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Poll: Community Created Contest #2 PART 1 (931 members have cast votes)

What kind of contest do you want to run?

  1. Earn a specific Medal (447 votes [48.01%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.01%

  2. Earn the most of a specific Medal (28 votes [3.01%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.01%

  3. Earn the highest Base XP (69 votes [7.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.41%

  4. Do the most Damage (187 votes [20.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.09%

  5. Play the most Battles (56 votes [6.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.02%

  6. Win the most Battles (32 votes [3.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.44%

  7. Destroy the most Tanks (73 votes [7.84%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.84%

  8. Earn the most XP (39 votes [4.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.19%

Are Premium Tanks and Premium Time OK to include?

  1. Yes (726 votes [77.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 77.98%

  2. No (205 votes [22.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.02%

Should there be a Tank type restriction?

  1. Light Tanks Only (40 votes [4.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.30%

  2. Medium Tanks Only (55 votes [5.91%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.91%

  3. Heavy Tanks Only (34 votes [3.65%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.65%

  4. Tank Destroyers Only (39 votes [4.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.19%

  5. No Restriction (763 votes [81.95%])

    Percentage of vote: 81.95%

Should there be a Tier restriction?

  1. Yes (456 votes [48.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.98%

  2. No (475 votes [51.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.02%

How many winners should there be?

  1. All valid participants/entries should win (75 Gold)** (426 votes [45.76%])

    Percentage of vote: 45.76%

  2. 10-100 Random valid participants/entries should win (250 - 2500 Gold) (172 votes [18.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.47%

  3. The Top/First person should win (10,000 Gold) (33 votes [3.54%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.54%

  4. The Top/First 3 people should win (5,000 Gold) (16 votes [1.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.72%

  5. The Top/First 10 people should win (2,500 Gold) (76 votes [8.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.16%

  6. The Top/First 50 people should win (500 Gold) (68 votes [7.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.30%

  7. The Top/First 100 people should win (250 Gold) (140 votes [15.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.04%

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Geewizz3 #21 Posted 21 September 2015 - 06:05 PM

    Sergeant

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I think all winners should win 250 gold. Can't do much with 75 gold.

Edited by Geewizz3, 21 September 2015 - 06:07 PM.

YES to +1,-1 MM. The game is more fun with PMM on every tank.

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Ptank2012 #22 Posted 21 September 2015 - 06:23 PM

    Never Tell Me the Odds

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You should focus on light tanks. They are available to all and will require players to actually work for the prize. I mean if it was a most dmg mission, a player with an E-100 or Death Star would have an huge edge over everyone else. 

 

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OrionDerKrieger #23 Posted 21 September 2015 - 06:41 PM

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Lol why have so many voted to give everyone who tried a reward? 75 gold is useless. If we reward every player with gold, and we go by the number of players and however much gold they have to give. I highly doubt everyone would actually get 75 gold. 

Paul_Tracey #24 Posted 21 September 2015 - 06:52 PM

    Lance-corporal

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I want to see some contests that reward premium tanks that can only be one not purchased with real money. 

 

I really think they need a premium tank or tank line that people see and say wow he's not a n00b he had to win that tank...

 



tlouie #25 Posted 21 September 2015 - 06:57 PM

    First Sergeant

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View PostPaul_Tracey, on 21 September 2015 - 02:52 PM, said:

I want to see some contests that reward premium tanks that can only be one not purchased with real money. 

 

I really think they need a premium tank or tank line that people see and say wow he's not a n00b he had to win that tank...

 

 

The last time a contest offered a unique tank as prize, the Pz2J, the amount of cheating was over 9000.

 

Doubtful a unique prize will ever be offered again.


Edited by tlouie, 21 September 2015 - 07:01 PM.


Biggy_2015 #26 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:06 PM

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View PostLE_gend_VI, on 21 September 2015 - 04:57 PM, said:

I agree with double! Give a prize tank to the top participants. Gold is somewhat easy to obtain for those who can afford to purchase it. A prize tank gives the solid tanker with no funds a way to truly win a trophy. Too little gold is either a free xp conversion for a module or crew training. Trophies are what were after! Tanks can be obtained by griding alone. 

 

I reccomend victory for the prize. Tons a players hate they didnt get it while it was here.

No maybe make it a special tank that we vote for because then those with the victory get nothing make it fair for all



tinmanic #27 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:09 PM

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View PostCapman_44, on 21 September 2015 - 01:50 PM, said:

How about a multilayered contest. One consisting of a an obtainable goal for the casual player along with a higher reward for a more difficult goal for the really good players out there.

 

almost sounded like the definition of missions, but I agree with your point about a "ratcheted" contest for casual players to compete - like combining the goals & rewards above:  "75 gold for medal A, but 250 gold if you get medal A and B, and so on...".  Good idea.

 

Also casual players typically can't jump into the game at a moment's notice to compete in a "first 100 of [whatever]" kind of contest, so I hope those casual players like me are voting with that in mind...hint hint


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RatPATROL_2014 #28 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:11 PM

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What ever it takes kill them all in battle 7!!!!!!!

Delta256 #29 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:13 PM

    First Sergeant

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View PostBiggy_2015, on 21 September 2015 - 02:06 PM, said:

No maybe make it a special tank that we vote for because then those with the victory get nothing make it fair for all

 

They get the value of the Victory in gold, so about 3000-4000 gold depending.

 

 

Personally, I find myself motivated a lot more when the prize at the end is a premium tank, rather than gold. I spent probably 15 hours total for that War Never End Quietly contest where the Fury was the reward. Gold comes and goes, a prem vehicle (usually) lasts forever.

 

Bouns points if it's a past exclusive like the Snowstorm, Fury or the E-25 #1, you'll see a heck of a lot more participation because you can't get those vehicles normally. 


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Megaman367 #30 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:14 PM

    Private

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    07-24-2014
What i want to see, is that all participants get rewarded and not only thoughs who could meet the requirements.

Red_Ping #31 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:18 PM

    First Sergeant

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Wondering what one can do with 75 gold as from the numbers looks like it gonna win .....

 

looks like people want contests for the sake of contests not the prizes .


Edited by M3Taha, 21 September 2015 - 07:19 PM.

                           
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Hank_of_the_Hill #32 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:28 PM

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There could be a contest that could be for premiums only. People who don't have a premium tank could be gifted the LTP so they aren't left out. The prize could be gold, premium time, or even a premium tank of the winners choice.

 

Just an idea I thought to toss into the idea circle.


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a_cookie #33 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:35 PM

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what about do the most damage in a tier 7 tank? ( i.e my IS)

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vicnchan #34 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:53 PM

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I like the idea of a premium / hard to get tank as a reward for future contests. Dont get me wrong, I could use the gold, but when I can afford to buy some, I use it to buy garage slots for future grind expansion and a premium tank to practice new styles of fighting. Gift tanks and garage slots are the way to go in my opinion. 

 

I really like how you guys take our input and actually listen. Makes the difference between a good game and a great one. Thanks. 

 

Idea for the future, give the winners a choice between 2 prizes... gift tank or gold or free XP conversion to module up an existing tank to ease the grind. Just a side thought. 



_Doggogeddon #35 Posted 21 September 2015 - 07:57 PM

    Anti-tank Doggo

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It would be good if all participants did their best and got like 2000 gold

  

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zucccccccccc #36 Posted 21 September 2015 - 08:05 PM

    First Sergeant

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Should be a reward for completing some special assignment. Cuz if all the players compete, the top giys who have already won a lot of contests win... AGAIN. make a mission where every individual can do it themselves, to challenge themselves. So you dont care if there are 1000 people better than you. Cuz its not competitive

Edited by Tommy_S, 21 September 2015 - 08:05 PM.

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Silevern #37 Posted 21 September 2015 - 08:10 PM

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Here's my opinion on these events

 

There should be a participation prize, but something small, 100 gold or less. That way everyone is, in some way, satisfied with having earned something during the contest.

 

Meanwhile, those who perform better should earn better prizes. I propose a percentile system:

 

50 percentile - More gold than participation prize. Let's say, 500

70 percentile - A bit more gold. Let's say 750

80 percentile - More gold. 1000

90 percentile - 1000 gold plus something extra (garage slot, low-tier premium tank, etc.)

95 percentile - 1000 gold plus something extra, double the amount that 90 percentile gets

99 percentile - Extremely good prize, like 1500 gold and a Premium tank

Top 5 - The top 5 players in the given competition receive a prize that WG deems appropriate, such as one of those rumored tier 9/10 Premiums or whatever

 

This system would require a competition that involves the sum of performances. For example, accumulate the most base EXP over the course of a week. This kind of system is easily managed by in-game coding, and do not depend on forum screenshots or whatever. Literally anyone can participate if they wish. The rewards are much greater than previous competitions, thus greatly increasing both the amount of participation and the "street cred" of the 99 percentile and Top 5 winners.

 

My above example is more suitable for a very large competition such as a Christmas holidays competition, but for smaller scale competitions that commemorate war holidays or whatever, the prizes can simply be reduced. The prizes for the percentiles are solely based on what WG wants and everyone is happy: The competition attracts many more players (assuming WG takes advantage and advertises the competition), increases the value of the competition because the reward system gives so much, and makes everyone feel happier because everyone gets at least the participation prize. Those who work hardest and accumulate the most amount will get grander prizes.

 

Anyone else think this system is much better? Now that I review my post I can see that the game addicts will have an advantage because they will be playing much more, but there is little opportunity to cheat because it is based solely on your performance. Blocking incidents such as the one during the Pz. II J competition will be less likely if the measurable quantity is something like the net experience instead of experience in one game.

 

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_1204_ #38 Posted 21 September 2015 - 08:16 PM

    Admiral Kitty

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Getting a pz2j was really stress ful... It either needs to be a very large amount of top "x" players, or a do this and get 300 gold

NoOneCan #39 Posted 21 September 2015 - 08:17 PM

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Must play highest tier tanks in your garage to be eligible would be nice.

TheCobraKing #40 Posted 21 September 2015 - 08:39 PM

    Private

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You should do a special event where you can only use a tank destroyer and 3 kills at least in ten games or more and the more games you get 3 or more the more gold you get 




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