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Ankanor
09-09-2004, 02:25 PM
A.K.A. Greatergreen http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I guess I didn't actually know how unrealistic was the wonderwoman view. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/51.gif Till last night. After I fixed my connection, I finally went for the big online gaming. And I had my @ss blown out of the sky. Burned, shot to pieces. Again and again. Darnn, I couldn't even track the bad guys!!! But on the third hour I even managed to attack one spit, I damaged him, and when I thought,this is IT!!!, that guy turned on his nav lights http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif Yeah, I guessed right, but it was too late http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif And on top of that, when I finally got my hands on the Ta152, I went out of fuel(yes, it is possible!) in the worst moment, followed seconds later by my joystick batteries going empty http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/35.gif
There is more to it... When I decided switching servers and went for another server(wonderwoman allowed) it felt, well, unrealistic http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
Now, when I have my Joystick back in two weeks(they did not give me a substitution http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif) I'll be back http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/smileys-gun2.gif

To all the guys who showed their shooting skills on me http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gifThank you!

O, how I want to hold you,
To feel your breath
And hear your laughter in my ears.
To look into your eyes
And see myself in there.
Caress you with my lips.
To hold your hands in mine
And find the hidden smile in your dimple
That makes you irresistible
And stops the breathing in my chest.
To be with you when you are weeping,
To wipe away the tears and take away the sorrow.
To watch you while you are sleeping
Like there is no tomorrow.

And with a tender kiss to wake you up.

Essen,23.02.2004 20:53

Ankanor
09-09-2004, 02:25 PM
A.K.A. Greatergreen http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I guess I didn't actually know how unrealistic was the wonderwoman view. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/51.gif Till last night. After I fixed my connection, I finally went for the big online gaming. And I had my @ss blown out of the sky. Burned, shot to pieces. Again and again. Darnn, I couldn't even track the bad guys!!! But on the third hour I even managed to attack one spit, I damaged him, and when I thought,this is IT!!!, that guy turned on his nav lights http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif Yeah, I guessed right, but it was too late http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif And on top of that, when I finally got my hands on the Ta152, I went out of fuel(yes, it is possible!) in the worst moment, followed seconds later by my joystick batteries going empty http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/35.gif
There is more to it... When I decided switching servers and went for another server(wonderwoman allowed) it felt, well, unrealistic http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
Now, when I have my Joystick back in two weeks(they did not give me a substitution http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_mad.gif) I'll be back http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/smileys-gun2.gif

To all the guys who showed their shooting skills on me http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gifThank you!

O, how I want to hold you,
To feel your breath
And hear your laughter in my ears.
To look into your eyes
And see myself in there.
Caress you with my lips.
To hold your hands in mine
And find the hidden smile in your dimple
That makes you irresistible
And stops the breathing in my chest.
To be with you when you are weeping,
To wipe away the tears and take away the sorrow.
To watch you while you are sleeping
Like there is no tomorrow.

And with a tender kiss to wake you up.

Essen,23.02.2004 20:53

LStarosta
09-09-2004, 02:41 PM
No kidding... I can't STAND cockpits off... Where's the fricken skill when all you do is use an arrow to find your target? TOTALLY ruins the point of surprise...

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Hunter82
09-09-2004, 02:44 PM
he's seen the light http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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Maj_Death
09-09-2004, 02:46 PM
Now you just need to discover what it is like with icons off. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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crazyivan1970
09-09-2004, 03:12 PM
it`s hard to find enough people for that MD

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Ankanor
09-09-2004, 05:07 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Maj_Death:
Now you just need to discover what it is like with icons off. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
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Not yet! One difficulty setting at a time http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

O, how I want to hold you,
To feel your breath
And hear your laughter in my ears.
To look into your eyes
And see myself in there.
Caress you with my lips.
To hold your hands in mine
And find the hidden smile in your dimple
That makes you irresistible
And stops the breathing in my chest.
To be with you when you are weeping,
To wipe away the tears and take away the sorrow.
To watch you while you are sleeping
Like there is no tomorrow.

And with a tender kiss to wake you up.

Essen,23.02.2004 20:53

VMF513_Sandman
09-09-2004, 06:00 PM
ankanor, u'll notice(if u havent already) u have more of a 3-d perspective in cockpit. and u've already found out that gunnery in cockpit turns into an art form eh?
i never did like wonderwoman in this game...way too disorenting even with track ir. we fly in hl and only in locked cockpit. for now, externals are enabled, but at some point in the future, that's gonna go. btw we are recruiting, so stop by and see warlock.

LStarosta
09-09-2004, 06:20 PM
Icons are on the boundary... personally, it's hard enough for people without TrackIR to keep track of planes with icons on anyway, so turning icons off sort of unevens the playing field even more for them.

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Spitfire = Technoblabble(Oleg/"Favors Recieved" from [wo]men)^PI(Magic 8 Ball)(amount of LSD Taken+Booze)(Position of the Earth Relative to the Sun)(Position of the Sun relative to God)^2

"You must factor in the alignment of the planets for the day in which the equation is completed, because the Spit can harness the power of the Earth's rotation and we're working on harnessing the power of ALL rotating and revolving objects in our solar system, later the whole universe, thus boosting the Spit's top speed to r0xx0rz KPH." -Dr. Nathan Roberts

Flying online as Mr. Brown

Tooz_69GIAP
09-09-2004, 06:29 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LStarosta:
Icons are on the boundary... personally, it's hard enough for people without TrackIR to keep track of planes with icons on anyway, so turning icons off sort of unevens the playing field even more for them.


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Eh....no, not so.

I don't have track IR, I use the keypad, and I do fine. I fly mostly "full real" cept with speedbar on, and I generally have no problems keeping track of what's happening around me.

whit ye looking at, ya big jessie?!?!

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Holycannoli
09-09-2004, 07:08 PM
That and the fact that without icons, planes are just a big unidentifiable dot instead of a smaller one if you have a small monitor. I'm sure in RL I can identify planes from a distance with my eyes, but try to transfer that ability to my monitor and it's impossible.

I need a bigger monitor http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif Without icons I am near blind.

Franzen
09-09-2004, 08:09 PM
When I first got IL-2 I never flew with icons. I learnt to fly with out them and the full real settings. As the patches and expansions came my pc became slower and slower. I can't use perfect settings anymore and am not spoilt with icons.

If I play a server with no icons and my game's settings are low, I can't judge distance or often directions. Full real is much better but you must have the hardware to handle it.

Fritz Franzen

Maj_Death
09-09-2004, 09:50 PM
Uhh, not really. I have a Radeon 9200 128mb non-pro, AMD2000+ and 640mb of PC133 all on Win98SE, that isn't exactly a high end PC these days. I prefer full real and have no difficulty at all finding targets in good conditions (weather and time of day are factors). BTW I use a $70 17" CRT and I don't have Track IR. The arguement that you need some sort of super computer is utter ****, all you need is a mediocre PC, a pair of Mk.I eyeballs and the desire to learn how to use them. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/10.gif

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Maj_Death here, I/JG1_Death at HL

I build COOPs and DF maps. If you would like some of them you can get them atmy COOP page (http://www14.brinkster.com/triggerhappy770/default.htm)

I/JG1 Oesau is recruiting axis pilots who prefer to fly maximum realism. We accept both veterans and rookies. We fly in VEF2, VWF and may join other online wars in the future. I am currently the acting CO, if you are interested in joining please PM me here or page me in HL.
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Franzen
09-09-2004, 09:59 PM
I've got a P3, 933MHz, 784 ram, and GeForce2. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

There, I've said it, but I don't feel better.

Fritz Franzen

Aztek_Eagle
09-09-2004, 10:10 PM
lets give ankanor a big welcome to our family of copit on pilots.... i didnt know stress till i started to fly realistic, i even shake some times

wayno7777
09-09-2004, 11:38 PM
I have a 750 Duron, 512 ram, w/GeForce2 MX400 64mb and I can't even see the dots until they're less then 4 klicks away. (17" mon)

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WTE_Galway
09-10-2004, 12:07 AM
I would really like to fly HUD off as well as speedbar but only the german planes are practical to fly that way

Franzen
09-10-2004, 12:23 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by wayno7777:
I have a 750 Duron, 512 ram, w/GeForce2 MX400 64mb and I can't even see the dots until they're less then 4 klicks away. (17" mon)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v224/wayno77/Dux_Wreck.jpg
Any landing you can walk away from is a good one!



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Should we start a support group? http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/blink.gif

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LuftLuver
09-10-2004, 12:47 AM
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Ankanor
09-10-2004, 02:58 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LuftLuver:
Welcome. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

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Thank you all for the kind words. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

O, how I want to hold you,
To feel your breath
And hear your laughter in my ears.
To look into your eyes
And see myself in there.
Caress you with my lips.
To hold your hands in mine
And find the hidden smile in your dimple
That makes you irresistible
And stops the breathing in my chest.
To be with you when you are weeping,
To wipe away the tears and take away the sorrow.
To watch you while you are sleeping
Like there is no tomorrow.

And with a tender kiss to wake you up.

Essen,23.02.2004 20:53

F19_Ob
09-10-2004, 03:05 AM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif Well....I dont have troubles with difficulty settings............but lately the "fair play" issues have bugged me quite a bit.

Although it is sometimes historically correct(and fun) to be outnumbered and sitting in vintage planes against modern fighters wich normally equals slaughter, it still lacks something of that sportsmanship I personally favor.

5 gladiators and 2 early hurricanes against 18 bf109e's and 1 Fiat-Cr42? http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/59.gif
9 Hurricane B against 17 Bf109e? (Hurricanes cant even catch a 109 in level flight, nor dive or climb after it. Well in a gladiator u can atleast turn, but what the H...).
Sounds like fiction but not uncommon....... and it totally lacks the style of sportsmen. (My opinion )


http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/88.gif theses are the difficulty options I want to change on servers.........I belive there are limiting settings for teams ...arnt there? LoL