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#11 gpc_4

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:16 PM

What I'm saying though, and I'm not a tank expert, but you know how some lines are known for gun depression, and other lines are known as brawlers, and another line might be known more for sniping...what would the new line be known for? I heard a Dad say just the other day that the end-goal seems to be having a duplicate of every tank in every line. So every line gets a T-71, every line gets an IS-3, every line gets a Hellcat, etc. So what is the purpose of adding a new nationality, other than just being something "new"? Surely someone out there is going to think it's the best change ever. I'm just not sure I get what was "missing" that we need a new line. And I mean it questioningly, I don't know.


Basically, I think WG wants new content to keep the game going. Perhaps they are running low on options for the current nations and need a new nation (or a few).

I'm glad its not just more Chinese copies of Soviet stuff, Czech tanks are certainly more interesting that Chinese TDs or SPGs.


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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:32 PM

Pretty sweet. From old "For The Record" posts the T40 looks to be a tier 6-7 medium, most likely the premium WG will release a patch before the rest of the Czech tanks are released (just like the Japanese Tiger being released before the rest of the Japanese heavies).


Apparently the Skoda T40 is a tier VI with an 88mm gun.
https://thearmoredpa...oda-t-40-model/
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:37 PM

Your post-count title is Assassin? Maybe it goes with that? Maybe you are a board moderator now? Maybe someone is fiddling with your settings? I like Assassin better than Commander, that was confusing.

So, in other words, we're getting a "new" T-40. See what I'm saying? I'm not a history buff--did the Czechs have their own tanks, or is WG going to take the same old tanks and rebrand them and call it a new line for the sake of pushing new content?

I'm having a horrible work day and taking it out on WG :-(
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:59 PM

Your post-count title is Assassin? Maybe it goes with that? Maybe you are a board moderator now? Maybe someone is fiddling with your settings? I like Assassin better than Commander, that was confusing.

So, in other words, we're getting a "new" T-40. See what I'm saying? I'm not a history buff--did the Czechs have their own tanks, or is WG going to take the same old tanks and rebrand them and call it a new line for the sake of pushing new content?

I'm having a horrible work day and taking it out on WG :-(


Not certain what you're getting at, but I'm going to get you on board for the Czech tanks somehow:happyyes.

From what I see they are generally new tanks, with new in-game models, primarily designed by Skoda, a real Czech company that was a major arms dealer before WWII. The T-25 at tier VI and the T-34/100 (maybe a T-34/85 but with a 100mm gun?) at tier VII might be familiar to us, but most of the other speculative tanks seem new.....Mykk clearly demands more research.
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 02:01 PM

An old article on the T-34/100 from Silentstalker.
http://ftr.wot-news....oviet-t-34-100/
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 05:15 PM

What I'm saying though, and I'm not a tank expert, but you know how some lines are known for gun depression, and other lines are known as brawlers, and another line might be known more for sniping...what would the new line be known for? I heard a Dad say just the other day that the end-goal seems to be having a duplicate of every tank in every line. So every line gets a T-71, every line gets an IS-3, every line gets a Hellcat, etc. So what is the purpose of adding a new nationality, other than just being something "new"? Surely someone out there is going to think it's the best change ever. I'm just not sure I get what was "missing" that we need a new line. And I mean it questioningly, I don't know.


Basically, I think WG wants new content to keep the game going. Perhaps they are running low on options for the current nations and need a new nation (or a few).

I'm glad its not just more Chinese copies of Soviet stuff, Czech tanks are certainly more interesting that Chinese TDs or SPGs.


Edit: Also what's up with my username being purple? Stands out too much...


Purple means you talk a lot....really.

Your title changes at 2000 posts to Assassin and that title gets a shiny new purple color.

Woohoo!!:lol
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 05:17 PM

What I'm saying though, and I'm not a tank expert, but you know how some lines are known for gun depression, and other lines are known as brawlers, and another line might be known more for sniping...what would the new line be known for? I heard a Dad say just the other day that the end-goal seems to be having a duplicate of every tank in every line. So every line gets a T-71, every line gets an IS-3, every line gets a Hellcat, etc. So what is the purpose of adding a new nationality, other than just being something "new"? Surely someone out there is going to think it's the best change ever. I'm just not sure I get what was "missing" that we need a new line. And I mean it questioningly, I don't know.


Basically, I think WG wants new content to keep the game going. Perhaps they are running low on options for the current nations and need a new nation (or a few).

I'm glad its not just more Chinese copies of Soviet stuff, Czech tanks are certainly more interesting that Chinese TDs or SPGs.


Edit: Also what's up with my username being purple? Stands out too much...


Purple means you talk a lot....really.

Your title changes at 2000 posts to Assassin and that title gets a shiny new purple color.

Woohoo!!:lol


Thanks for clearing that up.
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Posted 10 June 2015 - 05:36 PM



Thanks for clearing that up.


Try this:http://dadshideout.c...p?topic=18988.0
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Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:44 PM

So WoT is getting new nations then, probably with very truncated tank lines like the Japanese.

- There will apparently not be any "European tree."
- Czechoslovaks, Italians and Swedish will likely be separate nations.
http://ritastatusrep...11062015-q.html
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Posted 22 June 2015 - 11:13 AM

Stats for the first Czech premium, Skoda T-40 at tier VI.
http://ritastatusrep...-6-premium.html
https://thearmoredpa.../18/skoda-t-40/

Tier: 6 MT
Hitpoints: 700
Engine: 700 hp
Weight: 39,95 tons
Power-to-weight: 17,52 hp/t
Maximum speed: 50/20 km/h
Hull traverse: 38 deg/s
Turret traverse: 33,4 deg/s
Terrain resistance: 0,767/0,863/1,918
Viewrange: 370
Radio range: 740,4


Hull armor: 65/40/?
Turret armor: 65/40/?

Gun: 88mm L/56
Damage: 220
Penetration: 132 (200mm for gold ammo)
ROF: 9,086
DPM: 1995
Reload: 6,616
Accuracy: 0,364
Aimtime: 2,4s
Depression: -5/+20


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