1CGS is making some interesting adjustments to their pilot G-model

Putting a more accurate pilot physiology model into the IL-2: Great Battles series has been an interesting added layer to the simulation. Introduced over a year ago, the system has added a lot of nuance to what happens to your virtual pilot while undergoing high G-maneuvers. While much of the community has been happy with…

1CGS’ Petrovich responds on the damage model issue

Since the release of patch 4.005, IL-2: Great Battles Series has had an all new damage model in place and in my recent article on it, there’s been a mixed reaction to the damage model. Although nearly universally praised for the way it works for WWII aircraft, it’s the WWI aircraft that seem to have…

Good news and bad news for IL-2 4.005 patch delay

The forthcoming IL-2: Great Battles Series patch 4.005 has been delayed. Widely expected to arrive sometime this week, the developers at 1CGS have decided for a number of reasons to set back the date of the next patch and we have some details straight from 1CGS developer Petrovich. The good with the bad The bad…

New IL-2 update shows off P-47D-22, details new damage model

IL-2: Great Battle Series’ damage model is still the industry leading system in my opinion with damage model and effects that surpass other sims (although ED’s upcoming DCS: WWII assets are about to make a major leap themselves). That doesn’t mean that the system is perfect and this week’s dev update details a lot of…