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Like a war... where the entire world is involved... with all kinds of war machines from all different countries fighting each other...
We shall call it...
GLOBAL BATTLE. World of War

Fixed.
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Cant wait!
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Well, just signed up. Will be interesting to see what happens.

Some of the questions seems pointless, as a quick google will give you the right answer (what is a chandelle, etc.), while others seem... strange. They ask what the best plane of WW2 was (BF-109, B-29, IL-2, Spitfire), which nation made the biggest contribution to airplane design in WW2 (germany, usa, ussr), and which nation(s) you will play. I picked Germany for the first two (BF-109 is faster, flies higher and further, and carries more and bigger guns / germany did more jets, the GO-229 is just amazing), while "whatever is the most fun" for the 3rd.

Should be interesting.
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Well, just signed up. Will be interesting to see what happens.
Some of the questions seems pointless, as a quick google will give you the right answer (what is a chandelle, etc.), while others seem... strange. They ask what the best plane of WW2 was (BF-109, B-29, IL-2, Spitfire), which nation made the biggest contribution to airplane design in WW2 (germany, usa, ussr), and which nation(s) you will play. I picked Germany for the first two (BF-109 is faster, flies higher and further, and carries more and bigger guns / germany did more jets, the GO-229 is just amazing), while "whatever is the most fun" for the 3rd.
Should be interesting.

I'd have answered the zero honestly. But no plane in WWII made a bigger impact than the other.

Take for example the Zero, until the USA knew that it had no armor they were flabbergasted by its performance. Same for the German planes with their incredible amount of armor. You can't say one was better than another, as they all had different strengths and weaknesses. It ALWAYS depended on the battle ground (or air) and they type of fight (ambush, dogfight etc.).
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FRACK! Yet ANOTHER game to suck all my free time away... O_O

Massively addicted to WoT at the moment. Just started playing Tribes: Ascend, and am growing fond of the faster than UT gameplay. biggrin.gif Now this!? Oh god.... OCN, what have you done to me!? D:
   
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signed up, hope I get in!
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I'd have answered the zero honestly. But no plane in WWII made a bigger impact than the other.
Take for example the Zero, until the USA knew that it had no armor they were flabbergasted by its performance. Same for the German planes with their incredible amount of armor. You can't say one was better than another, as they all had different strengths and weaknesses. It ALWAYS depended on the battle ground (or air) and they type of fight (ambush, dogfight etc.).

True in the beginning of the Pacific Theater as it out classed the US Wildcats, but once the US F4U Corsair and ultra durable F6 Hellcats arrived they began to turn the tide against the Zeros. The Zeros were more manuverable, but the Corsair and Hellcat were faster and dove better. The Hellcat was so heavily armored that it saved the lives of many US pilots. The nail in the Zeros' coffin was the P38.

One of my favs is that P38 Lightening. Twin-engine, fork-tail design was nicknamed the "Fork-Tailed Devil". The P38 shot down more Japanese aircraft than any other USAAF fighter in WW II. It was flown by both of the top American aces of the war (#1 was Major Richard Bong with 40 victories, #2 Major Thomas McGuire had 38 victories). It's incredible range became legendary, and its twin engines particularly suited it for long over water flights.

So, depending on the mission, I'd take a Corsair or P38 in the Pacific. For Europe the FW109 if German, and above all, the Merlin P51 Mustangs ... thumb.gif.

This site has a great breakdown on the top WWII fighters.
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Looks awesome, Signed up smile.gif

Interresting questions aswell
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Does this question have to be answered correctly ? if does could sombody pls tell me which are right

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1olpPgNLAXYTicnJ587kJVZ0JYzM_Imovu80a56u_1Bc/edit
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Does this question have to be answered correctly ? if does could sombody pls tell me which are right

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1olpPgNLAXYTicnJ587kJVZ0JYzM_Imovu80a56u_1Bc/edit

I can't open the document, but I know the questions you mean. Just Google them and the answers will magically appear in front of you. wink.gif
 
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