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IL-2 Sturmovik: Desert Wings - Tobruk

2 months ago

Feature: More Desert Wings diary excerpts

The Flare Path: Hello Kittyhawk

Last week's FP ended mid-way through a ten-sortie Desert Wings – Tobruk campaign. Picking up where I left off...*Meet Edwina's replacement, Evelyn. A Kittyhawk rather than a Tomahawk, she has six hundred additional pegasi stabled under her engine cowling and all her firepower (6 x .50 Brownings) embedded in her wings. While she couldn't be described as a Bf 109's worst nightmare, any Messerschmitt pilot that…

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Feature: Cliffs of Dover swaps chalk for sand

The Flare Path flings Tomahawks (about the sky)

In Britain at least, Desert Wings – Tobruk's release couldn't have been timed much better. Convincing yourself you're buzzing WW2-era North Africa in a sweltering airborne sweat lodge is much easier when your skin and flightstick are clammy with briny body dew. Not that this generously proportioned IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover expansion is wholly reliant on real-world weather for its perspiration production. When it…

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3 months ago

Feature: A round-up of the realistic

The Flare Path: A2Z

A is for Alphabetised wargame and sim news. Welcome to the cosy corner of RPS where the vehicular is valued, the historical is hallowed, and the paragraphs are shorter than 7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 37 L/24 barrels.

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