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I feel a need to preface this post. This is not meant as a criticism or a slam or a dig, or a....you get the picture. I am just seeking information.

 

If this question has been posted before (and I feel it must have) I could not find it.

 

After finding out there was no N-28 in OFF I finally looked at the aircraft folder to see what was included. I am certain I have been spoiled by RB3D w/ WFP2 but I was expecting a lot more aircraft types.

 

What types of additional aircraft can we expect exactly in future add-ons?

 

When will they be released?

 

Is the plan as a whole package or separate A/C?

 

I am more than happy to pay for many more A/C types and/or add-ons to this sim.

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I feel a need to preface this post. This is not meant as a criticism or a slam or a dig, or a....you get the picture. I am just seeking information.

 

If this question has been posted before (and I feel it must have) I could not find it.

 

After finding out there was no N-28 in OFF I finally looked at the aircraft folder to see what was included. I am certain I have been spoiled by RB3D w/ WFP2 but I was expecting a lot more aircraft types.

 

What types of additional aircraft can we expect exactly in future add-ons?

 

When will they be released?

 

Is the plan as a whole package or separate A/C?

 

I am more than happy to pay for many more A/C types and/or add-ons to this sim.

 

 

As eager as I am as well, I'm going to duck out of the way for this one...

 

All I know is that the Fokker E.V (or DVIII) and the Snipe are in the works, and that further development is going to happen.

 

-Ben

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As eager as I am as well, I'm going to duck out of the way for this one...

 

All I know is that the Fokker E.V (or DVIII) and the Snipe are in the works, and that further development is going to happen.

 

-Ben

 

Duck!?!

 

That is why I added the preface! This is a friendly inquiry from a OFF "fanboi"!

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As one OFF enthusiast to another I will try to answer for the Devs by saying "When it's Done". :) They shipped Between Heaven and Hell with 39 flyable aircraft, however it's not just the aircraft. It's all the proper skins for both squadrons and Aces by date as well as the historically accurate mission flight data. That is a LOT of information to research and add above and beyond just trying to get the modeling and flight dynamics right. I would love see the Gotha's and HP 400s flying in the sky as well, but these things take time. As eager as I am to have a go at the heavys, OBD has always made it more than worth the wait. Plus, they are also working on Phase 4 too.

 

Hellshade

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Duke,

Yep, Devs are pretty tightlipped on release dates

Understandable as they're small team and always tweaking and perfecting

 

There have been occasional sneak previews of upcomming planes

Offhand I remember these:

Nieup 24 (23 I think too)

Sop Snipe

Fok DVIII

I'm sure there'll be much more but only the Team knows for sure

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You haven't been around the Developers long at all, if you expect a decent answer to a decent question. You've yet to experience the 'classic responces' such as: and I quote "Definate Maybe" "Soon", and the never to be forgotten "By Christmas"

 

And the ever popular "Two weeks".

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Which one did you want?

1) Soon

2) two weeks

3) when it's ready

Check any or all.

Delivery time will be the same.

Cheers,

shredward

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DukeIronHand,

some of the devs ARE from RB3D, as far as I know. So you are in the best possible hands here.

As far as I believe to know them by now, they want to include all the interesting crates sooner or later.

But until then - what about flying all the ones we have already here?

The way they build and model them is much more work than it would have been for RB3D.

Today, you want an almost accurate flight model; and lots of details, and great skins.

 

Duce, don't know where you read about a Nupe 23 or 24 - did I miss something?

I saw the announcement of a Nieuport 28. Which is great.

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When he was a boy, you know, he loved it to eat big chunks of cake

in front of his younger sisters and brothers, until they stood in a puddle

from all that mouth watering.

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Hey All

 

You know what they say...Anticipation is making me wait! I would prepay to reserve the addon packs if they were available...

 

OlPaint01

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Duce, don't know where you read about a Nupe 23 or 24 - did I miss something?

I saw the announcement of a Nieuport 28. Which is great.

Olham, Search doesn't appear to be working (maybe just old software posts?)

Found Sandbagger's post though http://forum.combata...ew-noop-anyone/

 

N.24 and a mystery German 2-Seater appear to be definate

If you read Sandbagger's posts (15, 17, & 25) other Nieups are hinted at

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More Nupez? Zatt means more for me to shredder?! Zatt ssoundss like fun!

When vill zey be readdy?!? Schnorch, grmph, grmbl!!!

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I aint ever seen a preview of a Sopwith Snipe!!...I sit waiting whilst tumbleweed exits stage left..but EVERYTIME I ask, I get blanked! :dntknw:

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Widowmaker, you missed one little hint by OvS I think it was.

 

He said more or less: ...and when we make a DVIII, we must give the crumpets a Snipe.

 

(Well, maybe he didn't say "crumpets" in this special case - but he could have! Lol!)

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There's a thread over at SimHQ (he added mischievously) that mentions N23/24, N28 and DH5.

 

You 'ant seen me, roight?

 

<taps side of nose in conspiratorial manner...>

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You 'ant seen me, roight?

 

<taps side of nose in conspiratorial manner...>

 

Hahaha....thanks for the memory!.... Fast Show...superb! :grin:

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The devs are good at the secrecy business. I've been trying to get some answers out of them every now and then regarding the new planes, but they are very tight-lipped.

 

I can only hope they're planning to release one add-on pack devoted only to two-seaters, because those are currently the most lacking group of planes in OFF - we shouldn't forget there were always more two-seaters than scouts in operation during the Great War.

 

But yeah, 39 flyable planes in the vanilla version of the game is something you don't see often in flight sims. Out of those planes, I'm quite familiar with only a few types - the rest I haven't really tried yet in campaign mode. So it's not like I'm running out of things to do in OFF while waiting for the expansions... :grin:

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OK here's all the plans...

 

Well there's an EV coming first (think we mentioned that)

Then a N24, and which is next is debatable but I heard it's a

<BANG>

 

editor: Sorry we had to shoot Pol. Phew almost.

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Hi Dev guys. I think that any new aircraft you have configured should be a paid-for upgrade. You can't go on giving upgrades for free. I don't think the guys on this site will complain, from what I have seen of their posts. (Although maybe us guys who bought at $39 or more should get upgrades for free as we didn't get use of the $29 special :grin:)

 

 

I will happily pay for upgrades, just to keep you doing them. I love OFF and am prepared to put my money where my mouth is.

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OK here's all the plans...

 

Well there's an EV coming first (think we mentioned that)

Then a N24, and which is next is debatable but I heard it's a

<BANG>

 

editor: Sorry we had to shoot Pol. Phew almost.

 

Pol, not funny. grin.gif

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