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World of Tanks anyone?
« on: August 17, 2014, 02:05:13 AM »
Figured due to the popularity of WoT on both PC and XBOX 360 I'd start a thread for it.

Anyway after all the ads with tanks running around blowing the crap out of each other and other badassness, I decided to take the plunge and download the XBOX 360 version. While it can be frustrating at times with the matchmaking, I haven't regretted it and it even inspired me to go to a few museums to see these metal beast in real life.

Currently you'll find me playing mostly as a TOG, a Hetzer, or a Matilda IV, though I have many more in my garage that I also run that I may get around to listing eventually.

I was wondering who else plays this game and what tanks they find to be their favorites and other discussion related to this wacky game that's online community coined such terms as "Derp Gun" and "Flak Bus".
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2014, 08:24:40 AM »
I've played the PC version, where one of my favourite tanks is the squat little British TD with a big ol' howitzer on it.
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2014, 11:15:41 AM »
Damn, I was going to start a thread on this game ... eventually.  :D

Here I am in one of my most favorite tanks of the game, the TOG II*.

Get behind TOG, little friend! TOG protect you! XD

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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2014, 01:18:10 PM »
I believe the British TD was the Aletco.

And yeah, the TOG is a freaking beast. A TOG platoon is one of the most scary things you can see at Tier 6.
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2014, 05:24:03 PM »
Yeah, my Alecto is one of my preferred tanks.
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2014, 10:28:18 PM »
Aletco's are fun little TDs cause they haul ass and are easy to hide. I used mine as a hybrid Scout/TD/Arty Killer.
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« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2014, 03:43:59 PM »
Awesome videos. That "Tog Leads the Charge" video especially was bad ass.
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« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2014, 11:14:28 PM »
I've actually successfully done that before against a KV-3 and a KV-1S.  I didn't have much health left after, but I killed them both.  ;)  I also held off an entire flank by myself in the TOG after the other players on that side of the map got taken out, though this was significantly helped by the fact my team had a very good arty.  The irony was that he'd bitched at the start of the game about how useless the TOG was, and yet I ended up spotting all of his kills for him, and dealing out the most damage out of anyone else on the team for that match.   8)
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2014, 01:16:09 AM »
Most my experiences with the TOG are either an Epic Rampage or an Epic Last Stand. Either way I'm sending enemy tanks to the scrapyard with that hard hitting and accurate as hell 17 pdr. And a fully destroyed TOG cost only 6,000 silver to repair so even if I stink a round I still make a lot of silver.
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« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2014, 11:59:45 AM »
Yup, one of the best things about it.
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« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2014, 11:14:25 PM »
What tier is everyone up to, btw?  The highest I have is 6 so far, though this is largely due to the fact that I've been working basically every tank line the game has.
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« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2014, 11:34:46 PM »
Thinking of stopping at Tier 7. I have two 7s atm and it takes forever to get upgrades. My T29 is really frustrating because the last gun upgrade is so damn expensive and I get stuck in tier 9 matches way too much regulating me to just a rear line tank. Having just a 90mm gun against tier 9 heavies is hell.

I tend to have more fun in tier 5 and 6 tanks.
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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2014, 07:28:52 PM »
Finally upgraded to the 105mm gun for my T-29. Damn thing hits like a freight train but like many big tier 7 guns it takes forever to reload. Still the T-29 is starting to redeem itself in my view. And there's no denying how badass it looks.
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« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2014, 11:12:04 PM »
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« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2016, 11:06:38 AM »
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Re: World of Tanks anyone?
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2016, 04:11:03 PM »
So I picked this game up a couple of month ago and, while I'm mostly enjoying it, I seem to be stuck in a rut at tier 4. Any advice for getting over this hump?
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« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2016, 06:17:17 PM »
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« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2016, 01:58:45 AM »
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