News on DCS: F-16 damage visuals and DCS: Mosquito exterior model

DCS World Weekend News is out and with it comes news on two modules in active development at Eagle Dynamics. The DCS: F-16C Viper gets a brief nod this week as does the DCS: Mosquito. This is what Eagle Dynamics is saying about their projects. Visual damage for the Viper DCS: F-16C development has reportedly…

IL-2 introduces new ‘dynamic visual damage’

A little over a week ago, Jason Williams teased a new feature with three letters. DVD. Turns out that it stands for ‘dynamic visual damage’ and its a new visual damage system that propels IL-2 forward in yet another category. Let’s have a look at what’s in the update and pull out a few details…

DCS WWII servers setup to test new damage model

Eagle Dynamics is cautiously rolling out their new damage model for DCS WWII (which will be expanded to other aircraft and objects later) and has setup two multiplayer servers in the open beta to test out the new system in action. You can join in on the fun and help test to see how the…

AI and damage models subject of DCS update

The DCS World Weekend News update is here and it brings with it a few tasty morsels of information that will be of great interest for DCS World War II fans in particular. The new damage models appear to be nearing the final stages before being released to the public and there’s some AI tweaks…

Team Fusion’s latest update shows off enhanced damage effects

The latest update from Team Fusion shows off their latest efforts to enhance the damage modeling effects for some of their new aircraft. The latest aircraft featured is the Spitfire Vb (tropical) which is showing off some pretty cool damage effects in this latest update. A lot of detail! One of the things that IL-2:…

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…

A look at IL-2’s new damage model system

I’ve resisted the urge to write about the new upgraded damage model system for IL-2: Great Battles almost immediately after it came out with patch 4.005. Sometimes it’s good to let things settle a bit and see how the new system is working in practice. This core system update to something that IL-2 was already…

IL-2’s Yak-9, patch 4.005 take shape

1CGS reports that they have successfully transitioned to working from home and are doing their best to keep going reporting that they are working at their usual rate. Their update today focuses on their work on patch 4.005 as well as the upcoming Collector Plane – the Yak-9! Yak-9 cockpit textured and in-engine It’s always…

Video of IL-2's updated damage model, insights into next steps

The 1CGS team is moving from their usual offices to work from home and that means that the usual Developer Diary update is not happening this week, however, Jason Williams had something else in mind anyways. We’ve got a great new video showing off the latest build of the IL-2 and the update to the…

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…