Stormbirds podcast featuring a Q&A with Jason Williams is up!

Episode 2 is live and ready for you to listen in as Jason Williams, IL-2 Lead Producer, and I do a Q&A on all things IL-2: Great Battles and even a little on Team Fusion and the Cliffs of Dover series. Listen in! Jason and I talked about past, present, and future of the IL-2…

New canopy reflections for IL-2 shown off

IL-2’s new deferred shading system is looking awfully good in the latest video from IL-2 Lead Producer Jason Williams who showed off the new reflection system on cockpit canopies as well as a look at the reflections on exteriors of aircraft. New canopy reflections! Although some have worried that the reflections may become overpowering and…

Sturmovikfest Day Four: Return of the mass formation!

JimTM’s mass formation event is back with its second run today (on the Combat Box) server. Meanwhile, we will be flying-in on the Finnish Virtual Pilots server again tonight too. If you’re in Australia you should check out The Unprofessionals server! Returning to Finnish Virtual pilots Last night we went on Finnish Virtual Pilots server…

IL-2 patch 4.005 is out!

The next patch for the IL-2: Great Battles Series is out and ready to download via launcher or Steam update. Patch 4.005 is another large patch for the series with a huge list of updates and changes. Let’s focus in on some of the highlights and talk about what it’s all about. A massive patch…

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…

1CGS provides an update from the team

Coronavirus or COVID-19 is on nearly every web page, news site, employee memo and teachers note and we’ve already seen the initial impacts hitting the flight sim community in the form of hardware and shipping delays. 1CGS has provided an update on measures that their team is taking to keep them healthy and still making…

IL-2 developers looking for Chinese speakers to localize IL-2

Lead Producer for the IL-2: Great Battles Series, Jason Williams, has put a call out today to try and find some Chinese speakers to assist with localization efforts for the IL-2 series to translate the series into Chinese. Here’s the information. Help wanted Here’s what Jason Williams had to say today, Guys, We are experimenting…

Comments about future Pacific content in the IL-2 series

Back a few years ago, Jason Williams, newly minted as Lead Producer for the IL-2 series, made it public knowledge that the series was heading to the Kuban river area as a precursor to taking the series to the Pacific and the Battle of Midway. Then, plans changed and the series went to the Western…