Shooting at old Tanks

>open WarThunder
>don't play the game because they ruined the BR ratings long ago and 4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
>just go into the ballistics tester and shoot stuff from different angles and different ranges at vehicles to see how different vehicles could perform
Anybody else do this?
Are there better programs to do it in? Gaijin has had mixed success with accuracy

  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Pretty much me as well. I don't play the game anymore but just look at the nice models and the armor vs ammo tester

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    War Thunder has crashed constantly for me for the past few months. I hope the latest update changes whatever is causing that. Try GHPC.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Have you tried verifying the file integrity via steam and doing the usual driver update nonsense that works once every 10 years?

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        No, but I'll look at that after I apply this update. New monitor and resolution are the only things that changed, but every other game runs fine.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Your HDD might be dying.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Try GHPC.
      A promising game but currently isn't much more than a "M1 butchering T-72M1" simulator

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Sometimes simulators mimic reality too much.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >boot up Tarkov
      >just play with the gun bench because the game sucks
      >then you lose the bench because Nikita wipes again *~~*~~

      I know that every fag on YT creams himself how it's the prophesied WT killer, but at the moment you could watch a 10m gameplay video and you've seen the whole game. It's extremely barebones.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        War Thunder has crashed constantly for me for the past few months. I hope the latest update changes whatever is causing that. Try GHPC.

        >GHPC
        >cold war tanks
        Into the trash it goes.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Try the single player tarkov mod it's a little buggy but considering it removes all the server bugs too I'd say it evens out. Got tired of the cpmbat system but not many good tactical shooters out there to begin with.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Sptk is pretty fun I highly recommend it

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I haven't seen any large YT channel directly claim it was a "War Thunder killer". Granted, snail-controlled zombies can interpret any positive video covering GHPC by a regular WT youtuber as preferring the former over the latter. It is always the comments sections that are filled with WT-addicted midwits projecting all their hopes on GHPC replacing their current digital crack.

        [...]
        >GHPC
        >cold war tanks
        Into the trash it goes.

        Make another steam discussion post begging for WWII tanks and complaining about NATO bias in a single-player game

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I would pay 140 dollars to coop with my friends and fight AI and then do INTENTIONAL PVP in arena with the gear we got from cooping, or something like that

        I'm just tired of tarkov tbh, it's been out so long and I spent more time in the shitty alpha stages then in the state its in now. I'm just burnt out, all I really do when I play is tasks, I don't really get enjoyment out of killing PMC's (unless its for a task) because it just feels like I'm murdering someone for no reason, I don't really need the money or his kit, I'd rather team up and bro-down with everyone against all the gay ass cheating AI and the player scavs.

        Oh also the playerbase is unironically like 85% "streamers" who are constantly playing the game for 3 viewers (his squad) and have innate knowledge of every fucking map, route, lootable, stash and try to abuse every little stupid mechanic the game has while they have an entire ER worth of drugs and medical supplies shoved up their ass with room for two enormous pocketfulls of loose 7.62x51 real fuckin NATO tracer rounds.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      GHPC and WT are completely different premises tbh. And the game is still very early access, we will only see if GHPC kills WT when they add multiplayer, then we will see if they can handle the (mostly retarded) tank/military community.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >then we will see if they can handle the (mostly retarded) tank/military community.
        Do we really need to wait or can we just call it now?

        >Well, gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
        Name a single nation where that isn't the case and I'll show (You) a liar.

        >I don't play
        German mains are meme for a reason.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >German mains are meme for a reason
          Memes aren't always real you retard.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            This one is.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Yeah but it's true for everybody else as well.
              Germany is the starter nation, but 99% of people never get any better.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Well, some people are already claiming it's a WT killer, but like i said, they are completely different games and there's no MP yet.

          When they add MP and start having to deal with retarded claims and complaints from the playerbase, then we will see if it's a real WT killer or not.

          Also i'll leave this gem here as an example of what i'm talking about.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I don't think it will kill war thunder. War thunder is designed as an addictive MMO cash cow first and a tank (or plane) game second. This isn't what GHPC seems to be aiming for, and multiplayer doesn't even seem to be a priority to begin with, let alone "competitive" gameplay which is what WT uses to hook players and make money.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >addictive MMO cash cow
          Second time you've said this. But for an "addictive" game it sure gets uninstalled a lot.

          >2. RB is not at all realistic. It's just more unbalanced.
          I don't know why anyone would play realistic battles when there are no realistic tank maps or scenarios.
          It's just as arcade, just slightly more autistic.
          But honestly, no one should play WT.

          Nobody should play any games at all tbh.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I know it won't kill.
          But if GHPC wants to keep growing their playerbase, sooner or later they'll have to add MP, that's how shit works nowadays. Just like how DCS did.

          Also i wouldn't consider WT addictive unless you're a retard who keep spending money on it, i have like 3500 hours and nowadays i barely play it.
          WT is more Pay to Grind than Pay to Win IMO.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >Also i wouldn't consider WT addictive unless you're a retard who keep spending money on it
            I probably spent under $100 over the 7 or so years I played but would consider the gameplay addictive. It's designed to frustrate and cause burnout but then hook you back in when you return after a couple weeks. This keeps you returning constantly over the years.
            Notice how you'll get good mm and favourable rng to start with but then after a while it's a streak of uptiers and rng fuckery that screws you multiple games in a row.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >not designing your line-up around up-tiers not mattering
              Very kek, anon.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Well it's not only the uptiers that factor in here.
                Bottom line is the game is a deliberate cycle of punishment and reward that is designed to keep you coming back. Don't kid yourself that it's primarily designed to be skill based or fun.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                The trick is to not play the game in the intended way.
                See

                Let me tell you a secret.
                If you played actively for a while, even while not being a paypig, you'll probably have unlocked some bushes.
                Go to the 3.0 StuH, apply those.
                Learn to use the rangefinder and then snipe people at large ranges.
                You'll have 80mm of armor in a BR range where quite a lot of tanks don't even have that much pen at point blank. Long range means they can't flank and noobs suck at long range shots, especially when you've attached some foliage.
                The only disadvantage is the reload time and that the shells have a massive drop since you're firing 105mm HEAT shells, which have a shitton of explosive filler, so sometimes you get a doublekill just through collateral damage. Your HE round has 22mm of pen as well, so sometimes you can just use that and shoot vaguely near an enemy tank to kill it since 2.0 tanks actually have quite a lot of parts with only 20mm of armor and you will get matched up against them sometimes.
                It's disgusting, but you'll talk out of most games with about 10 kills and 0 deaths. If you need a Rank III vehicle for challenges and events in your line-up, use the 3.0 Me410.
                You don't even need to kill something with it, just make sure you suicide out and use it and your match will count as a RIII battle. Very useful for grinding through events or missions with conditions like a certain number of kills.
                Be aware that if you forget to suicide out and survive the entire battle with your StuH it'll count as an RII battle for these purposes.

                Shit like that is all you should do in the game, the classic 5 tanks + 2 planes shit just kills you from the inside.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Well i already reched top-tier on both ground and air for a while, so i just don't take the game as seriously.

              People take this game too seriously that's why.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I think it will kill WT top tier. I got attracted to WT because I wanted to play cold war kino but apparently the tier all the cold war tanks are in sucks ass and its going to take me a year of grinding to get to that tier anyways. people like me who just want to larp in the fulda gap will pay $30 for GHPC, skip the grinding and the snail's bullshit, and maybe even get a game that is more balanced too and built from the ground up around the vehicles they actually want to play.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I like airplanes though

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >War Thunder

      Pretty much me as well. I don't play the game anymore but just look at the nice models and the armor vs ammo tester

      https://i.imgur.com/QU7a2vh.jpg

      >open WarThunder
      >don't play the game because they ruined the BR ratings long ago and 4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
      >just go into the ballistics tester and shoot stuff from different angles and different ranges at vehicles to see how different vehicles could perform
      Anybody else do this?
      Are there better programs to do it in? Gaijin has had mixed success with accuracy

      Advertising is not permitted here. War Thunder is Russian spyware and a botnet chabbel
      Gaijin Entertainment was founded in Russia in 2002 by Anton and Kirill Yudintsev.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        who cares. shut up, gay

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >>don't play the game because they ruined the BR ratings long ago and 4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
    >t. German main
    Learn to drive panzer gay.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Learn to drive panzer gay.
      moron there are no 4.0 RB panzers at rank 3 anymore.
      You either go rank 2 which has 3,7 at the highest and only 1 that isn't shit, the other is a meme there or you immediately jump to 5.3 with the panthers.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Then how come when I play soviet 3.7 AB I immediately get T-boned by a panzer who doesn't know how to stop pushing the W key?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >Then how come when I play soviet 3.7 AB
          First of all
          >AB
          You can be a better person than this.
          Second of all
          Tanks have different tankings in AB, RB and SB and AB is dumb as well.
          Third of all
          >3,7
          BR is always a +-1 range of your highest BR tank in RB and the average BR of your tanks (rounded up I think ) in AB.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Nup, and I'll give you four reasons.
            1. RB MASSIVELY advantages paid players over free plays, and I'm not paying real money for fake plants.
            2. RB is not at all realistic. It's just more unbalanced.
            3. The people who bitch endlessly about the game are INEVITABLY bitching about stuff exclusive to RB (drones are the worst example of this yet)
            4. AB is more fun. The tanks go faster, the guns are more accurate, nobody is sneaking around, it's all flanks and frontal assaults.

            The fact that nobody gives a shit about planes means I'm enduring near constant kamikaze attacks (that don't actually do anything) but I still have the speed to outrun a bomb (even in a heavy) is all I think about when I hear RB players bitching about air. As if air is not "realistic."

            https://i.imgur.com/7eXV2Xr.jpg

            Arcade sucks, but Wehraboo players just be that way.
            >t. Wehraboo

            >Something crashed into me runing my shot. I bet it's a panzer.
            >It is.
            Everytime.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >1. RB MASSIVELY advantages paid players over free plays, and I'm not paying real money for fake plants.
              What the fuck are you talking about?
              Paypigs are advantaged at every level to different degrees and it's not dependent on RB or AB.
              >2. RB is not at all realistic. It's just more unbalanced.
              True, RB is not realistic, SB is better for that, but it's way more realistic than fucking arcade lego racer games.
              >3. The people who bitch endlessly about the game are INEVITABLY bitching about stuff exclusive to RB (drones are the worst example of this yet)
              moron you're playing 3,7AB, where were the drones in WWII?
              >4. AB is more fun. The tanks go faster, the guns are more accurate, nobody is sneaking around, it's all flanks and frontal assaults.
              That's the only point that has a lick of meaning in your post and only because it's entirely subjective and you're a soiboy.
              >The fact that nobody gives a shit about planes means I'm enduring near constant kamikaze attacks (that don't actually do anything) but I still have the speed to outrun a bomb (even in a heavy) is all I think about when I hear RB players bitching about air. As if air is not "realistic."
              You really not to stop the whole line of
              >people not part of this conversation who are neither me nor you allegedly bitch about X in thing Y I don't know about therefore you are wrong
              It looks so fucking dumb. It would look dumb in every topic of discussion. Get out of the habit.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >2. RB is not at all realistic. It's just more unbalanced.
              I don't know why anyone would play realistic battles when there are no realistic tank maps or scenarios.
              It's just as arcade, just slightly more autistic.
              But honestly, no one should play WT.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >It's just as arcade, just slightly more autistic.
                Feels VERY different from arcade.
                Tanks have no weight in arcade and the lack of aim assist makes kills much less likely.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              AB is all well and good until you get to Rank VI. High tier Arcade is basically unplayable.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Arcade sucks, but Wehraboo players just be that way.
          >t. Wehraboo

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >but Wehraboo players just be that way.
            >>t. Wehraboo
            If you would be you'd be aware that there is no 4.0 Panzer in the game right now.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              I have a panzer IV in my 4.0 lineup so it could be matched with anon's 3.7 soviets, but I mostly play everything but panzers.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                A Panzer IV F2 is 3.3 so they face KV-2s at 3.7 all the time.

                >Paypigs are advantaged at every level to different degrees and it's not dependent on RB or AB.
                Covering your tank in bushes doesn't do shit for AB. Max your keen vision, use your binoculars,then just wait till the cross is green and fire.
                >but it's way more realistic than fucking arcade lego racer games.
                Not really.
                >moron you're playing 3,7AB, where were the drones in WWII?
                I was just using that as an example of the latest screeching from the RB players. But it means nothing in AB.
                >you're a soiboy.
                This is me, not giving a fuck, while I drive my KV-1 like a scout tank.

                >people not part of this conversation who are neither me nor you allegedly bitch about X in thing Y I don't know about therefore you are wrong
                I'm in this conversation, I'm giving you my reasons why I think AB is better. And you're not actually defending RB, so I guess I win.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Covering your tank in bushes doesn't do shit for AB
                You can easily get bushes as a free player, moron wtf are you talking about?
                Just play a single event and sell the resources you make and you'll get 2-3 bushes out of it.
                > Max your keen vision, use your binoculars,then just wait till the cross is green and fire.
                How the fuck is that a good thing lmao
                >Not really.
                Yes really, mr green crosshair.
                >I was just using that as an example of the latest screeching from the RB players. But it means nothing in AB.
                The screeching of others also means nothing for our conversation.
                >I'm in this conversation,
                Good, talk for yourself, gay.
                >I'm giving you my reasons why I think AB is better.
                The only point you made is
                >"it's easier and I'm a retard hurrdurr"
                Which, is like half a point, really.
                >And you're not actually defending RB, so I guess I win.
                Why would I "defend" RB against shit neither you nor me has said? You just quoted people who allegedly exist.
                Am I supposed to say now
                >wow all those AB players really think AB sucks dick and constantly whine that tanks are way too fast and feel silly, also wow, aim assist, they really hate being treated like they're 12
                What the fuck kind of point would that make?
                Who taught you to argue like that? Your mother?
                Seriously where are you from? Is that some kind of asian or indian thing? Normal people generally don't talk like that and don't pretend they've made a point when they do.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Just play a single event and sell the resources you make and you'll get 2-3 bushes out of it.
                Or I just play AB and I don't have to fuck around with any of that.
                >How the fuck is that a good thing lmao
                Click button, tank go boom, what's the problem?
                >Yes really, mr green crosshair.
                No, in fact not at all. I've played RB.
                In real tanks the driver and gunner are not the same person who's going to hop in a plane and go chasing the guy that just killed him when he dies. Heavy tanks can call in artillery too, and there's infantry everywhere.
                There is nothing realistic about realistic battles. Especially not the tactics.
                >>"it's easier and I'm a retard hurrdurr"
                It's not easier. You can't just camp in a bush and wait till you see movement, you have to move, you have to have a plan.
                >Am I supposed to say now
                You're supposed to say why RB is better, and you're not.

                i used to play the T-44 in AB, shit was a fucking beast.
                The only ppl you hear bitching are Tier 6-7 players bc yeah it’s fucking bad up there. I find joy in playing SPAA and cucking lvl20s that bought the new premium plane that is probably gonna get nerfed in 2 month.

                I hear a lot of bitching on youtube. Almost all of it sounds like it would be solved by playing AB.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >I hear a lot of bitching on youtube. Almost all of it sounds like it would be solved by playing AB.
                Are you such a retard that you can’t consider that some people prefer playing RB because they just like the game mode more?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                If they prefer it so much why do they keep bitching about it?
                Because I'm still not hearing a defense of RB.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Or I just play AB and I don't have to fuck around with any of that.
                You can use it to buy other shit you can use in AB you mental midget.
                Or you can not care. Either way, your point of
                >le hecking paypigs with their bushes
                Was retarded.
                >Click button, tank go boom, what's the problem?
                Pic related.
                >No, in fact not at all. I've played RB.
                Then why do you keep on quoting strangers who may or may not exist instead of giving your own opinions?
                Do you have any idea how weird that is?
                >In real tanks the driver and gunner are not the same person who's going to hop in a plane and go chasing the guy that just killed him when he dies.
                Changes little about the gameplay and it's still more realistic than AB.
                >There is nothing realistic about realistic battles. Especially not the tactics.
                Nobody has claimed they're realistic, I like playing SB a lot and it's certainly more realistic than RB.
                But RB is also absolutely more realistic than AB, you fucktard and that was the only thing anybody ever alleged about that.
                >It's not easier. You can't just camp in a bush and wait till you see movement, you have to move, you have to have a plan.
                Kek you're such a delusional brainlet, I see why you play Russian tanks now.
                >You're supposed to say why RB is better, and you're not.
                What the fuck?
                What's "better" is completely up to taste. Do you expect me to argue you into believing that RB is more fun for you?
                Are you retarded?
                Are you trying to do that with me with AB?
                What the fuck is wrong with you anon?

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Either way, your point of
                >>le hecking paypigs with their bushes
                >Was retarded.
                No it isn't. The fact is that RB is pay to win FAR more than AB, because RB isn't balanced, AB is.
                >Then why do you keep on quoting strangers who may or may not exist instead of giving your own opinions?
                Says the guy who is yet to give an opinion to the guy who has given several.
                >Changes little about the gameplay and it's still more realistic than AB.
                No it isn't. It changes everything about the gameplay becuase it's stupid and you can't do it in AB.
                >Nobody has claimed realistic battles are realistic
                Derp
                >I see why you play Russian tanks now.
                Because picrel.
                >Do you expect me to argue you into believing that RB is more fun for you?
                No I expect you to make your fucking case, which you are not.
                You are not saying anything about why you or anyone else should play RB.

                I've been playing for like 8 years and I still haven't played a single modern tank.
                Tank warfare after WWII isn't fun and I'd wish they'd cut off the cold war tanks from matchmaking with WWII tanks so I could play late war tanks.

                I like the modern tanks. T-80BVM is fun, though T-90M isn't. Abrams is fun. ADATS is memish but fun.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >No it isn't. The fact is that RB is pay to win FAR more than AB, because RB isn't balanced, AB is.
                It's not pay to win if you can easily get it for free you retard.
                >Says the guy who is yet to give an opinion to the guy who has given several.
                An opinion on what? Feel free to ask me a question about my opinions if they mean so much to you. I was correcting you about facts, you fucking brainlet. Why the fuck would you care about my opinions? I'm a stranger online.
                >No it isn't. It changes everything about the gameplay becuase it's stupid and you can't do it in AB.
                Still objectively more realistic.
                >Derp
                There's a difference between an absolute and a gradiation.
                As in, realistic battles are not realistic, obviously, but they're more realistic than arcade battles.
                How is that too difficult for you?
                >Because picrel.
                Because you have the mentality of a Black.
                >No I expect you to make your fucking case, which you are not.
                For what purpose if not to convince you it's more fun?
                What the hell?
                What is the goal of me making my case supposed to be here?
                >You are not saying anything about why you or anyone else should play RB.
                I do because I like it more.
                Why would I be emotionally invested in making you like it more?
                Is that what people on /v/ do all day? God that's retarded

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >It's not pay to win
                Are we still talking about War Thunder?
                >Still not a single reason RB is better than AB
                >Being able to get in a plane after you die and go back for revenge is more realistic than not being able to do that
                This is trolling.
                >Nonono, I meant realistic battles are not realistic
                Lol.
                >Because you have the mentality of a Black.
                A Black that loves tanks.

                I don't you actually even play. I think you're just gnomish.

                Well, gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
                Also your KV with that big lower glacis is food for German cannons, it's actually frustrating how many people i see not shooting there, but going for the driver port or cheeks.

                >gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
                True. True.
                >Also your KV with that big lower glacis is food for German cannon
                Yeah, Panzer IV F2's gun is made of pure bullshit. Through 3 dead tanks and a brick wall and it still pens my mantlet.
                But that's all they get.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Are we still talking about War Thunder?
                Bushes fucking aren't.
                The rest of your post is just a /v/ cope.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >You can easily get bushes as a free player
                Bullshit.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Let me tell you a secret.
                If you played actively for a while, even while not being a paypig, you'll probably have unlocked some bushes.
                Go to the 3.0 StuH, apply those.
                Learn to use the rangefinder and then snipe people at large ranges.
                You'll have 80mm of armor in a BR range where quite a lot of tanks don't even have that much pen at point blank. Long range means they can't flank and noobs suck at long range shots, especially when you've attached some foliage.
                The only disadvantage is the reload time and that the shells have a massive drop since you're firing 105mm HEAT shells, which have a shitton of explosive filler, so sometimes you get a doublekill just through collateral damage. Your HE round has 22mm of pen as well, so sometimes you can just use that and shoot vaguely near an enemy tank to kill it since 2.0 tanks actually have quite a lot of parts with only 20mm of armor and you will get matched up against them sometimes.
                It's disgusting, but you'll talk out of most games with about 10 kills and 0 deaths. If you need a Rank III vehicle for challenges and events in your line-up, use the 3.0 Me410.
                You don't even need to kill something with it, just make sure you suicide out and use it and your match will count as a RIII battle. Very useful for grinding through events or missions with conditions like a certain number of kills.
                Be aware that if you forget to suicide out and survive the entire battle with your StuH it'll count as an RII battle for these purposes.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Obviously that was meant for me so I'll reply.
                Orrrrrrrrrr... I just play AB, get a kickarse brawl on an urban map where it's all about antipating the enemy and thinking in advance while reacting quickly to changing circumstances.
                You want to play who's better at using the rangefinder and grinding out the free bushes, go ahead.
                My point is that it's not realistic at all, and nobody seems to actually enjoy it, all I hear from RB players is bitching.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                i used to play the T-44 in AB, shit was a fucking beast.
                The only ppl you hear bitching are Tier 6-7 players bc yeah it’s fucking bad up there. I find joy in playing SPAA and cucking lvl20s that bought the new premium plane that is probably gonna get nerfed in 2 month.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Obviously that was meant for me so I'll reply.
                No?
                It was meant for the guy I replied to.
                Are you mentall ill?

                Thanks. I did actually paypig for 4x bushes and I've played the StuH a bunch. I prefer to use it on the city maps because of the shell drop that you mentioned. It will one shot most tanks. Lately I'd rather just drive around with the Puma and scout until I can get in a plane. So many people are focused on just holding W and going straight at the enemy in the most common tanks.

                >Thanks. I did actually paypig for 4x bushes
                If you ever wanna buy something again, just do some quick maffs to figure out if the first vehicle you unlock in an event gets you more if you sell it or if selling the resources will give you more (the prices will be ridiculously high at the beginning and get higher again near the end), nearly always the resources are worth more though.
                Sell em, make a couple hundred GJC, make golden eagles out of them and you can buy enough shit with that.
                >I prefer to use it on the city maps because of the shell drop that you mentioned
                Range finder + set the elevation for the turret on your mousewheel so you can hit the rangefinder, get a number like ~600, immediately scroll to 600 and shoot about where the enemy is without issues while aiming directly at it.
                90% of the people play the game for years and use neither of those things for some reason (probably because a lot don't know those options exist and you have to manually set keys for them to use them properly), but both give a massive advantage.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Thanks. I did actually paypig for 4x bushes and I've played the StuH a bunch. I prefer to use it on the city maps because of the shell drop that you mentioned. It will one shot most tanks. Lately I'd rather just drive around with the Puma and scout until I can get in a plane. So many people are focused on just holding W and going straight at the enemy in the most common tanks.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                W hold until you see red
                Click when you see green
                Then S until the circle is complete.
                Repeat.
                It's the perfect plan.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Let me vent here. The zero has no business in 3.3. yes It turns good but other than that It has an 860 HP engine. The premium HellCat Is at 3.0 with a 2,697HP engine. And a top speed 150 km/h above the Zero. The Italian MC205 series 1 is at 3.7 with a 1500HP engine and an armament of shitty Vickers . 50 Cal and 2 7.7mm. WTF

        Same Br Russians have a La-5F with twin 20mm

        The game Is badly balance towards the "good guys". No wonder nobody plays minor nations

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          No, it's because most of the people who play those better planes are fucking retards who try and circle-turnfight zeroes and cry to gaijoob when they get dumpstered, then gaygarden gnomes sees the high-performing stats on the zeroes and decide to bump them up again.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        When I played, I would use 2.3 American drifto tanko no one sleep in Tokyo and get in with 4.0 tanks. Is it even worse now?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      OP is right in that the game is shit, doesn't matter what nation you play. The gameplay is garbage designed to fry your dopamine receptors and get you hooked. Literally everything they add these days is designed purely to increase frustration and make you pay money. The gameplay is the same stale garbage it's been since day 1, except now they've added a metric ton of much shit on top of it. The rock paper scissors CAS bullshit, the RNG, constant balance changes to fuck with players, pay to win, broken economy, rampant bugs and awful map design make the game unbearable.
      Fuck this game, I've been off it for a year and a half and have no intention of going back. Hopefully GHPC delivers and actual enjoyable tank game so I can get my fix that way.

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Alright gays, post ye lineups.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Literally just PzIV H with some planes right now because I'm grinding for the proto-panther.
      Also steam screenshots cut out the lineup section for me for some reason lmao

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Stugs are extremely fun to play and since the front armor is volumetric hell you can take some shots, as long they don't aim for the driver port.

        The proto panther has 0 armor btw, if you play like a normal Panther you're fucked.

        I put big Taiwan flags to annoy the CCP bots.

        Funny, i get tk'd when i'm on my J-8B because gays can't differentiate videogames to rl.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I don't understand stug love. Sooner or later they have to look at you to fire, then you just shoot just right of the barrel and they're fucked.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            The thing is that Stugs are pretty wide, so it pivots really fast. One of my tricks is to just jiggle and wait for them to shoot, so volumetric can do it's magic and bounce.
            Also that 75mm at 4.0 is just sealclubbing, you can take it to 5.0 and it still kill kick ass.

            The Stug F at 3.3 has the same cannon and shell.

            >The proto panther has 0 armor btw, if you play like a normal Panther you're fucked.
            I don't really play the panthers because they're at a dumb BR range where heavy frontal armor is meaningless because you hit people with 300mm pen at all ranges.

            5.3 is a good BR for the Panther D, because you can bounce pretty much anything from 5.3/5.7.
            Now if you get uptiered to 6.3, ye fucked, specially against IS-2's and other annoying HEAT slingers.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >One of my tricks is to just jiggle and wait for them to shoot,
              I don't know who that's working on but it's not me in my KV. I smoosh stugs constantly.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Well, gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
                Also your KV with that big lower glacis is food for German cannons, it's actually frustrating how many people i see not shooting there, but going for the driver port or cheeks.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Well, gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
                Name a single nation where that isn't the case and I'll show (You) a liar.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Unironically? Being completely real with you?
                Sweden, Italy and China mains are some of the best players i've seen on GRB in my experience.

                Always being helpful with the team, giving cover and helping with repairs. Hell i even had some guy in a Ariete towing out of the enemy line of sight.

                The "big tree" are usually made up of retards, paypigs and other types of gays that don't know what "teamplay" is.

                >It's not pay to win
                Are we still talking about War Thunder?
                >Still not a single reason RB is better than AB
                >Being able to get in a plane after you die and go back for revenge is more realistic than not being able to do that
                This is trolling.
                >Nonono, I meant realistic battles are not realistic
                Lol.
                >Because you have the mentality of a Black.
                A Black that loves tanks.

                I don't you actually even play. I think you're just gnomish.

                [...]
                >gotta account that most German mains are fucking retarded.
                True. True.
                >Also your KV with that big lower glacis is food for German cannon
                Yeah, Panzer IV F2's gun is made of pure bullshit. Through 3 dead tanks and a brick wall and it still pens my mantlet.
                But that's all they get.

                Pz4F2 and Stug 4 are just too strong for it's respective BR's, but at the same time they should stay there, otherwise they'll become food for early cold-war shit.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Pz4F2 and Stug 4 are just too strong for it's respective BR's,
                Man you suck so hard at the game lmao
                One is a paper cannon, the other no turret, no side armor and clear weakspots.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >The proto panther has 0 armor btw, if you play like a normal Panther you're fucked.
          I don't really play the panthers because they're at a dumb BR range where heavy frontal armor is meaningless because you hit people with 300mm pen at all ranges.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I swear I'm not a vatnik

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        POV: You're a Ukrainian rolling up on an abandoned Russian position in a VW hatchback.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        https://i.imgur.com/jExbNrj.png

        >4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
        Skill issue, just coming out of a 12 kill game

        https://i.imgur.com/8WOozVx.png

        Alright gays, post ye lineups.

        Wait, you guys have planes in your lineups?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Think they're for revenge bombing when you know where the dude who just killed you is chilling. Not my lineups though.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            If you're good you can get 4 kills with 4 50kg bombs at 3.0 BR.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous
      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        bro, your frogfoot?

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Kek ill purchase it next sale but i already have ka50 for cas

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            your tech tree frogfoot?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I miss when this game was good. Old guard who still pops in to fuck around occasionally. At least the Israel tree added some fun bantz for a few days. Hard to believe it's been over 10 years now.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I'm still having fun playing the game, even after all those years. I just don't have as much time as I did back then. I can't imagine spending so much time grinding events nowadays as I did for the IS-7.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I still do too, but by now the lack of mission variety (and myriad other flaws aside) drains my interest too fast to enjoy much. Only 1 friend still plays, just as infrequently. Once in a blue moon though we squad up and terrorize low-tier air battles as Cipher + Pixy.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous
    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Bought the Porsche Tiger way back when it was introduced, no bully.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      8 M2s make my pp the big pp

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I put big Taiwan flags to annoy the CCP bots.

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i like war thunder for low tier dogfighting and virtual museum stuff. hate top tier hate MBTs and fuck helis.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I've been playing for like 8 years and I still haven't played a single modern tank.
      Tank warfare after WWII isn't fun and I'd wish they'd cut off the cold war tanks from matchmaking with WWII tanks so I could play late war tanks.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I suggested GHPC because it's another tank game with decent penetration mechanics, I didn't say it would kill war thunder.

        >cut off the cold war tanks from matchmaking with WWII tanks
        I would love this, but Gaijin would never do it. I just want to play my Tiger II against IS-2's and prototype allied heavy tanks, not get raped by ATGMs and sabots.

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    War thunder is a pretty cool accessible game I used to spend a lot of time in the plane test drive fooling around too. The shitty monetization shitty game design/balance and shitty mechanics killed it for me though. Fix even one of those and it'd have been playable.
    >Require years of grinding to finish a tree
    >Game modes are as basic as possible ajd on the worst maps possible
    >Armor pen calculations are a joke turning small weak plates into strongest armor on a tank
    >Physics causes your tank to vibrate if one track is higher than another

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i love the game but you cant take it too seriously. wheeled vehicles are meta in that game because of how the game mechanics work, which is contrary to reality.

    i mostly play air battles, it's way more fun. it's like DCS-lite

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I still haven't played a single air battle. Occasionally I'll get in a plane in ground AB, my plane just immediately disintegrates because I've got no idea what the fuck I'm doing, then go back to playing tanks.

      Unironically? Being completely real with you?
      Sweden, Italy and China mains are some of the best players i've seen on GRB in my experience.

      Always being helpful with the team, giving cover and helping with repairs. Hell i even had some guy in a Ariete towing out of the enemy line of sight.

      The "big tree" are usually made up of retards, paypigs and other types of gays that don't know what "teamplay" is.

      [...]
      Pz4F2 and Stug 4 are just too strong for it's respective BR's, but at the same time they should stay there, otherwise they'll become food for early cold-war shit.

      >Pz4F2 and Stug 4 are just too strong for it's respective BR's
      Like I said, I stomp stugs. Stug IVs don't bother me. Hetzers kinda bother me because they're tiny little ratbags, but stugs are just fodder.
      But the F2, probably 20% of the deaths I've had.

      Well, some people are already claiming it's a WT killer, but like i said, they are completely different games and there's no MP yet.

      When they add MP and start having to deal with retarded claims and complaints from the playerbase, then we will see if it's a real WT killer or not.

      Also i'll leave this gem here as an example of what i'm talking about.

      I don't know, I watched Spookston's vid on it, it looked like a microprose game from the 90s. I wasn't impressed.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >my plane just immediately disintegrates because I've got no idea what the fuck I'm doing
        once you learn how it's insanely fun. unironically air is more skill based because you cant camp. it's all maneuvering and strategy.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          That's probably true, but I like tanks.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Hetzers have weak af lower glacis and if you shoot below their cannon you might get a trapshot, it's hard, but possible.
        Or just do like i used to and bring up the 152mm HE of doom.

        I tried GHPC once, i liked what i saw, but it didn't hooked me.

        >Pz4F2 and Stug 4 are just too strong for it's respective BR's,
        Man you suck so hard at the game lmao
        One is a paper cannon, the other no turret, no side armor and clear weakspots.

        I didn't claimed i was dying all the time for them, i just meant that i curbstomp with them, hell i get aces with the Stug G constantly.
        So i feel like they're strong for the BR, ofc you can think otherwise.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >Or just do like i used to and bring up the 152mm HE of doom
          That's what I do too! But they hide under rocks and shit because they're so low to the ground. They exist just to track me.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Practice hitting their machineguns, or just hit the ground next to them, they have ZERO armor on the sides anyway.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Has anyone actually seen someone take WWII planes to a jet match? Like they got a single rank 6-7 premium that they didn't know how to fly, then decided to jump in with like a bunch of 1930s biplanes for the rest of their lineup?

      How entertaining was the show of biplanes getting seal clubbed, is what I'm asking.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        To get "God Mode" reward, which is like 50k SL.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        i've a good player take a P-51H into a high tier jet match. Thats the lightweight variant with the supercharger, i think one of the fastest prop aircraft in the game.

        Anyways, he killed like 2 mig-19's and a mig-21 because he knew how to dogfight and they didnt. And also because props are harder to get a missile lock on. I went back into the replay and I personally witnessed him, TWICE, stall his engine and roll his exhaust stack out of view to make the missiles lose track.

        Eventually he died to a wing fire, when someone lobbed a radar missile at him.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Sometimes me and a friend will queue up with me in a biplane and him in a higher tier plane, sometimes i can clown on people and get a kill or two but usually i just dick around and act as a retard magnet for my team. we usually win because enough people get out of position to try and fight me, which is the funniest shit.
        I'll never give them a cent, but playing the game wrong is a lot of fun.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        My friend killed an A-10 in a P-26A-33, my other friend was baiting an A-10 to go vertical and he just swooped in with his P-26 and gunned down everything.
        The only reason he was in an P-26A was because he was new and bought the A-10 premium because we tricked them into playing War Thunder but selected the wrong plane at the hangar by accident.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        back in the olden days when there was only like 3 jets, we had one friend who had a sabre, but the rest of us were tier 3 or so with planes. we took out i-15 with rockets (the gucci level 1 one) against a team of jets. you can turn on a dime and if they line up on you, you punch off some ffars and hope they hit. very fun but you will die

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Has anyone actually seen someone take WWII planes to a jet match? Like they got a single rank 6-7 premium that they didn't know how to fly, then decided to jump in with like a bunch of 1930s biplanes for the rest of their lineup?
        When the A-10 first came out I was killing them in ww2 props in simulator battles. In air RB 3rd person camera simply gives them too much awareness much of the time.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          With how much they fucked the F8F's flight model and engine performance because of gay 109's complaining the F4U-4B outperforms it in most areas.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It just takes so much grinding to get past all the prop planes that most people rightfully give up and play something else.

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >people complain RB is unbalanced, there is pay2win, [insert more excuses]
    >these are the same people celebrating the unbalance and pay2win equipment in Ukraine right now

    lmao

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    New to jets. I am finding it impossible to shoot down planes in jets past 9.0. I can hit shit even with the crappy 23mm and 37mm handily enough but at 10.3 with the much superior American 20mm I just cannot land a shot even at planes 300mm away. It's driving me crazy, I can get 5 kills using the Yak-3 so it's not like I never knew how to aim, I just am struggling so much with the difference in how these more modern planes handle, it's killing me.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Get into a solo mission or the try-out option and just fly around.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Oh yea those soviet 23mm and 30mm have low velocity, so they're dogshit to aim. It will take a lot of practice for you to hit.

      But when you start hitting with them, it's usually one shots.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Get into a solo mission or the try-out option and just fly around.

        I feel like a lot of shit I used to do naturally needs a lot more brain power now, shit like inertia and training to know the distance of the target + my shells velocity needs to be properly calculated whereas I used to be able to eyeball it nigh-perfectly in props. Hopefully some more practice.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      what nation are you in? certain nations have dead-zones where the planes just suck at a certain point. if its killing you, just go down a tier and switch back to jets once you skip over the bad ones.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      23s and 37s on the early soviet jets hit like trucks but do require experience leading. One tip is to not zoom in when shooting with those guns, the lead is such that you usually can't keep your point of aim and enemy on screen together, learn to shoot zoomed out with them.

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    luv me warthunder

    simple as

  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Prendergast or Plagis Spitfire?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Plagis Spitifire is way better, it's a turnfighter and can outclimb most of it's opposition. prendergast is only good if you like to BnZ

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Sounds good to me.

  13. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I don't know who needs to hear this but War Thunder will never become a better game. Gaijin will not fix any of the frustrating shit or improve any game modes. I played the game for about three years without seeing any meaningful improvement. War Thunder exists to be Gaijin's cash cow, and as long as the game continues to make money, Gaijin does not see any problems. If you are not satisfied with the current state of the game, then there is simply no reason to continue playing. More vehicles may be added, but the game will never actually become any better. If you are not having fun, just uninstall the game and find something better. You will not be missing anything.

    At the risk of sounding like a Ukraine shill, this is a very Russian sort of approach to game design. I've seen the same thing happen with Eagle Dynamics and DCS, where core features like AI have been neglected since the game's inception in favor of creating new virtual toys for people to spend their money on.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Yukari

      I've never put my hands on WT but I've watched Spookston since 2017. WT sounds eerily like Armored Warfare, it would be abandonware if it wasn't for the considerable marketing campaign and the fact that it fills a niche in multi player tank games.
      In fact, the US servers only lasted six months from the start of the open beta, EU servers lasted a little longer. The Russian servers were the only ones that remained very active for the 3 years until the server merge, Russian players fucking love that unfinished mess of a broken game and they'll TK you for not being Russian.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I took a look at Armored Warfare's Steam page, and it actually looks MORE polished than War Thunder. IFV's being able to dismount infantry is something that will never, ever be added to WT. The Type 16 seems to be the exact same model as the one in WT too.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I've played AW for a number of years, take it from me, it's not worth it. It used to be a great game, now it's trash.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Yukari

          You DON'T want infantry in TW or GHPC
          the way AW introduced infantry broke the game. The infantry don't change depending on tiers, so at low tiers (1-4) you get infantry wielding AT-4s doing 800 pts of damage to your 1200 hitpoint vehicle when you drive around a corner.
          I am convinced not a single tank game on the market knows how to put infantry in without it sucking ass, and it's why I've stuck to ArmA 3 despite its lackluster tank gameplay.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Remember when they first introduced infantry and the AT ones had infinite range? That shit was wild.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Yukari

              I wasn't there for that, I played long enough in the post 2020 schizophrenia (fucking futuristic airship campaigns, what is this a cross between Combat Arms and Crimson Skies?) to give up immediately. I lost 13 games in a row at tier 9 that night.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                You missed out. My and my clan used to grief in the chally 1 back when everyone spammed it at tier 7, and set all the enemy challies on fire because external fuel tank fires were a thing and no-one knew the chally had hidden tanks in front of the tracks. Tier 6 used to be ultra balanced though, it was the perfect game for a while, then they tried to rebalance the entire fucking game, a plan that was headed by someone that went on to work for Wargaming.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      True. I played from the very moment tanks went open to the public, stopped playing for good about 3-4 years ago. I came to the same conclusions.

      It's a game with lots of potential that will never be realized. It will shamble along until people stop paying, but it won't change. Although if people pay, why should they?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      That's the deliberate business model with these F2P games, more vehicles = more painful grinding= more people paying money.

  14. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I've played enough hours of WT to justify my purchases. Air RB and Air SB are the two modes where you can have consistent fun. Overall not a bad game 8/10, best game in genre, do not recommend.

  15. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Take it from me, as a person who has grinded up to Tier VII Ground, Air AND Naval for USA, USSR & Germany, and near-top tier for Japan, Sweden, France & Great Britain, that WT is a good game up to a certain point. And that point for Ground is 6.7. After 6.7 the game loses its magic and becomes a reactions-based shooter where fast, light tanks dominate and armor literally means nothing. Air can be fun even up to 11.3, as I fucking love my F-14 and Mig-23. Even Naval is decent in my opinion up until 5.7-ish, until Battlecruisers and Battleships absolutely ruin Naval for anyone who doesn't have them. And even for those that do have BC's & BB's, Russian ones just delete everything else for no reason. Seriously, Russian 305mm shells have more penetration and explosive mass than the fucking USS Arizona's 14 inch (356mm) guns, and the Arizona is stuck with a 50 second fucking long reload while the Kronshtadt has a 20 second reload.

    I added up some figures for all the shit I've done in War Thunder and found out that "technically", the rare vehicles I've earned without paying throughout my 8 years or so of WT, are worth $5,888 on the current market. And then the amount of actual money I've spent on premium tanks totals $1,963. I like to say to myself well, it's over 8 years so it's not that bad. But then I also have to figure in Premium account and GE purchases and I get very depressed and don't want to share that number.

    So in closing, War Thunder can be a fun and great game until a certain point. Start out as a free to play player and at least grind to rank 3 before deciding to buy any premium vehicles. The following statement will probably irritate some sensitive people, but buying premium vehicles does not give you a more powerful vehicle over a free to play player (with a few exceptions like the American T28 or the German Ru 251). They're there mostly to help you grind faster, and that's it.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      $2000/(8*12) = $21/month.
      That's a fast food meal and a six-pack of craft beer. It is a lot of money, but it is comparable to normal hobby or entertainment expenses.

  16. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    > 4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
    This.
    I used to play the StuG 3 G with the BF-109F4 almost exclusively. It was the only BR that I found fun. A couple months ago they completely fucked it. Now you get 4.7 or 5.0 games 75% of the time. In the past you would get 4.0 and 3.7 pretty much exclusively. Saddens me because I created a Squadron for LARP with my friends and even applied a beautiful set of camouflage bushes on my Sturmgeschütz. I would average 8+ kills a game using ambush tactics against Sherman’s on 3.7 and 4.0. But now all I fight are KV-85’s and T34-85’s. I wish I could go back to last year when I could play all night and be immersed getting 12+ kills on French and German maps. Sad

  17. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I want you guys to know that if you main Italy in this game, you are a true hero.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Anybody who drives that overpowered piece of shit of a light wagon with the gun from the 60s in a br populated by tanks from the 30s is a piece of shit.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        NEVER I NEVER DID THAT!

        I DON'T USE ANY STRANGE UNREALISTIC ITALIAN CAR IN BATTLES

        NOT ONLY THAT BUT I DON'T USE ANY AMERICAN WW2 VEHICLE IN THE ITALIAN TREE BECAUSE IT FEELS WRONG AT ALL LEVELS.

        FOR THIS REASON I AM STUCK AT 4.0 AND I AM NOT GONNA CHANGE LINE UP TILL I REACH 8.7

        YOU SHOULD APOLOGIZE FOR EVEN MENTION SUCH LOW LIFE IN MY PRESENCE

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >m4a4

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Not my fault.

  18. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Anything early game that wasn't Russian was shit and not worth using
    >KV-2 spam was endless

  19. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Thirdie game, only vatmorons/queers play this shit.

  20. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >4.0 isn't fun or viable anymore
    Skill issue, just coming out of a 12 kill game

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Why are you trying to get this Russian spyware and botnet infrastructure distributed to PrepHole? No one wants your stupid fucking game. There are boards for video games. This is not one and your botnet is not PrepHole

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >spyware and botnet infrastructure
        >your botnet is not PrepHole
        your tinfoil hat a bit tight today?

        I agree it's the wrong board but I don't care, I didnt make the thread. I like to shit on wehraboos. Their incompetence is one of the biggest memes of the game.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >he needs a lineup to get 12 kills
      lol

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Not having a lineup opens you up to getting Gaijined more or getting screwed by map.

        >dont bring lineup
        >get bombed
        >return to hangar

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Handholding, the tank
        >copelord settings
        yeah i'm revenge-bombing you nuttin personnel

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          it was the middle of an event where you tryhard as much as possible to get it done as fast as possible
          https://streamable.com/00g0os
          I usually play on max settings - antialiasing

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            They has ram damage now?

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              you could always crush little shitter tanks like this

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I genuinely feel sorry for all you clowns using ULQ to minmax.
        The game looks actually pretty amazing right now at 4k movie settings, but you cuck yourself into playing something that looks like vanilla Operation Flashpoint.
        If you want to play competitively then you're playing the wrong game.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          game still looks ugly even at high settings though

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >vatnigs PC can't handle the game
            lmao

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              nah not a vatnik
              it's a VDV tank so I'll use a Z
              my T-64BV has a wolfsangel on it

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >looks like vanilla operation flashpoint
          wow, it does
          OFP had anti aliasing though iirc

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        ok dogegirl

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >triple digit yellow ping
          lol stop being retarded dogeguy

          ah shit I've been found

          >>bad spalling, aim better
          >just roll the dice better next time
          >>a stun to get the killshot
          stunlocks are moron tier game mechanics
          >>wait for cone to get smaller is gay and retardation
          >worse RNG than WoT is ok because I can't see the cone
          >mixed battles are fine, get in an aircraft and shoot down sitting duck planes with 3 tons of dead weight strapped to them if you hate em that much
          it welfare for shitters and kind of undermines every "but its more realistic" excuse used for every other un-fun game design choice. it's unjustified and lazy design that no one likes.
          >>I said hit detection is odd, but conceptually fine with the tracking dart being weird in a logical sense
          RNG rendering is fine though. I see.

          oh and to add, I'm not defending gaijin, I'm defending the game itself.
          gaijin are greedy morons holding the makings of a great game hostage

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >yankeespammer who can't afford proper internet is a furry
            sasuga, US Army

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              I'm not a furry though
              why do people keep saying that

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Skill issue
      There are literally no 4.0 panzers in the game anymore you brainlet.

      >War Thunder
      [...]
      [...]
      Advertising is not permitted here. War Thunder is Russian spyware and a botnet chabbel
      Gaijin Entertainment was founded in Russia in 2002 by Anton and Kirill Yudintsev.

      Hi tourist.
      Bye tourist.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >yankeemoron thinks 12 kills are impressive
      >thinks German 4.0 tanks even exist
      About the level of competence I expect, really.

      https://i.imgur.com/cZQQcXL.jpg

      Is there still any way to get the Panther II?

      Maybe in an event again eventually.

      https://i.imgur.com/phbt73h.jpg

      >My best was a 25kill with the amx13 where I just sat behind a building near the enemy A point and hit side-shots using solidAP all game
      This is the reason why I think WoT take more skill to play well.
      Still shit game though.

      >tanks with HP bars
      that just kills the whole concept for me.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Skill issue
        There are literally no 4.0 panzers in the game anymore you brainlet.
        [...]
        Hi tourist.
        Bye tourist.

        4.0 German tanks don't exist
        because they were all moved to 3.7
        they managed to get a fucking panzer 4 H to 3.7, the absolute state of German players

        Is prop-plane dogfighting still fun in this? Low-to-mid tier aerial and naval matches were the most fun parts of this game to me. Haven't played in ages, be a shame if they gutted those aspects.

        yes it's fun
        but prepare to fight entire teams of 1 off prototype vehicles since they're premiums and Thus most players use them to grind

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >4.0 German tanks don't exist
          >because they were all moved to 3.7
          The adjustment was correct, putting them into Rank II wasn't and makes doing medium missions with them impossible. Also that's just 1 model you brainlet.
          Also that webm lmao how fucking bad is that moron at aiming when he has all the time in the world?
          Stand still retard.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            look closely at where the crosshair was
            it was squarely in the middle of the panther
            but two shots ghost shelled because Russians can't code a netcode worth shit

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Get a better connection, bub ;^)

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Russians can't code a rendering system either

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                The netcode has always worked on my machine, might be an issue with where you are specifically.
                As for rendering, I think that's actually intended. Vehicles have visibility scores and depending on the environment, range and what you use to look at them in which magnification and mode they aren't visible.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                the fuck is this, WoT?
                if I can see something, it should be fucking visible

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                It's probably implemented so people can't do that dumb shit where they turn graphics all the way down to get a massive advantage quite as much.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                the fuck is this, WoT?
                if I can see something, it should be fucking visible

                it's their half-way implemented anti-wallhack measures, where if you're not supposed to see it, it's not rendered
                it obviously really, really struggles with working correctly at longer reason which i'm pretty certain is a big reason why all the maps are so fucking tiny

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >which i'm pretty certain is a big reason why all the maps are so fucking tiny
                That's just due to the playerbase being brainlets who can't handle long ranges and needing to wait a minute before the shooting starts.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                it struggles at every range. I've seen it lose its mind because of picket fences. Gaijin just employs some actual doorknob licking retards.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >triple digit yellow ping
              lol stop being retarded dogeguy

  21. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I just drew underage furry porn to afford more Golden Eagles
    What should I buy?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      depends
      show it

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Some rope. Maybe a stool.

  22. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is there still any way to get the Panther II?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      No. You can however get a Panther F

  23. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >I'm good at video games
    My best was a 25kill with the amx13 where I just sat behind a building near the enemy A point and hit side-shots using solidAP all game (and had to reload twice).

    Being good at the game means you're playing the map, the BR, your opponents and not dying to an angry autist on respawn.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >My best was a 25kill with the amx13 where I just sat behind a building near the enemy A point and hit side-shots using solidAP all game
      This is the reason why I think WoT take more skill to play well.
      Still shit game though.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >allowed the cannon to depress through the turret top
        I see not only soviets developed this technology

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          lel. I think it's more like this.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            I love that lil tank in WoT

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I don't think either tank game has appreciably more skill than the other. WoT has the two problems of HP meaning you generally cannot kill an enemy in fewer than 4-5 shots, and RNG where perfect play can result in whiffed shots. Played both for hundreds of hours, playing neither now.

        I do like the WT damage approach a little better because smaller cannons with followup shots are viable and there is only a marginal advantage to having a bigger "per shot damage/alpha"

  24. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is prop-plane dogfighting still fun in this? Low-to-mid tier aerial and naval matches were the most fun parts of this game to me. Haven't played in ages, be a shame if they gutted those aspects.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I find rank 2 to be the most fun in both ground and air. Mostly 1942 vehicles and classic warbirds. Lots of variety in play styles. Rank 1 is a little more constrained, but can still be fun.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      sort of
      air RB is still fucked with bomber fags that space climb and fighter fags that just camp on their airfield
      they boosted airfield AA so much its basically impossible to kill campers now
      gaijin is the gayest dev of all time

  25. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Funny but true.

  26. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >crew stunlocks
    >completely disable tanks by denting guns
    >have to grind for fire extinguishers and the ability to repair anything
    >pop in at every range, on every map, often only after the enemy tank has fired
    thanks I hate it

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >crew stunlocks
      your driver has a 76mm hole in his chest
      it'll take some time for your commander to replace him
      >cannon and barrel torture
      just reverse away

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >radio operator stubs his toe
        >entire crew needs to abandon their stations to look for bandaids
        >the loader can't be fucked to reload the gun and the gunner can't be bothered to fire it
        ok

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Sounds like your crew's a bunch of pussies. I've seen mine take a 7,5cm shot right in the middle of them and have most of them just shrug it off.

  27. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i still just can't get over how hyped I was for tanks when first released, how I thought WoT was finally finished, and now so many years later I'm 100% of the opinion that WoT is the better tank video game. it took a lot of changes on WoT's part to get better, and it's WT that made those changes happen, but it's crazy there has been such a stubborn refusal to scrape together a single fun game mode, a single set of fun and fair damage mechanics, or even sensible spawn mechanics.

    WT's fidelity is great but it's not playable, it's got all the polish and balance of a tech demo so it looks cool but simply plays like irredeemable shit.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >health bars
      >crack pipe tanks
      >wait for 10 seconds to be able to aim
      >simplified damage models

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >health bars
        single healthbar instead of a shitload of tiny invisible ones. it's simply a superior game design for arcade and RB game modes. there's enough skill inherent in the armor gameplay and you just need a good set of scouting mechanics for there to be a fun videogame, WT's approach of making sure a hit is not just a kill, it's a stunlock, puts everything into their insanely buggy render culling implementation that is hilariously mogged by WoT's genuinely better scouting mechanics. (broken bullshit like E-25s notwithstanding)
        >crack pipe tanks
        no worse than real vehicles given crack pipe performance, as long as they're actually balanced
        >wait for 10 seconds to be able to aim
        yeah it sucks when low end shit tanks have bad accuracy performance but WT's invisible accuracy RNG is way worse design
        >simplified damage models
        WoT could add hitboxes for every component like WT does and it'd still be the better game for it's
        >matchmaking
        >maps
        >scouting mechanics
        >HP and damage mechanics
        even gaijin seems to acknowledge this with how it approached the naval game design. crew members are just a proxy for HP and that portion of the game is somehow way more fucking fun.

        the only mode that unified HP doesn't belong in is aircraft, for obvious reasons.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >single healthbar instead of a shitload of tiny invisible ones
          Which is bad.
          >arcade
          Hope the anon you replied to will manage to read further than that, because I'm happy you revealed your toddler mindset this early on so I won't.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >Which is bad.
            nah
            >I'm happy you revealed your toddler mindset this early on so I won't.
            ok moron 🙂

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >shitload of tiny invisible ones
          unless you're firing 7.62 MGs, all crew die in one shot.
          and 75+mm cannons will kill any module in one shot
          memorize where crew are if you're playing Britain and don't get to have APHE which oneshots upon penetration if there's enough filler.
          remember, if your gunner is out, your driver is still alive
          if your driver is out, your gunner is still alive
          if both are dead, you're dead anyway, just delayed by 7 seconds (unless they miss the follow up shot)
          >crack pipe performance
          vehicles perform as designed, not as in life.
          of course, this is moronshit with prototype vehicles like the VT1-2 which has an engine that could theoretically bring the tank absurd horsepower but kills the engine very fast
          >invisible RNG
          it's like a meter of dispersion per KM if you aren't using a gun that has an absurdly short barrel
          >matchmaking
          other than schizotheories that may or may not be real regarding getting matched with noobs if you pay, the system is sound, other than at high tiers where it's extremely compressed and you have a mig-15 in the same match as a mig-23
          >maps
          there's good maps, eh maps, and absolute moron maps
          eh maps make up the majority
          and the playerbase is split on what maps are good or not, a big example is the city map vs long range map debate
          a city map encourages short range brawling, stabilizers and maneuverable tanks
          which is great for Shermans and t-34s which have stabilizers and maneuverability in cqc respectively
          while long range maps encourage high power guns, optics and frontal armor, which are good for panthers and tigers.
          guess which sides of the playerbase prefers what?
          >scouting mechanics
          other than the tracking dart being kinda absurd, and scouting detection being iffy, it's a perfectly fine mechanic
          >HP and damage
          refer above
          other than loaders dropping their ammo when they move to an unfilled seat it seems fine to me

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >unless you're firing 7.62 MGs, all crew die in one shot.
            oh but literally every WT apologist insists this isn't the case, so which is it
            >and 75+mm cannons will kill any module in one shot
            which is fine except this is ultimately always just a stunlock
            >memorize where crew are
            doesn't matter when your opponents are (randomly) invisible even when less than 50 meters away
            >vehicles perform as designed, not as in life.
            that'd be fine if it were always true, but there's a lot of room for discretion in that strategy and gaijin has made very creative use of that. napkin tanks are gay and weird but gameplay is more important.
            >it's like a meter of dispersion per KM
            it's no different than the RNG the spergs want to complain about in WoT.
            >the [matchmaking] system is sound
            the BRs are completely insane, adjusted with tarot card readings, and the mixed garage system is a failure (referring to the ability of a player to use both aircraft and tanks in a single match)
            >there's good maps, eh maps, and absolute moron maps
            honestly it's impossible evaluate the maps with the current "spotting system" making a decent match categorically impossible. I think it's fair to say however that WoT's maps are consistently well designed these days even if there are plenty I don't find very interesting.
            >other than the tracking dart being kinda absurd, and scouting detection being iffy, it's a perfectly fine mechanic
            the mechanic is fine if we just ignore all the mechanics? at least WoT's is predictable and actually kind of documented. and i'd actually prefer the dart over a highlighted silhouette even in WoT, but the key mechanic is predictable and rational reasons for an enemy being visible or invisible. WT's visibility rules are so badly implemented it's indistinguishable from lag and random chance.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              1
              >bad spalling, aim better
              2
              >a stun to get the killshot
              3
              >yes gaijin are morongays
              4
              >wait for cone to get smaller is gay and retardation
              5
              >mixed battles are fine, get in an aircraft and shoot down sitting duck planes with 3 tons of dead weight strapped to them if you hate em that much
              6
              >advance to the Rhine is universally agreed to be a good map
              7
              >I said hit detection is odd, but conceptually fine with the tracking dart being weird in a logical sense

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >>bad spalling, aim better
                >just roll the dice better next time
                >>a stun to get the killshot
                stunlocks are moron tier game mechanics
                >>wait for cone to get smaller is gay and retardation
                >worse RNG than WoT is ok because I can't see the cone
                >mixed battles are fine, get in an aircraft and shoot down sitting duck planes with 3 tons of dead weight strapped to them if you hate em that much
                it welfare for shitters and kind of undermines every "but its more realistic" excuse used for every other un-fun game design choice. it's unjustified and lazy design that no one likes.
                >>I said hit detection is odd, but conceptually fine with the tracking dart being weird in a logical sense
                RNG rendering is fine though. I see.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >roll the dice
                aim better at the crew instead of missing and hoping the spall kills him
                >stun
                it's just a timer for death
                unless your teammate kills the enemy and saves you
                >wait for cone
                lmao theres no fucking cone you fucking bigger
                where your gun points is where it will shoot other than literal inches at reasonable distances
                how is that fucking worse than your shot going 30 degrees off bore for no reason other than you didn't stand still long enough
                >wah wah I didn't move after shooting
                lmao fag
                >RNG rendering
                it's Slavic code, not an intentional game feature you retard

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Rank 2 bluewater is actually fun in WT because the PT boats have a chance and aircraft are threatening, but boats have just enough AA to fight back.

              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Rank 2 anything is fun.
                It's just that it gets boring to play a 16,479th match in a 1940 plane.

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >which is fine except this is ultimately always just a stunlock
              You don't know what you're talking about and it shows.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >naval
          >that portion of the game is somehow way more fucking fun
          Come on, trolling needs to be at least a little bit subtle.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >I killed one of the 120 men on that ship how the fuck is it shooting back this isn't fair!!!!
            >how can it still shoot if I disabled one of the turrets what the fuck!!!!
            >why aren't these bushes working!? I should be invisible here!
            >IT CAN SHOOT WHILE IT'S ON FIRE!!?
            you're making a convincing case that fans of WT's tank gameplay just have fucking down syndrome or something.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I think the worst part about WT is making it so that the enemy render distance is controlled by crew skill levels. At least with any other game, you'd see the enemy. In WT they could be invisible simply because your keen vision skill is too low.

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Literally what?
            The only thing Keen vision affects is when enemy markers show up in Tank AB or Plane AB/RB
            I have 3000 hours, never upgraded Keen vision and I spot enemies perfectly fine
            Learn to use your eyes

            • 3 weeks ago
              Anonymous
              • 3 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                skill issue

  28. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >Gets removed cause hurrr we can't balance tonk that faced cold war era tanks and ammo
    I will never forgive Gai*in

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You can still use it if you unlockedit.
      Only newmorons got fucked, but frankly the Elefant is better anyway.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      But it's true. Put at a lower BR and nobody can kills it, put at higher BR and it just becomes a dart/HEAT magnet.

      Plus the Maus is a gimmick rather than an actual useful tank for your lineup.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        This, and the Maus was also a giant CAS target the moment it spawned.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Germgroid protoshit that never moved under its own power
      I enjoy rocketing it with the AH-1G. Its BR is just as realistic as the thing being able to move.

  29. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >got BTFO'd so hard from the general he now has to post on PrepHole

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      the general is shitposting about shartsghanistan and who really won, the Americans that spent billions of dollars doing nothing
      or the terrorists that spent 20 years miserably in caves doing jack shit and dying in direct confrontations

  30. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I've been having fun playing the Calliope in arc*de after I got a 75% coupon for it. The way the rockets reload there is way better, along with the perfect rangefinding for long range bombardment. Also seems that rocket rack hits tend not to ammo det me like in RB but people keep aiming for it because they've been told to.. Of course, generally in RB it was generally only the Russian ammo that would instantly ammo det it *~~*~~*~~))

  31. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Almost there, almost acquiring the ultimate bing chilling.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      but you've already acquired the bing chilling
      the J-7E is incredibly difficult to kill and highly dangerous
      when the J-8B just has a fast as fuck missile and isn't that dangerous otherwise

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Just one problem... 20k repair cost, more now with the new fire extinguisher.
        I can get similar performance and SARH missiles with the J-8B for 16k.

  32. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Germany has mid rank lineups that would choke a fucking elephant. Germany mains are like a woman with a virginia ham under each arm crying the blues because they have no bread.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      There are no 4.0 panzers anymore, anon. They were thrown all over the place.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        except that's not true, pz. IV H is 4.0 in RB

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          No it's not.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >except that's not true, pz. IV H is 4.0 in RB
          It might be in AB, but it's not in RB.

  33. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    You heard the tank fairy.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous
  34. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Gunner Heat PC is the answer

  35. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >It's OK to remove content from the game
    lol ok WTards

  36. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >just want to fly cold war jets
    >have to pay $60 for just one plane whose repair costs would bankrupt me of whatever the in-game currency is

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Protip: Grinding your way to CW jets on the burger and german trees is super easy.
      Both are super handheld with low TTK guns and well rounded planes.
      Do NOT progress in the Soviet tree beyond rank IV.
      That way lies suffering.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        An even easier way is just to grind China. They get the best of both the US and Soviet trees.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          If a tree has less vehicles, does that mean you need to purchase less from each rank to progress?

  37. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    how2 play with other autism anons instead of 14 y/o hues on playstation?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >how2 play with other autism anons
      Make frens?
      >on playstation?
      Uhhhh

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        yeah the question is: is there a k group or some shit for war thunder on pc, last time i touched this shit a year ago it was 80% little children on ps4 doing crossplay or whatever in 5.3rb

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I haven't played in like a year and only grinded today to get the new protopanther.
          1 more round and I got it.

  38. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    the armor values/pen values are all fictitious in war thunder
    they made it even more unrealistic when they fucked the game up horribly with volumetric shells

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Getting stats for modern tanks it's virtually impossible due to obvious reasons.
      Even when some retard leaks them, they can't use, specially now that Gaijin is scared shit of getting sanctioned, to the point where they disabled chat to stop Vatniks vs Hohols shitflinging.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Chat is back.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I know, but still, gaijoob don't wanna lose that sweet dollars/euros because of retards who can't separate videogames from real life.

  39. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I'm playing WoT right now and the game is borderline unplayable with so many new players in high tier premium tanks but don't know how to play.
    Does WT have noobs in high tier premium problem?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Yep, specially around the 9.0 range, it's fucking painful specially if you play Russia.

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