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Alo8ight #1 Posted 28 January 2016 - 09:56 PM

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My journey in Wargaming started 3 ½ years ago, when I first entered the publishing gaming space as a customer relation specialist. As a proud member of the support team, I got involved with helping players solve everything that involved billing, account, in-game issues…you name it. During these early years of serving WGA, I helped operate in a small office (nearly less than 30 some odd folks) who were confident and exerted their passion in a company that has found success, as it stands today. 


As the years went by, my love for our games grew stronger and my relationship with Wargaming even better. I attended events—all of them for that matter (E3, PAX, Comic Con, Player gatherings) and the list goes on and on. I knew then that there was something missing inside, perhaps a curiosity to do more things, get involved with the people (our customers) who play our games on a daily basis.


With this urge, came the opportunity eventually to serve in a community role. As a community coordinator, my responsibilities stretched across all of our games. I’ve worked with many community members, and became familiar with everyone who was drawn to our games. It felt really awesome to connect with so many people of different personalities, unique backgrounds and similar interests. I knew then that working in a community position was where I wanted to focus my career.


Fast-forwarding, a little less than a year (Summer 2014), a new era approached. My supervisor introduced me to a new opportunity and explained how I could potentially be a part of what Wargaming, as a whole, has yet to experience. If you hadn’t already guessed, it was the World of Tanks Blitz: Alpha program. When I first took the lead of the project, I had no idea what to expect. The only direction that was given to me during this time was…and I quote “We know that you may feel scared, even worried about what’s been tasked to you, but don’t worry—trust your instincts and in due time, everything will make sense.” So I went with that quote and did everything I could to research the best ways for a company, such as Wargaming, to pioneer and lead the way for mobile gaming. Sure enough, with the right guidance and help from a few colleagues, everything finally started to make sense to me. Just when I was getting settled, our game was headed into beta.


With the announcement of the World of Tanks Blitz: Beta, Wargaming provided me the opportunity to manage my own community. I was blessed to receive this opportunity and was motivated more than ever to ensure that our game would launch successfully and smoothly.

With help from Senator_Ratbat, we launched Wargaming’s first mobile title: World of Tanks Blitz! It was by far one of the most exciting times that I’ve experienced at Wargaming. Imagine launching a product that you’ve put your heart and soul into, and seeing it come to life before your very eyes; making it a reality.


While Blitz was maturing from its infancy, I had the pleasure of working with one of the best community coordinator’s, a manager could have: CC_Sly.  Sly entered WG at a time where the community was growing and yearning for new content. Sly was able to introduce people to a variety of contests and help assist in building what is now known as Club Wargaming. He not only made my job easier, but allowed me to free up bandwidth to help setup events and plan on future initiatives coming down the product pipeline. With the few tasks that I slightly touched on, CC_Sly continues to help lead initiatives that will help benefit our community, and future plans coming for Blitz.


So I guess this is the end of the road for me...


To my Wargaming family:  

It’s been a great experience working for Wargaming America and I truly am thankful for everything that the company has given me. Without Wargaming, I would not be the professional that I am today, and possess the confidence to find success in what the future holds. Thank you everyone (my community team in particular) and every person that I worked closely with throughout the years. Those moments are genuine and I will forever remember and carry them with me wherever I go.


To the World of Tanks Blitz community:

Thank you everyone! Thank you both old and new members of the community, for simply being YOU. It is because of YOU that I strive to do the best I can do for our game. You guys keep me motivated no matter the situation. You all are the driving force behind this game. Your voice is the main reason why Sly, Ratbat and I continue to do the things that we do to support our game. Keep up the good work—there will be many exciting things coming this year, so be prepared!


Good bye and good luck!





P.S. If you’re curious to see what’s next in store for me, feel free to follow me at my official Twitter account: @Alo8ight. I plan on keeping the same handle throughout the rest of my career in community.    

CC_Sly #2 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:01 PM

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ScumbagJuJu #3 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:01 PM

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Thanks for all the support Alo. God speed and best wishes.

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alexbuildit #4 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:03 PM

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Noooooooooo you will be missed.



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Ksftwe #5 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:03 PM

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Even the staff are leaving. Jesus.


Best of luck to you, Alo.



Ammo #6 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:04 PM

    Pain heals. Chicks dig scars. Glory... lasts forever.

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You have been an asset to WG and our community.  o7 and best wishes. 

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Mere_Anarchy #7 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:05 PM

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o7 and best of luck Alo!  



King6510 #8 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:05 PM

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Goodbye and good luck. 

*wipes off tear* - Was a beautiful speech.


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Post_game #9 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:06 PM


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Thank you good sir for all the hard work and effort you put into this game.  While there are time that we as players grumbled (well thats exaggerating lol) there are many times that we are happily playing the game that you helped in.  Its in those times I hope you find everyone's thanks and puts a smile on your face.  Good luck.

PixelRage #10 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:07 PM

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Best of wishes Alo and good luck with your next journey and what it may bring you. o7

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Ookla_the_Mok #11 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:08 PM

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Geez, the level of AFK is out of control.


Seriously though, this community is obviously a handful. Thanks and best wishes on the next adventure.

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GenericMIKE #12 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:09 PM

    The Most Generic Tanker in Blitz

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Never have I seen so many WG staff on one single thread at a time.


I will miss you Alo8ight! You were a great contribution to the forums and in general had a great impact on this community. I will miss all the platoons we had together. Good luck in life!



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Corn_Pop #13 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:11 PM

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Good Luck with your future endeavors Alo.

You where a worthy adversary.

God's Speed.


Aivris #14 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:11 PM

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Everything has come such a long way. Thank you so much for your efforts towards World of Tanks Blitz and the community.


I wish you the best of luck and success for the future.

3145 #15 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:11 PM

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Alo, can we still expect you from time to time to show up in game?


KFCOFMadgascar #16 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:13 PM

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o7 Alo hope you play on your private account!



Forgotten_Fox #17 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:13 PM

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WHAT IS WRONG!! betas, pros, and now devs are all just leaving!?!? what is war thunder creating these days!?!?



Edited by Forgotten_Tanker, 28 January 2016 - 10:14 PM.

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Kiser_Sosei #18 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:13 PM

    Who is Kiser Sosei?!?

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_Meta #19 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:13 PM

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Alo I wish you all the best in what life has for you next. You will absolutely be missed around here. I hope you will still pop in on the forums and in game from time to time. :honoring:

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Roving_Sasquatch #20 Posted 28 January 2016 - 10:13 PM

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View Postalexbuildit, on 28 January 2016 - 10:03 PM, said:

Noooooooooo you will be missed.


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