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OMSI 2

3 years ago

Feature: Snatches of sim and wargame news

The Flare Path: Heard Through An Open Window

“She comes down in the middle of the night and finds him on the sofa pleasuring himself with a plastic Ankylosaurus.”“Nietzsche was your radical Islam – I get that – but it didn't turn you into a mass murderer did it? You may have hated the human race for a year or two but you didn't actively plot their extermination.”“And these are? Giraffes. Of course!…

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5 years ago

Feature: Simulation & wargame blather

The Flare Path: How To Draw An Eagle

(Next week in The Flare Path: How to Draw a PMD-6 Anti-Personnel Mine)Going by the number of sketches arriving in the FP inbox at the moment, this column's recent foray into art tuition is going down extremely well. For every RPS reader keen to spend their Friday lunch hour reading about upcoming quadruplex transport sims, imminent Seven Years War strategy offerings, ill-conceived wargame patches, and…

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7 years ago

Feature: Brilliant but bussed

Wot I Think: OMSI 2

Both the OMSI and the OMSI 2 manual begin with the same Goethe quote. In 2011 “Such a work is never actually finished - one must simply declare it to be finished once one has done as much as possible given the time and circumstances.” felt like a dangled promise... a hint of riches yet to come. In 2014, in the light of the NG272-length…

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Feature: Simulation & wargame blather

Big Bus, Small Hours: An OMSI Diary

The anticipators are myriad. They mill beside the stops at Rathaus, Spandau scrutinising distant double-deckers, and scowling at timepieces. They sigh, they pace, they ignore precipitation, but most of all they wait. They wait, as they've waited this past two years, for the sequel to one of The Five Great Simulations. OMSI 2 is close - so close you can almost hear the trill of…

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