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SimTools - What's Next for development

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by yobuddy, Feb 16, 2019.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    Do you mean this, if so it is a software tool that can aid understanding of SimTools settings:
    SimTools itself has several components, Game Manager, Game Engine, Tuning Center and some official companion apps to extend functionality: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/marketplace/categories/official-companion-apps.32/

    The SimTools manual is here and goes into a lot of detail: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/rtfm-start-with-the-official-simtools-documentation.117/

    There is also other motion cueing software, like FlyPTmover, which can be used in conjunction with SimTools plugins, or totally independent of them: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/flypt-mover.13464/
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    What I would like to see.....but I don't even know if at all possible.

    Talking about planes, for example DCS

    The possibility to have totally separate settings for in flight and on ground.
    I know we can adjust the on ground forces in the export.lua but it's still difficult to have everything perfectly tuned for both flight and ground.

    I am talking about having on ground axis adjustments and filters adjustments and in flight axis and filters adjustments .
  3. noorbeast

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    You may want to have a play with FlyPT: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/faq/flypt-mover.29/category

    Specifically with respect to DCS with ground and air: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/flypt-mover.13464/page-3
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    Thanks for your answer noorbeast

    I am aware about flypt and I think it is an amazing piece of software.
    I also downloaded it and tried to make sense of the many options but I find it very complicated.
    This is not to say it's bad, quite the opposite, it is indeed very good but I find simtools much more user friendly and easy to use.
    I am a total noob with motion but I still find simtools understandable and intuitive.
    That's why I asked for this feature to be included in simtools.

    On top of that I believe a feature like this would only make simtools better, more complete and versatile.
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  5. yobuddy

    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    Already included in v3 for all air type games :thumbs
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    Wow thanks a lot for that!
    This is very good news