P-12C Pilot

The Flight Simulator experience and other tangential thoughts

March, 2006

  • Flashback to Nintendo

    I doubt anyone will care, but this is just too funny. A friend of mine that I worked with at Nintendo so many years ago sent me this link to a site about Nintendo. If you scroll almost all the way to the bottom of the page, there is a shot of me with...
  • Home Sweet Home

    Occasionally I work from home, which I happen to be doing today. I'm actually much more productive at home as I can crank out work without many distractions. Plus I can walk over to the hangar and check on my parents and see what's going on with the P...
  • It's Never Too Late

    I often see posts where users are wondering if it's too late to submit wishlists for FSX. Although my title for this post implies it's not too late, in all honesty it is too late to include major NEW features in FSX. Interestingly many of the wishlists...
  • P-12 Coming Along

    I really need to investigate creating a gallery so I can show what I'm talking about, but for now your imagination will have to do. The latest efforts on the P-12 have moved the project from somewhat resembling an aircraft, to really being an aircraft...
  • Memorable Moments

    One of my goals for FSX (or any product I'm designing) is to seed the design/world/experience with opportunities for memorable moments. I'm talking about events that you will remember for years, not just a few minutes. I still clearly remember the...
  • Just Sailing Along

    I'm so tired I can barely see straight. I've spent a good portion of the weekend building a sailplane mission and I've probably flown our new sailplane for a total of several hours today. I should check the logbook and see exactly how many hours I...
  • E3 Looming...

    That time of year is quickly approaching when entertainment publishers descend upon Los Angeles and perform in a circus of sorts showcasing their wares and trying to one up the other guy with the loudest sound system and punchiest videos. I'm referring...