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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
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Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I order 4 T1's and the 2 M2's to stay behind cover and open fire upon the nearest enemy tanks while I lead the remaining tanks back to camp to rescue any survivors sticking to the shadows and staying behind cover when needed.

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine


shadows definitely don't help, but the tanks firing on the itialians definitely grab their attention more then you, you roll around to the front of the camp, seeing most italian tanks behind large rocks, their backs facing towards you

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:120/120
Condition: Fine

I order the tanks to spread out and hide behind as much cover as they can then open fire at the Italians in unison when ready while I scout around to ensure no tanks are sneaking up on us.

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine



you move around as the others gather in cover where they can, you hear a unison of shots and move around, to see what seems to be a second wave of italians coming, a lot of them, many more then your small force can take on.

As you assess the situation, you hear the crunch of metal as a shell passes through your tank, shaking it, and leaving you and the driver dazed. you look out one of the ports to see a fiat 3000 pulling behind a large boulder, the cannon smoking

-20 Hull

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

I fire upon the fiat 3000, inform them of the second wave of Italians and order my men to regroup, retreat and stay safe.

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine


...(dice rolling)

You fire on the Fiat as it pulls out to take another shot, it goes through the point between the turret and the body, nearly shearing it off, leaving it heavily leaned against the body, the commander no doubt, dead.

You hear over the radio, a nearby M2 light, "I saw your tank take a hit, are you alright in there?"

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

"Yeah, I'm fine. By the way, Italians are coming and their too many of them for us to handle. We better regroup and retreat."

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

"More of the god **** eye-ties?!" you hear more radio chatter and most of the tanks are pulling back, leaving the flaming or disabled tanks behind. You retreat about 5 miles out, finding little more then rough semi-desert terrain

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

"How is everybody doing? Report the damages done to your tanks and the condition of your crew."

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine


out of the 6 Ti's and 2 M2's left:

3 T1's have minor damage
1 T1 has bad turret damage
1 M2 has a dead driver

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

I order them to set up camp and repair their tanks. I also order the two unharmed T1's to go on guard duty while I check on the M2 with a dead driver.

What happens if the driver of a tank dies and what is the crew of a M2.

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine



generally, if there is enough crew-members they wil lbe replaced, with anotherr one but with reduced maneuverability and acceleration, if not then the tank is considered disabled, this M2's driver has been replaced by the Co-Driver

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

I go and help repair the T1 with bad turret damage while asking for a map of the area.

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine


you assist in righting and temporarily fixing the turret, while that is happening, you see the M2 has a map in it, he spreads it out atop the turret, after oyu're done with the T1, you look at it, there is your camp, about 50 kilometers directly west is a larger camp, 25 kilometers north is another small camp like yours, along the battle lines, your guess is, that is where the second group of italian tanks came, a large push all along the front

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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:200
Tank:T1 Cunningham
Crew:Commander (Radio Operator, Gunner, Loader), Driver
Modules:
Equipment:
---------
Gun:37 mm Gun M1916 (28mm penetration)
Engine:Cunningham V-type (35 km/h)
Armor:10/10/10 (front/side/back)) Turret 10/10/10
Hull:100/120
Condition: Fine

We head to the camp to the north while trying to avoid any hostile tanks, taking detours if necessary.

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