun, but the 268 4 is still a thing and it doesn't have that much pen