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yeah looks cool.

 

But what does it do to VAS?......I mean we already have problems enough with VAS as it is.

 

Some have even removed the outside fuselage to not OOM.

 

Adding more stuff seems like asking for trouble.

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yeah looks cool.

But what does it do to VAS?......I mean we already have problems enough with VAS as it is.

Some have even removed the outside fuselage to not OOM.

Adding more stuff seems like asking for trouble.

After reading about their generic version I don't think it will be an issue.

 

I have always wanted to remove the cabin textures on the PMDG 777, is that possible?

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yeah looks cool.

 

But what does it do to VAS?......I mean we already have problems enough with VAS as it is.

 

Some have even removed the outside fuselage to not OOM.

 

Adding more stuff seems like asking for trouble.

 

I agree. +1

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I think if you are running that thin on VAS, you probably should look at any addons. Since DX 10 I have not had any OOMs, even at UK2000 EGLL with storms and 100% AI in the PMDG 777. A little stutter turning during Taxi in the thick of the Airport, once on the last leg of Taxi and then on the Runway it is fine.

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I just read through their 777 Immersion manual, and they say that the VAS footprint is really low! I haven't noticed any lost in performance so far, and the memory usage hasn't hiked either. 

 

Oh... and through the manual, they tell you when the effects can be displayed, so it's really helpful if you want to test them out, which I did.

Anyways, I love the product so far! 

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The price is a little bit high for the type of addition.

Precipitfsx is 10€, that add to all aircraft and runway the same effect, then you have to pay another 19€ for wing and engine condensation which  is a customisation for the 200/300.

It's pricey for some nice effect.

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So,

 

Any other experience with this?

 

FPS/VAS friendly, quality ? Does it support FSRecorder Replay?

 

Michael Moe

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So,

 

Any other experience with this?

 

FPS/VAS friendly, quality ? Does it support FSRecorder Replay?

 

Michael Moe

 

 

Yes it does!

The price is a little bit high for the type of addition.

Precipitfsx is 10€, that add to all aircraft and runway the same effect, then you have to pay another 19€ for wing and engine condensation which  is a customisation for the 200/300.

It's pricey for some nice effect.

 

When you come to think about it, most of the effects included in the package have never been done before in Flight Simulator X. The effects are not generic as in PrecipitFX, they are custom-made exclusively for the PMDG 777. I don't think therefore that it is pricey. The price is right for what you get imho, and certainly for the quality of effects you have.

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The price is a little bit high for the type of addition.

Precipitfsx is 10€, that add to all aircraft and runway the same effect, then you have to pay another 19€ for wing and engine condensation which  is a customisation for the 200/300.

It's pricey for some nice effect.

Have you watched their latest promo video on the 777? I couldn't download it fast enough it was so impressive.

 

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Have you watched their latest promo video on the 777? I couldn't download it fast enough it was so impressive.

It's my opinion but I find 29€ expensive when thinking that the same money goes + or minus for building an airport scenery which take 3 times those effect.

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It's my opinion but I find 29€ expensive when thinking that the same money goes + or minus for building an airport scenery which take 3 times those effect.

I am a little confused, you say 29 Euros and on their website it says 19 Euros. Matter of fact both packages are less than 26 Euros.

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I am a little confused,

Sorry Rick but with 19€ you will get those effect only for the 777-200/300.

Now my hangar is fit with a lot's of plane, so if I want a general update with those effect you need also to add 10€.

Tell me are you flying only the 777 or other aircraft ?

If they will add another customization of 19€ for the NGX 737 are you going to spend all this money?

It's a personal choice, I repeat for me is an expensive add-on.

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But how much fps do you lose by bumping the special effects slider from off to max?

You need this to see all the effects.

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Sorry Rick but with 19€ you will get those effect only for the 777-200/300.

Now my hangar is fit with a lot's of plane, so if I want a general update with those effect you need also to add 10€.

Tell me are you flying only the 777 or other aircraft ?

If they will add another customization of 19€ for the NGX 737 are you going to spend all this money?

It's a personal choice, I repeat for me is an expensive add-on.

 

Is it pricey, yes. Is it worth it, I think so. I hate nothing worse than spending a lot of money on high end aircraft and airports, only to watch an AI land as I am waiting to take off only to see some cartoon rendition of tire smoke. The rain in FSX is horrid, now with PrecipitFX it is believable. The jet spray and tire spray is phenomenal. My immersion factor has increased more with this addon than most that I have. I wish they would give a demo so people can see (maybe they do) I think most would cough it up and buy it.

 

I fly the 777 about 90% of the time. Yes I would buy one for 737 NGX, everyone knows that one needs better vapor trails. I have spent so much money on FSX over the years that it would take a lot for me not to buy a quality addon. I use to blindly buy addons (spoiled child syndrome), now I am very careful and selective. I think this developer is going to continue improving and offer upgrades at a reasonable price or even free for those who have the original release. I still can't get over the jet blast effect, love it.

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These visuals are stunning. I am drooling. It's expensive, but if you fly the 777 a lot it could really add to the experience. I believe it also includes 3d lights that look way better than shockwave lights. This is some serious eye candy. What's the fps impact though? Knowing the way some effects can slow things down, even in dx10, I'd be worried about having so many going at add-on airports for takeoff or landing. Especially since I spend all my time in the cockpit, so not even sure when I'd get to enjoy them.

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Has anyone else used this product?  I am considering it, and was wondering if those who have had it for a while now still like it in combination with the 777?

 

Andrew Jones

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All the pictures and video I saw are amazing but I am still reluctant to take out my credit card given its price tag. $24 dollar is almost the price of a good quality airport (Flytampa montreal is 25 dollars)

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All the pictures and video I saw are amazing but I am still reluctant to take out my credit card given its price tag. $24 dollar is almost the price of a good quality airport (Flytampa montreal is 25 dollars)

 

+1

 

Although it was pointed out to me in another thread that you get a discount if you buy the T777 + PrecipitFX. I'm still thinking on it...

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Is the effect of the volumetric lighting visible from in the cockpit?   Does it change the way the landing lights illuminate the ground?

 

Andrew Jones

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Thanks for the post this is great, I'm always waiting for VC rain but I have read and read again the forums and posts about it and the experimentation, it's just not worth it apparently.  Though I play TS2015 and go please can I have some VC rain hahaha

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