IL-2 dev diary talks September patch, new images, B-25!

It was a relatively short IL-2 developer diary this week but one with a couple of key pieces of information and some stunning screenshots released by the team. Bodenplatte is looking very close to completion now! Let’s talk about what we’ve learned and what’s next. Feast your eyes! A huge selection of screenshots came with…

Flying the U-2VS on IL-2’s Combat Box server!

Flew a couple of missions last night on a server that I haven’t had a chance to check out yet: Combat Box. This new, North American based server, has been running for several months now with a special emphasis on late war aircraft compared to some of the other IL-2 servers out there. So, what…

IL-2 dev diary is a love letter to the Tempest V and the community

This week’s IL-2 developer diary focuses on the Hawker Tempest V (Series II) coming soon to IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. It’s more than a regular developer diary because its also the story of how Jason got the details on the aircraft, the trials and tribulations of doing that, and the efforts that the team went…

1CGS needs special beta testers for the final push

The team behind IL-2: Great Battles is pushing towards the end of development on three titles that the team announced nearly a year and a half ago with IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte, Flying Circus Vol 1, and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka all now looking to cross the finish line. Jason Williams, the Lead…

Speculating on IL-2’s next Collector Planes

The next Collector Planes for IL-2 are now in pre-production according to Jason Williams. The team isn’t quite ready to say what they are yet so that means that speculation has been running around the community as to what they might be. I’ve talked about this a few times before but for the sake of…

IL-2 update features American trio, map update, new Collector Planes teased

New features and developer insights were revealed today during the latest IL-2 developer update. So many updates in-fact that I devoted a whole article about just one feature – the new pilot physiology system. Meanwhile there are other updates that we should look at and some serious eye candy. We’re also teased about some new…

IL-2 AI update, also cockpit customization?

A couple of tidbits of new IL-2 information coming from IL-2’s Lead Developer, Jason Williams, as he replies to some comments on the forums. First we have some of the challenges about the AI upgrades and roughly how long that will take as well as a really interesting note about cockpit customization. AI development on-going…