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jumphonner #41 Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:08 AM

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View Postagingtanker, on 11 September 2017 - 11:46 PM, said:

Well I've had nothing but awful teams all night tonight as well and the win rate has dropped back to 30% - again.  Getting High Calibre and 3300 damage (more than double the next highest in my team) in my T29.  8 battles 8 losses in it tonight.  What have I done to deserve this mix of useless players...... (Rhetorical - just venting)

 

Platoon up mate. Join a social clan. There are plenty out there. Being in a platoon in my experience improves your chance of winning.



agingtanker #42 Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:12 AM

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I'm a tomato.  Every clan I have applied for has declined me - I don't bother anymore.  The only one I had been accepted for accused me of using bots and just snipped me so I left.

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jumphonner #43 Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:16 AM

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View Postagingtanker, on 12 September 2017 - 08:12 AM, said:

I'm a tomato.  Every clan I have applied for has declined me - I don't bother anymore.

 

Mate, if you can follow the simple instructions in the following link, we will take you: http://forum.worldoftanks.asia/index.php?/topic/56070-oldr-want-you-or-who-ran-over-my-zimmer-frame/

agingtanker #44 Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:30 AM

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View Postjumphonner, on 12 September 2017 - 06:16 AM, said:

 

Mate, if you can follow the simple instructions in the following link, we will take you: http://forum.worldoftanks.asia/index.php?/topic/56070-oldr-want-you-or-who-ran-over-my-zimmer-frame/

 

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Sir_Direkin #45 Posted 14 September 2017 - 12:01 AM

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View Postagingtanker, on 11 September 2017 - 09:46 PM, said:

Well I've had nothing but awful teams all night tonight as well and the win rate has dropped back to 30% - again.  Getting High Calibre and 3300 damage (more than double the next highest in my team) in my T29.  8 battles 8 losses in it tonight.  What have I done to deserve this mix of useless players...... (Rhetorical - just venting)

 

I had 11 games in my T-34/85M tonight, and 9 times out of all of that my team collapsed in the order of around 4-15. Out of 11 games, only 3 wins, and one of those wins was when the team collapsed and two of us capped out (the one other survivor was camping a corner). Typical scores for today:

 

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3 wins out of 11 games in that tank... that is seriously rage inducing... not to mention the pretty horrendous RNG today.



agingtanker #46 Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:33 AM

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I had a couple of epic battles in my T71 last night (some serious PC issues but I won't go there).  Both times I took a very risky forward position (not a YOLO, just my normal safe positions were taken by +2 tier LT's).  In both cases I was actually supported by my teams +2 tier LT's (tier 9 match's) and although I was down to less than 10% HP within the first minute, I lasted the games and ended up in the top 3 on XP active spotting and sniping.  If it weren't for the support given by the other LT's (both blue players) I would have probably been yet another YOLO death.  If I can get through those first couple of minutes of a game I usually do OK.  BUT, try to replicate that in matches where you get absolutely no support and..... well lets just say my win/loss average continues to decline.  I don't mind being bottom tier as long as the higher tier tanks don't just sit back and snipe and leave you hanging....


 


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View PostSir_Direkin, on 14 September 2017 - 02:01 AM, said:

 

I had 11 games in my T-34/85M tonight, and 9 times out of all of that my team collapsed in the order of around 4-15. Out of 11 games, only 3 wins, and one of those wins was when the team collapsed and two of us capped out (the one other survivor was camping a corner). Typical scores for today:

 

3 wins out of 11 games in that tank... that is seriously rage inducing... not to mention the pretty horrendous RNG today.

 

Some days it is just best to chat to the wife.

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View PostSir_Direkin, on 13 September 2017 - 04:01 PM, said:

 

I had 11 games in my T-34/85M tonight, and 9 times out of all of that my team collapsed in the order of around 4-15. Out of 11 games, only 3 wins, and one of those wins was when the team collapsed and two of us capped out (the one other survivor was camping a corner). Typical scores for today:

 

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3 wins out of 11 games in that tank... that is seriously rage inducing... not to mention the pretty horrendous RNG today.

If you thought that was bad, my WR in the SU-76G FT, out of ten battles or so, was 25%. Teams just collapse the moment I die.



Sir_Direkin #49 Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:50 PM

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This weekend looks like it's going to be terrible for win rate, especially at tier VIII. Have you seen the upcoming event? Double exp for all tier VIII and above just for damaging at least one tank and win, and it's repeatable.

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I was contemplating coming back to tanks for this event since I have a bunch of 9s to grind. Its a shame the cable is sharked because I probably would have finished my BC grind. 

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Could this be the worst team ever - and I was arty.....  Have not won a single battle today!


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Sorry, but at that tier, its something you expect. They're all mainly new players.

 

Definitely shouldn't be whining about shit players below tier 5. 



Sir_Direkin #53 Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:06 PM

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Oh man, after last night's performance I should've listened to my own advice and not play today. 5 games, and only 1 was decent, the others were utter trash. Team collapse? Yup, and in one of them 8 players did no damage. Zero. Zip. And RNG today, wow! Of all the shots I took, so few hits, even fewer pens. In two games I couldn't even pen lights tanks at point blank! This game sometimes...

agingtanker #54 Posted 15 September 2017 - 05:19 AM

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RNGesus - I know the feeling.  In 2 games last night I auto locked on arty at near point blank in my auto loader and with 2 clips I could not destroy them and I was +1 tier.


 


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I still make the same basic mistakes over and over again....  Last night we were down to me in a Tier 7 LT and a Tier 6 Arty v's a Tier8 MT, Tier 7 Arty and Tier 6 Arty.  Encounter battle.  Enemy MT on cap.  I go after him and run into the Tier 7 Arty.  I autoaimed on the arty fire 2 shots and only 1 pens so I stop and back up to try to finish the arty when the MT 300m + away finishes me with a single shot.  So I should have not stopped and just driven around the arty to finish him then sit at visual limit range and just wear the MT down.  What are the chances I will remember that next time.  Could have been the first battle I ever carried....  Coodawoodashooda.... :(


 


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View Postagingtanker, on 15 September 2017 - 07:19 AM, said:

RNGesus - I know the feeling.  In 2 games last night I auto locked on arty at near point blank in my auto loader and with 2 clips I could not destroy them and I was +1 tier.

 

That sounds like more than simply RNG at work, it might pay to figure out what actually happened there (use your replay.   You can set the client to save all games replays)

lag?

failure to let the reticle catch up to the tank?

shooting at a heavily armoured part? (Some SPG do have them)



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View Postagingtanker, on 14 September 2017 - 10:33 PM, said:

I still make the same basic mistakes over and over again....  Last night we were down to me in a Tier 7 LT and a Tier 6 Arty v's a Tier8 MT, Tier 7 Arty and Tier 6 Arty.  Encounter battle.  Enemy MT on cap.  I go after him and run into the Tier 7 Arty.  I autoaimed on the arty fire 2 shots and only 1 pens so I stop and back up to try to finish the arty when the MT 300m + away finishes me with a single shot.  So I should have not stopped and just driven around the arty to finish him then sit at visual limit range and just wear the MT down.  What are the chances I will remember that next time.  Could have been the first battle I ever carried....  Coodawoodashooda.... :(

 

So how long did the cap timer have to run? You have many minutes to get a reset, its double the time in an ordinary game. How many hitpoints on the MT? How many minutes till the game ends?

 

Your greatest asset in that situation is your mobility/stealth and the arty, especially if you are low on health. Your gun is not necessarily your best weapon. You have a huge advantage in being able to spot them without them seeing you, or pop up in unexpected places and then let the arty just bang away at them.

 

Unless they have 3 on cap its plenty of time to relocate to the other side of the cap and keep pecking away at their rear (when they are facing away from you and you can pull back to double bush), or just find a bush and spot for arty. 

 

 

 






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