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35 Unsinkable Sam premium crates not one bonus mission. smh

Don't do these, they're trash. Could have just bought the 3 unsinkable ships for $150.

Go ahead rub it in please.

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What have I been saying about WG's lootboxes having lower and lower chances to have meaningful rewards each time they do lootboxes?

Especially when they use special missions or early access as bait.

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I'd only buy large amounts of loot boxes if i was okay with the idea that i could get nothing out of it i wanted IE ships.

So yeah flushing your money is about right.

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I got the bismarck mission for the very first box.    worth 22mil in silver total, so no complaint.  (16 for bismarck and 6 for camo at the end of directive)  but it is pure luck to get anything. 

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4 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

What have I been saying about WG's lootboxes having lower and lower chances to have meaningful rewards each time they do lootboxes?

Especially when they use special missions or early access as bait.

Ugh I can't believe I'm saying this but Kiyo here is 100% on the money. :Smile_veryhappy:

If content is available and that's what you want just outright buy it. If you want what is guaranteed in the boxes and the missions are a possible plus yeah go for it. 

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3 minutes ago, Sumseaman said:

Ugh I can't believe I'm saying this but Kiyo here is 100% on the money. :Smile_veryhappy:

If content is available and that's what you want just outright buy it. If you want was is guaranteed in the boxes and the missions are a possible plus yeah go for it. 

It's all part of the scam.

Lower chances = more on average lootboxes needed to get the "prize" = More lootbox sales = more money

And also one of the hints that Lesta, the WG branch that handles WoWS, is having trouble meeting their financial projections.

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I bought 5 just for fun, and stopped.  Got Bismarck and the camo, and quite a bit of coal.  

Since I didn't get Ark Royal that way, I got her outright pretty cheap anyway.  I took my chances, and didn't win big, but I did fine.

If you don't want to take a chance on getting nothing...don't *ever* buy boxes.  

I just laugh at anyone who gets boxes and then whines that they didn't get X from them.  

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1 minute ago, Cuesta_Rey said:

Here's a free tip that's potentially worth thousands...never ever go anywhere near a casino.

Indeed.

Especially casinos that do not publish the odds...

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I feel your pain amigo. I thought I’d learned my lesson when I dumped money into Rogue Wave crates with very poor returns only to dump more money and dubs into the random French bundles that had a chance at the T9. Those too had little value for my money. At this point,  I’m done with prem crates. 

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1 minute ago, KiyoSenkan said:

It's all part of the scam.

Lower chances = more on average lootboxes needed to get the "prize" = More lootbox sales = more money

And also one of the hints that Lesta, the WG branch that handles WoWS, is having trouble meeting their financial projections.

Nuff said.

Honestly keep letting players know every time these roll around, especially during Xmas. For many these things are a fine, manageable purchase but again we've seen players under the fallacy that the more they spend the more likely they are to obtain what they specifically want.

 

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  My question is, how is the drop rate for coal?    Or doubloons, for that matter.

  I got a few of them to celebrate the fact that the re-install is actually working correctly this time around, and I was down to less than 10 gb's to go, lol.   Not quite finished yet, so they remain unopened.

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2 minutes ago, Fletcher7_1944 said:

  My question is, how is the drop rate for coal? 

Enough that if you spend enough you can buy Smolensk. Which is just what WG is hoping you'll try to do.

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Hey anyone in the medical profession find out if your patient is in the marketing industry and deny them treatment unless they roll high :Smile_veryhappy: Oh yeah...the oaths...

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22 minutes ago, juanchopancho said:

35 Unsinkable Sam premium crates not one bonus mission. smh

Don't do these, they're trash. Could have just bought the 3 unsinkable ships for $150.

Go ahead rub it in please.

I find thinking about what I could have had instead a soothing option. You try it. Here, i'll start you off. You could have bought almost three AAA game titles. Instead you paid for Dasha's hair and nails. 

Feel a little better?

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if you have not used any of the content you got from the lootboxes, try asking for your money back. It may not work, but it is worth a try.

also remember, the best catboxes, are emptyboxes, not lootboxes.

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2 minutes ago, Sumseaman said:

Oh yeah...the oaths...

Yeah, that's a good way to lose your medical license.

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4 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

Yeah, that's a good way to lose your medical license.

Hehe that's why those in Marketing don't have one.

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Mission crates have had horrible odds since their debut with French BB's (still remember one poor beached whale who spent $450 on the things without getting the Richelieu mission), my rule wrt buying crates is to go for ones that either outright give you the ships / camos / etc. like Xmas / Black Friday crates since they seem to have an order of magnitude better drop rates (so far at least) or ones that have event currency where they is no RNG whatsoever in getting the 'big prize'.

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30 minutes ago, juanchopancho said:

35 Unsinkable Sam premium crates not one bonus mission. smh

Don't do these, they're trash. Could have just bought the 3 unsinkable ships for $150.

Go ahead rub it in please.

 

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