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Madmatt7
04-01-2004, 09:18 AM
..was one of my favorite games for the Amiga 500. Since then, I can not think of any sim that has come even close to capturing the excitement, the thrill, and the noise of carrier warfare. FINALLY, it looks like we're going to get a modern sim with great graphics that centers around ships blowing up. Can't wait!

My major concern is that the ships be the proper scale. Those carriers in CFS2 are way too small. - Matt D.

Madmatt7
04-01-2004, 09:18 AM
..was one of my favorite games for the Amiga 500. Since then, I can not think of any sim that has come even close to capturing the excitement, the thrill, and the noise of carrier warfare. FINALLY, it looks like we're going to get a modern sim with great graphics that centers around ships blowing up. Can't wait!

My major concern is that the ships be the proper scale. Those carriers in CFS2 are way too small. - Matt D.

odessa2255
04-01-2004, 09:54 AM
Micropose had good one 1942 something for DOS
It was great fun.

XyZspineZyX
04-01-2004, 02:46 PM
Battlehawks 1942 was made by Lucasfilm games my first game on my first PC from Amstrad many, many hours of fun, like IL2 them FB and now AEP.
More planes more fun.

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Tuba2004
04-11-2005, 10:07 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif 1942 Pacific Air War!! One of my main flight sims. Too bad it is for DOS and was never up dated with improved graphics. A GREAT campaign system

JunkoIfurita
04-12-2005, 01:16 AM
All the carriers that have been included are to scale, don't you worry http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Some have been complaining that there's a lack of variety among the ships (those who want every model of every ship ever used during the war modelled in the game). As I'm in it for the fun of it, this hasn't been a problem for me: there are 7-8 carriers, all to scale, and that's historical enough for me. Plenty of regular floats as well, the only time when the lack of variety becomes really noticeable is in the Pearl Harbour mission at the start of the IJN campaign - there's just a bunch of cloned BBs in the harbour, from what I remember.

Carrier landing has become a lot more realistic since CFS2, too - takes some getting used to :-)

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Jaws43
04-12-2005, 07:13 AM
BH 1942 was the reseon I start flying sims http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Qbeesh800
04-12-2005, 07:22 AM
My first sim was Mig Alley for Atari 800/XL.
Next it was Fighter bomber for Amiga 500...
Eh... These days will never come back...eh..

Vigilanty
04-12-2005, 08:28 AM
I remember all of those fondly; I spent a lot of time glued to that little green Atari ST desktop! One that hasn't been mentioned is "Carrier Command." It was sort of a sci-fi, robotic carrier war, but in many ways it was the most enjoyable of all. Anyone remember that one?

NietzscheMadMan
04-12-2005, 08:43 AM
It's been a long time since anyone mentioned the Amiga Madmat. My first computer was an Amiga 500 which I got when I was 9.

It had a 4 mhz Motorolla Processor, 512 Kilobytes of ram (Expandable to a vast 1 megabyte) and a 50 Megabyte HD which I never could fill up no matter how much I tried.

The absolute best flight sim I ever had was one called F-18 Hornet (Not the Janes version, the 1988 Version done by a European dev company). It displayed a whopping 10 polygons at a time and it was your job to defend San Fransico against somone flying Migs from a submersible aircraft carrier.

It had an Enigma like code wheel you had to figure our in order to play the game (sure beats Starforce).

Daiichidoku
04-12-2005, 12:13 PM
B-17 bomber (with intellivoice!) for Intellivision

you can now play it on PC, too!

and many other Intellivision game!

http://www.astrosmash.com/download.shtml

canucksledge
04-12-2005, 06:20 PM
Jet for the cga 8088 IBM chip! Vector graphics even!

Or here's another one...Chuck Yeagers Air Combat. Came out about the time when getting a 60 hz 14" vga monitor and 256k card set you back about a grand on a package. Add another grand for a 1x reader.

Those were the days, eh?

CRSutton
04-13-2005, 01:48 PM
Ah, my first game after bying my new VGA color monitor. Never has been the same after that. So many games later and my wife is still yelling for me to come to bed at nights. Pood dear.

Lusitaniii
04-13-2005, 08:35 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Qbeesh800:
My first sim was Mig Alley for Atari 800/XL.
Next it was Fighter bomber for Amiga 500...
Eh... These days will never come back...eh.. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Maaaaannnn i had a 800 XL too...and Mig Alley....and Battlehawks for the Atari ST...which was the 1st real sim for me...concerning...graphics and fm...and heck..more than 2 planes flying at the same time lol...those were really the days...ah well...i'll get over it when the patch comes out :P lol
Concerning Carrier Command...well that game made me go for a Atari ST emulator recently...one of the best games ever...excellent idea and playability...imagine it nowadays with all the resources availables...and no bugs of course...freacking awsome it could be....
-S- to you all