Tongass Fjords X Glory on Video

A quick morning video for your viewing pleasure: Buzz313th (don’t ask me, that is a user name…) has made a video showing the Sitka area in the newly released Tongass X scenery by FSAddon: “Just picked up Tongass Fjords X from FSAddons this morning and took the DodoSim 206B up for a quick flight to check out the new scenery. Decided to record the flight and throw a quick video together to showcase this excellent scenery addon.”  If you know any, please add more TFX video or screenshot links in the comments.

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Friday, June 26, 2009 16:17

And in reply to the possibility that you may be getting stutters while watching the video… That is all “Video Chop” caused by stream latency, your video card having a problem with a HiRez video and the biggest factor is that you have to play the video first one time fully, then replay it again without navigating away from the YouTube page. This will allow the video to cache fully onto your hardrive and on the second pass you will watch it much smoother. The DodoSim 206 has very high frame rates, it was made that way, and durring the… Read more »

Friday, June 26, 2009 16:11

Thanks for posting this on my video. I appreciate you all watching. Although, the Video link is a TongassX Tour in Petersburg, not Sitka.

Here are some more quick vids I made for the Tongass area, please also see my YouTube Channel for some other interesting HiRez Videos.

TongassX Vids.

And a quick little demo of a utility with Tongass in the background…..

Watch all in HD and Full screen..


Wednesday, June 24, 2009 14:35

Glade you all are enjoying Tongass X and FSX… See you in three years on that sim… (-; Things may be coming around for FSX today but in three years performance will be a none issue with every aspect of FSX no matter what one throws at it. FSX may be the last version in the incarnation we’ve found so enjoyable over the years. For me it makes since to wait, buy ‘one’ outstanding computer for it, and enjoy the sim for as many years as I can get life out of it. From there X-Plane may take the reigns… Read more »

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 17:47

That’s true for me, too. Not to sound self-serving (too late), but I don’t have the frame rate hits in Tongass X that I had around Sitka and Petersburg with the FS9 version. I think it has to do with a more efficient handling of models and textures as much as anything.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 15:52

It’s also worth pointing out that tongass X runs better on my mid range computer now than tongass FS9 did on my mid range computer then. and it looks much better.