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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:15 AM
I've played IL2 since it first came out. Not FB, the demo! Then the first version, all the way thru! My, that was a journey.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:15 AM
I've played IL2 since it first came out. Not FB, the demo! Then the first version, all the way thru! My, that was a journey.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:42 AM
i first got the original IL2 for my birthday in April 2002....loved it ever since /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:44 AM
There was actually a beta version of the demo, before the demo came out.

I have been playing since then (because I'm so cool).

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:48 AM
08 2002..

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:49 AM
I was playing it before Oleg was thinking about it ...

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:50 AM
I guess I a newbie compared to others, I started playing aound March of 2003.. just before FB came out.

Wish I started sooner!

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:50 AM
I've been at it since 1978.../i/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:51 AM
about 3 years now il2 & fb combined

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:54 AM
September of 2002. I was into CFS1 &2. I upgraded my PC for CFS3 and I couldnt wait so I got IL2 since I could now run it..(my previous system was a P2-233MHZ). I havent looked back. I got CFS3 of course but.........you know where that went.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:03 AM
The day after the Wright Brothers tried to that thing of theirs. I knew they were on to something /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:04 AM
Sorry - "tried to FLY that thing of theirs." My spelling and grammar came way later /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:08 AM
for a very long time, around when it was released. but i never really got into it(i dunno why?). put it up for a month or so, then took it back out, installed it and fell in love. moh and il2 are the games that have stayed on my hd the longest.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:09 AM
I started by playing the IL-2 Demo (How long ago was that?, about 3.5 years ago ? ) and then moved right up to FB

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:21 AM
Been playing since I got the Killer Pneumonia of Christmas 2002. On my tuckus for three months. A buddy got it for me (IL2... not the pneumonia). What a great way to pass the time, locked up in the house while the -30 winds roared outside.

Didn't need any excuses to play all day long. Almost worth dying for. I think.



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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:23 AM
Almost a month now lol.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:24 AM
Since the very first demo for the first IL-2 /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif
I remember that P-39 mission in the rain against the Ju-88's... It was flight sim history in the making.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:16 AM
Since the demo.

When did the demo come out, anyway?
Life is slipping by in an IL2 haze.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:46 AM
Febuary 2002 /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:08 AM
Since the IL-2 demo came out, oh yeah.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:12 AM
I started flight sims with CFS, then cfs2. Then cough 3 lol. All the way from the beginning with IL2 the demo then the full version and then FB. I stopped playing online after this last patch. Never installed it. I'm still playing 1.1b. To many screwy things going on right now.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:16 AM
Too long it feels sometimes/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:18 AM
JUNE 2002 Flew with in (gulp*) UBI

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:27 AM
IL2 Demo... man...long time

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:30 AM
I'm more interested in how long people will keep playing FB.

The release of LOMAC is going to draw off quite a few simmers so the pay-for-addon will need to be something special to keep folks interested.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 04:43 AM
Started with IL2/FB series in March 2002. Been playing flight sims since about 1991 (maybe 1990, don't remember exactly). Some of my old favorites include the Aces series (aces over europe, aces of the pacific and red baron), Pacific air war, european air war, red baron 2/3d, Falcon 4, Flanker 2.x and all the Janes sims.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 07:17 AM
Since demo IL-2


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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 07:58 AM
Right after the release of IL-2 and I wasn't an ace for about three weeks after I bought it?

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 08:03 AM
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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 08:05 AM
rbj-4 just a troll trying to bump his post count.... 0 2 days ago now over 50 .. he said when he started that this was what he was going to do .......just ignor him

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 08:08 AM
Started June 22nd 1941.

I'd never join a club that would have ME as a member!!.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:05 AM
I purchased the game as soon as it was released, then had to wait 3 months untill I got my first PC (The only computer I had was an Apple Mac for work mainly, graphic design) only got a PC to fly IL2.

Been playing ever since.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:12 AM
I have had the IL2 demo since it came out.. I even was lurking the forums way back when the publisher was intended to be BlueByte.

Not only Oleg was there on a regular basis, he even exchanged emails with many people in the community.. those were the days. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:32 AM
Since Lvov 1941. I can show you my shrapnel wound if you like?

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:47 AM
Early 2002.
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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:47 AM
I dunno. I played EAW all the time, then decided I was good enough to go online and join a Squad. Enlistment told me that they`d disbanded from EAW a while ago for this mysterious new IL2.

What`s an IL2? A Russian sim? Isn`t Russia falling apart? Haven`t all their computer chaps gone to work for the US or something? NO SPITFIRE??!!!

"No, No, No," I was told, " Get rid of your prejudice. You wanna join up, you better learn to fly Rusky! Oh, and there is no Spit, but you`ll like it, trust me..."

"It had better be bloody good," I thought, "To get me playing it longer than 5 minutes..."

Well, I`ve been playing it since April 2001 (therabouts /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif )

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Zayets
09-23-2003, 09:53 AM
Don't know , but must be the day it was released because I was at FNAC in Paris and they had everywhere promos and movies and stuffs , must check the receipt , if I still have it. Pretty long time if you ask me , should be 2 years or something like that.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 09:54 AM
I bought IL-2 december 2001 and after that FB.
I have been flying since

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 10:05 AM
lmao nice sig Jag

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 10:07 AM
not long enough.



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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 10:11 AM
Chadburn wrote:
- I'm more interested in how long people will keep
- playing FB.


Good Point looks like about 60% of people who post here are rather upset about the 1.11 patch & im with them....

Im sure thoes same numbers roll over to the people who do not post here...

I think if the Arcadish and overmodled ac of the vvs continue on the same corse after the final release your going to see alot of people in a mas exoduse leaving this sim for anything else as long as its dosent have an la7 in it LOL

Have a nice day

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 12:21 PM
since the demo for #1 came out

Has it Changed!

from cool to amzing to garbage!

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:01 PM
It took me a while to download the first demo back when it came out. I had a 56K then. I finally d/l'ed it and went nuts over the IL-2. The P-39 was WAY to twitchy then. I couldn't control it and gave up on it. (Didn't know about the forums then or the fix). Didn't play it online as my few attempts to go online were abysmal failures with a dial-up. When the second demo came out I have a devil of a time d/l'ing it as well. Finally I had both but money was tight and I couldn't afford the full game then. Played the demos for nearly a year. Finally bought IL-2 just after FB came out and the price dropped. Played it for about a month, got cable, discovered online gaming goodness, the wife bought me FB and here I am.
FB has taken over my hard drive. It's the only game I currently have loaded on. (The wife has her games but.../i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif ) When LOMAC comes out I'll probably give it a look. I'm not a big jet sim fan but the squad may fly it so I'll tag along. Without a doubt I'll keep IL-2 on and fly it until something better in a prop sim comes out.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:15 PM
Since full version of il2 its more than 3 years

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 01:17 PM
I finally upgraded to a new computer in Sept 2002. IL-2 was the second game I bought. I don't recall what the first game was.

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:02 PM
Since May 5th 2002, I'm a satisfied customer.

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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:19 PM
Since the first IL2 demo come out.. been at it almost every night after that.