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Dovetail Games Flightsim World and Toposim Continents . . .

On the eve of the Flight Sim World Early Access release I am pleased to announce that the current version of Toposim Continents works as is in Dovetail Games Flightsim World.

However, Flightsim World has no in-game Scenery Library, so in order to use Toposim Continents in FSW the end user must edit the scenery.cfg file located in C:\ProgramData\Dovetail Games\FSW.

First, make a copy of scenery.cfg

Open scenery.cfg in Notepad and scroll to the bottom

copy

[Area.126]
Title=@IDS_AREA121_ADDONSCENERY
Local=Addon Scenery
Layer=126
Active=TRUE
Required=FALSE

Paste below the last entry and edit thusly:

[Area.127]
Title= TOPOSIM Africa (for example)
Local=[path to Africa files, i.e., c:\TOPOSIM\Continents\Africa, or wherever you installed on your local system]
Layer=127
Active=TRUE
Required=FALSE

Save scenery.cfg

Repeat process for each individual Toposim Continent you may have, using the above example, incrementing [Area.xxx]

That’s it.  Upon starting FSW you will see the usual “Building Database for new scenery files” message, and when FSW loads you will be using Toposim Continents terrain mesh.

Stay tuned for further details over the coming days.

The Philippines Updated . . .

Toposim Continents – Asia – Southeast Asia – The Philippines

The Philippines has been updated to v 1.1 with the correction of erroneous bumps and artifacts in the vicinity of Manila/RPLL.  A related product, Southeast Asia Bundle has been updated as well.  If you’ve previously purchased either Southeast Asia Bundle or the stand-alone Philippines, simply log into your Toposim Distribution Center Account and click My Account, Download tab to locate the updated file.  Also, Asia Continent Bundle, Eastern Hemisphere Bundle, and Planet Earth Bundle customers may download the updated using the same procedure.

If you’ve not yet ordered, simply follow the links above to your area of interest . . . .

 

 

Russia: Updates and New Products

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Toposim Continents Russia Caucasus coverage

Coverage of Russia has been expanded with an update to Volga Federal District, and new releases of Northwest Federal District and Ural Federal District.  These have been added to the Russia Caucasus Bundle, and in turn folded into the European Continent Bundle.  Previous users of any of those products may simply log into the Toposim Distribution Center, click My Account, then the download tab to find and download the new files.

Please note that areas south of 60 degrees North are compiled from fresh SRTM 1-arc-second source data.  North of 60 degrees North is compiled from 3-arc-second data as a placeholder until new 5m source data drops, at which time there will be a significant updates.

Next up is Russia Siberia and Far East, the last two regions remaining.  Getting ever-closer to full planetary coverage . . .

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