Last week at the Puyallup fairgrounds in Washington, there was an air expo. Microsoft had a booth there with 4 screens so people could try fs2002. I had a chance to talk with Hal Bryan, the software test lead for the simulations product unit, and he mentioned the up and comming SDK soon to be relased. (no, he did not give me a date.) but.........
He did say it will contain info on how to create your own voice in ATC. he mentioned it takes 5000 lines of text.
They watch these forums, and get excited as we do at new stuff.. they are simmers too. Hal said he cant wait to see how long it will take for someone to record all 5000 lines and upload it..
It was nice to meet the team, and see how their eyes light up at the cool stuff the 3rd party developers create.
And Yes.... I did give em a resume... what a dream job... doing your hobby for pay. looking foward to being a beta tester for upcoming sims, and someday maybe joining the team.
(Btw the ATC controller who says "Cessna Caravan,1 mile at 9 o clock, report him in site" so nice, is no longer is on the team...Oh Well.. at least Hal told me her name.....Bob L