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I recently found my old saitek st290 pro joystick, and seeing it made me all nostalgic for the space sims of my childhood. (X-wing alliance, freelancer, etc...) Are there any good modern space sims in that vein? I have been looking at darkstar one, and am wondering whether or not that supports joysticks. any other good modern space sims out there? they don't have to support joysticks, but bonus points if they do.
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theres a game called X3 reunion or a newer one i played it a while back loads of fun.
    
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I'm also interested in this. In my opinion nothing has surpassed X-wing/Tie Fighter in terms of space combat games. Sure the graphics sucked but the gameplay is still better than any new star wars games.
    
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FreeSpace and FreeSpace 2. Best Space flight games EVAR! Even Has story......
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post #5 of 15
Orbiter is a realistic space sim.

Independance War II is another good one.
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post #6 of 15
X3 Series, Darkstar One.

Or if youre just interested in the combat and story. Get FreeSpace Open.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhAR8rWPluQ[/ame]
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WOW, Freespace Open looks SO much better than Freespace 2. Thank you, i've been wanting to play it again but the graphics were so dated.

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post #8 of 15
X3 is the best out there right now. Its pretty fun.
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thanks for the suggestions guys!
+rep for all!
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anyone here played space force: rogue universe? I just saw it while poking around on wikipedia, and I wonder if its any good.
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