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I just got FSW and made a 20-minute flight. It did not match my expectations. It is a "game" and I believe it is addressed to other type of people than  those that hang out at Avsim!

I think that for hard-core simmers P3D is the way to go!.  

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Just now, ega said:

I just got FSW and made a 20-minute flight. It did not match my expectations. It is a "game" and I believe it is addressed to other type of people than  those that hang out at Avsim!

I think that for hard-core simmers P3D is the way to go!.  

true...P3D or XP11 are the future:biggrin:

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1 minute ago, FSWPilot said:

true...P3D or XP11 are the future:biggrin:

Or Aerofly FS 2. But well, not FSW, that's for sure. And then to think they seriously called this the sim of the future!!! It's FSX! The same old crappy performance, so it seems, and the same old bland and dull colors and lighting. It looks seriously outdated.

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Just now, J van E said:

Or Aerofly FS 2. But well, not FSW, that's for sure. And then to think they seriously called this the sim of the future!!! It's FSX! The same old crappy performance, so it seems, and the same old bland and dull colors and lighting. It looks seriously outdated.

also blurries for most people

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Wow! Just made the purchase a few minutes ago. Wish this thread had popped up before I committed to the purchase. From what I can glean out of the posts her, it sounds like, 'Give it a miss!'.

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1 minute ago, vc10man said:

Wow! Just made the purchase a few minutes ago. Wish this thread had popped up before I committed to the purchase. From what I can glean out of the posts her, it sounds like, 'Give it a miss!'.

Steam offers refunds

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The bashing seems pretty harsh given this is early access ... I probably will not have time to try it out for a day or two, is this beyond hope?

Seems DTG has mis-managed expectations ... again.

 

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What did you guys expect for a pre-release?  It's a beta... meant to find issues.  If that's not your thing why are you d/l it?  I am more disappointed by the responses than the sim. Help DTG with good, infomative feedback.  Not trash.

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It's not as bad as everybody is saying.  To my mind having used it in a number of scenarios it's better than stock FSX.  Not as good as my very heavily modded P3D but i really wasn't expecting that...it seems like everybody else was.  

The main issues for me: Colour palette appears to be to bright (others are saying dark)

Memory usage is insane, 7Gb on flying around EGCC with no addons at all.

Level of Detail is set to 4.5, but can be changed in the config file, though not sure if this actually does anything.

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Just now, Clutch Cargo said:

 Help DTG with good, infomative feedback.  Not trash.

The control setup lacks the versatility I have gotten used to with FSX and FSUIPC. This is a real deal breaker for me.

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im no fan of DTG and have zero faith. But to be fair wait until its out of beta before saying its good or not!  I for one will stick with XP & P3D

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Also - I highly doubt any of the more complex airliners will work (without larger than minor adjustments). I don't see any exe.xml, dll.xml etc... also there's no access to the Scenery Library (other than manually editing scenery.cfg).

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27 minutes ago, FSXSEPilot said:

Steam offers refunds

Thanks for that info.

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12 minutes ago, WotanUK said:

Memory usage is insane, 7Gb on flying around EGCC with no addons at all.

Did you have VAS OOMs, then?

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43 minutes ago, ega said:

I just got FSW and made a 20-minute flight. It did not match my expectations. It is a "game" and I believe it is addressed to other type of people than  those that hang out at Avsim!

I think that for hard-core simmers P3D is the way to go!.  

Of ALL the possible negative things to say about the FSX engine (which is still is), i think yours is nonsense. You should compare it to vanilla FSX or Vanilla P3D. Surely you shoudn't complain a 25 euros vanilla product with your P3D full of addons.

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29 minutes ago, FSXSEPilot said:

Steam offers refunds

Not for Early Access titles unless that policy has changed recently

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Just now, vc10man said:

Did you have VAS OOMs, then?

Nope, cause it's 64-bit...i have 64Gb of RAM, however i worry that this will start a trend of not caring about the memory use, once people like A2A and ORBX start adding things we might find that instead of getting VAS related OOMs we start to get physical OOMs.

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17 minutes ago, Clutch Cargo said:

What did you guys expect for a pre-release?  It's a beta... meant to find issues.  If that's not your thing why are you d/l it?  I am more disappointed by the responses than the sim. Help DTG with good, infomative feedback.  Not trash.

More like an Alpha

Beta's are supposed to be feature complete.

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Hi Folks,

While I've watched this product hyped beyond belief for weeks now it seems logical there would be some disappointment... It is an early release so DTG should be cut some slack because they didn't advertise it as a finished product...

On the other hand - as an avid Train Sim guy and familiar with DTG's performance with that community - don't hold your breath for a study level sim... DTG in the Train Sim community is known for making pretty things - not good physics - not good operation -  not realistic systems - not the attention to detail required by many of us here...

If past experience is any indicator of future results - I don't think this is going to be the replacement simulator that many of you hoped for...

Regards,
Scott

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Seriously, we need to see this for what it is... early access. If we just report our concerns in a calm, clear manner a lot of stuff will probably get fixed.

If they don't, then some complaining may be in order...

 

Russ

 

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Looks nothing like any of the videos and screenshots.

Low FPS, choppy, not acceptable at all. Unacceptable   even for an ALPHA testing situation.

VERY DISAPPOINTING!

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Yearh... maybe... but some of us (okay! me) was really hoping for some core improvements to the ESP engine.

An overhauled lighting engine. Better depiction of autogen and vector scenery. New and better weather system depiciton and maybe true volumetric clouds.  I know, I'm dreaming... but when they advertise a new simulator as Next Gen (or something to that effect) I, personally, is just a little dissappointed at seing the results.

Also, there's a decreased level of customization and it's harder to maintain and add new sceneries (I can't find access to a Scenery Library anywhere). Also there's no exe.xml or dll.xml (which complex airliners and addons are heavily relying on). ... I don't know - maybe they come up with some sort of new system?!

But to be frank - I'm not holding my breath... 

Now, before everyone's jumping all over me and starts screaming "It's early-access...", please note, that many of these things (mentioned above and in other posts) are core features/limitations of ESP. And I highly doubt that DTG are about to re-write the engine itself ... beta/alpha or not... 

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Well, just arrived home, prepared to hit the buy button and go through the install process :-)

Liked what I've seen in the streams so far !

 

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