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03-05-04, 08:18 PM #1
Looking for a good/fun modern combat flight sim, janes were really good, but now outdated. I know there are some new ones, but I can't think of any names. Any suggestions?Hobby Turbine Engine Builder
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03-05-04, 09:33 PM #2
Lock-on Modern air combat (LOMAC) its the cats pajamas... and is 40 bucks (it was 20 back at gogamer.coms 48 hour madness sale awhile ago..) thats the newst one, it has modern aircraft.
03-06-04, 12:57 AM #3
LOMAC is one of the latest and greatest. I have it, but I haven't really been able to get excited about it yet. The learning curve is so steep that I get bored, and go back to playing Il-2 Forgotten Battles.
I doubt that any jet sim will ever displace WW-2 era sims for me. I'm really only looking forward to future WW-2 sims that are better than Forgotten Battles. And that won't be easy.
A new expansion for Forgotten Battles has just been released, with quite a few more flyable planes. I can't wait.Not really a repo man.
03-06-04, 04:09 PM #4
microsoft's flight simulator ruleZ. i think that the microsoft simulatoe 2004 is on the selves but am not sure. but i know that those sim are great. try them out. i think you will like a lot
03-06-04, 04:26 PM #5Originally posted by Asteras
microsoft's flight simulator ruleZ. i think that the microsoft simulatoe 2004 is on the selves but am not sure. but i know that those sim are great. try them out. i think you will like a lotmy sys:
03-07-04, 02:10 AM #6
As said before IL2 and Lomac are your only real choices in the combat sim genre these days, however if you settle on lomac get ready to spend ungodly ammounts of time learning the game. On a side note, if you have flight sim 2002 or 2004 head over to www.simviation.com and get yourselves some addon aircraft, it makes the flight sim games 100% more fun!.Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4.7Ghz (1.39 Vcore)
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03-12-04, 12:33 AM #7
I like microsoft's combat flight simulator series.Asus P4C800-E Deluxe, P4 3.0c @ 3.5 ghz, Thermalright SP94, Enermax 92mm, Custom HS
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03-13-04, 11:56 AM #8
for a non-combat flight sim, i saw this one called XPlane in one of my PopSci's. It looks so much better than M$'s stuff. This one can display flight vectors in real time, fly just about any airplane that someone makes. It even has Starwars Racing Pods and stuff. I havent seen it any where. www.x-plane.com im dling the demo right now.
I was just playing Janes F/A-18 and it looks pretty crappy in the graphics department. But its still fun.
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03-13-04, 12:35 PM #9
Try and find a copy of Falcon 4. It had a few problems when it came out, but has been fixed and modded quite a bit. Now it has graphics that are almost as good as LOMAC, but runs better. I have tried LOMAC and went right back to Falcon 4.