View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/11

Rob Prange
09-06-2013, 21:15
Lots of very 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

Project CARS will soon be switching to Steam for authentication & build delivery alongside a lot of other features, check out the full announcement for more details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14755-Steamworks-Integration-Announcement)

A major discussion is being discussed within the community regarding whether work on the Xbox 360 & PS3 versions of Project CARS should be stopped in favor of the next-gen versions - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14746-pCARS-platforms.)

Members also got to vote on which DRM method should be used for the PC version of Project CARS, cast your vote if you haven't done so yet - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/poll.php?pollid=136)

A brand new & highly-sophisiticated throttle system has been introduced with the latest build - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=482589&viewfull=1#post482589)

Matt Griffiths has done some great progress on the WiiU renderer that is part of the WiiU version work for Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14002-WiiU-Updates-Discussion-Thread&p=483074&viewfull=1#post483074)

Our sound designer Greg Hill has posted a quite extensive audio update on various cars - Click here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=479898&viewfull=1#post479898)

Paul Hudak has made lots of progress on the Race Weekend Design work as shown in his progress reports - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12596-Project-CARS-Race-Weekend-Design&p=474634&viewfull=1#post474634)

Our Handling Consultants Nic Hamilton & Ben Collins have been as busy as ever, make sure to check out their latest feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=473117&viewfull=1#post473117) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=482386&viewfull=1#post482386)

Content Previews

Lots of work has been going on at Project CARS' recent track addition: Fort Felix - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14787-Fort-Felix)

Ralph Hummerich is making splendid progress on texturing the 1967 Ford Mk IV - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=480596&viewfull=1#post480596)

Daniel Karlsson has been working his texturing magic on the cockpit of the 1980 Ford Capri Zakspeed Group 5 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6663-1980-Ford-Capri-Zakspeed-Group-5-(PreAlpha)&p=478434&viewfull=1#post478434)

Our Vehicle Artist Matt Clark has continued his great work on the 2009 Ford Focus RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Alpha1)&p=475281&viewfull=1#post475281)

New details & fixes have been added to Azure Circuit - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6809-Azure-Circuit&p=475431&viewfull=1#post475431)

Ivo Franic has been plugging away on the 2012 Formula Gulf 1000 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000&p=469260&viewfull=1#post469260)

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG has received plenty of new details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12732-2011-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-(Alpha1)&p=473727&viewfull=1#post473727)

Lots of work has been done to Northampton Classic, another recent addition to Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14562-Northampton-Classic)

Fixes & Updates

A critical update for the Project CARS API has been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7692-pCars-SDK-API&p=480002&viewfull=1#post480002)

Improved tire models for the Lotus 49 & Ford GT40 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=479052&viewfull=1#post479052) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=480026&viewfull=1#post480026)

Furthermore, the Lotus 98T & Lotus 78 have received updated tires as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=481226&viewfull=1#post481226)

Meanwhile, the Formula B has received a new tire version with a very early version of tire wear enabled, allowing flat spotting of the tires - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=479285&viewfull=1#post479285)

Several changes for the Race Weekend UI have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=478847&viewfull=1#post478847)

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)

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