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Rob Prange
09-04-2013, 00:25
Despite the fact that most of our staff has enjoyed some very well deserved Easter holidays, lots of stuff has been happening at WMD lately.

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


Development News

First preview shots of the 2012 Formula Gulf 1000 have been posted, the car is coming to the development builds this week - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000&p=433140&viewfull=1#post433140)

Darren White has shown off a first preview video of the new keyable sun flare - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=435371&viewfull=1#post435371)

The Project CARS leader boards have been reset due to the recent physics changes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13804-leaderboard-reset&p=432879&viewfull=1#post432879)

Andy Tudor has outlined some of the recent user interface improvements - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=424735&viewfull=1#post424735)

Doug Arnao, Casey Ringley & Andrew Webber have checked in lots of physics changes for various cars during the past week - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=429654&viewfull=1#post429654)

Our Handling Consultant Nic Hamilton has provided a big chunk of feedback on the recent Project CARS builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=429940&viewfull=1#post429940)

Nic also chimed in on the wet racing physics in Project CARS discussion - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13727-racing-in-wet-conditions-tire-physics-suggestions-feedback&p=429250&viewfull=1#post429250)

Ben Collins has been very busy as well, providing another in-depth feedback report - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=432155&viewfull=1#post432155)

The Ford Capri Livery Contest vote is open, cast your votes now! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13892-Ford-Capri-Livery-Contest-Cast-Your-Votes-Here!-(Read-rules-in-first-posting!!))

Content Previews

Gustavo Olivera keeps on plugging away on the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(WIP)&p=423446&viewfull=1#post423446)

The LOD work on the 1981 BMW M1 Procar has been started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8167-1981-BMW-M1-Procar-(Alpha1)&p=427321&viewfull=1#post427321)

Ivo Franic has started improving the 2009 Ford Focus RS model, including smoothing, new taillights and front bumper - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(WIP)&p=429571&viewfull=1#post429571)

Andreas Moll keeps on polishing Bathurst with lots of small fixes and improvements - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?823-Bathurst&p=429663&viewfull=1#post429663)

Peter Gerhart has updated the Driver Animations list - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3965-Characters-Driver-animation-list&p=95906&viewfull=1#post95906)

New trackside objects have been added to Lakeville Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13875-Lakeville-Raceway&p=435086&viewfull=1#post435086)

Fixes & Updates

Ales Filka has added new crowds to Heusden & Harrison Pike Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13857-Crowds-Heusden-placement) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9139-Crowds-Harrison-Pike-Raceway-placement&p=434184&viewfull=1#post434184)

New A/B/C tire compounds for the Formula B are ready for testing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12694-Formula-B-Physics-Discussion-(ABC-Compound-Test)&p=435276&viewfull=1#post435276)

An issue with the DOF when using the freecam has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7565-Project-CARS-Keyboard-Shortcuts&p=434984&viewfull=1#post434984)

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)

Other

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)

Did you create an application for pCARS using the new API? Make sure to post it in our gallery - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13835-Shown-here-photos-and-videos-of-your-applications-hardware-for-Pcars)


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

Neil Brett
09-04-2013, 04:40
Can't wait to try out the Formula Gulf 1000 ;)

Thankyou for the update, PCars just keeps getting better and better, I just wish my PC was powerful enough to get the most out of it (check out my signature :mad:)

Patrick Kulinski
09-04-2013, 13:30
Cool, a new smiley, never noticed that before :frog:

Thanks Rob!

Ryzza5
16-04-2013, 01:03
I was a bit late with this one :)

http://www.turboduck.net/2013/04/16/this-month-in-project-cars-1642013/

Thanks as always Rob. We've got over 20 members there who are here but not too active so they appreciate the summary a lot. Those who' aren't in still love the awesome photos. Didn't have time to sort through them all so grabbed a video instead