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Texas LongHorn
09-15-2005, 07:48 PM
I've got to tell you gents, I for one would be more than happy about paying forty or fifty bucks US for an add-on disc. I realize that "Oleg and the Boys" are busy but today marked the first Luthier post in months! The sim is not dead, it just needs a little heat under the skillet <ggg.> Maps alone would be worth the purchase price. All the best, LongHorn

Oilburner_TAW
09-15-2005, 08:58 PM
$45 US for flyable avenger. No joke.

Kuna15
09-15-2005, 09:34 PM
Originally posted by Texas LongHorn:
I've got to tell you gents, I for one would be more than happy about paying forty or fifty bucks US for an add-on disc. I realize that "Oleg and the Boys" are busy but today marked the first Luthier post in months! The sim is not dead, it just needs a little heat under the skillet <ggg.> Maps alone would be worth the purchase price. All the best, LongHorn

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Originally posted by Oilburner_TAW:
$45 US for flyable avenger. No joke.

Since we can not get it I will pay the same price for Devastator. I think we can get that one. He's Douglas. Maybe. Well...http://free-vk.t-com.hr/domagoj/smileys/crazy.gif
http://www.tighar.org/Projects/Devastator/TBDphoto.jpg

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Nimits
09-15-2005, 09:40 PM
I'd pay full game price for a torped bomer and ship add-on. Shoot, I'd probably pay $40-$50 just for the TBD or TBF alone.

ReligiousZealot
09-15-2005, 10:49 PM
I'm with you as well, I'd pay money just for single planes...I wonder if we could get a bunch of signatures to see if Oleg and Team would consider it.

goshikisen
09-15-2005, 10:56 PM
Originally posted by Nimits:
I'd pay full game price for a torped bomer and ship add-on. Shoot, I'd probably pay $40-$50 just for the TBD or TBF alone.

I'd gladly pay for a carrier borne torpedo plane for both the IJN and the USN. Add a few more of the missing classes of ships, 1 or 2 additional maps, and an attempt to get the ships moving correctly and I'll open my wallet and hand over the cash.

jamesdietz
09-15-2005, 11:52 PM
Ab-so-tutely Avenger - count me in!

MINTZ2
09-16-2005, 06:31 AM
I feel the same way. I`d gladly pay for maps (Pacific maps)and carrier borne torpedo bombers.

VF-17 Mintz

Triggaaar
09-16-2005, 07:01 AM
I'm sure everyone here feels the same. We're spending a fortune on kit (PC, GC, HOTAS, TIR). But are there enough of us to make it worth the while? Obviously you couldn't put a 1 plane add on in the shops for $40 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif)

Could we buy a download file, with individual licensing? Come up with a very short list of important add ons (eg, torped bomer), come up with a price, then see how many on here would pay it. We can dream.

ashley2005
09-16-2005, 08:34 AM
id pay full price in english pound .. even over for a pf add on even a il 2 add on

R_Target
09-16-2005, 09:59 AM
IL2/PF is dirt cheap for the hours and hours I've gotten out of it. I'd definitely pay for new content.

StG77_Jager
09-16-2005, 10:58 AM
Originally posted by goshikisen:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Nimits:
I'd pay full game price for a torped bomer and ship add-on. Shoot, I'd probably pay $40-$50 just fo

I'd gladly pay for a carrier borne torpedo plane for both the IJN and the USN. Add a few more of the missing classes of ships, 1 or 2 additional maps, and an attempt to get the ships moving correctly and I'll open my wallet and hand over the cash.

For two torpedo bombers 40 bucks? i would gladly pay 100.00 for a add on like that http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

SlybirdP-47
09-16-2005, 11:16 AM
Heck, I'd pay good money for a P-47 that could actually out-dive a Bf109G!!

Wait a minute... I already did! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

russ.nl
09-16-2005, 11:39 AM
You guys are raving mad http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif, I'm not gonna pay $40 for one plane, it will give problems with the multiplaying to. I don't ,mind paying for an add-on aep stile.

Blackjack04
09-16-2005, 03:32 PM
Am also prepared to pay for add on content. We do have plenty of planes to continue on with but what we definately need is more Pacific maps, in particular a larger version covering all of New Guinea. Also the Solomon Islands and Phillipines.
If any flyable planes, firstly a torpedo then B17.
This has all been said before but the more requests that go to the head honcho may produce results.

VFS-214_Hawk
09-16-2005, 03:41 PM
I, like these guys, am willing to pay good money for a GREAT PTO ADD-ON...only if it is worth it. I would like:

Torpedo Bombers

Test Runways 5 (3) and 6 (4) with ground starts.

Soloman map below with Vella Lavella Island included and maybe even Munda.

New Georgia Map

Boganville...to include Rabaul in same map.

I would pay $40 alone just for a complete map indicated by the yellow box in the pic below. Remember it is the same size as the New Guinea Map in the lower left corner that already exists in Pacific Fighters. Many fights took place between Shortland Island (and Ballale) area and the Russell Islands from the Japaneese trying to attack Guadalcanal. S-Island and Ballale was a staging area for aircraft stationed at Rabual enroute to Guaalcanal for attacks there. This is why they called it "The Slot". This also includes the very inportant airfield....MUNDA. Also remember, The British were comming up from the left side of the big map while the USA was comming up from "The Slot".
http://x1.putfile.com/9/25817202481.jpg

BenvZijl
09-16-2005, 04:53 PM
i would pay for a flying b-17(sorry i'm a b-17 fan)

StG77_Fritz_X
09-16-2005, 05:45 PM
I would pay:

$150 for Ju88
$175 for B17
$50 for Heinkel 51
$75 for Vickers Wellington
$100 for Savoia Marchetti SM79
$75 for a Bristol Beaufort
$75 for a Fokker G1

and very gladly $850 for all of 'em.

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Kuna15
09-16-2005, 06:33 PM
Originally posted by StG77_Fritz_X:
I would pay:

$150 for Ju88
$175 for B17
$50 for Heinkel 51
$75 for Vickers Wellington
$100 for Savoia Marchetti SM79
$75 for a Bristol Beaufort
$75 for a Fokker G1

and very gladly $850 for all of 'em.

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...second time, third... sold! http://free-vk.t-com.hr/domagoj/smileys/deal.gif

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Mjollnir111675
09-16-2005, 06:55 PM
Bunch'a dam3d light weights!!!

I'd give $150 U.s. Dollars to the account or money order sent to the appropriate address fer a flyable Avenger!! TBF&M! D@mn the torps! Just equip it with the load outs it had and I'm good to go !!!

Now if we could only getta bout a hundred thousand others like us to put their money where their mouths are we may get our TBF/M. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

Late,

VFS-214_Hawk
09-16-2005, 07:33 PM
How about a Helldiver? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/mockface.gif

Grey_Mouser67
09-16-2005, 09:13 PM
I can name that tune in 5 notes!

Big money for a P-38F/G/H
Flyable Avenger
Resurrect the P-61
F4U-4
P-47N
Ki-21,27,44,45,43II
P-51A/A-36/Mustang MkIA
B-25Gunship
Helldiver
Typhoon for kicks and giggles along w/Spit MkXIV

StG77_Jager
09-16-2005, 09:23 PM
Originally posted by StG77_Fritz_X:
I would pay:

$150 for Ju88
$175 for B17
$50 for Heinkel 51
$75 for Vickers Wellington
$100 for Savoia Marchetti SM79
$75 for a Bristol Beaufort
$75 for a Fokker G1

and very gladly $850 for all of 'em.

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Fritz come now $50 for a Heinkel 51 the Heinkel is easly worth $100 and i will add to that a map of Spain $100 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Bearcat99
09-16-2005, 10:20 PM
Originally posted by Oilburner_TAW:
$45 US for flyable avenger. No joke.

There'd have to be more than just a flyable Avenger for me to jump on it for $45.

Waldo.Pepper
09-16-2005, 11:25 PM
I get the shakes when I start to think what unholy amount of money I would be happily willing to pay for a Flyable P-61 Black Widow or a Bv 138.

I need to go lie down for a while.

GAU-8
09-16-2005, 11:30 PM
i dont see why he gives us "free" aircraft in patches... when he could make money, by having add-on upgrades for a cost. THEN, offer the patches to correct items for free.

if oleg could make more add-ons thru purchase,im buying!

Old_Canuck
09-17-2005, 12:03 AM
Originally posted by VFS-214_Hawk:
I, like these guys, am willing to pay good money for a GREAT PTO ADD-ON...only if it is worth it. I would like:

Torpedo Bombers

Test Runways 5 (3) and 6 (4) with ground starts.

Soloman map below with Vella Lavella Island included and maybe even Munda.

New Georgia Map

Boganville...to include Rabaul in same map.

I would pay $40 alone just for a complete map indicated by the yellow box in the pic below. Remember it is the same size as the New Guinea Map in the lower left corner that already exists in Pacific Fighters. Many fights took place between Shortland Island (and Ballale) area and the Russell Islands from the Japaneese trying to attack Guadalcanal. S-Island and Ballale was a staging area for aircraft stationed at Rabual enroute to Guaalcanal for attacks there. This is why they called it "The Slot". This also includes the very inportant airfield....MUNDA. Also remember, The British were comming up from the left side of the big map while the USA was comming up from "The Slot".
http://x1.putfile.com/9/25817202481.jpg

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif I like your map proposals, especially the Port Moresby / Lae map. If these maps are possible with the PF engine, I would definitely pay for an addon in a heartbeat.

Beirut
09-17-2005, 03:22 AM
I'd pay $50 for an RAF packadge with flyable Mosquitos and Lancasters. I'd pay more if the Lancaster had bouncing dam buster bombs and the maps to use them in.

I'd also pay for a trigger system in the FMB.

What's a couple of bucks vs. hundreds of hours of flightsim fun? Hell, a bad movie will cost you ten bucks and that only lasts two hours.

stansdds
09-17-2005, 04:48 AM
I'd be willing to pay for an add on, but not $50 to $150 for just one plane or just one map. $40 for an expansion cd with several planes and maps would be well worth it.

SUPERAEREO
09-17-2005, 05:48 AM
I would happily pay for any compatible add-on (as long as it's WW2 and not Jets).


S!

jasonbirder
09-17-2005, 06:02 AM
What's a couple of bucks vs. hundreds of hours of flightsim fun? Hell, a bad movie will cost you ten bucks and that only lasts two hours.

Hell yes! I'd pay for a PF add on or an Eastern Front Add on (bring on Ost Front) or a Western Front add on...
As long as they're not asking silly money for not alot I'll be there...
A CD with a couple of new maps, new objects a flyable or two, some skins & missions etc would be a must buy!
I'm only flying 109 Emils at the moment...so don't ask me while I want more flyables when there must still be a 100 I haven't tried yet...guess i'm just greedy!

han freak solo
09-17-2005, 07:24 AM
Count me in for a PF/AEP. Again.

turbografx16
09-17-2005, 08:59 AM
Id gladly pay upto $150 for flyable:

HE 51
B17
Avenger
Mosquito
KI 27

BigC208
09-17-2005, 09:11 AM
Let's stay reasonable though. The average simmer is not going to pay more than 40 bucks for an add on. Keep it at or below $40, sell us the missing torpedo planes, japanese ships and a few more usable maps and you'll have a winner on your hands.

Kuna15
09-17-2005, 09:23 AM
Originally posted by BigC208:
Let's stay reasonable though. The average simmer is not going to pay more than 40 bucks for an add on. Keep it at or below $40, sell us the missing torpedo planes, japanese ships and a few more usable maps and you'll have a winner on your hands.

I agree with that. No need for lot of planes just those most important ones. Maybe a few maps and that's it, I will gladly pay for that stuff.

GerritJ9
09-17-2005, 09:46 AM
East Java map including Bali would be most interesting for me- where else would we fly the CW-21B?????????? Extra planes? For Java (and for the Singapore map) a Glenn Martin 166 or 139 would be nice, plus the Ki.27. Add a Ki.21 and Do.24 and you would nearly all of the most important aeroplanes used in the Far East in the opening three months. I agree that maps are the items most sorely needed for PF right now.
And yes, I would happily pay for a CD that included any of the above.

JG52Karaya-X
09-17-2005, 10:19 AM
I would pay for 2 addons:

1) Spanish Civil War - with maps, planes and all the fuzz... He51s, really early I16s, I15(bis), early He111, early Ju87, Me109B/C and early E(-1), etc etc... In the SCW planes from ALL major countries were flown and tested

2) Battle of France - with maps, planes, same tune... Bf109E1 and E3, Bf110C4, MS.406, D.520, Hawk75, etc.

These would be 2 TOP addons with LOTS of background and flair

|CoB|_Spectre
09-17-2005, 10:26 AM
This thread reminds of people who get caught up in bid war frenzy at an auction. "I'd sell 1/3 of my liver for a map of..." http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif While there may a few that might be willing to pay $50-$150 USD for their pet addon, it would take far greater numbers of sales by the community to make the venture worthwhile to the developer and publisher. As pointed out in another thread by SaQSoN (Vladimir Kochmarsky):


quote:
How much money would you charge us

I think, I already told you. An add-on development costs minimum $100K.
If you want one single map - talk to Ian. But, I also pointed an approximate ammount ($3K/map) above. Add also something for Oleg to insert it. Though, it is not that simple. Oleg also have to approve and allow the project, which may be the hardest part.

It's not how much any of the hardest core fans is willing to spend, but more a matter of how many of the largest group of fans. For this to work it must be perceived as being worth its pricetag to the masses.

Triggaaar
09-17-2005, 11:09 AM
If any of you think that buying add-ons is a possibility, rather than a dream, perhaps you could post a poll, with all the suggestions here, and ask everyone to select say 2 add-ons from that poll. Once you know what the most popular add-ons are, post a thread to see how many people would pay how much for it. Then go to Oleg, and say 'we have $x for y add-on. What d'ya say?'

StG77_Jager
09-17-2005, 11:21 AM
Originally posted by JG52Karaya-X:
I would pay for 2 addons:

1) Spanish Civil War - with maps, planes and all the fuzz... He51s, really early I16s, I15(bis), early He111, early Ju87, Me109B/C and early E(-1), etc etc... In the SCW planes from ALL major countries were flown and tested

2) Battle of France - with maps, planes, same tune... Bf109E1 and E3, Bf110C4, MS.406, D.520, Hawk75, etc.

These would be 2 TOP addons with LOTS of background and flair

I agree 100% SCW would be Great!

whiteladder
09-17-2005, 11:24 AM
I`d pay!!

StG77_Fritz_X
09-17-2005, 12:01 PM
Originally posted by StG77_Jager:
Fritz come now $50 for a Heinkel 51 the Heinkel is easly worth $100 and i will add to that a map of Spain $100 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I also want to pay AT LEAST $39,95 for a manual, about $44,95 for a full color manual and if the game comes with a poster I easily pay another $15 on top of the retail price.
Heck, I even pay shipping and handling even if I purchase at the store.
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... I realy wonder who is going to "easily pay" for one single plane, the poster or their parents.
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fordfan25
09-17-2005, 04:20 PM
only if thay setteld what ever the problem with US fighters and bombers that have kept out new moddles.

P-38_Lightning
09-18-2005, 03:49 PM
I agree with all of you, I want the Avenger too, and for that update (with other airplanes like the Helldiver) I will pay $50 just to have the airplanes we like. Hey how about the P-38M with the possibility to ride on the rear seat? taking pictures. how about that. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

kalaluth
09-20-2005, 09:10 AM
I'd pay $20 for a flyable Avenger. Like every body http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
But I'd pay $45 for a Flyable Devastator and a P-36 (or MS-406). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

MeJoe
09-20-2005, 10:33 AM
The back of the "Pacific Fighters" box touts "...accurate and action packed re-creation the epic battles of the Pacific". Can anyone here think of ONE battle, "epic" or otherwise, that can be simulated with the present aircraft/land/target mix?

Whatever may be its attributes as a flight sim, as a Pacific War simulation, Oleg's "Pacific Fighters" is totally outclassed by "Aces of the Pacific" and " 1942: Pacific Air War". Games that were released over ten years ago and written for DOS.

I would gladly pay for an-add on that would FINALLY allow the sinulation of at least a few historical actions in the Pacific Theater. An impossibility as things now stand.

I have already paid $40 for the "Flaming Cliffs" add on for LOMAC and was glsd to do it.

-HH-Quazi
09-20-2005, 10:44 AM
I'd love to see a China/Burma map and corresponding online campaigns to add-on to PF. And I am with the rest of you, I'd pay. Shoot, I already have paid for Case Blue, TLD and Banzai and these are just missions and skins.

StG77_Jager
09-20-2005, 05:10 PM
Originally posted by StG77_Fritz_X:

I also want to pay AT LEAST $39,95 for a manual, about $44,95 for a full color manual and if the game comes with a poster I easily pay another $15 on top of the retail price.
Heck, I even pay shipping and handling even if I purchase at the store.

Hey Fritz i would pay to watch you pay shipping&handling in store lol

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Werg78
09-21-2005, 10:08 AM
1000% agree

torpedo planes for both sides are badly needed (and dont forget the D4Y and the SB2C while you are at it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif ).

VFS-214_Hawk's choice of maps would fit perfectly into the package.


any addon with the above content would be picked up immediatly by me.

sorry for getting slightly OT but since this is part of the "no avenger" problem and was already mentioned in this thread - i have a queation:

iirc it was grumman who demanded a license fee for the use of "their" planes in simulations correct? but aren't the wild- and hellcat are grumman planes too (pls correct me if im wrong)?

could this problem not simply be solved by altering the planes name? for example Grummen TBG Attacker or smth like that. even if the name was totally made up i really couldn't care less if it helps making the plane flyable.

CzechTexan
09-21-2005, 04:08 PM
Considering it's expensive to market add-on CDs and put them in the stores. Why not just cut out the middle-man distributors and sell the add-ons (planes and maps) on this website as downloads. OLEG would save alot of money and it would be easy for everyone to have access to the product.

Paying online and downloading plane/maps would be a lot easier and beneficial to everyone.

Nimits
09-21-2005, 05:39 PM
See, CzechTexan, I keep saying that's what they should do. They'd end up reaching ust about everyone whoe would want to buy it anyway, and I bet their profit margin would increase significantly, perhaps even enough to allow them to pay Grumman's fees . . .

Pentallion
09-22-2005, 05:45 PM
I don't buy the Grumman would sue us rumor. for one thing, we HAVE the planes in the game so why doesn't Grumman sue? All we are talking about are the cockpits for the planes. Is Grumman going to sue over the cockpits but not the planes themselves? I don't think so. So I don't believe the Grummand would sue us rumor. In any event, we could simply put a different cockpit in the plane and be done with it.

ImpStarDuece
09-22-2005, 08:12 PM
Grumman sprang the legal threat on Ubi THREE DAYS before Pacific Fighters was due to be released. From what I have pieced together what we have is a result of a hammered out compromise between the parties. Additionally, that is one of the reasons why the US release was delayed over the European one, legal issus to sort out.

Have you guys thought that one of the reasons why Ubi/ IC is reluctant to discuss this is that they CAN'T. I have several friends and family members in the legal profession and they almost ALWAYS advise thier clients not to discuss cases, whether they are settled or not.

GRYPHON_401Cdn
09-22-2005, 10:00 PM
How about a Korean war add-on to generate more revenue off this excellent engine?

With mappage of Korea and with F86, Shooting Star, Meteor, MiG15 etc, @ $20 a pop, no problem.

Feathered_IV
09-23-2005, 06:27 AM
Hmm...A new addon for Forgotten Battles/Pacific Fighters? We could call it Forgotten Fighters. Maybe then I'd get all those lovely Japanese aircraft that were on my most wanted list when PF was first announced.

$100 easy. Hell, I'd even throw in another fifty to find out what the blazes Longhorn means every time he types "<ggg.>" http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

frapeforte1
09-23-2005, 08:09 AM
Hello Oleg!
How about it UBI? I will pay for an add-on that would enable me to be able to fly the:

A) Avenger torpedo bomber. We want our Avengers!

B) I would also really like to be able to fly the PE-2. How about it Oleg? UBI?

Can you give us these and other additional aircraft That Oleg already has put together but is unable to give us do to marketing and patent or trade mark rules?

Brian