Helicopter simulator

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  1. lemming

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    Anyone recommend a good Helicopter Simulator? :confused:

    Must be Microsoft Force Feedback Compatible.

    Thinking about Comanche 4 - any opinions?
     
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    Dunno about where you are, but Comanche 4 is in the bargain bin around here, so you could get it for a good price. It's a lot of fun, but most serious players probably wouldn't regard it as a true sim, but stuff that, it is a lot of fun! Problem is, I've had intermittent success with the FF on my Wingman Strike Force in Comanche 4; most of the time it doesn't work and then sometimes it does. Don't have it installed right now, but I am going to give it another try to see if I can get it right this time... because it really is a lot of fun...! :D :p

    Go to the SimHQ Forums and ask this question in the Helicopter Sims forum if you're looking for something more serious.
     
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    it cant really be called a sim of any kind really (no, i'm not a serious sim person) - the object (in this case helicopter shape), goes up down, forward, back, left & right, in a very 1st person shooter type manner. But as stadleroux says, it can be good fun.

    If you're after something that actually attempts to fly like a helicopter, look elsewhere.
     
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    If you start looking elsewhere you may want to have a look at this review: Apache Havoc . According to reviews, it's more realistic, but I wouldn't know. It certainly is more difficult to stay in the air, but then, I haven't really played it enough to be any good at it...
     
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    My apologies, I should have directed you to this review (Enemy Engaged: RAH-66 Comanche vs. Ka-52 Hokum ), since it concerns the later incarnation of Enemy Engaged . As you can see, it's pretty old, so I don't know if it's still available in your area. It's out of stock locally. :(
     
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    Thanks guys :)
    Picked up Comanche 4 for £2.99 which was a result :thumbsup:
    Will need to get a new joystick as the Microsoft sidewinder software is not XP compatible :thumbsdow
     
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    Congratulations! :cool: Check out Checkpoint Delta's Comanche 4 forum for info and advice, and this update on the Novalogic site. My FF is still not working, but I hope you'll have better luck! :hiya:
     

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