Category Ace Tanker Award

Tier 8 tech tree Premiums – the good, the bad, and the expensive (part 2)

Finishing up with the ‘Least Recommended’ tier 8 tech tree premium tanks. Before listing the detailed responses on the ‘bottom 6’ I’ll review, briefly, the goal of the survey and what was covered in part 1.

In a nutshell, 329 WoT players from the WoT sub Reddit participated in a short survey where they voted on the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ of the tier 8 tech tree premium tanks that you can buy for gold at any time.

There are twenty tanks available for gold at tier 8. Here’s how the overall voting came out:

Yesterday, I covered the top 6 tanks. Today, I’ll detail the remarks submitted on six tanks, technically the bottom 6.

The French medium AMX CDC, the German medium Panther mit 8,8 and the 8,8cm Pak 43 JagdTiger TD, the Russian IS-6, the Chinese medium 59-Patton, and the Jap...

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Tier 8 tech tree Premiums – the good, the bad, and the expensive

A topic that comes up frequently on the WoT sub-Reddit is “what tier 8 premium should I buy.” It comes up so often that it can be annoying (3 times in 1 hour) and depending on who answers, the responses vary from post to post. My goal here is to provide some helpful information including the pros and cons of each tank (if applicable) to allow a new tanker to make a more informed purchasing decision. Keep in mind, this information is going to be based on opinions from random players reflect their personal opinions. The onus is on you to review the available YouTube tank reviews before you make a purchase.

This is going to have to be ‘part 1’ as it’s taking a lot longer to work through the submissions and filter the comments. I’ll post an update for the ‘least recommended’ tanks later.

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Relaunch for 2019

I wiped all my old stories (most of them) and I am relaunching this very unpopular site with new content for 2019.

I’m had a series I was calling “Asshole of the Day” where I awarded an especially salty player with an honorable mention here; but, in the spirit of renewal and forgiveness, I’ve deleted all those posts. I’ve also wiped my in game blacklist.

I may restart the series of I find an especially toxic player in game. I guess only time will tell.

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World of Tanks Match Maker is garbage

I spend a lot of time on the WoT Reddit sub and frequently tell people that 3-5-7 isn’t a big deal.  I kind of like it… most of the time.

The one thing I do not like is being bottom tier (in the 7 group) in 75-80%  of the games.  This gets old, fast and I can get in a rut where I’m bottom tier over and over again.  Some nights, I feel like I’me getting ‘great’ MM with mid-tier battles and top-tier battles sprinkled in at reasonable intervals (Plus I play tier 9 and 10 liberally) and the grind isn’t that bad. But when you are working on a particular tier 8 medium tank that isn’t fully researched and as a barely trained (100% but without 6th sense or extra perks) and you get 5 bottom tier games in a row, it does feel a little disheartening.

Recently, a ‘new’ player lamented that he was o...

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This is probably not a site that has any need to exist.  And yet, it does.

I like to see the end of game score cards for exceptionally good games and yet some sites (hint: Reddit) doesn’t allow for the post of end of game score cards.

This vexes me.  I wanted to create a place where these glorious cards.

In case it isn’t obvious, and it may not be, this site is for World of Tanks players only.

At this time, I’m focusing on the North American players.

Mastery Badge: Ace Tanker – Earn more experience in a single battle than the average highest experience of 99% of all players in the same tank within the last seven days.

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