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GSX should I buy?

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I know Bryan has something in the hopper but there's no eta. ..I wonder if I should get GSX for now...and go with Bryans product if and when available.

Thoughts?

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Well, I bought GSX after thinking about it for years - I got 50% off one day only cos it was one if the developers 50th. It’s good insofar as it adds to the realism of the procedures but it is a tad cartoonish: just too many vehicles driving through aircraft and each other to make it wholly realistic. Pushback is neat though - very tidy. Bottom line - I’m glad I bought it but not sure I would’ve paid full dollar. There’s a free trial available - maybe you’ve tried it?

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34 minutes ago, Boomer said:

I know Bryan has something in the hopper but there's no eta. ..I wonder if I should get GSX for now...and go with Bryans product if and when available.

Thoughts?

Curious: what is Bryan's product?

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Just now, tamsini said:

Curious: what is Bryan's product?

+ 1

As for GSX, great addon in my opinion, worth the money!

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Well i'm honest.

I have GSX about half a year now and it's very buggy. I must say it.

Why?

A lot of clipping, the sound is completely unrealistic ( i can hear the pushback truck in my 777 louder than the engines) and the worst: 

It get's stuck sooo many times -.-. I think i need to restart the coutal engine at least twice because of ;

1 the pushback is not moving or

2 the service vehicles are stuck or

3 the menu is dead.

It feels like lottery or hit or miss to work with it. The ONLY thing wich is good is the pushback. 

The rest is buggy or if not uninteresting after 2 months.

My 2 cents

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I use gsx in my fsdt airports but it doesn't pushback well in that it overruns other fixed objects. ..as opposed to AES which didn't.

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OK I think I pass on gsx and hope Bryans product is ready before I'm old and senile...lol

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1 hour ago, Boomer said:

OK I think I pass on gsx and hope Bryans product is ready before I'm old and senile...lol

And you dint told us what is Bryans product lol

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GSX and UGCX aren't really competition, sorta.

I suspect most people will use both, but we'll see how that goes.

 

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5 hours ago, 30K said:

Well i'm honest.

I have GSX about half a year now and it's very buggy. I must say it.

Why?

A lot of clipping, the sound is completely unrealistic ( i can hear the pushback truck in my 777 louder than the engines) and the worst: 

It get's stuck sooo many times -.-. I think i need to restart the coutal engine at least twice because of ;

1 the pushback is not moving or

2 the service vehicles are stuck or

3 the menu is dead.

It feels like lottery or hit or miss to work with it. The ONLY thing wich is good is the pushback. 

The rest is buggy or if not uninteresting after 2 months.

My 2 cents

why not  post  in the fsdt  forum  since  its most likely  your  pc  set up

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14 hours ago, Boomer said:

OK I think I pass on gsx and hope Bryans product is ready before I'm old and senile...lol

If you do passenger flights then I consider GSX a must have..  If you're on the fence, then wait for a sale.  Sure it's not perfect, and occasionally it crashes on me, but so does FSX.  

However, being able to simulate fuel, boarding/unboarding, pushback and follow-me makes it a mst have product.  For GA, not so useful...

Besides, as one of previous posts pointed out; it's a try before you buy product.

Ernie

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I have GSX, and not use it - it is so "artificial" in negative meaning, even voice is like coming from robot or something.

Really waiting what UGXC will bring here.

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11 hours ago, byork said:

GSX and UGCX aren't really competition, sorta.

I suspect most people will use both, but we'll see how that goes.

 

I thought IIRC that UGCX had pushback. ..?

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1 minute ago, Boomer said:

I thought IIRC that UGCX had pushback. ..?

 

It does, but we don't do all the catering trucks, etc.

So I suspect people will use us for pushbacks, and GSX for the luggage cars, etc.

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On 10/28/2017 at 4:19 PM, byork said:

 

It does, but we don't do all the catering trucks, etc.

So I suspect people will use us for pushbacks, and GSX for the luggage cars, etc.

Damm. The only real reason i bought GSX was for the pushback. 

I normally stay in my cockpit 90% of the time so i didn't even look at my ground vehicles.

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On Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:19 AM, byork said:

 

It does, but we don't do all the catering trucks, etc.

So I suspect people will use us for pushbacks, and GSX for the luggage cars, etc.

I only care about a good pushback that knows the taxi and pushback routes like AES did.

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On 10/28/2017 at 5:11 AM, byork said:

GSX and UGCX aren't really competition, sorta.

I suspect most people will use both, but we'll see how that goes.

 

And I was looking forward to finally be able to get rid of GSX when UGCX arrives since I'm really tired of GSX for a number of reasons many of them already mentioned in here.

Oh well, let's see what the end result will be.

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On 10/28/2017 at 3:27 PM, Beardyman said:

I have GSX, and not use it - it is so "artificial" in negative meaning, even voice is like coming from robot or something.

Really waiting what UGXC will bring here.

+1

I never understood how GSX was released with these robotic kind of voice sets. I think it sounds terrible to be honest and consider it a huge immersion killer. I also miss being able to use my voice to respond compared to FS2Crew comm.

Luckily while waiting for UGCX there's a number of alternate sound packs for GSX that will replace the push-back communication in GSX. Wouldn't be using GSX without such a package. Don't remember exactly which one I got because it was a long time since I downloaded it but should be easy to find one just by Googling for it.

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My pre-order question would be:  Does GSX use taxiways or is it just push and turn?  I hate the voices on GSX, but I love how it follows taxiway lines to keep the plane on track with preparing to taxi away from the gate, just like real life.

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UGCX follows taxiways and allows users to make custom routes.

 

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3 hours ago, byork said:

UGCX follows taxiways and allows users to make custom routes.

 

Oh my gods.  That makes me as happy as I was when I decided on my last divorce.  Thank you!!!!!!

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11 hours ago, Faelandaea Dravin said:

My pre-order question would be:  Does GSX use taxiways or is it just push and turn?  I hate the voices on GSX, but I love how it follows taxiway lines to keep the plane on track with preparing to taxi away from the gate, just like real life.

GSX follows taxiways?  not in my experience.

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2 minutes ago, Boomer said:

GSX follows taxiways?  not in my experience.

My GSX always does it as long as the airport has an AFCAD with properly connected taxiways.

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56 minutes ago, Woozie said:

My GSX always does it as long as the airport has an AFCAD with properly connected taxiways.

Was just about to say the same thing.

If/when GSX doesn't follow taxi lines when pushing back it's because of the airport AFCAD rather than GSX I would say without being an expert on the subject.

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4 minutes ago, WebMaximus said:

Was just about to say the same thing.

If/when GSX doesn't follow taxi lines when pushing back it's because of the airport AFCAD rather than GSX I would say without being an expert on the subject.

Yeah, unfortunately, way too many scenery devs dont really bother about correct AFCADs, its often up to the customer to fix it. And this can be very time consuming

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