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Re: Making of Microsoft Flight Simulator
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2020, 03:12:43 AM »
MS Sim is ok for basic flying and has some nice scenarios, but for 'serious stuff' they're still way behind the DCS and IL2 series.
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Re: Making of Microsoft Flight Simulator
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2020, 03:31:16 AM »
I just discovered a toy in Google Earth called "Movie Maker" where you can travel around the world while recording the travel at up to 60 fps at 1080 x 1920. Simple linear travel is ok rom arrow keys and I tested an ancient Microsoft SideWinder control that works OK as well. As this recording is useful to me in making videos, I an tempted to look for a control that is more like a joy stick.
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Re: Making of Microsoft Flight Simulator
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2020, 04:33:12 AM »
That looks very interesting, and I watched it until the end
I also checked new horizons development videos,cool,first they start demo of first development stage,funny the very first looked like a crossover between new horizons and minecraft
,where they show heroine shooting blocks of a minecraft looking like dino,while in final game you shoot of parts of mechanical enemies :greenclp:
,to final 1st game and the newer versions of the games

but if you want to create some simple blockbased game,minecraft would be easy to accomplish a "lego" like things like that,because it also supports placing triggers among blocks ,for example open doors when approaching and collision detection like the demo

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would be nice experiment to travel over some bridges and railroads and compare endresult with previous drone made videos you showed
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Re: Making of Microsoft Flight Simulator
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2020, 04:58:14 AM »
Here's one video of IL2.
The jerkiness you sometimes get with slow internet connections, called 'lag'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHeJYTczHZE
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Re: Making of Microsoft Flight Simulator
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2020, 11:44:48 AM »
The trick with Google Earth is to travel the distance you need then go back over it to get stutter free recording. With the old Microsoft SideWinder control I can almost get what I need for recording flying over torrain and its not hard to post process the recorded MP4 but the control is not fine enough and some of the direction changes are too jerky.
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