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News Year In Review & Seasons Greetings

Discussion in 'Off Topic - All other stuff here' started by noorbeast, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    I just had word that Santa has fired up the sleigh and is headed to the international date line, somewhere around Samoa, ready for a world wide tour. For those who need it here is the official Norad Santa tracker: http://www.noradsanta.org/
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    Seriously though I know we have many members from around the world who have a diverse range of views and beliefs. Irrespective of what those may be I would like to pass on end of year seasons greetings to yourselves, and those who you hold near and dear.

    I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed to the Xsimulator.net community. All members have contributed in a vast array of ways and I am constantly amazed by the originality and ingenuity you all bring to your many and varied projects.

    This year seems to have been one where more complex projects have become the norm, with a vast increase in 3, 4 and 6DOF rigs. Similarly, there has been a good deal of focus and some real innovation around peripherals of all types, including dash and switch panels.

    While the next release of SimTools is still a work in progress both @yobuddy and @eaorobbie have given us a glimpse at some of the intended features, which is really exciting.

    And where would any of us be without plugin stalwarts like @value1, @prilad and @eaorobbie, and the exciting newcomers like @Ville Pesonen, @Boomslangnz and @soraz who have all stepped up to the plate and contributed to the plugins we all get to enjoy.

    It certainly looks like 2016 is shaping up to be a big year for SimTools, our community with the many active projects, both small and large, as well as wider developments in the sim world, be it VR, game development, or hard core peripherals.

    Personally I can't wait to try out the new version of SimTools in 2016, particularly new developing features like transducer support and the more flexible structure the next version of SimTools will have. Similarly, the ever increasing activity of this community never gets dull, there is always a new idea and new project!

    Wherever you are and whatever you may be doing many thanks for being a part of this vibrant community and I wish you all the best for the festive season and new year, I expect it to be one of endless possibilities and amazement.

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    All the best to all, hope everyone has a good festive season and a very happy new year :D
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    Archie Eternal tinkerer

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    My 1st anniversary is New Years Eve 2015! Not sure why I was on a motion sim forum on New Years eve... but man, am I glad I was.

    I've learned so much from this forum and in terms of my daily routine, checking of this forum is up there with brushing my teeth!!

    Echoing @noorbeast 's sentiment, I've been a member of many forums (not sim related) and after a few months I've closed my account due to elitism and trolls.
    xsimulator really is a community of like minded people who enjoy collaborating on projects and have a genuine willingness to assist.

    I wish the real world was like that.

    Best wishes for everyone far and wide!!
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  5. value1

    value1 Nerd Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    BTW, I will be on vacation until next year, so no work on plugins possible :(
    Enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends! :)
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  6. PetiCovaci

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    Merry Xmas to all !!!
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    Hug your family and give thanks. Merry Christmas everyone!
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    Have a Great Holiday Everyone!
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    Be thankful for every breath you take and ALWAYS remember our "Loved Ones" who are no longer with us, but who made us what we are today!!!!!!!!!

    BLESSINGS to ALL.................

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    merry motion Christmas!
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    A Happy New Year 2016 for everyone & hope achieve all New Year Resolutions :)
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    f1iceman Why So Serious ? ( The Joker )

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    A happy new year from me all :)
    Might have to arrange new holiday destinations so can have a cuppa :)
    there really is a mega amount of clever people enjoying a hobby which is fantastic.
    i hope i have put my bit in for you all so far and for the new members to help.
    the least anyone can do for simtools is share the problems and fixes.

    happy xmas n new year xx
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