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Posted: Mar 9th 2012 5:49PM Saker said

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*cough* pay-to-win *cough*
*cough* wallet-warriors *cough*

Posted: Mar 10th 2012 4:12PM (Unverified) said

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@Saker Will you quit with the whinging Saker on EVERY Wargaming article?
We.
Get.
it.
You don't like Wargaming. (Even though World of tanks is -not- Pay to win at all, many a time Premium tanks have bad drivers)
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Posted: Mar 24th 2012 7:41AM Ducman69 said

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@(Unverified) Of course World of Tanks is pay-to-win, if you accept that "pay-to-win" means "pay-for-advantage".

You can pay $1000 and still lose if you suck ass, but you will have tremendous advantage over other players if you can afford to buy a premium tank, grind free-XP out of it so you never have to play a stock tank with enough credits to afford the best equipment right off the bat, 100% crew from the getgo, and fire nothing but gold ammunition and gold consumables.

Free-to-Play games that are not "pay-to-win" only sell cosmetic or convenience items, something Wargaming cannot claim for its titles, that's a fact.
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Posted: Mar 9th 2012 7:57PM ed anger said

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everything proceeding as planned, comrades. soon only game available will be World of War, and you will like it.

Posted: Mar 10th 2012 10:12PM Twitchy5 said

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I really do love Wargaming. They've set up a cash shop in World of Tanks so that it is not pay to win. Yes, you can still buy premium tanks, but that is not pay to win. Their tactics is one of the two things cash shops should be for: For people who don't want to spend so much time on games and cosmetic items. If more games incorporated those two things they can succeed. We've seen multiple games like League of Legends, World of Tanks, and Maplestory do these things and it simply works. There is no need to put in pay to win items. I hope more games do realize this and go with this system so this bad rap on F2P games can go away and we can have a better future for our games.

Posted: Mar 13th 2012 12:45AM darth said

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I'm an avid fan and very active player of WOT since early Beta, and hope that WOWP and WOB follow in its addictiveness. All the screenshots and videos look quite impressive indeed. I just have one question tho....
Anyone who's played WOT for awhile and has progressed into the higher tiers of the American and Russian tech trees is faced with the obvious bias crap. Most of the American tanks (tier 7 and up, heavies) were failed prototypes in real life, used in the development of the American armored forces, while very few were actually produced, while the Russian tree is filled with the most successfull hulls the Russians produced in that era. Its very obvious to the players where the company is based, just by examining the tech tree. It'd be like having an M4 sherman being able to take out an IS-3 with two or three shots if Wargaming was an American company. I can understand their patriotism and all, but a little more balancing in the way of historical accuracy would definately improve the game. They've done a great job with the graphics and gameplay, the sound and explosions are awesome. I guess it's just my patriotism to MY country that plays into these feelings, much like I guess Wargaming's patriotism plays into theirs. I just think it'll be pretty sad when the Sturmovik will fly circles and be able to outrun, outmaneuver, and generally outdo the Mustang D when World of Warplanes comes out.

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