don't agree about the 'renditions', I do believe it was stated they were
not screenshots. Anyhow, there were no DX10 enabled graphics cards available
and no drivers at the time, so they would have to be interpretations of some
I still believe the developers were certain they could create a
compatibility-layer that would allow us to install the sim on any kind of
graphics subsystem, DX9 or 10, and that each would handle everything in a
seemless fashion for the stuff that the individual card and version
This may have failed, or they just decided it was too much work to have
everything behaving flawlessly at the same time, and that a subtantial
amount of work, money and pain would be better invested in the next
generation FS (FSXl?) Hang on for five more years!
I am not converting to Vista, so I am not getting any DX10 - therefore I
decided some time ago that I'd better just stay with FS9. I don't suspect I
will come to regret it. I have to say, the Demo ran perfectly on XP x64, but
I had visual disturbances from watching it for more than 15 min. - I lost
the abillity to keep my focus, and it took about three hours to re-appear.
This was a nauseating experience that I've never had from anything else
You are right, this does not have the 'shine' and 'polish' of a successfully
finished product, but the team has been surprisingly frank and up-front
about many things. And it does seem that the SP2 will include significant
'fixes' for a number of the most pressing issues we've heard about here, + a
much needed speed-boost?
Tony. . .
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