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MagicalFlyingFox #281 Posted 13 June 2018 - 02:28 PM

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I like to head to the windows in the north, the ones in the courtyard where you can shoot through either the middle road or middle-of-town road before committing to a side.

 

Its hard to judge what to do after without knowing the battle situation. 


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 A. Guy on 02 June 2018 - 12:40 AM, said:

Destroyer of Tier 6 CW... says it all about you.


_DeI_ #282 Posted 13 June 2018 - 04:06 PM

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I have a 70%+ wr in the Cent 5/1

It is 100% possible in a Cent 7/1 to get above 60%



The_Salty_Brit_ #283 Posted 14 June 2018 - 03:32 PM

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I have a 67% win rate in my Centurion 5/1    (but I have only played 3 battles so.. :-P) 

 

Ok, good news and bad news, or perhaps good news and good news depending on your point of view.. 

 

Bad news, I have repeatedly tried to convert a Battle Replay to a YouTube video and it just won't work as intended, for some unknown reason my replay client wont save the setting I want (I have de-installed my mod pack due to the game not loading and only being playable in safe mode atm).  But it keeps on changing the applied settings, I really don't want to upload a video with any players names showing but it keeps changing back to the default..  go figure.. plus my sound / microphone audio didn't work properly either (my voice kept fading in and out)   so after the third attempt I gave up..  some of you might be disappointed, others well meh..  

 

Reason for my willingness to offer my subtle tones to the masses was this..  

 

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an absolutely massive game, and it should highlight what I feel the Centurion should be capable off constantly (and probably is in the right hands) and although the situation (map and 3-5-7 top tier 9s) were ideal, I still had to play well enough..  

 

and as you can see in the results page, it wasn't all red-line-sniping either.. 

 

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What's more, it also jumped me to this.. 

 

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and this.. 

 

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and if you want to watch the replay : 

 

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Sorry that I can't offer a quick & easy YouTube video..  

 

Currently I am still at around 82% and I am adhering to the pointers given by Pro and MFF, more pro-active and try to read the battle better, drop back and farm damage or push harder when needed.. 

 

Unfortunately straight after that battle I was really reluctant to play and had a real waste of a game with only 2 shots and 832 damage, got caught out by a Lorr. 40T and a Bat chat..  didn't end well for me..   

 

BUT, then I reviled myself and had a few good battles at around 3-3.5k and pulled back up to 82%..  

 

Now all I have to do is concentrate and hope for a bit more RNG luck and a decent map, surely I can push for the last 3% even by a minor few % per game.. 

 

I'll keep you guys posted.. 

 

(maybe playing pure vanilla helped..  I will keep it like that to see if that is the case.. ) 


Edited by The_Salty_Brit_, 14 June 2018 - 03:33 PM.

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Sir_Direkin #284 Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:06 PM

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View PostThe_Salty_Brit_, on 14 June 2018 - 03:32 PM, said:

[img]https://i.imgur.com/kj7zMXM.jpg[/img]

 

From just 3 games?!

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The_Salty_Brit_ #285 Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:37 PM

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View PostSir_Direkin, on 14 June 2018 - 05:06 PM, said:

 

From just 3 games?!

 

I was at around 78% before that battle..   it's a combined of over 10K damage, it jumped me about 4 % , you need at least 3.5k for one % in a game per game scenario. 

 

My MoE mod isn't working so I don't know exactly any more, but it was around 2.4k to stay as you were, and anything over that adds to your % MoE. 

 

I'm about to log in and hope for a few good battles, maybe I can crack it before the weekend.. 


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Proloser_The_Atomistic #286 Posted 14 June 2018 - 07:26 PM

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Nice job hopefully you can see that being more aggressive/close to the battle will reap bigger rewards. Of course that also means there's a higher risk of you dying but that's better than redline camping the entire game and also ending with no damage. 

 

I would highly recommend keeping the game vanilla. Much less distractions and you don't need to worry when you see a mass of red on your team and purple on the other.



MagicalFlyingFox #287 Posted 15 June 2018 - 12:28 PM

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Use the vanilla hit log i guess. 

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 A. Guy on 02 June 2018 - 12:40 AM, said:

Destroyer of Tier 6 CW... says it all about you.


The_Salty_Brit_ #288 Posted 02 July 2018 - 02:34 PM

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Wot_Blog_Update:

 

Apologies for not writing for a while, I have been busy sorting out things I need to sort out here in the UK. I am still waiting for my PC to arrive and it will probably take me another week to get things set up so that I could play WoT , even though I am now sure I would want to. 

 

Honestly, I haven't missed it, I miss the social aspects, but not the game itself. I might give it a whirl sometime later, but I don't have that same burning desire I used to have two or three yeas ago, and with the current state of the game plus my skill/ability, I feel that I set my goals too high and can't achieve them, which just leads to frustration and a very much lowered willingness to play WoT. 

 

However,

 

Obviously because I am now in the UK, my time spent on this forum will be limited, although I do still like to read the comments and gain information, Lancaster's Law was always an interesting topic with regards to WoT because we all know that real-world physics and movement/sighting don't apply in WoT, plus, of course if you are sat in a tank and at be killed because of a mistake, I think you 'play' differently, but the cascade effect is real..  and all too often present in WoT. 

 

So, I would like to take this opportunity to thank those that have followed my 'blog' either because you liked or disliked it, as long as you read and commented, that was the goal, and also those forum users with whom I have had many in-depth and sometimes heated discussions, and I sincerely hope that at least a few players have in some way benefitted from reading the posts I have made. 

 

Special thanks go out to : Ezz, MagicFlyingFox, Neokai, Sir_Direkin and the whole PBKAC clan for making my time here more or less enjoyable, to Bol and Saffee for streaming and entertaining, to VaL for his help and especially Proloser for his constant understanding and friendly help over the years I have played WoT. 

 

There is no ill-feeling even towards those with red pens, or the game in general, you can either take it or leave it.. 

 

Although I will miss playing my Centurion 7/1 which will probably be one of the only reasons I start a fresh UK account if I can't somehow have my current one transferred. Which is the only thing I feel lessens my enthusiasm to play WoT in the UK, I have so many tanks/crews that are no longer available or were had-won promotions, competitions or grinds that their loss and non-availability due to the lack of an active transfer system, really downgrades my willingness to re-roll here. 

 

That be as it may, I hope you all can continue to enjoy the game we all once loved, and that WG can find the right way forward and solve the problems they have themselves have  instigated....

 

Happy tanking guys... 

 

thank you for your support.. 

 

I might not be back :-P 


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Ezz #289 Posted 02 July 2018 - 02:55 PM

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View PostThe_Salty_Brit_, on 02 July 2018 - 04:34 PM, said:

making my time here more or less enjoyable

We'll miss you. And good luck on the next challenge.


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