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Discontinued #1 Posted 14 September 2019 - 07:56 PM

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So continuing on my mission to bring class, pizaz and above all high culture to the phenomenon known as The world of warplanes,I came across something rather new to me....Today on my mission of culture, I realised something that many others may have missed

 

Check it 

 

 

Once i discovered it i went to town.it only cost me 3 million credits too :teethhappy:

 

Now my tier tier 8 + planes are all super horrible  I also did my tiers 1-4 Shhhh you didn't see me right 

 

 

I felt like i was in an alternate Las vegas but with nothing to lose, like a gambler, I  spent 3 million credits to max out 5 planes  until i ran out of what I though was those useless little components, you know those radio things and that detritus

 

Wow i did a lot of tuning up..the F86a  is now at 96% manoeuvrability when it was at 94% 

 

 

Pfff chump change compared to the difference it made to my airyplanes Its a pity the where no chikins involved at any stage....:(

 

Presently I'm trying to work out which of my planes is the cutest  Possibly the Buffalo 

 

As I previously democratically promised in another post I've included a poll, P.S Of course it goes without saying, I voted Yes X2

 

:honoring:


Edited by Discontinued, 14 September 2019 - 08:05 PM.

 

 

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Aimless #2 Posted 14 September 2019 - 09:17 PM

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A real noob has found out about the existence of this calibration thingy for a long time already, but still couldn't figure out how to make it work at all  :trollface:

BravelyRanAway #3 Posted 14 September 2019 - 09:25 PM

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View PostDiscontinued, on 14 September 2019 - 07:56 PM, said:

I felt like i was in an alternate Las vegas but with nothing to lose, like a gambler, I  spent 3 million credits to max out 5 planes  until i ran out of what I though was those useless little components, you know those radio things and that detritus

One of the few gripes I have with this game is the gambling mechanism to calibrate planes.......it's a dreadful system of random tripe that eats the soul and makes me want to log out.

 

Your poll is rigged, there's no 'No' option, I've never in my entire gaming time(approaching 30 yrs) in any game called anyone a 'noob' and I'm not about to start now. You sir, are no 'Noob'...but rather 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'.:playing:


Edited by BravelyRanAway, 14 September 2019 - 10:09 PM.

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Discontinued #4 Posted 14 September 2019 - 10:45 PM

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More like a sheep in wolves clothing I'm not really that good tbh :hiding:

 

but it is a bit "gambley" if there is such a word...it took, sometimes 20+ attempts to calibrate it to max on the low tiers!

 

However i worked out a little technique that seemed to make it more likely.

 

the trick is to calibrate and each time it increase you accept changes then come back to the hangar and try again just remeber what the previous stats for an item was...

 

Even easier than that is, if the bar reads green accept, go back to hangar and repeat each time it increases . you see the likely hood goes up each time...for instance i went from 29% resistance to damage on ultimate reinforced skin to 40% resistance to tail damage, however,  each time it increased i accepted returned to hangar and tried again if you do run out of garbage items you can always cancel anyway...

 

Hope i haven't uncovered a bug or exploit :hiding:

 

 

 


Edited by Discontinued, 14 September 2019 - 10:47 PM.

 

 

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BravelyRanAway #5 Posted 14 September 2019 - 10:49 PM

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View PostDiscontinued, on 14 September 2019 - 10:45 PM, said:

More like a sheep in wolves clothing I'm not really that good tbh :hiding:

We have the same WR......don't put me down. :teethhappy:


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Discontinued #6 Posted 14 September 2019 - 11:03 PM

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yes we do, I thought i was around 55%, i have been playing lower tiers until recently for a bizarre project i was undertaking. 

 

i see you have the XF-90.......:honoring:

 

I heartily recommend you play it more its an absolute monster, just remember focus on  bombers and nothing else (unless some punk tries to mess with you ) and you ruin many a game for the enemy team. oh and it cuts through bot bomber flights like a hot knife through butter,

 

its so fast you'll be on air brakes the whole time, so i took off engine guru and put it all on guns when i had that plane...i just had to stay on the tier 9 purely because of the retro styling.....

 

 

I'm just glad I only have 1 tier 7 bomber!

 

 


 

 

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Ziptop #7 Posted 15 September 2019 - 08:51 AM

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Bah....there was me hoping you had found a way to get all the maximum benefit while reducing all the penalties to their minimum...

 



Discontinued #8 Posted 15 September 2019 - 09:35 AM

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View PostZiptop, on 15 September 2019 - 08:51 AM, said:

Bah....there was me hoping you had found a way to get all the maximum benefit while reducing all the penalties to their minimum...

 

 

 

If i find that out ill let you know :)

 

I won some more materials this morning and  spent a further 3 million credits completing more planes.Now its made the Sabre really horrible, 97% manoeuvrability and there is still room to tune it even more, I'm hoping 99-100%+ is achievable, with the lightweight engine when its maxed out...:)

 

I'm now broke, I have 11k credits muhahahaha

 


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KlausHetti #9 Posted 17 September 2019 - 05:55 AM

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Disco,
Ichecked this with my Sabre, too.
Looks that your trick to calibrate is working.
I also spent some materials and credits on this tests,
I was at 95 points for manoeuvrability and I'm on 99 now.
 

 

Thx for that hint!

:) KH

 


Edited by KlausHetti, 17 September 2019 - 05:56 AM.

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Nibloke #10 Posted 17 September 2019 - 08:00 AM

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All I can say it's a horrible calebration system. And I don't understand it. :B

First you have to buy something (better aim / more armor / ...)  Than you have to spend parts to make it better. But when you make it too good it doesn't work on your  plane untill  your plane get those wings (or that bullseye :D)?

But to get that bullseye you needs to do some tasks.

But after all that you have to gamble to make your plane even better. But it could make ypour plane worse.

 

Horrible and overly complex system.

 

Because I'm new and climbing the US tech tree I stay away as far as possible of this mechanics. Because I buy and sell planes to get the higher tier planes. And it only costs me credits that I really need to buy those planes.


Edited by Nibloke, 17 September 2019 - 08:12 AM.


invader_from_mars #11 Posted 17 September 2019 - 08:50 AM

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Well the calibration costs of "special" equipment is insane

 

 

And the Heat-Resistant Parts...OMFG why is it so goddamn rare, just take a look at how many other parts i got. Thats is screwed


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Discontinued #12 Posted 17 September 2019 - 09:07 AM

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View PostNibloke, on 17 September 2019 - 08:00 AM, said:

All I can say it's a horrible calebration system. And I don't understand it. :B

First you have to buy something (better aim / more armor / ...)  Than you have to spend parts to make it better. But when you make it too good it doesn't work on your  plane untill  your plane get those wings (or that bullseye :D)?

But to get that bullseye you needs to do some tasks.

But after all that you have to gamble to make your plane even better. But it could make ypour plane worse.

 

Horrible and overly complex system.

 

Because I'm new and climbing the US tech tree I stay away as far as possible of this mechanics. Because I buy and sell planes to get the higher tier planes. And it only costs me credits that I really need to buy those planes.

 

 

Yes it is very weird and complicated, at first however, don't bother calibrating anything until you specialise the plane and have ultimate equipment. or you just waste components.

 

Certain items such as advanced wings (cant remember the correct name) only require low tiered materials which are very easy to come by...

 

I would try it with a tier 1-3, it also costs very little credits too. but be aware it can take many, many attempts each time you get an improvement, save it and try again, it will slowly get better and better until eventually it maxes out...

 

 

Yes some of the components are way too rare, I need approximately 100 of those cockpit components and the'rye only available from tier 6 an above. You will be lucky if you get 1 or two per victory sometimes you get none at all.

 

 


Edited by Discontinued, 17 September 2019 - 09:14 AM.

 

 

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zen_monk_ #13 Posted 17 September 2019 - 09:29 AM

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Guys, a bit of reading will do you all good :teethhappy:

 

http://forum.worldof...d-of-warplanes/

 

especially the part on Special Objects AKA how to maximize the chances for obtaining those hard-to-earn high end materials


Edited by zen_monk_, 17 September 2019 - 09:30 AM.

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apartclassic #14 Posted 17 September 2019 - 09:35 AM

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View Postzen_monk_, on 17 September 2019 - 09:29 AM, said:

Guys, a bit of reading will do you all good :teethhappy:

 

http://forum.worldof...d-of-warplanes/

 

especially the part on Special Objects AKA how to maximize the chances for obtaining those hard-to-earn high end materials

 

Plus this: https://worldofwarplanes.eu/news/devblog_equipment_full/

 

Shows min and max effects with calibration. As far as I understand it, fully calibrated mod will have the same % values for everyone, both positive and negative, the only difference being the exact additional effect rolled with each enhancement. The whole trick is to get to the max level of calibration with as little rolling as possible (because the final numbers will be the same anyway - the max values shown in the quoted article).


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GonerNL #15 Posted 17 September 2019 - 10:13 AM

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View Postapartclassic, on 17 September 2019 - 11:35 AM, said:

fully calibrated mod will have the same % values for everyone, both positive and negative, 

 

:amazed:

so if you just accept every calibration result, you eventually end up with the same numbers as someone who looks at the red and green and rejects some results ?

(I hardly calibrate equipment, this game is ridiculous enough as it is)

 



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View PostGonerNL, on 17 September 2019 - 10:13 AM, said:

 

:amazed:

so if you just accept every calibration result, you eventually end up with the same numbers as someone who looks at the red and green and rejects some results ?

(I hardly calibrate equipment, this game is ridiculous enough as it is)

 

 

 

Yes if its green accept if red reject


 

 

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View PostDiscontinued, on 17 September 2019 - 01:27 PM, said:

Yes if its green accept if red reject

 

That's the problem, it's never just green or red. There are always negatives and positives ... I gave up on calibrating. Enhancing is enough.

 

 



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View PostKlausHetti, on 17 September 2019 - 05:55 AM, said:

Disco,
Ichecked this with my Sabre, too.
Looks that your trick to calibrate is working.
I also spent some materials and credits on this tests,
I was at 95 points for manoeuvrability and I'm on 99 now.
 

 

Thx for that hint!

:) KH

 

 

Happy to help,

 

Nice I'm on 97%, on my F86A but I ran out of those cockpit thingy's

 

And credits :)

 

 

View Postzen_monk_, on 17 September 2019 - 09:29 AM, said:

Guys, a bit of reading will do you all good :teethhappy:

 

http://forum.worldof...d-of-warplanes/

 

especially the part on Special Objects AKA how to maximize the chances for obtaining those hard-to-earn high end materials

 

 

Thanks Zen this makes interesting reading,

 

So if I bomb a UFO, I will get tons of rare equipment :trollface:

 

 

 


 

 

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houghtonbee #19 Posted 17 September 2019 - 06:52 PM

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Equipment is a credit sink. If you are going to do it do it now, in a couple of updates they'll ramp the prices up further.

0berhessen #20 Posted 18 September 2019 - 05:09 AM

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My experiences about calibrations are the following:

Since a plane is in Standard-Mode i enhance the equipment to the first level and i do a first calibration - which is always positive!

Once the plane is specialized, i do further enhancement - but never further calibration - just a first one, after reaching the next level (purple + gold) like mentioned above.

Once i enhanced the equipment to the "Gold" Level, i start further calibration.

And as people wrote before i rarely accept a negative result, only if it has a minor effect. 

Most times i always accept a positive result.

 

Further hint:

You are able to "rebuild" equipment effects using tokens (to keep those effects you want) and credits (maybe gold, i cant remember exactly as i do not use it too often).

For that check the "right mouse click menu" over the equipment slot.

 

Another Hint:

Before you build in equipment in a slot, check what other possibilities there are.

For example:

The slot for lightweight wingframe, can take a reinforced airframe instead, which i personally rarely use in a fighter for example.

If you won some equipment you rarely use from crates, like the reinforced airframe for me, you can put it in the slot to dismantle it.

Thats possible for equipment that has been leveled up. Not the standard stuff!

You gain materials from dismantling equipment.

Be careful not to dismantle special equipment that is marked with a flag, since these equipments are unique and have special characteristics.


Edited by 0berhessen, 18 September 2019 - 07:35 AM.

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