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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:700
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:100/120
Condition: Fine

"How much would a rammer and a new gun cost?"

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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:700
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


"A rammer is 2,000, the gun will depend on which one, your current turret can mount a slightly upgraded 37mm, for about 200."

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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:700
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 much would a new turret and engine cost?"

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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:700
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


"The turret will be 300, the engine 400."

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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:700
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'll take the engine and the gun. Also. how much would repairs cost?"

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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:700
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

He looks over the tank, "Nothing major, i can fix it up for free."

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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:700
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

"Thanks, please repair the tank and install the new engine and gun." I say, handing him the payment and walking away.

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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:700
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


fixed the sheet, make cash 0, what now?

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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 around to see if I have any jobs to do.

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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 look upon a crowded board, you see men walking back to their tanks, anger in their eyes. you go up and read the single leaflet on there:

ATTENTION!
ALL TANKERS TO PREPARE FOR A PUSH AT THE ITALIANS WE WILL WIN BACK OUR LINES!


It's curt, and suggests either an incredibly idiotic or deviously simple plan

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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

Hopefully the latter. I head back to my tank and spend the rest of the time left before the mission preparing my 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

you tidy things up, store loose shells and such. within the hour, a huge group of tanks is amassed, the commander leading comfortably from his Churchill I, divides everyone up into fairly equal groups


Group 1
Lead: M2 Medium
2 T2 mediums
3 T1's

Group 2:
Lead: Valentine
2 Medium Mark II's
4 Medium Mark I's

Group 3 (yours)
Lead: Cruiser III
2 T2 Mediums
1 Cruiser II
3 T1's


Group 4:
Lead: M2 Medium
5 M2 Mediums


more pictures!

M2 Medium

http://drongo-lab.ru/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/worldoftanks-2012-10-30-15-55-19.jpg


Cruiser III
http://mailer.fsu.edu/~akirk/tanks/GreatBritain/GB-CruiserMark3-ReworkedToMark4Standards.jpg


Cruiser II
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0d/Mk1CruiserTank.jpg/300px-Mk1CruiserTank.jpg

T2 Medium

http://wot-shot.com/images/T2%20Medium%20Tank_skin_1.jpg

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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 stick with my group and await my orders.

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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 are ordered to move out, heading near the southern border, to a small overrun camp

a day into the push, with dusk settling, you roll up a hill, overlooking the terrain for a good 2 miles, as the T1 ahead of you crests the hill, it violently explodes, sending shrapnel against your tank, you hang out of the cupola to see 3 Fiats, and 2 fearsome german Panzer III's, with short barreled howtizers, all dug into the ground and waiting for hte next tank to crest the hill


Panzer III
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6128/6013909085_b6e65543e5_z.jpg

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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 ask my commanding officer for any orders while looking for a way around the hill without getting spotted.

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