Elite Dangerous Ah the good old days

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  1. Flk

    Flk Well-Known Member

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    I don't remember the version of the X-plane I started with. It seems to be the 6 or 7 Х-plane.
     
  2. hezzey

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    I Mistakenly gave the version of X-Plane that I first had.
    I had got some previous versions but that was back when I was duel-booting so I could get that thing to run on a windows box of course…
    I remember that I had a deep yearning and I used to regret that X-Plane did not work except on a Microsoft or Macintosh machine.
    And then one day in a brand of very high class and high priced things in a grocery store that offered things like that I saw a little box full of CDs and it said on the front in red letters this works in Linux….. or something like that!
    The first version I bought for Linux was X-Plane 7.
    That was the first version of it that I bought for one simple reason and that was it was the first version of the X-Plane that supported Linux.
    I recall having to order all sorts of parts. Things that were supported and could thrive in the Linux world.
    One thing I remember vividly was ordering and then installing a NVidea card priced right for me.
    I think that was before the conquering of the world by the web…
     
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  3. illo

    illo FH Beta Tester

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    Yeah for me too it was Targetware. Same for Philip (Dervell) I guess.
    Take care Vasco. ;)
     
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    Take care. :)
     
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    illo FH Beta Tester

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    I'm somewhat sad about Targetware. It was such a promising sim.

    Are there any modern multiplayer combat sims that are comparable? Maybe newer incarnations of Il-2? (back then, in comparison to TW flight models felt scripted)

    Those fixed gunsights were a downer, but I really loved the flight model. You could really take advantage of air flow around each wing.

    It was all about the pilot not the plane. A good pilot could manipulate P-39 to outturn Zero.

     
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