- historical battles will actually resemble portal events: there will be 2-3-4 available at the same time and over time, they will change (SerB later states that the battles will return again), they will also have their unique medals - Q: “Will there be a gift for the 1,1 mil accounts active at the same time milestone?” A: “You can give one to us, we don’t mind” - the MM mechanism will work in national battles the same way it does in other random modes - currently, the StuG III is too light compared to how much it weighed in real life (SS: Ausf.G that is), SerB states that if the later modification becomes an alternative hull, it will be made heavier - Hetzer engines unhistorical? “How terrible” - T-46, BT-7 and T-50 tanks didn’t have 57mm guns in real life, according to Russian author Svirin - SerB states that the first real main battle tank would be the T26 Pershing, because Panther is basically a vehicle with the gun and armor of a medium tank and weight and cost of a heavy tank - E-10 suspension was more complicated than the one of Jagdpanzer 38(t) - the Recon skill damaged device bonus stops working once the device repairs itself (or is repaired) from red status to yellow, yellow device allows you to see with full viewrange - (regarding the T23 possibility to go backwards with the same speed as forwards and SerB’s unwillingness to see it in the game) Q: “But what about the british Crusader arty? That can do the same thing?” A: “Thanks for letting me know, I’ll nerf it” - Q: “Will you nerf TDs by removing their class camo bonus and removing some bushes and trees from maps?” A: “We will definitely not remove bushes” - regarding the Soviet shells, SerB states that WG doesn’t have any data about high penetration shells for 76mm, 85mm, 100mm and 122mm guns, as the relevant archives have not yet been declassified. The only data they found were incomplete data about 85mm UBR-367 shells - six months later, SerB is “completely satisfied” with the result of the big arty nerf - arty will be changed “if necessery” - SerB doesn’t thinks that any classes in current situation are bad - SerB’s idea of ideal balance situation? “When player’s skill decides more than his vehicle” - A-44 project historically had 3 guns – 76mm, 57mm and 107mm - the “stored” camouflage in 8.11 will be available only for the vehicle it was bought for - the developers consider battles with 23 TD’s and 7 tanks normal - “national” battles will have the same rewards (medals etc) as random battles - Q: “Why doesn’t Conqueror and FV215b have HESH shells?” A: “So it doesn’t suffer” - during the development process, there were many ideas and models of bases considered, in the end, the developers picked the most universal one, that can be set up everywhere - there was apparently developer controversy with all the branches implemented at one point - in 2014, WG mapmakers will focus on reworking the existing maps, as there are many maps in the game already - the decision for historical battles to use existing maps is final - SerB, when asked what battles are the most balanced (on which tier), states that all of them are And from LJ: - Storm states that we shouldn’t expect a new tier 8 premium tank for at least 2-3 patches - there is a good candidate for the tier 8 prem – it’s Soviet medium premium, but no more comments (SS: I suspect it’s the “light” T-54 – anyway, the player was asking whether that “nice tier 8 candidate” is British, Storm said it’s Soviet) - T-44-85 has been delayed and maybe it won’t appear at all - no plans for British premiums - it’s “not yet sure” whether Action X Centurion would fit in the game

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