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The year is 1947, the second world war has raged on for a very long time, battles won on both sides have extended it, the losses were great. To the point were the war petered out, and was rented out to mercenaries in tanks by 1945, although research on tanks and their weaponry has made giant leaps, the poorest mercenaries still fight in old inter-war tanks in small skirmishes, far from the huge modern tanks, on smaller fronts for small objectives.

Nations:
Axis:
Italian
Germany
Japan

Allied:
America
Britain
Russia
France
China

Tank Types:
Light (Small, quick, good at scouting and taking out lightly armed foes)
Medium (Somewhere between heavy and light, some more related to one side than the other)
Heavy (big, lumbering, tough, but slow and slow turning and turret speeds)
Tank Destroyer (The "snipers" of the tank world, mostly have no turret, and have thing side and back armor)

while these are rather broad terms, they are easier to adhere to, and don't expect every tank of every type to adhere strictly to these generalizations.

This game is in a what-if scenario, where WWII has turned into a slow tank v. tank war, rented out to mercenaries for money. You play one such merc, who is fairly poor and have bought a small tank from the 30's, doing small contracts to make money.

Sheet:

Name: please something of your nationality
Age:
Nationality:
Faction: Basically the nation you fight for
Description: what you look like, purely optional but preferred, just remember, big guys can't fit into tanks
Bio: 5 sentences at least, optional
Perk: from bio, i make
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Cash:200
Tank: i put
Crew: i put
Modules: anything extra added on
Equipment: basically anything inside the tank to help it (i.e. first aid kits, extinguishers, etc.)
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Gun: what gun is on the tank, i put
Engine: what engine is on the tank
Armor: in MM, the higher it is, the better chance of a bounce, or non penetrating shot
Hull: your "HP" i put
Condition: Fine

Now you will start with what is essentially a mid war tin can, and you pay to either upgrade it, or the tank itself. You take various missions and jobs for money, you will start doing small jobs, but can get up to larger ones, even spearheading major offensives.


Alright, the person who pre signed up, bring your sheet over here and i'll fill it out, kinda wish i got more people to show preemptive interest

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
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Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
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Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


so long as it didn't blow up or hit something important, it is

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

Well then, I get out of my tank and enter the Panzer, checking if I hit anything important.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

you get in, and it is horribly confusing, you don't understand anything about it

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I search for something that can help me understand this tank. If I can't find anything, I head back to my tank and ask the others if they know anything about how to use a Panzer III.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

lolno, german tanks are nothing like american tanks

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I pray that I don't get blown up and experiment with the Panzer for a bit.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


you're the commander, you're not a driver or a gunner

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I call my driver to get over here and ask if he would like to experiment with the Panzer.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

he starts screwing around with it, and says "It's not working."

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

"Our tank sucks right now, it would be better if we could get this Panzer to work. So, please try again."

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


he keeps trying, "Nope."

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

Sighing, I hit something randomly in the Panzer.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


you hit it, and hear something cranking and grinding in the front of the tank

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I look outside the Panzer and search for the cause of the noise.

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Name: Michael Lee
Age: 23
Nationality: American
Faction: Allied
Description: Short, Thin, Black hair, Green eyes, Pale skin.
Bio: Raised by his father to be a mechanic, he always had a fascination with tanks. Due to financial problems his family was forced to send him away to look for work to help support them. He traveled from city to city, town to town performing odd jobs while looking for a place that needed a mechanic. But the money he was earning wasn't enough. So he took the money that he had, bought a tank and became a mercenary to help earn money for his family.
Perk you can fix damaged tank parts quicker
---------
Cash:0
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Semiautomatic Gun M1924 (33mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V8 (41 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


you go to the front, and see 4 ragged holes in the front hull of the panzer, one leaking a pinkish red fluid

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