Rose looks at you like you're stupid. "No, of course I'm not ready, Commander, I accepted the the challenge because I enjoy losing!" She says, with every noun and verb of the sentence dripping with sarcasm. "You know, if you spent half as much time attempting to be useful as you did asking useless questions, you'd be a lot farther along!"You are Russells, commander of the M26E1 Pershing Heavy Tank "Black Jack". And as mean and sarcastic as her comment was, she's probably right- but that's just how Rose gets when she's nervous. She's normally quiet and a bit aloof, add a bit of pressure and she tends to say the first thing that comes to mind. Which is usually a cutting and sarcastic remark.You still haven't told her about the bets with Darjeeling- she hasn't asked it and it hasn't come up in conversation. Probably for the best- she doesn't need any more pressure. Besides, with the pressure she's under at the moment it might result in something more than a cutting and sarcastic remark.>Tell her- she should know what the stakes are.>"So why are you guys using the StuG?">"Relax! Its only your reputation on the line...">Other
>>25862368>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"They what now?
>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"Rose is aimbot. Give no fucks.
>>25862368>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"
>>25862368>Tell her- she should know what the stakes are.
>>25862368>>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"
>>25862368>"Relax! Its only your reputation on the line..."And a possible match alongside the Brits/a tank. But mostly reputation.
>>25862431because the stug life chose us. Don't ask useless questions.
>>25862368>>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"Oh right, I remembered what happened last thread, I hope Rose wins.
>>25862368>Tell her- she should know what the stakes are.>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"
>OtherSarcasm aside you know I only asked to be sure. You are my crew and my friend. I know you are the best shooter on the planet. I have full faith in your abilities Rose.
>>25862672Rose route now?Rose route now.
>>25862729I'm honestly more for Yukari, Miho, or Oreo when it comes to main Oorai girls, and maybe Darjeeling or Maho from the other schools. It wasn't my intention, but I wouldn't object to Rose route either.
>>25862672>I only asked to be sure>I have full faith in your abilitiesUhh, come again?
>>25862368>Other>Shut the hell up and stop distracting her.>>25862760We're already Yukari route.
>>25862368>Tell her- she should know what the stakes are.might as well tell her the bad news.
>>25862844and cause her to become too nervous? It's like you really want her to lose.
>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"
>>25862876Judging by her performance in the last battles she does just fine under pressure, if not better. Some people fall apart and others are clutch as fuck when the heat's on, and I'm pretty sure Rose is the latter.
>>25862844>>25862876ok, how about we just tell her what we'll get if we win, and nothing if we lose. use that to inspire her that the Tea Girls will be degrading themselves and not Rose.also.>"So why are you guys using the StuG?"
>>25862881That man in that pic does not nee camouflage! He has plot armor to the hilt.
>>25862881...That's not the pic I posted.I don't even have that one on my PC.
>>25862913Any sane person would expect us to have something at stake of the same value. Rose isn't an idiot.
>>25862368>why the stug
>>25862368Hey Blackjack QM, i was wondering why your thread start so late? did you just get off of work?
>>25863076Obviously he was fighting his way through the WoT server issues this weekend.
>>25862952That is the best prepared fighting position I have ever seen.
"So, why the StuG?" You say, deciding that it'd be wiser to change the subject a bit. Maybe getting her to think more about technical stuff than about the upcoming test of targetting prowess will give you a better chance of having the use of both your arms."We decided the 75mm was the quintessential gun caliber for World War II." She says, obviously calming down a bit. "Almost every nation used some variation of it on a tank.""Well, yeah." You say, shrugging. "But why the StuG? It's not even a real tank! It's a tank destroyer!"She rolls her eyes. "It's got armor, it's got a gun, it's on treads. Close enough." She looks over at the StuG- the history club had already begun the early stages of their camoflague scheme- covering their StuG's sides and rear with layers of hanging rope netting. "The biggest reason, though, is that neither of us has ever worked with the StuK 40 before.">"How do you know she isn't lying?">"What do you think of Assam?">"What do you think you're getting out of this?"
>>25863253>>"What do you think of Assam?"
>>25863253>"What do you think of Assam?"Yuri subplot, go!
>>25863253>>"What do you think of Assam?"We know their side are honest and it IS highly unlikely Assam has even been in a StuK 40 anyway. no need to talk about the bet either
>>25863253>>"How do you know she isn't lying?">>"What do you think of Assam?">>"What do you think you're getting out of this?"
>>25863253>"What do you think of Assam?"Let's see what she thinks about her opponent in this little matchup.
>>25863253>"What do you think of Assam?"Yes Rose, how do you feel about tea parties and dolies?
>>25863253>What do you think of Assam?She any good?
>>25863253>"What do you think of Assam?"
We should tell her about the bet
>>25863735We can after the shooting match is over. If she beats the shit out of us she does.
>>25863759And then we see if we beat the shit out of Anzu if we still get the tank after we lose.
>>25863759This is going to seriously damage her trust in us if we do not tell her right now.
>>25863826Oh, shut up.
>>25863735>>25863827See now, the tradition of comic violence dictates that as a male character, it is our duty to keep things such as these from her, so that when she finds out later (and she will), she'll have an acceptable excuse to render violence for the entertainment of the observers.
>>25863895That is an absolutely horrible idea. Stop watching so much anime. In the real world, things like that don't get you a fist to the face, they irreparably damage relationships. We need to tell her.
"What about Assam?" You say, leaning against Black Jack. "She any good?" You say cooly. Of course she's good, she wouldn't be the lead tank's gunner if she wasn't. But it wasn't about Assam- it was about Rose's response to her."She's good." Rose confirms. "She keeps her cool- I bounced a 90mm shell off her tank's mantlet- a foot and a half in front of her- and she kept firing just as accurately as before. A lesser gunner would've lost her zone." That was perhaps the one hallmark of a skilled and experienced gunner- the ability to put the rest of the world, even the rest of the tank, out of your mind and focus your entire universe down to you, your gun and your target. "I haven't seen her distance shooting, but she wouldn't be that good in the heat of battle if she didn't get a lot of practice at the range." She nods to herself. "I'm going to win this, don't worry, but it's not going to be an easy win." That was good- a cool calm assessement and confindence in the outcome. Genuine confidence. No bluster, Rose didn't do bluster. Just like when she was shooting she was calm, precise and professional. That's what made her so effective.>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about.">Let get this on!>Talk with someone. (Specify)
>>25864046>Talk with someone. (Anzu)Better let her know of the bet we upgraded.
>>25864046>Let get this on!Her head is in the game. She's ready. Lets not muck it up by distracting her.
>>25864024>In the real worldTheres your problem anon.
>>25864046>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about."We need her to trust us.
>>25864046>Let get this on!
>>25864046>>Let get this on!
>>25864046>>Let get this on!>>25864064I think that's a bad idea knowing Anzu (she might muck things upthough we might as well let her go on since she's composed.>>25864082translation: let's unnerve her so she loses.
>>25864064[x] Sounds like a decent idea.
>>25864046>Talk with someone. (Specify)And on the other corner: Assam.
>>25864075Fine, you know what? Lets see what happens. I hope you're right. I really do.
>>25864046>Talk with someone. (Anzu)>Let get this on!
>>25864046>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about."
Tell her the bet you made
>>25864046>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about."She's confident she's gonna win, so what difference will it make it we make a bet? It just means that we get something more than just bragging rights when we win.
>>25864100Hmmm, now I'm curious.
>>25864095I'd rather her lose and trust us than her win and lose faith in us.What if Assam tells her about the bet, assuming she already knows?
>>25864046>Talk with someone. (Specify)Assam, plz.
>>25864128I don't think she will do that, she comes off as too honorable to do that.
>>25864046>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about."We can't let her be doing this without knowing what's at stake.
>>25864141It could be just an offhand remark, not one to unnerve her.
>>25864046>Let get this on!All the motivation she already needs. Doesn't really need more pressure.
>"Since you're so confident, I made a couple of bets you should know about."
>>25864046>Let get this on!Bring on th eboom.
>>25864046>Let get this on!LET'S DO THIS! LEEEEEEEROOOOOOOY JENKINS!
While we're waiting,can anyone tell me where to shoot on the front of an IS-6 with a T15E1?Also, tell Rose about the bet. It's a matter of trust.
>>25864501Driver's hatch. The on up front, right below the gun.
>>25864046>Let's get this on!
>>25864530the flattest part you have a shot at; the armor thickness is shit, but the angling is what kills you.
Hastur, Hastur, Hastur.
>>25864927(sings O Canada) (waits for that SoB to start forming and blow up the whole skating arena we're in) (takes out Hastur for good and wins the game)
>>25862520>best Batturu RaifuMah nigga.
>>25862982That pic suffers from a serious lack of FREEDOM-loving blondes.>>25864046>Let get this on!
You know, I just realised that not telling Rose about the deal can backfire hilariously if Darjeeling or Assam tells her about the deal.
Almost got 10 kills last match in my Super Pershing. Got knocked out at 7, but the last 3 were at 2-12% health. Would have been amazing
>>25865249Already called it>>25864128
>>25865249Maybe so but making the deal was a very stupid idea in the first place.
>>25865287>making the deal was a very stupid idea in the first place>implying Rose would ever loseAssam may be Best Tea, but Rose is Best Gunner.
>>25865268Or it completely throws her off her game, so we lose and she loses faith in us.
>>25865287How was it stupid? We get a tank for our efforts, and if Rose wins the tea girls will have to do the tunafish dance too. Who knows, we might get extra on the dosh for that.
>>25865249I'm just imagining the slow head turn if impending doom.
Let her know that when she wins Gloriana will give us a tank.
>>25865320if it wasn't stupid then why is everyone dreading Rose's reaction?That and it was a deal made with tank/teaboo lust in mind.
>>25865383Because disrupting someone who is already 'in the game' is a recipe for disaster, regardless.
>>25865383...I don't see how the two are related.The deal is sound. In fact we stand to gain more than what we're hoping for. It's that these guys can't decide whether to tell Rose or not.
It doesn't take long for the contest to be set up- A series of ten targets would be set up a thousand yards from the StuG- each target would need to be individually targetted. Since there was only one StuG, the girls would take turns. After the first girl was done with her shots, the targets would be replaced. Each gunner would have three ranging shots to test windage and ballistic drop- after which they would have nine more shots to hit as many differant targets as possible.Rose didn't look nervous as she approached Assam to shake hands and prepare for the coin flip. She closes her eyes, hands at her size as she takes slow, deep breaths. You've seen this before, not just with Rose but with almost any athlete who has to put everything on single, perfect shots- she's picturing the shots ahead of time- visuallizing her win before she even touches the trigger. Assam looks confident, staring with a look of barely hidden amusement at Rose's preparations. Assam is good, no doubt, but she doesn't understand that Rose isn't just good- the Germans had a word for people of her ability: Experten, a term they used to describe their top aircraft aces, men who's abilities were considered almost super-human."Assam: Call it in the air." Momo states as she flips a coin."Tails!" She says calmly just before the coin hits the ground.Momo reaches down and examines the coin. "Tails. Assam shoots first.">Reassure Rose- she can do this!>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.>Tell Rose about the bet.>Any last bets? (Specify)
>>25865319She'll trust us MORE if we tell her. She'll know we have confidence in her. If we don't tell her, she'll think that we doubt her, and lose faith.
>>25865500>>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.don't fuck this up guys.>>25865510as opposed to the knowledge of such a bet being made unnerves her? Your Jedi Bullshit mindtricks aren't working on me.
>>25865500>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.>Flash her a thumbs up>Last betDate?
>>25865500>>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.
>>25865500>Tell Rose about the bet.Otherwise Assam might tell her at the ideal moment to throw her off her game.
>>25865500>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.>>25865551You really think that she'll let the opponent's talk get to her?
>>25865500>Reassure Rose- she can do this!
>>25865524I can't even understand what you're saying.Her reaction when she finds out will be: "I can't believe you didn't trust me enough to win under pressure." This will irreparably ruin her faith in us, and our ability to work together as a team.But we're committed now, this is hardly the ideal time to tell her.
>>25865500>Keep quiet, she needs to concentrate right now.
>>25865500>You got this Rose. I believe in you.
>>25865571...uh, Rose has been our gunner for god knows how long. Do you think she'd throw a hissy fit like what you're implying over this? She'd be pissed, maybe, but not at the level your saying she will.
>>25865532i see that if she wins, if we win... pic related
>>25865510I've just had enough out of you. We're not cheating on our girlfriend or whatever here. We are making a friendly wager without her knowledge. She will be mad if she finds out, yes. But she will not "lose all faith in men forever" or any shit like that.
>>25865500Get Anzu to tell the helmsman to start turning the carrier into the wind.
>>25865500>Tell Rose about the bet.
>>25865618Relationships can be damaged at any point. She won't quit the team, but it will hurt her faith in us, and it will effect our synergy.
>>25865627Buddy, you don't understand how trust works.
>>25865650Then we fix it after by doing stuff for her, dammit.Fixing relations and getting them to forgive people is not that hard.
>>25865618odds are all she'll do is call us a dumbass as I get the feeling it wouldn't be the first time.That and she might understand our reasons for not telling her.
>>25865630i'm sure she's on it
>>25865666>Fixing relations and getting them to forgive people is not that hard.It's one of the hardest things in the world to fix a relationship. She won't forget this. She'll forgive us, but it won't be like it was before
>>25865500>>Any last bets? (Specify)You know Darjeeling you were a fair and worthy opponent. You also, from what I can see, are a good commander. How about to add on to our deal if we win you go on a date with me?
>>25865703That edge be bleedin', yo. Seriously, stop projecting. These guys have their own history, and yours doesn't apply to it at all.
>>25865500Stay quiet. We should have told her when we had the chance but now she's concentrating and telling her this now may throw her off her game
>>25865510>>25865551>>25865571>>25865650DAMN IT, it only matters if we LOSE! if Rose pulls this off, no sweat! if it's a draw. the bets are off then. stop freaking out people!
>>25865755One, I think it's one people, rather than many.Two, it doesn't matter if we lose either.
It's kinda ironic, but we're doing the exact same thing we are hating Anzu for right now.Then again, I never did hate Anzu in the first place.
>>25865737>calling me edgyLook, that's the way it works. Ask anyone who's ever been in a relationship>>25865755She'll still blame us for not telling her about the bet.
What the fuck, guys?She knows more than everyone else that team comes before everything else. Even if she ends up irrevocably pissed at us, she's still gonna perform in the gunner's seat.And if she fucking wins, there's no fucking problem.
>>25865789Except, you know, trying to lose on purpose.
>>25865789Exactly. And we're doing it to our teammate.
>>25865794Not really no.I've done it. And I've apologised and abased for it and been forgiven.
>>25865755Issue is some people are tying to produce a loss via telling her the bet at a bad time.>>25865789welcome to /tg/ whose decision making is infamously terrible.>>25865794>Implying you've been in a relatonship with anything but your right hand, BETA NICE GUY.
>>25865804she probably has figured out we have bet something on this duel anyway. she's smart enough and knows us good enough to get that.
>>25865812Well, lucky you. >>25865818Actually, its my left hand. Secondly, I've been on plenty of teams where just this sort of thing happened.
>>25865848I don't think a team with trust issues is the norm, anon.
>>25865818seems like we have picked up a troll some how. the mods need to come around and spray for them soon. Blackjack QM, please ignore any more posts to tell Rose about the bet. thank you
>>25865794Actual, healthy relationships work absolutely nothing like you are claiming.
If we lose, what do we have to do? We join Gloriana for a match and help them kick some other team's butt. We could end up against, I dunno, Anzio, and then it would be an easy fight. Or, we could end up against Black Forest, and then we'd have the unlikely opportunity to take Black Forest out of the tournament.At the very least, we'd get some intel on our opponents.
>>25865848That's more a consequence of your teams (or more likely you, given you are the apparent common factor) having abnormal trust issues. Not the norm.
>>25865879>>25865915There's nothing I can say to convince you guys, so you win.
>>25865943Can we even do that? Fight for another team? Aren't we on some kind of contract? I suppose if Anzu agrees to it, it's good to go, but you'd think there would be more issues to it.
>>25865794You really believe that she's going to HATE YOU FOREVER for having made a wager?I'll let you in on a secret, okay? The character Rose is a reasonable individual, being written by a seemingly reasonable human being.Now compared to these 3DPD womancreatures that throw hissyfits and are generally off their rocker, she is not retarded like many of the normalfag population are.If/when she finds out, she'll give us a good, sound beating (if she can catch us) and call it even.She will not, I repeat, will not think any less of us for something as little as this.I know, I know. Responding to a troll.
>>25865978Well if there IS a problem with that, we won't even have to do it.
>>25865992It's a wager involving her, without her knowledge, and she will have to pay the price if we lose. She might not expect to make the decision, as we are the commander, but she'll definitely want to know about it. Gender flip it and it makes no difference. With that pic, it's you who's the troll
>>25866125Not him, but I'm jumping in.You are being retarded. Put yourself in Rose's place, you are getting ready for a big showdown, and are feeling the pressure. If I were gunning, I would thank him for not heaping more stress on me right before I do battle.
>>25866125Troll pic or not, he's still right.
>>25866216Yeah, this. We should have told her earlier. She is starting her visualization. She needs to stay in the zone.
You know better than to disturb her during her pre-shooting ritual. At best you'll throw off her concentration- at worst you'll throw off her concentration and anger her into physical violence. Either way there's too much on the line to risk any last-minute advice or confessions about the bet.You learn back against the truck that had transported everyone out to the range. Watching as Assam slides down into the gunner's hatch of the StuG- it had already been driven into position and pointed towards the targets- the only thing that needed to happen at this point was for the gun to be reloaded between shots- Caesar was doing the honors there, giving her a bit more practice in the role."So, she's not going to ruin my parade float, is she?" Anzu says from behind you. You turn around to see the red-headed Class President and commander of the 38(t). "Assam is no Momo, you know." She chides before turning to her already-tearing-up gunner. "Sorry, Momo.">"She's calm, cool, perfectly in control. She's going to win easily.">"She said Assam's good, but she's better.">"...I don't know- Assam's their best gunner."
>>25866496>"She said Assam's good, but she's better."Confidence!
>>25866496>"She said Assam's good, but she's better."
>>25866496>"She's calm, cool, perfectly in control. She's going to win easily."
>>25866496>"She said Assam's good, but she's better."We have reached consensus.
>>25866496>>"She's calm, cool, perfectly in control. She's going to win easily.">>"She said Assam's good, but she's better."
>>25866545Finally.>>25866496>"So... did you we bet a tank on this?"
>>25866496>Remain silent and watch.
>>25866496>>"She said Assam's good, but she's better."We should make a side bet with Darjeeling is she is on hand. The one regarding the date, while continuing the innuendo from our first meeting.
>>25866590There was that option earlier but not enough anons took up the standard.
>>25866613I am still going to ask for it, dammit!
>>25866496>"She said Assam's good, but Rose is better."also add"Now that i think about it. Yuzu is a fine enough driver, and we know how Momo is at in gunnery. But we have not see you test out your gunnery skills Anzu. when this is over with, i would like to see you try your hand at it."
You sniff a bit. "Assam's good- damn good." You shake your head. "She's not Rose, though. Not even in the same league." You turn back to the President. "You always give Momo hell for her gunnery- why don't you shoot then and have Momo load or something?" It's a valid observation- why keep Momo shooting if she was that bad at it?Anzu shrugs. "Never much liked shooting," she says simply. "Momo wanted to be the gunner so who would I be to say no, if nobody else wants the job?"You're about to make a comment about it, but you let it go- Momo was already improving, however slightly, by the time the tournement starts she might even be useful as something more than a very temperary distraction. Instead you steady yourself against the truck and raise your binoculars to your eyes as Assam starts taking shots.Rose certainly wasn't wrong- She only misses a single ranging shot before she finds her target on the second. From there the shots seem to ring out like clockwork- she's definately good- of the nine remaining shots she only misses three. A seventy percent hit rate on targets a thousand yards, even against stationary targets, was excellent by any measure.Assam's gunnery takes about two minutes to complete and she finally climbs out of the gunner's hatch looking pleased with herself. Reserved, of course- a Glorianna girl would never lower herself to gloating, but definately pleased.Now it's Rose's turn.>Give her a nod of encouragement.>"Don't screw this up, please.">Other.
>>25867088>>Give her a nod of encouragement.We good.
>>25867088>Give her a nod of encouragement.
>>25867088>>Other.You've got this, get out there to kick ass and take names.
>>25867088>>Give her a nod of encouragement.
Give her a nod of encouragement
>>25867088>Other.Show 'em how it's done.
>>25867088>Give her a nod of encouragement.we both know she has this in the bag.
>>25867088>>Give her a nod of encouragement.I am going to continue to stump for our side bet with Darjeeling.
>>25867088>Give her a nod of encouragement.Why can't we do one better and go sport parents-levels of encouragement--cowbells, signs, the whole deal?
>>25867115Hell yes, this!
>>25867088>Give her a nod of encouragement.You can't beat the Rose. This is known.
"Very good, Assam." Darjeeling compliments lightly as the gunner rejoins her two crewmates. Assam smiles as she takes a spot beside her commander. As she does this, Rose stands- she had been sitting calmly on the bumper of the truck. As she stands you get a moment of eye contact- you could give her advice, tell her she's got this, but instead you just nod. You have complete confidence in her and her ability. You give her the slightest of nods, a communication that you're as confident as she is. That you trust her completely when she says she'll win.As she slides down into the gunnery match, you watch as that trust is validated- you watch through you binoculars as she puts the 75mm round squarely through the center of the far-left target on her first practice round. Then, like a machine, she moves from left to right, putting one round after another into target after target.One. Two. Three hits. You look over at Assam, who's calm confidence is already beginning to falter. The fourth and fifth shots and she looks nervous. On the seventh shot Assam's shoulders fall- if Rose missed every shot from here out it would still be a tie. Rose didn't settle for that, though, as her eighth shot hits home.Eight shots. Eight hits.There are no cheers, just a stunned silence from both the girls of Glorianna and Oorai. Eight hits in a row was difficult many modern tankers, using hyper-velocity shells, laser rangefinders and computer-aided aiming. Rose had done it with antiquated sights on a gun she had never used in her life.>Start slow clap.>"Told you. Rose delivers.">Other.
>>25867371>Do nothing.2 more to go.
>>25867371>OtherJust sit there. Smug.
>>25867392This. Shit she aint done.
>>25867371>Other.wait for Rose to emerge and rejoins us, confirm that we knew she could do it.break the news of the bet to her.
>>25867371Look at Rose, smirk and shrug
>>25867392Might as well. Supporting this.
>>25867371>"Told you. Rose delivers."
>>25867371>>25867392>Do nothing.we don't need to brag
>>25867371Just want to note that I actually rolled randomly for how many shots Assam and Rose would hit. Rose rolled crits (19/20 on the die) three times in a row, and a fourth time on her first shot- I stopped rolling after her eighth hit.
>>25867453So... She hits them all?
>>25867371Wait for her to get the next two. Then just mention how you won the bet.
>>25867453>>25867467She hits them all.>Start slow clap."Eh Darjeeling, I was gonna sidebet a date with you, but I wanted to be fair."
>>25867371Do nothing. Wait for her to finish.SIdenote: Is she even human? Damn.
>>25867481"So, you mentioned a tank, Darjeeling?"
> Do nothing.Do not disturb epicness in progress.
>>25866496>Give her a nod of encouragement.
>>25867578a couple of hours late there, bud.
>>25867392This.While slouching victoriously.
Any moment now...
A few seconds later, Rose emerges from the top of the StuG. "You've got two more shots!" You shout with a grin, breaking the stunned silence at what she had just done. What else could you say? Good job? Great shooting?She rolls her eyes as she pulls herself out. "You going to pay for them?" She says flatly before she turns and nods her appreciation to the still stunned-silent Assam. "Good shooting." She compliments the Glorianna gunner. Assam nods back silently. She looks like she's had some sort of religious experience.Rose slides down the back of the StuG and approaches you. "So, what did you bet on me?" She askes simply as she shakes out her harms and wipes some sweat from her hair- you can't tell whether it was from the heat of the un-airconditioned StuG or from effort of her gunnery.You blink a couple times, before putting on your most innocent looks. "I'm insulted! Who said I would ever-"Rose cuts you off with a look. "Because I know you better than that..."You're caught, but you break into a grin as you turn to Glorianna's lead tank crew. "So, Darjeeling. I believe you owe us a tank?"
>>25867799Not to mention the fish dance
>>25867799It's not a bet if you have no chance of losing.
>>25867799>inb4 Next Time on Girls Und Panzer Quest!
>>25867813Hah, and here I thought we'd get by without some sort of RAILROAD CHOO CHOO insinuation.
Next Time on Girls und Panzer>Special Delivery!>Rose isn't even human!>Momo is inspired.Girls und Panzer Quest will return on Tuesday, sometime between 5-6PM PST.Follow me on twitter for schedule updates and announcements on when the thread goes live!https://twitter.com/BlackJackGuPQ
>>25867824Did somebody mention a train?
>>25867828If our new tank is any good, what do we do with the I go?
>>25867824Honestly, I had planned on rolling randomly for how well each of them shot. I gave Rose an advantage, and there was a good chance that she could lose.I did not expect the d20 to turn her into the Goddess of Ballistics.
>>25867824Honestly? I doubt that's what he meant.We've already known Rose can hit a moving target at 1500 yards. Assam is small time.
>>25867813To be fair, BJ did roll for it.
Betting it's a Crusader
>>25867828Thanks for running, BJ.Pity about the lack of date bet.
>>25867847Sell it to a museum, I'm thinking. It'd be too mean to just list it off as scrap.Of course, this is all dependant on just what *is* the tank that we'll be receiving from the Brits--whether it be the juggernaut/money sink that is the TOG II, or a fixer-upper of a Centurion, Churchill, or Cromwell.
>>25867852her skill today better carry on in future battles
>>25867870hell, anything that's not that preying mantis POS would be better than the I-go
>>25867876>Centurion>Fixer-upperi think you meant Covenanter
>>25867876the I-Go can still be useful as a scout, having great tanks means fuck all if we don't know where the enemy isI say we outfit the thing for fast and quiet running, give it some better optics and a decent radio, maybe some different coloured smoke rounds for signalling and it should be great
>>25867882I do think he means centurion, I have walked through fields of rusting centi's that were thrown away or used as targets
>>25867890According to the rules we can't add anything that would make it better than it actually was.
>>25867878To be fair, hitting eight stationary targets under ideal conditions is completely different from hitting moving targets that are shooting back on potentially uneven ground, on the move, etc.She's good, of course, but even with that don't expect that sort of performance mid-battle.
>>25867890I'm pretty sure any engine good enough to make the I-Go move more than 20 kmph would have enough torque to tear it into two I-Go's. On the plus side each half I-Go would be about as useful as the whole one.
>>25867890I was thinking the same thing, if at all maybe a training tank, also will tea lady do the fish dance for us?
>>25867890It'll also make for a great hazing ritual for next year's freshies!
>>25867937You want to get in a real tank? Fine. First take this Type 97 and take it for a lap. Around the ship. And if it breaks down on the way--which it will--you have field repair it and finish the lap. It is now 1500. You have until 1700.
>>25867876>CenturionAmazing tank, but not likely. Would be great off the bat.>ChurchillAn excellent heavy tank we could use as a HQ, unfortunately too slow as a Rabbit team replacement tank.>CromwellPossibly the best as far as replacing the I-Goes.
Maybe a lend lease Stuart?
I'm amazed if we get anything with an A-number higher than 15.... so, my money's on an early british cruiser (crusader if we're lucky). As a replacement for the I-go, it's good (it has a gun, and it's reasonably fast), but that's about it, really...
Anyone else considering having russel offer the assistance of blackjack and co for a round anyways?We know which we'll be called in for, Kuromine.
>>25867969Rabbit team has the lee.I-go team is a ...swan? I think? Goose?
>>25868027As great of a gesture as that would be, I'm not sure whether we would be able to fulfill our obligations to both Ooarai and Gloriana--skipping back and forth between the tourney matches of both schools while performing maintenance on our tank would be a nightmare.
>>25868035Duck Team is the I-Go.
>>25868054Doesn't the B1Bis have a suck on it?
>>25868081MuckTuckLuckGotta catch them all.
>>25868086>The Mallard (/ˈmælɑrd/ or /ˈmælərd/) or Wild Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand and Australia. Looks like a duck, acts like a duck, Sounds like a duck...
>>25868105Generally, a Mallard is wild Duck (tastes different, trust me) and is smaller and flies just a bit better than your standard white duck that is caged and bred. Runs faster too.
>>25868149Still a Duck.
>>25868047Could ask.Even if we lose, we'll be providing valuable intel to the girls on Black Forest.Besides, the opponent for that period is Pizza Hut.Even without the tank we found, they beat their arses soundly.