View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/6

Rob Prange
26-03-2013, 01:48
The last few days have been exceptionally busy in the WMD forums as lots of exciting stuff is going as we`re shaping the future of Project CARS.

You haven't been around all the time? Then make sure to check up on the topics below!

Development News

Ian Bell has posted up an update on the financial side of Project CARS, the thread also contains lots of interesting bits on pCARS on Steam - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13422-Finalising-pCARS-the-money-side./)

Casey Ringley has posted up a detailed proposal on Project CARS car list and career structure. The full thread is well worth to be read as Ian Bell reveals plans for some stunning future DLC packs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13424-Latest-Car-Career-Proposal)

Also, a list of requested vehicle features that won't make the final game has been posted up - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13142-Vehicles-Missing-Features&p=406653&viewfull=1#post406653)

The Project CARS API is now available, coming with its own new subforum - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?97-pCARS-API-Discussion)

We have launched a Prototype Design Contest, allowing all members to help design the fictional LMP prototypes to be included in Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13424-Latest-Car-Career-Proposal&p=411078&viewfull=1#post411078)

The Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 Livery Contest has been kicked off - Show off your liveries here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13518-Zakspeed-Ford-Capri-Livery-Contest-Show-your-WIP-liveries!) / Rules & Discussion Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13517-Zakspeed-Ford-Capri-Livery-Contest-Rules-amp-Discussion)

Darren White has shown off first previews of the new sky boost & distant cloud fade features - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=418803&viewfull=1#post418803)

Our Physics & Handling Consultant Ben Collins has submitted another one of his great feedback reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=410450&viewfull=1#post410450)

Needless to say, Nic Hamilton is busy testing and helping improve pCARS as well, check out his latest report here - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=421255&viewfull=1#post421255)

Content Previews

Cassius Rodrigues is plugging away on Heusden, adding plenty of missing features & details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5323-Heusden&p=418995&viewfull=1#post418995)

Gustavo Olivera is making great progress on the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 that was recently added to the development builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(WIP)&p=416714&viewfull=1#post416714)

Andreas Moll has applied various tweaks and improvements to Belgian Forest - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1426-Belgian-Forest-Circuit&p=407102&viewfull=1#post407102)

Ales Filka has shown off previews of the new 3D crowds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?74-characters-crowds&p=406305&viewfull=1#post406305)

California Raceway has received some new features - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1432-California-Raceway&p=416699&viewfull=1#post416699)

Andreas Moll has started polishing up Bathurst, adding countless small improvements & missing features to the track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?823-Bathurst&p=417819&viewfull=1#post417819)

Fixes & Updates

Ivo Franic has updated the AO for the 1980 Ford Zakspeed Capri Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(PreAlpha)&p=407415&viewfull=1#post407415)

Initial physics for the Ford Mustang Boss 302R1 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=415507&viewfull=1#post415507)

Ales Filka has added new crowds to Moravia - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13386-Crowds-Moravia-placement&p=407976&viewfull=1#post407976)

Paul Hudak has posted a list with high-profile additions coming to the pCARS API - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13537-pCars-Shared-Memory&p=421232&viewfull=1#post421232)

Doug Arano has been working on new physics for the Lotus 49 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=414413&viewfull=1#post414413) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=417032&viewfull=1#post417032)

Doug has also been working on improved tire compounds for the Caterham Classic & R500 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=416932&viewfull=1#post416932)

And last but not least, the Ford GT40 MK4 has received improved physics including a new tire model - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=418410&viewfull=1#post418410)

Test & Report Feedback

Help us collect all current graphic bugs the need fixing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12643-Graphics-bugs-overview-please-help)

Help test us test the physics of various cars and report your feedback in the testing forum - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?95-pCARS-Physics-Testing)


Our Creative Director Andy Tudor was recently interviewed in NowGamer - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1727-Press-Articles-on-Project-CARS-WMD&p=414228&viewfull=1#post414228)

Doc_Savage_NDMF is the newest member to be appointed WMD Community Ambassador - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9269-First-Community-Ambassadors-Appointed&p=408685&viewfull=1#post408685)

Looking for an event to race in? The check out the Weekly Events list (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12233-List-with-weekly-Events) and the Multiplayer Race Calendar (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12513-Project-C.A.R.S.-Multiplayer-Race-Calendar)

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

26-03-2013, 03:15
Thanks for this update Rob

26-03-2013, 07:52
I really love your summary. I'd like to see those more often if it doesn't produce too much overhead.

Bruno Alexandre
26-03-2013, 08:07
Great update Rob!

Patrick Kulinski
02-04-2013, 08:46

Thanks Rob!

Mark Silcock
06-04-2013, 15:23
Ford GT50 MK4 :confused: :D

Rob Prange
06-04-2013, 23:36
Fixed :)

New edition coming tomorrow.

07-04-2013, 00:21
Can't wait to see what's new tomorrow :a15: Thanks for these updates Rob :)