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#3373697 - 08/24/11 03:12 AM Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future
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While we wait for Dart to complete his review, here is Tom "WLINK" Cofield's opinion piece on the roll-out of IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover.

http://www.simhq.com/_air13/air_499a.html


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#3373967 - 08/24/11 01:50 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Can't disagree with your 7 points one iota.


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#3374019 - 08/24/11 02:58 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Good article, sums up my toughts almost exactly.
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#3374034 - 08/24/11 03:25 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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A well organised and structured piece. Hard to accuse this article of soft-pedalling.

'Fiasco' is exactly the right word i.e. the serious-comic-serious nature of it all.

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#3374036 - 08/24/11 03:28 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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WTF were they thinking. Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. The project leads, or those responsible for development, QA, and PR, deserve to be out of a job.


Edited by peppergomez (08/24/11 03:29 PM)
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#3374054 - 08/24/11 04:08 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Good summary to this point IMO. Small shop with people whose strong suit is with coding and graphic development. Good business management is conspicuously missing.
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#3374081 - 08/24/11 04:48 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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cheers Pretty straightforward. No sugar coated BS.

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#3374104 - 08/24/11 05:13 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Tom has another piece up today, which is a review of what we have as newly-published "alternative offering" to CoD:

Rising Sun - Phase 2 (built on the Strike fighters engine)
http://www.simhq.com/_air13/air_478a.html

- It is a good read that puts things into perspective.
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#3374111 - 08/24/11 05:26 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Well done Tom. Honest, straight forward and no BS as all SimHQ articles.
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#3374120 - 08/24/11 05:46 PM Re: Commentary: IL-2 Sturmovik: Reflections on the Past and Questions for the Future [Re: guod]
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Level headed and 100% spot on. Agree completely Tom.
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