What to do if your DCS World 2.5 doesn’t look right

A lot of users have been commenting in the DCS community that they have installed DCS World 2.5 and it … looks terrible. That’s not how its supposed to be and several users have posted some very helpful tips. I’m reposting them here in-case you need a little help. The problem is your old settings…

DCS World 2.5 is here!

We’ve waited a long time for this and now the day has arrived. A new trailer, a beta release and the auspicious beginnings of the future of DCS are all starting today with the launch of DCS World 2.5 beta. The launch Coming one day before the expected launch date, DCS World 2.5 beta is…

Waiting for big things just around the corner

We’re sitting in the flight sim twilight zone right now – this is the weird space in between and the proverbial calm before the storm. I’m excited and anxious all at the same time and I can’t wait to try some of the new stuff coming down the pipeline. We’re waiting on some big things…

Battlefield 1 adds new air superiority mode

EA’s World War I themed shooter Battlefield 1 is nearing the end of its release cycle and the latest DLC pack is set to include a revisit of an old favourite game mode – Air Superiority. Shooter tuned for air combat Battlefield 1 isn’t a flight sim but I do play it quite a bit…

Another episode of DCS: F/A-18C familiarization

Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner walks everyone through a new episode on how to fly the F/A-18C Hornet with a look at three key instrument panels: Head Up Display (HUD), Upfront Controller (UFC), and Integrated Fuel / Engine Indicator (IFEI). Let’s have a look! Acronym soup The HUD, UC and IFEI are all crucial for flying…

A new update from 1CGS on IL-2

It’s been nearly a month since we last got a full developer update from 1CGS on the status of IL-2 3.001. The team has been busy doing a whole bunch of different things and this developer update was focused on at least some of that behind the scenes work. Testing is underway We’ve got word…

An actual date for DCS World 2.5

A few weeks ago I wrote that Eagle Dynamics were promising that DCS World 2.5 would be out by the end of January. Now, we have confirmation from the Eagle Dynamics DCS Facebook page that there is a release date: January 31st! Down to the wire (with a catch) January 31st is now officially the…

New info on transition to DCS World 2.5

If reports from Eagle Dynamics hold true, we’re now just days away from the DCS World 2.5 update. This will be a historic moment for the series as years of development will finally merge the old and new together along with a brand new map showing off what DCS World can do in the modern…

The DCS: Yak-52 is really a technology testbed for future projects

This week, Eagle Dynamics and the DCS World Weekend News update brought us a few new details on this project. The more I read about the Yak-52 the more I think that its a technology testbed for more complex projects that are coming later. Let’s get into it! Radial engine, flight dynamics The Yak-52 as…