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Congratulations on buying Steel Beasts - thank you for your business - and welcome to the community!

The community went at length to set up this dedicated Wiki page for newcomers:

http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Starter_Pack

Also, keep in mind the Wiki itself is a great reference tool to supplement the User Manual:

http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

After that, have a look around here and feel free to introduce yourself to the group.

Welcome! :)

(Also, considerate suggestions how to improve that wiki page (or this announcement) are always welcome in this forum.

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Hello,

I haven't made the purchase yet. Not sure if this is what I am looking for. I was a beta tester for wot and aw, tired of the arcade style and looking for more of a battle sim.

thx,

Muddy

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21 minutes ago, MudslideSlim said:

Hello,

I haven't made the purchase yet. Not sure if this is what I am looking for. I was a beta tester for wot and aw, tired of the arcade style and looking for more of a battle sim.

thx,

Muddy

Best way to find out, is to try s short time bases licence (1 or 3 month) and test the game yourself.

We'll be happy to help if you got questions.

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Seriously and without sounding like a slightly demented actor:

 

Just do it.

 

Nothing to regret

 

Edited by Nike-Ajax

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Although I still play AW (TIR-10), this is some level´s above in every sense :)

 

I think you will really like!

 

--

Edited by Red2112

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4 hours ago, MudslideSlim said:

Hello,

I haven't made the purchase yet. Not sure if this is what I am looking for. I was a beta tester for wot and aw, tired of the arcade style and looking for more of a battle sim.

thx,

Muddy

 

In addition to the short time-limited license option, there are hundreds of YouTube videos of Steel beasts gameplay.  You could try that to get a better feel for what the sim offers.

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5 hours ago, MudslideSlim said:

I haven't made the purchase yet. Not sure if this is what I am looking for. I was a beta tester for wot and aw, tired of the arcade style and looking for more of a battle sim.

 

Can't comment on either, but here at eSim Games we're trying to make up shit as little as possible. That's the standard disclaimer for many game companies that are promoting their games.

 

 

Well. We're not promoting Steel Beasts as a game. It's a training application. But you can still have fun with it.

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Not a hitpoint system in sight here.

 

If you hit a Leopard 2 in the side with a 125mm BM-42M round, it hurts.

A lot.

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On 6/30/2017 at 2:55 PM, Nike-Ajax said:

Seriously and without sounding like a slightly demented actor:

 

Just do it.

 

Nothing to regret

 

Is that the Nike part of you talking? :D

Edited by Zaphod
my fingers don't dance like Fred Astaire on the keyboard

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7 minutes ago, Nike-Ajax said:

You mean the gentle and politically correct part ... ? 

No , the commercial name to running shoes...
I am sure the Ajax part is due to cleaning up after all the correcting :D

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Hello everyone!  Found Steel Beasts on youtube of all places.  Watched videos and I'm hooked.  Just signed up for the 1yr subscription.  Will upgrade to the thumbdrive later.

 

I can't tell you how informative your fan site is.  Every question I've had is answered using the search engine. Thanks!

 

Will test the waters this weekend using keyboard and mouse.  Might upgrade later to the Thrustmaster 1600M & HOTAS per some recomendations based on my financial status.

 

Looking forward to graduatiing and joining you online eventually.

 

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10 hours ago, strtrekbuf said:

Hello everyone!  Found Steel Beasts on youtube of all places.  Watched videos and I'm hooked.  Just signed up for the 1yr subscription.  Will upgrade to the thumbdrive later.

 

I can't tell you how informative your fan site is.  Every question I've had is answered using the search engine. Thanks!

 

Will test the waters this weekend using keyboard and mouse.  Might upgrade later to the Thrustmaster 1600M & HOTAS per some recomendations based on my financial status.

 

Looking forward to graduatiing and joining you online eventually.

 

myStickyrack.jpg.554b6e2023fb82211778d363be604880.jpg

 

Greetings, and welcome to the lair of tank-nuts.

 

Depending on the time zone you're in, I'd recommend joining a VU(virtual units). We have some competent people that can help you to get up to speed with steelbeasts and it works best with an online game sasseion and Q/A via Teamspeak.

 

You'll find links here:

http://www.steelbeasts.com/online_play.html/

 

Of course I'd recommend joining here, if sunday 18:00 GMT/UTC is doable for you ;-)

http://www.kanium.eu/

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On ‎09‎-‎09‎-‎2017 at 2:43 AM, Ssnake said:

Using a joystick is a matter of taste, not necessity. :)

Indeed

 

and buying the most expensive one isn't necessarily necessary - I have no problem with my Logitech Extreme 3D Pro which isn't high end.

 

better to use time in mp sessions and Tank range

I can recommend Gibson sessions (BGANZAC), TGIF, Kanium Sundays and the ADHOC games.

you get what you bring: as in that all are nice to you if you treat them nicely

 

and maybe join an VU when and if you think its good for you

Edited by Nike-Ajax

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Hi, 

 

I'm new to the game, and still a lot to learn. I've almost completed the tutorials for the Leopard 2A4, but one thing I can't do is putting my head outside the hatch and using the bino's. I've unbuttoned and pressed N but nothing happens. I even point to the sky from the commanders position and press N and it just goes half way out.

 

Am I missing something or is it just because I'm a total noob:/

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Did you press “Q” to elevate your head outside the hatch first?

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Hi, I've just got this sim on the lifetime licence, although the CodeMeter stick has yet to arrive, I am using the included 30 day at the moment. I'm in to the hardcore sim genre of combat vehicles and systems so this is right up my street!. I'm starting to learn the gunnery tutorials and have a long way to go yet before I'm competent enough to participate online, although I do aim to do that eventually! I'm looking forward to maybe fighting alongside some of you on a virtual battlefield in the future. 

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Fastest, best way to learn IMO is to join multiplayer.  Small ad hoc games, one of which might start soon, or Friday’s TGIF session.

 

I look forward to your participation whenever you decide to join in.

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Posted (edited)

Aloha Y’all, I’ve just downloaded the game and also the online for my license. It has been successfully installed in my laptop computer to include my TeamSpeak Client. All of these is up and runbing.

 

Now do I put the “Camp Hornfelt” folder in my eSim Games folder?..


 

Edited by Opihi1

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Posted (edited)

Users/“Username”/documents/Esim/SteelBeasts/MyScenarios.

Edited by TSe419E

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2 hours ago, TSe419E said:

Did you press “Q” to elevate your head outside the hatch first?

Tanks! 

 

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yep, Q = up, Z = down.

 

You should have a couple of levels. Hit Q once and you rise a little, Q twice and you are higher again.

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For all the new guys: We have some ADHOC games today. Best way to learn it is to do it.

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