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iPhone: x-planeness

12-19-2008, 05:58 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,268
x-planeness

so I have been [frankly] Cheap about spending 10 bucks on X-Plane, having it sit on appsniper hoping the price will at least come down to mayb 7.99 or 4.99
and now that, the expansions have come out

one, are the expansions worth 5 bucks?
two, would you buy the expansions, knowing that the original x-plane prob. wont get updated with new maps, and or new planes unless you spend more money
four, didn't you notice there was no three
and five..
would you recommend x-plane?
im still on the fence, and starting to crawl away from it
12-19-2008, 05:59 PM
#2
xplane copter blows, so much that i wont try airliner, but i like xplane even without updates, its good for a quick flight, anything more than that and you should prob just desktop sim

12-19-2008, 06:01 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 1,841
X-plane Airliner appears to have gotten best reviews of the bunch.

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12-19-2008, 06:17 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2008
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If i were you id crawl far away from the fence...
very far

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12-19-2008, 06:22 PM
#5
I have my doubts...

somehow I feel that X-Plane airliner is being reviewed by people who are excited about flying airliners, a hobby that sounds inherently unexciting.

X-Plane: Stuntplane, im all over that,

airliners?..... not too exciting.

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12-19-2008, 06:48 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 166
I've got all 3 x-plane apps. They're amazingly complete for mobile applications. I would say that Airliner is the best flight app currently available for the iphone/ipod touch, but the original x-plane is better for someone who's not experienced with flight sims.

I'm not inherently excited about flying airliners, but this app makes it less boring than you might imagine simply through the huge number of airports situated so close together that you don't have to spend ages travelling between them.

I think Airliner is amazing value for money. If you know something about flying,or you're interested in learning, and you're prepared to put in some effort, then this is a great place to start.

Last edited by Brendonian; 12-19-2008 at 06:52 PM.
12-19-2008, 07:20 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2008
Posts: 143
The new update is pretty amazing on X Plane the Graphics are even better!
12-19-2008, 11:12 PM
#8
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,654
I've had X-Plane for a while and just bought the helicopter version. X-Plane is interesting, but there's not a whole lot to do. It's still worth $10. It really is the real thing.

The helicopter version is lot more challenging and therefore a lot more fun, IMO. I've been playing it a lot lately. It's well worth $5.
01-16-2009, 07:26 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,268
noticed that the heli and airliner have raised their price to ten bucks

i have urges to buy it, but then im like...eh

so i think instead of an urge to buy it now, i think i will buy lux dlx and or BIA instead
01-16-2009, 07:27 PM
#10
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Earth
Posts: 5,252
the expansions are now 10 bucks too

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