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So That's What FS9ers Do!

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Aren't those numbers astonishing??

I didn't even know there were 155,000 people using FS2004 - I thought it was just us four... :)

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Composite screengrab today:

 

woai.jpg

 

Aren't those numbers astonishing??

I didn't even know there were 155,000 people using FS2004 - I thought it was just us four... :)

Yes, amazing all right!  Thanks for showing!

 

Sascha

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I didn't even know there were 155,000 people using FS2004 - I thought it was just us four... :)

 

Sorry, . . . . just three of us. I was bored and downloaded those files 154,996 times! :Big Grin:

 

Mel

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It does appear that's all FS9ers do ...... oh, that and repaints.  When was the last time you saw an add on panel for a popular aircraft offered in the file library?  Scenery files have become a trickle.  AI and repaints seem to rule now.

 

Disclaimer for those haters out there:  This is just an observation and not a criticism.  I am a true FS9er (don't own FSX and never will).  I have the up most respect for developers who are/have provided add on additions to FS9 ..... always will.  I am happy with what has been done in the past and I'm content with what is offered now.

 

gwillmot

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I didn't even know there were 155,000 people using FS2004 - I thought it was just us four... :)

Who's "us four?" Am I one of them?

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Kinda thought there were a lot more of us out there than most people thought. The FS9 platform is very much alive and well, even if it has been kicked aside by most developers. Thanks for posting those figures.

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It's a great platform, no doubt! I just did a flight in Aeroworx King Air from KBOS to KPHL, and with all my mods, FS2004 still loks great and flyes smooth as silk!

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Surely an error ... you know statistics and dam'n lies.

 

With the imminent release of P3D 2.0 I will be more interested to see how many choose to stay with FSX.  I daresay not too many. :lol:

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Am I one of them?

 

No, not yet.  You must wait until one of "them" defects to FSX.

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AI and repaints seem to rule now

 

Indeed, there are more changes in aircraft liveries and aircompanies than new airports built in real world :lol:

But from time to time there are amazing new sceneries for FS2004. Payware and freeware (f. i. look at the Russian avsim...). I'm very satisfied with what we have, too.

 

Harald

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We're busy flying instead of trolling Avsim and whining about CTDs and low fps. :rolleyes:

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We're busy flying instead of trolling Avsim and whining about CTDs and low fps. :rolleyes:

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With the imminent release of P3D 2.0 I will be more interested to see how many choose to stay with FSX.  I daresay not too many. :lol:

 

I'm thinking we'll see history repeat itself and there will be a group of die-hard FSXers that hang on till the last dog is hung, likely the same group that's spent the last 8 years or so chastising the die-hard FS9ers for not "moving on", lol.

 

 

We're busy flying instead of trolling Avsim and whining about CTDs and low fps. :rolleyes:

 

Add "bashing payware developers" to your list and you've accurately profiled the bulk of the Avsim community (maybe that falls under "trolling Avsim" however) :smile:

 

Jim

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Yes arm-waving in forums is often associated with Stuff That's Wrong!

We have so much in FS9, we can just get on with it!

And a lack of "new" stuff?

Generally, it's already been done!

I love going back to a quality offering I missed, and being delighted with it.

I will - one day - get round to Tongass Fjords, for instance.

 

But of course, there are amazing things that pop up:

http://forum.avsim.net/topic/426225-new-high-quality-scenery-for-ancona-italy-lipy/?p=2851583

 

And, do not forget we were recently blessed with a very nice B787 - within days I had a brilliant freeware panel up and running, along with several equally brilliant tweaks from the FS community.

 

154,996 downloads:- and i thought I was a download junkie :lol: .

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14... I meant Fourteen

And ponder this: at this moment in history, nobody here is about to defect to the dreadful FSX!

With P3Dv2 knocking at the door, it'd be like defecting to FS98... :lol:

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Greetings from the other side (more trees and houses)! Rock on, guys! Rock on forever!

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Hi,

 

I got a new graphics card (560ti - yes, not top of the line) and thought I would set up my FSX to the same level as my FS9 setup.  So I installed my California 1962 scenery (the new v2 beta version - we at CalClassic are still creating FS9 scenery, including a new Hawaii 1959 to be released soon) and went to KSFO.  The buildings and such looked fine, and all my 1962 AI traffic also looked great (the slider was at 100%).  Any problems?  Anything using an alpha channel for transparency (like 3D words on top of buildings) did cause objects behind it to disappear, and the coastlines and roads didn't match my old locations since FSX wouldn't read my terrain excludes.  So much for FSX being back compatible with FS9!

 

But the real problems?  I was getting 14 fps instead of my usual 30 in FS9!  And the airport polygon looked like a desert.  And all of the library objects I used were not there, since most use transparency and cannot be used in FSX.

 

So I quit FSX and went back to my FS2004.  Ah, that's better!  I do use FSX for low and slow flying away from cities where eye candy is most important, but that's only a small part of my flying.  Give me FS9 for my every day sim.

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Morn'n Folks,

 

LOL - I really tried - honest -- I have a pretty decent overclocked rig - I downloaded the ORBX Pacific Northwest Demo - I purchased Real Air's Lancair - and - I still don't get it... I gave it some time - buzzed around some airports for a few hours - then switched back to my tried and true FS9 sim... It must be me - FSX just doesn't pull me in like FS9... Maybe I need the new P3D ???

 

Regards,

Scott

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Surely an error ... you know statistics and dam'n lies.

 

With the imminent release of P3D 2.0 I will be more interested to see how many choose to stay with FSX.  I daresay not too many. :lol:

What will it P3D 2.0 bring to FS? If only better reflections or shadows, I'll pass again. If we ever get a sim with true elevations at each end for runways, I'll be the first to switch. Until then, the latest and greatest graphic is not a sim changer for me.

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Yes, thats what we FS9ers do.. using a lot of AI, and still having good frames..

After landing with the PMDG747 I checked it out with a Cessna.

Dont worry, I edited the AFCAD and all is very fine now.. :-)

 

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