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  1. J2_Bidu

    Ju 52 compass bug?

    I confused the compass with the course selector...
  2. J2_Bidu

    Ju 52 compass bug?

    Will try to reproduce, tonight maybe. Thx!
  3. ... Provided you own the Saitek ROF/FC Extravaganza Enabler Seat, of course!
  4. It's not that obvious The official starting time (maybe since daylight savings changes?) is now 19:00 GMT. And *in practice* by 22:30 people have really started to flee. When I stay until 23:00 there's usually only 6 or 7 guys and that is if no one has won yet. I would risk saying the clashing time that matters is really 19:00-22:30 at most.
  5. I think Cuban and Steve may not be 100% correct if they think different crowds are involved. I would fly both, although I will fly VM while it is happening, a personal preference in the present situation which I don't expect everyone to share, all free to do as they please. It's nice that we have some choice. I will still lament that the not-so-much choice we have happens to overlap, at least partially. Whatever. Let me just finish by saying that I disagree with labeling some people the "ROF crowd" and others the "FC crowd". There will probably only be an FC because there was and still is a ROF, as the sheer enthusiasm and dedication of the ROF crowd was certainly part of the reason why Jason and his crew risked this venture. They know the "ROF crowd" is not coming to FC - the ROF crowd is STAYING at FC, because FC is the continuation of ROF in every way. We don't deny the past or neglect the present. And we don't abdicate from the future. We're all with the development team and we share their continuing dream, which has brought us this far. For some the journey has started later than for others. It will also end later. I wish I'd be there to see it all. exeunt
  6. J2_Bidu

    Personal skins in FC MP repository

    Concerning drive space... It is possible to cheat the game into thinking the skin folder is in some subfolder of the game installation folder (on, say, the C drive), while it is actually on another disk and folder somewhere (D:\skindump or whatever). You just map one to the other and it will never know. That's what I do with ROF recorded tracks.
  7. J2_Bidu

    Personal skins in FC MP repository

    Which, if you come to think of it, is just what happens within each of our brains while processing "reality". So not much to getting used to, really... Uh... Or would you prefer the blue pill?
  8. J2_Bidu

    Personal skins in FC MP repository

    Good idea. We could arrange a pack just for download convenience, although we should give priority to get the skins coming, can't let it stagnate like it happened... well... before. How big is a 4K skin anyway?
  9. I don't intend to drag this discussion forever, but you mentioned ROF in this thread before I did, so I posted my view on what you had said. I will let the moderators moderate, though, while trying my best to stay on topic. Anyway, my post was not about ROF and I don't think yours was either.
  10. This Sunday, VM had 40. Just saying... I don't think this ought to be a FC vs ROF battle or whatever. Would be nice if some compromise could be reached. I would attend both. Not such a different crowd. I'm not an airquake guy and I'd join just for FC fun. Anyway, I'd like to praise GCF for organising the event. Just sad it happens to collide, and I'll have to skip a lot of it, same as many. All in favour of more participation in FC online! Inferior is a poor adjective here. It's a mature game. It's a completed game. It's a great game. Comparing the two is meaningless. Would you like to compare the career mode? The plane set? It's not the point here. Let me just add that if you read the ROF unofficial facebook page, you'll see that I'm not defending ROF against FC there. I'm actually letting people know that both exist, FC is the future, etc. But you need ROF player base to hold, and a nice transition. If you make me choose now, for instance, I'll drop both and head on definitely to BOX until FC gets mature, maybe. See you in my JU87...
  11. The compass is always showing SW with minor fluctuations for me, even if I make a sharp turn. The "easy" compass however shows me the right direction, as would be expected. Am I missing something or is that a bug for Ju 52's compass? Thanks!
  12. Thanks for your help! 🙏
  13. I am more less dealing with the same problem: how to best use multiple quadrants, what controls to map to which functions, especially in IL2, given you can't easily have multiple control assignments for different planes and change them in game. I imagine the issue has a lesser scale for those wishing to fly just one plane type, or planes with very similar characteristics. Just off the top of my head, I remember an example of handy use for multiple throttles: I'm a Rise of Flight guy, and when you're flying the german Gotha bomber, for instance, it's easier to taxi it, make a turn in flight or deal with having one damaged engine if you have separate controls. I'm not seeing a use for separate mixtures or radiators, for example. I imagine these would be better controlled as a group. P.S.: Anyway, compiling solutions on making the best use of your setup would be something that might help the community. Is anyone aware of such a reference?
  14. J2_Bidu

    Developer Diary 213 - Discussion

    Although I'm not a complete ignorant on these subjects, I can clearly see my History and plane/tank knowledge is sadly insufficient for a full appreciation of your hard work. Thanks for your efforts in pleasing both the expert and the common guy. You may get some comfort in knowing that your excellent work is an incentive for some people to learn more. Thank you!