P3D v4 Prepar3D Version 5 - April 14

scruffyduck

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ADE supports everything that is allowed in the SDK. There are several options available. Some options appear to follow the terrain while others allow the user to determine things like altitude for taxi points, parking and aprons. You should be able to check for your self next week.
 
Lots of negative posts everywhere on P3dv5. Certainly P3d5 is not FS2020. But one thing its important to note, no one is obligated to buy P3dv5. And also no one is obligated to wait for FS2020 to be released in order to enjoy a great sim.
 
IMO, P3D v5 can permit to us to continue to develop for "simulation" but I doubt MSFS2020 would allow it in the sense that we meant it. ...
 
There are always people who hate things that they have never seen in their life with a passion. And the opposite type as well...

Personally I am looking forward to both new MS and P3D simulators.

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Personally I think the only people qualified to comment on either sim at the moment are those who have access to them. I said it earlier and I will say it again. They are aimed a different audiences. Dependng on which audience you are in will drive both your hopes and hates.
 
I'm sorry to provoke such a reaction from GSNDE but I've had access to the Alpha versions for 2 months and it's not a matter of liking or disliking but of seeing the current architecture of the simulator/game that brings me to this personal observation.
It is just my 2 cents ;)
 
My comment was not directed to you. Roland above you mentioned the many negative comments about the new P3dv5.

I fail to see how people can comment about an unreleased software.



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I'm sorry to provoke such a reaction from GSNDE but I've had access to the Alpha versions for 2 months and it's not a matter of liking or disliking but of seeing the current architecture of the simulator/game that brings me to this personal observation.
It is just my 2 cents ;)
Very true, and on the face of it, P3d just got another boost:


So most of the people who have invested heavily on P3d will continue to enjoy their investment in p3d5.
 
It seems that I am not able to bring my message over this time, so again :)

1. I will buy P3Dv5 tomorrow and I am sure that it is a great improvement, like all version before have been
2. I will buy the new MS Simulator the day it is released, and from what I have seen so far I am sure it will be a worthwhile experience.
3. The only thing I was trying to articulate above is that I don’t understand the many negative emotions that so many people feel the need to express about things to come.

Sorry for not having been able to made that clear from the beginning.
 
gsnde, I understood that very well! I also fail to understand why people feel the need to denigrate products that they have neither used nor owned. The reasoning that XXX looks better in a video holds no water for me. I come from the school of "Show Me", so I want to see the products myself and make up my own mind. As Arno pointed out both products are targeted to different audiences and that should be good enough, but some people must always show their immaturity.
 

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Since the NDA on P3Dv5 was lifted at the time of L-M's announcement, I can unequivocally give it a huge thumbs up! It is a very nice improvement, and it can only get better. Are there still a few "warts"?

Of course there are because pobody is nerfect! :rotfl:
 
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I like to say "everybody is perfect, their judged isn't perfect".

I like this moment, compete for better future. Regardless like or dislike.

be save and health everyone...
 

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Bill's right. Also, we're still beta-testing right up to the wire; I still have a couple of bug reports outstanding which LM are looking at. At this point they'll probably go into a patch.
 
I’ll pick this up in the morning and have a good look at it. Won’t stop me getting MSFS when it comes out, but at least I know I can make my own stuff for P3Dv5!
 
I am liking how smooth it is, and the environment effects....nice! However the vegetation autogen....ugh!

Also, they have improved the F-35 physics quite a lot (Dino Catteneo?).....I love how heavy it feels, and how realistically it accelerates.

Probably more of a topic for the dev forums, but all my V3 sceneries seem to work, but the LOD/3D Lights don't glow as much,and are actually quite dim.....but no biggie really. I'll have to play with lighting effects a little.

David
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for those of you were wondering, or hoping.................NO.......they still haven't fixed the IK_WheelsGroundLock handle :eek::rotfl:

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Hi,

I have just switched to Windows 10 edition 2004 and I confirm : my VRam data under P3D v5 goes from 3.9 / 6.7 GB to 3.9 / 7.1 GB. (LFOZ scenery from France-VFR,)

This change (more 400 Mo) is very beneficial because I have in addition more fluidity and the VRam is released more quickly.

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I’ll pick this up in the morning and have a good look at it. Won’t stop me getting MSFS when it comes out, but at least I know I can make my own stuff for P3Dv5!
I did pick it up. At the moment, v5 has serious problems with the AMD 5xxx series graphics cards, and LM aren't yet on top of it. Surprisingly, they don't have a rig with this graphics card in their studio (according to a reply from them on their forum), so it may be a while before this is sorted out. A shame, as it looks like a worthwhile improvement.
 
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