Flight Journal: Checking out one of the new scenarios on Combat Box

Combat Box is spicing things up with some new scenarios and that has lead to some increased player numbers on the server. I decided to check them out and see what one of those new scenarios was all about. Let’s have a look! Four new scenarios Combat Box has focused traditionally on western front scenarios…

Out of the ashes springs a new DCS WWII server

Even before news came out that Storm of War, DCS World’s most popular WWII server community, was shutting down there was word that the folks over at 4YA were plotting to spin up a new DCS WWII server. As one door and era closes, a new one looks set to begin. 4YA WW2 spins up…

Flight Journal: PWCG co-op campaign!

Pat Wilson’s Campaign Generator is a popular third party campaign generator that includes some unique features. Among those features is the ability to run a multiplayer co-op campaign. Intent on checking it out, that’s exactly what I did together with Requiem from the Air Combat Tutorial Library and several other friends over the last few…

Check out Enigma’s new DCS World Dynamic Cold War server

DCS World seems set to make a big jump when it comes to Cold War content over the next couple of years with the F-8J, MiG-17 and A-7 Corsair II part of a collection of new period aircraft that compliment the types that are already available. There are a couple of Cold War servers out…

Flight Journal: Teamwork on Combat Box in the FW190A-6

A short story about teamwork on the Combat Box server. Flying together with Peregryn, a virtual pilot that I fly with regularly, we were happy to see that Combat Box was running with around 30-40 players and so hopped into the server. I had SRS started-up (after all, I made a call for people to…

Some suggestions for using SRS in IL-2 and DCS multiplayer

I’ve seen what has become a common refrain in the DCS and IL-2 communities. “Nobody is using SRS.” I’ve started to see it enough times from seemingly different people to conclude that there’s actually a whole bunch of people who want to use SRS but aren’t because everyone else also thinks that nobody is using…

Flight Journal: Spooky Hornet flight on Georgia at War

Time for a little Halloween themed fun in DCS World with a recent flight on the popular Georgia at War server. I set out with two fellow Hornet pilots including YouTube content creator and streamer Wolfpack345. Together we launched out on a night time sortie facing down enemy aircraft, SAM sites, and facing the challenge…

VIRPIL hosting a DCS Helicopter Racing server

DCS has really leaned into helicopter flying this year and hardware makers VIRPIL have seen which way the wind has been blowing and have been busy releasing helicopter oriented hardware to match. To raise the profile of helicopter flying (and their hardware) even more, VIRPIL is now hosting a competition server for helicopter pilots. Here’s…

Air Attack Tactical Combat hosting new ‘Kings of the Skies’ tournament

One of IL-2’s newer multiplayer servers, Air Attack Tactical Combat were big supporters of this years Sturmovikfest and they are looking to organize a fun series of competitive squadron dogfight scenarios coming up in September. Here are the details! Squad multiplayer combat Air Attack Tactical Combat server’s newest event is aimed at hosting a competitive…

Flight Journal: Combat action on Cold War server

Most recently, I’ve spent a bit of time in the DCS Cold War server and flying an aircraft that I’m always impressed with when I come back to it – the DCS: AJS-37 Viggen. Here’s a bit of a recap of my flying with it recently. Cold War popularity? DCS’ focus seems to be focused…