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Offline HaDeSs

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« Reply #45 on: July 15, 2007, 09:08:36 PM »
My first sim was in commodore 64, F4 (fandom).
Next in history was Amiga 500 the legend.
Aces of the Sky (wwi), their finest hour, battle of britain, red baron, F-15,
and many other sims. ( Amiga was my golden era of sims ).

And then i met AW.  Online dogfights with other crazies like me ?
Human vs Human ? I could not believe it.

It was 1993 in a greek bbs (compulink.gr) with amiga 500 and mouse.
AW was 1 diskette and just solid frames, no skins.

40 players @ saturdays.

Mountains was just triangles.

Game play was amazing even then.

Modem was a big aluminum brick @ 1200 bauds. But 1200 was more than enough, then :)

Then AW dos in pc and awii until 1997.

I was the last who was flying in this bbs for 1-2 months waiting someone
to come.

Then i met AH @ march 2002.  Tour 26, id  Hades55.

Hades55   HadesEE   HaDeSs
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« Reply #46 on: July 15, 2007, 10:01:08 PM »
<--- Tour 82 :p
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« Reply #47 on: July 15, 2007, 10:13:42 PM »
You are all a buncha noobs..... :D
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« Reply #48 on: July 15, 2007, 11:05:09 PM »
Joined GEnie mid 94...tried AW, but really got hooked on Mechwarrior.  Finally got serious in AW late 95, and played until 2000-2001ish (when did AW die?? ), then made the move to AH.  Have been here ever since.:aok

If this goes back to when you actually started flight sims, then it would be MS Flight Simulator on an Apple IIe :)
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« Reply #49 on: July 15, 2007, 11:19:39 PM »
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Joined GEnie mid 94...tried AW, but really got hooked on Mechwarrior.  Finally got serious in AW late 95, and played until 2000-2001ish (when did AW die?? ), then made the move to AH.  Have been here ever since.:aok

If this goes back to when you actually started flight sims, then it would be MS Flight Simulator on an Apple IIe :)


LOL same flight sim on an Apple II+

The dogfight game was nothing but headons.  There was no way to get on the guys tail :)
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« Reply #50 on: July 15, 2007, 11:23:30 PM »
I started on The Red Baron at the arcade. Does that count?

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« Reply #51 on: July 16, 2007, 12:29:21 AM »
I guess I'm a newb too. summer of 2005
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« Reply #52 on: July 16, 2007, 12:41:44 AM »
I started playing Air Warrior in 1988 and started playing Aces High in 2001.

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« Reply #53 on: July 16, 2007, 12:49:14 AM »
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(when did AW die?? )



them EA SOB's  ironically (or maybe for spite) turned the lights out on AW on December 7th, 2001

the date in which they chose to turn out the lights on AW, speaks volumes
"When one considers just what they should say to a new pilot who is logging in Aces High, the mind becomes confused in the complex maze of info it is necessary for the new player to know. All of it is important; most of it vital; and all of it just too much for one brain to absorb in 1-2 lessons" TC

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« Reply #54 on: July 16, 2007, 06:10:04 AM »
Started playing WB's offline sometime in '98, and after about a 1000 hour of offline play signed up for online play in late '99 or early 2000.

Flew as "Elvene" at first, but changed to "-Ghost" after about a year or so -  everyone seemed to assume that "Elvene" was "Evelyn" and guys would apologize for shooting me down.

And then when "Eleven" started flying even I was getting confused.  I'd see a kill message in the buffer and think "Wait - I never even heard a ping!"

"Curse your sudden (but inevitable!) betrayal!"
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« Reply #55 on: July 16, 2007, 06:17:27 AM »
AH since tour 18. (2001/07)
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« Reply #56 on: July 16, 2007, 06:49:00 AM »
Air warror 3 BEFOR AOL charged by the hour, then on gamestorm when aol got rid of it. played for about 2 years.

after about 8 year break being into first person shooters and stratagy, im back in Aces high 2 been here for 7 tours

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« Reply #57 on: July 16, 2007, 07:05:00 AM »
July 2000 for me.
War! Never been so much fun. War! Never been so much fun! Go to your brother, Kill him with your gun, Leave him lying in his uniform, Dying in the sun.

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« Reply #58 on: July 16, 2007, 07:08:04 AM »
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« Reply #59 on: July 16, 2007, 07:18:18 AM »
Started AH back in early Beta, missed the first month of pay for play. But then moved the squad over from WB. Took a little break last year this time but my account never got canceled.