Combat…

I have gotten a lot of e-mail speculating that my time spent at the RAF base recently was for a pending CFS title. I wish I could say you are right, but you are not. However, I am very confident that the CFS franchise will come back sometime and many of the “platform building” enhancements…

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Autogen tweak that might help

Many of you have been frustrated that you can’t control the density of autogen trees verses buildings because we only have one slider to cover both of them. Some have also been frustrated that our lowest autogen setting is more dense than FS2004 at max density. If you add these two lines to the [TERRAIN] section of…

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FMS, ATC, SIDS & STARS

All of these features are often requested and we are very aware that one segment of our users want these in the product. We seriously talked about all of these during the development of FSX and there were several reasons why each fell off the plate. FMS – I designed a pseudo FMS using the GPS…

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Reality Check

Okay, back from reading through the links at sim-outhouse regarding my combat post. There certainly is a lot of cynicism out there regarding “M$”… Let me address some of the general comments. I was going to post this as a comment to my combat post, but I decided to do it as a new post…

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Who Let the Cat Out of the Bag?

Is that a meow I hear or a roar? Definitely a roar and the cat’s got claws, sharp teeth and over 4,000 horsepower. They don’t call it the fastest motor sport on earth for nothing! Other than the absence of hot air balloon racing, there is racing for every taste in the FSX Adrenaline pack. So…

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I’m a Winner! :)

I’m actually a fairly low key person, but when I get into a competitive situation, I want to win! If I don’t win, I still enjoy the heck out of it though. So yesterday we flew two MP sailplane races and two MP Red Bull races. I am very happy to say I won both…

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Things to do in Flight Simulator X

Missions in Flight Simulator X are somewhat of a mystery right now, and I’m not going to spill the beans before details of our plans are officially announced. But I can say they provide “new things to do.” Advanced users and Flight Simulator enthusiasts don’t seem to have any difficulty figuring out what kinds of interesting…

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FS 2004 Aircraft

We constantly see posts on various forums about how poorly we model aircraft, how we should have chosen this aircraft instead of the one we did, etc. We see this so much we’ve developed pretty thick skins, and frankly some of the criticism is well deserved. When I joined the team the aircraft list for…

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Fire Storm of Opinion

I knew I was dropping a small bomb by talking about ATC in my last post. I know it’s a charged subject and nobody from ACES has really addressed it at all. A side effect to my post is that I’ve found out just how passionate you are about single player ATC regardless of enhancements….

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Good Fun

Brandon (one of our mission designers) is back from his hiatus, and the last couple of days we were testing out some of the concepts we are working on. Prior to that Justin and I were doing more of the same. Happily I can say it was very fun flying together and although what we are building is…

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