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    Anybody know of any hardcore space flight sims coming out?

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    #1  Edited By ShadowSkill11

    Something from inside the cockpit with force feedback joystick support? Especially anything made recently or in the works?

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    #2  Edited By Black_Raven

    Try the latest Flight simulator game. As far as i know its the most realistic.

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    #3  Edited By unclejohnny79
    Black_Raven said:
    "Try the latest Flight simulator game. As far as i know its the most realistic.
    "
    I think he wants a space game
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    #4  Edited By Black_Raven

    sorry i missed the Space part......Well in that case i don't think there are any space sims.

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    #5  Edited By Nobility

    Few space similators out there, planes are your best chance.

    If DX10 launch is any indication, we should see another Flight Simulator game by DX11's timeframe.

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    #6  Edited By VACkillers

    X3 : reunion is about the best your ever gonna get for a space flight sim... its amazing and you wont be disapointed.... I-War is about the only other game i can think of, but Jumpgate evolution will be coming out at some point that is a space mmo that is more to do with dogfighting then anything that will be joystik enabled........

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    #7  Edited By Apex
    unclejohnny79 said:
    "Black_Raven said:
    "Try the latest Flight simulator game. As far as i know its the most realistic.
    "
    I think he wants a space game
    "

    I'm sure theres a space shuttle addon you could purchase. Its not ideal though.
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    #8  Edited By sculsoldi3r

    Space is to hard to simulate... fact that no ones been there that is a game designer and thats its so big... why do you think Flight Sim is only released every 4 years or so.

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    #9  Edited By VACkillers

    well, usually reason why flight sim is only released every few years is because it takes the average consumer that long to find a machine that'll run it..... as a whole no one can usually run a MS Flight Sim game when its released, because of all the world rendering it just kicks the hell out of your hardware.....

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    #10  Edited By unclejohnny79

    actually i seen a few space flight mods around just cant remember the one i am thinking about

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    #11  Edited By predator

    If you want a real hardcore space sim, give Orbiter a try.
    Check out this game too, it's definitely not recent but it's realistic.

    For sci-fi space games, pester Interplay for FreeSpace 3.

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    #12  Edited By gladestone
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    #13  Edited By Phog_of_War

    Its not a very recent game but I just got done playing Dark Star One.  Give it a try it you havent already.  There was also another one out there that i played, cant rember the name but it has Bruce Cambell doing the protagonists voice.  I think it was called Tahcyon:Beyond the Fringe.   Anyway Bruce Cambell is in it and anything with Bruce Cambell in it is epic in my book.

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    #14  Edited By OGCartman

    Hm, not sure but that would be coool

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    #15  Edited By EntwineX

    Just spotted few, don't know if they're so "hardcore" tho.

    One is Dark Horizon and the other one is Aces Of The Galaxy(a port of a 360 arcade game, looks good nevertheless).

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    #16  Edited By Big_Fact_Hunt
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    #17  Edited By Balls

    Elite is really old though, it's only for copmuters too. So unless you've got a good one you prolly can't play it at the top settings. I've played it though on my sweet quadcorps though! :)

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    #18  Edited By Big_Fact_Hunt

    Of course Elite is old, I'm talking about the next one, number 4, which isn't out yet, so can't possibly be old. Also, since it's not out yet why speculate on what's needed to run it? And what do you mean when you say 'only for computers' when this is in the PC forum?

    Edit: Looks like it won't even begin production until the release of the Outsider, high probability of being vapourware anyway.

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    #19  Edited By serbsta

    Haven't seen much space sims other than X3 mate.

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    #20  Edited By DaveF

    Orbiter is the way to go IMO.
    It's free, but don't let that put you off - it's very realistic and in depth. I first played it about 7 months ago and there's still loads for me to learn.
    Check out the GB page for it, I filled out quite a bit of info on it. Plus, it has a great community building add ons pretty much all the time.
    I thouroughly recommend it.

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    #21  Edited By sculsoldi3r
    VACkillers said:
    "well, usually reason why flight sim is only released every few years is because it takes the average consumer that long to find a machine that'll run it..... as a whole no one can usually run a MS Flight Sim game when its released, because of all the world rendering it just kicks the hell out of your hardware.....
    "
    crysis of sims eh
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    #22  Edited By Elyx
    what do you mean by hardcore? if you're talking about sophistication in cockpit control, then you're out of luck -- the genre is never known for that aspect of gaming. but if you're talking about gameplay depth, then you can always go back to Freespace 2, which has one of the strongest modding community out there.
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    #23  Edited By yorro

    Isn't EVE Online a hardcore MMO space sim?

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