(It’s) time to explore FsX

First of all, sorry for my lack of posting the last time. I have been quite busy lately, so I have not had as much time as I would like to post about some interesting FsX things. But keep an eye on this blog, I hope to add some more posts in the coming days. Now that FsX has been released, an interesting time for developers has come. We have the challange of exploring the differences and the new features that we can use in our developments. Especially for scenery designers I think the FsX scenery engine offers some cool … Continue reading (It’s) time to explore FsX

Has FsX been released?

I guess so, this evening I already had multiple people on MSN complaining to me that the performance is so bad and that they are not happy with how it runs on their PC. Do they expect me to have a magic solution for that? I guess we have to see if this complaining goes away once they have tuned their settings properly or not. Although I must admit that the performance of FsX is not great (especially not on my 3 year old PC), I never understand why people can't understand that more features and more cool stuff also … Continue reading Has FsX been released?

My tools in FsX

With the release of FsX coming closer now, I think it is time to give a little bit of information about how my tools will (or will not) work together with this new version. Please note that these observations are based on the beta version, so some things might still change a bit. Library Creator XML and ObPlacer XML Scenery created with these two tools basically still seems to work fine (apart from some issues in the beta that are hopefully fixed by now). There are some minor changes in the BGLComp XML format, so I might make an update … Continue reading My tools in FsX

FsWeekend at Lelystad

Next month the FsWeekend will be held again in the Aviodrome aviation museum at Lelystad airport. As usual it should be a great event again. You can find a lot of people using flight simulators there, ranging from cockpit builders to region clubs of people flying together, from scenery designers to online ATC groups. So there is always something interesting to see. The ACES team is also sending someone over to promote the then just released FsX. For addon developers planning to attend this event, have a look at this thread on the FsDeveloper forum as well. We are trying … Continue reading FsWeekend at Lelystad

More MVPs

Yes, I am late. I am sure that by now you have already read that we have some extra Flight Simulator MVPs since a few days. But I still would like to welcome them all: Noel Deyoung Owen Hewitt Norman BlackburnDudley Henriques And it seems Pete Dowson also received the award, but he is not listed on the MVP page yet. 

New Wiki launched

Until now the launch of FsDeveloper has been a great success. Nick and I are very happy with the amount of discussion that is already going on. The site has also attracked a lot of well-known names already. So it looks our idea of creating a place where addon developers can have friendly discussions worked. But not every part of the new site is finished yet. One of these parts was the Wiki. We have now installed new Wiki software (the one Wikipedia also uses) and all the articles from the old SceneryDesign.org Wiki have been transfered to this new … Continue reading New Wiki launched