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Blackgunner #1 Posted May 17 2018 - 00:46

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Dear Gentleusers of the Forum,

 

I'm here today to implore you, don't buy this new KV-2R or the BDR G1 B Skin!  Skins and the like have been the downfall of so many games.  It's just a terrible path for an MMO to take.

 

Soon they'll be pulling team members from development of new tanks, new tech trees, new maps; all to throw into this money sink of skins.

 

"Oh, we don't have to work on generating quality content anymore; we just need an intern with minimal art skills to make a skin and we'll sell it for $10!"

 

Jesus Christ please no.  Don't encourage Wargaming to go down this terrible path.  Refuse to buy into this skin thing.  We don't need a shop full of 50,000 skins for tanks and no maps to play them on.

 

Deny them this.


Edited by Blackgunner, May 17 2018 - 00:49.


ObrumPL #2 Posted May 17 2018 - 00:48

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Maybe WG wants to kill WoT?

P0NYTANK #3 Posted May 17 2018 - 00:58

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I just want 2 things from WG:

 

1.- Let us choose to play w / o Arties

2.- A MM that really works

 

I have no problems with the Goodies or Fashinables, or even the lack of maps, but those 2 things makes the experience to play WoT Horrible and Frustrating :(


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Swell_Sell #4 Posted May 17 2018 - 00:58

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I'd buy a tank skin if it was reasonably priced, but that isn't the case here.

 

Heck, someone could buy gold and free xp to the KV-2 and it would be considerably cheaper than buying the premium counterpart.



Vardeman #5 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:03

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Just get free skins.  For instance Aslain's modpack has quite a few.

 



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I'm buying twelve.

SkaerKrow #7 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:11

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I’m buying both, and you can stick your instructions to the contrary. 

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View PostBlackgunner, on May 16 2018 - 18:46, said:

 

"Oh, we don't have to work on generating quality content anymore; we just need an intern with minimal art skills to make a skin and we'll sell it for $10!"

 

Quality content like Paris and the 268 v4? Don't get me wrong, I see your point, but I'm willing to bet they're going to do a bad job regardless.

 

I was going to buy the KV-2 until I found out those 30% off coupons don't work on specials. You want new premium tanks? You must buy them at full price in a ridiculous bundle. But you can have the old ones nobody wants at 30% off.



YANKEE137 #9 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:24

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Not a bad deal.  Now I can actually train a crew while enjoying KV-2 LoLs- and that BIA crew is always valuable. The world is not coming to an end.

 



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View PostP0NYTANK, on May 16 2018 - 18:58, said:

2.- A MM that really works

 

The current MM works. I have been put in matches based on the new formats. No failures. 



Worland #11 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:33

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NA is like 4% of the player base. You need to preach on the RU where 75% of the players are.

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View PostBlackgunner, on May 16 2018 - 19:46, said:

Skins and the like have been the downfall of so many games.

 

Name some.



minneerminneer #13 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:47

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View Post_Platform, on May 17 2018 - 01:44, said:

 

Name some.

 

he's just mad cause he can't afford them

omi5cron #14 Posted May 17 2018 - 01:59

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jeez just dont buy them.if someone wants to buy,why does it affect YOU? myself, no effin way,but thats cuz i have too many tanks as it is....and i have NO interest in a tier 4 skin....and i will never play the 1 trick pony called the kv-2.but if any other players want to put money into this,go for it!

 

 

by the way, i WILL pay money for the girlsundpanzer stug III g with the gaudy paint job and the banners...but ONLY if EVERYONE will see it(except for those stuck-ups with the "historical only" choice ticked.if i get bling ALL must see it!!!

 

GuP still rocks



Blackgunner #15 Posted May 17 2018 - 02:08

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View Postomi5cron, on May 16 2018 - 19:59, said:

jeez just dont buy them.if someone wants to buy,why does it affect YOU? myself, no effin way,but thats cuz i have too many tanks as it is....and i have NO interest in a tier 4 skin....and i will never play the 1 trick pony called the kv-2.but if any other players want to put money into this,go for it!

 

 

by the way, i WILL pay money for the girlsundpanzer stug III g with the gaudy paint job and the banners...but ONLY if EVERYONE will see it(except for those stuck-ups with the "historical only" choice ticked.if i get bling ALL must see it!!!

 

GuP still rocks

 

​You don't understand how economics work.  If people buy these skins, it's saying to the developers "Hey we like this do this more".  Which encourages them to further make more skins.  Which more people buy.  Which makes them make more. Then people will buy more. Then they can't make them fast enough so they take team members from developing tanks or tech trees or clan wars to keep up with demand; which then puts everything else behind; but they're still making money.  It's not about what I can or can not afford (which I can afford to buy everything in the shop and then some, I'm a CNC Machinist after all.); it's about choosing not to buy something that will be detrimental to the state of the game in the long run.

Edited by Blackgunner, May 17 2018 - 02:09.


DieselDog79 #16 Posted May 17 2018 - 02:09

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I'll use my disposable income any [edited]way I want

Blackgunner #17 Posted May 17 2018 - 02:10

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View PostDieselDog79, on May 16 2018 - 20:09, said:

I'll use my disposable income any [edited]way I want

 

​And when the game becomes a skin lottery fest with 0 actual progress in development we'll blame you.

tonkmato #18 Posted May 17 2018 - 02:10

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TOO LATE!!!! There are many tech tree tanks i would buy if they offered a premium version.  KV2 was one, and now it's mine

 

To clarify, I don't give a cap about skins. I just wanted a premium KV2



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View Posttonkmato, on May 16 2018 - 20:10, said:

TOO LATE!!!! There are many tech tree tanks i would buy if they offered a premium version.  KV2 was one, and now it's mine

 

​Begone, satan.  Relic will be the downfall of all of WOT.  My forefathers the IOC said it!  :)

Edited by Blackgunner, May 17 2018 - 02:12.


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View PostBlackgunner, on May 16 2018 - 17:08, said:

 

​You don't understand how economics work.  If people buy these skins, it's saying to the developers "Hey we like this do this more".  Which encourages them to further make more skins.  Which more people buy.  Which makes them make more. Then people will buy more. Then they can't make them fast enough so they take team members from developing tanks or tech trees or clan wars to keep up with demand; which then puts everything else behind; but they're still making money.  It's not about what I can or can not afford (which I can afford to buy everything in the shop and then some, I'm a CNC Machinist after all.); it's about choosing not to buy something that will be detrimental to the state of the game in the long run.

 

If people choose to buy skins to the point that it sends a message to the developers that says "Hey, we like this, do more", than wouldn't that mean that they are popular and are attractive to a majority of customers?  Sounds like you just might be afraid that you might be in the minority.




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