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Hello warriors, it is known that this year will bring the Japanese branch of heavy tanks. Wargaming decided to go the “easy” way and introduced a new Japanese premium heavy early on – but it’s not a Japanese vehicle, it’s actually a Japanese Tiger. Is it historical? Yep. One Tiger was sold to Japan –…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Japanese Tiger from Supertest
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Hello warriors, what follows are the pictures and description of the earlier leaked Type 59/M48A3 hybrid. According to the description, it’s a tier 8 without limited MM, a result of the experiment conducted after 1960. During the program to create a completely Chinese vehicle, they mounted one M48A3 turret on a Type 59 hull. Characteristics…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Type 59/M48A3 Hybrid
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Here are 3 new HD tank models, please keep in mind these are super high quality renders, it won’t looks this good in the game. Mauschen (VK4502B replacement) M10 “Wolverine” Pershing Source Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Mauschen, Pershing and M10 "Wolverine" in HD
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Source: http://world-of-ru.livejournal.com/3788925.html Hello warriors, remember how Wargaming said that World of Warships would use multicore support? Well, let’s have a look at the CPU core load of the current beta client. After all, multicore CPU’s should rock with this new BigWorld iteration, no? Well…. no. The game basically still uses only two cores, good old…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Stronk WoWs Multicore
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Source By the time the first Somua S35 tanks were rolling from the assembly lines, the French high military staff already started thinking about their replacements. By the end of 1936, French army issued new demands for the future cavalry tank – these demands included: – weight of no more than 20 tons – 3…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on History of the AMX 40
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Check out Militarytimes’s interview with The_Chieftain where he talks about his military career and about his job at Wargaming and how he got it: Source. “How did he land the job of his dreams? By insulting the company’s CEO, of course.” Best part of it is a 3 Part video where Nicholas “The_Chieftain” Moran goes…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on The_Chieftain: Tanker-historian-gamer
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Here it is: – It was not decided yet whether limited MM premium vehicles will be removed from the stores or not (RG: Apart from fail platoon I don’t see a reason why they should, would instead prefer seeing the matchmaker range of each tank being shown in the game, makes no sense that have…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 17.03.2015 Q&A
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Source: http://worldoftanks.ru/ru/news/pc-browser/1/is_3_hd_model/ The IS-3 HD model in the game was made using a new method called photogrammetry. The work began with the search of a suitable tank, that could serve as the basis for the in game model. Luckily, WG did not have to look far. They found two IS-3 tanks in the “Stalin line”…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on How Wargaming made the HD IS-3
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The old ransomware has now a new tactic for extorting money by targeting it’s victims games. They use a CryptoLocker malware on saves, maps, mods and other game-related types. After being infected with the malware a red window will show stating now your files have been encrypted and only way to obtain the key is…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Ramsomware targeting World of Tanks players
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Source: http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4357521.html The last time we left off, it was 1934 and the French military was looking for a new infantry light tank. From 14 companies originally submitting their proposals only 7 were left and on 22.5.1934, the military changed its demands as follows: – armor was to be improved from 30mm to 40mm –…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 1935-1936 BatChat, APX and FCM designs
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Developers decided NOT to implement the penetration nerf in 9.7. It will come together with gold ammo nerf in one of the upcoming patches. – Separating newbies from experienced players on lower tiers does not mean that experienced players will end up on top of their teams less; – The above mentioned segregation is active…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 16.03.2015 Q&A.
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Meanwhile in North America…. Pepsi is supporting the U.S. troops with… a stronk T-34-85! “Pepsi, the taste of communism!” Source: http://www.reddit.com/r/WorldofTanks/comments/2z53u4/we_support_our_troops_heres_a_t3485/ Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on "We Support Our Troops!"
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Hello warriors, Wargaming confirmed that IS-3 in HD is coming in 9.8. Here are a couple of screenshots of it to whet your appetite. Keep in mind however that this is an ultra-HD render and the vehicle in the game will not look this good. Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on IS-3 in HD coming in 9.8
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Author: Sp15 Welcome, back last time we started looking at the proposals made for of the UDES project during the early 1970s, this time we will proceed with the UDES 14 proposals from Bofors. In the early 1973s Bofors along with Hägglunds & Söner received a request from FMV (the Swedish defense materiel administration) to…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Swedish tanks part 23 : UDES part 2
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Source: http://yuripasholok.livejournal.com/4352782.html On 2.8.1933, the French army issued the requirements for a new light tank, that was to replace the – now hopelessly obsolete – FT-17 tanks. According to these demands, the vehicle was to have following specifications: – combat weight: 6 tons – armor no less than 30mm – two crewmembers – armament consisting…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on How Renault R35 started
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With the test server now running without issues was able to spend some time evaluating the main changes. Let’s start with the French Tech Tree; this is how it looks like now with its new 7 tanks: Note: There was no players queuing for low tier battles as usual, I was only able to have…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on My 0.9.7 New Vehicle Impressions
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Not much today. -Storm states that making ultra-HD texture pack makes no sense. The difference would only be noticeable from like one meter distance in hangar and only like 0,1 percent of players would download it anyway. In words of Storm: “It would be absolutely pointless to waste time on creating, testing, distribution and support…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 15.03.2015 Q&A.
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Thanks to “Awasaky” for this one. WGL Finals hangar (if you are feeling masochistic) Download link: https://yadi.sk/d/uu_wcMXofFAH2 1st of May Hangar Download link: https://yadi.sk/d/9x6V9_8jfFAH6 4th EU Server Anniversary Hangar (12th of April) Download link: https://yadi.sk/d/l-cycRuLfFAAL 3rd SEA Server Anniversary Hangar? (26th of April) Download link: https://yadi.sk/d/pqHdyzcVfFAAN Victory Day Hangar Download link: https://yadi.sk/d/vUY74aexfFAsC Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 9.7 Hangars for Download
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Hello warriors, it’s the Insider again with fresh batch of Wargaming news. This time, it’s from World of Warships and World of Tanks. World of Warships: -According to Wargaming, the WoWs CBT is going very well, especially the PvE mode is very successful. There are some issues such as the FXAA mode and an issue…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Insider Talks: WoWs, Foch 155 Nerf and More
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Hello warriors, recently, it was leaked that the Chinese tree would get a new tier 8 premium tank, a Type 59 hull with Patton turret. Naturally, given how ridiculous this thing is, most people simply assumed it’s a fake from “SerB’s design bureau” (and a bad one at that). But is it really? To find…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Type 59/Patton Hybrid – Fake or Real
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Hello warriors, check this out. Remember the beautiful renders of the French tanks (especially AMX-30) you were drooling at? Well, as usual, the reality is quite different. Let’s compare them to how well the AMX-30 looks in the game on highest details. It’s a shame that not even the most powerful PC users cannot play…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Render and Reality
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Thank you “Trent” and “Panerakis”. I shit you not, apparently EU staff forgot to add to their event specials on the webpage that we are getting some few discounts and extras: On crew training and retraining for credits: 50% On crew training and retraining for gold: 50% On resetting crew skills for credits: 50% On…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Extras that EU Staff forgot
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One of the major 9.7 changes is separating new players from experienced ones on tiers 1-3 (no more pedobears, unless you make a twink) -9.7 will not bring changes to individual missions, 9.8 will bring a large set of changes however; -It’s not possible to release the set of changes via a mini-patch; -Platoon finder…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 14.03.2015 QA.
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As usual, the Friday “Developer Hour” show on Wargaming FM, this time with Anton Bobrov, product manager and the topic is “mods”: -Currently the idea is to expand the modmaker community, to work with modmakers and to support them directly from Minsk. There are a lot of issues in this endeavor, such as the fact…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Developer Hour – Mods
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On the European server from today, 14 March until 18 March at 06.00 CET (UTC +1) the St. Patrick Event will be celebrated. WG EU has two missions prepared for us where we can win… 5x Large Repair Kit and 1x Enhanced Gun Laying Drive (600.000 Credits). Not too bad, but meanwhile only I can think…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on St. Patrick's Day EU event
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A Japanese Type 59 Ha-Go replica (you can clearly see the modern engine inside). The Ha-Go was one of the most common Japanese tankettes and was used throughout the war, especially during the fighting on various Pacific islands. Poorly armored and armed, the Japanese tanks have a lousy reputation, but this is a bit undeserved….   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Japanese Type 59 Ha-Go replica and re-enactment
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Good Morning, last week I was still fresh trying to manage the blog to the best of my capabilities (all getting smooth now) and forgot to post the Ranzar video, not gonna miss it from now on. Enjoy! Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on New Ranzar video
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Here are the pictures of the new upcoming tier 8 Chinese premium. It’s a combination of Type 59 hull and Patton turret – but whether such a thing existed or is a Wargaming invention… who knows? There are no characteristics are available yet. Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Type 59/Patton hybrid, new tier 8 Chinese MT
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Here it is: -Most arties got a major view range nerf between of 30 and 50 meters; -Foch 155 aim time buffed from 3 to 2,8s, penetration nerfed from 293 to 272mm; -Batchat got a stabilization buff (accuracy on the move improved by 12 percent), penetration nerfed from 259 to 249mm; -Leopard Prototyp A and…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 0.9.7 Test changes
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Here it is: -9.7 test will start later today; -9.7 will bring the IS-3 in HD after all; -The changes in BigWorld in 9.7 are mostly internal, they won’t be noticed by players apart from perhaps some small performance improvement; -More big news for World of Tanks will be announced after 9.7 comes live; -The…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 13.03.2015 QA.
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IS-3 in HD

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So today I’ve shown you a IS-3 made of snow, now it’s time for a HD IS-3, a highly requested model from the RU forum community, this is the only print-screen available so far but damn, it looks fine. Source link.

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on IS-3 in HD
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Meanwhile at Australia, there is a entire team of men aged from their mid 60s to early 70s restoring “Ace”, a 70 year old Matilda. Apparently for these former soldiers, passing their pension time at the garden playing domino wasn’t enough, for a few days a week, they crawl into the tank carcass despite their…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Matilda Restoration, a pensioner hobby.
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Meanwhile at Obsidian lands, Armored Warfare is happy to present their latest vehicle, the BMP-2, one of the most known Russian infantry fighting vehicles. This beauty will be a tier 4 IFV and its main job will be reconnaissance but with its automatic cannon it can give a fight against lightly armored vehicles like lights…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on AW presents: BMP-2 Armored Fighting Vehicle
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Thank you “Mark Mark” for sharing. Seems like due to games like World of Tanks Russian men have sparkled a new interest, in the back yards across different Russian cities hundreds of “snow tanks” have been spotted, some are quite elaborate, will be showing my favorites but there are plenty more in the source link:…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Russian Men trend!
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Mar

KTTS/ASAP 9.7

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Hello warriors, today, the 9.7 test is starting – here’s what’s in it (ASAP 9.7) Inside: -French tanks (several lowtiers + AMX-30 proto and AMX-30), no autoloaders; -Team battles players will now have the option to build permanent teams; -Team battles will be split to two mnodes: regular team battles and rated (ladder) battles; -Ladders…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on KTTS/ASAP 9.7
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In 1928, French general Etienne started a development program for a special type of vehicle, called Fortress Tank (Char de Forteresse), that was supposed to weight from 45 to 55 tons. The main idea was to create a heavily armored and armed vehicle, that would help fortify the Maginot line. Company FCM was tasked with…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on French Fortress Tank
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Author: sp15 Hi everyone, you may remember me from FTR as the guy who wrote the Swedish tanks series of articles. Well I’m glad to announce that they will continue here at Status Report, and I’m kicking them off with a recent find that may or may not be relevant for WoT. In the early…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Swedish Tanks – Part XXII: UDES
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A lot more going on today: -While it’s theoretically possible to generate objects on random spots in Bigworld (for example randomized bush placement), it won’t be done due to map balance issues; -Average time of battle is 7 minutes, although it varies from tier to tier. In last 6 months, it hasn’t changed much (RG:…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on 13.03.2015 QA.
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Hello warriors, and another interesting and unusual mechanism appeared in the events on Russian server. From 13.3. to 16.3., among all the other discounts, players will receive 10 percent of the battle XP as free XP instead of the usual 5 percent. Additionally, being in top 7 in XP in your team will grant your…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Extra Free XP on RU Server
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In honor of the passing “T34 Marathon” that ran on the RU server, Wargaming has prepared a desktop wallpaper with the image of the main prize; I’m almost sure I’ve seen this wallpaper before, seems like they recycled it and connected it to the challenge, yet another event we are not getting. More resolution options:…   [ далее ]

Опубликовал Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on New wallpaper: T34