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If_I_Die_You_Die_Too #1 Posted 15 March 2019 - 10:52 AM

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I've killed tons of scorpions over the last couple of months, they just seem to lack the flexibility needed in our modern wheelie spotter world

Lorr has better camo and view range too and that french 100mm is a peach, decent mobility too

plus if I miss with one I've got another 3 on tap

 

I'm glad I bought the Lorr

 

That scorpion gun must be fun though

...if you can get more than a couple of shots off before getting creamed



DuncaN_101 #2 Posted 15 March 2019 - 10:58 AM

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Uhm good for you?
Too each their own I'd say. (and yes I suck in my skorpion)

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Those 2 shots of damage you manage to do in each game must be truly satisfying. You actually manage to use half your clip :)

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View Postmr_stabby_1, on 15 March 2019 - 10:52 AM, said:

I've killed tons of scorpions over the last couple of months, they just seem to lack the flexibility needed in our modern wheelie spotter world

Lorr has better camo and view range too and that french 100mm is a peach, decent mobility too

plus if I miss with one I've got another 3 on tap

 

I'm glad I bought the Lorr

 

 

Yay time for a Clash song

I bought the Lorr, and the Lorr won !

m44t #5 Posted 15 March 2019 - 11:15 AM

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I prefer somua SM for redlining - more shots with faster unload. Have You tried this one?

If_I_Die_You_Die_Too #6 Posted 15 March 2019 - 11:31 AM

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Too slow, no mobility

Got to shoot and scoot a lot of the time



arthurwellsley #7 Posted 15 March 2019 - 11:41 AM

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Dear Mr_Stabby_1

 

1. Thank you for supporting WG and the game financially by purchasing so many tier VIII premium tanks.

2. Thank you for advising the forum that you are very pleased with your recent purchase of the Lorraine 40T. I say recent because external sites are yet to show it on your account.

3. You have compared it to the Skorpion G. You do not own a Skorpion G, and thus one has to assume it is merely on the basis of playing against them which is hardly a fair comparison.

4. For some reason the Skorpion G is the most purchased tier VIII premium of all the tier VIII premiums by quite a wide margin. There is an interesting debate to be had as to why this is.

5. On the main WG website ( https://worldoftanks...36-mr_stabby_1/) you are shown as having played 4 games in your Lorraine 40T. Perhaps slightly too early to be giving the forum a comprehensive review of the pro's and cons of the Lorraine 40T? (not to mention the 25% win rate).

 

Personally I have played only 29 games in my Lorraine 40T in randoms (I play it alot in FL). I would say presently I am struggling in randoms to get the hang of it and do well with it.

 

6. My Lorraine 40T has a camo rating in garage of 27.53 and a view range of 460 (it has a five perk crew from my Bat Chat 25T), while my Skorpion has a camo rating in garage of 34.56 and a view range of 509 (the crew is a four perk one from my Grille 15). Thus your assertion that the Lorraine 40T has better camo and view range might be a little naive for many of the older players with high perk crews. Also the above figures take into account that I run Chocolate consumerable on my Skorpion.

 

7. While I admire your enthusiasm to share the joy of your new purchases, and would encourage you to continue to use the forum and enjoy the game, maybe be a little more circumspection with regard to your views on tanks until you have at least 50 to 100 games in them?

 

8. Personally owning both, I would suggest that trying to compare a highly mobile magazine medium tank, with a TD is not really an appropriate comparison. More interesting is how for example the Lorraine 40T compares to it's nearest rival the Progetto. Meanwhile the Skorpion's nearest competitor is the SU-130PM, and a review of how those two compare would also be interesting.


Edited by arthurwellsley, 15 March 2019 - 05:11 PM.


TankkiPoju #8 Posted 15 March 2019 - 11:47 AM

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0.14 spots per game.

 

Well, you certainly don't play too aggressively.



OMG_Abaddon #9 Posted 15 March 2019 - 11:55 AM

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Not sure if trolling but I'll bite: Lorr has trash aiming, low alpha and DPM, and 40 seconds reload where you are useless. Playing as TD will make you worthless because your task is to flank in melee or you'll miss half your shots. There I said it.



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View Postmr_stabby_1, on 15 March 2019 - 10:52 AM, said:

I've killed tons of scorpions over the last couple of months, they just seem to lack the flexibility needed in our modern wheelie spotter world

Lorr has better camo and view range too and that french 100mm is a peach, decent mobility too

plus if I miss with one I've got another 3 on tap

 

I'm glad I bought the Lorr

 

That scorpion gun must be fun though

...if you can get more than a couple of shots off before getting creamed

 

M56 Scorpion

OR

SKorpion (G)?



If_I_Die_You_Die_Too #11 Posted 15 March 2019 - 12:01 PM

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Anyone who isn't a sarcastic little prikk is welcome to comment in this thread

Edited by mr_stabby_1, 15 March 2019 - 12:02 PM.


DarkPacifist #12 Posted 15 March 2019 - 12:02 PM

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View PostOMG_Abaddon, on 15 March 2019 - 11:55 AM, said:

Not sure if trolling but I'll bite: Lorr has trash aiming, low alpha and DPM, and 40 seconds reload where you are useless. Playing as TD will make you worthless because your task is to flank in melee or you'll miss half your shots. There I said it.

 

Don't look at him like that, he is improving every day, did you look at his WN8 improvment curve?

OMG_Abaddon #13 Posted 15 March 2019 - 12:19 PM

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View PostDarkPacifist, on 15 March 2019 - 12:02 PM, said:

 

Don't look at him like that, he is improving every day, did you look at his WN8 improvment curve?

 

I think he means Scorpion (US TD that nobody cares about because it's worthless), which makes his claim even more moronic because those 2 tanks aren't even in the same tier. So yeah, point noted.

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A 43% player with a tier 8 premium. This game needs to die already. 

DuncaN_101 #15 Posted 15 March 2019 - 12:50 PM

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View Postmr_stabby_1, on 15 March 2019 - 12:01 PM, said:

Anyone who isn't a sarcastic little prikk is welcome to comment in this thread

I was going to reply sarcastically to this comment. 

 

But then I thought why bother  



tajj7 #16 Posted 15 March 2019 - 12:57 PM

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They are not even remotely similar tanks. 

 

Playing the Lorraine as a TD is using it wrongly IMO. 



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View Posttajj7, on 15 March 2019 - 12:57 PM, said:

Playing the Lorraine as a TD is using it wrongly IMO. 

 

Ehhh... I would agree, but it's not terrible idea especially if bottom tier. It's a huge target without camo and armor.

 

Many people would be happy if they dumped one full clip into enemies per game, and then just die. Playing a make shift TD might just work for that.



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View PostTankkiPoju, on 15 March 2019 - 12:28 PM, said:

 

Ehhh... I would agree, but it's not terrible idea especially if bottom tier. It's a huge target without camo and armor.

 

Many people would be happy if they dumped one full clip into enemies per game, and then just die. Playing a make shift TD might just work for that.

 

Yeh but I get the feeling that the OP's idea of how a TD plays is to camp at the farthest possible back point, do nothing for most of the game until half his team is dead and then firing off a few shots before he dies. 

 

Playing it support, medium range, like 2nd line yeh, though with its gun handling being meh and the accuracy being meh, its not that reliable, so IMO still better off playing it like an auto-loading med looking for opportunities to clip people out at closer ranges and then getting out. 



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View PostDuncaN_101, on 15 March 2019 - 10:58 AM, said:

Uhm good for you?
Too each their own I'd say. (and yes I suck in my skorpion)

 

I suck in mine too, although the OP has given me an idea for my Somua, lol

amkoBiH97 #20 Posted 15 March 2019 - 04:29 PM

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View Postmr_stabby_1, on 15 March 2019 - 12:01 PM, said:

Anyone who isn't a sarcastic little prikk is welcome to comment in this thread

 

I'll try to give you some advice that you'll listen to hopefully.

The reason that you're getting these responses is due to your stats,nothing else,friend.

 

Now,being bad at something is not a crime,but the thing is that you jumped straight to tier 8 (and the game allows it,unfortunately) without taking the time to go through lower tiers and learn slowly how the game works.

I was in the same position when i had 1k games,I somehow managed to have a 43% WR in a KV-1,which is known as one of the best heavies at tier 5.

God knows how I managed to do that,but the thing is,instead of playing 2k more games in the same state,I saw that something was wrong and decided to work on it,either through reading the guides and forums,or by watching guides on youtube.

 

My advice to you is that you do the same,so that you could have a better time when playing random games and grinding out lower tier tanks,or even doing more that 400-500 damage in your premium tanks.

After improving yourself you'll also get less "sarcastic prikks" commenting on your threads.

Cheers.






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