• MiGMan’s World Tour - Lucerne Switzerland | Frankenstein and the Valkyries mission
  • content_pasteI've been exploring many cool areas in Africa and Europe with the help of a new series of flight plans for Microsoft Flight Simulator: MiGMan's World Tour. They include a large number of locations with illustrated guides to help you decide where to fly next. The flights are fairly short (depending on the aircraft you choose) with an emphasis on the scenic and the unusual in the huge, detailed world of MSFS.

    This video is a series of screen captures from two flights around Lake Lucerne, Switzerland, from MIGMAN'S FLIGHT SIM MUSEUM - EUROPE VISUAL VOL.4. I first flew the plan in the "wrong" order with 'Live Weather' at fairly high altitude - lots of snow and frozen lakes. Then I flew it again in the published way point order, at low level, with 'cloudy horizon' weather in late fall. I was using Bijan's Four Seasons addon as well as addons for powerlines and lifts (ski lifts and cable cars are everywhere in Switzerland). You can see those (and avoid them) flying down low.

    Switzerland is beautiful and these flights show that well. But there are hundreds of less famously beautiful places all around Europe and Africa, and this series has surprised me many times with unexpected wonders.
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  • content_pasteOverall the campaign is fun and geared to quick action. The framerates were quite acceptable and only really reached annoying lows in missions such as the D-Day invasion.
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  • content_pasteWhat I said 18 years ago about Flight Sim 2002 seems totally applicable to this new sim:
    Previously to get anywhere near this level of detail for a particular locale you would have to purchase a 3rd party scenery pack and then suffer abominable frame rates.

    With the ability to automatically generate buildings, trees, static and flying aircraft and the associated radio traffic this package must have sent shock waves through companies whose business was based on enhancing the Microsoft sims. Still, the open architecture is there and the Pro version even includes an object / aircraft construction kit.

    I'd imagine some business plans are hastily being rewritten and in the end we are all better off.

    The sim has the ability to support computers and graphic cards that aren't even built yet - but they will be!

    Yet it still runs on an average PC and looks good. Who could have imagined 10 years ago that this level of detail and complexity could be modelled on a PC? Only in my dreams!

    MiGMan, 2002

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