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Malik_VII
05-26-2004, 07:59 PM
I found a 3 pack at E/B games. European Air War, Gunship, and B17 The mighty Eighth.
If you had the chance would you pick these up?
I've heard good things about them but am not really sure so I thought I might ask you guys and girls your opinion.
Tell me what you think of them.

Malik_VII
05-26-2004, 07:59 PM
I found a 3 pack at E/B games. European Air War, Gunship, and B17 The mighty Eighth.
If you had the chance would you pick these up?
I've heard good things about them but am not really sure so I thought I might ask you guys and girls your opinion.
Tell me what you think of them.

GEO-oNe
05-26-2004, 08:13 PM
Euro air war is good, but its only got like 13 planes mainly the P38,p51, and me262. cant remember if it had german prop planes or any more arrlied planes

LW_Cobra
05-26-2004, 10:10 PM
While each was good in its own time - they are now very outdated, Gunship being the oldest I do believe. When IL2 came out it blew any competition (MS Combat Sim 2) out of this world. Personally I would pass on all 3 even if given to me for free.

GAU-8
05-26-2004, 10:17 PM
heres the list of STOCK planes in EAW.

P38 H J

P47 C D

P51 B D

HAWKER HURRICANE (several)

TEMPEST V

TYPHOON MKIB

SPITFIRE (several)

FW 190 A8 D9

ME109 E4 G6 K4

ME 110 C G

ME 262 A
now those are the stock aircraft... but because of "SNAP ON", AND "COPY PLANE" programs

there are hundreds of aircraft out there..(and thousands of skins)

coursairs, sabers, turkeys, japanese planes, p40 p39 black widow,

if you get AL WHITES "EAW CONTROL" you can increase resolution to 1200x 1600. AND force up to 200-500 aircraft in there air at ONCE!

new hi rezolution maps, soundpacks, graphical add-ons for explosions, humans, vehicles.

mods for gunsights, improved ballistics, flight models

new campaigns, DESERT AIR WAR, PACIFIC AIR WAR,ATTACK OF THE WEST, WWI mods, and many others... EAW IS a great buy.. by itself ..or in the 3 pack... but in most cases the 3 pack costs the same...as EAW just by itself..go figure..

its a lovely game..though a little dated. tower control is in there as well.. plus something IL2 doesnt have... dont want to fly, but want to check out the action?? press F12, and you get multicam action shots on its own.. a beatuiful gem of a game

i still fly it daily.. ill try to get stock, and updated pics in here shortly...

Malik_VII
05-27-2004, 09:29 AM
Thanks for the input so far. Pics would be cool
I know these are dated but I'm not to concerned about graphics or if they match up to IL-2

DeBaer.534
05-27-2004, 09:47 AM
you forgot to mention the video clips in EAW describing the included aircrafts and some campaigns of the war (there was real footage included), it was a nice feature.
i wish i could play it once again, still having it lying around here, but it doesnt run on my pc. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif
also the campaign in the non-flying time was very atmospheric. after combat you went to the barracks, switching and tuning the radio by clicking on it, and sometimes even being forced to go up again by some alert take off. it was a great simulator in its time, today its an important part of (my) flight sim history http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Chuck_Older
05-27-2004, 10:29 AM
Gunship?!

Holy crow I played that on my Commodore 128. It was fun back in...1988? 1987? MP made some cool games, but if this is the same Gunship from 1988, then...do not judge by the wireframe graphics http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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Or can I hear the echoes from the days of '39?
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Malik_VII
05-27-2004, 10:42 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Chuck_Older:
Gunship?!

Holy crow I played that on my Commodore 128. It was fun back in...1988? 1987? MP made some cool games, but if this is the same Gunship from 1988, then...do not judge by the wireframe graphics http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
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The hillsides ring with, "Free the People",
Or can I hear the echoes from the days of '39?
~ Clash
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Don't think it's the same one, unless they put some other games pic on the box. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/88.gif

Korolov
05-27-2004, 11:00 AM
The "Gunship!" title they're actually talking about is the one released a couple years ago that stank bad out of the box, but fixed up with a patch.

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