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post #1 of 11
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I saw this deal on Steam. Wings of Prey for less than 10 bucks.

I use to play FS's* all the time (12-15 years ago ) and had a joystick and everything. I haven't played one in a long time, is this game worth it to get back into Flight Sims with?

Is it good enough to buy a Joystick for?

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MS FS 8 or 9?
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post #2 of 11
Im gonna get it. Plus its DLC is on sale too.
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post #3 of 11
It amuses me how the DLC is more than the game

I got this as well but haven't played it yet since my backlog is at like 15 games..
Conversely, I haven't used a joystick on a PC since like 6th grade... (23 now..)
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The game is really solid. Bought a $25 Logitech Freedom 2.4 just to play it, no regrets. Best looking flight sim available and accessible for beginners at the arcade settings.
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The game is really solid. Bought a $25 Logitech Freedom 2.4 just to play it, no regrets. Best looking flight sim available and accessible for beginners at the arcade settings.
Thanks for the info. Too bad I missed that Joystick for $25.

I think I will get it and the expansion since the main gripe most reviews have with the first game is lack of German planes.
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post #6 of 11
It's a great game. Tricky as hell to play at the beginning.

If you played something like HAWX you'll be annoyed by how slow these planes are.

You need some sort of joystick, or controller to play it. M/K will not work as they should.
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post #7 of 11
I bought it its great. Except its DRM is kinda iffy. I play it with my XBOX 360 controller and its awesome!

Add me on Steam and I'll play you!

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I bought it its great. Except its DRM is kinda iffy. I play it with my XBOX 360 controller and its awesome!

Add me on Steam and I'll play you!

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I can't play on anything but arcade with the 360 cont, can you?
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I've heard Il-2 Sturmovik can be found at $7.50 and is a better game... ?
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I'd get both. They are both great games and deserve their share of attention.
 
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