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Tutorials for WitW - 11/9/2015 9:40:10 AM   
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Here I'm going to gather links for various threads that have useful information for those looking to learn more about the game.

Please post below or PM any links you want added

General

Tutorial Videos (incl the official ones)
Bamilus's Consolidated Tips & Tricks (out of date but still v.useful)
Hofstader's Video Tutorials
LiquidSky's Tips/Tricks Thread
Request for gameplay tips (Answer)
A Noob's Guide to Noobiness

Logistics

Hofstader's Video Tutorial on Logistics
Logistics Advice
HarryBanana's Trying to Understand Logistics
Advice on Depots - Great advice from loki100 on how to effectively set depot priorities


Amphib Invasion Planning & Strategy

Dereck's Invasion Planner
Carlkay58's Guide to Invading Italy
Carlkay58's Guide to Invading France
Shipping Losses
Meklore's Invasion Checklist

Air Transport

Jonboym's Air Transporting Supplies Tutorial
Jonboym's Air Transporting Units Tutorial

Air Tutorials

Jonboym's How Air Doctrine and Air Directive Settings Affect Raid Size Tutorial

Strategic

HarryBanana's Strategic Bombing for Dummies
Strategic Air Tips
Strategic Bombing Spreadsheet

Naval


HarryBanana's Naval Patrols/Interdiction For Dummies

Ground Attack

Useful Info on Best Altitudes for Fighter-Bombers on Unit Bombing
Increasing Air Interdiction
Interdiction vs Unit vs Support ADs for Allied Offensives

Recon

Air Recon
Air Recon 2
Air Recon Cameras
Struggling with Reconnaissance
Strat Recon

Misc Air

German Air Tips
Air Tips for Axis in Italy
Tips for Allied Air
Pilots

Ground Units/Combat


Jonboym's Converting Multi-Role Units Between Support or On-Map Roles Tutorial
Use of Multi-Role Units

Grand Campaign Strategy

LiquidSky's Allied Tutorial
Pelton's Axis Strategy Guide

Grand Campaign AAR/Playthroughs

HarryBanana's Decisively Beating the AI AAR - Great for Beginners, shows how you can beat the AI as the western allies!
Fischia il Vento - loki100 vs smokindave34 ... German marginal victory - One of the best AARs I've read, written from Allied Perspective vs human opponent
(oh) For a Few Panzers More - loki100 vs smokindave34 - Re-match of the previous AAR but players switched sides, written from Axis perspective
Panzers, rückwärts! Gunnulf (GHC) vs QBall (WA) Great AAR from Axis side, shows a lot of the thinking that an Axis player will goes through trying to guess the Allied moves

Other Scenario

Zakblood's Dragoon AAR
Tips for Westwall (Great Logistics Advice)
Breakout and Pursuit AAR by Grotius (great tips for newbies, especialy later on from Nemo84)
derMensch - How to lose the Husky Scenario as the Allies

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 11/9/2015 9:44:32 AM   
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thanks, always nice to have them all in one place and at hand

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 11/12/2015 2:54:02 PM   
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Great work and many thanks.



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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 7/22/2016 3:36:40 PM   
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Added quite a few more links, hope that helps you guys

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 8/13/2016 11:59:12 PM   
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Wish I had waded through these links BEFORE jumping into WiTW without a parachute....

Great work and Thank You!


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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/12/2017 11:37:29 AM   
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Thanks for this great set of tutorials
Was just wondering if any are in PDF format or are any planned
Would be great if they were
Thanks again

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 3:39:31 PM   
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You should always bring a parachute to Games of this magnitude!:)Excellent game,made better by guys from around here!:)

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 3:41:42 PM   
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Thanks Jonboy=Bookmarked for later:)

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 8:19:03 PM   
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We appreciate the effort. But you need something that tells us why this game is fun.
I know that seems like a nasty remark, but an explanation about why we would want learn all this might be nice.

I mean, do I really want to be the quartermaster in a game?

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 8:19:27 PM   
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Awesome! Un gros merci!

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 10:07:26 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: winkr7

We appreciate the effort. But you need something that tells us why this game is fun.
I know that seems like a nasty remark, but an explanation about why we would want learn all this might be nice.

I mean, do I really want to be the quartermaster in a game?


It's like walking into sushi restaurant and then have the waiter explain to you why you would need sushi :)

But okay. Maybe you should read a game review or something?

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/14/2017 10:34:06 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: winkr7

We appreciate the effort. But you need something that tells us why this game is fun.
I know that seems like a nasty remark, but an explanation about why we would want learn all this might be nice.

I mean, do I really want to be the quartermaster in a game?


the good thing is you can play this game at a number of levels. The supply rules - ie delivery, storage and usage - follow what you would expect. A huge army in a region with poor communications and small depots will struggle regardless. As an eg, try putting the main allied effort in late 44/early 45 through the Vosges/Jura. Equally the air war you can hand 100% to the AI, let the AI guide you (with trade offs as to the level of manual control) or micro manage manually.

so you can place yourself where you want in the level of detail. The reward is an engaging and challenging exercise in managing (or resisting) the application of strategic warfare, long term planning and trying to make the most of fine differences between the armies at the operational and tactical level.

Oh and the 1942/3 N Africa scenarios are simply great fun, streamlined, low intensity etc

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/15/2017 4:49:33 PM   
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This is great stuff but, I'll never read any of it because it is online. Is there a PDF to download?

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 1/30/2017 11:11:35 PM   
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Too bad I missed this post during the holiday sale. Now, will need to wait for WitW to come on the 50% sale again.

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 2/6/2017 1:22:16 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: winkr7
I mean, do I really want to be the quartermaster in a game?


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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 2/11/2017 12:29:00 PM   
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Quick update to add Gunnulf excellent ARR to the list of links.

Sorry but I don't have time to create PDF versions of even my own tutorials and wouldn't want to create them for others work unless I got permission. Just use cut and paste into a word document and read that way?

As for the odd comment about needing something about why the game is fun. That is not the purpose of this thread, it's just a list of threads (nothing more or less) that can help people, that ALREADY know they want to play, to improve their understanding etc. It's your own job to decide if the game is for you (checkout reviews etc) and if you want to read the tutorial threads or AARs. So either read or don't, your choice .

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RE: Tutorials for WitW - 2/25/2017 8:55:28 PM   
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Added thread where Loki replies to a new players question on setting depot priorities

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