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Forum: Chit-Chat 11-08-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,770
Posted By Varis
People writing on the forums tend to be different...

People writing on the forums tend to be different from the mass of paying customers. (Although they are a subset... and often an important one.) The WWII modules are generally the best profit makers...
Forum: Chit-Chat 11-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By Varis
Thank you Sir that was a pretty well reasoned and...

Thank you Sir that was a pretty well reasoned and detailed post :geek: I do think the quality + platform features really matter with DCS. Out of curiosity which one is your favourite...
Forum: Multiplayer 11-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Varis
The Helicopter Tournament would give you some...

The Helicopter Tournament would give you some great helo vs helo (and some ground attack) action. The skill requirement isn't quite as high as in some high profile fixed wing tournaments.

I think...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 11-08-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,587
Posted By Varis
Helis are a whole different world and a new level...

Helis are a whole different world and a new level to DCS so nobody should eventually miss out. I started out my simming with fixed wing in the 80's but since mid-90s (HIND) I've been more into...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 11-08-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Varis
Where are you based btw? Also check out the...

Where are you based btw?

Also check out the thread in my sig. Really great discussion on progressing in DCS. Baby steps is the key.

DCS is a huge learning challenge. Especially if you try and...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 11-03-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,024
Posted By Varis
The DCS engine has come forward a lot in the last...

The DCS engine has come forward a lot in the last 10 years and I wouldn't imagine any off the shelf engine being able to deliver similar. Consider the size of the maps for starters.

Regarding...
Forum: DCS World 2.5 11-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Varis
Harlikwin made some of the main points indeed. ...

Harlikwin made some of the main points indeed.

I'd echo Delta and QuiGon that early on the trainers and older aircraft can be a good pick too, much quicker to master due to fewer electronic...
Forum: RAZBAM 11-03-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,432
Posted By Varis
Yes - it's quite interesting to fly. Will be a...

Yes - it's quite interesting to fly. Will be a while before you start bumping into the bugs, even for Harrier... That said almost no product is perfect here and even the Viggen is considered somehow...
Forum: Chit-Chat 11-03-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By Varis
Congrats on an exciting buy :smartass: ...

Congrats on an exciting buy :smartass:

Didn't buy anything as I have about half of the modules already and could maybe take some time to learn to fly a half of them. Plus a few untapped campaigns....
Forum: DCS World 2.5 10-21-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,587
Posted By Varis
Take it easy and slow, there is a lot to learn....

Take it easy and slow, there is a lot to learn. Air starts can save some time, you can quickly make some simple scenarios/tests in the editor if you put in a bit of effort to learn it... DCS is a lot...
Forum: Heatblur Simulations 03-27-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By Varis
Believe or not this tank actually does get...

Believe or not this tank actually does get modelled in games. But a DCS / SteelBeasts level implementation is required to really let its peculiarity shine, I think.

PS. Why this is relevant to HB...
Forum: Heatblur Simulations 03-24-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By Varis
Stridsvagn 103

If there ever is a high-fidelity ground vehicle... please make this one :smilewink:

https://youtu.be/IlS9HaSrhzU

Even more bizarr.. I mean unique than the Viggen :wub:
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Forum: Chit-Chat 03-15-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By Varis
Welcome back! Make sure you have good pedals and...

Welcome back! Make sure you have good pedals and take a spin with the helicopters as well :thumbup:

For performance - it's not just the hardware, much work and optimization has been going on with...
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-13-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Varis
A helicopter of course... for experiencing a...

A helicopter of course... for experiencing a different world, and they are all very good.
Forum: SA-342M Gazelle 03-10-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Varis
Sounds nice if you can do manual hovers etc. I...

Sounds nice if you can do manual hovers etc. I have autohover bound to the throttle stick, also the collective and follow camera settings. Autohover is a challenge but it's another enabler as well. ...
Forum: DCS: Combined Arms 03-10-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By Varis
They also work strangely quickly in most...

They also work strangely quickly in most scenarios.

FWIW I think Aviodev added at least an electricity cabinet/cart as a prop.
Forum: Magnitude 3 LLC 03-08-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 49,703
Posted By Varis
Awesome stuff! Anybody can tell us a bit...

Awesome stuff!

Anybody can tell us a bit about this aircraft?
Forum: Tournaments 03-05-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Varis
I like how you put forward those ideas, just...

I like how you put forward those ideas, just having some slight issues with some of the ideas themselves.



Probably not, if they have to drive it all the way to AO. (How well can they just...
Forum: Tournaments 03-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Varis
Please bear in mind that helicopters can be...

Please bear in mind that helicopters can be limited for operational envelope - weapon choices, deployment, etc.

I have some doubts a 100% player driven BMP destruction derby would be serious fun...
Forum: Guides & Tutorials 03-03-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,761
Posted By Varis
How is your CPU and RAM situation? Also the SSD...

How is your CPU and RAM situation? Also the SSD may be a rather slow one.

Discounts tend to happen a few times per year so you can plan your acquisition strategy with that in mind. Also do notice...
Forum: Western Europe 1944-1945 03-03-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,049
Posted By Varis
ED is aware that WW2 aircraft can rake in some...

ED is aware that WW2 aircraft can rake in some real money. Mostly it's just that making succesful simulator products is very difficult and takes time.

ED's problem may be that they have a strong...
Forum: DCS: F-14A & B 03-02-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,342
Posted By Varis
If you are able to engage the customer base and...

If you are able to engage the customer base and collect information on needs and wishes - or perhaps even some good ideas - then it makes sense to release information before product launch. In other...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-17-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 180,795
Posted By Varis
Now that's :sorcerer: really interesting WRT the...

Now that's :sorcerer: really interesting WRT the subject of introducing new people to DCS helicopters
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-17-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 180,795
Posted By Varis
@BaD CrC don't read too much into it... Chit Chat...

@BaD CrC don't read too much into it... Chit Chat is basically the forum for "DCS World, but more interesting".

@[105]-Rahon for sure attack helicopters would sell better than transports (Mi-8...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-16-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 180,795
Posted By Varis
:thumbup: Nice observation there. The Ka-50 is...

:thumbup: Nice observation there. The Ka-50 is one of the most modern modules, period. Did I mention it's Redfor?

Let's hope 2020 is the year of the Rotor and we'll have a new helicopter bundle...
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