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World of Tanks is a freemium massively multiplayer tank simulation game in which players fight against other players in 20th century-era tanks.

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List of tanks that come with free BIA skill crew?

What tanks have been sold/given with crew having free (not resetable, 0-skill) "Brothers in Arms" skill? I bought many of them and I would like to track them. I know how to check crew for free skill,...
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IS-8 split in World of Tanks

When IS-8 was split into T-10 and Object 267, was crew duplicated then? I am wondering, because XP was duplicated, but at the time of split I had my crew of the tank and now have only one crew.
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Reload Time in World of Tanks?

So I noticed a long time ago in World of Tanks when I look at any gun specifications, for Aiming time It gives me a value (Lets say 2.7), and then once I go in battle, the reload time says 5.1 (Near ...
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Warning sign while using scope as a tank destroyer

When I play a tank destroyer in world of tanks, and I use the scope (x2,x4,x8 ect...), at the bottom left I see a warning sign near the module indicator. I can still shoot fine and aim fine but I dont ...
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WOT Mastery Badges Mechanics

The World of Tanks Master badges are awarded for earning more experience in a battle than 50% (3rd class) 80% (2nd Class) 90% (1st class) and 99% (Ace tanker) of recent players in that tank. Do those ...
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How is WN7 and WN8 Calculated and which is a better indicator of one's skill level? WoT / WoTB

If you play WoT, WoTB, WoT Console and other Wargaming games, you'll know your "unofficial" stats are normally measured in WN7 or WN8 (and sometimes STAR1 and efficiency). I know that for all of these ...
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What's this badge?

Lately I have seen one of these badge-things that are displayed next to players name. Here is a picture of it: I have been wondering: What is this? only quite a few players have this and I haven't ...
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How to get female crew I failed to claim

I recently completed a mission which offered a female crew as a reward, and the popup came up to recruit, or cancel. I was doing something else so I cancelled, expecting to be able to recruit her ...
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Can't Connect to World of Tanks server after an update to v.0.9.19.1 #487

I installed the Mac Wrapper for WoT and played for a couple of months. A few days ago the game updated itself to version v.0.9.19.1 #487 Suddenly it stopped being able to connect to WoT servers. ...
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Does stun from artillery disable crew perks?

It has happened to me sometimes that I get hit by artillery without the 6th sense light bulb popping up, on a spot that is totally not obvious for blind-firing. As the crew stun lowers effectiveness ...
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How to connect to European servers?

I've downloaded the mac wrapper for World of Tanks but I can only connect to US servers. Is there a way to force the client to connect to European servers?
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Is it possible to shoot right through a tank?

So, I have been wondering: If I load an AP, APCR or HEAT(not sure how HEAT exactly works), can I damage 2 vehicles at once with a single non-HE shell? Of couse, I mean HP damage, not critical damage. ...
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Which personal artillery missions will become harder or easier in 9.18?

In the world of tanks 9.18 update SPGs are scheduled to be completely overhauled. How will this affect personal missions? Will any artillery missions become significantly harder or easier to achieve?...
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Does the chance of explosion depend on type of ammunition?

I was playing some games, and I have a feeling that I get ammoracked more frequently when playing vehicles with "Howitzer" guns (tanks with high damage, long reload and bad penetration, mostly firing ...
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Can your ammo rack explode if it has no ammo?

In one of my games in World of Tanks an enemy hit me in the ammo and it exploded even though i had just 2 shells left AND one of them was loaded! So I was wondering... Could the ammo rack explode even ...
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Replays: Advanced control of the camera

I like to look at my replays in World Of Tanks , but I have seen on many videos that the camera isn't locked onto a tank's view, but it can move as the player wants. I have only managed to change ...
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World of Tanks redownloading everytime I log in?

I recently logged back onto World of Tanks on the Xbox 360. I downloaded the recent update, as normal, and played for some time. When I logged back on the next day, it started removing the content ...
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World of Tanks on Playstation 4

I am going to buy Playstation 4. I also have an World of Tanks account that was exclusively played on PC. It has over 5 tier X vehicles. Question is, if I install WoT on PS4, will I be able to play ...
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How do I obtain different tanks in World of Tanks on ps4

I don't understand how to get the Jagdtiger. Can I do it with money? I know some people have really serious and big tanks, I imagine that they bought them somehow. Am I required to have enough ...
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What happened to players with the Waffentrager E100 after the removal update?

As the question suggests. It got me thinking, since the Waffentrager E100 got replaced by the Grille 15. Does that mean that players with the Waffle get the Grille in its place? Or do they get their ...
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WOT Bishop or Archer?

I am using valentine and am nearing 19.5 K goal of getting one of these two archer or bishop please suggest which one should I buy/unlock. P.S: I like hitting with high alpha damage regardless of ...
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Does the Deathstar still have it's “One shot one kill” feature?

I am currently grinding my way up the British Tank Destroyer Line, and I am at Tier 7 (AT 7 Tank Destroyer.) I am contemplating whether I should continue grinding the line, or abandon it and move onto ...
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Did World of Tanks entirely abandon its former “pay-to-win” business strategy?

According to Gamasutra, World of Tanks used to give an edge to paying players, but fortunately the developer Wargaming.net promised to "remove all "pay-to-win" purchase options from all of its current ...
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WoT & WoWs launcher error

i just installed both game, after the installer quit. there's an error [GAME_NAME] - Critical Error An unhandled exception is occured. the application will be restarted. i close it, when i open ...
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Do I lose my BiA bonus if a crew member gets knocked out?

In WoT, the Brothers-In-Arms crew perk gives all crew members in your tank a 5% skill bonus, but only if it is trained to 100% on all of them. If a crew member is knocked out in a battle and I don'...
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can't play good with my chaffee - world of tanks

So I have an elite chaffee with crew all 50% camouflage and camo painting and vertical stabilizer + vents and camo net (took me ages to get without premium :( ) but I have some problems playing this ...
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How do artillery tracers work in World of Tanks?

I've tried to do some Counter Battery today and it seems that either I'm doing something wrong or there are no artillery tracers in WoT. I've read a few guides and it seems that if my tank is facing ...
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Why am I not seeing the mission “Welcome Back, Commander” in World of Tanks?

I've logged in to one of my friend's account and he has these missions: Today I've logged into my own account and I can't see these missions. What is the reason for that? I would really like to get a ...
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What is the maximum speed an AMX 40 can achieve over flat terrain?

I've rebought my AMX-40 lately after reading a guide which tries to fix the issues with the tank (it's speed mostly) and I noticed that sometimes I can reach 26-7kmh on flat pavement surfaces (no hard ...
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Replays refuse to open?

So, I've run into quite an interesting problem. I started up my laptop on the way to school this morning and decided to watch a replay that was saved last night. However, when I tried to open the ...
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How to angle the Churchill VII to minimize the chance of being damaged?

I've calculated that using the Churchill VII if I angle my tank roughly 32 degrees relative to my target my effective armor will be something around 179mm which is very good in a Tier VI match. What I'...
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Does assistance damage count towards completing personal mission StuG-IV HT-15?

In the first set of personal missions, Heavy Tank #15 lists primary condition: Damage caused, damage received, and damage blocked by armor must total at least 6,000 HP. Does assistance damage also ...
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Why do people use the 3cm M.K. 103 on the Luchs?

I often see people use that gun on the Luchs despite the L/60 so much better in nearly every aspect: ----------------------------- | Stat |3cm M.K|5cm KwK| ----------------------------- |...
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Does weapon weight count in World of Tanks?

I'm driving a Luchs (Light Tank) as a scout in WoT and I'm having a problem about choosing between the main gun: Gun 3cm M.K. 103 Gun 5cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 The latteris better in every aspect (apart ...
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World of Tanks - spotting questions

What part of a tank is spotting done from? The entire tank or just the turret? Does poking the front of your tank out around a rock spot things beyond it or do you have to drive far enough forward ...
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How do I accept and complete missions in World of Tanks?

I didn't get how to work with the missions's menu. I want to do the income increase mission but how do I accept it and how do I see my progress and requierments?
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Which tanks will be removed from my garage?

I have played World of Tanks casually since beta, and I like to keep a lot of tanks. In particular, I've collected handful of premium tanks via various promotions, which I rarely use, but which I like ...
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Is there a point in increasing my view range over 445m in World of Tanks?

The question pretty much says it all. I know that the maximum view range is 445m which can be easily reached with some tanks (FCM 36 Pak 40 for example). Is there a point in increasing it any further?
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What am I supposed to do if a teammate starts firing at me in World of Tanks?

It sometimes happens that a teammate deliberately tries to kill you for example if you stand in his way. It often happens on Province or Malinovka that I hide behind a rock next to the spawn area and ...
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What is the fastest way to earn tank EXP in World of Tanks?

Ok, so I have a tier 4 scout, and its next upgrade takes like 5,000 EXP to research. So what would be the easiest way to earn that much EXP in a short amount of time?
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Putting a password on a Xbox 360 game

My son love to play World of Tanks on his Xbox 360 but this is causing his grades to plummet. Is there a way I can put a password on the game so he can't play whenever he wants? Also, since this is an ...
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Transferable Crew in World of Tanks

World of tanks allows some crews to be transferred to other tanks without losing the crew skill %, for example Stug to E25. Is there alist of tank crews that can be transferred? Tried looking at the ...
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Transfer personnel between tiers

If you assign a medium tank commander to a heavy tank, his rating drops significantly. Does he also 'forget' how to command a heavy tank? Or conversely, what happens when he is reassigned back to a ...
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How to change out ammo?

In World of Tanks on an Xbox 360, how does one change out ammo while in battle? Or how do you change it period?
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What happens if you don't have enough money to repair?

After every match your tank get automatically repaired and ammunition refilled. If you don't have money and you did a bad game winning low credits resulting in having insufficient funds for the ...
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Difference between different ammunition

What is the difference between this types of ammunition? I have less of the second one, so it's supposed to be better, but I usually have far better results with the first one, and I think it deals ...
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Spotting mechanics in console

I read this: http://wiki.wargaming.net/en/Battle_Mechanics#Radio_Range In Xbox 360 edition you can see allies always, but there it says that you can only see them when in range. I think in console ...
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What are the differences between console and PC versions?

Are there any differences in mechanics between World Of Tanks in console compared to its PC version?
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What is the use of “tank experience” once you've maxed the tank?

Once you max a tank (elite status) you gain more "free experience" (gold stars) available for every other tank upgrade, but you still receive standard tank experience (silver stars). What is the use ...
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Can a tank be hit when it is not visible?

Can I hit a tank that I'm not seeing but whose position is known to me? If yes, does the hit reveal him?