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FeeTFooD #1 Posted 08 November 2019 - 05:24 AM

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Seeing as that other thread has been taken over, this thread is a safe space for people who want to improve their World of Tanks experience and get better at the game. If you want advice on how to track your stats and improve in the game, please post here. World of Tanks is supposed to be an enjoyable experience and many of us are here to help.  Any non-constructive posts will be reported. 

 

To start off with, I took about 2.5 years from World of Tanks for a number of personal reasons which I will not go in to, then came back when I had the flu and couldn’t work. I found that the game had changed a lot and I was very rusty. I’ve reached a point where my performance in tiers 4-7 is almost where it used to be but 8+ I’m really struggling. I’m going to remain in my comfortable middle tier zone until I can maintain 60% wins and 2500+ WN8 over a 30 day period. 
 

I think one of my biggest weaknesses and problems is playing when I’m tired. I’m less alert and make some really bad decisions - stuff that I normally tell pubbies not to do such as over extending. This can be remedied by taking regular breaks and making sure I’m eating, drinking and sleeping well. 
 

With the meta shift as well I’m finding that some of my favourite brawling tanks have been indirectly nerfed. I used to love the E-75 for example and now I can barely make it work. 
 

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Good plan Feet, for myself playing when tired is definitely a key factor in poor results.

 

I think while you were away a number of things changed in the meta and some previously decent tanks were left behind.

 

A. The game undeniably became significantly more pay to win, primarily with tier 8 premiums that were out and out better than before.  Now from a practical point of view there are 4 ways to approach this.

 

1. If you can't beat them join them, buy some of the stronger premiums e.g. Defender, IS3a, Lorraine 40t, T44 100, LT-432, ebr-75. Downside is it cost money of course and there is the issue  that all that does is encourage WG to continue down this path. Upside, is it will make you more influential in match outcomes, even when bottom tier.

 

2. Dont play in tiers where you will be same tier or lower vs p2w premiums. So if you play tier 9, 10, 5 or lower then p2w premiums arent going to be much or at all a factor stopping you from being a positive factor in match outcome. Downside is that this can be hard to do if you need to grind credits. Also some of the other tiers have their own balance  issues e.g. tier 10 which is also  impacted by pay to win but through slightly different means.

 

3. Dont play. Saves you money, frustration and if enough players do it, it might (dubious) send a message to WG to start balancing stuff properly. Downside, fact is for all its faults the game can still be addictively fun and there  isnt really an alternative in this segment that is as good imho.

 

4. There are a few tech tree tanks that are viable and competitive  at tiers 7 & 8. Some of them may not be as good as their premium equivalents, but are close enough that it is marginal or at least close enough that the player is much more of a difference. Examples include, Pantera, T-44, Lttb, Vk100.01p, IS3, T29, udes 14 alt5, T71 DA, Udes 03

 

B. Tier 10 is pretty broken now. Dominated by OP reward tanks and tier 10 grind meta flavour of the day tanks. If you have one or more of them then sure. Theoretically you can get these without paying real money. In practise you can get them arguably much quicker if you are a player that usually runs premium time and can afford to buy meta premiums to assist personal  mission success or acquire (via paying free xp) or are a member of a clan and have lots and lots of bonds. Acquiring lots and lots of bonds is easier if you have meta tanks which are often paid for tanks and run premium time because bond sources like ranked battles are very expensive credit wise to do well in. To be fair Frontline gives bonds playing tier 8, but it is again subject to tier 8 meta tank dominance. It does print credits though. Some cant stand  the repetition of 1 or niw a secind map only. I tend to play tier 10 only rarely, for me tier 9 is the sweet spot.

 

C. Wheeled tanks disrupted the meta for other LTs mainly with regards to where inital safe passive spot locations are chosen. Some hate them, some love them. Some say they are broken OP, some say they are weak. Some say they are just generally broken and should not be in the game. Fact is they are here, are unlikely to go away so the main thing is to adapt your play to compensate fo high speed active spotters that are hard to hit on the move. They absolutely do NOT obsolete tracked LTs, but you do have to adapt to them.

 

D. Swedish high camo, high pen TDs with trick suspension have come, can be deadly if used right, susceptible to HE. Less impactful now nearly all the crazy climb spots on maps have been nerfed, but still very effective if used right. Few though really play these TDs right.

 

E. High alpha HE has become a real issue, negating a lot of the skill in armour use. This was partly in a response to WG removing weak spots. WG have acknowledged this tobsome extent bY nerfing HE on tanks like Type 4/5 derps and the current ammo rebalance. Would be nice if they rediscovered weak spots though..

 


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I refuse to play OP tanks on principal and even though I’m currently on a premium account I’m not really interested in any of the premium tanks currently on sale. If the senlac goes on sale again however I’ll be all over that like a rash.

I’ve been grinding the Swedish Mt and TD lines simultaneously, currently at T6 and I’ve hit a wall of performance. I just can’t make either work.

I like your recommendation for the T29, I’ve been considering it and the T20.

 

I’ve also never been a big fan of T10 - even though I have a multitude of T10 tanks. I think I prefer the middle tiers because there is more balance. 


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I refuse to play OP tanks on principal and even though I’m currently on a premium account I’m not really interested in any of the premium tanks currently on sale. If the senlac goes on sale again however I’ll be all over that like a rash.

I’ve been grinding the Swedish Mt and TD lines simultaneously, currently at T6 and I’ve hit a wall of performance. I just can’t make either work.

I like your recommendation for the T29, I’ve been considering it and the T20.

 

I’ve also never been a big fan of T10 - even though I have a multitude of T10 tanks. I think I prefer the middle tiers because there is more balance. 

Mostly I pretty much agree with your PoV. Where I differ is that I have compromised my principles twice.

 

1 because I loved playing the tier 9 Lorraine 40t when it was in the tech tree and I was gutted when they removed it. So I bought the premium Lorraine before even knowing how effective itcwas going to be mainly for the fact it was a Lorraine 40t.

 

2. LT-432  I have no excuse for this one, I just had an irrational need for an LT that could ram kill and I wanted a credit earning LT. At the time the choice was only really this or the blackdog and I did not really enjoy the WB that much.

 

The Swedish mediums and TDs are quite specialist lines, they also change quite a bit as you go up the tiers.

 

With the TDs I played the tier 6 and 7 as a hybrid of passive scout and sniper. It might be just me but since I love playing LTs I tend to find ways I can apply LT gameplay to some other classes when the opportunity arises. 

 

So these can actually work very well as passive scouts. So especially when bottom tier and especially where the matchup gives 0 or only 1 LT or even if I think our LT drivers are going to be shit, then I will find a good forward spotting bush. This is particularly useful when bottom tier where your gun not being fired matters less. They are quite mobile so you can usually get into a good forward position if you are careful.  I might though choose not to do this if there  are wheeled tanks in the match up.

 

From there I spot mainly early then gradually bring the gun into play but abusing double bush/pulling back to opaque wherever possible.

 

I found the guns ok, but not fantastically accurate at extreme range so treating them as opportunistic snipers at mid range from spotting positions kind of helps.

 

The medium  tier 6 I struggled with a little as  well. Not super mobile, no armour at all bu with the gimmick of crazy good -15 gun depression. Pure support medium in my mind but I get the feeling really good players can do very well in it, I wasnt one of them and only got a 51% winrate in it. But if you can stick it out then better things come further up the tree.

 

The tier 7 medium is basically like a Comet. If you can do well in tbe Comet you should  be able to do well in this.  It's a little faster than  the Comet but has no turret armour. Both guns are viable and each have their fans. In my view the 75 is slightly a better option but I ran it with the 300 alpha big gun for quite a while also and that worked differently of course, but could be pretty effective. 


Edited by CardinalMite, 08 November 2019 - 08:09 AM.

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Just a reminder that this thread isn’t just about me. I’ll be updating the OP with spoilers on my own performance.

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I’m getting very tempted to just free XP last the two tanks I’m stuck on. I love the comet and managed to drag it from a 45% win rate and 6-700 damage per game to 55% or so very quickly. I do want the Leo. Given the lack of armour I’m assuming it plays like the Leopard and PTA

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Where can i find my stats is it my 47% victories ? in Service record .My achievements = WOT Rating - 4,626 , i think thats pretty poor in 6,630 battles ..

 

I've found the personal missions do push you to use the strategy required to complete them thereby teaching you gameplay . Like (1) LT-15 was a hard one , also the one im trying to do now cause 750 damage in a MT in the first 2 minutes and survive , trying to do that in the progetto 46 because of its rate of fire but at high tier getting to the front causing the damage and surviving takes sometimes luck of the draw (map) team mates etc .

Did it last night but didnt survive , Thanks LOWE ,  so got to redo it as im trying to do all with honors .

In saying that what you said FeetFooD is what i do in a sense . If im getting loss after loss i turn the damn game off and go watch a movie , if i quite dont get that mission done i dont get so frustrated as i see it as a challenge and know i will do it/them when ive understood whats required to complete it with honors .

I enjoy the game what turns me off is the chat , yer i coulnd not watch the chat , but when waiting in the queue im hoping to see some intelligent comments which a few and far between , i tell both of my boys aged 10 who play this (Twins) one mainly plays team training and ive had ppl contact me with a racist comment my son supposedly made " Brown idiot " This sounds like something my son did say just the wording and i HATE racism and bullying , he denied it . I told the person who contacted me to report him for a ban , or contact me , but better still .---below---

 

SO a key logger is going on both their PC's so i can have a log of every keystroke and take appropriate action (Yes ppl say this game isnt for kids) But hey they saw dad playing it , so we platoon for a bit of fun , somewhat funny and ridiculous when i have to tell my son on comms to get that KV-2 of the friggin hill .

Back to my previous point chat isnt a place for kids , but regardless of what our opinions are of kids playing (i put WOT mercenaries ) on the Ps4 for them when i deleted FORTNITE as a better alternative , ive said multiple times in chat

" Kids frequent this chat " some of the comments are just filth , no im not holier than thou , that is the only thing that annoys me with the game , it would be good to get intelligent chat without the constant banter .

 

The only other things which annoy me was like last night in the progetto 46 on mines (get 750 dmg in the first 2 mins) mission , i bolted to the rock , bang , bang , bang got my 750 dmg then couldnt retreat because a LOWE was right on my A$$ no way could traverse so i was blown up . So just saying players need to be aware of their surroundings , be aware of what your team mates are doing and give them (room) to traverse etc in a hurry if needed , its just good sportsmanship .

 

Also i dont understand XP still , i researched the Mi2 SPG for 0 xp ? But when i go to research the P43.ter heading for the 44 Panterra i have to " pay " the whole amount in xp ? also apparently you can convert XP to free XP ? Dont know how this works . I do have over 99+ personal reserves i am slowly using now .

 

Good post and o7 good gaming !


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View Post_Sp4rtacus_, on 08 November 2019 - 11:09 AM, said:

Where can i find my stats is it my 47% victories ? in Service record .My achievements = WOT Rating - 4,626 , i think thats pretty poor in 6,630 battles ..

 

I've found the personal missions do push you to use the strategy required to complete them thereby teaching you gameplay . Like (1) LT-15 was a hard one , also the one im trying to do now cause 750 damage in a MT in the first 2 minutes and survive , trying to do that in the progetto 46 because of its rate of fire but at high tier getting to the front causing the damage and surviving takes sometimes luck of the draw (map) team mates etc .

Did it last night but didnt survive , Thanks LOWE ,  so got to redo it as im trying to do all with honors .

In saying that what you said FeetFooD is what i do in a sense . If im getting loss after loss i turn the damn game off and go watch a movie , if i quite dont get that mission done i dont get so frustrated as i see it as a challenge and know i will do it/them when ive understood whats required to complete it with honors .

I enjoy the game what turns me off is the chat , yer i coulnd not watch the chat , but when waiting in the queue im hoping to see some intelligent comments which a few and far between , i tell both of my boys aged 10 who play this (Twins) one mainly plays team training and ive had ppl contact me with a racist comment my son supposedly made " Brown idiot " This sounds like something my son did say just the wording and i HATE racism and bullying , he denied it . I told the person who contacted me to report him for a ban , or contact me , but better still .---below---

 

SO a key logger is going on both their PC's so i can have a log of every keystroke and take appropriate action (Yes ppl say this game isnt for kids) But hey they saw dad playing it , so we platoon for a bit of fun , somewhat funny and ridiculous when i have to tell my son on comms to get that KV-2 of the friggin hill .

Back to my previous point chat isnt a place for kids , but regardless of what our opinions are of kids playing (i put WOT mercenaries ) on the Ps4 for them when i deleted FORTNITE as a better alternative , ive said multiple times in chat

" Kids frequent this chat " some of the comments are just filth , no im not holier than thou , that is the only thing that annoys me with the game , it would be good to get intelligent chat without the constant banter .

 

The only other things which annoy me was like last night in the progetto 46 on mines (get 750 dmg in the first 2 mins) mission , a bolted to the rock , bang , bang , bang got my 750 dmg then couldnt retreat because a LOWE was right on my A$$ no way could traverse so i was blown up . So just saying players need to be aware of their surroundings , be aware of what your team mates are doing and give them (room) to traverse etc in a hurry if needed , its just good sportsmanship .

 

also i dont understand XP still , i researched the Mi2 SPG for 0 xp ? But when i go to research the 

 

Good post and o7 good gaming !

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There you go. Win%, WN8, damage per game, kills per game etc. Everything you really need. Thanks for not posting in blue as well. It makes your post easier to read. 
 

When I was at about 4500 games at 48% on the US server, way back in 2011, a player named Garbad gave me some very good advice. I used to be a believer that the game was all random and that winning more than half of the time wasn’t linked to your own performance. 
 

His basic advice was to start by doing your own HP in damage every game as a minimum. Don’t hide up the back and farm late game damage, but use your HP as a currency. Don’t spend it too early, use armour and positioning as well as planning make sure you’re getting the best trade early on. In the middle and end stages is where HP trading becomes more important. Can you risk taking a hit from an enemy to do more damage to them than they can to you? That type of thing. 
 

If you’re wanting to improve how often you win, start playing tanks you really enjoy and concentrate on dealing at least your own HP in damage every game. If you want more in depth advice, give some examples of your favourite tanks and myself or others will do our best to help you. 


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What are the 2 circles on the minimap ? I asked the question on a new thread in the other part of the forums. I know theey are sort of camo and vision but cannot figure out which is which.

 


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View Postsoutherner, on 08 November 2019 - 11:44 AM, said:

What are the 2 circles on the minimap ? I asked the question on a new thread in the other part of the forums. I know theey are sort of camo and vision but cannot figure out which is which.

 

View range and draw range. The smaller one is view. 


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Np's FeetFooD , you requested that i dont post in blue and im happy to not do so if it makes other ppl happy .

Its a habit of doing emails etc in color and on forums it is easier to find my posts amongst the others but its all good .

 

Im doing a variety of tanks , to do missions etc , i guess the KV-1 is my most successful tank and i play it reasonably well yet win rate in that is 46.36%

Yet the Scorpion @ 7 battles is 85.71% , so seeing as i play most of my tanks daily bar a few like the Hetzer and Panzer etc , if i focused on just

a few my winrate would go up . Like if i played the KV-1 mostly as some do , one guy just got his 3rd mark of excellence , gold rounds , repeat

to get that mark , i dont really chase these things that much .

I play for fun not so much stats , i dont see them really reflective of performance overall or going by my winrate im fairly average , gimme another year and im sure

it will be better , thankyou for finding my stats for me . What is that WN8-897 ?

 

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View Post_Sp4rtacus_, on 08 November 2019 - 01:13 PM, said:

Np's FeetFooD , you requested that i dont post in blue and im happy to not do so if it makes other ppl happy .

Its a habit of doing emails etc in color and on forums it is easier to find my posts amongst the others but its all good .

 

Im doing a variety of tanks , to do missions etc , i guess the KV-1 is my most successful tank and i play it reasonably well yet win rate in that is 46.36%

Yet the Scorpion @ 7 battles is 85.71% , so seeing as i play most of my tanks daily bar a few like the Hetzer and Panzer etc , if i focused on just

a few my winrate would go up . Like if i played the KV-1 mostly as some do , one guy just got his 3rd mark of excellence , gold rounds , repeat

to get that mark , i dont really chase these things that much .

I play for fun not so much stats , i dont see them really reflective of performance overall or going by my winrate im fairly average , gimme another year and im sure

it will be better , thankyou for find my stats for me . What is that WN8-897 ?

 

Cheers.


Just a few short points. 
 

WN8 is weighted normalised 8, it’s a 3rd party rating system which is more commonly accepted in the WoT community than WG’s rating system. WG’s system is influenced by other factors such as number of games played whereas WN8 is influenced by damage, kills, capturing and defending bases etc. It was developed because there is another 3rd party rating called efficiency rating. 
 

Now this next part of what I’m about to say is in no way intended to be rude or offensive. Average isn’t good. The average is the sum of all results divided by the number of results. It’s a baseline measure from but doesn’t necessarily mean good. 46.36% in the KV-1 with green WN8 to me means you lose more often than you win and don’t do your own HP per game. The 85mm does what, 150+ per shot and the 122 derp does 400+ with HE and 350 with HEAT? With a total HP pool over 650 (can’t think of it off the top of my head) means that 6 penetrating and damaging shots with the 85 and 2 HEAT penetrations and you’ve paid for your own tank’s HP and farming extra damage becomes bonus XP and credits. 
 

The thing about stats is that they are reflective of how people play. Poorer skilled players do less damage per game, win less often and earn significantly less XP and silver which means longer grinds for getting to the next tank. Our favourite general chat member who constantly goes on about hacks contributes on average, 1-2 damaging shots per game. 
 

I have a challenge for you. Play 10 games with the KV-1 today and focus on loving long enough to do more sage than your total HP. If you accept I’ll take notice of your daily WN8 and win %. 


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View PostFeeTFooD, on 08 November 2019 - 12:08 AM, said:

Just a reminder that this thread isn’t just about me. I’ll be updating the OP with spoilers on my own performance.

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I’m getting very tempted to just free XP last the two tanks I’m stuck on. I love the comet and managed to drag it from a 45% win rate and 6-700 damage per game to 55% or so very quickly. I do want the Leo. Given the lack of armour I’m assuming it plays like the Leopard and PTA

I am currently grinding the Indien and am not far off unlocking the PTA so cant comment if they are truly similar but I think so. Albeit if you choose to play the Leo with the big gun it is more mid range ambush because the accuracy isnt awesome with that gun. I think if you liked the Comet and play that well in current meta then you should do well with the Leo. Wants decent crew for gun handling on the move plus appropriate equipment so you can popup on a ridge shoot quickly then drop back. Relocate  a bit then repeat as necessary.

 

If you go further up the TD line then the hydro suspension takes a bit of getting used to and there will be times when you will feel pathetic being indecisive switching from one mode to the other. Once you get the hang of it though you can do some fairly cool stuff. Not tanks for players that are still new to the game, positioning on map is key and some of these tanks are so low to the ground and have very good gun depression  that they open up hull down spots that would not work in other tanks.

 

Tier 8 is long range sniper 9 and 10 though actually can bounce stuff due to autobounce angling. I have thread on on the 8 and 9 on the TD forum.


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Just a few short points. 
 

WN8 is weighted normalised 8, it’s a 3rd party rating system which is more commonly accepted in the WoT community than WG’s rating system. WG’s system is influenced by other factors such as number of games played whereas WN8 is influenced by damage, kills, capturing and defending bases etc. It was developed because there is another 3rd party rating called efficiency rating. 
 

Now this next part of what I’m about to say is in no way intended to be rude or offensive. Average isn’t good. The average is the sum of all results divided by the number of results. It’s a baseline measure from but doesn’t necessarily mean good. 46.36% in the KV-1 with green WN8 to me means you lose more often than you win and don’t do your own HP per game. The 85mm does what, 150+ per shot and the 122 derp does 400+ with HE and 350 with HEAT? With a total HP pool over 650 (can’t think of it off the top of my head) means that 6 penetrating and damaging shots with the 85 and 2 HEAT penetrations and you’ve paid for your own tank’s HP and farming extra damage becomes bonus XP and credits. 
 

The thing about stats is that they are reflective of how people play. Poorer skilled players do less damage per game, win less often and earn significantly less XP and silver which means longer grinds for getting to the next tank. Our favourite general chat member who constantly goes on about hacks contributes on average, 1-2 damaging shots per game. 
 

I have a challenge for you. Play 10 games with the KV-1 today and focus on loving long enough to do more sage than your total HP. If you accept I’ll take notice of your daily WN8 and win %. 

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View Post_Sp4rtacus_, on 08 November 2019 - 11:09 AM, said:

Also i dont understand XP still , i researched the Mi2 SPG for 0 xp ? But when i go to research the P43.ter heading for the 44 Panterra i have to " pay " the whole amount in xp ? also apparently you can convert XP to free XP ? Dont know how this works . I do have over 99+ personal reserves i am slowly using now .

 

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Apologies for not replying to this earlier. I think you may have added it later. 
 

To convert XP to free XP you require gold. Tanks which you have “elited” can be used to either accelerate crew training which gives bonus XP to the crew member on the lowest XP, or if you don’t tick that box you will continue to earn XP as normal. If you have gold you can click on the free XP in the top right corner of your garage and select which tanks you want to convert XP to free XP on. 
As for the other question about the SPG I have no idea. Sorry mate. 


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Just had a look at your Strv74 stats @ Feet, you arent exactly doing super bad in it. Although I would totally get if you just dont like its playstyle regardless of being successful in it, I would suggest you stick with it and save your xp for unlocking modukes on the higher tiers.

 

I didnt like the LTTB but did very well in it, sometimes the success does not reflect the fun factor.


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View PostCardinalMite, on 08 November 2019 - 02:04 PM, said:

Just had a look at your Strv74 stats @ Feet, you arent exactly doing super bad in it. Although I would totally get if you just dont like its playstyle regardless of being successful in it, I would suggest you stick with it and save your xp for unlocking modukes on the higher tiers.

 

I didnt like the LTTB but did very well in it, sometimes the success does not reflect the fun factor.

I'm not enjoying it. My win% is because I know how to win in it. My low damage per game and XP per game shows that even though I know how to win it, it isn't exactly a tank I mesh with well.


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Of the swedes, the leo is a great light punisher. You're almost as quick as most lights and 300 alpha really messes with most mid tier lights. The big gun is derpy tho so you have to get close and opportunistically brawl. The 14/5 or whatever the 8 med was i copped during one of those crazy xp mission things so i didn't really play it much before i had the 9 researched. The gun was top notch tho. And the 9 finally gives you armor to play ridgelines with.

 

Of the TDs i loved the nudes but am struggling to put out regular damage in the 9. The nudes is basically a scout with a superb but fiddly gun. While the 9 i get that it has 'armor' but i swear there's a 122mm gun everywhere i go.


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This is for you. My first ever game in the KV-1S. Apply what I did to the KV-1 with the only difference being that the 1S has less armour.

 

This is what the sessions stats mod looks like too. Also you can see that I dished out nearly 3x my own HP. 1700+ vs 660. This is absurdly high and over the next 99 battles I expect it to normalise to around 900-1000.

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View PostEzz, on 08 November 2019 - 03:11 AM, said:

Of the swedes, the leo is a great light punisher. You're almost as quick as most lights and 300 alpha really messes with most mid tier lights. The big gun is derpy tho so you have to get close and opportunistically brawl. The 14/5 or whatever the 8 med was i copped during one of those crazy xp mission things so i didn't really play it much before i had the 9 researched. The gun was top notch tho. And the 9 finally gives you armor to play ridgelines with.

 

Of the TDs i loved the nudes but am struggling to put out regular damage in the 9. The nudes is basically a scout with a superb but fiddly gun. While the 9 i get that it has 'armor' but i swear there's a 122mm gun everywhere i go.

I rather broke my stats on the Leo when I used it to grind a second crew. My first crew elited it with mid 55 ish win rate then new crew from 100% I really missed having some skills. Id say paper fast mediums in general need better crews than armoured ones. 

 

14/5 is pretty good, vsn bounce off hull but the turret is paper. That said front on the turret is very small and hard to hit. Gun is awesome albeit slow reload.

 

Udes 16 I am in love with, just seems to win more for me the more I play it. Great hull down but watch out for HE.

 

Unlocked the 15/16 but I have no credits to buy right now ( thanks ranked battles).

 

Udes 03 I liked 55%, awesome gun. Long range sniping isnt normally my thing but I probably like this the best of the tanks specialised at that playstyle.

 

Currently on the Strv 103 tier 9. Love it to bits 62% win rate. And yeah, you have to really pay attention to the gun caliber of your opposition.  Can get to work the armour though more frequently than you might imagine.


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What frustrates me about the TX Strv is how often I seem to get spotted, even with a full camo crew and all the trimmings and at nearly max view range.

 

As with most of my tanks, I started out with a fantastic WR% and then tanked it.

 

One thing that did change is that a few months back I switched to Saffee's setup of Optics/Vents/Rammer instead of Binos/camo net/rammer (plus food) to be able to see when mobile because these days I don't expect anyone to spot for me. But the spotting problems were happening before that plus I had visibility issues when relocating (which is the main argument for a mobile configuration), and I agree with the advice from far better players than myself who've said that a camo net is just false security at high tiers (you see the same on experienced clubber E25s played by top players - again, no camo net).


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