Part 3: An interview with Jason Williams on Tank Crew and Flying Circus

It’s here! Part three of my interview series with Jason Williams (and Daniel Tuseev) focuses on the two newest entrants to the 1C Game Studios IL-2: Great Battles Series. I am, of course, talking about Flying Circus Vol 1 and Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka. Sharing the big news of 2017 was the announcement…

IL-2 March Madness Sale is on!

A new IL-2 sale is on and that means that there are some great discounts on IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad, Moscow and Kuban starting today. The sale goes all month and ends on the 31st. Taking a bite out of the full price IL-2: Battle of Stalingrad and Moscow get their now typical 66% off…

Part 2: An interview with Jason Williams and Daniel Tuseev

Welcome to part two of my interview with 1C Game Studio’s Jason Williams and Daneil Tuseev. In part one I talked about the series in 2019 and now I focus on some more detailed questions about a specific title: IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte. Announced in 2017, IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte’s development picked up right after…

1CGS will be at Flight-Sim Expo 2019

Last year, 1CGS and the IL-2: Great Battles Series was at the inaugural Flight-Sim Expo in Las Vegas. This year the team behind one of my favourite flight-sims of all time is going to be attending the same convention – this time in Orlando Florida! Year two! Last year, IL-2 was able to get in…

New 2019 IL-2: Great Battles content release info

IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, revealed plenty of new information today in a post on the IL-2 forums with plenty of far reaching details on the release order of content coming to the IL-2 series including some surprise changes to the order of new materials. There has long been speculation on the order that content…

IL-2 devs show off squadron insignia for Bodenplatte career

The 1CGS development team is busy preparing patch 3.007 for the IL-2: Great Battles Series which will include four new aircraft, a couple of new career mode missions, and other options so the update this week was fairly light but it was surely a fun one. This week we got to see some of the…

Concepts for the IL-2 series post Bodenplatte

It will be several more months before IL-2: Battle of Bodenplatte becomes a completed product. Between now and then, we’re expecting a half dozen more aircraft and four seasons on the north western Europe map along with the associated campaign and career mode that will surely follow the rest of the completed package. What happens…

IL-2 team launches new feedback system

One of the successes of the IL-2 series, particularly over the last couple of years, is that the team has been responsive to community feedback. A lot of major changes that have shown up in the series have been at least in part based on feedback from the community (the Career mode is chief among…

Yes, IL-2’s FW190D-9 is coming with both canopy types UPDATED

Late last week, after the reveal of the FW190D-9 by 1CGS, I started asking myself what modifications the FW190D-9 might come with. We now have confirmation of at least one of those modifications and its the FW190D-9s blown canopy. And that raises a couple more questions! Blown versus non-blown canopies In a quest to improve…