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Expanding Kaiser Lore

One of the most annoying things about fleshing out these World War II inspired factions is that there isn't enough territory in the setting to go around. I mean we've got America, the UK, Germany, France, Japan, etcetera. There are only a handful of habitable worlds,...

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Thumbnails Finished

The thumbnails for the Admiral Hipper, Cosmo Messer F2, and the KM-3s missile are finished. A bit rushed but they all look decent enough, especially the F2. Have a look. I also squished the frames a little to give the subjects more screen space. Once again, I think...

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Cosmo Messer F2 Progress

It's pretty much finished. Unfortunately there are still some workshop related things I need to do and I don't quite have enough time for all of that tonight. Hopefully I'll have it sorted by tomorrow or sometime in the middle of the week, but if not, next weekend at...

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World of Warships: Black Friday 2021 Event

by | Nov 19, 2021 | Journal, WoWs

It’s a week early, but who am I to question it? At least it dropped on a Friday, right? Anyway, standing behind Wargaming’s Art team are the people who make and edit WG’s promotional videos. This is a very well done video. If I hadn’t been playing the game for as long as I have, they could have even sold me on Saipan B.

Very well put together, especially if you’re not looking at this WG video with blood tinted glasses. So, am I going to buy the Yoshino B like I really, really, really want to?


When all’s said and done I’ll never have a valid reason for purchasing a tier X ship from Wargaming directly, certainly not a variant. I don’t even like playing at that tier so why invest so much for so little value? In a few months I’ll have enough to buy the normal Yoshino with in-game currency, so that’s definitely the better option. Don’t get me wrong, the paint schemes are drop dead gorgeous on some of the ships. If this set came out a year ago, I might have grabbed Pommern B while I was at it.

Having said all of that, I’m probably going to get some of the Black Friday containers. I did that last year specifically to stock up on Shadow Lurker camos. This is the only time I can do that. While I was in protest with the community over Wargaming’s handling of the community contributers and a hefty list of other issues, any and all purchases were off the table, including the BF containers. Like I said before, my beef with them is over, so I’ll stock up on Shadow Lurkers if life permits. If I get lucky and get a ship as well, great, but a 12% drop rate is only decent in dedicated gacha games.

That’s all for now.


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