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  1. simba90

    Obi-Wan doesn’t need the high ground to win

    Obi-Wan only needs to drive a 268 v4 to win.
  2. So, If I were to hypothetically switch my 'rebalanced' SP plus 2k gold for a T34 that is already in my garage, would I get 12k gold for it?
  3. I see wesley001 has come back to WoT. The amazing thing was that he got third on his team for damage. Says a lot about the current state of the game when there are 12 players that do worse than him in a game.

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    2. hall0


      Cool a unbalanced map returns. Just what I need after Fjord 1.0



    3. Kolni


      Didn't they remove Kharkov and Stalingrad for "gameplay" reasons? Same with Windstorm, making the scenery for a map that needs to have skyscrapers in the background along with a waterfront to the horizon is render ebola

      Port was a fun map though, but I think it'll be one hell of a heavy map if it's supposed to follow the same standard as the rest of the bunch

    4. nemlengyel


      Awww I remember days of yore playing Pz 38 nA on Port while having even less idea of what I'm doing that now :D Fun stuff

  4. simba90

    Polish Tier 8 Premium (Project 51)

    Aimtime of 3.26 according to the TankInspector screenshot? My russian is pretty non-existent so i'm not sure about that, it clashes with the 2.5 listed in the OP
  5. I'm going to cry when I see one of these going into the valley on Lakeville. That. Terrain. Resistance. edit: @leggasiini I stand corrected. These are the same the IS-7. I just saw the 2.9xx for soft and thought that was excessively high.
  6. simba90

    WN8 vs WR correlation

    Focus on winning rather than WN8. WN8 is an almost meaningless broken stat now. It is just so padded these days. (The only real use I find from WN8 is tracking my own personal improvement) If you must a number other than WR, then use the WG's PR for your overall and the recent tank rating. My $0.02 but YMMV
  7. I like the new scheme.

  8. simba90

    Ranked Battles Tank Choices

    Yes, but only if you hold down both A and D at the same time.
  9. simba90

    Improved Equipment Picks

    Thoughts on a Vstab for a bat25t? That is the only piece of iEquip I am tempted by. I am quite happy to stockpile bonds until they are useful for something better.
  10. simba90


    I use them for firefighting on my russian meds so I can run food with less risk. It costs 2 bonds/battle So it is easy to run a session and have positive bonds at the end if you run plenty of T10's I also use the designated target bond on a couple of my LTs that have a newish crew that I haven't got around to training the actual perk. (At this stage, only my Type 62 (first chinese completely new crew) and my AMX 13 90 which I pinched the crew a while back for my batchat 25t/lorraine 40t combo. I think improved equipment is the better way to go, but If you can live without it then there is nothing wrong with directives. Just bear in mind that some of the more expensive directives _will_ drain you bonds if you run them on too many tanks.
  11. simba90

    Obj 257 - the Armored Catamaran

    get beside it and shoot the log. it will pen every time without the need for gold. Just dont try to do a track+damage shot and you're golden
  12. simba90

    Obj 257 - the Armored Catamaran

    Really? edit: actually, I guess living in NZ i've taken for granted the fact that the coast has never been more that 20 minutes from my house and that i've spent a significant chunk of my life on the water. Some of you guys in the middle of the states have to drive for days to get to the coast.
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    IS-7 Exculpation Thread

    With my crew, I swapped the vents out for optics for a laugh about 3 months ago. I am hitting 493m VR now and it has been extremely helpful for digging out STRV's and cammo'd up mediums in many late game situations. So much so that I have decided to leave that setup in place. Like Archaic_One says, the vents are nice, but they can be replaced if you have a good crew.
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    112 bullying

    Thats the the best way for people to get an indication of your thought patterns/decision making while playing a tank.
  15. So I'm curious to know what the consensus is on this forum about the new T9 Obj 430. I've heard almost nothing from anyone about it and given the sweet spot that T9 is in now I am a little surprised. I'm thinking that it is going to be a bit of fun and a variation from the T-54. The soft stats are the same as the t-54 and given that it is retaining is armour profile/camo rating and also has 1800 hitpoints I'm looking forward to playing it.

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    2. monjardin


      Derpy gun with the same alpha as a tier 9 NATO medium. What's the point? I'd rather play a T-54 or WZ-120 at that tier.

    3. Fabunil


      It is a bad gun on an excellent platform.

      Average but not nearly as bad as some people make it out to be (It definetly beats the ever forgotten WZ-120 by miles though).


    4. Tman450


      I think it's pretty good. The gun is meh, but it's a 122 so it has glorious Stalin overmatch. Accuracy is bad but gun handling is okay. Good DPM, great armor. Same profile as current 430. A but slower but has hovermed terrain resistance.

  16. simba90

    Elimination: Removed Maps

    Dragon Ridge - 32 (Edit: My bad - I changed my mind halfway/ Good catch Rexxie) Hidden Village - 30Komarin - 18 -3 = 15 = May this map die in a fire.Northwest - =28Pearl River - 34 + 1 = 35 I still don't know why they removed this map.Port - 31 Province - 27 Severgorsk - 21 South Coast - 31 (Added Kolni's vote form earlier)
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    Type59 constantly bursting into flames :(((

    Its the fuel tanks behind the LHS of the UFP. Two shots to there and you burn. same as all of the russian tanks. I started repairing my fuel tank with multi use repair kits at @Kolni advice. I've been getting few enough fires in my russian tanks to be able to run rations now.
  18. has had the new values for a while now.
  19. simba90

    +/- 25% bogus?

    Did you also ram them?
  20. simba90

    M48 patton preferred crew skills for a 5 skill crew

    The M48 only burns if your arse is to the red team. I have never run an AFE in ~450 battles and I have never once regretted it. Also, running the camo directive doesn't take into account the commanders +10% bonus, so you will always run ~2-3% lower camo than if you train the crew for it.
  21. simba90

    M48 patton preferred crew skills for a 5 skill crew

    Whats you opinion on running designated target over armorer? My setup is almost exactly the same as yours just with that one difference.
  22. simba90

    What is your go-to-premium?

    Not a purple, or even close for that matter. but for the interest of science; My most played premium is Lorraine 40t, and i usually pop a 1hr credit PR and get bored after about 30-40 min after i've got some ~400 - 500k credits and start then start playing tier 9+10