Community Q&A with SYN_Haashashin, creator of Achtung Spitfire!

It’s been a little while since I put together the last Community Q&A but I am very pleased to release this next one. This Q&A is with SYN_Haashashin from the IL-2 and Rise of Flight communities. Haashashin and The Syndicate squadron have long been into multiplayer flying but also involved with the single player mission…

New screenshots for Achtung Spitfire!

1CGS has released just over a dozen new screenshots for the forthcoming Achtung Spitfire! campaign by IL-2 third party group ‘The Syndicate.’ Let’s check out the new screenshots! Scenes from the upcoming campaign Though Spitfire’s saw limited combat with the Soviet Union, just over a hundred Spitfire’s were used over the Kuban region making the…

Actung Spitfire! campaign announced for IL-2: Battle of Kuban

The team behind Fritz Life and Alberts Life, calling themselves The Syndicate, has collaborated with 1C Game Studios to release a new Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Kuban featuring the lend-lease Spitfire Vb. Pre-orders are now open and it’s coming very soon! Campaign description, length The announcement makes it clear that this is a…

Flying Sedlo’s Eastern Friendship campaign for Canada Day

It a holiday here in Canada as we celebrate Canada Day! I thought that I would fly a CF-18, between BBQ’s and hiking, to help send out the day. I decided to pick up where I left off with Sedlo’s excellent Eastern Friendship campaign for DCS World and the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet (though it looks…

Baltic Dragon announces F/A-18C campaign

Baltic Dragon has announced a brand new DCS World campaign in collaboration with two former Hornet pilots from The Fighter Pilots Podcast and based on the novel “Raven One.” Experts aplenty This campaign announcement brings with it a lot of interesting details and plenty of talent. Baltic Dragon himself is no stranger to DCS World…

Unnoticed new content in IL-2’s 3.005 patch: Missions!

Earlier versions of IL-2 shipped with their own small collection of single missions that were really nice, hand scripted, single player experiences. IL-2: Battle of Kuban didn’t launch with any but it seemed to be ok given how big of a deal things like the Career mode and the excellent Sea Dragons scripted campaign were….

Flying with the Sea Dragons

In all of the rush to find out just what the new Career mode was all about, many may have forgotten about the Sea Dragons campaign that shipped with IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s 3.001 patch. If you have forgotten about it, this is a reminder to check it out. If you like mud moving and…

First missions in IL-2’s new Career Mode

Patch 3.001 introduced the brand new Career mode to the IL-2 series for the first time and I’ve been playing a fair bit of this new mode when time allows over the last few days. Here are some of my early experiences and a brief look at what the mode offers. What will you fly…

New Bf109G-4 ‘Taman Bridgehead’ worth checking out!

I just played the first mission from Sampson’s campaign remake (a specialty of his) of the ‘Taman Bridgehead’ campaign from the original IL-2 series. The recently released Scripted Campaign for IL-2: Battle of Kuban is worth checking out! Over the Taman Bridgehead In the late summer of 1943, German forces in the Kuban region had…

IL-2: Battle of Kuban final release delayed

IL-2’s Lead Producer announced today that IL-2: Battle of Kuban’s final release has been delayed. The delay is small but it did warrant a significant update today on the status of the project and, interestingly, gave us our first glance at what Career Mode looks like. This is a short delay Compared to projects that…