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  1. MxPhenom 216

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    Welcome Pilots!

    This thread is to talk about and share information on Microsofts new Flight Simulator Game. "Microsoft Flight". After Flight Simulator X Microsoft decided to stop with the series and so the Team that made it were done. Now its come back, but a whole new team is making the game, and so far its looks VERY VERY VERY good. More optimized, DX10/11, etc.

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    Sign up at connect.microsoft.com
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    Have signed up to the beta for this and shall wait and see if i am succesful.

    Which also i have signed up for the beta programe for Railworks 3.

    Chris
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    Im so excited for this game!
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    I'm quite excited about MS Flight. I haven't played since FS2004. Signed up for the beta as soon as I heard about it.
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    yeah, the new lighting engine they are using is incredible! buildings, trees, and everything case shadows on the ground and anything around.
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    i cant find the beta sigh up anywhere
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    this game looks intense
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    What would you rate as the best flight game for air fighting?

    What you rate as the best flight game for air fighting? I've been playing Wings of Prey and it's a lot of fun. Any suggestions? I have LockOn and can't seem to get into it. Too many hoops to jump thru for my taste. I like MS FS X but I think WOP is my favorite for just fun.
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    For current I guess I would say the Hawx's, but I wouldn't consider them Sim fighting.
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    Here are some screen shots of menus and gameplay:

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    i got the beta now it looks really nice but its just a acarde game now that the bad thing now
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    What's the bet they release this first, then a bit down the line release Microsoft Flight Pro (paid), which is more true to the original simulation heart of the game?

    I'd probably buy it, I'm a bit of a sucker for MS Flight Sim games. It was the first ever 3D 'game' I played on a PC.
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    oke that would be nice

    does anybody knows how many planes there are in the beta i have 2 do i unlock the p-47 later in the beta or is it just those 2
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    So its arcade? Not simulator? lame!
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    Hoping to find that out later tonight when i have more time to play it. Has anyone noticed it is hard as hell to make anything out when doing some night flying? I turned the lights on it I can see the cockpit, that's it!
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    Have you ever played a Flight game? its always hard at night. Lights in the cockpit and then lights at the airports are the only thing you should be looking for.

    How did you get the beta?

    I signed up for it at connect.microsoft but haven't gotten anything
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    Im thinking about picking up FSX. Is it as good as FS 5.1?
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    Its extremely CPU limited. It likes a lot of CPU speed. 4.0ghz or higher and it really likes Intel and Nvidia setups
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    Is it multi threaded?

    See my specs. I should be fine given this is a 2006 title.
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    yes I have and it's very dark compared to X and 98.
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