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Why do you think flight simulator is a "game"?

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35 minutes ago, Jazz said:

It's a game because as far as I'm aware they left out the part where someone squeezes milk from your tit and then makes delicious cheese from it.

You gotta go all in for it to be a sim😉

"goat" and "delicious cheese"? Does not compute!


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I'm not positive I've ever had a cheese made from goat's milk.  I eat Feta quite often. I understand its sometimes a mix of sheep's and goat's milk.

My favorite cheese right now is Manchego. absolutely delicious.

But I think a simmer with lots of iFly 737 or PMDG experience would have a better chance at landing a real 737 than a person who never sims at all.

and why exactly do some of us cringe at the thought of flight simulator being called a game?  I don't care what people call it but I do cringe a bit when people call it a game...as if it were no different than any game where all you have to do is point a gun as accurately as you can and pull a trigger as fast as you can.

As a kid I remember being strangely attracted to panels with lots of buttons and gauges.  I had no idea what they did...whatever panels and gauges I was looking at.  To me its almost like getting a good grade on a test to be able to look at a panel and know what every button, switch, dial and gauge does or means.

I never was good at sports.  Brute force was not my specialty.  But somehow flipping switches in the proper order and watching the instruments so you know where you are...it just feels right.

P.S. @Concodroid -- its a discussion group.  this is what we do. Personally Im glad to have the distraction.

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4 minutes ago, sightseer said:

P.S. @Concodroid -- its a discussion group.  this is what we do.

I see that. Never thought I'd see "goat cheese" on avsim.

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1 hour ago, Jazz said:

... they left out the part where someone squeezes milk from your tit and then makes delicious cheese from it....

I bet there's a Japanese site for that (it may include tentacles..) :blink:


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Games are for entertainment, as we all know.

ESP & P3D are not!

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Do I see 9?

Jazz & HighByPass = Best post so far!!

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On 4/5/2020 at 5:04 PM, mSparks said:

MSFS2020 and FSX cannot be used for training/commercially, they for entertainment purposes only. Dont think I'm going far enough to break the rules by saying this is not true of P3D and Xplane.

 

Yes, I know. But it does not mean, that MSFS can not be closer to the reality than X-plane and P3D 🙂 So for me and other home users MSFS can offer much better simulation, than X-plane and P3D, although not for commercial purposes.

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Who says you can't use FSX for training?  https://fsxinsider.com/flight-simulator-as-a-training-aid/

And unless you throw thousands of dollars into a flight sim to buy FAA approved hardware, they are all just for entertainment.

 

 


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FSX & FSX:SE are for entertainment only! ESP was the commercial version of FSX

P3D is the Not for entertainment program. Redbird sells FAA approved hardware to be used with P3D.

So, if you are making money using FSX, according to it's EULA, a definite NONO!

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I thought one of the seven deadly sins of AVSIM was 'Thou shalt not discuss the P3D EULA' or you're straight into the pit. 👿

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On a more positive note, no-one died of old age in 2020 .👍

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The FAA came through a number of years back and clarified that when the ATD manufacture was not the software provider then the software must be licensed to the hardware provider for the specific purpose of flight training.

 

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7 hours ago, sightseer said:

I'm not positive I've ever had a cheese made from goat's milk.  I eat Feta quite often. I understand its sometimes a mix of sheep's and goat's milk.

Goat, sheep......It's all the same to us in Wales 😉

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I hope it's real goat's cheese, not from Goat Simulator. 

Goat Simulator sounds a lot better than Goat Game..but that's for another forum.


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The answer is it's both a game and a simulator. It depends on how the person is using it.

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