Community Q&A with Red Flight and the Combat Box server

Combat Box by Red Flight is an IL-2 multiplayer server that has, in recent months, been consistently at the top of the list for player counts. This 80 player multiplayer server hosts some of the most frequented multiplayer air battles of the IL-2 series in 2020 with a focus on western front aircraft and the…

Community Q&A with Roger Meatball developer Jon Coughlin

It’s time for another Community Q&A and this time I turn to indie game developer Jon Coughlin who I met at Flight Sim Expo 2019 in Orlando last year. Jon is both flight sim developer and an avid flight sim fan and one whom I have the pleasure of flying multiplayer scenarios with on a…

Community Q&A with SYN_Haashashin, creator of Achtung Spitfire!

It’s been a little while since I put together the last Community Q&A but I am very pleased to release this next one. This Q&A is with SYN_Haashashin from the IL-2 and Rise of Flight communities. Haashashin and The Syndicate squadron have long been into multiplayer flying but also involved with the single player mission…

Community Q&A with the Air Combat Group

My next Community Q&A is with Woop, Kai Lae, Gromic, Thaine, Donkey and the rest of the Air Combat Group. ACG is well known for their expansive campaigns from their IL-2: Cliffs of Dover days. With the group now moving over to the IL-2: Great Battles Series to continue their historically researched scenarios, I thought…

Community Q&A with the Knights of the Air!

IL-2: Great Battles Series’ multiplayer community is growing more quickly than ever before with new servers with dedicated virtual flyers joining in all of the time. One of those groups that have made quite a splash is the Knights of the Air (KOTA) server offering a mix of realism and a variety of scenarios to…

Part 3: An interview with Jason Williams on Tank Crew and Flying Circus

It’s here! Part three of my interview series with Jason Williams (and Daniel Tuseev) focuses on the two newest entrants to the 1C Game Studios IL-2: Great Battles Series. I am, of course, talking about Flying Circus Vol 1 and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. Sharing the big news of 2017 was the announcement…

Part 2: An interview with Jason Williams and Daniel Tuseev

Welcome to part two of my interview with 1C Game Studio’s Jason Williams and Daneil Tuseev. In part one I talked about the series in 2019 and now I focus on some more detailed questions about a specific title: IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. Announced in 2017, IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte’s development picked up right after…

Community Q&A with 1CGS’ Black Six

It is my great pleasure to announce that the next Community Q&A is with 1C Game Studio’s Black Six. He’s a historical researcher for the IL-2 series and campaign builder and you’ll recognize his work on past campaigns including Ten Days of Autumn (read the review), Blazing Steppe (read the review) and Sea Dragons (read…

Community Q&A: milopugdog from the IL-2 Community Discord

For the second ever Community Q&A on this blog I talked to a long time supporter of the IL-2 community and the person responsible for creating and growing the unofficial IL-2: Great Battles Community Discord server. I am talking of course about milopugdog. Screenshots credit: milopugdog, who not only does a great job of organizing…