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Android25 last won the day on December 7 2019

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  1. Finally got the 260 today... Glad grinding for that is over.

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    2. echo9835


      Congratulations! That is a difficult tank to get. enjoy.

    3. NightmareMk9


      FU LT15, I was playing JUST tier 10 lights for a week and losing 80% of my games.

      I should just switch to the TD and pay 1 order to skip MT13

    4. Kymrel


      LT 15 is just basically play an EBR 105 and get Prok...

  2. Got two packs of 75, I'll likely be gifted a few more by friends through exchanges through the month. I was in a rush for work, so I didn't jot everything down like normal, but the first set included all the lower tier tanks at least once, the commander, all the skins except the one for the E4, and both the E75 TS and the 703 II. The next 75 included the E4 skin, the 703 twice and the progetto (which I also already have). Total gold haul including compensation for 3 tier 8s was about 100,000. Credit income appeared to be around 8M. I won't have time to do decoration stuff until tonight, but if it's anything like last year, 150 boxes should be close to enough to get every ornament in the book. 130 is a great tank. The camo value and slightly bigger punch make it better than the scorp on a campy map, though the scorp does still have mobility over it.
  3. After almost 24k games I believe last night I had my first game where I was called a "total dumbass" and "pussy" by a player while pulling off over 1400 base xp and winning

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    2. j_galt


      I tend to message those guys after the match to make fun of their results.  Petty, I know, but it does lead to the craziest walls of text before they get blacklisted.

    3. Android25


      I was fairly level headed and just send him a :^)

      I feel sort of bad for him actually... maintaining a sub 47% WR is actually a challenge... he must be actively giving poor advice to his team in most of his games.

    4. Kymrel


      I would have thought that after 24k games you would have had that happen more often. You have led a sheltered life :D

  4. At one point I broke the Delete key on my K70. They didn't replace the whole board, or even give me a new set of caps. But I did get a hand addressed bubble envelope with a new delete key. That was kind of cool.
  5. Is fun game mode.


    1. Deus__Ex__Machina


      i also enjoyed it, one of the better special event mode they have done in recent times.

      miles better than home front, and not as boring as FL.

      only gripe id have is teaming in solo mode, and the retarded module dmg (fires and ammo racks are way to frequent due to them lowering module HP) 

    2. kariverson


      On 8/28/2019 at 1:30 PM, Deus__Ex__Machina said:

      i also enjoyed it, one of the better special event mode they have done in recent times.

      miles better than home front, and not as boring as FL.

      only gripe id have is teaming in solo mode, and the retarded module dmg (fires and ammo racks are way to frequent due to them lowering module HP) 

      Yeah teaming in solo sucks ass. But man it felt good when I beat both their IS3 asses with my t54-55whatever tank. 

  6. It's not bad... a lot more fun than anything else WG has come up with recently. Here's 50 some games. Platoon was way easier.
  7. Anyone who loves Myst/Obduction like puzzle games or is just really interested in more immersive VR world's. Cyan is running another kickstarter for their new VR/flat screen game Firmament. Campaign has another 9 and a half days and could use some funding help.  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1252280491/firmament


  8. I'm going to need a 3080 TI when it comes out so I can boost that Gaming score over 200
  9. Intel, in their infinite wisdom, only supports bootable raid of a bifurcated PCIe slot with their own optane m.2 cards. Unlike AMD who supports any NVMe. I'll have to software raid them, thankfully there's not much of a performance hit with software raids of SSDs. I've lost two windows NVMe installations to attempting to upgrade the NVMe driver. So I've moved windows back to SATA SSD. Yes I could have booted up something off a USB and fixed it, but both times Windows was getting close to a much needed reset anyway. The shroud does have thermal pads, I know they aren't super effective but they're at least good enough as a thermal medium for GPU memory. I considered removing the stickers but until I can actually get the drive to work, I'm not 100% sure I won't return them. It's also hollow between the padded plate and the brushed top cover, so the fan has some air to move around in there. The really annoying thing is, after spending around $700 on the drive, I realized that bifurcation, while possible on the x99 platform, has no support. Though I did have successful attempts of flashing modded bios to the board, I was unable to get the CPU to read the slot as four separate devices. Hence the move up to the x299 platform and another $1600 upgrade. The MSI board I got has its own "dumb" 4x NVMe card that requires PCIe slot bifurcation. It has what appears to be a much more effective GPU looking heat spreader with a single large fan on top, but it's 2 slots wide and I don't think it will fit with my GPU mounted vertically in the slot region with the cooler master vertical GPU mount. I wouldn't be able to fit any cards if my case didn't have 9 expansion slots. The adapter takes up 7 but the new RTX cards are all unusually tall and it sticks at least a half slot width above the 7th slot. As for a use case... I'm not really sure yet. My steam library will go on it, but the raid won't really help with the loading of lots of small files. It might even hinder performance but I'll have to do some testing. I filed a late FAFSA after learning I'm now old enough to not have to claim my parents income, and the government just gave me a bunch of grant money for a semester that I had already paid for. What better way to spend taxpayer money than to squeeze another 15-20% more speed out of my computer for the price of a brand new reasonable gaming PC? And yes, I will hit the cap on my IRA this year so that was out too.
  10. Calling on @Folterknecht to laugh at me and tell me what a waste of money this is (Disclaimer: I "only" paid $151 for each of these, not the incredibly marked up $389.99) How to spend $6k on your computer over time... (https://pcpartpicker.com/list/DPZdRJ)
  11. When your team can't get a push together but you've learned all the objective sniping spots




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    2. Errants


      "Fuck your slut bitch filthy mother." (assumed he missed the "r" in "made/madre") Seems about normal for pubbie spam.

      Wouldn't have said Mexican, though... that could've been any Central/Latin American dialect of Spanish.

    3. Android25


      It was more to be derogatory :P

    4. Errants


      I know, I'm being a fucking carebear.

  13. I was pulling full (active) player stats from the server monthly, took about 14 days for all 4 regions, until around a year ago. If I ever continue with that endeavor I could set up an API to pull individual tank statistics.
  14. Most clans tend to clear their inactive members and fill up with active players weeks before these types of events start... but good luck.
  15. In a sense, yes. The assumption would be that if you're playing at super uni level, say very close to the threshold, you shouldn't have a super uni win rate unless you are platooned with other players of similar skill, which tends to be the case on average (hence the inflated WR numbers). Like I mentioned, there are players capable of solo play that easily reaches beyond super unicum win rate. But the meta at such high levels can vary so widely when it comes to solo play. For example, it's very likely that there are at least some players who manage super unicum stats and fail to consistently win games (sub 60%, obviously there are no cases of super uni play with dramaticly low WR) because the play style getting them there is not as helpful to the team as other playstyles ranked at the same WN8 (this is exactly the reason WN8 takes WR into account up to 10% of your sum WN8). However as soon as two players of similar WN8 level play together, their varying playstyles tend to balance and lead to more victories than either of them solo. However, at the same time, there are some but fewer still super uni playstyles or at least attitudes (that can be a big one) that lead to destructive platoon play, where the sum of the two players is worse than either player individually. It's actually a super complicated and interesting science that used to lead to 20 plus page boards over in the math section. So to sum it up, you shouldn't be that concerned with the difference between colors of WN8 and WR when it comes to solo play, but there certainly are playstyle changes that could bring the two closer. I, however, am much better at providing you with the theory and reason as to why there are differences, rather than the knowledge of playstyles to change those differences, and so I'll leave it at that for the more purplish people to guide you
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