View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/01

Rob Prange
10-01-2013, 15:36
With the holidays over, the WMD forums are returning to full swing to start into 2013. Here's what you might have missed if you weren't around last week:

Development News

A first PreAlpha of the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A will be added to the development builds next week - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9263-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-Art-Discussion&p=352199&viewfull=1#post352199)

A first export of the legendary historic Solitude Rennstrecke has been added to the latest build - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?58-Track-Exports&p=350965&viewfull=1#post350965) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?518-Screenshots-(JPG-only-please)&p=352390&viewfull=1#post352390)

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has kicked off 2013 with two extensive blogs, sharing his thoughts on the latest improvements in pCARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=349460&viewfull=1#post349460)

And of course, our other real-life racing ace Ben Collins has been busy testing pCARS as well, posting two detailed feedback reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=349859&viewfull=1#post349859)

Several physics improvements are coming to the 2011 Asano X4 Touring - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=350992&viewfull=1#post350992)

Ian Bell has shared some details on the custom advertising board perk that members with Manager level will enjoy - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12176-Manager-perks-questions-suggestions-and-discussion&p=350820&viewfull=1#post350820)

The ten winners of the BMW M1 Procar livery contest have been announced, congrats to the winners whose liveries will be included in pCARS! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11959-BMW-M1-Procar-Livery-contest-cast-your-votes-now!!-(MULTIPLE-CHOICE)&p=352258#post352258)

Content Previews

Our track artists are hard at work improving Milan with new trackside objects, improved terrain and more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10846-Milan-GP&p=352217&viewfull=1#post352217)

Cassius Rodrigues has been busy improving the fencing at Derby - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9563-Derby&p=352047&viewfull=1#post352047)

Andrea Fabris has added road markings to the stunning Azure Circuit - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6809-Azure-Circuit&p=352079&viewfull=1#post352079)

Heusden has received a lot of love by our track artists as plenty of new trackside objects and details have been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5323-Heusden&p=348709&viewfull=1#post348709)

Perran Truran has been busy working on the 1991 BMW M3 E30 GroupA, getting the car ready for the first PreAlpha export - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(WIP)&p=347469&viewfull=1#post347469)

A new export of the 1980 Ford Capri Zakspeed Group 5 with completed chassis textures has been added to the newest build - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(PreAlpha)&p=351695&viewfull=1#post351695)

Fixes & Updates

A fix for the kart engine audio levels is coming up - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?84-Audio-issues&p=352019&viewfull=1#post352019)

More setup data will be added to the car setup screen - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12186-Handling-amp-Set-up-Thoughts&p=351973&viewfull=1#post351973)

A hang & layout issue in the setup screen has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=350740&viewfull=1#post350740)

Suspension animation issues on the 2011 Asano X4 Touring have been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?39-2011-Asano-X4-Touring-(Beta2)&p=350986&viewfull=1#post350986)

A similar issue on the 2011 Asano LM11 TDX has been addressed as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?40-2011-Asano-LM11-TDX-(Beta2)&p=351189&viewfull=1#post351189)

A new mini track map for Azure Circuit has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?774-Track-Maps&p=351164&viewfull=1#post351164)

That's it for this week, have fun checking out all the material and make sure to join the discussions yourself!

Aevyrie Roessler
10-01-2013, 15:41
Thanks Rob, it's nice to get a comprehensive list every week. I'm on here pretty often, but it's still really easy to miss stuff.

Keep it up!

Thomas Sikora
10-01-2013, 16:23
nice news.
Such a short monthly report what is going on in month X would be very nice in future!!


Jesse Fahrenkrog
10-01-2013, 17:05
I agree with the above posts...it's great to get a basic overview of what's going on/coming up!
Looking forward to it all!

Patrick Kulinski
10-01-2013, 17:41
A new TWIPC at last, the break has been long enough :) Thanks a lot Rob!

Bruno Alexandre
10-01-2013, 20:18
Great work Rob!

Jens Schmitt
10-01-2013, 20:24
THX for this very good work i hope this happend every build when itīs possible

11-01-2013, 07:08
Thanks, much appreciated.

David Sharples
11-01-2013, 13:29
It's good to be kept up to date with what's going on without trawling round for info, thanks Rob.

Patrik Marek
11-01-2013, 17:10
yeah, amazing info
very usefull for people who don't come here every day

Gavin Thomas
14-01-2013, 12:18
Now this is a winner of an idea for the forum, hope this is an on going thing!
But if not thanks for the one time blast of info Rob