Pelican’s Over Moscow campaign preview

IL-2 forum member Gambit21 has been working away on a Ju52 single player campaign for the IL-2: Battle of Moscow and has now released five missions to gauge interest in a transport campaign featuring the famous Junkers tri-motor. Best laid plans Building IL-2 missions with the provided editor is difficult to say the least. Complex…

RAZBAM developing a convincing Cold War duel for DCS

Since purchasing the Mirage 2000C last week, I’ve been checking into some of the projects that third party RAZBAM is working on for DCS. It’s an impressive lineup and if all goes well, by the end of 2018 they may have a great selection of Cold War aircraft available for combat. The Mirage IIICJ &…

IL-2 devs update focuses on mirrors, aircraft updates

This week the developers of IL-: Battle of Kuban updated us on some of their progress on the series with a focused on new mirror technology and several 3D model updates including our first look at the Yak-7B! Looking into a mirror If you’ve flown flight sims for a while you’ll know that mirrors have…

Adventures with the Mirage 2000C

I took advantage of the DCS Easter Sale today by buying the Mirage 2000C for 40% off. I’ve been interested in trying out one of the more full fidelity simulations even as I was just starting out with Flaming Cliffs content. This is a short look at my adventure so far. Full fidelity The Mirage…

Should IL-2 offer up a free to play option?

Today I thought I should write up something about what a free to play option might look like for the IL-2 series and if its a good thing. Other sims have done it so why not IL-2? What does free to play mean? The free to play model has been used around the gaming industry…

DCS Easter Sale

DCS World Weekend news dropped earlier today with a pretty big ‘Easter sale’ on nearly all DCS modules including many of the third party products. The 40% of sale lasts until April 24 so you have a little time to decide if you want to do a little damage to your pocketbook! The sale also…

IL-2 patch hot-fix release imminent

Update 2.009 was released on Tuesday this week unveiling the much anticipated VR experience for the IL-2 series. The response has been overwhelmingly positive from VR players exclaiming just how good the VR is, however, there have been some glitches and in this blog post I wanted to let everyone know whats going on. New…

IL-2’s VR is amazing

Word from the community is that patch 2.009s introduction of VR into IL-2 is pretty amazing. Are you ready to jump into IL-2s VR supporting world? I don’t have a VR headset so I won’t be doing a formal review of VR in IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad/Battle of Moscow/Battle of Kuban but I thought it…

IL-2 patch 2.009 arrives with VR, graphics updates

1CGS took the wraps off patch 2.009 today introducing full VR mode and some other graphical updates to the game engine. For VR enthusiasts, this patch is the real deal! VR Support unveiled Limited HTC Vive support was unlocked last year as a testing mode but it was an early development at best and not…