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Offline Republic of Texas

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Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« on: 12/30/2017 10:13 PM »
Hey everyone! New here, wanna know what simulator(s)/game(s) y'all recommend for someone who likes realistic space games/simulators! Thanks!
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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #1 on: 12/30/2017 10:50 PM »
Kerbal Space Program continues to keep my interest. Can be played, and played with, at many levels, including an open sandbox. Physics is just real enough, not so real as to generate a lot of waiting for something to happen, but gravity and orbital dynamics work in a semi-realistic fashion.

https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/en/
« Last Edit: 12/30/2017 10:51 PM by tdemko »
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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #2 on: 12/31/2017 10:48 PM »
Board Games.  Buzz Aldrins Race to Space and Moon Shot (A card game)

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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #3 on: 01/01/2018 01:24 AM »
#1 favorite is Kerbal Space Program.

#2 favorite is Orbiter Simulator; both the 2010 and 2016 versions.
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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #4 on: 01/04/2018 06:18 PM »
I recently found a neat little tablet-friendly game that works in Android and iOS. It's called...wait for it..."Space Simulator." I reviewed it on Amazon as less of a time sink than KSP and easier to learn than Orbiter, so what's not to like?
Good graphics, good physics, good tutorials with real spacecraft (Shuttle, Gemini, Apollo) and fictional (2001 Discovery & Orion shuttle, and SLS/Orion :D).
Bonus: a primary control method is the Apollo DSKY.
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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #5 on: 01/06/2018 01:09 PM »
Star Citizen seems to have the best tech out there, but I wouldn't recommend buying it yet.

« Last Edit: 01/06/2018 01:11 PM by Oli »

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Re: Favorite Space Flight Simulator(s) or game(s)?
« Reply #6 on: 01/06/2018 01:31 PM »
Orbiter 2016 & SpaceEngine
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