War Thunder is a World War II MMO combat game that lets a player take control of military aircraft, armored vehicles, and naval fleets.

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Tips for beginners trying to improve their game in War Thunder?

I just started playing War Thunder a couple of days ago. I'm still level 5 and thus only using some basic planes and tanks. Are there any tips which would be helpful to a new player trying to ...
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Game download resetting for several times

I'm trying to install War Thunder in Steam from my Xbuntu 14.04 ... I had to pause the download multiple times to download it in segments. But every 2 or 3 days later it gets reset to the first and ...
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What's the appropriate procedure for dealing with team killers in War Thunder?

Last night, I was playing War Thunder (Ground forces - with tanks =D). I made a sub-optimal move, and after that I spent most of the match getting team killed by one guy (3 times in total). What's ...
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War Thunder: Are bombers really important to winning?

I started playing War Thunder recently and heard bombers where vital to winning, but it seems to me that the only way bombers can help win is to either take down both carriers or all ground/naval ...
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What is the scoring system for bombers on War Thunder?

As a bomber, in War Thunder, you do the dirty work of winning the game while everyone flies around in fighter jets. As a bomber, your goal is to take down ground targets, but the confusing thing is, ...
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How do I get the Russian tanks?

I started playing with the Germans, but I would like to play the Russians. The game says I have to play 9 games. What kind of games is the game referring to? Do I have to win the games or can I ...
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Which bombs will I drop?

In war thunder several aircraft can be loaded with a mix of bombs of a different weight, for example a plane might be carrying 2 250kg bombs and 2 500kg bombs. When you drop bombs in what order will ...
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Most efficient technique to climb

What is the most efficient technique used to gain altitude with a fighter, or any other plane? I have seen many ways of doing it, the simplest being a standard climb by accelerating forward at a ...
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What are armament presets for planes in war-thunder

In the aviation research tab the overview of every plane shows several characteristics such as max speed etc. Another one is the armament preset. In some cases it is set to 1, others have higher ...
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What do the combat flaps do?

What do the combat flaps do? I can't seem to make heads or tails of flaps in War Thunder, so a little help would be welcomed.
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Which is the best plane for making easy lions (rank 0-5)? [closed]

As my title states, I'm looking for a good farm plane (not premium) to make as many lions as fast as possible. At the moment I have rank 3-5 across the board: Germans = 3 (nearly 4) Russians = 4 ...
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War Thunder: bonus per aircraft.

Does the 40+40 mean credits or exp boost? I'm confused as it doesn't clearly state what it means (sorry I'm new to the game).
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Adjusting in-cockpit view

I have issue with in-cockpit look around using the hat-switch on Logitech G940 HOTAS controls in War Thunder. If I use the mouse-look (default: press and hold C key while moving mouse), I can see ...