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Old 15 Mar 17, 11:59
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World of Tanks????

I keep seeing adds on line for the game. It looks interesting and the price is right.

Is it a game that is only played against on line opponents or does it also have AI to play against.

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Oh dear it is.
Playing for over 2 years now.
But it took ages to become a competitive player. For the first months i was merely cannon fodder
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I keep seeing adds on line for the game. It looks interesting and the price is right.

Is it a game that is only played against on line opponents or does it also have AI to play against.

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WoT is okay as a game. It can get repetitive. You can be competitive playing for free, or you can pay for performance.

Yes I do play it game name is Murotsu.
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World of Tanks is a nice way to pass the time but it can be addictive and very time consuming as well as expensive. Although it is Free-to-Play, you will probably wind up spending some real life money for in-game gold. A new player starts out with a limited number of garage slots (it used to be five--I don't know if it still is or not). More garage slots can be purchased for in-game gold. As a player progresses through the game, s\he unlocks new vehicles which are then available for purchase. They then research the various components of that tank and research the next tier tank in that branch of the tech tree. The vehicles at the top of the tech tree cost over 1,000,000 ingame credits (credits are also purchasable with real life money).

There is also crew training which can either be gained slowly with experience or be quickly maxed by purchasing it with gold. Crews can be transferred to another vehicle of the same nationality but need to be retrained, which costs gold.

I have seen players post on other forums that they spent hundreds of U.S. dollars for World of Tanks in-game gold. I could go on, but I think you get my drift.
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I keep seeing adds on line for the game. It looks interesting and the price is right.

Is it a game that is only played against on line opponents or does it also have AI to play against.

TKS

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In reference to your comment the maximum game time is 10 or 15 mins,the average being 7 mins.I have seen games finish in just over three,that's better pause functionality than any board game other than Ludo.
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You still playing Hanov ?
Yes i do!
I grinded through the Heavy/Med/Light Soviet line, the Heavy/Med/Light German line, US Arty line, French Light and Czek Med.
Started the Chinese Light to Tier 7, the Swedish Med/Heavy to 6
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Yes i do!
I grinded through the Heavy/Med/Light Soviet line, the Heavy/Med/Light German line, US Arty line, French Light and Czek Med.
Started the Chinese Light to Tier 7, the Swedish Med/Heavy to 6
I need 39 tanks to get the full set.
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wow. that sounds like 50k battles
whats your alias?
are u on the EU server?
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S........T player its nearer 60.000,cutting back now doc honest.
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The vehicles at the top of the tech tree cost over 1,000,000 ingame credits (credits are also purchasable with real life money).
More like 6.5 million ingame credits, or so I recall. I doubt they'd ever lower that to 1 million.

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I have seen players post on other forums that they spent hundreds of U.S. dollars for World of Tanks in-game gold. I could go on, but I think you get my drift.
The more time you spend playing the more likely you're to buy something. Out of frustration with the grind (premium account/gold), out of curiosity (tanks on offer) or out of desire to own a rare gem (Pz.II.J). That probability increases if you're also drinking while playing.
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I keep seeing adds on line for the game. It looks interesting and the price is right.

Is it a game that is only played against on line opponents or does it also have AI to play against.

TKS

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WOT might be fun, but without a true infantry component, regardless of a lack of AD structure, its not really about a true tactical simulation of WW2 tank combat.

On the plus side, you get to play French tanks.
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WOT is a nice retreat from the daily grind. It's nice sometimes to take a 7 minute break, drive around in a tank and blow other tanks up.
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