Final flight of 2017

We’re in the last hours of 2017 now and I thought I might be able to squeeze in one last flight of the year. Jumping into multiplayer For today’s mission I decided to jump into the EU Official 1CGS server. This is a Normal settings server with slightly relaxed settings and featuring both aircraft and…

1CGS updates on project status, new video appears

A new developer update and the last for 2017 has appeared today with some great new information and a new 11-minute long video detailing some of the new aircraft. This is an update you don’t want to miss! Kuban set for release in early 2018 Everything is coming together on the IL-2: Battle of Kuban…

New details on DCS future plans

A few days ago I did a list of things that I’m excited about for 2018 and today Eagle Dynamics and their weekly newsletter helped fill in some extra details. It’s an interesting list so let’s jump straight to it! New modules coming in 2018 We know a lot about what is planned for DCS…

Generosity in the IL-2 community

I want to write about something that I’ve seen happening in the IL-2 and Rise of Flight community that you don’t always see in other gaming communities: generosity. It’s something that has been happening for a while now and its a wonderful thing to see. For the love of flight sims Flight sims as a…

Star Citizen’s Squadron 42 new gameplay video is incredibly immersive

Single player oriented Squadron 42 is just one plank of the plan for for Chris Robert’s Star Citizen. Late last week, the team finally showed off a long video showcasing the gameplay for Squadron 42 and its impressive. Both from a gameplay and a technology standpoint it makes me think about what more earth-bound realistic…

2018: Looking forward at another exciting year

My estimation is that 2018 will be a great year for flight sims. Probably an even better year than 2017 has been and these are the reasons why I’m so excited for the new year. Let’s look forward! The big DCS merge and new modules promise to be exciting For DCS World, 2018 will be…

2017: A year in combat flight simulation

This year has been a very good one for fans of combat flight simulations. Old stalwarts like Falcon BMS and IL-2: 1946 continue on, Cliffs of Dover has new lease on life, and ongoing developments take the DCS and IL-2: Great Battles series forward with new content and new hopes for expanded gameplay in the…

New A-20 screens and a festive message

Posting some new images from the Dev Build of IL-2: Battle of Kuban today was an early Christmas present from Jason Williams, IL-2’s lead producer. The 1C Game Studios team is going to be off for the holidays for several days and while they take a well deserved break we get a chance to look…

1CGS drops a large development update

Just ahead of the holidays, 1C Game Studios drops a huge update on the state of IL-2 including showing off some new technology for the upcoming Tank Crew. We also get a good look at how Co-op works, more details on Career mode, and so much more! Visualizing rain The IL-2 series is getting a…

DCS winter sale is on!

The end of the year approaches and with it a DCS holiday sale with 60% off selected modules and 50% off on everything else. Aircraft, campaigns, and terrain packages are all discounted. Pretty good deals The list of modules that are 60% off is actually quite good including some key modules in the DCS series….