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…

Eagle Dynamics details DCS: WWII Asset Pack update

The last DCS World Weekend News update of 2019 is out and Eagle Dynamics released some interesting details on what will be going into the next DCS: WWII asset pack including a look at the E-boat Schnellboot type S-100 and the addition of air or sea launched torpedoes. E-Boat and more The fast moving Scnellboot…

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…

DCS is getting two new WWII themed maps?

An eagle eyed reader of Stormbirds (thanks Flappie) spotted a response from Matt Wagner on the Eagle Dynamics DCS World Facebook page that mentioned that there are two WWII themed maps in development. What could they be? In addition to Normandy The Normandy map, by Ugra Media, is the classic WWII themed map for DCS…

New assets for DCS including WWII and modern

It’s a smaller DCS World Weekend news update this week as Eagle Dynamics shows off some work in progress efforts on the DCS WWII asset pack as well as a new asset for the modern DCS World simulation. Let’s have a look! New WWII assets It’s been a long time since we’ve seen some bigger…

DCS: FW190A-8 is now up for pre-order!

Another announcement from Eagle Dynamics today is news that the DCS: FW190A-8 is now available for pre-order ending June 5th – the likely release date of the new module. Definitely good news for DCS: WWII fans! Enter the Anton While the DCS: FW190D-9 has been available for a considerable amount of time, it was never…

Eagle Dynamics shows off DCS: FW190A-8 first flights

Fans of DCS: WWII content will rejoice at news that the FW190A-8 is making progress and Eagle Dynamics is taking it out for its first flights. The powerful radial engined FW190 is expected to arrive sometime later this year offering a time period appropriate challenger to the Spitfire IX. First flights It’s an important milestone…

Having fun with DCS: TF-51D Mustang

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the DCS: Su-25T which is one of the two aircraft that are free to play in DCS World. Today I’m writing about the other free to play aircraft: the TF-51D Mustang. There’s a lot to like about this free module within the DCS World aircraft collection and…

The state of DCS: WWII

In 2013, Ilya Shevchenko (with Oleg Maddox and Igor Tishin) started a kick-starter to bring WWII to DCS World. The kick-starter was initially successful but the project ultimately ground to a halt before it was injected with new life thanks to Eagle Dynamics. It’s been six years and the question I want to ask is:…

ED updates us on modules for 2019

A big update from Eagle Dynamics on the future of DCS World came out today with a long list of modules that they are working on, supporting, and updating. It’s a big list so let’s talk about some of the key items on it. Current modules press forward I wanted to start with some of…