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World of Tanks Fail Guide to playing the JagdTiger 8.8cm Rental PDF Print
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OK, so you've been playing a light (Crusader) for 30 or so games and you win 20, You have the breeze at your back and attain a WN8 of 2000 killing loads and doing lots of damage, you lose a few but you personally do very well. You are doing serious damage, and think you are playing like a GOD. It feels good.

Then you earn enough to attain the rental! YEAH! More cream please mother...

So, you are in the famed Jagdtiger with it's legendary 8.8cm and massive armour. You can feel yourself standing in the commander's cupola thinking you are Wittman himself.

Then reality hits. You play 10 games, you get almost no shots, let alone penetrations, you do lots of camping with the other TDs in the proper places where all the other campers are, you are then spotted and blown up by invisitanks and arty shells rain all around, your tracks break, the armour on the famed Jagdtiger seems as easy to penetrate as butter, none of your shots pen, NONE. On top of this all games are dull as dishwater (campfest TDs with the other morons, never again thankyou very much) and all your teams teams collapse, eight of them in a row. Your WN8 is 350, you lose 80%.

Something has been sounding in your head, its a sound, no, its a voice, faint at first then growing louder and louder as you play more and more games in this tank. In the end it is loud and clear, it is definitely a voice and it is saying "YOU ARE A TOMATO! YOU ARE RUBBISH AT THIS TANK! YOU ARE A MORON..." 

Well, that'll be what happened to me then...

A very short time later is my rage over? NO. 

Crew sent to barracks, if there was an option to shoot them I'd have taken it. Modules demounted, if there was an option to crush them I'd have taken it, did I try to press button repeatedly to remove tank from garage?  Yes, but it won't bleedin' let me.  How do I destroy this thing, I never want to see it in front of my eyes again...

GRRRRRrrrrrrr. 

I was 60% WR in the Panther mit 8.8 and I did well and enjoyed it too -  but in this monstrosity I singlehandedly destroyed my own win rate for the evening and caused a brain overload for the game itself, stopped playing, went to bed with that feeling I have accomplished nothing and wasted a LOT of time.

Lies there in bed and asks himself "how could I be SO bad?" Rhetorical question, I don't want an answer - I know I'm just rubbish at this tank  - I just want to RAGE! 

Apologies.

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