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WOWS Swag Shop: Fill Me In!

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New(ish) player here, only been around since December of 2019, so I’m behind the curve on what happened, if anything, with a WOWS gift shop.

 

I’m seeing pictures of WOWS ship model kits, coffee mugs, plushie torpedoes, etc. floating around the web, but the WG store only has WOT shenanigans on there. Was a WOWS store ever a thing, or is it going to be? 
 

Now I’ve taken a couple online MBA courses so I’m pretty much an expert on making money (/s), and I can clearly see WeeGee would make a KILLING on WOWS swag.  
 

Not only could they sell typical gift-type stuff for Christmas gifts and the like, but as an example they could easily sell ship model kits or toy ships for both historical legends (a la Bismarck, Hood, Yammy, and Iowa and all that), but also in-game only paper ships that no one else builds (Odin, Georgia, heck even a Smolensk that doubles as a grill lighter), giving WG exclusive products for an already established customer base. Heck, they could even leverage the products of USNI and the weeb companies, easy day. 
 

I mean, WG is a business that is plenty good at making money, so I find it hard to believe they wouldn’t want to capitalize on this. 

 

Insight/thoughts?

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In NA they have not implemented one. Other regions do. Theres some goodies in the hands of CCs that can be won for a prize or donating sometimes to a good cause. I have one of the Warships jackets for donating during a live stream to support the Batfish restoration project. Hopefully someday we will have an NA goody shop.

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23 minutes ago, Capn_Nugget said:

In NA they have not implemented one. Other regions do. Theres some goodies in the hands of CCs that can be won for a prize or donating sometimes to a good cause. I have one of the Warships jackets for donating during a live stream to support the Batfish restoration project. Hopefully someday we will have an NA goody shop.

Huh. Now that’s weird they’d limit it to some regions. Maybe some weird trade regulations or something but I doubt it. I heard some people saying NA is the most lucrative WOWS region, which would be double strange for them not to sell here. 

Thanks for the backfill though!

What’s good @Hapa_Fodder? You good people at WG getting tired of North American cash money? :cap_yes:

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Thanks for the tag!

So yes, we used to have a swag shop but TBH the work required to maintain this essentially created more of a problem then a solution. Currently if you want ship models like the ones you might see behind me during our community streams, Amazon is where you get them, directly from COBI.

That being said, keep your eyes open for perhaps say, a new Warships shirt store coming soon! :Smile_izmena: We're hoping to work out a more streamlined system and swag shortly! (also I would rather give swag away than make you pay for it, just sayin)

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23 minutes ago, Hapa_Fodder said:

That being said, keep your eyes open for perhaps say, a new Warships shirt store coming soon! :Smile_izmena: We're hoping to work out a more streamlined system and swag shortly! (also I would rather give swag away than make you pay for it, just sayin)

Mahalo,

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As long as it include Torpillows. :Smile_hiding:

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25 minutes ago, Hapa_Fodder said:

Thanks for the tag!

So yes, we used to have a swag shop but TBH the work required to maintain this essentially created more of a problem then a solution. Currently if you want ship models like the ones you might see behind me during our community streams, Amazon is where you get them, directly from COBI.

That being said, keep your eyes open for perhaps say, a new Warships shirt store coming soon! :Smile_izmena: We're hoping to work out a more streamlined system and swag shortly! (also I would rather give swag away than make you pay for it, just sayin)

Mahalo,

-Hapa

I'm not certain I fit in streamlined swag.

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6 minutes ago, Wombatmetal said:

Why not just get some designs up on one of the web shops like teespring or teepublic and be done with it?

+1

I could be wrong, but I think there are places that sell T-shirts and coffee mugs and other stuff that they produce "on-demand" from existing stocks of un-finished goods that merely wait for decorative logos and other stuff to be applied to finish the product.

This would take the warehousing headaches off of WOWs and the WOWs premium shop could merely be a "middle-man" that originates the order to be fulfilled and shipped via an authorized vendor.

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12 hours ago, Estimated_Prophet said:

As long as it include Torpillows. :Smile_hiding:

And a Bad Advice Cap plush doll too!

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