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Unangwata #1 Posted 20 January 2019 - 12:27 PM

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I don't see much reason why most successful battle mode so far isn't permanent part of the game. It is always optional so you have choice either to play it or not. It's bit shame it only comes as event and most of the time is not available. It is great reward and boost for tier 8 morale (especially with current MM). Would add more variety to current game system.

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View PostUnangwata, on 20 January 2019 - 11:27 AM, said:

I don't see much reason why most successful battle mode so far isn't permanent part of the game. It is always optional so you have choice either to play it or not. It's bit shame it only comes as event and most of the time is not available. It is great reward and boost for tier 8 morale (especially with current MM). Would add more variety to current game system.

 

 



Fibonachi #3 Posted 20 January 2019 - 01:25 PM

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They are afraid (rightly so) that all tier VIII (premiums) would only pay Frontline (yes, they would). So that regular MM would get hit hard.

 

Other than that, Frontline makes way too much credits (or it used to, not sure if they'll manage to ruin that). You could easily make several millions a day (with premium tanks and premium) and so far only 60%+ players have been able to do that consistently playing random battles.


Edited by Fibonachi, 20 January 2019 - 01:26 PM.


Unangwata #4 Posted 20 January 2019 - 01:39 PM

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View PostFibonachi, on 20 January 2019 - 01:25 PM, said:

They are afraid (rightly so) that all tier VIII (premiums) would only pay Frontline (yes, they would). So that regular MM would get hit hard.

 

Other than that, Frontline makes way too much credits (or it used to, not sure if they'll manage to ruin that). You could easily make several millions a day (with premium tanks and premium) and so far only 60%+ players have been able to do that consistently playing random battles.

 

It's not a problem to balance credit income before integrating it as permanent part of the game. Or any other rewards.

Edited by Unangwata, 20 January 2019 - 01:40 PM.


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It wouldn’t be fair to the rest of the tiers if T8 had a ‘safe’  game to grind through and train crews.
Every other tier has to face higher tiers so to make it so T8 doesn’t have to would be wrong

Unangwata #6 Posted 20 January 2019 - 01:56 PM

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View PostSirebellus, on 20 January 2019 - 01:48 PM, said:

It wouldn’t be fair to the rest of the tiers if T8 had a ‘safe’ game to grind through and train crews.
Every other tier has to face higher tiers so to make it so T8 doesn’t have to would be wrong

 

What's so safe about Frontline in comparision to other game modes ? Your tank dies you have to switch to other one, and time required is greater. Also what's the point of training crew if you don't have interesting game mode to play with. Tier X has grand battles and other. Tier 8 always been treshold for different gameplay and it should deserve it's own game mode aswell, since it is more balanced than tier X ,and it is max tier for commercial premium vehicles.

Edited by Unangwata, 20 January 2019 - 01:59 PM.


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It would get boring within two weeks.

Unangwata #8 Posted 20 January 2019 - 02:04 PM

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 20 January 2019 - 01:57 PM, said:

It would get boring within two weeks.

 

You are not forced to play it all the time or only. If Frontline gets boring for you then what can you tell about random battles ? Optional more variety

Jumping_Turtle #9 Posted 20 January 2019 - 02:25 PM

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View PostUnangwata, on 20 January 2019 - 02:04 PM, said:

 

then what can you tell about random battles ?

 

Random battles are needed. Frontline is an option. A fun one, but I find even the once a month way too much.

 

and I still have to see how they changed it because there were a few things wrong with it.

 

and face it. 95% of the players only liked it for the credits. If they somehow change that I would like too see how many still like it.


Edited by Jumping_Turtle, 20 January 2019 - 02:27 PM.


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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 20 January 2019 - 01:25 PM, said:

 

Random battles are needed. Frontline is an option. A fun one, but I find even the once a month way too much.

 

and I still have to see how they changed it because there were a few things wrong with it.

 

and face it. 95% of the players only liked it for the credits. If they somehow change that I would like too see how many still like it.

 

I liked it not only for the credits but it was also a relief from being either 2 tiers down 50% of my bouts or 1 tier down 30%.

Just sayin'


Edited by Blubba, 20 January 2019 - 02:29 PM.


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View PostUnangwata, on 20 January 2019 - 12:27 PM, said:

I don't see much reason why most successful battle mode so far isn't permanent part of the game. It is always optional so you have choice either to play it or not. It's bit shame it only comes as event and most of the time is not available. It is great reward and boost for tier 8 morale (especially with current MM). Would add more variety to current game system.

 

Well, last time they had downtimes due to the ranking system vs rewards. I suspect it will be the same again if tanks are rewards this time around. As in after 12 AM it's down. It's why I also suspect it won't be on permanent again anytime soon. 

 

But once all the kinks are sorted "let's be fair. Fun as it was, it had lots o issues". And the events are over, and rewards handed out. Unless they are going for a season 2 with new tank rewards. I don't see why it can't be permanent for those that want it.

 

 



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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 20 January 2019 - 01:57 PM, said:

It would get boring within two weeks.

 

For you maybe but for others not so much.

nc30_guy #13 Posted 20 January 2019 - 03:13 PM

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The only thing frontline is good for is taking t8 prems out of the randoms .

the_nebuchadnezzar #14 Posted 20 January 2019 - 03:19 PM

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Such a stupid idea. Frontline is like that hot girl you met in a club and you manage to get her in you bed that night. But once you marry her she will become fat and boring and you will start hate her for talking too much. This is why Frontline should not be permanent.

Unangwata #15 Posted 20 January 2019 - 03:21 PM

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View Postthe_nebuchadnezzar, on 20 January 2019 - 03:19 PM, said:

Such a stupid idea. Frontline is like that hot girl you met in a club and you manage to get her in you bed that night. But once you marry her she will become fat and boring and you will start hate her for talking too much. This is why Frontline should not be permanent.

 

I'd say different. Random Battles is your married fat boring one, and Frontline is the woman next door.

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View PostJumping_Turtle, on 20 January 2019 - 01:25 PM, said:

 

and face it. 95% of the players only liked it for the credits. If they somehow change that I would like too see how many still like it.

Why not the opposite?

 

I'd pay 1M silver every month to play Frontline, even with that one map.



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View PostFibonachi, on 20 January 2019 - 01:25 PM, said:

They are afraid (rightly so) that all tier VIII (premiums) would only pay Frontline (yes, they would). So that regular MM would get hit hard.

 

Other than that, Frontline makes way too much credits (or it used to, not sure if they'll manage to ruin that). You could easily make several millions a day (with premium tanks and premium) and so far only 60%+ players have been able to do that consistently playing random battles.

 

View PostJumping_Turtle, on 20 January 2019 - 02:25 PM, said:

 

 

and face it. 95% of the players only liked it for the credits. If they somehow change that I would like too see how many still like it.

Well, in the official announcement regarding the return of Frontline in 2019,it was stated that they DID NOT change (nerf) the credit I come from this mode.

 

And yes, people made lots of credits, but think about it:

- most games lasted full 30 minutes = 4-5 games in Random mode

- unless you were a clueless muppet, you did not have to fire a single premium round in FL, since this mode actually allowed you to relocate away from OP frontal armour and flank.

So imagine playing 4-5 games in your T8 premium tank in Random mode and not having fired a single premium round. I would imagine the credit income to be similar to a Frontline game...

 

The absolute best thing for me personally was playing 2 T8 regular tech tree tanks STOCK and still be competitive. No +2MM and 3x3km open map instead of 1x1km corridor map, meant I had more freedom of movement and pick and choose my target(=take sideshots) 

 

The format for this year sounds fun, and  unless new maps get added in the future I dont believe in it having to be a permanent feature though. 



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And here we go again.

FL gets borring fast...only fun thing is  the credits.

And forget it WG will not make this a permanent mode.(and should not be)

Quess the most people who want FL to be a permanent mode are those morrons in those T32/44FL tanks camping in the back.

 



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View PostWindSplitter1, on 20 January 2019 - 03:49 PM, said:

Why not the opposite?

 

I'd pay 1M silver every month to play Frontline, even with that one map.

 

Never happening and not everyone has 1m credits to spend just for a map. I rather spend 1m credits to get decent equipment for my tanks.

Edited by Hellfoxe, 20 January 2019 - 04:40 PM.


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View PostHellfoxe, on 20 January 2019 - 03:36 PM, said:

 

Never happening and not everyone has 1m credits to spend just for a map. I rather spend 1m credits to get decent equipment for my tanks.

 

I know. That's why I said that I would happily do so.
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View Postundutchable80, on 20 January 2019 - 03:27 PM, said:

And yes, people made lots of credits, but think about it:

- most games lasted full 30 minutes = 4-5 games in Random mode

- unless you were a clueless muppet, you did not have to fire a single premium round in FL, since this mode actually allowed you to relocate away from OP frontal armour and flank.

So imagine playing 4-5 games in your T8 premium tank in Random mode and not having fired a single premium round. I would imagine the credit income to be similar to a Frontline game...

 

The absolute best thing for me personally was playing 2 T8 regular tech tree tanks STOCK and still be competitive.

 

This. And also, you would have to fire premium shells...

 

...because you ran out of standard ones. Perhaps when it begins we may have to put them back in the depot?






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