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_Tsavo_ #21 Posted Aug 01 2018 - 22:19

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View PostSenator_Ratbat, on Aug 01 2018 - 15:54, said:

 

The best possible scenario is the addition of situational PvE where players are tasked to solve a specific problem. I'm old school Nintendo and they nail game mechanics reinforcement without you even realizing you are being taught ( example: https://www.youtube....h?v=ZH2wGpEZVgE). Something like this would require dev work but i'm looking at the tools we have in publishing to also facilitate teaching and reinforcement in-game. To learn a new behavior and make it stick you need realtime feedback and reinforcement. You did a thing and because of the thing here is the appropriate reward. We're still at the concept phase of examining what we can do with in-game tools but the point is to put all the teaching in-game as much as possible and augment with cool tutorials we produce internally or through contributors and other resources (Youtube vids for example) that we can highlight.

 

Well, I can't say I was expecting a response, but I'm happy some staff see the new player experience and tutorials lacking and need serious improvements.  

 

Years ago I would either be RO'd or completely disregarded.  So long as you dont go all "I am the Senate!" on us, I think ya all right.  



Senator_Ratbat #22 Posted Aug 01 2018 - 22:25

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View Post_Tsavo_, on Aug 01 2018 - 21:19, said:

 

Well, I can't say I was expecting a response, but I'm happy some staff see the new player experience and tutorials lacking and need serious improvements.  

 

Years ago I would either be RO'd or completely disregarded.  So long as you dont go all "I am the Senate!" on us, I think ya all right.  

 

i got my r/prequelmemes on the ready

 

I will say that even with the best tutorials there is no guarantee of a 100% success rate. there are just too many variables.


Edited by Senator_Ratbat, Aug 01 2018 - 22:29.


stalkervision #23 Posted Aug 01 2018 - 22:58

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This video seems appropro from the OP's original posting.. :P

 

 



Wesha #24 Posted Aug 01 2018 - 23:38

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Tried to watch the video but nothing happens, checkboxes are not getting checked. *shrug*

RickPatton #25 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 00:37

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Sad to see it not being fully completed and closed down.   Was looking forward to finishing the pending stages/levels after the Locust.  

 



Major_Mayhem_69 #26 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 04:18

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I guess they pulled the plug on that server too, as my son tried to get on that website off and on all day to get a Locust(as they screwed him out of his promised invite tank when he set up his account) and the website never loaded.

I just tried to get on it myself, as the academy wasn't around when I started playing, and it never loads.

 

Just another example of WG with one hand not knowing what the other one is up to.



iDestroya #27 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 04:26

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I didn't know it was there. 

Major_Mayhem_69 #28 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 04:42

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The funny thing is I can ping it and get a response in 52ms, but the site never loads. Well, WG, why announce something in the news, but not even check to see if it is available 1st?

stevezaxx #29 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 05:24

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it loads for me, i had done the entire thing (of what it is) some time ago...

i asked my brother if he has a Locust, and he did not recall, so he said "log me on and watch the videos"

It seems to be working for me ( win 7, Chrome browser) so maybe try another browser if you aren't getting it to work?

 



Viper_Dragon #30 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 10:10

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Some1 might say just more stupidity that retracts from game that new players benefited the learning curve but I for one some support all innovation from the tank overloads.

HeavyCalibre #31 Posted Aug 02 2018 - 16:20

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Never heard of this Academy. But I did complete it and should be getting a Locust tank tomorrow. We'll see.

 

Too bad it is going away, no explanation given. It could have been very useful, especially for new players to WoT.



LtKelly #32 Posted Aug 03 2018 - 12:46

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View PostWesha, on Aug 01 2018 - 23:38, said:

Tried to watch the video but nothing happens, checkboxes are not getting checked. *shrug*

You are not letting the video end, the only way to get credit is to let the video run through to its end if you leave before the play button returns to the screen you don't get credit for watching the video. Watched the 5th video 3 times before I figured out why I got credit for the first 4 and what I did wrong on the 5th.



Relectric #33 Posted Aug 03 2018 - 19:12

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first: I've never heard about "Wot Academy" and now, when people are noticing it, its getting closed xD

when will the m22 locust given out?

I mean its friday now.



ephBomb #34 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 14:02

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I have checked, tried and still no Academy. I wondered if it would ever start? And now your telling us it's closing. This is a perfect example of most- Millennials in charge. They don't want to take responsibility for anything or be responsible! I mentioned the "false advertising" thing before and their response was this; * All events are subject to change without notice. 

 Well that's why there are laws put into place, "for crap like this" to protect consumers. I am disappointed about the closing, I thought I would find some actual help! Because you can watch all the videos you want, it doesn't mean you will learn anything. Because most of the time you can't understand what the hell their talking about. Because you can't understand the "made up or / change of meaning" words they use! I got it, Wrecked English!!! By the way when do I get my M22 Locust?

Let's fallow through Wargaming!

 

 * All events are subject to change without notice. 

 

 

* All events are subject to change without notice. * All events are subject to change without notice. 

* All events are subject to change without notice.

* All events are subject to change without notice.


Edited by D_capit_8, Aug 04 2018 - 14:08.


StoneTitan #35 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 14:33

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How long does it take to go through it?

 



Torquill #36 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 18:31

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I also have done the Academy Training with no Locus rewards :(

ijp #37 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 20:51

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I found out about this on Thursday, successfully loaded the site (on IE, firefox refused for some reason) and logged in, completed Boot Camp (the first module of Tank Academy, not the ingame thing) on Thursday, and got a popup message the the M22 Locust are given out each Friday. Well, Friday has come and gone and I never received a Locust. WG plz

Edited by ijp, Aug 04 2018 - 21:15.


StoneTitan #38 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 20:56

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About how long does the whole boot camp process take....one hour, two hours, three hours?:unsure:

ijp #39 Posted Aug 04 2018 - 23:54

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View PostStoneTitan, on Aug 04 2018 - 19:56, said:

About how long does the whole boot camp process take....one hour, two hours, three hours?:unsure:

 

Less than an hour

Jagdneko #40 Posted Aug 05 2018 - 19:48

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I completed it a while back but never received the Locust. I'm not surprised.




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