Adventures on Wings of Liberty

I was flying on Wings of Liberty, a popular IL-2 server flying several strike missions and generally having a blast. It’s also revealed that I have a few weak points in my sim setup and that I should occasionally check on my key-bindings. I’ll explain! The setup, flying with the 110 I decided to hop…

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and Persian Gulf release date, launch trailer

Eagle Dynamics has announced the release dates for the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet and DCS: Persian Gulf map along with a launch trailer for the latter. Get ready folks! Persian Gulf in one week Cutting straight to it, DCS: Persian Gulf is ready for release and will launch next week on Wednesday May 23rd. The map…

A few more IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte details

Plenty of developer activity on the official IL-2 forums today and with it we’ve learned some interesting new information about early access and the project itself. Let’s dive in! Spitfire AND Bf109G-14 coming in June The first bit of information that I wanted to get into is early access and the news on the Spitfire…

IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte’s map is large!

It’s been a few weeks since the last developer update from 1CGS but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t hard at work on the future of the series. Today we get some confirmation on a subject that I’ve been speculating on for several weeks now: The scale and scope of the IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte…

IL-2: Havoc Over the Caucasus campaign progress

I haven’t posted about it until now but I wanted to draw peoples attention towards a promising Scripted Campaign coming to IL-2: Battle of Kuban in the future. Gambit21’s ‘Havoc Over the Caucasus’ is an A-20B campaign that looks to be making its way towards an official release through the IL-2 store in the future….

Canadian and Australian skins appear for DCS: F/A-18C

We’ve previously seen skins for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Switzerland, and some cool looking CAG and Aggressor skins. These cover most of the F/A-18C operators and now we’re seeing some of the F/A-18A Plus variants also covered with the RCAF and RAAF getting the official skin treatment. My reaction? YESS!! Canada Eh! I’m…

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet video round-up part two

More Hornet videos are coming out from the DCS community now that several prominent content creators have the alpha in their hands and we’re getting to see so much more of the Hornet. Let’s round up all of the latest! So many videos! The line-up for videos is immense and I don’t think I can…

Hornet release details, L-39 campaign, patch update, more!

It’s Friday and that means another DCS World Weekend News update. This week we’ve got a few more details on the Hornet release, a new DCS World patch, and more. Kursant campaign A new campaign has been released, this time for the L-39 combat trainer. This little gem of an aircraft was deserving of a…

IL-2 40% Off Victory Promo Codes

Victory Day promo codes are now active for 1CGS’ IL-2: Great Battles Series of titles with 40% off on two of the three game titles plus some of the Collector Planes. A great opportunity to add a few Collector Planes to your hangar if you want them. How does the code work? If you have…

DCS: Hornet in the groove!

A small update came out today from Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner about the final stretch to the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet release. The short version of the message is that it’s coming really soon. Let’s break it down a bit! In the groove video First, we have the latest video coming from Eagle Dynamics. We’ve learned…

DCS WWII modules go on-sale

Eagle Dynamics has announced a WWII themed sale to commemorate V-E Day in Europe and Victory Day in Russia. May 7-9 is closely associated with the end of WWII in Europe (although it would carry on for a few more months in the Pacific) across multiple countries and to commemorate the end of that conflict…