Reviews and Problems with Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War
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Who will die today?
John L. Sharketti, Amazon
12 April 2012
Summary: (Translated from the French) "Dear Diary: 2 October 1916 Today I completed my first full month here at Cachy Airfield. The war becomes more brutal than I ever imagined it could be. When I consider my reasons for becoming an airman they seem, at times to be so trivial for such a sanguine undertaking. I know many in my noble ancestry would smilingly approve of my choice, while others would shake there heads in amazement at the sheer stupidity of my action.
Summary: One of my main hobbies is military history. Usually I focused myself on the 19th century and earlier periods, with one exception: WWI aviation. I started with Red Baron, then Red Baron 3D. When RoF came, the feature descriptions and screenshots teased me from the beginning. However, I didn't buy it at first. With RoF, you had to connect to the company's server in order to have access to most of the interesting functionalities, such as multiplayer.
One of the most visceral experiences that any sim could offer.
27 January 2012
Summary: Rise of Flight not only have some of the most advanced flight models and damage systems on the market, but its graphics and sound also surpasses contemporaries in both quality and performance. It offers a 1916 to 1918 career mode with procedural missions generated on a day-to-day basis, where if you survive long enough, you can come to command your squadron.
Summary: I was immediately impressed by the well-done user interface and ease of use. The graphics are astounding, land, water, sky -- all of it. The flight model and sounds are the best I've ever seen in a flight sim. The developers seem very responsive and involved with the community. I look forward to many years of flying this wonderful sim!
Summary: + An absolutly beautiful game + Flight model the closer possible from the reality + New features regularly available + Can be played for free + Historical period rarely treated - Can be expensive if you want to buy everything (but it support futur new developpement) - Ground activity could be more intense, trenchs seems a bit empty somtimes.
Summary: I got this sim around 2 years ago and still can not put it down. The offline play is AMAZING as well as the online play. It has a very supporting and interactive community. This game has kept me entertained for 2 years strait. Try and get Cod or Skyrim to do that. You dont really need a top of the line computer to run or a joystick. Really the game depends all on your skill as a WW1 pilot. The planes are pretty simple to fly just as long as you dont over do it.
Summary: Rise of Flight as of January 2012 is not your Daddy's Rise of Flight from 2009. Yes, the early version was buggy but it is just incredible what the developers have done to improve this sim. At this stage it is a mature sim and getting better with each update of new features, aircraft, etc. I came to ROF several months ago from flying IL2 on-line for many years in its many variations. I love IL2 and continue to fly it.
Summary: Rise Of Flight is a product which really seems to split the masses... As long as you come into the relationship knowing that this is a simulator (not as heavy on learning wise as say DCS:A10, due to the simple fact that a WW1 fighter has nowhere near the amount of buttons as a modern turbine aircraft) and you will actually enjoy the product. The flight model is very accurate.
Summary: This is the BEST sim ever created bar none. The team behind it have NEVER stopped trying to improve the sim & include alot of customer requests. Ive been hooked on flight sims since the days of the Spectrum & imho nothing comes close to Rise Of Flight. A1 On a side note ive never been happier with buying additional Aircraft etc as i have with this sim, im happy to support a great team.
Summary: Rise of Flight is simply the best simulator available on the market, with excellent graphics and an amazing development team, always ready to listen their community and to release improvements of every kind, fixing minor problems and releasing new aircrafts to fly and enjoy. If all what you've always dreamt about was to be in the cockpit of an Albatros, a Sopwith or even an old-style bomber such as the German Gotha, this game is what you need the most for your free time.