Transformative! First impressions of DCS World 2.7

At this time last year, DCS World and the community around it, were struggling with the latest 2.5.6 open beta patch which had introduced new lighting effects but also brought in plenty of bugs and performance problems. Things were rough for a while, statements were made, and eventually the problems were solved with promises to…

Eagle Dynamics shows off new propeller effect ahead of 2.7 release

This DCS World Weekend News has a summary on some of the latest work being done for DCS World 2.7 as well as coming with a new trailer that shows a greatly enhanced graphical feature for the series’ aircraft that are driven by propeller. There’s also a summary of work done on the Hornet and…

Recent Reflected Simulation’s DCS: The Channel Map experiences

Ever since the new DCS: The Channel Map came out I’ve been looking for missions and campaigns for the DCS: The Channel Map and it seems that they are finally starting to arrive. In this update I’m looking at the work done by Reflected Simulations to make use of the map and drive some interesting…

Stormbirds Podcast Episode 3: DCS WWII with Philstyle

The Stormbirds Podcast is back with a new episode! This time the subject is DCS WWII and I thought the best person to bring on to the podcast to talk all things DCS WWII is YouTuber Phil from the Philstyle YouTube channel. We talked the good, the bad, and the interesting points of both DCS…

DCS: Spitfire IX gets a chance to shine in free trial

The first of the DCS WWII warbirds to go to free trial is the DCS: Spitfire IX which is available for the next two days. Here’s some information and a few tutorials that you might find handy with this warbird. If it’s your first warbird in DCS World, be prepared to have a whole new…

DCS World dispersion update more than just A-10C, F-15/Su-27 free again

The DCS World Weekend news update is out and while updates were fairly sparse this week, we did learn some important details surrounding the gun dispersion issue that I reported earlier in the week. It has implications for more than just the A-10C. This is what we know! Corrections, updates, and changes A post on…

45 screenshots from DCS World 2.5.6! It’s beautiful (and buggy)!

Open Beta DCS World 2.5.6 officially arrived yesterday and it has come bearing a tremendous list of updates, changes, fixes, improvements, a relatively significant change to the graphics, and its share of bugs and issues. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most significant changes along with approximately 50 screenshots detailing some of the…

Mission one of the Epsom Campaign for DCS: Spitfire IX

Flying warbirds in DCS World is an interesting experience for me as I had purposely separated the modern jets from the warbirds infavour of IL-2: Great Battles Series. Now with both WWII experiences now available to me it’s been a fun journey adapting to a sim that I know so well but with a subject…

First impressions of the DCS: Spitfire IXc and Normandy map

I thought it was long past time to jump in and check out DCS WWII and I decided that I would do that by purchasing the Spitfire IXc, the Normandy map, and the WWII Asset pack to get myself started. Oh… and the Operation Epsom Campaign as well. I talk a little about why I’m…

New DCS: OH-58D and WWII damage model screenshots

Two major subjects were covered in this week’s DCS World Weekend News update with the DCS: OH-58D announcement that I covered earlier this week coming along with some new screenshots of the module as well as screenshots showing off the updated DCS: WWII damage model that is currently in development. Let’s have a look! More…