Updated 04/03 about PeopleFlow V.2.
FSX. This is the first airfield for NA BLUE Pacific Northwest, in 2012. Tim Harris and Alex Goff's work. Technically ? Irreproachable. LeavesFlow, SnowFlow, PeopleFlow 2 included but... not really impressive. Better use your 44 % April discount on heavy airports (Melbourne, Cairns... ) or some famous american airports (Orca's, Skagit, Ketchikan..). And come back here once a service pack is released.
ORBX SWANSON 2W3
Version tested : V.1.0.
(NA BLUE PNW greatly required)
NA PNW patch .005 required (released March 31.03 2012).
File size : 565 MB.
Framerate : very friendly on mid-core high-core processors.
FPS limitation needed on high core processors (especially for external views).
Manual : yes.
Installation : easy. Buy first, download, launch exe. file. Go through installation process and prepare your passwords.
On our first tests, we did not find any PeopleFlow 2 routine. We also tried to set season to January with snow but nothing revolutionary here. Okay, s ome snow on roofs but not any dynamic effect visible (we tried 10 mn of snowing).
The bad :
* PeopleFlow visible yes but no PeopleFlow V.2 (or did we miss it ??).
* Why this particular airfield ? There are so many others in the region !
The good :
* It's not just an airfield. As usual, it's a rather large area with Eatonville and surroundings.
* The place is not very far from Mount Rainier. There are a lot of possible flights to other Orbx airfields around Seattle or Portland. Try to find OZx Ranger Creek freeware, north east of Mount Rainier.
* AI G.A. aircrafts included, amazing static aircrafts.
Here is an update about PeopleFlow Generation 2 :
"Most of the people have "ambient" movement, look at the people sitting around the CP Aviation building like the man on the phone and the lady walking around. Sometimes their movement can be misses but every single person is over twice as detailed as the old models with animations taken from motion capture actors." (staff).
Copyright Airdailyx April 2012.
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