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Old 04-17-2019, 05:05 PM   #1
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I see that the newest updates mentions they will now proceed with work on the "free map."
Naturally, like everyone else, I can't help wondering what that will be.
I also saw that work is continuing on the F4U Corsair. A very exciting airplane. Screenshots look good.
Could it be, I wonder, that there will be a Pacific island map for use with the F4U?
I can see that. If the map is going to be free, I dont see it being filled with towns and cities. That's too much work to expect them to give us that sort of thing for free. And it wouldn't be something that will take years to complete. Again, too much time and money invested with no monetary return. A small island. Beaches, trees, some hills. A couple of jungle airstrips. I can imagine them knocking something like that out comparitively quickly.
A possibility you think?
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Old 04-17-2019, 05:12 PM   #2
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By the russian forum, actually has not planned a Pacific / East map by ED. Had a plan to a Iwo Jima map by M3
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:57 PM   #3
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Okay, so most likely it isn't. But I'd sure as hell like to take off in that Bent Winged Widow maker rolling down a coral runway surrounded by palm trees!
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Old 04-17-2019, 07:14 PM   #4
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As Silver Dragon said, Leatherneck/M3 had plans for a Iwo Jima map. It is unkown if they still have such plans, but there were some signs lately that this is still the case. They even have registered the map for a Steam release: https://steamdb.info/app/411941/
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:57 PM   #5
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I wonder if it could be a Korean Peninsula map? The F-86 and MiG-15 would have a proper Korean War setting, the F4U-1D might fit in here as well?

And the upcoming F-16C is appropriate for this theater too.
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Old 04-19-2019, 06:08 AM   #6
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I wonder if it could be a Korean Peninsula map? The F-86 and MiG-15 would have a proper Korean War setting, the F4U-1D might fit in here as well?

And the upcoming F-16C is appropriate for this theater too.
The Corsair (If they make the 1D) was a WW2 variant, not the latest Korean War versions.
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The Corsair (If they make the 1D) was a WW2 variant, not the latest Korean War versions.
It is the 1D
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:08 AM   #8
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Whatever it is Wags stated it would be his favorite place to fly a real aircraft.I'm thinking/Hoping The Hawaiian Islands.We even might get a WWII 1941 and Current version? That would be Amazing!!!
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:48 AM   #9
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Is that what he said? Well, now, that's interesting. Damn, Hawaii would be fantastic. But a bit ambitious for a free map, no? I was figuring something along the lines of a simpler area to model. Now you really have me thinking.
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Old 04-18-2019, 08:39 AM   #10
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Is that what he said?
You can listen to the interview yourself...

https://overcast.fm/+PCDL8E03g

The comment on the "free map" start at 39m55s.
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