Regarding the Anonymizer

Here me out, because this is honestly something that I've honestly wanted back for a while, and I really want to know this communities opinion on this idea. So here we go.

The anonymizer. Everyone now knows how this works. Its honestly an overall good thing for the game, and I about 90% agree with it, save for one key element. This isn't a feature, or something that it removes, rather, its something that I feel World of Tanks has been lacking for a long time.

The human element.

So this anonymizer goes into effect, and lets say 20% of the player-base uses it. That's fine, I have no issue with that whatsoever. It certainly will improve a lot of player experiences in a very positive way. However to me, it will also be a slight negative experience. In regards to the game feeling less and less human like.

I mean, if you don't know who some of the people you're playing with are, lets say, clan mates, or even friends on your list, the interaction in team chat will be even less than it is now (Speaking from NA server, which chats are dead as dirt as it.)

I say, to bring back some of the interaction in the game, to make it feel more like a game with real players, we should bring back All Chat. Here's my reasoning why:

The anonymizer.

If they implement this, and a good/unicum/tomato/streamer/etc player, who would recently be the target of scrutiny for either their stats or status from both teams in All Chat, that will no longer be an issue. People will still be trolls sure, and that will never change I can understand. But if you as one of those players, lets say a Tomato for example, would recently be subjected to the asshole-ish nature of the guys who think everyone else is absolutely worthless, is no longer an issue by being focused from an XVM standpoint, than I don't see why we cant use All Chat again.

That way, even if you can't see or interact with your players on your team, or the enemy team on a personal level, you can at least interact with them on an anonymous level, which can also provide a more human element to the game. I've been playing World of Warships more frequently lately, and I can personally attest to how much I honestly have missed All Chat, as while it can still be bad at times, more often than not, it is a good feature to have because to me, it makes me feel more like I'm actually playing a multiplayer game again. Like the old days where I used to play RTS's like Dawn of War, or Starcraft, or even shooters like Arma with proxy chat and the like and it was always enjoyable to communicate (And trash talk, but that's also part of the fun).

Even if you don't use it all the time, and I certainly wont use it 100% of the time, at least when I need to, or want to use it, it is there and an option available to the player to communicate again. Even the simple act of saying "gg" at the end of a game from BOTH teams, is something that makes the game just a slight bit better to me.


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