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Is Mobile Gaming Killing PC and Console Gaming?

by Fred “HeinKill” Williams   Introduction In a time where EA Games announced a 45m USD loss for the last quarter of 2012, SimHQers got embroiled in a discussion of whether mobile gaming is killing the PC and console game segment. You can follow the debate here. The discussion provoked me to review my own game spending […]

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iControl DCS

iOS App for DCS: A-10C Warthog by Chris “BeachAV8R” Frishmuth   DCS: A-10C Warthog is one of the most complex simulators created for the PC to date. As such, it is a great relief when the user community comes up with tools to help us come to grips with managing the enormous amount of information one is […]

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Touch Pilot One

Android Version by Jens “McGonigle” Lindblad Introduction As an armchair pilot of very moderate ability and skill I have for years been deliberately missing out on many features of flight simulations simply because I could never remember those specific keyboard shortcuts that adorn flight sims like the Microsoft Flight Simulator line, IL-2, Battle of Britain 2, and a host of […]

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Battle Academy

iOS Version by Chuck “Magnum” Ankenbauer   Introduction Battle Academy is a WWII turned based strategy game. It was released a while back for the PC and Mac platforms, and since has spawned a good following. The iPad version was released in April 2012. The initial price of $20.00 for the app put-me-off since most game apps […]

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Combat Mission: Touch

iOS Version by Chuck “Magnum” Ankenbauer   Introduction For the longest time, when I first started playing a few time waster games on my iPhone and iPad, I always thought how great it would be to get the Combat Mission first generation games on an iPad, and wondered if it would be possible. Imagine my surprise April 1 when […]

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by Chuck “Magnum” Ankenbauer   Introduction I first demonstrated my use of the iPad using iBook reader to store and read all my game/simulation manuals and key cards a few months ago. Earlier this year, SimHQ opened a dedicated Mobile Forum catering to games like Battle Academy and simulation utilities like DCS Manager. Many of our SimHQ members have posted about […]

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DCS Manager

Android App for DCS: A-10C Warthog by Chris “BeachAV8R” Frishmuth   For those of us still struggling to come to grasp with Digital Combat Simulator’s A-10C Warthog, things just got a little easier. An Android app came available last year that allows those with Android OS tablets or smartphones to use this nifty little utility that will […]

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