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  1. Current Sky situation in NZ: yellow.

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    Smoke from the Aussie Bush fires blowing over NZ are causing this. its fucking bizzare

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    2. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      worked a season in Dawson Creek, and skies were a silver fog,  like straight out of the horror movie, 6 weeks straight. For forest fires. the haze produced is attributed to the intensities of the fires, the fuels of the fires, and the morning fogs

       

    3. Expendable_Lad

      Expendable_Lad

      Lived last 4-5 years in LA and can confirm skies get spooky with fires blazing around. Imagine things worse there than anything I saw in SoCal. Be safe Aussie comrades. 

    4. echo9835

      echo9835

      I live in Denver and for a few years a haze would blow over the city every summer for forest fire season. Just be glad you don't have asthma...

  2. Logged in to tanks for first time in weeks and see the LT432 is on sale, for gold.

     

    Sweet. First prem Ive bought in like, 3 years. Or since they stopped putting them in the tech tree to buy.

    1. echo9835

      echo9835

      It likes to burn. A lot.

    2. kariverson

      kariverson

      I resisted the urge but got the 13 57 later on. Couldn't say no to that burst <3

  3. I present to you plebs, muh new Car

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    2. Oicraftian

      Oicraftian

      the house and cars don't imply unicum stats IRL

      nice car

    3. simba90

      simba90

      On 12/7/2019 at 11:26 PM, Assassin7 said:

      oh god lol.

      take it on epic road trips to the end of the driveway and back since its been deregistered by the insurance company and is illegal to take on the road any more :-/

      (sry for slight blur my phones focus is broken)

      Meh, just switch the plates between the two for longer trips.

      (but seriously, don't do that)

    4. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      @Oicraftian banned :triggered:

      @simba90 yeah nah lol. Plus any cop that drives past it would see the damage, instantly run the plate, and see that its wrong lol

  4. league is so ridiculously fucking toxic, even to new players or people still learning holy fucking shit.

     

    every single game I get spammed for not being apparently a fucking pro or something

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    2. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      I think I have two main problems. 

      The fist, is that fights are so short. I can't physically keep up with whats happening on the screen before either they're dead or im dead. That video you posted, I couldn't keep up with what he was even doing. I guess thats why tanks was the first game I became really good at, with its slow pacing. I've streamed in discord to friends who are good that are watching me and they're telling me to do things before I've even processed whats happening to start with. heck in some situations I even flat out lose track of where my own character is on the screen. 

      The second problem is I just physically don't know what I am doing that is wrong. As in, I dont know well enough what the correct thing to do even is. I'm slowly, slowly learning and sometimes after dying or failing to kill someone that I could of killed I realise what I did wrong. while playing garen and having the aforementioned friend watching my stream, them telling me where and when to move helped quite a lot really.

      Also, I've been playing garen, but of course he got changed with the last patch so now literally everyone is playing him, and the last 3 games I played garen I was fighting an enemy garen and just got buttfucked all 3 times. 

    3. kolni

      kolni

      well it's like learning how to drive, or learning anything really

      you need time to adjust and get comfortable keeping track of things, CSing is a skill that takes REALLY long to get good at because you have to watch all your minions and their autos to reliably get every CS (nobody's perfect, people talk about the ideal 10CS/min mark but almost nobody hits it below challenger) and once CSing becomes second nature you can start focusing more on the enemies movement

      you also learn how to farm the full wave with combos eventually

      not dying should always be your #1 priority unless you dying results in something more valuable, after that comes enemy HP/mana bar and position + summoners to keep track of, and then the minion wave, if you took a bad trade (learning when to trade also takes very long) then as garen especially you can just back off the wave and heal up, on other champs this generally means having to give up some CS since you risk dying if get to close to the enemy champion

      the trickiest part is keeping track of other lanes and jungler positioning which is ganking and roams are so effective

    4. Vindi

      Vindi

      Kolni basically wrote down every important aspect of your problem in his 3-4 long comments before but I can only agree with him on practice tool. There are a lot of champions who are only require a few basic combos to get used to (garen, darius, renekton, jarvan iv, vi, khazix, etc) but of course playing a tank will not be enough against the more complex champions because they can outcombo you easily. The best thing is just to play draft normal games one after another and you will eventually learn how to play your pool. I started with Riven and Vayne which was a fatal mistake per skills and combos because - as you wrote - I didn't even know what I'm doing in the first place.

      So start with as many champions as you can play (free to play rotations primarily without speding any BE) and you will find a few you will like I can guarantee that.

      Besides don't play ranked until you learned the basics of cs and such, long months passed until I even tried it out.

      Nonetheless the game will remain toxic, even in higher elo many ranked games are just full of shit, if someone throws his lane they will get 0-24 flame and pingfest even if they were ganked 3 times etc.

      The good teamplays are generally rare, the problem with LOL is that meanwhile in WOT you can carry for example in a Chieftain or 907 1v6 sitations from time-to-time in league this will be more harder as you get CC'd by 3 people and you cannot move and you will die again and again.

      What I did was that I randomly added every better silver or bronze guy when I started to play hoping that they would join me in a draft or ranked to learn from them and I did.

      As an addendum, watch "how-to-play xy champion" videos on YT, I can recommend Eternal Hero, he is an EUNE guy whom I usually play with, he is a DIA 3 but have the most insight into champion usage I have ever seen.

      So just check it out.

      As per on my view, after 3/4 years I started to like league really, because you have so many options and ways of how to play 1 champion and you have a large pool of them. Then you will discover combos with flash ultimates and such which will help you to deal with 1v3 or even 1v3 situations with more complex champions.

      The game will remain complex but for me this is the reason I keep playing it and quit wot because I got tired of random ebr's and arty's etc. plus it got monoton and repetitive.

  5. What the fuck did they do to AA in ships? its flat out worthless now. it does nothing.

    a fucking Furious sits a single dive bomber squad over my kongos short range AA for THREE FUCKING RUNS and doesnt lose a single plane to it?

    what is this bullshit?

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    3. Oicraftian

      Oicraftian

      I'd argue that WG seems determined to kill all the history-fags with their crap games.

      Because of WOT interest in tanks has gone down according to google trends.

       

      Now, that might not necessarily be a bad thing; they're history-fags. Not historians. And most of them are deluded into thinking things like Soviet tank bad, or IJN crap, or USN FCS buffs the precision of their guns.

    4. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      Soviet tanks are bad. 

      The only ones who don't think that, are retarded soviets.

       

  6. Did they fix the crashing issue with WOT?

  7. I WILL TRADE THE FUCKING WAFFLE TO REMOVE THE FUCK OUT OF THESE FUCKING WHEELED PILES OF SHIT

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    2. Balthazars

      Balthazars

      11 hours ago, nabucodonsor said:

      Where did they touch you?

      Anyway I agree they are shit especially for soft armoured tanks and LTs in general

      For me it's a combination of things. One is what you mentioned - their overpowered autoaim means they can reliably hit and pen soft targets with their HE while moving at full speed. The second is that I play from Australia with ~220 ping, which makes hitting the full-speed bastards a complete dice-roll.

    3. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      @nabucodonsor what actually happened is bounced OFF THE SAME FUCKING ONE THREE TIMES IN A ROW. which is a miracle in itself because it means I actually hit the fucking thing 3 times in a row. because yeah, 200 ping. They take more 0 damage crits than any other tank I have ever seen or played. I swear to god. 

      "tracking" it, doesn't even fucking slow it down either. even with two wheels gone its still as mobile as a heavy tank. if they wanted the cunts to stay moving while "tracked" that movement needs to be a literal fucking crawl. 5kph max, with one wheel broken. 

       

      plus the cancer autoaim shit as well. Im playing the fucking tier 6 and even that thing just autoaims and easily hits at least half of its shot while you're moving, turning, doing a fucking 360 backflip, whatever the fuck you want. 

       

      at least the fucking waffle poked out, got one clip off, and was HE spammed to death. I'd legit remove the wheeled cancer before I removed arty

    4. nabucodonsor

      nabucodonsor

      I agree completely. Also people just seem to run around like headless chicken and they get rewarded to do so. 

  8. Okay so I have to be fair the new new STB is actually pretty fucking dank. 

    1. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      STA1 is badass now.

      STA2 is mediocre.

      Image result for mad max mediocre gif

       

  9. first game in new buffed STB. holy shit they fixed pretty much all the problems I had with its rework. the increased side depression means you dont have to play front on only any more, and the buffed speed that the suspension stays active means you aren't constantly switching in and out of the suspension when rolling around on flanks and the annoying hiccup that happens when trying to aim down and activating the suspension is gone as well. 

     

    I cant believe WG did something right for once. 

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    2. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      Yeah they buffed the depression when out of siege mode from -6 to -8, and buffed the top speed that siege mode is active in from 20-30kph.

    3. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      Still didn't buff the side armour,  or the driver compartment.

      If they gave 45mm to Type 61 so its no longer over-match by 122 caliber, the least they can do is provide it to STB1 too, which is a tier above and the successor. It makes sense. AMX TVP Leopard need this buff too, 45mm is not alot of armour to ask for, yet it is enough to stop alot of shit that otherwise ruins your day. Like how progetto has fifty mm in the front. 

       

    4. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      I have never played the STB and thought it would bounce shots though. yeah sure a buff would be nice but it wouldn't really do anything because the front hull is paper anyway

  10.  Official forums:

    Someone: just use 100% gold because there's no downsides and it autopens everything"

    Me: No, gold isnt remotely autopen, heres proof with 3 of the oldest heavies in the game (E100 E5 IS7) that even unangled they arent remotely autopen with gold from almost every tank in the game.

    Him: "lol no you're wrong look all three of these tanks are autopen with gold in (Lists basically only weakspots of those tanks that dont even require gold to pen)

     

    I shouldnt bother, why do I do this to myself.

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    2. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      T95 is not over powered.  T95 is lame.

      You get to do one thing, make one decision, then you are locked the rest of the match. Not all maps are ensk or Himmels, which are small or narrow that T95 works.  T95 was one of my hardest play through, because it required constant beginning of the game overview, call, commitment, and prem ammo. It needs prem ammo, because it cannot afford pen failure or misses. Sometimes all you get is to fire 3 times, you need all three guarantee, for that 2K damage

      Although they buffed T95 or Type 5 speed, they are still very slow. T28 is alright, but T95 is just snail slow.

    3. tajj7

      tajj7

      Yeh it is, doesn't mean its fun, but it makes most players overperform a lot and in the corridor meta it can push easily and drag pubbies along whilst making other pubbies freeze like rabbits in headlights.

      Had one yesterday push the 1 line on Prohk, the dude blocked 10k, if I hadn't had been there and killed it (I did like most of the damage to it) this bob would have won the game for his team. 

    4. Diriz0n

      Diriz0n

      By most you mean.... standard player base 46-49% WR fodder. And then sure, it overperforms. Because as far as fodder goes, they use armour more effectively than  (positioning, speed, DPM, camo)  The weakspots are small, compared to something like Jag Pz, and generous spaced side armour. Fodder are also more likely not to spend increased costs on prem ammunition, so the TD high base pen AP works out for them more often. 

      But we are talking about caveats that boost a norm to performing slightly better, whereas if they were playing light tanks or soft meds which demand constant awareness, use of camo and speed, more prem ammunition, Etc they do poorly  (except EBR lol)  Bobject was a real case of over powered TD, because it featured the insane armour, small weakspots, and mobility on top of it all. 

      What you are basically talking about though, where a norm gets slightly heightened, is no different than them playing SPGs. These people over perform in SPGs too, because they aren't getting shot at and these types of players don't do well when getting shot at (T95 thick skin for getting shot at)  But do people call SPGs over powered? Broken, not op. Maybe LeFH. 

      It is not overpowered. It boasts boosts for bad players, who don't know anything, but with high pen base AP and passive armour that always works regardless if you are bad or not,  well it works. But put a highly skilled purple player in it, and they will have those games where they struggle to even do 2K. Because it lacks versatility and mobility. 

      In all honesty, I'd say TS-5 (or T28) are closer to overpowered than it. 

       

       

  11. I wish reddit would stop undoing my "opt out of redesign" option every week or so. fucking christ

    1. Spinee

      Spinee

      Add "old." to the Reddit URL and it'll switch back to the old design, any links opened here will default to the old Reddit. "https://old.reddit.com"

  12. A friend has been playing a lot of league lately. I said fuck it and downloaded it, despite never being remotely interested in it in my life before.

    Good news: I enjoyed it.

    Bad news: I enjoyed it oh god please help

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    2. mati_14

      mati_14

      On 8/1/2019 at 8:17 AM, Fulcrous said:

      That's every server. Every elo. Diamond is not an exception - though diamond has far fewer toxic players as player at this elo realize shit happens. Plat/D4 is the most toxic based off of personal experience. 

      Can confirm, Plat 3 here laner in the shittiest server in the world, everyone thinks they are Faker stuck in this elo because of their teammates. Personally, I think Jgs are the most egotistic players particularly.

       

      Just now, Assassin7 said:

      im playing entirely lux, playing with aforementioned friend. I find I can fairly well 1v1 someone, but if someone else comes into the lane and jumps me im fucked and then I get further fucked.

      friend is giving me tips and hints. but Im finding its really not fun the sudden ganking and the idea of having to learn the attacks and stuff of every single other champion to avoid being ganked sounds daunting, a PITA, and not what I feel like doing. I've only got the time for one competitive game lol.

      1 Playing Lux to learn the game it's like playing arty :doge:, you are gonna have fun with Zed/Yasuo smurfs shitting on you because you don't know how to play the match up yet.

      2 If you wanna get competitive in LoL I would recommend you to not play ranked until you reach lvl 50 or so, believe me, there is a shitton of stuff to memorize about the game which is what I found annoying when I was learning, runes, builds, scalings, all the skills, passives, jg routes, cds, lane matches and a big etc. ARAM helped a lot since and it's quite fun just spamming abilities and autos here and there.

       

      3 Just play for fun, enjoy it while you can, it gets frustrating the most you learn about it and I'd say playing without chat it's the most healthy thing to enjoy the game. As has been said, most players below diamond have no idea what's going on, and you'll find a lot of kids playing too.

    3. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      I very much do not wanna play competitively. I played it for memes because a friend was. Im getting bored of it now

    4. Fulcrous

      Fulcrous

      It's a ridiculiusly high skill-cap game and it's sure as hell better than WoT fucking you over with RNG even with the egoists.

      @mati_14 I feel like for junglers it's understandable. You get so much flame for not ganking a hard-losing lane that would result in inting if you ganked.

      I strongly recall a game getting flamed all game despite stealing 3 barons and every drake spawn despite the team's efforts to lose by basically inting fights and still getting blamed for the L. :serb:

      Having peaked P1 D3 MMR in season 5, there's little to no mechanical skill difference between mid-diamond and lower Elo. Only difference is knowledge.

      I agree with ARAM. It is legit one of the best ways to get better in every aspect of the game minus map and wave control.

  13. me: *plays ships*. 

    people: *report me...?*

    me: does top XP by a mile, carries hard and singlehandedly saves the game.

    compliments: 0.

    fml

    1. NightmareMk9

      NightmareMk9

      After 2300 games I think my Rep is 1

    2. Oicraftian

      Oicraftian

      Your expectations betray you

    3. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      seriously though, I got reported for reversing with double fires while being shot at by 3 smoked DDs lol, I've been reported like 3 times for dev striking people in my DD... 

  14. any 19pt shima captains? what skills should I be going for aside from the obvious concealment expert/torp reload etc?

    1. orzel286

      orzel286

      Play azur lane instead :v

  15. tfw you keep getting reported in ships because you're playing the yugumo with torp reload booster and keep dev striking people not expecting it

  16. new STB first impressions:

    Turret armour buff is absolutely brilliant. Its much more reliable now so peeking ridges is a lot safer. 

    DPM buff is great, I haven't actually really noticed the lack of alpha yet so im not too worried about that.

    gun handling, I haven't really noticed either. idk why, maybe because my crew and equipment were already so maxed out? (6 skills/full improved equipment)

    And... the suspension. Its a mixed bag. the extra over the front is nice. I don't like the delay for changing over to it, and the length of time it takes to actually depress the suspension. it makes quickly peeking ridges very difficult becuase you can't level the gun at the enemy until you've actually peeked up far enough, and you also cannot gauge the slope or how far you can actually depress until you've stopped and let it depress that far. it makes the whole tank feel more complicated to play.

    along with that, the -6 degrees over the side is absolutely ass and should never have gone live. it should be at least -8, and severely limits the angles you actually can peek and makes limiting your exposure much more difficult. 

     

    TLDR, mixed feelings. Ill have to get used to it, but it doesn't at least feel any *less* effective than before, but so far it doesn't actually feel much *more* effective either, aside from the buffed turret. 

    1. Oicraftian

      Oicraftian

      But now STB-1 has joined in the gun dep armor aids meta.

      Which really is unfortunate.

  17. So you have to install the shitty ass WG game center to play the test server.

     

    Fine, fucking did it. Except it then decided to fucking hook itself into my normal tanks and ships installs so now they wont launch without that fucking pile of cancer. Uninstalling it and trying to delete the hook files didnt work. So now im doing a fucking system restore to fix it.

     

    Fuck this shitty ass game center, fuck WG why cant we just leave all this shit alone?

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    2. Jesse_the_Scout

      Jesse_the_Scout

      They did it because it's way more confusing to rage uninstall than the old client.

    3. NightmareMk9

      NightmareMk9

      I copied the link to the exe file in the WOT folder.  It allows me to load Tanks without the Game Center

    4. Draco912

      Draco912

      well that is what i have to look forward too. my tenks goes unresponsive loading into the log in screen so i need to reinstall but im probably S.o.L for getting the stand alone client install at this point.

  18. @Folterknecht what sort of constraints are there on mixing different RAM modules? I'm thinking of expanding it in the two free slots I have, but apparently they don't stock the ones Im using anywhere in NZ any more (https://nz.pcpartpicker.com/product/FH2rxr/crucial-memory-bls2k8g4d240fsc)

    what should I be looking for to compliment these?

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    2. Bavor

      Bavor

      It looks like your ownly white memory option is Corsair Vengance according to Pc Part Picker NZ.  You could try 2 of them at the 2666 MHz speed and run them using the Crucial Ballistiix Sport XMP profile or buy the Corsair Vengance for and sell your current memory.

    3. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      Im not too fussed if they're not white as long as they're compatible. performance over looks as you do.

    4. Bavor

      Bavor

      If you wanted to add another 16 GB, then you can get the Crucial Ballistix Sport LT in 2666 MHz speed in grey.  It should run fine at the lower speed of your current 2400 MHz memory and its timings. https://nz.pcpartpicker.com/product/Kf648d/crucial-ballistix-sport-lt-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-2666-memory-bls2k8g4d26bfsbk

      It looks like you can still get the 2x8 GB DDR4-2400 Ballistix Sport LT in the US for $85 USD.  I'm not sure if it would be worth the cost of someone shipping it to you so you can guarantee compatibility if that's what you are concerned about.

  19. @Haswell the fuck even was that bot

    1. Haswell

      Haswell

      Something with rudimentary pattern recognition, though why the fuck did it dig up 2yo threads?

  20. Race tracks designed for F1 cars are all complete garbage for all other types of car. Change my mind.

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    2. Draco912

      Draco912

      just imagine how spa and bathurst are on iracing in anything big like the lmp or daytona prototype with people who drive like its fast and furious tokyo drift. thats why i stay with my fezza 488 gt3 and oval racing mostly i would die every race in anything more powerful lol

    3. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      bathurst sucks for LMP, but spa is great for everything

    4. HowitzerBlitzer

      HowitzerBlitzer

      Paul Ricard is better for GT cars rather than F1
      Monza is simple enough to where it's good for almost everything, same case with Montreal.

  21. has anyone else been not able to access their vehicle tab in the service record for like 2 patches? and is there a fix?

    1. Wanderjar

      Wanderjar

      first ive heard of that one. 

    2. Rexxie

      Rexxie

      I couldn't for a long while either. I have to imagine you should be able to clear your dossier cache to fix it, but I'm only guessing & too lazy to check myself.

  22. these fucking spambots man

    1. Haswell

      Haswell

      Where else can I find sunglasses and cars and meds and printers for cheap? :doge:

    2. Assassin7

      Assassin7

      also all these "news" (?) articles about random sports teams doing whatever I dont even know whats the point

    3. NightmareMk9

      NightmareMk9

      I got a call last night from a nice guy that wants to buy my house for cash...

  23. okay that spambot is gone. welp

  24. lol WoT classic server is unplayable. It says 300 ping, but it feels like 800+. pressing a button takes a full second before something happens, htting anything that hasn't been stationary for than 3 seconds is 100% impossible. even if its at close range, and completely side on. light tanks? yeah don't even bother. 

     

    basically every NA and EU player I've been in a game with so far has said the same thing. but the few RU players I got english replies out of all said its fine on their end. 

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    2. Fulvin

      Fulvin

      alt+f4 midgame fixed it. (you won't have to queue again if you do it)

    3. TheChang

      TheChang

      Switching to minimum graphics helped the input lag a lot surprisingly

    4. hall0

      hall0

      tried it now. As yuro fag I do have the same problem. It shows a 20-30 ping. But that can't be right. It feels more like 2000-3000.

      I kid you not. My tanks floats around and the walls getting crushed 10m in front of the actual tank. And no surprise, I can't hit the broadside of a barn. 

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