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New Games?

#1 Post by high speed exit » Wed Apr 27, 2011 7:25 pm

Anyone know if flightsim will ever make another game, or any other flying games (apart from x-plane, i've already got that)

Also, any good ATC games out there?

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Re: New Games?

#2 Post by Changes in Latitudes » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:44 pm

Microsoft "Flight" is underway at the moment.

http://www.microsoft.com/games/flight/
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Re: New Games?

#3 Post by high speed exit » Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:10 pm

I know Microsoft has released a few screenshots but its hardly anything new. X-plane keeps updating but I was hoping to find something new, apart from ad-ons.

PMDG has some add-on a/c for flightsim, and apparently they were working on a tower simulator, which would be cool, but nothing yet!

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Re: New Games?

#4 Post by Highflyinpilot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:02 pm

here is a tower sim. http://www.atcsuite.com/

Its pretty decent, although a top down view, it really works well, and is quite entertaining.


As for Microsoft,they are releasing flight as mentioned above, but its anylnes guest when.

Also i heard rumour a while back that aerosoft were planning a release of a flight sim platform, true or not i have no idea.

If you are running fs9, look into IFLY's 737 that was just released. it is a benchmark IMhO on fs9 platform, yes, I am a nerdy flight sim guy. :). but for what its worth im also a licensed pilot also, so not 100% nerd LOL
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Re: New Games?

#5 Post by high speed exit » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:13 pm

Highflyinpilot,

Thanks for the link. I think that's a Wilco product - I remember using one of there 767 sims years ago. Great product.

Looks like they have a tower sim only right now. Graphics look pretty good but navigating through the site looks complex??? Also it's about 2-3 times as expensive as Radar Chaos, by Big Fat Simulations.

Check it out here: http://www.bigfatsimulations.com/produc ... Chaos.html

Has anyone tried the ATC Suite yet?
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#6 Post by co-joe » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:19 pm

Looks like Terminal Reality hasn't done anything in 10 years. Too bad. Fly was a pretty good game.
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Re: New Games?

#7 Post by Trematode » Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:51 pm

hey guys,

I can't recommend the IL-2 Sturmovik series enough. I think they just put out a new version for the PC. The previous version had been actively updated for almost 10 years and had a pretty loyal following. It's not a civil aviation sim (it's all about ww2 warbirds), but the flight dynamics and overall attention to detail are very impressive.
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Re: New Games?

#8 Post by Highflyinpilot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 6:29 pm

[quote="high speed exit"]Highflyinpilot,

Thanks for the link. I think that's a Wilco product - I remember using one of there 767 sims years ago. Great product.

Looks like they have a tower sim only right now. Graphics look pretty good but navigating through the site looks complex??? Also it's about 2-3 times as expensive as Radar Chaos, by Big Fat Simulations.

Check it out here: http://www.bigfatsimulations.com/produc ... Chaos.html

Has anyone tried the ATC Suite yet?[/quote]

i never heard of radar chaos, how realistic is it?

the tower sim i linked is expensive, bit it really is quite entertaining, and it is the bet piece of software when it comes to voice recognition that I have tried, its safe to say that it has a 99% succes when using voice, obviously i have no facts to back that up but i rarely RARELY have to repeat anything when using voice recognition.



Thanks for mentioning radar chaos, will have to research this program.
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Re: New Games?

#9 Post by high speed exit » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:01 am

I didn't realize it was voice activated. That is a very interesting concept and something that reliable could have commercial uses also.

I'll look at it again.
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Re: New Games?

#10 Post by bombardierfixer » Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:52 am

Hmmmm good thing I put the wife on notice "yeah its time to upgrade the computer soon...." :D
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Re: New Games?

#11 Post by high speed exit » Fri Apr 29, 2011 12:24 pm

That's hilarious! Now you just have to convince her that it's her great idea to upgrade the computer!

Best of luck!
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#12 Post by kenco » Fri Apr 29, 2011 12:50 pm

If you like to and wished you could blow shit up I recommend:

DCS A-10C. or
KA50

http://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/e ... s/warthog/

take a look at some youtube videos for in game footage.
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#13 Post by high speed exit » Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:08 pm

That look awesome!!!

Is it a stand-alone or does it run of Flightsim?
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#14 Post by kenco » Mon May 02, 2011 8:21 am

It's a stand alone game.
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Re: New Games?

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#16 Post by FICU » Tue May 03, 2011 9:59 am

kenco wrote:If you like to and wished you could blow shit up I recommend:

DCS A-10C. or
KA50

http://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/e ... s/warthog/
I strongly second the above! The A-10C has even more depth of aircraft systems modeling than M$ Flight Sim and the highest depth of weapons systems modeling and flight modeling ever seen on a PC.
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Re: New Games?

#17 Post by Highflyinpilot » Tue May 03, 2011 11:39 am

looks like an aweome sim, although it seems like it would be to taxing on my computer.
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Re: New Games?

#18 Post by moocow » Tue May 03, 2011 5:08 pm

That's a main problem with PC gaming. You have to fiddle around with graphics setting to balance looks and performance. Even a mid-tier graphics card runs at least $200 before tax. Factoring in CPU, RAM, power supply that would be at least $600. If your harddrive is the old IDE, you probably need to toss that for a new one. All the motherboards today can a best support 2 x IDE devices. Want a good joystick to go with the game? That's another $200 at least. See link:

http://www.thrustmaster.com/product.asp ... atformID=5
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Re: New Games?

#19 Post by kenco » Wed May 04, 2011 11:10 am

hehe...Try ~$600.00 for that Joystick. It is insane though. (no I don't own one)
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Re: New Games?

#20 Post by coreydotcom » Wed May 04, 2011 11:28 am

http://www.atc-sim.com/

very basic atc sim with 8 free airports. I can only play in 30 minutes sessions because I get bored after half an hour. It is fun for that half hour though.

if you pay $10 more you get a bunch of other airports.
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Re: New Games?

#21 Post by high speed exit » Mon May 16, 2011 7:36 pm

Coreydotcom,

I tried that one, pretty fun. I also like this new one.
http://www.bigfatsimulations.com/produc ... Chaos.html

I ended up buying it! The mazes were kind of easy but the different sectors were challenging but you can select how busy you want it to be.
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Re: New Games?

#22 Post by high speed exit » Wed May 25, 2011 7:16 pm

I was looking for new info on Flightsim's newest product, I believe just called "flight" but looks like it isn't out yet.

Anyone have any info?

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Re: New Games?

#23 Post by moocow » Wed May 25, 2011 11:26 pm

http://www.microsoft.com/games/flight/#faq

Looks like there will be a society network element to the sim. Looking forward to bug fellow pilots with "...any conflicts please let me know".
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