What’s coming to the IL-2 series before the end of 2018?

With just over two months left in 2018 I thought it might be good to summarize what we are looking forward to in the IL-2 series before the end of the year including new content for Bodenplatte and Flying Circus and what is coming after that. Let’s look at the official information and read between…

DCS news on JHMCS, dynamic campaign, F-14, dedicated server

News and information is trickling out about all sorts of different DCS world related items and I’m doing my best to stay on top of the stuff that all of you may want to know about but might have missed. We have news about the JHMCS as well as other Hornet features, a word from…

Some thoughts on the DCS: AV-8B

Recently I’ve heard a lot of people lamenting the DCS: AV-8B Harrier. It’s an aircraft that seems to provoke some ire among some fans of the series and its a type that has been at least one piece of a lightning rod for some of the various controversies that have arisen recently. It’s not perfect…

DCS introduces the Big Show campaign, F/A-18 details

We’ve got some news coming this Friday about DCS World with the release of a new campaign for the DCS: Spitfire IX (and Normandy map) based on the history of famous French Ace Pierre Clostermann. News on the DCS: F/A-18C project has been circulating and we have a small update on that. I also missed…

P-47 release for IL-2 draws closer

It’s a sure bet that the update that shows off the various custom skin options for a new aircraft tends to herald the release of that aircraft in fairly short order. So it is today with the latest 1CGS IL-2 developer diary update with a strong focus on the P-47 Thunderbolt and some of the…

Video combines awesome DCS gameplay featuring SRS, r/WingmanFinder

Spudknocker has some great tutorial as well as gameplay videos on his YouTube channel but the latest one is a great example of what a DCS multiplayer scenario can be featuring realistic communications using SRS, a large scenario on Persian Gulf with long ranges, and ,at the core of it, some great teamplay! It’s shows…

Checking in with Star Citizen

From time to time I like to check out how things are going with Star Citizen and see how some of the development for that title may affect things over here for people who may want to stay a little closer to the ground with combat flight simulators like IL-2 and DCS. On October 10,…

IL-2 series autumn sale is on now!

If you were waiting on sale for IL-2 related content, wait no longer as 1CGS is offering some great discounts on IL-2 content in celebration of the autumn season. I’ve got some details for you right here! 66% off Battle of Stalingrad and Moscow, others for a bit less The sale starts today (October 22nd)…

Leatherneck announces CEII live stream for Oct 20

If you’re around tomorrow at 16:45 GMT (12:45 pm Eastern or 9:45 am Pacific) you can watch Leatherneck Simulations’ DCS: Christen Eagle livestream. Leatherneck will be doing a demonstration on the aircraft in what is likely a move towards pre-order and then release. Leatherneck has also announced that following the demonstration there will be performances…

A small Flying Circus and IL-2 series update

This week’s developer diary is more of a mini update as the team pushes forward on the three titles that they are developing: Bodenplatte, Tank Crew and Flying Circus. This week we’ve got some new screenshots of the Pfalz D.IIIa’s cockpit, a late war German pilot, and some early work on two new tank power…