For virtual combat pilot training, check out Requiem’s Discord

You may have used the Air Combat Tutorial Library to learn how to get a leg up on your combat flying in IL-2 or maybe even to brush up on some basic flying techniques. Now Requiem, the creator of ACTL, has launched his own Discord community centered around helping virtual pilots get up to speed…

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…

Adventures on Wings of Liberty

I was flying on Wings of Liberty, a popular IL-2 server flying several strike missions and generally having a blast. It’s also revealed that I have a few weak points in my sim setup and that I should occasionally check on my key-bindings. I’ll explain! The setup, flying with the 110 I decided to hop…

IL-2 community Discord server turns one

A year ago, IL-2 community member miloupdog started an IL-2 community server on Discord. A year later the community is going strong and continues to grow with the hopes of adding more players and enabling more teamwork. Voice comms and more Having voice communication available for flight sims is really useful for coordinating with your…

Will a new Discord channel help the IL-2 multiplayer community?

One of the best things about the original IL-2 is that it had a strong multiplayer community. That community coalesced around a third party utility called HyperLobby which let players chat, organize games and join servers. This new generation of IL-2 still needs something like that for things to really come together… and maybe we’ve…