View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/10

Rob Prange
16-05-2013, 15:59
Lots of important very big & small things have been going on at WMD during the past few days. You weren't around for all of it? Then make sure to catch up on the most important topics below!

Development News

Our Producer Phil Merricks has posted up a list of lots of cool new features that will be worked on in the coming months - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12274-Focus-for-the-next-few-months&p=456102&viewfull=1#post456102)

Lots of improvements are coming to the gearbox system as outlined by Casey Ringley - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14356-Gearbox-system-improvements-Design-discussion)

Furthermore, a flexible weight ballast & performance balancing system is coming soon as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14467-Weight-Ballast-system-Design-Discussion)

The TweakIT tool will soon be expanded, allowing comprehensive camera editing for the community - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4320-TweakIt-Tutorials&p=464513&viewfull=1#post464513)

Our Handling Consultant Nicolas Hamilton has shared some great ideas for pCARS in his latest blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=455841&viewfull=1#post455841)

A new system to swap tires has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=460105&viewfull=1#post460105)

Content Previews

The Mercedes Benz SLS AMG 6.3 is now available in the development builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Alpha1)&p=454021&viewfull=1#post454021)

LOD & AO work on the 2012 Ruf RGT-8 has continued recently - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12730-2012-Ruf-RGT-8-(PreAlpha)&p=456469&viewfull=1#post456469)

Ralph Hummerich has continued the great texturing 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=455989&viewfull=1#post455989)

Vit Budin has shown off some new grid-girl previews - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2815-NSFW-Grid-Girls-in-Project-Cars.&p=458617&viewfull=1#post458617)

Matt Clark has done plenty of work on the 2009 Ford Focus RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Alpha1)&p=460366&viewfull=1#post460366)

Meanwhile, Daniel Karlsson is working his texturing magic on the cockpit of the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(PreAlpha)&p=463419&viewfull=1#post463419)

Martin Olivera has added windscreen wiper animations to the 2011 Pirault Mega SR Cup 265 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12733-2011-Pirault-Mega-SR-Cup-265-(Alpha1)&p=464658&viewfull=1#post464658)

Fixes & Updates

Engine start & ignition feature work has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=455651&viewfull=1#post455651)

The Oculus Rift SDK has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=457428&viewfull=1#post457428)

An audio bug resulting in muffled on-throttle engine sounds has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=457871&viewfull=1#post457871)

Furthermore, a bug causing missing environmental sound effects has been addressed as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=463140&viewfull=1#post463140)

The player-only slipstream effect has been adjusted back to its previous value - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=457871&viewfull=1#post457871)

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)


Our prototype design contest is still going on! Make sure to check out all the neat designs and maybe submit one yourself! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13443-Prototype-design-contest-List-Of-Entries-in-Post-1)

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)

A great example of working with the pCARS API is Stephan Gauch's excellent upcoming iOS app - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14040-Pcars-APP-for-iOS&p=456813&viewfull=1#post456813)

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

Stefan Ihl
16-05-2013, 16:13
Nice update as usual Rob! :yes:

31-05-2013, 12:21
Decided to wait until the last day of the month to post monthly updates based on your fantastic work here Rob


Umer Ahmad
05-06-2013, 17:25

Rob: how about another one of these? been about 3 long weeks since the last I reckon.