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viking71 #1 Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:36 PM

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 I didn't check this weekend special till tonight. Game is so bad now comparing to Beta tests and beginning that I'm forgetting to check what's on some weekends, havin much more fun playing different games. But I seen chance to upgrade my tier VIII TD, so with mixed fillings I turned it on. Better than usual, took only 3 battles for my team to finally win, but mission wasn't triggered. Thought maybe have to activate it first, like personal ones. Rechecking restrictions found out that I missed last line, saying only for PREMIUM vehicles. I can understand you have to earn some money, that's why you degradating this game with every update in favor of PREMIUM players, but making whole event only for them? I'm not sure would I waste enough time to play 25 battles even being sure my team will win and I will progress driving regular tank, with my luck it will be most probably 100+, but in premium tank? What for? Tanks are maxed and most players got crew mastered probably too, not to mention that conversion ratio for training is just funny.To receive 50k expirience I can't really use unless I will buy GOLD to convert it into free expirience? 

 I loved this game at the beginning, preordered all 3 packages before Beta ended (sold quickly medium and heavy as they were really crappy, can't see them in battles anymore), bought some gold to have enough to retrain my crew on newer tanks, also few premium tanks in early stage. Newer bought single gold shell even to try it, or have advantage over other players. Can't remember battles ending with score 0-15 or 1-15 which occurs often these days. Back in the days it was rather 13-15 or 14-15. That was fun. At some point maps begun more flat and flat with every next update, tricky one were removed and thanks to that any reach kid can buy premium tank, full storage of gold ammo and have shooting range with almost 100% accuracy and penetration. Wrecking not only my tank, but also whole fun of playing this game. No thinking, no strategy, wait for someone to highlight enemy, boom boom boom, game over. And then proudly showing 3 stripes on the gun and slugging others for low performance in chat. On the other end are also people buying those tanks, especially higher tiers, having no idea about physics in the game who's getting destroyed quickly, which also damaging team, but they are minority.

 I wish this game will be again enjoyable, but doubt it will happend. From few years didn't bought anything, carefully using what I got left and from what I can see will not spend single penny in the future. Had couple of friends on my list but except 1 they are all gone, mostly from same reason. There's no fun in this game anymore.

 The only improvements are in graphic details.

 Beside game falling to be ruin soon.

 Congratulations WG.

 



qpranger #2 Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:42 PM

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The skull emblem special the other week was much much MUCH worse.



Suurpolskija #3 Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:48 PM

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View Postqpranger, on 30 July 2017 - 12:42 AM, said:

The skull emblem special the other week was much much MUCH worse.

 

At least they had 4x then. :(

Aikl #4 Posted 29 July 2017 - 11:50 PM

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While I wasn't around for the closed beta, claiming that WoT used to be much better in every way imagineable is mostly a delusion. 

 

Behold my mighty gravedigging skills.

 

 

ShipTheNutz, Posted 12 August 2011 - 11:41 AM

 Happy birthday!

Good bonuses and though it will be good time to grind some XP and money, BUT! Tier 4 tank 3 times on a row into tier 8 match. Okey.. Tier 5 tank 3 times in a row tier 9 match! Like wtf, my gaming mood gone with 30min and pissed off. I have bought gold and gave you money, now do something and fix it. Max tier cap in game can be like 2 tier(like: 3,4; 4,5;) in same match. 

I DONT care if I have to wait bit longer in lobby to get GOOD game, not another "bounced off" game!

And also, cap that platoon to same cap. Is that really so hard to do when EVERYBODY who is playing this game complains about this match making system, FFS!

arghh... NOT fun game anymore. Only tier 1-2 games are fun, because there is a greater role factor  skill.

Take care! 

 

http://forum.worldof...flstomp#topmost

 

Eight-page thread dating from August 2011, featuring current CC ShipTheNutz, aka DezGames as OP. Can't be arsed to read through everything, but I'm pretty sure that if teams were even and WoT anno 2011 was a paradise covered in fluffy pink pillows, there wouldn't be any room to complain. I have a list somewhere that mentions different popular whining topics throughout the last years. If you can't remember, WoT had a TD problem at some point, followed by an arty problem, followed by maps being "reworked" left-and-right, T10 TDs like the WTE100... I could go on and on.

 

 

PS: It's a testament to the base concept how incredibly fun and addiciting WoT can be, regardless of still trying to stake out a course in a zig-zag pattern. We're getting there, I think... some day.


Edited by Aikl, 29 July 2017 - 11:53 PM.


Spurtung #5 Posted 30 July 2017 - 12:25 AM

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Considering it's the second time this very special has happened, it's hardly the most anything in history.

Strappster #6 Posted 30 July 2017 - 12:26 AM

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Most cheeky special? Perhaps.

 

OP in most need of paragraphs? Definitely. :amazed:



TheJumpMaster #7 Posted 30 July 2017 - 12:37 AM

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View PostStrappster, on 30 July 2017 - 01:26 AM, said:

Most cheeky special? Perhaps.

 

OP in most need of paragraphs? Definitely. :amazed:

 

I think that paragraphs are next weekend's special

SovietBias #8 Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:13 AM

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I thought you meant the 30k gold bundle with a XP conversion discount, right after announcing one of the most worthless lines ever is getting a tier 10 'special' vehicle. 

Spurtung #9 Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:14 AM

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Oh, look! The most cheeky special in wot history!!!

 

4 months ago:

https://worldoftanks.eu/en/news/special-offers/special-xp-fever/



malachi6 #10 Posted 30 July 2017 - 11:23 AM

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Given the changes to the French TD line soon.  A special like his was inevitable.  A clever if blatant cash grab by WG.

Spurtung #11 Posted 30 July 2017 - 11:57 AM

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View Postmalachi6, on 30 July 2017 - 12:23 PM, said:

Given the changes to the French TD line soon.  A special like his was inevitable.  A clever if blatant cash grab by WG.

 

So what was the reason to do the exact same thing (except the 10% extra crew xp) 4 months ago?

Pvt_Duffer #12 Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:22 PM

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Surely selling the Mutant on 1st April, poor puppies are still frothing about it

malachi6 #13 Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:56 PM

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View PostSpurtung, on 30 July 2017 - 11:57 AM, said:

 

So what was the reason to do the exact same thing (except the 10% extra crew xp) 4 months ago?

 

I have no idea why they did their last one.  That is why I did not raise it.  I merely suggest that the reasons for this one are apparent.

Villan1 #14 Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:58 PM

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Of come on... Weekend specials are far more common now than before, for one thing. 

On the other hand, people will complain about specials for everyone. You know, the usual whine about how they attract bad players. This special is for fewer people, so it gets hate for that. 

 

Will people ever stop whining about everything? 



Spurtung #15 Posted 30 July 2017 - 02:05 PM

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View Postmalachi6, on 30 July 2017 - 02:56 PM, said:

 

I have no idea why they did their last one.  That is why I did not raise it.  I merely suggest that the reasons for this one are apparent.

 

As apparent as a tinfoil hat.

Grimdorf #16 Posted 30 July 2017 - 02:16 PM

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View PostStrappster, on 29 July 2017 - 11:26 PM, said:

Most cheeky special? Perhaps.

 

OP in most need of paragraphs? Definitely. :amazed:

 

paragraphnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpær.ə.ɡrɑːf/ us /ˈper.ə.ɡræf/ written abbreviation para

B1 a short part of a text, consisting of at least one sentence and beginning on a new line. It usually deals with a single event, description, idea, etc.

 

Very true :rolleyes:



malachi6 #17 Posted 30 July 2017 - 03:29 PM

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View PostSpurtung, on 30 July 2017 - 02:05 PM, said:

 

As apparent as a tinfoil hat.

 

So, unlock the Foch 155  come the next update and get it as a free tier X gift machine,  Is not going to incentive people A. To want to accumulate free XP and B.  Convert that XP to spend on the French TD's they need to unlock.

Spurtung #18 Posted 30 July 2017 - 04:09 PM

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View Postmalachi6, on 30 July 2017 - 04:29 PM, said:

 

So, unlock the Foch 155  come the next update and get it as a free tier X gift machine,  Is not going to incentive people A. To want to accumulate free XP and B.  Convert that XP to spend on the French TD's they need to unlock.

 

Sure it is an incentive. Claiming this event is related to it, however, is a bit of a stretch.




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