Frooglesim covers IL-2

Popular YouTuber Frooglesim who normally covers updates in the civil flight sim world on a weekly basis has done a nearly 30 minute long video showcasing IL-2 to followers of his channel. It’s great exposure for the IL-2 series but its also a great way to see one of my favourite sims in a new…

Unnoticed new content in IL-2’s 3.005 patch: Missions!

Earlier versions of IL-2 shipped with their own small collection of single missions that were really nice, hand scripted, single player experiences. IL-2: Battle of Kuban didn’t launch with any but it seemed to be ok given how big of a deal things like the Career mode and the excellent Sea Dragons scripted campaign were….

News on DCS: Yak-52, more on F/A-18C roadmap, other news

Some new details are  coming out about two of the priority modules in Eagle Dynamics DCS: World Roadmap. The DCS: Yak-52 and the DCS: F/A-18C and this week’s DCS World Weekend News update has plenty on both including an interesting behind the scenes video on the audio recording of the Yak-52. There’s also been some…

DCS: AJS-37 Viggen flash sale!

Heatblur made a surprise announcement that their DCS: AJS-37 Viggen module is now available on sale for 60% off the regular price knocking the module down to $23.99. That’s probably the cheapest I’ve seen this module. Supersonic on the deck The AJS-37 Cold War era variant of the famous Swedish jet fighter. The AJS-37 version…

Detailing IL-2’s Patch 3.005 hotfixes

I don’t normally cover every hotfix release for IL-2 (or DCS for that matter) but this has been a big patch and there’s some significant items in the latest hotfixes as well as some clues towards future development that I thought were noteworthy. Let’s break down the latest! A list of updates Patch 3.005 for…

First impressions of the DCS: AV-8B Harrier

The last DCS sale convinced me to buy RAZBAM’s AV-8B Harrier and I wanted to offer my first impressions of this module after spending just a little time with it over the last several days. This is my first impression of this module. Good reputation and an interesting aircraft I’ve been keeping an eye on…

IL-2’s Jason Williams does a Q&A at FlightSimExpo, Reddit AMA to come

FlightSimExpo is now firmly receding into the distance but there’s still new content coming out from that show thanks to their video interview series which, in the latest iteration, has focused on IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams. There’s also an upcoming AMA on the IL-2 Reddit which many of you might be interested in. Overview…

Tank Crew and Flying Circus video roundup

I’m waiting on some extra funding before I jump into Tank Crew and Flying Circus Vol 1 but there’s tons of YouTube content that has been coming out in the last few days and I wanted to share some of the highlights to give you a sense of what these two new titles in the…

DCS: F/A-18C gets AMRAAM, 9X, new training videos

Eagle Dynamics continues to evolve the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet module as time goes on and we’ve got a couple of exciting new weapon systems being added to the air-to-air mix as well as a couple of informative videos done by Matt “Wags” Wagner himself. Let’s take a look! Enhanced air-to-air capability The DCS: F/A-18C is…