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    Hi everyone! I used to be really into flying games and i have a new pc so im getting back into them! well, trying to!

    Anyway, a friend has IL2 and he does not play it anymore so he has given it to me to make use of. It installs ok but the disc is very scratched. I dunno whether to make a copy or to find a fixed exe/nocd patch. Plus Im so confused about upgrades etc, which version is the standard one and what is the most recent updrade etc. can anyone offer any guidence to a newbie please??

    MJJPB
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    Hi everyone! I used to be really into flying games and i have a new pc so im getting back into them! well, trying to!

    Anyway, a friend has IL2 and he does not play it anymore so he has given it to me to make use of. It installs ok but the disc is very scratched. I dunno whether to make a copy or to find a fixed exe/nocd patch. Plus Im so confused about upgrades etc, which version is the standard one and what is the most recent updrade etc. can anyone offer any guidence to a newbie please??

    MJJPB
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    hi!
    about the scrached CD- i say do both! making a copy of it will be a smart decision for the future, and getting a no-cd patch (if one exists) is good for the short term.

    about the patches- here ( http://www.il2sturmovik.com/games_elts/updates.php ) you can get the latesest updates and explainations on how to install them.
    let me warn you though- its really hard to find IL2 players in the lobby, (almost) everyone is playing IL2:FB. so if you like IL2 i suggest getting FB so you can fully exploit it's pottention.
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    steve_v's Avatar Senior Member
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    For IL-2 Sturmovik ONLY!

    Install over the box version in the following order:

    1.) il2upgrade_1.1a.exe (75 MB)

    2.) il2upgrade_1.2.exe (28.4 MB)

    If - and ONLY if - you want to modify voice files

    3.) il2upgrade_1.2ov.exe - (38.1Mb)

    Please use 3dgamers for downloads. You'll be glad you did.

    http://www.3dgamers.com/games/il2sturmovik/

    BBQ_English Voice pack can be gotten at

    http://www.mudmovers.com/Sims/IL2/il...tial_files.htm


    Discussion of no cd cracks, disk imaging, etc is not allowed per forum guidelines.


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    AJRobson's Avatar Senior Member
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    At only $20 U.S. the game is an exceptional value. Both IL2 and IL2 FB.

    Buy a new copy.
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    TX-Zen's Avatar Senior Member
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    Welcome to the community!

    I'd say buy Forgotten Battles. It's a quantum leap over IL2 and is an amazing product. There are more planes to fly in FB and more players online to fly with and against. The FMB allows you to create some very cool missions and in FB you can fly on scripted servers which have objectives to achieve. Makes for a nice change in style and promotes teamwork while giving people a reason to fly other than the best of the best.

    With the Addon coming out in Febuary, there will be a range of very cool planes to fly like the P38, the BF110, Spitfire and others.

    S~! and welcome again to the community.

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    Great! Thanks Steve_v for that, all those updates and numbers were getting so confusing. Thanks for the links!

    1 more question, is FB an addon for IL2 or a whole new game?
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by MJJPB:
    Great! Thanks Steve_v for that, all those updates and numbers were getting so confusing. Thanks for the links!

    1 more question, is FB an addon for IL2 or a whole new game?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    It's a whole new game. Although it uses the same game engine, as TX-Zen says its a "quantum leap" over IL-2!
    If you like what you've experienced so far then BUY FB!

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    S! Simon

    Download the USAAF campaign folder here.

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