World of Planes is a flight simulation MMO dedicated to World War II military aviation where players can take part in all of the major combat battles, fighting with real players all over the world.
The official community portal has changed massively since the Closed Alpha test started. How does developer / publisher Gaijin Entertainment manage to attract so many new fans and keep them entertained, when the game’s not even out yet? Find out in this comprehensive newsletter that highlights World of Planes’ most interesting and important recent updates.
Gaijin started a series of interviews with real pilots who participated in World of Planes’ Alpha-test program. The latest interview was a fascinating conversation with a US Military Maintenance Test Pilot who has flown helicopters during all major military conflicts over the last 10 to 15 years. As an experienced virtual pilot, he is now helping the developers to bring maximum realism to the sensation of flying – one of World of Planes’ best features.
Read the interview here: http://forum.gaijinent.com/index.php?/topic/4813-special-interview-with-a-pilot-hawkdriver9/
Tips for Beginners
Another community-oriented initiative that Gaijin is now implementing is the “Aces of World of Planes – Tips for Beginners” series, which offers advice and instructions for those who may encounter problems in the game’s virtual skies. The “Tips for Beginners” series contains the most essential information for newbies, presented simply and intelligibly by the game’s most skilled and experienced players.
Read the Tips for Beginners:
Screenshots Two different sets of screenshots have been revealed over the last two weeks. The first one presents pictures depicting the Battle of Britain, as RAF and Luftwaffe aircrafts clash in the skies above Dover. The second set of screens is completely devoted to the Pacific theatre of war, where US and Japanese aces met each other in the crosshairs of their Wildcats and Zeroes…
View the screenshots on Facebook or on the official website:
Now, testers have created fan videos that the developer has agreed to publish! The first one was filmed, directed, and edited by VerTun, a World of Planes Alpha-test virtual pilot and Russian forum moderator at http://forum.gaijin.ru.
Watch the fan-video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Kzrt_-o5IA