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M3 gft the worst td in game ? Giving up grinding Chinese td line


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TORKARDGIANT #1 Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:19 PM

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Hello i've been playing the game for a while and am an average player so im not claiming i should be bossing tier 3 games, but i have to say the chinese tier 3 TD is honestly the worst tank i can remember playing slow, poor turning circle, no armour and a gun that seems to miss for the fun of it most tanks have some redeaming feature but i can't find any in this one.

i'm ready to give up grinding the chinese td line.

  A while ago i saw a quickybaby youtube vid asking why few people were playing this new line and was wondering if others have tryed the line and decided its not worth the effort or are not bothered about it for other reasons?



TungstenHitman #2 Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:23 PM

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Here's a bit of friendly advice I wish I was told from the start. 

 

No turret? No grind!

 

At this moment of WoT, anything without a turret is just a dreary, frustrating, restricted, awkward, campy shitfest of an experience



Homer_J #3 Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:26 PM

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It's a whopping 3100 exp to unlock the next tank, 8110 to elite it if you don't have anything unlocked elsewhere.  It's not even worth training a crew for that.

Dis4ster #4 Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:28 PM

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View PostTungstenHitman, on 21 October 2017 - 02:23 PM, said:

Here's a bit of friendly advice I wish I was told from the start. 

 

No turret? No grind!

 

At this moment of WoT, anything without a turret is just a dreary, frustrating, restricted, awkward, campy shitfest of an experience

 

Thats what most of this Arty and TD players are loking for, just sit in the corner of the map, click and relax while the other hand can be used for other things.

TungstenHitman #5 Posted 21 October 2017 - 02:36 PM

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View PostDis4ster, on 21 October 2017 - 01:28 PM, said:

 

Thats what most of this Arty and TD players are loking for, just sit in the corner of the map, click and relax while the other hand can be used for other things.

 

lol, well, if you're going to use one of these fixed-gun things at least make it a good one. For a TD go all out and take the Swedish siege mode tank or a nation that is VERY good at one job, massive pen or massive camo or ginormous alpha but don't dik around with some TD that is not great at anything much at all. Even those really heavy frontal armored TDs like the German ones, I never see them going well, same thing, they get tracked twice and then perma-tracked by a fast shooting player while his team farm it to death. Surely if armour is your thing get a German Heavy and press 2 where needed to pretty much have the same pen as the TD line but now you can at least turn your turret and fight back along with use so much more of the map for places to shoot from some interesting angles and so on

Edited by TungstenHitman, 21 October 2017 - 02:37 PM.


somegras #6 Posted 21 October 2017 - 03:09 PM

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I played it yesterday and I can confirm there are way worse tanks out there. It is not even that bad, it has a very punchy gun and it's pretty fast.

Dava_117 #7 Posted 21 October 2017 - 03:14 PM

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Well, after seeing that tier 8 got 280+ pen, 560alpha, 0.36 accuracy and workable armor, while at the same time they nerfed my ISU pen to 260, I decided not to follow this fake tank line.

Sebenza #8 Posted 21 October 2017 - 03:55 PM

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Dont know whether or not the rest of the line is worth it or not, but abandoning said line because of an annoying grind at tier 3...?
How long can that grind take and if its that offputting why not just play it once a day and elite it "by accident"?

THE_JACK_OF_HEARTS #9 Posted 21 October 2017 - 03:59 PM

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FREE XP...........

AvengerOrion #10 Posted 21 October 2017 - 04:11 PM

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View PostTungstenHitman, on 21 October 2017 - 02:23 PM, said:

Here's a bit of friendly advice I wish I was told from the start. 

 

No turret? No grind!

 

At this moment of WoT, anything without a turret is just a dreary, frustrating, restricted, awkward, campy shitfest of an experience

 

Say that again when you bounce 3,5k in 10 seconds in an AT7.

Nishi_Kinuyo #11 Posted 21 October 2017 - 04:24 PM

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Wow, a fake tank being horrible? What a surprise.

Maybe you should play tanks that actually existed instead.



Phobos4321 #12 Posted 21 October 2017 - 04:43 PM

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whats the point of it ? just if you do it with first victory of theday bonus you will have passed this tank in 1-2 days

 

if you want to know whats painful try to grind the amx 48  thats 168k for the modules and 178k for the foch  totaling 346k

 

stay away and your gun wont do it, get close and your amor gets pointless thanks to its giant  and selfexplaining weakspots

 

even the most basic grind of tracks and both guns would take you 115k  perhaps it gets better with topgun still i doubt it and after playing 2-3 games lost greatly per day to motivation to get it done doenst really increase



250swb #13 Posted 21 October 2017 - 05:12 PM

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It's a shame you are giving up, throwing in the towel, having a strop, because the tier IV SU76G FT is a terrific tank. But yes, the Chinese TD's are either great, or rubbish, after tier IV it's tier VIII before they mature properly.

Enforcer1975 #14 Posted 21 October 2017 - 05:19 PM

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View PostDis4ster, on 21 October 2017 - 02:28 PM, said:

 

Thats what most of this Arty and TD players are loking for, just sit in the corner of the map, click and relax while the other hand can be used for other things.

 

 

You can do that better with a turreted tank because you can keep your gun pointed at the enemy even when they track you which will always make a turretless tank a xp piñata.



ZlatanArKung #15 Posted 21 October 2017 - 05:21 PM

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3100xp is like what? 3 wins with the daily double?
So on average, 6 battles for the average player over 3 days.

Homer_J #16 Posted 21 October 2017 - 05:39 PM

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View PostZlatanArKung, on 21 October 2017 - 05:21 PM, said:

3100xp is like what? 3 wins with the daily double?
So on average, 6 battles for the average player over 3 days.

 

I "grinded" the tier 3 Swedish TD in 5 battles with an 80% win rate completely stock, using a crew trained for a different tank so I could sell it for a profit having only paid for ammo.

Cannes76 #17 Posted 21 October 2017 - 05:50 PM

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How can a tier 3 possibly hold you up? Takes so few xp to unlock the tier 4...

Just wait until you get the tier 7 turd. Easily one of the worst tanks in the game tier for tier.



Pandabird #18 Posted 21 October 2017 - 06:13 PM

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View PostDis4ster, on 21 October 2017 - 03:28 PM, said:

 

Thats what most of this Arty and TD players are loking for, just sit in the corner of the map, click and relax while the other hand can be used for other things.

 

Like issuing minimap commands for a successful CW team :)






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