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  1. I wanted to finish grinding Ranked but just got steamrolled 13 games in a row, no chevron lost but fuck me ggs.

  2. 3 vs 9 win, totally not cause we had a chief 


  3. Why in the fuck are 50% of Chieftains droolers?

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    2. SchnitzelTruck


      I just hate that even though half of the chiefs are driven by 50%ers they still are stupidly dangerous. I wish there was even a tiny shred of thought put into the abominations they stick in this game.

    3. lavawing


      I quit tier 10s and pretty much WoT because suddenly there are tanks that money can't buy and bots can't grind

    4. hazzgar


      @NightmareMk9 how can a retard clan get a Chief? I had a "I'm a 50% and 55% recent" retard with 1490 dpg in his t10 heavies tell me he earned one himself and I'm afraid that's true.

  4. What's the bond shop consensus on the forum? 121B looks fairly okay, FV is historically a turd and M60 only exists in code form. Save for possible 907 in future or risk getting the tier 10s replaced by something whack like KV-4K instead.

    1. hazzgar


      I'd go M60 just because you probably play more US meds than China meds plus a fast high dpm patton is nice

    2. kolni


      If you have the ability to grind up again, the 121B is actually fun to play if you enjoy playing a russian medium without armour but with an actually good gun. 350 HEAT is really fucking OP.

  5. Wtf is this role xp shit, some dumb fucks shooting a 430U turret trumps 3k more QCQ damage by 25%?


  6. L3av3 it to WG to mon3tiz3 th3 AMX 40, indubitabl3 cash grab of s3ismic magnitud3

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    2. Ham_
    3. Jesse_the_Scout


      oh, fuck, it's contagious

    4. Ham_


      3 hours ago, Jesse_the_Scout said:

      oh, fuck, it's contagious

      th4ts s0 r4c1st y0u l1ttl3 sh1t, b4ng1ng my h34d 4g41nst th3 k3yb04rd 1s 4 c0nd1t10n

  7. Struggling to keep 430 close to 3k, I feel so gimped coming off 100 battles of HEAT-54. Tank is awesome but I keep finding myself feeling castrated in some situations where the HEAT-54 would be going to town. Anyone recommend ways to work around the pen in tier X games compared to 54/55a gameplay?

  8. Why is it that 46% shitters are always the tactical genii in chat

    1. SchnitzelTruck


      It takes skill to lose that much. They know what they're doing more than I do

    2. RC_Tank


      had one tell me winning is for losers

      made me think tbh

  9. 92.5 -> 94.5 in one game lmao



    1. Ham_


      If you fap to marks like me heres some eye candy



  10. Scout and Patrol Duty, am I playing too passively?


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    2. Ham_


      The one with the funky snowy mountains and the ebr death pit in the middle

    3. Wanderjar


      mountain pass?

    4. Ham_


      Mannerheim line I think

  11. Tanks should have an equal price choice of APCR/HEAT. Get rid of premium APCR because that just invites sprem. HEAT has genuine drawbacks + some pen/velocity nerfs make switching between rounds more important. That's how it should be imo instead of keeping the concept of premium ammo. For instance Chieftain, but 300 pen HEAT not APCR. Already more palatable. Thoughts?

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    2. Ham_


      30 euro Battle Pass

    3. echo9835


      The 30 euro battle pass pays for the hot tub and coke, not the moonbase itself.

    4. ZXrage


      I think tier 10 should be the only tier without sprem, you're top dog you do not need to be spamming gold
      But if they do this then they need to bring back weakspots in tanks instead of "lol just flank them"

  12. I consider myself a masochist 


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    2. Haswell


      Dis spic able


    3. churchill50


      Yeah, I just did that 3-mark in honor of how much I used to enjoy the tank before the LT rebalance.
      Man was that a painful tank to 3-mark.

      It has nothing going for it anymore. It used to have the quirky autoloader which made it fun. Nowadays it's just an awkward tank with a really derpy gun.

      How the mighty have fallen.

    4. RC_Tank



      should i congratulate you or say i'm sorry

  13. Anyone from math corner, how will 1.9 affect WN8? Will it take time to normalize? What happens to old stats? Is WN8 dead?

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    2. Assassin7


      because all the light tanks tiering, balancing, and all that got completely flipped on its head. T6-7-8 lights legacy stats were all leagues above what the typical expected for those tanks would be now, so basically anyone with any number of battles in light tanks pre change created a major innacuracy in WN8. 

      Also I think that was the same patch that 3-5-7 was introduced, so the general HP pool of battles shrunk which would have lowered general expected DPGs across the board.

      and I think there were a few other things around that time that also affected it. 

    3. Ham_


      Not strictly true, the lights I had, LTTB and 13 90, both got moved up a tier, and the DPGs went up too. WN8 is close to the same. Just an example of not benefiting. 

    4. MagicalFlyingFox


      WN8 has somehow become even more pointless than it was before. 


      Changes wont make a difference in tiers 9 and 10 though which are more important IMHO. Even tier 8 wont change much if at all. 

  14. Skill4Ltu prefers the T-62a gun for the T-54, he argues the lack of gun handling on the 140 gun, means you rely too much on heavy sprem. Gonna try it when I get the XP later today, bounty rammer should make up some of the difference. I'm hopeful.

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    2. Ham_


      @kolni I have given the other gun a fair try. 3k dpg 5k combined for 8 games. The AP really helped with perma tracking some tanks but I felt the frustration at the times where I could let dpm take over, the extra kick wasn't there which made some games closer than necessary. The gun could trade 2 for 1 with most tanks, how ever you get caught out trying to retreat more frequently which is extra hp loss. Big no no in my eyes. I switched to the dpg gun and with the help of some bond equipment and fem crew, the tank is just so much more of a beast. I would have to add, that food is mandatory. That's probably a no brainer for you but hell someone might just read this. I did agree with you previously, but was determined to make my own conclusions. So here we are.

    3. Ham_


      To add to that, my assisting damage average was 1,981 over that period, skill was hovering around 1000 when marking on RU. If that indicates I'm playing more aggressively, probably, it's in line with the fact I'm getting more benefit from the dpm gun.

    4. echo9835


      @Ham_ Yeah, the DPM gun is better with a full spendy loadout. I used the gun handling gun because I am cheap.

  15. After 6 years of owning an ISU and now 704... I finally have a BL-10 lmao

    Also 2.7k dpg only gets 2.4k wn8,  that must be the highest expected damage for a tier 9 tech tree tank. Edit: It is the highest tier 9 expected damage, period. AE Phase 1 included.

    1. lavawing


      704 numbers are old because people spammed games in it during 8.5 ish when bushwank was THE way to play. also 286 pen used to be godmode which it isn't now.

      just 2.2k would be pretty good these days

    2. PityFool


      704 is godtier

  16. My team fucking capped in a potential 4k tier 5 game 


  17. Full sprem chieftain with prem consumables and food 1v9 on Quackybabys channel, comment section is as salty as they come, I recommend popcorn.

    1. Snoregasm2
    2. Ham_
    3. Haswell


      You really want people go give him more views? :doge:

  18. Not usually a red line wanker but this one was a ton of fun


  19. Just watched Blackadder... Low and behold a wild @Private_Miros appeared in it. Made me chuckle a bit finally knowing what that photo is.

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    2. j_galt


      As an aging lover of British comedy all I can say is Blackadder is a real treasure.  All should try it. 

    3. lavawing


      The last season made for some thoughtful entertainment, but on the whole people take it much too seriously. The fact is that the Great War was nowhere as badly run as depicted, but at this point there will be no setting the record straight: it was Butcher Haig, saved from a pygmy with a sharpened mango, who sent our boys to die.

      Now, there were people, like Monash, who might have conceivably done a better job, but Haig was neither a brute nor an imbecile. He was a product of contemporary thinking, neither better nor worse than most of his contemporaries.

      But here I am taking it too seriously.

    4. j_galt


      A tad...

      But altogether valid as criticism  of military pop history.  

      Still, it's supposed to be a comedy. Next someone will complain that Queen Elizabeth was not accurately portrayed in the second season and there is no historical proof that she employed a handmaid with an udder fixation.

  20. Full sprem in arty just straight up boosts your DPG by a quarter, its a complete joke.

  21. Anyone else have a cursed 94% tank?

    Edit: hehe


    1. mistervanni


      did u find more success as a glorified medium with boom alfa or as follow-up assault tank? i found it uncomfortable after the changes :(

    2. Ham_


      You can use your speed to avoid the shitty spam fest heavy tank lines like in Minsk and go down the med routes, no matter where you go you are a peek and boom tank, so just bait teammates, reverse sidescrape or hulldown and start racking up damage. Frontal sidescraping is the quick and easy option against scrubs but good players can hit the pike so be wary.

    3. hazzgar


      For maaaany battles it was my elc even 90 but i tried to 3 mark it on min settings and 16-20fps so yeah. 

  22. Finally got it.. 7k blocked in Mutant, what a fucking vehicle

    Edit: Game straight after got HT15 done in IS-7 with 7k blocked again lmao

    1. Deus__Ex__Machina


      mutant is a underrated premium 

      garbage gun, but the platform is amazing when used right

    2. Unavailebow


      When I drove it, mantlet was full of holes. 

  23. The amount of after battle flack I'm getting for parking on bridges n shit in pursuit of HT12 is making my day

  24. What are the meta HT12 tanks? Thinking about trying OI just because low tier, everything else seems worthless or hp is so high that the damage blocked needed is ridiculous

    1. PityFool



      Fucking easy mode, trust me. I bought one and completed HT12 and HT15 within 10 battles.

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