Firday 13rd – a good day for translations :) - according to The_Chieftain, both M36B1 (M4A3 hull with M36 turret) and T53 (not sure what that is) are viable candidates for tier 6 US premium tank destroyer - Q: “It is now possible to view the amount of tanks I have in garage in the new stats for my account, why is it not possible for other accounts?” A: “For the same reason we your account status is not shown to everyone you meet” (SS: as in, some privacy protection) - “vehicles that won’t make a full branch” (SS: the player asks specifically about Israeli tanks) will be “definitely implemented in some way” - the crew voices will not be extended anytime soon (SS: as in, for example more actions commented by voices, such as “load armor piercing!” when selecting armor piercing rounds etc.) - WG considers the amount of tanks in your garage to be confidential information (as well as other “account status” info, such as the amount of credits you have) - Q: “Why don’t you return the MM to the 8.5 state where most of the battles were of the same tier vehicles (like a team full if tier 7 tanks)?” A: “There was never such a rule. But there was +/-3 tier spread before, should we return that?” - SerB on banning trollplatoons: “What about them? Do you have such a weak nervous system that you can’t eat until you kill a trollplatoon? It wont help – there will always be something making you angry. Work on yourself.” - Q: “Why wasn’t the teamdamage system change described in the patchnotes?” A: “Description is simple – to teamkill is bad. Nothing changed in that regard.” - TOG II is doing fine according to SerB - SerB on some guns doing as much damage as they do: “Once you find a historical amount of damage the guns did in hitpoints, we will review it immediately” (SS: gun damage is a balance parameter) - regarding the national voiceovers: it won’t be possible to select the voiceover pack manually (so that all tanks speak German for example) - Q: “On what formula does the Courageous resistance work?” A: “IF(BattleLoosed AND (GotEpicAvard OR GotBattleHero))” - some objects act like view range obstacles (houses), some don’t (a heap of hay) (SS: generally the easily destroyable don’t) - On Westfield map there was a bush removed on F0, but there was nothing in patchnotes? “How terrible…” - Mountain Pass (F6 quadrant) is missing one path that could be climbed? “How terrible…” - El Halluf – a hill was reworked at G6? “How terrible…” - Q: “0.8.9 – new German TD branch?” A: “Really?!” (SS: yes, SerB’s just trolling) - Q: “What prevents you from adding some interface mod features into the game for more comfort?” A: “The fact that we don’t consider overstuffed interface comfortable” - there was “no promise” to make the ingame chat possible to disable. SerB: “It’s a team game” - French arty won’t recieve a shell velocity buff - regarding possible rebalance: the amount of certain vehicle in battles is a secondary indicator - it’s possible that (in clanwars) to use “air strike” won’t require the pilots (WoWp players) to be a part of the same clan, but will be performed by freelancers - enough British heavies or meds for second branch? “Doubtful” - apparently, the Encounter on the Mines map won’t be reworked, as the devs checked the winrate of both sides and the difference is less than 5 percent (the reason for the 5 percent is that stats have shown that the winrate usually changes constantly within those 5 percent differences, so the difference below those 5 percent won’t be taken into account) - Lowe won’t be changed in the future, its stats are fine - in 0.8.9, midtier arty will be buffed (SS: hightier won’t be) - the reason for the possibility to disable the whole interface is making WoT movies

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