Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server is a hidden gem

The folks who run the Finnish Virtual Pilots Dynamic War server are running a server that doesn’t seem to always rise to the top of the server list but after my two flights on the server over the last two days of Sturmovikfest, I honestly think that it should. Here are my thoughts on what…

1CGS shows off Su-152, new pilot models, new features

It’s been a busy week for 1CGS with some hotfixes coming for patch 4.005c (and 4.005d expected soon) as well as new features moving forward at the same time. This weeks developer diary focuses on some new content in the form of the Su-122 self propelled artillery tank for Tan Crew as well as the…

IL-2 developer diary shows off the big guns of Tank Crew

It’s the Su-152 assault gun and the Sd. Kfz. 184 “Ferdinand” that are getting the limelight this week for 1CGS latest developer diary update showcasing the big guns of Tank Crew as well as talking about a few new mechanics for this type of assault gun vehicle. These are all about the big booms! Big…

Tank Crew gets binoculars, plus damage model updates, more!

A new IL-2: Great Battles developer diary is out and it covers some interesting news for the series. Binoculars are coming for Tank Crew tank commanders which has been an oft requested feature. Plus there are some big updates coming for the damage model for the whole series. Here’s what we know! I can see…

Checking out Tank Crew’s mighty Panther tank

One of the newest tanks to arrive for tank crew is the Pz.Kpfw.V Ausf.D. Better known as the Panther-tank, this medium tank was designed to replace the Panzer III and IV tanks and to one-up the latest T-34 tanks being produced in the Soviet Union. I wanted to have a quick look at the newest…

Jason Williams on IL-2 in 2019, 2020 and the future!

A new thread started by IL-2’s Lead Producer, Jason Williams, talks a bit about the past, the present and the future as he does a review of everything that has happened so far and talks a little about some of the focus and plans for the team in the future. It’s a great post and…

First IL-2 dev update of 2020!

The 1C Game Studios team has been a bit quiet going into early 2020 as their team comes back from vacation and they press on with some new goals for the new year. Here’s a few details from the latest Developer Diary and news on what is coming in the next patch as well. Big…

IL-2 update focuses on fixes, new tanks

It’s only been days since the 4.001 release for IL-2: Great Battles Series went live but 1C Game Studios is pushing forward with the latest updates for IL-2 detailing what will come in the next patch. Up next are some small updates with big impacts and new tanks. Let’s have a look! Quality of life…

Tank Crew updates on campaign, platoon command, more

Tank Crew – Clash at Prokhorovka is aiming to tell pieces of the Battle of Kursk story from the ground level perspective. It’s a new direction for the IL-2: Great Battles Series and it is an opportunity for the team to take a grounded approach to development while simultaneously drawing on the powerful flight simulation…