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general_kalle
04-08-2009, 07:12 PM
flight simulations...
ever wanted to try that old game that got you into flight sims?

check out this (http://www.bestoldgames.net/eng/simulation.php) website... certain nostalgie trip.

RPMcMurphy
04-08-2009, 07:14 PM
That LHX was awesome man you could splatter camels in that one.

I_KG100_Prien
04-08-2009, 07:32 PM
Sweet! They have "Cannon Fodder"!!

Choctaw111
04-08-2009, 08:11 PM
Those are nice, but my flight simming days started a decade before SWOTL even came out. I would have to say that was the birth of home flight simming back in the early 80's on my trusty C64, and it wasn't much back then, but I was still very excited about it. By the time Aces of the Pacific and Aces of Europe came out I was blown away by the advancements made by that time, playing it on my then respectable 386/33. Now look where we are and leaves one wondering where we will be in the future of PC simming.

Waldo.Pepper
04-08-2009, 08:28 PM
Cool link to be sure. But my 'simming' such as it was predates my familiarity with computers.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/WaldoPepper/book/boardgame/Clipboard2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/WaldoPepper/book/boardgame/Clipboard3.jpg

crucislancer
04-08-2009, 08:34 PM
Originally posted by RPMcMurphy:
That LHX was awesome man you could splatter camels in that one.

I had that one as well. I also had both Silent Service games.

My first flight sim was Jet, by subLOGIC, the original creators of Flight Simulator before Microsoft took over. All I remember about it is that you could fly two or three planes, I one of which was carrier capable. This was mid 80's.

Romanator21
04-08-2009, 08:40 PM
How does this work? I can't seem to figure it out, but I would like to try some of these old ones.

triad773
04-08-2009, 11:20 PM
I was into this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...ple_II_.26_TRS-80.29 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Microsoft_Flight_Simulator#First_genera tion_.28FS1_for_Apple_II_.26_TRS-80.29)
on my Apple II+. I ran it through my TV, controlling the 'aircraft' over a checkerboard with arrow keyboard controls. The mountains where like cut outs.

If I'd only kept those 5.25" disks they'd actually may be worth something http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Flight simming sure has come a long way in 25 years. I'm loving it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/partyhat.gif

RAF_OldBuzzard
04-08-2009, 11:53 PM
The first one I did was Corncob3D on an 8086

Here's what it looked like http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFVMvBljr0M

na85
04-09-2009, 12:56 AM
Originally posted by RAF_OldBuzzard:
The first one I did was Corncob3D on an 8086

Here's what it looked like http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFVMvBljr0M

OH WOW that brings back memories. I'd completely forgotten that!

Swivet
04-10-2009, 12:04 PM
Cool find http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif