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Old 03-29-2019, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default Looking for some more BuDs (BUsy DadS) to fly and chat with?

As our name suggests, we are a group of guys who don’t have time, and cannot make any commitments, to any other type of formal squad due to the nature of life, but need a place to come hang out when life (A.K.A. wife) allows. BuDs is that place where you can just hop in and out whenever you want, even if it’s just to say hello, or also if you want to put up a 3 hour mission. Anything goes! We’re mostly casual, but also willing to be formal. Come on by during your squad's off-nights. We have several smaller squads that drop by often. Think of it like stopping in at your favorite neighborhood bar to shoot some pool or throw some darts with some familiar faces you see outside around town. You can even bring some beer along if you’d like

You don’t even have to commit to this group. Participation in other groups is encouraged too. Networking is good, especially when we all have a common interest.

We started mid-March 2019 and are still getting to know each other, so don’t feel intimated to hop in and join the fun!

We are on Discord, and our chat room is just as active than our online play. We joke around, talk about aviation, discuss our busy lives, share pictures, and even talk about our biggest hurdle in DCS gameplay... the BuMs!

There are currently more than 180 of us (as of 2/2/2020), and we’re looking to grow a little more so that we get the benefit of MP availability when desired while also keeping the group small and personable so that we all know each other and can learn from each other. There are still pockets in the day of inactivity, so we'll keep growing for now, however most of the time there are people around to play with. Usually 3-4 at any given time, and up to 15-20 when we do planned events. You’ll quickly get to know the regulars who play during your preferred hours.

We are global and a borderless community and all share a common interest in aviation. See our map here.

Also, you don’t have to be busy, or a dad, to join. As long as you are in the mentality of casual game play, understand that life gets in the way when you’re in the middle of a bombing run, and feeling social, BuDs is for you.

We all enjoy talking about airplanes and simulators throughout the day in the chat room.

A typical MP session goes something like this...
Hop into BuDs on Discord and see who’s online, establish communication, hop into whatever shenanigans are going on, and leave when your wife tells you to, if you must
If no one is on, start up a server, hop into the voice channel and send a message to the group to entice someone to join you.


Here are some videos from BuDs sessions:
https://youtu.be/GBi2Xeh4NqY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx7J...ature=youtu.be


If this sounds like the MP experience you’re looking for, shoot me a PM and introduce yourself and I’ll get you into the group from there. The server is not public. Please let me know which city you’re in and I’ll introduce you to the BuDs.


Blue skies!




Fun fact: Our logo below was a screenshot taken from an actual BuDs formation flight, later edited to remove the background. Don't worry, we fly helos too!
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Old 03-29-2019, 09:27 PM   #2
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I'm one of the BuDs! It's a fun group, and we'd love to see some more folks on our wingtips! I'm one of the DCS noobs, having only the A-10C at the moment.
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Old 04-04-2019, 03:34 PM   #3
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What is the link to your discord server? I need a MP wingman or two!
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Old 04-04-2019, 03:47 PM   #4
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What is the link to your discord server? I need a MP wingman or two!


Sending a PM to you.
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Hey, your schedule looks like a fit for mine.

Looked on Discord, no joy on DCS or BuDs per search.

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Guys this sound a great group.. pity I am on the wrong side of the pond..

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Hey, your schedule looks like a fit for mine.

Looked on Discord, no joy on DCS or BuDs per search.

Standing by.


I will send a PM. We are only looking for 1-2 more at this time while we all get to know each other, then will open it up for more. The guys in the group like the small, personable, feel of the group.
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Guys this sound a great group.. pity I am on the wrong side of the pond..

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We have 3-4 guys that play in the mornings, which may work for you. No discrimination here. I’ve been to your side of the pond (assuming Europe?) and love it.
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Old 04-06-2019, 03:22 AM   #10
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Guys this sound a great group.. pity I am on the wrong side of the pond..

Every success to you...
Yeah, like GT said, several of us are usually on in the mornings here in the USA. I'm one of them! I tend to wake up early and let my wife sleep. Then, she and the kids do their school (we homeschool), so I often have several hours to goof off!
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