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Forum: Chit-Chat 07-13-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,489
Posted By TomOnSteam
The latency with Stadia makes most games...

The latency with Stadia makes most games unplayable. Something like a turned based game is fine I guess. Everything else, you press a button on your control, and nothing happens for half a second at...
Forum: Chit-Chat 06-30-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By TomOnSteam
Alternatively you can flip it around, and use the...

Alternatively you can flip it around, and use the plane's name as a term of endearment. E.g.


"What's for dinner, my dear little *insert aircraft name*"
Possible selections include:

...
Forum: Chit-Chat 06-01-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 259,940
Posted By TomOnSteam
OK well I found this far more interesting than my...

OK well I found this far more interesting than my actual work so.... here you go! It's not quite as detailed as I thought it would be, but interesting nevertheless. It's quite similar to the...
Forum: Chit-Chat 05-12-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,108
Posted By TomOnSteam
Why is there a hole in your Su-27 themed drink...

Why is there a hole in your Su-27 themed drink coaster?
Forum: DCS Wishlist 04-05-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 168,612
Posted By TomOnSteam
We're bored and stuck at home please do an...

We're bored and stuck at home please do an aircraft reveal :P
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-02-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,538
Posted By TomOnSteam
Check out the 1982 (or maybe it was 1984)...

Check out the 1982 (or maybe it was 1984) computer chronicles. They show footage from a military simulator, and it looks roughly about as good as an OpenGL game from the mid - late 90s.


Except...
Forum: VIRPIL Controls 02-16-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,438
Posted By TomOnSteam
Great looking stick, but I'm wondering it would...

Great looking stick, but I'm wondering it would be more ergonomic to swap the position of the Red Pickle button and the HAT switch below it?

From the pictures it feels like the HAT switch would...
Forum: Input and Output 02-12-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By TomOnSteam
Agreed. It feels VERY solid compared to anything...

Agreed. It feels VERY solid compared to anything I've owned from saitek and logitech in that price range. It's even better than a CH Products stick (although you lose a few buttons on the T16000M)
Forum: Input and Output 02-06-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,276
Posted By TomOnSteam
T16000M or FCS package seems like a good buy. I...

T16000M or FCS package seems like a good buy. I was surprised at how solid it felt after I tried it. It's plastic yes, but the action of the stick was not far off from the Warthog. Far far better...
Forum: DCS Wishlist 02-06-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 168,612
Posted By TomOnSteam
If it's an Apache I will s**t my pants from...

If it's an Apache I will s**t my pants from excitement :-)
Forum: RAZBAM 02-06-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 385,926
Posted By TomOnSteam
F-15E is a must buy for me after experiencing the...

F-15E is a must buy for me after experiencing the F-14 with a human RIO or human pilot. 2 players in the same aircraft is just too much fun :)
Forum: Virtual Reality 02-05-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By TomOnSteam
You can try asking on the oculus / wmr / vive /...

You can try asking on the oculus / wmr / vive / valve forums - this is likely a global setting you'd change in the drivers or software of the various headsets. There is likely a way for it to render...
Forum: Virtual Reality 02-02-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,033
Posted By TomOnSteam
But now that I think about it, you could put a PC...

But now that I think about it, you could put a PC or a Laptop in a backpack, and then the limit is the length the of the powercord or how long your laptop battery can last.

Doing a quick search...
Forum: Virtual Reality 02-02-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,033
Posted By TomOnSteam
The limitation will be the length of the cables...

The limitation will be the length of the cables attached to the headset :-)




If you can somehow mount your computer on the ceiling so that it is in the center of a large room, you will get...
Forum: Wishlist 01-31-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By TomOnSteam
AN/ASQ-236 Radar Pod

There are some interesting upgrades coming to the new Warthog - one of which is a radar pod - rumored to be the https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104604/anasq-236-radar-pod/

...
Forum: Virtual Reality 01-24-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,033
Posted By TomOnSteam
Oculus Rift S also has the best "sweet spot"...

Oculus Rift S also has the best "sweet spot" thanks to the lenses. In many headsets as your eyes deviate from the centre of the lens you get a blurry image, which means you cannot look around with...
Forum: New User Briefing Room 12-25-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,320
Posted By TomOnSteam
I also came to DCS without ever flying a...

I also came to DCS without ever flying a simulator (or any knowledge about planes other than it looks cool) so hopefully this can help:


It's hard to know where to start when there is so much to...
Forum: Heatblur F-14 A&B Tutorials 12-25-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,001
Posted By TomOnSteam
Here you go :-) (There might be better ways...

Here you go :-)

(There might be better ways to do it, but I just printed to PDF from the browser.)


Portrait: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3lbkou1ad9xhs1d/F-14BGuide.pdf?dl=0



Landscape: ...
Forum: Heatblur F-14 A&B Tutorials 12-23-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,001
Posted By TomOnSteam
F-14B Beginners Guide for 2 crew multiplayer / coop

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1861644772

https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/789742127005526451/67D14D9AEB36F4218446CF604860D1DB33D8DB43/


This is a...
Forum: Chit-Chat 10-21-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,096
Posted By TomOnSteam
It's probably that AH-64D Longbow that they've...

It's probably that AH-64D Longbow that they've been working on in complete secret:music_whistling: (I'm joking! :D I too truly am curious whether that is something yet unannounced or if Wags is...
Forum: Payment and Activation 10-19-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By TomOnSteam
If anyone is feeling generous during this sale, I...

If anyone is feeling generous during this sale, I would love to fly on the Persian Gulf map :music_whistling:


All I can offer in return is my eternal gratitude however:D
Forum: Virtual Reality 10-12-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,543
Posted By TomOnSteam
Is there no tech support from Rift customer...

Is there no tech support from Rift customer service or from their forums? Post your error message and screenshots of the issues, and that will give something for people to work with.
Forum: Wishlist 10-09-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,091
Posted By TomOnSteam
That is a lot of buttons and hats for sure! I...

That is a lot of buttons and hats for sure! I wonder if it would be easier/faster/better to make an FC3 style simulation for the Apache - at least initially. I normally don't like that idea, but...
Forum: Chit-Chat 10-09-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By TomOnSteam
How do militaries name their vehicles/equipment/weapons

Does anyone know if there is a naming convention for military equipment and vehicles and aircraft? Or is it just thought of at the time of development?

E.g. how would missile or tank get it's...
Forum: Input and Output 10-06-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,650
Posted By TomOnSteam
I would recommend the Warthog IF they fixed the...

I would recommend the Warthog IF they fixed the slew sensor out of the box. I'm really not sure why they haven't made a new revision of the Warthog with a proper slew sensor on the throttle. It's...
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