This is very good advice. I've been fighting mostly in Tier V, struggling lately, probably from jumping around too much. My best tank is my KV-1. I was above 50 percent winning percentage for a while with it but have fallen back. Are there any Tier III/IV you recommend to fall back to for a while? I do okay in my Matilda.... Or should I just gut it out and focus on my KV1?
Matilda is a great tanks since it is has a good gun but is slow enough to, usually, prevent a player from doing stupid stuff. I like the Matilda but think tier 5 is better tier for learning.
Tier 5 has gotten a lot tougher due to the number of stad padders living down there in their 10,000 game+ T-67s, OI Exp or Church 3s. . A certain % of your games are just going to suck since you are basically the equivalent of a High School football team playing a game against a top line NFL team.
So I would play your KV-1 and get a T-34 Teir 5 Russian with the 57 mm gun and grind up your crew. An average player, with a fully trained T-34 crew, using the 57MM with rammer, vents and optics, can have a lot of fun.