3:03 pm, January 9, 2016
1.Don't buy a premium tank just for the lols,wait till you have 3k battles and you know the tanks,especially the high tier ones.You can buy a low tier premium earlier,but wait till you have at least 3 [..]
4:03 am, December 23, 2015
Asked a million times, searched a million times. Players keep telling me this is legal. Is it or not and can you link the answer? Can I run a mod tha [..]
4:03 am, December 4, 2015
So... Arty. We all know about it. Been broken for a while, and not much seems to be done about it. We all hate being 1 shot, and we all hate missing those crucial shots.& [..]
4:03 am, October 18, 2015
In the bottom right corner of the screen there's a little square that changes from map to map, with grids running across it. It's called a minimap. Please, familiarize yourself with it. You don't even [..]
3:03 pm, October 13, 2015
I don't understand why WG has decided not to take the player's skill level into consideration, while match making. Why can't you pick the players based on their skills and number of battles they have [..]
3:03 pm, September 24, 2015
For the past two years, I have heavily relied on mods and XVM to help me play.
Recently, I have been watching USA_Rox_All and Anfield stream, and neither of them use mods. So I thought, why [..]
4:03 am, September 8, 2015
This modpack is meant to create a minimalist feel which does not bombard the player with too much information, is noob-friendly, well-polished, and just overall useful in every way that I could think [..]
3:03 pm, September 6, 2015
In a tier 7 game in my Comet. Pretty happy about the MM. Going around killing some tanks trying to finish off a flank before I go to the other flank to see if we can salvage it. While driving past the [..]
3:03 pm, September 2, 2015
Right, so, I hope this is a relevant section of the forum to post this in. If you're a mod-shamer, please don't shun me. If you're here to tell me that there's an XVM forum, I'm not very good at Russi [..]
3:03 pm, August 25, 2015
Basically, after a insane amount of digging into this issue, i could not find a definitive yae or nae to the legality of the War Pack under EuLA.
as i am not some dirtbag who uses illegal p [..]
4:03 am, August 24, 2015
First, you need to drive a stronk tenk like the E100. Then, you play like the most OP class in the game, arty. Hide behind friendly arties as you have very bad camo, and aim as high as you can. If you [..]
3:03 pm, August 8, 2015
The minimap is basically the only extra addition you need besides the gun reticle and your reload timer/ health bar for this g [..]
4:03 am, July 16, 2015
not sure the cause yet. i havent seen a common denominator.
after a tank goes unspotted. some amount of time.. not sure, maybe when another tank gets in range but doesnt spot, the [..]
3:03 pm, June 29, 2015
27 seconds into a game on Hidden village, I get oneshotted by an ISU 152. &n [..]
4:03 am, June 12, 2015
West Field: Whichever team has more heavies wins north and thus usually wins the map cuz of spawn locations. (Most mediums/lights spawning in the valley).
Fiery Salient / Prohovk [..]
3:03 pm, June 8, 2015
Before the new update I had a great, simple xvm that was easy to install and showed a hitlog and had an enhanced minimap showing view range, signal range, etc. and missing tanks. Now in 0.9.8.1 I've t [..]
3:03 pm, May 18, 2015
TL;DR: Listen to your mind, the fight or flight response will tell you when to run/flank/stand. Learn how to assess each team before battle. Count tanks to know when to fl [..]
4:03 am, May 16, 2015
I have posted a topic recently, asking what part of my hardware was bottlenecking my game.
I keep getting the FPS in the range of 20-30. Today, something seems to have broken my Jove's mod [..]
4:03 am, May 16, 2015
This happens to me quite a bit. When you take a penetrating hit that does damage, the game is supposed to let you know you've been hit. You hear the sound of a damaging hit and you see a red flash. Bu [..]
3:03 pm, May 14, 2015
Hello everyone! Listed below are 10 “DO’s” and 10 “DON’Ts” from a really new, really bad WoT player. Most of this list c [..]
4:03 am, April 30, 2015
Alright, so the way I scout is a little bit different from the way I see a lot of people scouting: I never attempt to go directly up to the "halfway line" of the flank, instead I find a bush [..]
3:03 pm, April 20, 2015
I'm wondering if my binocs on the tanks are working alright, and what I'm getting out of them. My question is in regards to the minimap. Hop many meters is each segment of the mini [..]
3:03 pm, April 13, 2015
I've recently been having fun with the low tier Russian SPGs and it got me thinking about several things that people hate about SPG's and what people like about SPG's. No [..]
3:03 pm, April 9, 2015
I am being serious, as I have no idea. I was accused of stat padding in a game just earlier tonight because I had to drive my 113 back next to the arty on Prokhorovka. Obviously not an ideal solution [..]
3:03 pm, March 1, 2015
I find the camouflage skill so unrealistic and way overused. You can be in a battle with a solo tank, playing cat and mouse around a rock and your opponent suddenly disappears, or you are hiding behin [..]
3:03 pm, February 15, 2015
I've just had a pretty terrible battle at Campinovka Malinovka. Tier 8, I'm in Tiger P. I went hill with Caernavoron and some light tank. Got swarmed by lots of mediums, a couple lights and a T32 and [..]
3:03 pm, February 14, 2015
first off i am running on a Laptop, an HP Omen, in Alaska, with WIFI.
traditionally IE for the past few months, i could run the game with everything graphics wi [..]
4:03 am, February 13, 2015
I just downloaded the Aslains XVM mod pack and want a few things changed. I find if i ask to many questions it gets confusing for me because I'm not to techy. So i have one question as of now and it i [..]
3:03 pm, January 25, 2015
The gun arc lines on the minimap for the SU-14-2 are shifted counter-clockwise a few degrees. This makes it difficult to aim in properly, as the lines are not pointed in the same direction a [..]
3:03 pm, January 21, 2015
It must have taken me 50 tries to get this mission. I started out trying it in the Luchs...no dice. So I bought the Leopard and tried some more...no dice. Transferred a g [..]
4:03 am, January 14, 2015
Ladies and gentlemen. I was in my English class last week, and i was given an assignment: to create a piece of writing. Given that we could choose anything, I decided to explain Scouting in WOT.&n [..]
3:03 pm, January 10, 2015
I used to play in around 2011-12 and I got talked into comming back by a guy at work who basically would not shut up about the game so I got back online and pulled him [..]
4:03 am, January 8, 2015
First time I ****** a full blue. The fact I did it, still bothers me. It was on Pearl River. Off the start this M3 Lee starts ramming a green tank. I asked the Lee what he was doing. But I went on alo [..]
4:03 am, December 16, 2014
So, I was busy wrecking shop and **** stealing in my T69 this evening when the cryptic phrase "Expert: OFF" appears in the battle log above the minimap. It happened at least 3 times, maybe m [..]
3:03 pm, December 15, 2014
I have just been reading about a uber player who was streaming live and caught using illegal minimap hack that allowed him to see when trees were knocked over and stuff and also when unspotte [..]
3:03 pm, November 27, 2014
Keep in mind the list is not final! For example some vehicles are still missing.
- added the Firefly line (it’s incomplete in the patchnotes, some vehicles still missing from the supertest)
3:03 pm, November 19, 2014
Better late than never.
This modpack is meant to create a minimalist feel which does not bombard the player with too much information, is noob-friendly, well-polished, and just overall usef [..]
4:03 am, November 19, 2014
It was so boring I fell asleep recording the first one.
Typical old fashioned active scout runs. A [..]
4:03 am, November 16, 2014
Hey guys! A bit late, but here's a mod pack if anyone still uses it. Took a small break from tanks, so yeah...
DOWNLOAD LINK V1.0
Simply download, extract, and replace [..]
4:03 am, October 23, 2014
Ever since 9.3 any mod I install makes my game take an immensely long time to load, even simple stuff like a minimap mod to show the render distance. It also reduces my FPS to pretty sad levels (20-30 [..]
3:03 pm, October 9, 2014
I'm having problems getting this to work right, it is a artillery aiming crosshair for the minimap. Now my problems are that the aim dot is NOT showing for me "at all" & the the insi [..]
3:03 pm, October 3, 2014
I have seen a lot of sad posts lately from players with 2k to 5k games who are struggling with the game. Poor win rate, WN8, bad stats, low esteem. I am no guru, so please don't ge [..]
4:03 am, October 1, 2014
I would like to share my simple modpack that I'm using for my own preference, and I hope some of you guys will also need. You may download the file at:
3:03 pm, September 28, 2014
For the past year i only used 3 mods - Jimbo gunsight, Locatin minimap and Gnomes guns sounds.
Due to new patch i decided to check out XVM and some mods packs and was amazed how m [..]
3:03 pm, September 27, 2014
Some info is invaluable (mostly minimap stuff) but i use it anyway via separate mod
I found hp floating away from tanks cartoonish, and different colors to be a detract [..]
3:03 pm, September 18, 2014
I have been brainstorming about what is missing from my WoT experience. Thought of the solution this morning while distracting myself by dreaming of TANKS during a 2 hour ruck march!&nbs [..]
4:03 am, September 16, 2014
I am trying to break a losing streak so I downloaded QuickyBaby's XVM, haven't used it yet. It says players of different WR levels get different colors and if that is true doesn't it paint a target on [..]
3:03 pm, September 15, 2014
When you have a terrible WR and you are in a losing streak, even a little one like I am in, and you are a grouchy old **** you begin to notice and see the increase frequency of some real game-breakers [..]
3:03 pm, September 9, 2014
I have googled and I have searched this forum but I still have not found the answer to this particular question.
When playing arty and you are in "god view mode" (arty aiming [..]
3:03 pm, September 1, 2014
I have been playing for 10 months now, I watch tons of reviews, guides, try to pay attention to minimap. My stats are AWFUL!! My Wn8 is in the 400's. My w/r is 46%. I get called "black noob" [..]
1:01 pm, August 3, 2014
The idea popped in my head the other day about a new feature for the mini map and some people I've went around and asked believe it would be a good idea to have a "Compass" added to the mini [..]
1:01 am, July 26, 2014
... the ability to continuously gather and process information, and making every decision based on the processed information.
That's it. Really. It's that simple. It's not about focusing on **** vs [..]
1:01 am, July 11, 2014
I can barely drive and fight. There's no way I can type at the same time, yet even with my many bonehead moves, I can't help but notice I'm a better tactician than many of my teammates. It also seems [..]
1:01 am, July 1, 2014
I know the computer I am playing on is probably minimal for WoT as is my ISP, but normally by playing with minimum graphics (used to play at higher graphic rating until the HD tank patch) I dont have [..]
1:01 am, June 24, 2014
SInce 9.1 it's odd. No lag (when I set myself to standard graphics), 23ms ping (did I mention no lag) yet the minimap display rubberbands.... I've asked and others have seen it on their ends too.. Is [..]
1:01 pm, June 19, 2014
I jotted down some thoughts after playing 37K battles and unlocking every tank in the game. It's a wall of text in the spoiler. Enjoy, rage, argue as required...
I thought I would write [..]
1:01 pm, June 18, 2014
And by TD , i mean SU152 to be more specific.
1) How do i deal with people rushing my team on small maps?
2)How do i play this TD on town maps? do i try to stand far back or do i get around a corn [..]
1:01 am, June 16, 2014
~~Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy random WoT battles, but I am personally at the point that I'd like to start being more competitive, and learning from better players rather than YouTube / minimap [..]
1:01 am, June 14, 2014
...i was so happy but my stress level and rage is coming back faster than ever after 2 gaming sessions. the game is giving me ulcer again -_- i may yet still quit...
but aside from that. my skill [..]
1:01 am, June 8, 2014
I'm currently making a Mod Pack for my buddy.. And I'm stuck with this problem!
I want to get XVM to install all it's mods and use the Locastans map.
So far I'm having issues.
If you install [..]
1:01 am, June 7, 2014
Now that I'm on a league team, where mods aren't allowed, this games crappy UI has become a serious issue. Fixing it with mods is no longer an issue. So all I can do is suggest that many of them get i [..]
1:01 am, June 7, 2014
After an 0-10 start to my weekend, I have noticed that basic tactics need to be taught to players who havent learned them, in hopes that maybe a few players will want to learn to play better. I have h [..]
1:01 am, June 4, 2014
I have recently started messing with xvm an whatnot and am having trouble with doing my own modifications. What I am currently trying to do is change the minimap tank icon colors from green to blue. I [..]
1:01 pm, June 3, 2014
Hi, so here's how it goes:
I was in my Leopard (Tier V) on Live Oaks. I noticed an ELC making a beeline through a gap in the team's defencesfor our Arty on the minimap, so I started out back towards [..]
1:01 am, May 27, 2014
Everyone I've ever heard say that Arty players are unskilled clickers, wouldn't last 2 minutes in an Artillery Vehicle in any battle, unless they were hiding. I'm tired of hearing that I have no skill [..]
1:01 pm, May 24, 2014
He's the driver that hangs around base looking for sniping spots the first 5 min of the game, usually finding none. And then when one flank falls and he would accidently be [..]
1:01 pm, May 14, 2014
I was trying to change the minimap using Notepad++ so that the player's name and Tank name would be displayed in the minimap but can't seem to get it to work. Anyone have any suggestions? I'm not want [..]
9:05 pm, May 5, 2014
Two simple suggestions that are not original. I claim no credit for either and would rather appreciate if others could find where these ideas originated.
First is to do with "Poll Only Topics& [..]
9:05 pm, May 2, 2014
I have the Lorraine 155 50 (tier 7) and am looking for players more competent than myself driving tier 8 vehicles that are not artillery.
My reasoning for this is to bias our tiering slightly highe [..]
9:05 am, April 29, 2014
So, because of 9.0, I have decided to run vanilla (no mods).
As I am playing, a few things struck me that need to added by WG. Some may argue that mods are not needed at all, but there are some asp [..]
1:01 pm, April 27, 2014
I find this very good and a must-read to everyone, sizeable as the text may be. This applies to everyone that plays WoT, no matter what tier you play or how much youre online.
The idea is that you [..]
9:05 am, April 26, 2014
nevermind googled it and found out. lol sorry.
1:01 pm, April 20, 2014
I have 9.0 graphics adjusted for about 60 fps, and my ping is around 30 ms. But my minimap appears to update very slowly, the dots indicating tanks on the map do not move in real time, like they used [..]
1:01 pm, April 20, 2014
I run 3 monitors, and its hard to push 3600x 1600 pixels. my 7970 was doing it on high settings at 50 fps... but now.. to maintain 40+ with improved graphics I have to drop to medium settings, turn do [..]
9:05 pm, April 17, 2014
I've downloaded and installed the latest XVM, logged in on the XVM website to enable stats, set stats to 'enabled', and am trying to set it up to my liking. However, I'm running in to a few problems.
9:05 am, April 17, 2014
So I know this is usually a place to post guides on specific gameplay mechanics, or individual tanks, and usually filled with experienced posters who have a few thousand battles. I'm not one of those [..]
9:05 am, February 18, 2014
Hello everyone...I have been watching so many videos from people like jingles and quickybaby for a full week now and doing a lot of reading for the same period in preparation for my first day playing [..]
9:05 pm, February 10, 2014
8.11 Added possibility to turn off battle chat, which will hide only custom chat text messages, while showing 'Attention on minimap' and fast commands.
9:05 am, February 8, 2014
The battle starts. I point out a single tank, which is running backwards from the spawn point, far from where he can see lit targets, let alone hit them. Someone immideately called him a 'bot'.
His re [..]
9:05 pm, January 28, 2014
Is there a way to show Arabic numerals in place of the Roman numerals for vehicle tier over the contour icon in the players panel, battle loading screen and statistic form? I assume this would use XVM [..]
9:05 pm, January 21, 2014
I was inspired by another thread about changing the spotting mechanics but, here is my idea of how they could be changed.
Tanks do not disappear/ be invisible
A tank that is not spotted and/or not w [..]
9:05 am, January 6, 2014
Signal Boosting increases 20% radio range in maximum, but how it really works ?
I know It definitely elongates the radio range between me and my scout,
but how does it show?
It extends the radi [..]
9:05 am, December 25, 2013
After updating to 8.10 my minimap was set to its smallest size with all of its functions not responding.
I am not running any mods
The "-" and "=" do not work
The "M" [..]
9:05 am, December 21, 2013
Lets take a look at how OP the minimap really is.1.It gives you a real time, live aerial view of the entire field of battle
And you thought arty god mode view was bad? Why is this ok? Arty can see the [..]
9:05 am, December 12, 2013
so i am using the tree thingy removal mod but as i have just learned it is banned on other servers but not here.Do i run the risk of being banned?I also have the zoom mods which all [..]
9:05 pm, December 10, 2013
In order to level the playing field for all, it appears that the current camo system is flawed. Thus, a fine solution would be to have enemies lit the entire battle, and no way for [..]
9:05 pm, November 25, 2013
In the first six months of the Pacific War, the Japanese had been successful beyond their wildest expectations. They'd taken an enormous swath of territory, including the Dutch East Indies, the Philip [..]
9:05 am, November 25, 2013
So as it states I basically have a badass Single XVM.XC conf that I do not want to lose and I doubt I could rebuild easily, esp since my OTM section is such a pain in the ***.
Problem is If I was to [..]
9:05 pm, November 19, 2013
Hi, I have been trying to get a mod or combination of mods that suit my needs, but I have had little luck.
I am looking for, XVM that shows player W/R and is color coded by WN7, along with anticipated [..]
9:05 pm, November 5, 2013
...is probably to learn to avoid the extremes of camping or YOLOing/*******-rushing. Seriously, assuming you've already got the basics covered of not shooting HE except from derps, [..]
9:05 am, November 1, 2013
Does anyone know what is causing this potentially?
It's the little squares in the minimap.... Thanks much.
9:05 pm, October 27, 2013
I was playing a game in my ELC AMX and then my game started to suddenly glitching I couldn't bring up the menu or bring up the chat without the game randomly typing "ooooohgguuau" and my min [..]
9:05 pm, October 10, 2013
We all like to win and i think that most of us always try to get better at thing that we like, so i made this guide hoping it can help you
-Don't rush to higher tiers (i.e. getting a prem tank that do [..]
9:05 pm, September 29, 2013
I wish to change the minimap so that it displays my teammates' names rather than their vehicle. (I'd prefer that the opposing team's tags remain vehicle names.)
I have experimented with alt [..]
9:05 pm, September 24, 2013
Im trying to update my XVM (no im not a nvm nub, I just use xvm for the customizable hud(damaged record and minimap tank name and etc) after I mod the configs, I dont even have the stats stuff on)
I u [..]
9:05 pm, September 3, 2013
I'm still a noob, but I have gotten enough experience to see some patterns of successful and unsuccessful strategies. I've been involved in several lost battles the last day that co [..]
9:05 am, August 15, 2013
Couldn't find anything in search about this, so here goes. I was playing a game (forget which) recently with the following mechanic in it and think it would be a simple and positive addition to WoT.
9:05 am, August 7, 2013
Can someone much more clever than I figure out a way to move the minimap to a second screen?
I am losing my near sight and would love to have it magnified, without covering 1/3 of the battle screen.
9:05 pm, August 6, 2013
After the 8.7 update, I updated XVM to the latest version but my XVM minimap will not zoom to full size. In the config, I have adjusted a line that says pixels back but I have not had success. Does an [..]
9:05 am, August 1, 2013
Why is the 600m 500m draw distance a square and visibility a circle?
Sorry, I just woke up.
Here's a picture of what I am talking about. Enemy/friendly tanks are displayed on th [..]