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Old 20 Oct 13, 22:40
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I think he meant the other way around, and yes they do beef the soviets up a bit more than they should. For example letting you mount the IS-2's 122mm gun on the KV-1S.
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Well, I would have liked the game to keep things in reality, instead of all those experimental and mostly impossible combination of gun/chassis.

But, the game wouldn't have been as exciting, me thinks.
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Is it true that WoT is biased when it comes to Soviet vs. German tanks?....
That's the way it seems to me, but I haven't been playing World of Tanks much lately.
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I pretty much just do a few Tier II to IV games even though I could buy stuff up to IX. It is just too much hassle and I hear the top tier games are just shooting galleries with little maneuver.
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Is it true that WoT is biased when it comes to Soviet vs. German tanks? A friend told me that and I'm a big fan of german armor so I didn't download it.

Also War Thunder is adding tanks and warships as well so I can't wait
The Bias is there for certain. It's not as obvious as is was pre 6.0, and they've tried to tone it back a bit here and there; but it still exists.

I'm a fan of some German armour as well, but they're not completely outclassed if you know how to use the specific tanks strengths and minimize it's weaknesses.

It's the same with the American units. For the most part their hulls are fairly squishy, but the turrets tend to be fairly bouncy. So hull-down positions are an excellent way to extend your effectiveness and lifespan all at the same time.

The biggest problem players seem to have is making the adjustment to the higher tier tanks. They all seem to get this idea early on that once you're in tier8-10 territory you are invincible; and then they get very pi off very quickly that people are hacking them, and these tanks cost too much to play... because they are playing like fools rather than using the skills they've developed while grinding to T8 in the first place.

We usually have to blast those bad habits out of them. Some uninstall, and some learn and improve.
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I think he meant the other way around, and yes they do beef the soviets up a bit more than they should. For example letting you mount the IS-2's 122mm gun on the KV-1S.
Supposedly they are removing the 122mm from the KV-1S and splitting it into I believe 2 different tanks (similar to how the old Tier 5 KV was split into the Tier 5 KV-1 and the Tier 6 KV-1S way back when).
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Supposedly they are removing the 122mm from the KV-1S and splitting it into I believe 2 different tanks (similar to how the old Tier 5 KV was split into the Tier 5 KV-1 and the Tier 6 KV-1S way back when).
Oh, goodie. More make-believe tanks.
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Is it true that WoT is biased when it comes to Soviet vs. German tanks? A friend told me that and I'm a big fan of german armor so I didn't download it.

Also War Thunder is adding tanks and warships as well so I can't wait
Maybe this bias was easier to see early in the life of the game but now the tech trees are pretty complex and there are many more nations in the game so I can't spot that bias anymore.

p.s. They've just introduced a new German TD branch. I thought I was off the hook after getting the BatChat but now I'll have to start another grind. Oh well....
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I'm kind of bummed about the new TD line as now my Marder II is not so good. Not terrible, just not as good. I'm looking to get the Nashorn at the very least.
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I'm kind of bummed about the new TD line as now my Marder II is not so good. Not terrible, just not as good. I'm looking to get the Nashorn at the very least.
I need another 26,000 XP to get the Nashorn but I don't really like these new TDs... they are uber-fragile and this means a painful grind in random battles. I'm considering giving it up and enjoying some casual games with the tanks I already have.
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I need another 26,000 XP to get the Nashorn but I don't really like these new TDs... they are uber-fragile and this means a painful grind in random battles. I'm considering giving it up and enjoying some casual games with the tanks I already have.
Why are you guys so hyped about the Nashorn? You know that's also "uber-fragile" right?
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Why are you guys so hyped about the Nashorn? You know that's also "uber-fragile" right?
You're right. I abanonded grinding this new line of TD altogether. Not worth wasting time and nerves. Trying out the British TD line out of curiosity. I kind of like their armor and the guns are pretty good so far. But I'm only at tier 4.
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Why are you guys so hyped about the Nashorn? You know that's also "uber-fragile" right?
Sounds like the Japanese premium tank: paper armor with an excellent cannon. I have it but I havent played it much as I am waiting for a crew training discount.
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