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Forum: Thrustmaster 05-22-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Formski
Agreed, great to hear Deltaalphalima1! I'm...

Agreed, great to hear Deltaalphalima1!

I'm up for one as soon as it's ready to go!
Forum: Thrustmaster 05-15-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Formski
Cougar Microstick Pot Replacement

Hi all,

Is anyone aware of a supplier for the Cougar Throttle microstick double pot (part no 252A104B60NB on CougarWorld's warranty part list)? My microstick is failing on the Y-axis, move it...
Forum: VAICOM 03-21-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,984
Views: 909,899
Posted By Formski
Thanks - it was similar to this. I'd setup a...

Thanks - it was similar to this. I'd setup a symbolic link (i.e. mklink) for the tech folder under Saved Games, and that was what was causing the issue. Removed the link and reset the lua code in...
Forum: VAICOM 03-21-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,984
Views: 909,899
Posted By Formski
VAICOMPro and OB 2.5.6.45317 Issues

Hi all,

Am I the only person having issues with the latest Open Beta 2.5.6.45317 released on the 20th of March?

What I'm seeing is
the comms menu (i.e. COMM1 in the F/A-18 ) appearing...
Forum: General Questions 02-17-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Formski
I've had this happen quite a few times in the...

I've had this happen quite a few times in the past on 2.5.5, what I found works is to throttle down then go to full power again and salute.

Am at work now so will check out tonight to see whether...
Forum: Thrustmaster 01-02-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Formski
Yes using the later drivers you can swap them by...

Yes using the later drivers you can swap them by changing MFD 1 to 2 and MFD 2 to 1.
DCS World handles this without issue, left becomes right and right becomes left - no need to make any controller...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 12-06-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Formski
Looking for thoughts on Upgrading

Hi all,


The usual question around here - trying to work out what (if anything) is worth to do to upgrade my PC to increase DCS World performance.

Am currently running a the following:
...
Forum: Virtual Reality 02-04-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,817
Posted By Formski
Two things with the Vive Pro: The headset...

Two things with the Vive Pro:

The headset works with glasses (you can physically 'push' or 'pull' the HMD screens away from your eyes to accommodate them); and
The 'Lightboxes' don't require...
Forum: VR Issues 11-14-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,620
Posted By Formski
I'm getting this on my AMD Vega 64 card (8GB...

I'm getting this on my AMD Vega 64 card (8GB Video RAM) and 32GB System RAM, so it's not just a Nvidia specific issue.

As said earlier, it started with the new 'memory manager' which (for me at...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 10-26-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,878
Posted By Formski
First off, make sure you're in MAN (i.e. manual)...

First off, make sure you're in MAN (i.e. manual) mode on the top of the MFD (centre button I think) but using the MODE button on the bottom left.

FWD on the throttle always runs program 5 and...
Forum: Virtual Reality 10-22-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Formski
It reads to me to be a different API to the Vive...

It reads to me to be a different API to the Vive Controllers, so if DCS implement it wouldn't be the same implementation as the current controllers one - and might actually work!
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 10-17-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By Formski
There is an issue with the Instant Action...

There is an issue with the Instant Action Caucasas 4v4 ACM mission (4 F/A18s vs 4 MiG29s) where you cannot shoot the AIM9Ms that are loaded under the wings anymore. I think this is because they're on...
Forum: Thrustmaster 10-16-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 244,121
Posted By Formski
My Slew upgrade rocked up yesterday and installed...

My Slew upgrade rocked up yesterday and installed last night. This fixes up my biggest gripe on the Warthog - the trackball cursor. Radar control on the Hornet and M2000C are so much easier, as is...
Forum: DCS: F/A-18C Hornet 09-20-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By Formski
I don't find this one too bad - I just send the...

I don't find this one too bad - I just send the AI in 'Engage Bandits' right at the start and they almost always now fire first. I'll usually lob an AIM7M in LOFT mode then crank out right....
Forum: General Questions 08-27-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,942
Posted By Formski
Not that it's helpful, but I only started...

Not that it's helpful, but I only started experiencing this once the new video card 'memory manager' was introduced a few months ago. Before that I never saw this effect.

Installed on a SSD and I...
Forum: DCS Mods 08-09-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 433,775
Posted By Formski
I managed to get rid of the 'bubble' fog(less)...

I managed to get rid of the 'bubble' fog(less) effect in the atmosphere2 file, changing the multiplier for the non-weather application to almost 0.0. I wonder whether this is causing the grass colour...
Forum: DCS Mods 07-26-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 433,775
Posted By Formski
Possible Fog/Weather Issue

This mod works well overall, however have run into an issue with (I think) the weather not being applied near the player's aircraft.

See attached which are from the Caucausas AJS37 Instant Action...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 07-20-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,114
Posted By Formski
I've been running one since late last year. For...

I've been running one since late last year. For DCS it does pretty well, FPS lower than some of the numbers quoted for the 1080ti but that's with everything turned up. Running on a FreeSync monitor...
Forum: DCS Mods 07-11-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 433,775
Posted By Formski
I've got the same issue upon startup: Shader...

I've got the same issue upon startup:

Shader "bazar/shaders/deferred/ResolveDepth.fx" failed to compile. Reason:
warning X4717: Effects deprecated for D3DCompiler_47...
Forum: Video Corruption and Related Card Issues 07-04-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Formski
I'm seeing this on an AMD Vega 64 and HTC Vive....

I'm seeing this on an AMD Vega 64 and HTC Vive. Suspecting it's related to the AMD drivers.

Also if I turn on MSAA the menus disappear entirely upon hitting 'fly again' or CTRL+r in the mission:...
Forum: VR Issues 06-30-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Formski
I'm getting something similar with my Vive and...

I'm getting something similar with my Vive and Vega 64 GPU.

From some basic testing it seems to be tied in to whether I'm using MSAA or not in-game. If I run x2 or x4 MSAA then it happens, without...
Forum: VR Issues 06-29-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,788
Posted By Formski
The Vive has ASW controlled in SteamVR - I'm at...

The Vive has ASW controlled in SteamVR - I'm at work so can't put up a screenshot, but it's under the Developer option in the SteamVR Settings. Once you turn this off then frame rates between 45 and...
Forum: Bugs 03-16-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Formski
Pretty sure it's always been like this, only the...

Pretty sure it's always been like this, only the selected Maverick's seekerhead moves at any one time.
Forum: General Questions 03-18-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,214
Posted By Formski
Tried updating to the latest version and had all...

Tried updating to the latest version and had all the usual issues (uncontrollable aircraft, CTDs etc) so have run

DCS_updater.exe update 2.0.5.1648

and it's currently 'downloading update'...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-08-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Formski
I've found Trifire 7970s work quite well (go from...

I've found Trifire 7970s work quite well (go from 25fps to 70ish fps) in both DCS 1.5 and 2.0. I did have to use Medium visibility distance (large tanked FPS from 70 to 35) and also having mirrors ON...
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