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#4389627 - 11/14/17 02:57 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: FlyingMonkey]  
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Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey
PS: the Corsair... man I am still waiting to fly that in VR in the pacific theatre. The day I do that, it will be a real childhood dream come true (and then I'll just have to work towards flying one in real life I guess :p)



If you just want to experience flying the Corsair in VR download Aces High III. The Corsair model is nice and the VR implementation, with Oculus Rift at least, is great. I've spent hours flying it offline.


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#4389631 - 11/14/17 03:01 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Blade_Meister]  
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Originally Posted by Blade_Meister
Originally Posted by Master
Is that what they are actually going to call it? It is going to be confusing if they go with Battle of Midway since BoM is Battle of Moscow...


I just made that up Sir. I think they actually are going to call it BOAF. Agreed that BOM would make things to confusing. yep

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Ah, "AF water is low on water" wink


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#4389637 - 11/14/17 03:20 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: F4UDash4]  
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Originally Posted by F4UDash4
Ah, "AF water is low on water" wink


Midway is low on water, but yes I think you get the jest of the riddle Sir. winkngrin

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#4389728 - 11/14/17 11:19 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Yes. The planted message to test if the Japanese code "AF" was in reference to Midway.


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#4389743 - 11/15/17 01:40 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Actually the message that was sent "informed" Pearl Harbor that Midway's water purification system had broken down. When the codebreakers received the encoded message that said, "A F is low on water," they knew it was Midway. Brilliant, really!


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#4389757 - 11/15/17 02:58 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Pooch]  
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Originally Posted by Pooch
Actually the message that was sent "informed" Pearl Harbor that Midway's water purification system had broken down. When the codebreakers received the encoded message that said, "A F is low on water," they knew it was Midway. Brilliant, really!



Yes, after Midway was directed via underwater cable (that Japan was unaware of) to send a message (the planted message I was referring to) via radio that their desalinization plant had failed.


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#4389766 - 11/15/17 04:23 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Right, AF was the code name the Japanese used for Midway in their coded messages about the impending attack on Midway Island. This was figured out by the Pearl Harbor Code Breakers in the trap they set in the above described manner.
Hence BOAF, "Battle of AF is Battle of Midway!!! Ok, move along, this is not the Droid we are looking for. biggrin

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#4390100 - 11/17/17 12:25 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Frogyy2]  
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Originally Posted by Frogyy2
Originally Posted by Nimits
I have seen some rumors that this series is going to expand into the Pacific Theater after Kuban, specifically the Battle of Midway. Is this true? And if so, why I am not seeing more about it?


This thread was started in July. Multiple valid concerns have since been raised regarding the practicalities involved in implementing a PTO scenario. If we strip away all digressions and deflections the few simple questions posed in the original post have not been addressed.
After review of the entire thread one may choose to believe that a PTO installment is the committed next offering in this series,or not.

#4390103 - 11/17/17 12:44 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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#4390106 - 11/17/17 01:09 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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...and the announcement thread has been locked.

#4390107 - 11/17/17 01:12 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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To clarify, the Pacific expansion has been postponed, not cancelled. Evidently it proved more problematic than Jason hoped, but he has made it clear that it is his personal ambition to get it out, and do it justice. See his comments here (1st post, plus post 12): https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/32257-my-comments-delay-pto-development/

#4390108 - 11/17/17 01:14 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Frogyy2]  
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Originally Posted by Frogyy2
...and the announcement thread has been locked.

Normal for the forum. A separate discussion thread has been started, per usual. https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topi...e-flying-circus-and-tank-crew-announcem/

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#4390115 - 11/17/17 01:41 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Meh...


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#4390119 - 11/17/17 01:48 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: TychosElk]  
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...“postponed” vs “cancelled”...yes, I see the distinction, I just doubt that it matters

#4394755 - 12/14/17 07:45 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Damn, am really sad this has been postponed, lets be honest guys, postponed means cancelled, if its going to happen its not gonna happen for years, possibly a decade or so now, might not even be alive then.

Jason is in charge, and it seems its not gonna happen, so there we go.

For what its worth I think it could have worked, anyone remember 1942 Pacific Air War and the Gold version of it, my goodness that was one incredible sim in its day and never wanted for anything in its day, it took place over the Pacific and had incredible carrier action and a diverse plane set, carrier take offs, carrier landings, rough seas, torpedo attacks, bomb runs and dogfights, could fly for American or Japanese, it could be played as a separate strategic war game too.

The current mind set of Jason's Il2 ETC is not really that diverse, would prefer things went back to ROF2 than yet a 4th episode of more of the same.

Would loved to have seen a modern pacific WW2 sim in my lifetime, guess its not gonna happen.

Hell, even PAW1942 Gold updated would have been awesome.






#4394785 - 12/14/17 03:14 PM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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Yeah, I was kind of diappointed at the news about the Pacific. But then I found out that a P-47 was coming and the pain suddenly went away! I'm easy.


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#4394894 - 12/15/17 12:13 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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P-47s are nice, but they are not Wildcats . . .

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... or Zeke. smile

#4394941 - 12/15/17 05:04 AM Re: Battle of Midway Game? [Re: Nimits]  
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"P-47s are nice, but they are not Wildcats . . ."

Thank Heavens. Now if they had taken F6F Hellcats away, I might be a bit more disappointed. Flying Hellcats off off of a big Essex class carrier. F6F's versus A6M5's. Yeah, sounds better to me.

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