Questions tagged [war-thunder]

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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War Thunder: increase render distance for ground targets?

I have been playing War Thunder for quite some time now, and when playing air simulator battles, I have a tough time spotting enemy ground units, since they only seem to render at 800m - 1km distances....
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Why did I lose my right wing after disassembling it on War Thunder's Battlefield Engineer?

I disassembled my right outer wing and it gave me high lift devices. Now I can't assemble the right outer wing anymore. Where should I look? War Thunder Battlefield Engineer
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War Thunder Not Working! (Mac OS X)

for some reason my War Thunder won't work. I'm on Mac OSX, when i press play it says, "aces cannot be opened because of a problem." (solved)
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I can't see messages of enemy players in chat (War Thunder)

I have been playing War Thunder for a few years with no problem. But more recently, I started watching Youtube videos of WT gameplay, as well as started playing more custom battles. Something I see on ...
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Is there any benefit in taking bigger bombs if the total explosive mass is smaller?

In War thunder bombers can be improved to carry bigger bombs. But sometimes bigger bombs means a smaller total explosive mass. For example on the Italian BR.20 DR you can take 4*250kg instead 12*...
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Should I have a different crew for bombers than for fighters?

There are a few crew abilities that I want to upgrade. They are called Number of experienced gunners, Fire Accuracy, Fire Precision These skills would only be good for bombers, right? I'm guessing ...
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Can I transfer progress from different countries?

I just started this game and have advanced to Rank II in the American category. I wanted to get a FW 190 and I was wondering if I can somehow transfer the progress I made in the American category to ...
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Can't connect to Steam servers and other gaming servers on Windows 10

I have been having an issue with Steam. Whenever I try to log into it, it tells me that it is having trouble connecting to the Steam servers, and won't let me log in. I used to be able to use Steam ...
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How do I hit a target without a hit cross? (War Thunder aiming)

Is there a way to measure distance on a map on War Thunder? In realistic/sim battles, without an aiming reticle, I'm trying to find a way to aim and hit a far target with cross hairs by knowing the ...
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How is Battle Activity calculated?

Battle activity is a percentage that is shown at the end of a battle. During the winter holidays, there's a contest that, if you win 5 battles with more than 80% of activity, will let you join the ...
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Can't launch War Thunder through Steam

I am trying to play War Thunder through Steam on my ubuntu 14.04, but I can't launch it through Steam. When directly launching by clicking the 'launcher' file in the local folders works just fine. Any ...
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I don't know what the green player is in warthunder

what is the green player? I am new really enjoying the game but it can be confusing.
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Where do bombers stand in War Thunder as of June 2015?

Back when I played War Thunder, my only attraction within the game was to large flying fortress bombers. When I began playing, however, bombers in the game had recently undergone big nerfs, resulting ...
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Is there a way consistently find matches with good connection?

Is there any way in War Thunder's matchmaking to enable parameters for region or ping limit? I'm tired of playing Realistic Battles with 150+ ping against Russians.
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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. Right now I'm not very effective at destroying enemy aircraft, so I tend 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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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 ...