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frankilvandalo

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About frankilvandalo

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  1. Nice one HomeFries! really looking forward to it!
  2. Hi I just noticed your post as I recently upgraded to hotas warthog and was looking for an EF2000 target profile for the warthog and TFRP rudder pedals! Would happen to also have the profile layout pic as well? (MFDs inserts look to be the same as Home fries cougar profile) Cheers, Matteo
  3. Hey, I am Italian too (but I live in Ireland) and have been played with TAW 2.0 for a while. Currently, they normally play on Wednesday night (12/1am), I joined occasionally and it is immense fun. Only problem is that the time is not particularly timezone friendly. We tried for a while to set up a second date for european players but we didn't have many players etc ... so it didn't last long. Send me a pm and we can try and organize something (and speak Italian all we want ;-)). Ciao ! Matteo
  4. Hi HF, I will be around tomorrow night - in any case, if it becomes too difficult, we can safely skip for the next time (which is going to be the 28th for me, I am flying to Italy with my son for a couple of weeks :-) ...) Cheers, Matteo
  5. Hey HF, In term of modules I have all of them except Mi-8MTV2 (which just got discounted so I might actually buy it :-)). The modules I normally plays are FC3 modules (especially su-27/Mig-29/F15 and Su25T). The type of mission I would like though would be CAP/CAS or pure strike air to ground mission (something I never really achieved with DCS modules for some reasons and yes I know the Warthog is excellent for that but what can I say :-)). Finally in term of complex/full fidelity aircraft/avionic I would like to master the Black Shark to start with but I am still a novice ... I'll see y
  6. Hey HF - I am MOST definitely interested and Saturday looks a good day for me nearly every week :-) Cheers, Matteo
  7. Sorry Wombat I just realized that what I meant was "fun to use" not that they "behave funny" ;-) so I guess we are on the same page ... Cheers,
  8. Hi Wombat, I think the most notable thing that is not correctly reflected in TAW is the weapon payloads and types, especially A/G weapons. As far as I know today's F22 do not carry Maverick missiles and only have JDAM BOMB or SDB (small diameter bomb). But I understand that Mavericks can be quite funny in the game ;-), maybe this could be material for a MOD, sort of real F22 weapons mod. As for the rest TAW is and remain one of the great simulators ever ! Cheers,
  9. Hi Guys, This one is just to say I really enjoyed myself last night (despite the late time, some glitches with firewall and my cougar config without mentioning my performance on the taxi-way ...). Again sorry about having pressed shift+q at the end, I didn't really imagine that it would log everyone out of the game session ... . I must also say I am really impressed with the stability and the completeness of TAW in multi-player (I never played before in multi and I thought I saw it all with Falcon 4 AF ), someone might say avionic is not exactly realistic but all the complexity of th
  10. Yes, and actually your HOTAS profile IS great !! I went for a very easy one with no-logic programming involved but now I want to merge my profile with yours (i.e.: including some logic and use the AA/AG/NAV switch idea). In general what I am trying to do is to re-organize all my HOTAS profiles since I also play LOMAC, Falcon AF, Black Shark, IL2, ROF and occasionally SF series. I also desperately waiting for GOG to republish Mig Alley playable on Vista 64 !! but this is just a hope ... Basically I want them to share a sort of basic design, say Trim, countermeasures, teamspeak and VAC butto
  11. Yes VAC stands exactly for voice activated command, as the moment it is the best one that i found so far and run with no issue on Vista. It has also a nice and user friendly interface. If you have 18$ I would reccomend it ... (if you are interested here is the dwvac). Shoot is great as well and it is free but i had some problem to run it on vista (and after few attemps I surrended almost immediatlely ;-(). Sooner or later i will complete my profile and share it (I think I tshould be easy to convert it for Shoot as the xml profile is very similar ....). Cheers,
  12. Hi guys, I noticed in a previuos topic that someone was looking for a HOTAS Cougar profile and HF offered his ones. I thought it would be nice for every cougar owner to share its profile here using this topic that can help people that own a HOTAS Cougar but that play TAW 2.0 for the first time. Is not documented and I didn't map any radio-command on it (it supposes you own VAC, Voice Buddy or Shoot! for sending radio command via voice ... still have to complete my VAC profile by the way ). It works pretty well for me so if you want to give it a try ... there it is HOTAS_profile
  13. Hey HomeFries, I did notice this problem as well, however during the weekend I have decide to install the baseline 2.01 version instead of using the patch (forgetting to save my progress btw ;-() and the problem seems to have disappeared ... On the note: The only difference between this install and the previous ones is the fact that i didn't reinstall the c++ libraries and the codec. Hope this can give some hints. Again Thanks for the great work !! My Rig: Mobo - ASUS P5N72-T Premium Cpu - INTEL Q9550 2,8 Mhz SoundCard - SupremeFX II Graphic - XFX Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
  14. Hey Nemo I am from Italy too, but I live in Ireland so the time-shift would be one hour only ... we should definitely organize a weekly fly in with TAW. Ciao ! Frankilvandalo
  15. Hi HomeFries, I am Matteo and we already had a conversation exchange in the forum regarding a problem with TAW in Multiplayer. I was looking at the pics of the realistic-texture for TAW and man they are amazing ... I think i have some time to spare for helping with the beta-testing and if you can tell me how to "enroll" (i.e.: what is it requested during the test, what to check and the like), I would love to be part of this project. Cheers,
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