A Farewell to Armor

/momentarily breaks from character Who could predict the laughter, rage and adrenaline about to monopolize our spare time when WOT Blitz dropped June 2014. Like so many others I was swept up into an immersive world that far surpassed expectations and remains unmatched a full four years later. Along the way I’ve accumulated countless memories,…

The Blitz is Dead. Long Live the Blitz.

One of the great challenges in producing a free-to-play title such as Blitz is tiptoeing the tightrope of revenue streams. To one side lies the ever tempting bounty of immediate returns from offerings such as high tier premium vehicles and booster bundles, which are oh so attractive to the newly minted player. On the other…

You’ve Got HateMail XXVII

The official Blitz Forums have user regulations that penalize naming and shaming. Quite rightly, the intent is to prevent gratuitous antisocial aggression and retain cordial expression of opinion. Here are FerdSquad however, we have no such scruples. Welcome to the FerdSquad name and shame category. Heres’s how it works. I’ll attempt to keep the HateMail…

Tank Commander Bails Out

VLADIVOSTOK, April 3rd, 2018 – Local unicum Masochist_Da_sniper lost his tank commander during a particularly toxic rating battle on Yamato Harbor earlier this morning. Multiple sources confirmed that while his efforts to defend the A-flag with an IS-7 were largely successful, due to skillful application of sidescraping and heavy tank expertise, neutralizing the three red…

Advocacy Group Implores WarGaming

CLEVELAND, OH, March 30th, 2018 – The leadership of the global therapy-advocacy group Blitz Friends and Family gathered outside an abandoned rubber duck factory in Cleveland to make a impassioned plea to WarGaming this morning. “World of Ducks has many of our loved ones recalling the simple fun of Blitz,” explained DuckDodgers_25th, “without the complexity…

You’ve Got HateMail XXVI

The official Blitz Forums have user regulations that penalize naming and shaming. Quite rightly, the intent is to prevent gratuitous antisocial aggression and retain cordial expression of opinion. Here are FerdSquad however, we have no such scruples. Welcome to the FerdSquad name and shame category. Heres’s how it works. I’ll attempt to keep the HateMail…

New Game Mode Completing First Full Upgrade Cycle

NAPA VALLEY, 26th March, 2018 – The impending arrival of Blitz version 4.8 marks an entire update cycle since the introduction of the most recent battle mode into the game. With the notorious 3.8 ushering in the era of the Spare Parts economy, tankers have faced off against WarGaming developers in a dynamic and unpredictable…

Physics Introduced to Blitz

DETROIT, 19th March, 2018 – WarGaming have continued their soft launch of new physics parameters into public battles, toward the long-term objective of “continual renewal of the payer experience”, according to a Freudian slip from a company executive today. The accidental omission of a single “l” by Cash_BundleMe_Baby struck a chord with long-term players frustrated…

Workplace Safety Improvements at WarGaming

MINSK, March, 13th, 2018 – Unsafe workplace practices at WarGaming, as quantified by the amount of spare parts due to be awarded to players in skill-based events, have fallen to all-time lows according to an in-game announcement today concerning Rating Battles awards and a cursory scan of current worldwide leaderboard’s. Claimed to provide an improved…

You’ve Got HateMail XXV

The official Blitz Forums have user regulations that penalize naming and shaming. Quite rightly, the intent is to prevent gratuitous antisocial aggression and retain cordial expression of opinion. Here are FerdSquad however, we have no such scruples. Welcome to the FerdSquad name and shame category. Heres’s how it works. I’ll attempt to keep the HateMail…

Japanese Heavies Coming to Blitz

DALLAS, TX, March 1st, 2018 – The Japanese line of heavy tanks will soon™ be arriving in Blitz, according to local super-tester _BOOMmomma_unqonk. Known for infamously tip-toeing along the redline of her WarGaming non-disclosure agreement, such as hinting that Ke-Ni-Otsu will be available during a one-hour flash-sale on the first of next month, _BOOMmomma_ appears not only to have…

You’ve Got HateMail XXIV

The official Blitz Forums have user regulations that penalize naming and shaming. Quite rightly, the intent is to prevent gratuitous antisocial aggression and retain cordial expression of opinion. Here are FerdSquad however, we have no such scruples. Welcome to the FerdSquad name and shame category. Heres’s how it works. I’ll attempt to keep the HateMail…