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Forum: Pilot's Lounge 12-12-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,164
Posted By recoilfx
Il2 has ALWAYS been a SURVEY SIM guys... Loss of...

Il2 has ALWAYS been a SURVEY SIM guys... Loss of click-able cockpit is not that important if all other aspects of combat is simulated well (CEM, FM, DM, collision, ballistics)....

If you want a...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 12-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 29,921
Posted By recoilfx
Thank you Luthier, and for all your work. At...

Thank you Luthier, and for all your work. At 514hrs and counting, Cliffs of Dover is the game that I have most played, in my life. Nothing comes close.

I wish you success in wherever you go!
Forum: Gameplay questions threads 11-05-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,128
Posted By recoilfx
I have >500hrs of CloD time, I have not seen one...

I have >500hrs of CloD time, I have not seen one instance of cheating.....

It's also mostly the Red-only fliers that are making claims about cheating, which leads to me believe this is a FM issue....
Forum: Gameplay questions threads 11-05-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,128
Posted By recoilfx
Do you really need me to split hair on the...

Do you really need me to split hair on the definition of getting performance back? The reds DID get their performance back in the last few patches, just not as much as some people may like...
...
Forum: Gameplay questions threads 11-05-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,128
Posted By recoilfx
I won't speak for others, but personally when the...

I won't speak for others, but personally when the Spits got their performance back, i had a horrible time out climbing the Spit Ias

- HOWEVER - Recently i have figured out that climbing at...
Forum: Technical threads 11-02-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 36,152
Posted By recoilfx
That's way too much contrast and looks unnatural....

That's way too much contrast and looks unnatural. It won't look nice when the sky isn't so bright (ie, evening and morning)
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-23-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By recoilfx
Oops, sorry. I was wrong.

Oops, sorry. I was wrong.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-23-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By recoilfx
Sorry, Hurricanes are not competitive. You can...

Sorry, Hurricanes are not competitive. You can try to BnZ but Hurris don't retain/gain energy back as fast during zoom.

That is not to say that its hard to shoot down a 109 in a Hurri, but a good...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-22-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,610
Posted By recoilfx
Predicable scissors and hard turns are difficult?...

Predicable scissors and hard turns are difficult?

Sorry, I think you havn't been playing enough online... For one, you can't turn evade your enemies by turning hard.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By recoilfx
switch your effects to medium... You will barely...

switch your effects to medium... You will barely see any difference (smoke and cloud look a teeny bit sharper at high), but you will see massive fps increase.

I have a 670gtx, running at...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By recoilfx
You can't be seriously saying that the hold to...

You can't be seriously saying that the hold to zoom is a major bug right?

I'm sure you are not, in any case, did you really think that the devs could really fix all the 'major' bugs, seeing their...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-19-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By recoilfx
That's not a bug, that's just developer not...

That's not a bug, that's just developer not putting a realistic limit... Nothing is broken here, just that the game is not polished.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-19-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By recoilfx
Not sure where the devs said that the final patch...

Not sure where the devs said that the final patch will make the game bug free...


Did you bind hold to zoom to somewhere? It's been a 'feature' since the beginning of the game...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-15-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By recoilfx
We also need to limit the amount of FOV we can...

We also need to limit the amount of FOV we can change. Currently with click to zoom, we can have crazy high FOV. But then agian, if that's removed, we'd loose the 'super dots' to spot contacts :)
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-15-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,267
Posted By recoilfx
Turn off FXAA if you are using it. I couldn't...

Turn off FXAA if you are using it. I couldn't spot dots for crap till I turned it off. Post processed anti-aliasing will filter out 1px dots pretty easily.

I actually kind of like the how...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-05-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,868
Posted By recoilfx
From my experiences, Hurricane has always been...

From my experiences, Hurricane has always been sluggish. It has slight horizontal turn performance advantage at very very low speed against the 109.

But if a 109 follows sustained horizontal...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-05-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,579
Posted By recoilfx
I'm sending in my thanks as well. Though this...

I'm sending in my thanks as well. Though this game is not perfect I've clocked close to 500 hours. Definitely got my money worth.

Can't wait for the sequel and keep up the good work! We are...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 08-07-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,439
Posted By recoilfx
I would tend to agree with you on that point, but...

I would tend to agree with you on that point, but remember, reds tend defend and don't venture over.

I welcome reds vulchering the blue bases anytime, saves me the trip...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 08-07-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,748
Posted By recoilfx
No, you don't owe ATAG anything, the point is...

No, you don't owe ATAG anything, the point is that nor does ATAG owe anything to you
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 08-03-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By recoilfx
Not sure about CloD's megatexture - but John...

Not sure about CloD's megatexture - but John Carmack first coined it for the idTech5 engine. Basically it's a texture virtualization system that allow the use of up to 128000×128000 textures.
...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 08-03-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By recoilfx
Yep. I've been tracking this project at mt3d.com...

Yep. I've been tracking this project at mt3d.com for a good half year.

I even plopped the $500 (the old projected price) before Kickstarter to get Palmer started.

I'm super excited about it. ...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-27-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 50,605
Posted By recoilfx
Ugghh... I believe those are comparison shots. ...

Ugghh... I believe those are comparison shots. That's massive boost from 8fps to 22fps in terms of percentage.

Since BlackSix said that they are compiling a new build just now, I assume those...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-04-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,786
Posted By recoilfx
Hmm... I guess I am against the majority here. I...

Hmm... I guess I am against the majority here. I don't find 109 unstable. Rudder movement is less adverse compared to the last patch, but overall, the gun platform is still rock solid.

If you...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 06-06-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By recoilfx
Their mouse performance is mostly great (some...

Their mouse performance is mostly great (some fails like Mamba), but Razer's design is too over the top for me - most of their products look like toys :-\ Too much bling.
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 06-06-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By recoilfx
I don't think this is force feedback, but more...

I don't think this is force feedback, but more like rumble feedback. Looking at the exposed spring, it resembles x-52's gimbal.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-25-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By recoilfx
Hehe but tablets are not going to go away.They...

Hehe but tablets are not going to go away.They are here to stay because it fits many (if not most) of what consumers want. Tablets are just part of the natural evolution of things getting smaller...
Forum: Controls threads 05-15-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By recoilfx
Are you flying with rudder pedals or twist stick?...

Are you flying with rudder pedals or twist stick? 109's rudders are a lot more sensitive in the new patch. If you are flying with a twist stick, you might be stalling due to the little movements...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-14-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 29,686
Posted By recoilfx
Do you mean the water radiator for glycol leak? ...

Do you mean the water radiator for glycol leak? THe damage effect is not immediate, and usually sets in 5-20 mins depending on damage.

About the explosions. They are from fuel tanks. If only one...
Forum: FM/DM threads 05-13-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,268
Posted By recoilfx
Dont play against the quick mission AIs - Ais do...

Dont play against the quick mission AIs - Ais do not follow the same FM as the player.

In the quick missions, their AI skill slider sometimes are set too high for the player to catch up.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
Most of time, when there is a fuel tank explosion...

Most of time, when there is a fuel tank explosion the 109 is severely damaged. I'm just explaining why sometimes 109 can continue to fly even though the explosion should've drained all fuel.

We...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
I gotta admit though, after playing online for so...

I gotta admit though, after playing online for so long, then going back to single player, even the 'superman' maneuvers don't bother me anymore, they are just somehow easier to shoot down...
...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
Hooves, I'll address that point of 109s being on...

Hooves, I'll address that point of 109s being on fire - there are 2 fuel tanks for the 109 in the game. One 'explosion' doesn't mean the 109 will run out as long as the other fuel tank isn't...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
Oh I know the ATAG blue bombers would love to...

Oh I know the ATAG blue bombers would love to join in on the formations!

They can't currently because of launcher crashes when flying close. Also, there is a new rotating mission on ATAG with...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
Hurricanes were never competitive against 109s -...

Hurricanes were never competitive against 109s - they were largely responsible for hunting down bombers and great at it.
Forum: FM/DM threads 04-13-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,327
Posted By recoilfx
Wolverine, Luthier said "sometimes 60 mph better...

Wolverine, Luthier said "sometimes 60 mph better than the real thing.", not across the board.

There will be game play adjustments on the ATAG server if things get out of balance. There is no...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 72,420
Posted By recoilfx
Well maybe then it'll be 109s vs Spitt IIas on...

Well maybe then it'll be 109s vs Spitt IIas on ATAG.
Forum: Mods, discussions, links, etc. 04-02-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By recoilfx
Hehe, check this out: ...

Hehe, check this out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0IlfY94Pwc
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 03-30-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By recoilfx
I am so jealous... Oh well, at least their web...

I am so jealous... Oh well, at least their web site now has a lot more information to digest, and shows how a more polished product should be!
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
Please remember that blue pilots who say "fly...

Please remember that blue pilots who say "fly your best, reds, we are equal" are your 109 pilots who haven't learned the 109s effectively enough yet, so yes, they are really equal to the reds :)...
Forum: Technical threads 03-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By recoilfx
If I recall correctly, ST1080's 1080p is at 24hz,...

If I recall correctly, ST1080's 1080p is at 24hz, which is useless for gaming.

At 720p, it's 60hz. FOV is 35 degrees horizontal vs Sony HMZ-T1's 45 degrees. Contrast is not as great because it's...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
Attila, I hope you are being sarcastic. :) ...

Attila, I hope you are being sarcastic. :)

If the performance of 109 did worsen, then I have no idea how lot of us are still out climbing the brits :)

Were you flying the e3 or the e4? They...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
Wolverine, I used to fly RAF exclusively, then I...

Wolverine, I used to fly RAF exclusively, then I switched to the 109 for the challenge, I have flown for both sides.

I am not sure why you are offended though. I have stated that the 109 is a...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
Brit planes are easy to pick up. They are more...

Brit planes are easy to pick up. They are more stall proof and more stable gun platforms. They also have better tracers, gun sight, and rear views.

109s are harder to master. They are much...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
Black outs do occur with the 109s. But there is...

Black outs do occur with the 109s. But there is lesser chance because the 109s' elevators are heavy, especially under high speed. Spitfire pilots black out because they are turning too hard.
...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-28-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,404
Posted By recoilfx
I fly 109 most of the time and there is a...

I fly 109 most of the time and there is a significant loss of energy turning 180.

And yes, Spit Ia is porked. Both 109 and Spit Ia are not flying to their historical performance.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-27-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By recoilfx
Maybe this is why they don't support TrackIR in...

Maybe this is why they don't support TrackIR in MS Flight... They want to push internal products... Jason from 777 Studio also seems to think so...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-27-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By recoilfx
Heading tracking coming for Kinect?

Looks like its coming for Kinect!
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kinectforwindows/archive/2012/03/26/what-s-ahead-a-sneak-peek.aspx

Quote:
"Also coming is what we call “seated” or “10-joint” skeletal...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-27-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,381
Posted By recoilfx
MajorBorris, this is for more of the people who...

MajorBorris, this is for more of the people who don't have the time to fly a few full sorties and just want to get into some quick dog fights.

I personally don't like labels, but I realize that...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,381
Posted By recoilfx
Well another solution is to reduce map size...

Well another solution is to reduce map size and/or clearly define hot spots for the mission. Or move the opposing bases closer to the front line.

This way you know that will be action if you go...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 03-22-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By recoilfx
yep, it's coming.. It's known as War Thunder.

yep, it's coming.. It's known as War Thunder.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-22-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,587
Posted By recoilfx
I've got couple corrupted track files after the...

I've got couple corrupted track files after the game crashes so i am sure recording doesn't stop CTD.
Forum: Technical threads 03-19-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,267
Posted By recoilfx
Again, if your graphics card is really dieing,...

Again, if your graphics card is really dieing, it's not because of Cliffs of Dover - we would have many more reports of hardware failures over here over the year.

Are your other games crashing now...
Forum: Technical threads 03-19-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,267
Posted By recoilfx
If your graphics card is dieing, it's not because...

If your graphics card is dieing, it's not because of Cliffs of Dover, it's dieing by high temperature: inadequate cooling on your part, or in a rare instance, a bug in your graphics card driver that...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-12-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By recoilfx
It will actually happen to fighter's flaps too!

It will actually happen to fighter's flaps too!
Forum: Movie Making and Videos 03-08-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By recoilfx
I was flying an E4. My convergence is set at...

I was flying an E4. My convergence is set at 180-200. Can't remember what the exact figure is...
Forum: Movie Making and Videos 03-07-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By recoilfx
Fight and Flight [Gameplay Video]

Hey guys.

My first Flight sim video!

http://vimeo.com/38075689

This sortie took place at Ravenhost around January. One flight and 4 dead Spits. Lot of help from the grey 109 (though he...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-01-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By recoilfx
You are just jealous because there is no women on...

You are just jealous because there is no women on your 109 :-D
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 02-22-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,951
Posted By recoilfx
no it's not. It has automatic prop pitch and it...

no it's not. It has automatic prop pitch and it can be armed with M-Geschoss.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 02-22-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,064
Posted By recoilfx
Map size shouldn't affect performance much if the...

Map size shouldn't affect performance much if the game is properly engineered.

Beyond what the player can't see the game shouldn't be wasting calculations on them (IE, skip rendering, simple...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 02-21-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,064
Posted By recoilfx
collision model. Landing gear/traction model.

collision model.

Landing gear/traction model.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 02-17-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,976
Posted By recoilfx
Huh? The colors look pretty much the same to...

Huh? The colors look pretty much the same to me....
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 02-16-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By recoilfx
Hehe. Hackintosh actually, in a modded G5 case. ...

Hehe. Hackintosh actually, in a modded G5 case.

Older pix with the 6950. I now have a 570 gtx.

http://chattypics.com/files/PICT0003_6nisjtxrooy89vy7pnn8.jpg...
Forum: Technical threads 02-15-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By recoilfx
Nope, there is no devicelink support in CloD...

Nope, there is no devicelink support in CloD currently.
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 02-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By recoilfx
My older setup... Slider built into the chair. ...

My older setup... Slider built into the chair.

http://i.imgur.com/fYrQ3.jpg


I am not doing this anymore because the stick is higher than the desk which means I have to sit further away from...
Forum: Controls threads 02-07-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By recoilfx
I have xpadder to emulate a mouse button press...

I have xpadder to emulate a mouse button press plus mouse movement.
Forum: Controls threads 02-07-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By recoilfx
I use xpadder to map my pov buttons to smoothly...

I use xpadder to map my pov buttons to smoothly zoom. It does cost money to buy though.
Forum: Controls threads 02-07-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By recoilfx
I'm pretty sure every stick has stiction. It's...

I'm pretty sure every stick has stiction. It's inherent in ThrustMaster's choice of material and construction(textured plastic ball gimbal, teflon piston pad's screw placement and heavy gauge...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 02-03-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 25,304
Posted By recoilfx
Guys. Please take note that the FPS posted was...

Guys. Please take note that the FPS posted was AVERAGE.

CloD on my 570gtx had always been adequate at average FPS - it's the slowdown with smokes/clouds and low level stutter (resource...
Forum: Controls threads 02-01-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By recoilfx
If your joystick is accurate and has no spiking...

If your joystick is accurate and has no spiking then it's good enough - there is no performance benefit with the Warthog.

Warthog in stock form is actually pretty bad in accuracy. The sensor may...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 01-27-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 46,799
Posted By recoilfx
I notice that ATI cards choke more on the...

I notice that ATI cards choke more on the stutterers. I had a 6950 at 1920x1080 and the micro-stutters were very noticeable when flying low.

When I switched to 570gtx I am mostly @ >60fps...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-25-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,149
Posted By recoilfx
I absolutely have no idea how Gaijin will handle...

I absolutely have no idea how Gaijin will handle their F2P model - they've been awfully quiet about it. I suspect they are still figuring it out as it's pretty tricky.

They are positioning...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-25-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,149
Posted By recoilfx
The vignetting (dark corners) can be disabled via...

The vignetting (dark corners) can be disabled via graphics options.
Forum: Controls threads 01-25-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By recoilfx
Does anyone know of a joystick that does not have...

Does anyone know of a joystick that does not have center detent similar to cougar u2nxt? Heck, is the u2nxt mod still being made?
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-25-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,149
Posted By recoilfx
One thing still bugs me about World of Planes is...

One thing still bugs me about World of Planes is that they need to stop crushing the darker part of the image. The cockpit instruments are barely visible and it's a bright day!
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-25-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,149
Posted By recoilfx
I am pretty pumped for this game actually. Il2...

I am pretty pumped for this game actually. Il2 has always been a 'survey' sim and honestly, Wings of Prey in sim mode feels as 'authentic' as 1946 to me.

Most of the complaints were ugly...
Forum: Technical threads 01-23-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,576
Posted By recoilfx
I have a 570gtx and I definitely notice the...

I have a 570gtx and I definitely notice the horizontal line.
Forum: Vehicle and Terrain threads 01-23-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,430
Posted By recoilfx
France side looks pretty good though , so i think...

France side looks pretty good though , so i think they bunked the England textures - the lighting is improved but textures still need some work.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 01-23-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,156
Posted By recoilfx
Unless another developer steps up the plate with...

Unless another developer steps up the plate with a better WWII sim people here will go ecstatic and will eat whatever bone Maddox games gives us .. even if its substandard...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 01-20-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 111,401
Posted By recoilfx
As I have said before... It's like dating a...

As I have said before...

It's like dating a hot girl... Even if she cheats on us, we keep coming back for more.. heh
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-20-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By recoilfx
Clearly they dont have boulders and rocks in that...

Clearly they dont have boulders and rocks in that area... It wouldn't work in my yard for sure. We got lumps the size of wheel barrels beneath the sods :-D
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-08-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,738
Posted By recoilfx
Jaws, I am not sure what you mean by landscape...

Jaws, I am not sure what you mean by landscape color vs lighting. The colors/lighting system is responsible for how the textures will look on the screen.

AFAIK, textures weren't changed, and...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 01-07-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,738
Posted By recoilfx
Jaws, the latest version looks much better imo. ...

Jaws, the latest version looks much better imo. i think it's also been polled before and more ppl prefer the new lighting.

Edit: Found the poll:...
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 01-06-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,387
Posted By recoilfx
Source?

Source?
Forum: Controls threads 01-06-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,450
Posted By recoilfx
I think it's ridiculous that Flight Sims...

I think it's ridiculous that Flight Sims developers do not ship default profiles for the major joysticks. I hate the amount of time I have to spend on adding all these key bindings before I start...
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 01-06-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,387
Posted By recoilfx
I play practically every day at ATAG and Repka...

I play practically every day at ATAG and Repka dogfight servers and I have yet to encounter any UFO FMs, unless you count Spit IIa :-D
Forum: Technical threads 01-06-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By recoilfx
Complex engine management really isn't that hard...

Complex engine management really isn't that hard once you get used to it.

To start all aircrafts:
You must have your fuel cocks on (inner fuel tanks selected for bombers). All magnetos on. ...
Forum: Technical threads 01-06-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By recoilfx
You should run it under Windows 7. Also, your...

You should run it under Windows 7. Also, your iMac's graphics chipset isn't going to cut it, you must run it at a reduced resolution and texture currently. CLoD is horribly coded ATM.
Forum: Controls threads 01-06-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,450
Posted By recoilfx
It's actually very easy to reduce the centering...

It's actually very easy to reduce the centering force for the warthog with very easy mods.


There are three ways:
1.) Extend the shaft. This will give you more accuracy and less centering...
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 01-04-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,057
Posted By recoilfx
hehe. I never take a full tank with me anyways. ...

hehe. I never take a full tank with me anyways. 40% is more than enough for a fighter sweep sortie.
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 01-04-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,057
Posted By recoilfx
Maybe we can just increase the accuracy of the...

Maybe we can just increase the accuracy of the AAs at low attitudes?

I fly Blue 99% of the time and I've been strafed more times than I can count. A 109 caught with no alt advantage is much...
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 01-04-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,057
Posted By recoilfx
This is a game. A public multiplayer game at...

This is a game. A public multiplayer game at that. There will always be rules to make sure that it's enjoyable for more people.

24 vs 10 is no fun for one side and vulchering is not very...
Forum: Performance threads 12-17-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,897
Posted By recoilfx
Quality PSU is always a must, I didn't advocate...

Quality PSU is always a must, I didn't advocate for crappy PSU.

However, having anything >500w quality PSU for one 580gtx is excessive.

Alright, time for empirical evidence.
My system is...
Forum: Performance threads 12-16-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,897
Posted By recoilfx
You guys are funny. I am running on a 460w PSU...

You guys are funny. I am running on a 460w PSU here with a 570gtx.

i5 2500k at 4.3ghz. 570gtx at 830mhz. Rock solid(except for CLoD, which doesn't like my card OC'ed, or it CTD).

Granted,...
Forum: Controls threads 12-02-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,543
Posted By recoilfx
Klem, Have you seen this? ...

Klem,
Have you seen this? http://store.razerzone.com/store/razerusa/en_US/pd/productID.228849000

Razer Hydra uses magnetic positioning (from the base) and claims to be super accurate. Not sure...
Forum: Technical threads 11-28-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By recoilfx
The dumb German music is called Bomben auf...

The dumb German music is called Bomben auf Engeland

If your last plane is a brit, you will get the piano music on start. Does any one know what the songs name is?
Forum: Controls threads 11-25-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,543
Posted By recoilfx
The FOV is 45 degrees diagonal, where as HMZ is...

The FOV is 45 degrees diagonal, where as HMZ is 45 horizontal(51 diagonal). HMZ would be more immersive in this regard.
Forum: Controls threads 11-25-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,543
Posted By recoilfx
Please let us know your experience!! I am...

Please let us know your experience!! I am looking at the headset with great interest!
Forum: Controls threads 11-25-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,543
Posted By recoilfx
I was wondering about the same thing until i...

I was wondering about the same thing until i realized that slim display techs just recently became mainstream. The very first hurdle was to get regular lcd production up. Then came the big screen...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 11-15-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By recoilfx
Well, supposedly having the two independent...

Well, supposedly having the two independent screens will make the 3d experience better (no crosstalk). Also, many movies suffer from paper cut out effect because they were never captured in 3d or...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 11-14-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By recoilfx
I want to get one, but I am still reserved about...

I want to get one, but I am still reserved about it being a first gen product. Mainly because there is no gyroscope built in. Also, I want to test it in person to see how big the FOV is and how easy...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-26-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By recoilfx
Seeing the track of record so far I doubt they...

Seeing the track of record so far I doubt they can deliver polished product before Christmas. They may be able to polish to 46 level, but that's still a turd to the masses.

They maybe able to win...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-17-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,344
Posted By recoilfx
Russian wives be crazy man. I got one myself,...

Russian wives be crazy man. I got one myself, they are of something else... Love her though :-D
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 10-11-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By recoilfx
You must apply your differential braking while...

You must apply your differential braking while steering rudders when taxing, just as a real life spitfire.
Forum: Vehicle and Terrain threads 09-12-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,526
Posted By recoilfx
But by your logic, we shouldn't have the current...

But by your logic, we shouldn't have the current weathering effect on planes because good maintenance.

Scratches should appear more depending on the weathering slider.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-12-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 51,035
Posted By recoilfx
Memory leaks when the program continues to grow...

Memory leaks when the program continues to grow in memory footprint because garbage collection is not working (instanced objects are not removed and continue to exist). If it drops down to 500mbs...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-09-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,487
Posted By recoilfx
The dots just need to have alpha transparency...

The dots just need to have alpha transparency when subpixel accuracy is needed! After a certain point, it should just fade into background.
Forum: Technical threads 09-08-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By recoilfx
Use the FXAA hack that's been mentioned a lot on...

Use the FXAA hack that's been mentioned a lot on this forum. Do a search.
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 09-08-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By recoilfx
Playing CLoD is like dating a hot girl. She...

Playing CLoD is like dating a hot girl. She always cheat on you, but you keep coming back for more. :-D

Damn, our expectations are so low, but I'd be damned if they take away my CloD :-D
Forum: CoD Multiplayer 09-08-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 14,248
Posted By recoilfx
A Spit II ambushed me last night at 6k meters -...

A Spit II ambushed me last night at 6k meters - took out my radiators. I dived as way as fast as I could (close to the red mark) after a few wide circles, then I floored and hugged the terrain as...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-02-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 39,473
Posted By recoilfx
I whole heartedly agree with Ailantd. Anyone...

I whole heartedly agree with Ailantd. Anyone with worthwhile photography skill can tell you that the image is off.

Of course, it's better than before, but it could be a lot better. Just some...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-02-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 39,473
Posted By recoilfx
The new colors look nicer. Increased haze and...

The new colors look nicer. Increased haze and less saturation on the landscape looks more natural now. I do feel like I am looking at a humid summer day now.

However, the colors do not match the...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-01-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By recoilfx
Come on now. We sim fans have plethora amount of...

Come on now. We sim fans have plethora amount of sim hardware and some even build sim pits. Do we care if we look nerdier than we already are? :-)
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-01-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By recoilfx
Rex, as far as I've seen, looks great from a...

Rex, as far as I've seen, looks great from a distance, but when you fly through the clouds, texture pop and breaks... it's not volumetric, just bunch of premade textures.

The ones in world of...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-01-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By recoilfx
We need to duct tape a webcam in front of it then...

We need to duct tape a webcam in front of it then we can see where to reach for our keyboard!
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-01-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By recoilfx
Currently, the best clouds implementation is seen...

Currently, the best clouds implementation is seen in the World of Planes benchmark demo.

The sizes/variations of the the cloud formations are pretty damn awesome. They still look cartoonish, but...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 09-01-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,035
Posted By recoilfx
Everything turned on except SSAO && AA. VSYNC...

Everything turned on except SSAO && AA. VSYNC still needs to be turned on in order to get rid of the stutters. Buildings still pop if set to unlimited. Shadows still flicker.

But it is running...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 08-31-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By recoilfx
I've been waiting for this for quiet a while. ...

I've been waiting for this for quiet a while.

Unfortunately, it doesn't have gyro/accelerometer built in. Trackir doesn't do 360 degree tracking so I am afraid we need to hack up some sort of...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-21-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,149
Posted By recoilfx
Regrading 2: It's probably that you stayed on...

Regrading 2:
It's probably that you stayed on the ground for too long before taking off. Remember, radiators don't really work when air isn't going through them.

So even though you had them...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By recoilfx
Everything on max, except: Building - High ...

Everything on max, except:
Building - High
Texture - High.

SSAO & Anti Epilepsy off
VSYNC on


I wouldn't call it smooth though - if you look closely you can definitely see the jitters, it...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By recoilfx
Here ya go! ...

Here ya go!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WxRtBmu39A
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By recoilfx
will post when at home.

will post when at home.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By recoilfx
Already passed under the bridge inverted multiple...

Already passed under the bridge inverted multiple times. Still havn't gotten around to passing multiple bridges inverted though.

The trick is to get enough speed (so you still have elevator...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By recoilfx
Right, it depends on the height of the aircraft,...

Right, it depends on the height of the aircraft, but more so on how direct and harsh sun light is as I've said in the previous post, which I guess is what you meant by Sun being directly 'overhead'....
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By recoilfx
Huh? So why do I see planes shadow going by me at...

Huh? So why do I see planes shadow going by me at a near by small airport when they are clearly not covering the sun?
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 07-19-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By recoilfx
It depends on time of day and weather. Harsh...

It depends on time of day and weather. Harsh direct sunlight = shadow.

Overcast sky - no. We don't have overcast sky in CloD though.
Forum: Gameplay questions threads 06-24-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Posted By recoilfx
I'm having doubts that there will be an official...

I'm having doubts that there will be an official patch today.

If I recall correctly, certain things aren't included in the beta patch - such as the backlit distance clouds. There are still...
Forum: Controls threads 06-23-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,078
Posted By recoilfx
Wow Jimbop, that's a pretty awesome built. ...

Wow Jimbop, that's a pretty awesome built.

I'd think I'll have to experiment with the magnet spring design some time.

Out of curiosity, how much force do you need to exert to move the stick? ...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 06-06-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,651
Posted By recoilfx
That's what I exactly said in the opening post,...

That's what I exactly said in the opening post, but I'm glad that we agree. :-D
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 06-04-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,651
Posted By recoilfx
Cockpit Glass shading

Anyone think that the shading for the glass is too heavy? With the cockpit closed, the whole picture is grey and muted.

I'd imagine in real life, the sunlight would be so much brighter that the...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-30-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,836
Posted By recoilfx
pretty sure that the flickering is due to really...

pretty sure that the flickering is due to really low res shadow. If you look at other games, when the shadow res is low, there is a lot of flickering. May be they can slow down the rate of update...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-29-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By recoilfx
I dont think they are actually 3D (no...

I dont think they are actually 3D (no displacement of actual mesh), i think it's actually parallax mapping as from more extreme angles, the mesh is still flat.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-20-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,804
Posted By recoilfx
ROF is like a Mac (Friendly, slick, well...

ROF is like a Mac (Friendly, slick, well packaged, doesn't have all the bells and whistles). CloD is like a PC (not friendly or slick, assets don't look consistent, but you get more things...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-20-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,804
Posted By recoilfx
It's probably why Luthier didn't post...

It's probably why Luthier didn't post before/after screenshots other than a one line in the change log as it was rather minor.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-20-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By recoilfx
Make a NTFS symbolic link. Google mklink ...

Make a NTFS symbolic link. Google mklink

That's what I did. I have CloD folder on the main SSD, the rest of the steam folder in HD.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-20-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,804
Posted By recoilfx
The shots look more or less the same to me, with...

The shots look more or less the same to me, with different time of day. Were they taken at the same time of the day?
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-20-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,804
Posted By recoilfx
Before and after shot? I can't seem to notice...

Before and after shot? I can't seem to notice the difference.
Forum: Gameplay questions threads 05-19-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By recoilfx
is Single player campaign fixed yet?

So I've been playing quick missions the entire time because I've heard that the single player camp is bugged so much, has it been fixed yet?
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-19-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,209
Posted By recoilfx
Running on catalyst 11.5 i2500k/8gb/Radeon...

Running on catalyst 11.5
i2500k/8gb/Radeon 6950.
Windows 7 64 bit.
Catalyst A.I. set to quality.
1920x1200
Pesudo Full screen mode, everything set to max except building and trees set to high...
Forum: Technical threads 05-18-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By recoilfx
radeon 4500 sounds pretty weak sauce. Isn't it a...

radeon 4500 sounds pretty weak sauce. Isn't it a mobile chipset? Are you running the latest catalyst (11.4 I believe) driver?
Forum: Controls threads 05-12-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,004
Posted By recoilfx
For the interchangeable base info: ...

For the interchangeable base info:
http://simhq.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/3177689/Re_News_from_Paccus_maker_of_t.html#Post3177689

Resolution does matter, especially when you've extended the...
Forum: Controls threads 05-12-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,004
Posted By recoilfx
It's not only the design - from their website,...

It's not only the design - from their website, the stick only has 11 positions per degree, with maximum of 40 degrees from one end to the other. So the total res of one axes is only 440.

Not good...
Forum: Controls threads 05-12-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,004
Posted By recoilfx
They did mention that the stick is...

They did mention that the stick is interchangeable.
Forum: Controls threads 05-12-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,004
Posted By recoilfx
~$600 something I think

~$600 something I think
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,351
Posted By recoilfx
Well actually, CloD has demonstrated atmosphere...

Well actually, CloD has demonstrated atmosphere is not the most important part of the game - being bug free is more important.

We'll get there some day - or at least the modders will get us there.
Forum: Controls threads 05-10-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By recoilfx
I use xpadder and binded couple joystick buttons...

I use xpadder and binded couple joystick buttons to have click and mouse move events.

Works very well.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-10-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By recoilfx
Steam is the easiest and fastest. I got my 11.5...

Steam is the easiest and fastest. I got my 11.5 this way. It skips most of the annoying installer dialogs too.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-10-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,699
Posted By recoilfx
Delete your cache to get rid of those block...

Delete your cache to get rid of those block corners. Changing your video driver may also result in those squares. Same with crashes.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 05-06-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,082
Posted By recoilfx
I noticed that your mixture is at around 20%, is...

I noticed that your mixture is at around 20%, is that normal procedure? I've always been running at full mixture, unless I noticed that I am running low on fuel.
Forum: Technical threads 05-05-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By recoilfx
How are you going to rotate view around the...

How are you going to rotate view around the cockpit?
Forum: Technical threads 05-04-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By recoilfx
Ughh, subfloor & joists. Hardwood flooring is...

Ughh, subfloor & joists.
Hardwood flooring is different from plywood subfloors.
Forum: Technical threads 05-03-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By recoilfx
Heh yep. i2500k - Asus p8p67-m pro -...

Heh yep.

i2500k - Asus p8p67-m pro - radeon 6950.

Which reminds me, practically everything on the last (office) picture is modded! Never of thought of that!

The Ch pedals are modded...
Forum: Technical threads 05-03-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By recoilfx
Hahah guys. Why argue. Build your own...

Hahah guys. Why argue.

Build your own hackingtosh - that's what I did. All you geeks complain about not having choice - Use some elbow grease, fun times on learning dual boot Mac OS X.

Now...
Forum: Controls threads 04-30-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,078
Posted By recoilfx
Yep, the hard part of extending x52 is not...

Yep, the hard part of extending x52 is not finding the right nut and pipe - it's actually the easier as you don't have to worry about threading.

The harder part is probably the need to work on...
Forum: Performance threads 04-28-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By recoilfx
I wonder if this has to do with the engine...

I wonder if this has to do with the engine exhaust fire effects - In the first release, when player gets close to the bombers, the fps will drop immensely, apparently it was because of effect was on...
Forum: Controls threads 04-27-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,078
Posted By recoilfx
What size nut and pipe did you use on the cougar?...

What size nut and pipe did you use on the cougar? Does it thread perfectly? Something I can order online or pick up from home depot?

I've extended my Warthog, though it's a little bit hacky, I'd...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 76,965
Posted By recoilfx
Thanks Luthier. Having regular updates from you...

Thanks Luthier. Having regular updates from you is very appreciated.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,739
Posted By recoilfx
Heliocon, I have to agree with David here. CloD...

Heliocon, I have to agree with David here. CloD looks much better when it's in motion. I thought CloD looked bad from screenshots - but when I finally got the game and flew around, I came to...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,678
Posted By recoilfx
David, unfortunately, all of us will bear none...

David, unfortunately, all of us will bear none stop whining for a long while. That's just how it is with an unfinished game.

It's not about conversations being productive - for every person...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By recoilfx
Depends on what kind of shake it is. A lot of...

Depends on what kind of shake it is. A lot of head shakes move around the center point, which doesn't ruin gunnery and is easy to adapt to. It would be cheating if real translation of the head is...
Forum: Controls threads 04-22-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,993
Posted By recoilfx
Landing & Taking off incredibly easy

Has anyone noticed that landing and taking off is incredible easy compare to Il2?

I was expecting to have harder time flying in CloD, but aside from gunnery(which is now harder with more head...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By recoilfx
I don't know what a real 109, spit, or hurri...

I don't know what a real 109, spit, or hurri sound like inside the cabin, but I absolutely love the cabin sounds in CloD - it's really nice with proper sub woofer. The outside sounds like crap, but...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-22-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,739
Posted By recoilfx
We simmers will suffer, and some of us do harp on...

We simmers will suffer, and some of us do harp on the devs too much, but that doesn't hurt them, lack of sales from their unfinished game can kill the them - thats not something that we are...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-21-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,396
Posted By recoilfx
Already did that yesterday. It's almost...

Already did that yesterday.

It's almost obligatory to fly under the Tower Bridge, circle around the big ben, then land at the palace when you first play London sightseeing mission.
Forum: Controls threads 04-21-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By recoilfx
MSFFB2 from ebay is your best bet. Or...

MSFFB2 from ebay is your best bet. Or Thrustmaster T1600M. Couple them with a CH fighter throttle.

Also, if you are willing, I'd like to buy one of the hall sensor's in the stick off from you.
Forum: Controls threads 04-21-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 34,497
Posted By recoilfx
I agree with your post, but you have left out a...

I agree with your post, but you have left out a very important aspect in your 109 illustration, in order to actually 'see' the whole circle, you'd have to move your head a lot closer to the revi (so...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,678
Posted By recoilfx
Damn Heliocon, you just keep pounding on the DX11...

Damn Heliocon, you just keep pounding on the DX11 part. I'm sure ppl get it by now :-D
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By recoilfx
Hand signals would be awesome - but man it would...

Hand signals would be awesome - but man it would be so many more keys to map.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,685
Posted By recoilfx
I appreciate Cliffs of Dover, but I won't give a...

I appreciate Cliffs of Dover, but I won't give a free pass on the devs for releasing an alpha game. I am sure you think CloD is the best, but you are super minority here.

This kind of fanboy post...
Forum: Controls threads 04-20-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By recoilfx
I don't mean I deleted the the mapped key, I...

I don't mean I deleted the the mapped key, I meant I deleted the whole command.

As in, I can't find "Fire Rocket" command, so I can't map any keys to it.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By recoilfx
The current gore in il-2 is turned on by conf.ini...

The current gore in il-2 is turned on by conf.ini :)

Either way, I don't know if the developers are aiming for an all age rating - ESRB rating is pending and the BBFC is for 15 and older.

I...
Forum: Controls threads 04-20-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By recoilfx
Deleted action from the control menu

I accidentally hit the delete button while configuring my controls, how do I get the deleted command back?

Why is there even a delete button? :mad:
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By recoilfx
There is a lock button above the greyed out...

There is a lock button above the greyed out options. Unlock it first, then the options will be enabled.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By recoilfx
You answered it yourself

You answered it yourself
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 04-20-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By recoilfx
I don't think there will be a return of...

I don't think there will be a return of investment for the development costs. I am a Mac user myself, but I don't see CloD making money on the Mac currently.

Besides, Mac users won't tolerate the...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By recoilfx
Some ideas: Pilot reactions

We got the head movement down, but I think we need to have more pilot's physical reaction while flying for better immersions. Here are some of my easy to implement wish list items:

Pulling too...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-20-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By recoilfx
Wow check out the pilot bailing on the 190 at...

Wow check out the pilot bailing on the 190 at 5:50. Flailing like a doll.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-19-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By recoilfx
Too bad the current release doesn't work with...

Too bad the current release doesn't work with Sandy Bridge cpus. *sigh* I have a ps eye waiting in the bin.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-18-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By recoilfx
Aren't the touch responses just register as mouse...

Aren't the touch responses just register as mouse inputs anyhow? So just touch as you woud normally on the screen?
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-15-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By recoilfx
Steam says May 24th. Don't know if the discs are...

Steam says May 24th. Don't know if the discs are pressed already.
Forum: Movie Making and Videos 04-15-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,692
Posted By recoilfx
Impressive! Love that bokeh effect!

Impressive! Love that bokeh effect!
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-14-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By recoilfx
Where did you hear that the sounds are place...

Where did you hear that the sounds are place holders?
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-14-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By recoilfx
CloD doesn't seem to push CPU/GFX cards all that...

CloD doesn't seem to push CPU/GFX cards all that hard though. All the slow downs are seemingly due to optimization issues.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-14-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By recoilfx
I've always had some sort of moral hang up about...

I've always had some sort of moral hang up about strafing humans. I guess I am a sap :-D

When I first saw soldiers running away from vehicles columns while strafing in Il-2, I was both awe struck...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-14-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By recoilfx
How cool it would be...

To have animated population on the map!

Just imagine while buzzing by London, we can see specks of people walking on the streets, cars going by.

It doesn't have to be anything high poly, high...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
It's as much point as you and I constantly...

It's as much point as you and I constantly checking and replying to this thread. It's a forum, people talk.

We are derailing from the thread, I will stop for now. Hope to meet you in CloD's skies...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
No, but we can't civilly discuss the short...

No, but we can't civilly discuss the short comings because we might make devs cry? They are grown adults.

I'm buying CloD day 1 to support the devs, I assume you would to. That's the best way to...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
You may not see any reason to blame some one, but...

You may not see any reason to blame some one, but I believe many customers who thought that they paid for a playable game are pretty miffed.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
I don't think Ubisoft is to blame for the...

I don't think Ubisoft is to blame for the Epilepsy issue. This has been a practice with Ubisoft for several years.

If Oleg signed on with a publisher, then it would be the Oleg's fault for not...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
Of course we are guessing because we don't have...

Of course we are guessing because we don't have the official story from Maddox. We can only gather conclusions from whatever Oleg and Luthier had said.

Team Maddox is small - that's a fact...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,348
Posted By recoilfx
The devs got hit with the epilepsy issue because...

The devs got hit with the epilepsy issue because the development was mismanaged. The team simply didn't have time to sort out everything that's been on Ubisoft's QA list when the chopping time came....
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-13-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By recoilfx
I modded it into a straight 6970. No problems so...

I modded it into a straight 6970. No problems so far other than that the fan is always at 24% idle - which is loudest part of my system.

No temperature issues but I do have dedicated air duct just...
Forum: Technical threads 04-06-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,829
Posted By recoilfx
hey warthog owners, I know that Warthog has...

hey warthog owners,

I know that Warthog has dead zone settings - when you set them to 0, does it mean that it has absolutely no dead zone at all?

For example, when dead zone is truly 0, the x...
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-05-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,619
Posted By recoilfx
Heheh I never use tail wheel lock in IL-2. I...

Heheh I never use tail wheel lock in IL-2. I always found it more fun to control a wobbly plane. Of course, I wouldn't be the same IRL.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 04-05-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By recoilfx
Today's hardware can definitely support...

Today's hardware can definitely support population & cars. Graphics cards can certainly handle whatever polygons are thrown at them. All signs point to that physics/FM/DM/AI in CloD are not that...
Forum: Performance threads 04-05-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,841
Posted By recoilfx
Not to mention that people constantly berate...

Not to mention that people constantly berate Wings of Prey for trying to bridge the gap between arcade and realism. It's one of the best realized product we have in ages, that really tries to bridge...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 04-05-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 318,276
Posted By recoilfx
See, you are arguing over the technicality of the...

See, you are arguing over the technicality of the engine. No doubt, I agree whole heartily with you that CloD's engine is built to support more details in mind - and it's awesome.

But what the...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 04-05-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 318,276
Posted By recoilfx
I think you've included some mistakes in your...

I think you've included some mistakes in your post:

1.) I am pretty sure that WoP uses its own rendering engine. Only flight modeling was borrowed from Il-2.

2.) It looks pretty damn good...
Forum: Pilot's Lounge 04-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 318,276
Posted By recoilfx
JG52Krupi, how can you spend $800 on a...

JG52Krupi, how can you spend $800 on a Thermaltake Level 10 and have a dinky monitor and Cyberbog joystick?

Come on now :-D
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-31-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By recoilfx
Pre-rendered using the game's built-in movie mode...

Pre-rendered using the game's built-in movie mode I suppose.
Forum: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover 03-31-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By recoilfx
What's up with the darkened and...

What's up with the darkened and desaturated(bleached?) image? They even added vignetting heh. Hello WoP.

Shots are also carefully positioned to not show building pop ups hehe.
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