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Title: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Sami on July 07, 2011, 04:42:44 PM
The current Modern Times themed scenario is about to end and according to the normal rotation policy the next game server of the theme will begin shortly. The testing of the new v.1.3 game engine is also nearing completion and we are hereby announcing that the Modern Times #5 game world starts this Saturday (July 9th) at approx. 12.00 UTC.

This game world will start near year 2000 and last for about 20 years allowing the operations with modern jets like the A380 and B787. This scenario will also feature the new improvements of the v.1.3 game engine.

Please remember that the first game day is 24hrs in duration and you can easily join in later during the first days if you are on online during the moment it is launched.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JonnyAngel on July 07, 2011, 06:51:06 PM
AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME! ;D
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Monk Xion on July 07, 2011, 06:57:13 PM
I know exactly where I am basing  ;)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 07, 2011, 07:17:01 PM
Come on Sami, you couldn't start in 1995 and go for 30 years instead? ;(
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: alexgv1 on July 07, 2011, 08:14:47 PM
On it like a tramp on chips! 8)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Frogiton on July 08, 2011, 04:05:43 AM
Finally I can get off these Airwaysim addiction patches.  ;D
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JumboShrimp on July 08, 2011, 04:51:08 AM
The current Modern Times themed scenario is about to end and according to the normal rotation policy the next game server of the theme will begin shortly. The testing of the new v.1.3 game engine is also nearing completion and we are hereby announcing that the Modern Times #5 game world starts this Saturday (July 9th) at approx. 12.00 UTC.

12:00 UTC?  That means I have to get up early on Saturday  :'(
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JonnyAngel on July 08, 2011, 05:40:57 AM
12:00 UTC?  That means I have to get up early on Saturday  :'(

Or leave the house late Friday....could be 12:00 UTC AM right?
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Zombie Slayer on July 08, 2011, 05:50:32 AM
Or leave the house late Friday....could be 12:00 UTC AM right?

No, that would be 00:00UTC  :) UTC is always expressed in a 24 hour format.

Don
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JumboShrimp on July 08, 2011, 06:25:35 AM
No, that would be 00:00UTC  :) UTC is always expressed in a 24 hour format.

Don

That's what I was thinking.  12 noon - 4 hrs (to get ot Eastern Daylight Saving Time) = 8 am in the morning...
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Zabuti on July 08, 2011, 07:08:34 AM
Don't worry too much about getting up early ! The first game day is 24h, and I doubt your competitors will smash the market in half a day !

Only issue will be used a/c ;-)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Curse on July 08, 2011, 07:11:23 AM
Only issue will be used a/c ;-)

I think for this game world open slots could be a real problem. It's Modern Times and 1.3 and DotM 1.2 is full most of the time...
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Zabuti on July 08, 2011, 07:18:22 AM
I think for this game world open slots could be a real problem. It's Modern Times and 1.3 and DotM 1.2 is full most of the time...

True, didn't thought about that one...

Man, I'll be out by this time... I'll have trouble joingin (although I've been waiting for sooooo long)

Thx for the update
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 08, 2011, 01:11:52 PM
I wonder what airport I will play this game at.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: yyebo on July 08, 2011, 01:50:16 PM
Sami could you please confirm if the 70 planes for sub-base restriction has been lifted this time or not?

Thanks
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Zombie Slayer on July 08, 2011, 04:42:24 PM
That's what I was thinking.  12 noon - 4 hrs (to get ot Eastern Daylight Saving Time) = 8 am in the morning...

Hey Jumbo,

Not that an hour is going to shut you out of MT5 (I hope!), but EST is GMT-5 right now due to Daylight Savings Time, so MT5 will open up at 0700 in our neck of the woods!

Don
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: LemonButt on July 08, 2011, 05:13:58 PM
Hey Jumbo,

Not that an hour is going to shut you out of MT5 (I hope!), but EST is GMT-5 right now due to Daylight Savings Time, so MT5 will open up at 0700 in our neck of the woods!

Don

Actually it's 800 EDT...will be back to 700 EST in the fall when we "fall back".
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JumboShrimp on July 08, 2011, 05:16:30 PM
Hey Jumbo,

Not that an hour is going to shut you out of MT5 (I hope!), but EST is GMT-5 right now due to Daylight Savings Time, so MT5 will open up at 0700 in our neck of the woods!

Don

I think that EST is GMT -5 normally.  With Daylight Savings Time, it moves to -4.

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=esqb,ratio&xhr=t&q=utc+time&cp=5&qe=dXRjIHQ&qesig=8X_goONwzJzzpSSqhYy4ng&pkc=AFgZ2tk6GaYuE5tMP7aUBtkP3ngAHOoFcNj8Pxnhz_9iyC-x2gVP-EjZQ8_l6YhNn81km36sv_1dlKeiXaSQ6FyrN0PEPQ3icA&pf=p&sclient=psy&site=&source=hp&aq=0&aqi=&aql=&oq=utc+t&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=bb9a4fba297be287&biw=1022&bih=925
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Zombie Slayer on July 08, 2011, 05:18:46 PM
You are correct , sir! I had it backwards (obviously) for some reason thinking it was -4 in the fall  :-[

On a bright note, though, I am glad I realized my mistake now....as a second shift employee, I would have been royally pi$$ed to wake up at 0700 only to find I have to wait another hour!
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Flightman on July 08, 2011, 05:55:43 PM
Nice!
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Sami on July 08, 2011, 08:15:41 PM
Sami could you please confirm if the 70 planes for sub-base restriction has been lifted this time or not?

No changes so far. (in consideration so far only)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 08, 2011, 10:17:09 PM
SOOOPER !!!! 

Im ready to get smacked down. 
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: apenfold on July 08, 2011, 11:13:11 PM
Is this gonna be another near 2000 starter where everyone who wants to do domestic ops is going to be disappointed to find the Saab 2000 is not in production? Can't wait for this game though, been missing AWS for a long time now and it'll be fun to be a CEO again!
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JumboShrimp on July 08, 2011, 11:31:21 PM
I have a feeling this game world will be full in matter of hours...
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: LostInBKK on July 09, 2011, 05:08:36 AM
Jesus H Christ no wonder America is in trouble when people can not even tell the time! :o
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: type45 on July 09, 2011, 07:58:38 AM
No changes so far. (in consideration so far only)

but I saw the limitation is removed in 1.3 Bata test group......so that's only for bata test only and when we return to regular world the limit will be here again?

I'm a bit confused now :-[

Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:03:09 AM
So its 1 hr to go, right?? :o
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:12:10 AM
yes, UTC is currently 4 hours ahead of EST.   


Sorry if we American's are unable to tell time.  We don't do UTC conversions that often and it changes around with daylight savings time here.  So it is always +4 or +5
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JIMBORICHARDSON on July 09, 2011, 11:13:57 AM
Is UTC the same as GMT?
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 09, 2011, 11:15:13 AM
yes, UTC is currently 4 hours ahead of EST.   


Sorry if we American's are unable to tell time.  We don't do UTC conversions that often and it changes around with daylight savings time here.  So it is always +4 or +5

No, UTC is currently 4 hours ahead of EDT, or ET. It is 5 hours ahead of EST.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Dave4468 on July 09, 2011, 11:18:43 AM
Is UTC the same as GMT?

It is but at the moment it is 1 hour behind of BST.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:19:34 AM
No, UTC is currently 4 hours ahead of EDT, or ET. It is 5 hours ahead of EST.

It is 7:18am EDT
UTC time is 11:18

11-7=4

We are ON Eastern Daylight Time until November 6, 2011

So I was using EST incorrectly, sorry.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 09, 2011, 11:20:40 AM
It is 7:18am
UTC time is 11:18

11-7=4

Exactly.

It is 07:18 right now EDT. it is 06:18 EST
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:22:17 AM
Exactly.

It is 07:18 right now EDT. it is 06:18 EST

read my re-post.  Sorry.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: JIMBORICHARDSON on July 09, 2011, 11:23:32 AM
It is but at the moment it is 1 hour behind of BST.

So will the game start at 12.00 or 01.00? GMT
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 09, 2011, 11:26:26 AM
Sami - this 70 aircraft restriction is gonna decide my base, so I'd like to know as soon as possible whether it as been lifted or not.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:26:42 AM
I dont care what time it is, I am here now.........EST ED BST UTC GMT

But what does eat me is the 24hr delayed start, should be 2 hr delayed only.............that 24hr period feels like a month!!!! :-\

Damn, still have not choosen a base yet, soo many big airports, like a kid in a candy store :P
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:27:53 AM
https://www.airwaysim.com/forum/index.php/topic,32134.0.html
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:29:52 AM
Agreed

Thets get it on!!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Curse on July 09, 2011, 11:29:55 AM
But what does eat me is the 24hr delayed start, should be 2 hr delayed only.............that 24hr period feels like a month!!!! :-\

2 hours would also be a realistic time till all playerslots are gone :)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Dave4468 on July 09, 2011, 11:34:41 AM
So will the game start at 12.00 or 01.00? GMT

13:00 BST, in the UK we are currently on BST not UTC/GMT. i.e. it starts in 26m
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:35:30 AM
Agreed with Curse

2hrs and a full start, thets get this thing on! ;D

Curse are u out of LAX or Japan again?
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: LostInBKK on July 09, 2011, 11:42:54 AM
Unless you are in America were there are still arguing about the time  :laugh:
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Curse on July 09, 2011, 11:45:14 AM
Curse are u out of LAX or Japan again?

Top 3 US airport but not KLAX :)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:49:07 AM
where should I play this game? 

Ill honestly consider what you say.  Within reason, of course.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 09, 2011, 11:50:00 AM
where should I play this game?  

Ill honestly consider what you say.  Within reason, of course.

SFAL

otherwise, I'd say VTBS is a good (serious) choice
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 11:52:24 AM
SFAL

otherwise, I'd say VTBS is a good (serious) choice

I've never done Asia, so good idea.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:53:16 AM
Waiting inline at the Used aircraft market, see many usual faces....LOL
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Flightman on July 09, 2011, 11:57:05 AM
Airbusses for me :)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: jumbo Mouse on July 09, 2011, 11:58:39 AM
Airbusses, that sounds plural, how much starting cash are you expecting?? LOL  Goodluck
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: slither360 on July 09, 2011, 11:59:15 AM
Airbusses for me :)


Airbii
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Sami on July 09, 2011, 11:59:35 AM

A couple of minutes, hang on.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Dave4468 on July 09, 2011, 12:00:26 PM
It's like waiting in a plane ready for a jump watching the red light, we want it green!  ;D
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: MCR247 on July 09, 2011, 12:02:34 PM
I'm reeaaaddyyyy!  ;D
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: swiftus27 on July 09, 2011, 12:02:53 PM
Curse you are an F5 god.  I wanted to tell you that...  

... end of line.
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Dave4468 on July 09, 2011, 12:03:21 PM
Gentlemen, start your F5 finger...
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: MCR247 on July 09, 2011, 12:04:30 PM
Gentlemen, start your F5 finger...

I Started at 11:55  :-[
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: Dave4468 on July 09, 2011, 12:05:03 PM
I Started at 11:55  :-[

*slow clap*  ;)
Title: Re: Modern Times #5 scenario starts this Saturday
Post by: LostInBKK on July 09, 2011, 01:39:11 PM
Are you not playing Jumbo Mouse??

Agreed with Curse

2hrs and a full start, thets get this thing on! ;D

Curse are u out of LAX or Japan again?