About

Hi there and welcome to samlaunch.com.

I am hoping that samlaunch.com will be your source for Modern Combat Simulation news, and a place for you to share your enthusiasm for modern combat sims.

What you will find on our site:

  • after action reports (AARs)
  • fan fiction
  • game reviews or previews
  • exclusive sim tools and utilities
  • significant game patch info
  • game mods that increase realism or add new functionality
  • 5-star videos
  • DIY simpit tutorials
  • exceptional 3rd party vehicles/aircraft
  • scheduled online battle announcements
  • gaming hardware reviews
  • eventually, some commercial products (everything free will remain free)

About Me

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My name is Ross Meeks and I live in Toronto, Canada. I have been a fan of combat simulation since the days of Gunship 2000 and F19 Stealth Fighter on my 286 PC. I also spent plenty of time playing Janes Longbow 2 back in the day. Recently I’ve enjoyed playing Enemy Engaged Comanche vs. Hokum (modded), as well as DCS:Blackshark v1.02. I cannot play any newer games until I get a faster PC.

My favorite part of simulations is setting up scenarios in the editor (sandbox), where you see if one force can beat the other. I have also tinkered with some basic cockpit building — just a single panel so far.

I am a programmer/IT geek by day, but I am serious about getting out of my 9-5 job, so I can focus on military simulation and some other creative projects.


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