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44 minutes ago, Icer said:

Bought IL-2 Battle of Stalingrad and Flying Circus on Steam (wasn't aware of other options, sorry). On Steam they make you buy Stalingrad before you can get Bodenplatte for some reason. Discovered Il2sturmovic.com web store and (after reading Steam/Direct versions work together) purchased Moscow, Kuban, and Bodenplatte. Odd thing is the "Direct " version only shows BoM, BoK, and BoBP and the Steam version shows all 5 modules (though only Stalingrad is listed in Steam library. Also, badges here only show for BoM, BoK, and BoBP... any way to combine them? Not sure Steam will keep anything but Stalingrad (and FC) updated?

 

Thanks for any guidance!

 

Have a look at this post. I'm not sure if your exact case is covered, but it may be.

 

FYI, the IL-2 Resources post has lots of help for the game in general.

 

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Thx JimTM, I believe I did link the two accounts as the Steam startup shows all the modules and I can fly anything.. Apparently the communication only goes one way IL2Sturmovik -> Steam and not Steam -> IL2. Not a big deal, all works well through Steam, just don't see my Steam modules listed here..

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18 hours ago, Icer said:

Thx JimTM, I believe I did link the two accounts as the Steam startup shows all the modules and I can fly anything.. Apparently the communication only goes one way IL2Sturmovik -> Steam and not Steam -> IL2. Not a big deal, all works well through Steam, just don't see my Steam modules listed here..

 

Yes, only one way apparently, this is what I noticed too

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Thanks guys, I was wondering the same thing!  How can I link my Steam purchase of Battle of Stalingrad to the Il-2 account and activate it!!!!

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I think the 1st time I ran the new module (purchased from IL-2xx.com) it asked me if I wanted to link the accounts.Just keep in mind once linked you will only see ALL modules using the Steam executable.

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Just bought the Bodenplatte package.  When I start the game the only thing I can do is Quick missions. 
It seems there are no Scripted missions or Careers with Bodenplatte.
Am I misunderstanding something?

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16 hours ago, Valdimar said:

Just bought the Bodenplatte package.  When I start the game the only thing I can do is Quick missions. 
It seems there are no Scripted missions or Careers with Bodenplatte.
Am I misunderstanding something?

 

Is this the only module you own or do you have others from Steam? Can't answer your question directly but grab the IL2 Content Downloader and see if there are missions/campaigns there that work for you - https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/55681-content-downloader-install-new-missions-with-a-click-of-a-mouse/

 

You need at least the Battle of Stalingrad module to use the Campaigns available (cheap, but $) from the IL2 Store, and Kuban and Moscow to use all of them..

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3 hours ago, Icer said:

 

Is this the only module you own or do you have others from Steam? Can't answer your question directly but grab the IL2 Content Downloader and see if there are missions/campaigns there that work for you - https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/55681-content-downloader-install-new-missions-with-a-click-of-a-mouse/

 

You need at least the Battle of Stalingrad module to use the Campaigns available (cheap, but $) from the IL2 Store, and Kuban and Moscow to use all of them..

 

Thanks for the answer.  I bought the game directly from IL2Stumovik.com and not using Steam.  I can run the game but its pretty empty for content.  I only see missions and careers from other packages like Stalingrad, Moscow and Cuban.  Since I have not bought those I can only use Quick missions.  Even the IL2 Content Downloader only lists IL2 Battle of Stalingrad (I tried it).   It looks like you have to buy more to open up content.

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1 hour ago, Valdimar said:

 

Thanks for the answer.  I bought the game directly from IL2Stumovik.com and not using Steam.  I can run the game but its pretty empty for content.  I only see missions and careers from other packages like Stalingrad, Moscow and Cuban.  Since I have not bought those I can only use Quick missions.  Even the IL2 Content Downloader only lists IL2 Battle of Stalingrad (I tried it).   It looks like you have to buy more to open up content.

Just bought Stalingrad and now some missions are open.  However all Campaigns are locked.  Do you have to buy them separately?
The info on the game seems a bit misleading.  You really have to buy more maps to have the game make sense.

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22 hours ago, Valdimar said:

Just bought Stalingrad and now some missions are open.  However all Campaigns are locked.  Do you have to buy them separately?
The info on the game seems a bit misleading.  You really have to buy more maps to have the game make sense.

 

Career mode in Stalingrad should now be available to you.

 

Those locked scripted campaigns are bought separately, only Kuban comes bundled with a scripted campaign (Sea Dragons).

The two campaigns that are for Stalingrad are Fortress on the Volga and Blazing Steppe and can be bought here https://il2sturmovik.com/store/campaigns/

 

But you can also find some very good free ones here https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/forum/111-scripted-campaigns/

 

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Hello gents, old IL-2 veteran here. Member of Slovakia map team, elderly pilots remember. Been tinkering with DCS in the meantime, yesterday got this new Sturmovik and feelings from flight in trusty IL-2 are great. 

 

Jurinko aka Letka13/Liptow

 

 

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On 5/1/2020 at 8:44 PM, Valdimar said:

Just bought Stalingrad and now some missions are open.  However all Campaigns are locked.  Do you have to buy them separately?
The info on the game seems a bit misleading.  You really have to buy more maps to have the game make sense.

 

You can get the two Stalingrad Campaigns here (https://il2sturmovik.com/store/campaigns/) for about $5, the other 3 need Kuban and Moscow. 

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I've been having some trouble with my aircraft of servers, with the A-20, Stuka, and IL 2 Sturmovik aircraft when ever I start my engines, I can't take off or move. Is there brakes that need to be released on these aircraft?

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According to my handy-dandy sheet, of those planes only A-20 has parking brakes, but even those gets disengaged when pressing normal brakes.

 

I dunno, RPM control perhaps?

 

 

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12 minutes ago, FlyingFalcon said:

I've been having some trouble with my aircraft of servers, with the A-20, Stuka, and IL 2 Sturmovik aircraft when ever I start my engines, I can't take off or move. Is there brakes that need to be released on these aircraft?

 

On these aircraft you need to manage the engine RPM as well as the throttle. Sounds like this might be your problem!

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Hello, i am new to IL2 BoS.

I play a few weeks. The game is great. I had a little bit flight experience from MS CFS. Long time ago.

 

I have a problem with the Headtracking. I use PS3 webcam and FacetrackNoir and it works good but the view up (pitch) to 90 degree to the canopy roof dont work.

The maximum pitch up is 30-40° to half up the canopy roof.

In the FT example view the headtracking works right for 90° but not in the game.  Yaw and roll work perfect excet pitch.

Can anyone help?

 

Thx in advance.

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I've checked out most of the recent forums and was really disappointed there were no starter guides that seemed to address basic aircraft operations.  I'm no pilot, but love this simulation and I'm struggling with some basic things that NO one should ever struggle with.  I'm sure you guys can dig out the facts from some obscure reference, but man, it's hard for me.  So many posts about advanced topics, there's NO way I can find some simple things.  Anyway, a NOOB GUIDE is really needed for basic plane operations.  Please tell me there's one somewhere.

 

So after a few hours of trying to get though things, here are my first round of questions.  Hopefully someone has an answer, but even better would be a link to a decent guide that has these things.

 

1. How to you figure out what throttle to use to keep even with your flight leader?  There's no "match speed" setting, so what is the rule for trying to figure out how fast another friendly pilot is going?  I see my leader, but no idea how fast I should go.  In my 109, I seem to have to set throttle to about 45% to stay even with him.. That's about all I know.  So is there a way to figure this out other than guess and adjust constantly?

 

2. What speed should you land at?  What throttle setting?  Please don't tell me it just varies with the plane..  Give me some basic idea.  I'm sitting there at 70% throttle and it's not going well. I try 40% and not such good luck.  Doesn't each plane have some sort of guide for optimals?

 

3.  What speed should you cruise at?  I take off, and hit throttle to maybe 70%, and I'm just guessing big time.  Is there a guide to what is considered cruising speed, or what is combat speed?

 

4.  Landing doesn't seem to work well.  I hit the "/" slash key, which is supposed to be wheel brakes, but my plane just keeps on rolling way off the runway.  It eventually stops, but way out there.  No U.I. indication is given for wheel brakes even though the key is mapped correctly. 

 

5. Flaps.  Perhaps specific to the 109, which I'm staring with, the flaps seem to go up and down in small 1% increments.  Is there a way to make them go up/down all the way in one keystroke?  It takes a while to get them up to 100%.. by that time, I've crashed because I'm paying way too much attention to flaps..  fail.  Is there a set amount of Flaps that I should be using when landing, or taking off?  Seems like again there should be a guide per plane.  I've no idea how much flap to use.

 

6. COMS..  In single player career/campaign, are you supposed to request landing or something like that?  Or do you just land when you want to?  Do COMS play any part in how things work for single player?

 

Ok, I'll stop there.  Thanks for any answers.

 

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18 minutes ago, bbenham said:

I've checked out most of the recent forums and was really disappointed there were no starter guides that seemed to address basic aircraft operations.  I'm no pilot, but love this simulation and I'm struggling with some basic things that NO one should ever struggle with.  I'm sure you guys can dig out the facts from some obscure reference, but man, it's hard for me.  So many posts about advanced topics, there's NO way I can find some simple things.  Anyway, a NOOB GUIDE is really needed for basic plane operations.  Please tell me there's one somewhere.

 

So after a few hours of trying to get though things, here are my first round of questions.  Hopefully someone has an answer, but even better would be a link to a decent guide that has these things.

 

1. How to you figure out what throttle to use to keep even with your flight leader?  There's no "match speed" setting, so what is the rule for trying to figure out how fast another friendly pilot is going?  I see my leader, but no idea how fast I should go.  In my 109, I seem to have to set throttle to about 45% to stay even with him.. That's about all I know.  So is there a way to figure this out other than guess and adjust constantly?

 

You do in fact have to match speed and adjust your throttle settings to match the leader. Once you get adjusted you should be at a stable speed

 

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2. What speed should you land at?  What throttle setting?  Please don't tell me it just varies with the plane..  Give me some basic idea.  I'm sitting there at 70% throttle and it's not going well. I try 40% and not such good luck.  Doesn't each plane have some sort of guide for optimals?

 

There are flight specifications for each aircraft on the second tab on the briefing screen on the top right, or in the mission if you pull up the briefing map key press “o” I think. It should give you a flaps speed, landing speed, stall speed, etc.

 

 

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3.  What speed should you cruise at?  I take off, and hit throttle to maybe 70%, and I'm just guessing big time.  Is there a guide to what is considered cruising speed, or what is combat speed?

 

I personally look up specs in actual flight manuals I find on the internet. They are usually right on.

 

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4.  Landing doesn't seem to work well.  I hit the "/" slash key, which is supposed to be wheel brakes, but my plane just keeps on rolling way off the runway.  It eventually stops, but way out there.  No U.I. indication is given for wheel brakes even though the key is mapped correctly. 

 

You should check your key mapping in the settings interface and make sure your brakes are correctly assigned. Various aircraft have different brake settings.

 

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5. Flaps.  Perhaps specific to the 109, which I'm staring with, the flaps seem to go up and down in small 1% increments.  Is there a way to make them go up/down all the way in one keystroke?  It takes a while to get them up to 100%.. by that time, I've crashed because I'm paying way too much attention to flaps..  fail.  Is there a set amount of Flaps that I should be using when landing, or taking off?  Seems like again there should be a guide per plane.  I've no idea how much flap to use.

 

The flaps operate at a real life speed, so you probably have to hold the key down or use multiple key presses. I don’t fly the 109 much so I am not familiar with it specifically 

 

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6. COMS..  In single player career/campaign, are you supposed to request landing or something like that?  Or do you just land when you want to?  Do COMS play any part in how things work for single player?

 

In single player your radio calls are AI and you don’t have to do anything except avoid other planes on the runway

 

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Ok, I'll stop there.  Thanks for any answers.

 

 

I would suggest you watch requiems tutorial videos. I will get a link and be back...

 

ok, here ya go...

 

 

Watch that 1st and take notes. Then you might want to watch some more of his videos. He’s a real life flight instructor but I don’t think he lets his students fly the 109 on their first solo. 

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7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

I've checked out most of the recent forums and was really disappointed there were no starter guides that seemed to address basic aircraft operations.  I'm no pilot, but love this simulation and I'm struggling with some basic things that NO one should ever struggle with.  I'm sure you guys can dig out the facts from some obscure reference, but man, it's hard for me.  So many posts about advanced topics, there's NO way I can find some simple things.  Anyway, a NOOB GUIDE is really needed for basic plane operations.  Please tell me there's one somewhere.

 

So after a few hours of trying to get though things, here are my first round of questions.  Hopefully someone has an answer, but even better would be a link to a decent guide that has these things.

 

1. How to you figure out what throttle to use to keep even with your flight leader?  There's no "match speed" setting, so what is the rule for trying to figure out how fast another friendly pilot is going?  I see my leader, but no idea how fast I should go.  In my 109, I seem to have to set throttle to about 45% to stay even with him.. That's about all I know.  So is there a way to figure this out other than guess and adjust constantly?

 

In WWII there isn't a lot of automation for anything so matching speeds is basically just catching up and trying to keep pace with the lead aircraft. I'm not sure how realistic this is but in multiplayer with a tightly coordinated group we tend to share engine settings (i.e. I'm flying with 7lbs of boost at 2500rpm). In single player you just have to guess and fiddle with the throttle to keep a matched speed.

 

When your new this takes considerable focus. When you've logged a few hours it gets easier to the point where you just do it and don't overthink it.

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

2. What speed should you land at?  What throttle setting?  Please don't tell me it just varies with the plane..  Give me some basic idea.  I'm sitting there at 70% throttle and it's not going well. I try 40% and not such good luck.  Doesn't each plane have some sort of guide for optimals?

 

It really does vary with each plane. For an extreme example you'd typically land a SE5a from WWI at 50mph(ish) and a Spitfire IX around 150mph.

 

If you pause the game (in single player), go to the Objectives screen (O) and click on the Specifications tab you can look up all of the technical specs. You can also find the same information here:

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

3.  What speed should you cruise at?  I take off, and hit throttle to maybe 70%, and I'm just guessing big time.  Is there a guide to what is considered cruising speed, or what is combat speed?

 

You may be overthinking this a bit. I focus more on engine settings than speed for cruise and seeing as we don't have long range escort missions to fly I don't typically worry about finding the ideal fuel burn ratios or anything like that. You absolutely can if you want but that's up to you.

 

Engine settings are more important. Again using the Specifications tab you can look up what different engine settings are for different aircraft. I know the Spitfire IX pretty well and I'll probably cruise at 5lbs of boost at 2500rpm and kick it up to 7lbs of boost (still cruise) when I think I'm maybe getting into combat or climbing on Continuous power. Every aircraft is different and has different quirks.

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

4.  Landing doesn't seem to work well.  I hit the "/" slash key, which is supposed to be wheel brakes, but my plane just keeps on rolling way off the runway.  It eventually stops, but way out there.  No U.I. indication is given for wheel brakes even though the key is mapped correctly. 

 

You should hear the brakes come on and off. Especially when the pressure releases. You may also note the pedals or a grip handle depress when you press the brake button(s). If its a German or American plane it's typically left and right brakes while most Russian and British aircraft have a single brake.

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

5. Flaps.  Perhaps specific to the 109, which I'm staring with, the flaps seem to go up and down in small 1% increments.  Is there a way to make them go up/down all the way in one keystroke?  It takes a while to get them up to 100%.. by that time, I've crashed because I'm paying way too much attention to flaps..  fail.  Is there a set amount of Flaps that I should be using when landing, or taking off?  Seems like again there should be a guide per plane.  I've no idea how much flap to use.

 

There isn't. Flap control on the Bf109 is particularly slow. Other types like the Yak for example drop them all at once with no intermediate settings.

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

6. COMS..  In single player career/campaign, are you supposed to request landing or something like that?  Or do you just land when you want to?  Do COMS play any part in how things work for single player?

 

ATC isn't really fully featured so you can just go and land. Some more spartan airfields in WWII didn't have much in the way of radio traffic control either so treat airbases in this title as uncontrolled and keep your wits about you as other aircraft could be in the pattern.

 

7 minutes ago, bbenham said:

 

Ok, I'll stop there.  Thanks for any answers.

 

 

There are lots of resources out there that can help you get started its a big forum but they are out there. Here are just a few:

 

Air Combat Tutorial Library - https://www.youtube.com/user/RequiemBoS

 

Run by Requiem, ACTL is a great resource for IL-2 pilots starting out or brushing up. There's aircraft and flying basics as well as highly specific information as well. Requiem also has a Discord server community that is training focused. https://discord.gg/VZPAEyz

 

Utopioneer's Flight School campaigns are also great training resources that help you learn each aircraft individually:

 

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theres a 'realism options' menu (at lest in the career screen) where theres a bunch of things you can turn on, like tips, markers, automatic engine functions...  i turned them all on to learn and then started turning them all off again one by one. the markers are nice to learn estimating your distance to other planes, i keep them off as much as possible but if needed you can quickly turn them on by pressing 'i'

 

you can also learn from the autopilot, just turn it on and observe

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There are lots of resources listed here.

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Thanks so much for the help and great answers. 

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Is there a spread sheet with all the controls laid out, so you can just look and see what controls are needed for a specific action? I'm having trouble finding the keys for various controls in the manual, because they are all spread out.

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Is this what you're looking for? Here's all the controls in one sheet, and plane specific controls in another. :)

 

 

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4 minutes ago, FlyingFalcon said:

Is there a spread sheet with all the controls laid out, so you can just look and see what controls are needed for a specific action? I'm having trouble finding the keys for various controls in the manual, because they are all spread out.

 

There are some links to control key topics under "Game Guides" in the IL-2 Resources post.

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Hello.

 

I am new to flight-simulator games and could use some general advice where to begin and what to buy eventually, and not to spend too much money.

My Windows 7 PC is rather old, so i think i will have to purchase something new first. The family prefers a laptop; would that work?

 

For controllers i have a 15 year old USB Logitech Attack joystick i used with IL 1946 some 17 years ago; will that be sufficient?

As for this new IL2 Sturmovik game itself the pictures and video's look nice, better than the old Microsoft game, only it seems a real war-time game only, and rather expensive too.

 

Are there any trial versions available? Is it maybe an idea to start with the Cliffs of Dover version first, as it seems a lot cheaper. Thanks!

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On 5/24/2020 at 12:36 PM, doyle66 said:

Are there any trial versions available? Is it maybe an idea to start with the Cliffs of Dover version first, as it seems a lot cheaper. Thanks!

 

It's a different game. It's not part of the current Great Battles series.

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On 5/24/2020 at 7:36 AM, doyle66 said:

Are there any trial versions available?

 

Battle of Bodenplatte (BoBp) is on sale for $13 ($20 for premium) right now. Well worth the extra cost over Cliffs of Dover.

 

I am giving away a copy on this thread right now:

 

 

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Hello For All. I come from Warthunder, I would like to know the main differences between the simulators.

I haven't bought any modules yet. Which one do you recommend buying to start? I have Joystick.

 

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Examine each module to see if it contains the planes you are most interested in, buy that one first. Buy all from IL2sturmovik.com, not Steam if possible..

Warthunder and "simulation" in the same sentence.. just no.

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8 hours ago, Nochnye_Vedmy said:

 

Hello For All. I come from Warthunder, I would like to know the main differences between the simulators.

I haven't bought any modules yet. Which one do you recommend buying to start? I have Joystick.

 

 

From my understanding, War Thunder is more simplified flight models, and their planes are not nearly as historically accurate. However, the graphics are very good and there is a huge community. IL-2 strives for simulation, meaning historical accuracy, realistic flight model, and immersion into specific battles.

 

I would recommend Battle of Stalingrad Premium as the first module to buy. It has a good plane set and will allow access on most servers with the planes included. However, you may have another planeset you want (BoM for early war; BoK for midwar and best looking maps; BoBp for late war high performance a/c).

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Hi all,

 

Been at flight sims since the arcade days of Red Baron, always been fascinated with flight.  Aces of the Pacific  was on my dads computer back in the day and I thought I died and went to heaven.  Played that tar out of that one.  Somewhere along the way a friend introduced me to Falcon 4.0 which was my first intro to realistic aviation.  The first iteration of IL-2 would have been around what, 2002? I remember being such a dolt that the first thing I did after installing was going into 'Wonder Woman' mode because it just seemed logical at the time.  And I hated it.  Didn't take long to realize that what I thought was obscuring my view, i.e. the exact same things real pilots see is a key element in situational awareness for a lot of reasons.
 
So after dabbling with DCS for a while I decided to jump back into IL-2 and after some initial confusion discovered the Great Battles series.  
 
Side note: As much as I love love LOVE Il-2 it really drives me nuts that they keep giving it the same name - now we have Il-2, IL-2 1946, IL-2 Cliffs of Dover, Il-2 Great Battles and who knows what else....your head asplode trying to search for specifics.  But its worth it....
 
So far I have Bodenplatte and Kuban.  Still kicking myself for watching the sales for weeks then when I finally decide to pull the trigger sales are over :)  But thats ok with me, the flight sim market is a tough one and I am glad to support something like this.  My setup:
 
Ch Throttle/Fighterstick, Rudder pedals and Track IR.
PC is nothing to write home about (I built it in 2016) but it seems to be handling things fine so far.
 
I'm not very good at dogfighting (vision not so great, spotting is a nightmare trying to use Track IR with progressive lenses) and tend to prefer ground pounding anyway so I gravitate towards that type of mission/plane most of the time.  I think I could learn a lot from other players but have always been hesitant to join a server - my limited experience with voice comms and online gaming has not been all that great.  Although maybe thats different with a sim like this, I imagine most of the annoying/childish/trollish types would balk at the learning curve.
 
I do have a few questions:
 
- is there anyway to launch Il-2 GB without having to login? i.e. true offline mode, is there such a  thing?
 
- back when BoS first came out I was immediately turned off by the whole "Grind to unlock" concept; I dont see that in either Kuban or Bodenplatte, is that just in BoS or did they do away with it?
 
- in IL-2 1946 there was a way to change the heading of the remote indicating compass and I used it a lot.  I dont see any options like that in the current version, is it called something else?
 
- Has anyone been able to make use of the mini joystick on the CH throttle?  Since it always centers and IL2 doesnt have the options to change the center point I am at a loss as to how it could be used.  
 
In summary; long time flight sim enthusiast with a limited schedule, perpetual noob thinking about dipping my toes into online flying but not sure what to expect.

 

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10 hours ago, Sholtz said:

- is there anyway to launch Il-2 GB without having to login? i.e. true offline mode, is there such a  thing?

 
- back when BoS first came out I was immediately turned off by the whole "Grind to unlock" concept; I dont see that in either Kuban or Bodenplatte, is that just in BoS or did they do away with it?


Run the games executable that you can find in bin\game. And choose offline when your at the games login screen. That’s how I’ve played when having no internet connection recently.

 

I was not around back then but I’ve read on here about that old system, yes they did away with it.

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12 hours ago, Sholtz said:
So far I have Bodenplatte and Kuban.  Still kicking myself for watching the sales for weeks then when I finally decide to pull the trigger sales are over :)  But thats ok with me, the flight sim market is a tough one and I am glad to support something like this. 
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- back when BoS first came out I was immediately turned off by the whole "Grind to unlock" concept; I dont see that in either Kuban or Bodenplatte, is that just in BoS or did they do away with it?

Thank you for buying BOX. There will be sales in the future with high probability, so more opportunities to complete your collection at a discount.

 

The grinding for unlocks was an interesting concept to keep a certain type of player interested in the single player campaign, but all the other players weren't able to immediately access their favorite plane in their favorite configuration or were hindered to experiment with different configs as you have experienced, too. IIRC when the producer's hat changed, they also changed that concept very fast and it hasn't reappeared since. If you are interested in what development happened when then I may direct you to the Developer Diary in the Announcements sub-forum.

https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/forum/7-announcements/

They kept the "every friday" format like Oleg Maddox did it for the first Sturmovik series, but since then it has beautifully evolved.

 

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Hi community,

New player, but long time flight simmer, it's very nice to be on board, thanks :-)

Starting to get my head around Bodenplatte, might possibly have a few silly questions in future, sorry. But absolutely loving the sim, appreciate all of the hard work that has gone into it.

 

Many thanks,

Andrew.

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Sorry community,

 

Just a few things I want to get clear in my mind please.

1. My first purchase has been Bodenplatte, because I was attracted to that location and the aircraft that were in use during that time period. So, my first question is, if I purchase, say, Moscow, will the 2 games merge, and will the aircraft from both sims be able to be used in each sim respectively?

2. Bodenplatte missions seem to always take place in the snow. Is this correct?

3. Heard a vicious rumor before I purchased this sim that there *might* be a North Africa campaign and setting in future?

4. Any (approximate) ETA's on Normandy? I've been wishing for something like this for years. Thanks so much to the devs, and the community.

5. With some of the user made missions, campaigns, and modified terrains, are they catalogued at the moment? For example; Things just suitable for Bodenplatte? Because I do not want to damage this sim in any way.

I would once again like to say a big thanks to everybody, I will always be happy to buy these add ons, this sim have a bright future.

Andrew.

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Welcome!

 

I can answer 1. It's one game. What you are buying is sets of maps and planes. And missions. You can even have fights with both WW1 and WW2 planes. Of course many multiplayer servers finely restrict the maps snd plane sets used, and even other options regarding realistic flying  etc.

 

Have fun!

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