For the Record: Blast from the Past
Hello everyone, lately, a lot of people have been nostalgic, longing for the “good old days” of how World of Tanks used to be. Personally, I think it’s just the usual effect of our brains deleting the bad memories, leaving only the good ones for us to remember – because the game sure did have some serious issues back then. A few screenshots from really old times, courtesy of Russian community. Notice the amazing graphics. And the amazing matchmaker :) IS-7 fighting Tiger and SU-100? Why not! …oh and a T-28 too Dat UI…. (beta stage) Remember the Type 59 floods? No? This is how battles looked as early as few hours after Type 59 was introduced to the game. And you know what else was lovely? KV-2 on tier 5 – that’s right, current tier 6 was the top configuration of tier 5 KV-1 tank. And yes, it was exactly as OP as you think. And this is how battles looked around the time of 8.4-8.5. There was a reason for the big arty nerf. Post-battle debriefing used to appear when the vehicle was still battle. So it was possible to “chat” after that respective battle (of course the majority of the chat were insults).