Is Flight Simulation On The Decline??

Have you noticed too lately that the top selling products on simMarket (and elsewhere, I bet) are NOT flight simulator related anymore? Is everybody turning into simulated farmers and demolition guys these days? And no, I am NOT going to tell you about the chess program now on simMarket! Anyway, for those none-flyers here’s another (German language) product to ponder over: Trainz Simulator 2010 – repackaged by Halycon Media. Available through simMarket, of course……

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Saturday, July 17, 2010 12:24

Well I think in fact it is. What brought many beginners into simming was medium-to-high-quality freeware, which is almost extinct but some very few groups and individuals. Basically, you have to pay for almost anything worth having, with the HQ freeware in the vast minority. Take a look on the “usual” filebases and you’ll see what I mean. When I started with FS in the early nineties, all you needed was some imagination and a medium-powered PC. You d/l’ed some vague sceneries or aircraft and just had fun. Today, the finincial entry level has risen sharp. We barely have the… Read more »

Peter Hayes
Monday, June 14, 2010 01:50

Dear Ever Greener:
Bucolic is better!!
Shakespeare King Lear:
Bring oil to fire, snow to their colder moods;
Renege, affirm, and turn their halcyon beaks (referring to the kingfisher??)
With every gale and vary of their masters
Hal Seeon

Ian P
Sunday, June 13, 2010 18:48

I’ve always wondered why, when people spout tripe off the top of their heads, but they like to believe it is true, they always post in capital letters?

Does shouting louder make them more right? Or just look even sillier than they did before?

Sunday, June 13, 2010 13:06

One thing I have always wondered is: “Is Halycon a misspelt name, or do they really mean Halycon?”

Sunday, June 13, 2010 02:39

@GG berty2 . You are the owner of fspilot shop ? You may compare the prices of fspilotshop and Fspilotshop is exspensive! .