View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/8

Rob Prange
21-04-2013, 15:11
WMD has been buzzing the last few days as lots of stuff is happening on all fronts of Project CARS' development. You weren't around for all of it? Then make sure to catch up on the most important topics below!

Development News

Work on the WiiU version of Project CARS has kicked off as the first WiiU devkits have arrived - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13976-WiiU-Updates-Progress-Thread)

First previews of the 2012 Formula C have been posted up by Casey Ringley - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13619-Formula-C-Discussion&p=443905&viewfull=1#post443905)

Please welcome back Greg Hill who rejoins the Project CARS audio engineering squad - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14015-Please-welcome-Greg-Hill-back-to-the-pCARS-team.)

Darren White has posted up some info on the selectable lens flare feature that is part of the dynamic time of day system - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=443585&viewfull=1#post443585)

An option to toggle the auto start of the engine will be added soon - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14037-Requested-Physics-Key-Mapping&p=443560&viewfull=1#post443560)

Casey Ringley has outlined some high-priority vehicle feature issues regarding the windscreens that will be tackled soon - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13142-Vehicles-Missing-Features&p=443095&viewfull=1#post443095)

The newest Project CARS video trailer "Waiting for The Dark", created by WMD member PLM5, is now available on GameTrailers - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7287-Community-Trailers&p=442488&viewfull=1#post442488)

Our Creative Director Andy Tudor was recently on site at Ideame Madrid, check out his summary here - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1727-Press-Articles-on-Project-CARS-WMD&p=439717#post439717)

The winners of the Ford Capri Zakspeed Group 5 livery contest vote have been announced, congrats to everyone who made the cut! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13892-Ford-Capri-Livery-Contest-Cast-Your-Votes-Here!-%28Read-rules-in-first-posting!!%29&highlight=ford+zakspeed)

Our Handling Consultant Nic Hamilton has provided one of his excellent extensive feedback reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=438473&viewfull=1#post438473)

Content Previews

Our track team has been busy adding lots of trackside details to Lakeville Raceway - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13875-Lakeville-Raceway&p=441095&viewfull=1#post441095)

JF Bouchard has improved the headlights of the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(PreAlpha)&p=442530&viewfull=1#post442530)

JF has also performed a big list of tasks on the 1981 BMW M1 Procar, including the additon of some cool new damage effects - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8167-1981-BMW-M1-Procar-(Alpha1)&p=441001&viewfull=1#post441001)

Gustavo Olivera is making some stunning modelling progress 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=442481&viewfull=1#post442481)

Ralph Hummerich continues the texturing work on the 1967 Ford Mk IV - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=441496&viewfull=1#post441496)

Texturing work on the 2012 Ruf RGT-8 has continued as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12730-2012-Ruf-RGT-8-%28PreAlpha%29&p=443055&viewfull=1#post443055)

Fixes & Updates

The Lotus 98T has received a five-speed gearbox as suggested by the WMD members - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=440899&viewfull=1#post440899)

Doug Arnao has checked in improved physics for the Lotus 49 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=440851&viewfull=1#post440851)

The Pagani Zonda R physics have been improved based on CAD data - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=441598&viewfull=1#post441598)

The Lotus 78 has received an update as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=443629&viewfull=1#post443629)

The static emap position for Anhalt GP has been updated - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4516-Anhalt&p=442085&viewfull=1#post442085)

The emap position for Azure Circuit has been updated as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6809-Azure-Circuit&p=436220&viewfull=1#post436220)

A Maximum Frame Latency Setting has been added to the graphics settings - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=442099&viewfull=1#post442099)

Project CARS has been updated to use the latest version of the Fanatec SDK - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=442609&viewfull=1#post442609)

Test & Report Feedback

Help us collect all current graphic bugs that 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)


Jussi Karjalainen has created a nifty setup tool that you might want to check out - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13932-A-Convoluted-Simple-Setup-Tool-that-I-ve-been-working-on...-*Update-12.4.2013*)

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!

Patrick Kulinski
21-04-2013, 20:24
*push* :)


Felix Overroedder
21-04-2013, 20:25
Thank you for the nice summary Rob ;)

Patrick Kulinski
21-04-2013, 23:23
Yes, some cars only are available to Team Members and higher. You also might discover that there are some locked tracks; there it's the same case.

Kevin Ochoa
23-04-2013, 12:34
Awesome thread. *subscribed*

Stefan Ihl
23-04-2013, 12:43
Awesome thread. *subscribed*

No need to subscribe because there will be a new thread for every week, so you won't get any updates. ;)

Rob Prange
24-04-2013, 08:14
indeed, just watch the Announcements forum :)