View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS - 2013/13

Rob Prange
10-07-2013, 08:58
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

Starting with this week's Junior build, Project CARS is available via Steam. All info needed on how to get going with Steam can be found in this posting - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15159-Steamworks-builds-now-available)

JonZ has put together an amazing new Project CARS video trailer called "Speed & Sound" that you don't want to miss out on! - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-makes-steam-debut-new-video-trailer/#more-4851)

An improved version of the car setup screen has been added to the latest builds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=505272&viewfull=1#post505272)

The development of the WiiU version of Project CARS has made significant progress lately as outlined by Martin Griffith - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14002-WiiU-Updates-Discussion-Thread&p=509283&viewfull=1#post509283)

Andrew Webber has shared some amazing details on the Flexible Simulation Platform feature - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15126-Flexible-Simulation-Platform)

Our Render Lead Robert Dibley is working on improving the photographic exposure as outlined in his very detailed progress post - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15165-Photographic-Exposure)

The painting template for the 2011 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG is now available for download - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=102495&viewfull=1#post102495)

Darren White has further improved the dynamic time of day system, adding more scale variation to the new clouds - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2286-Dev-TimeCycle-And-Weather-System&p=499039&viewfull=1#post499039)

Nicolas Hamilton has not just provided lots of great feedback as usual lately, he's also shown off some cool photos of his racing setup for every one to check out - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=505871&viewfull=1#post505871)

Meanwhile, Ben Collins has been very busy testing Project CARS as well, make sure to check out his latest feedback blog - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=507401&viewfull=1#post507401)

Content Previews

Ivo Franic has finished the initial modeling work on the 2012 Formula Gulf 1000 as the car has been exported - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000&p=509120&viewfull=1#post509120)

Martin Olivera has added improved windscreen wipers to the 2012 BMW M3 E92 GT4 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13097-2012-BMW-M3-E92-GT4-(Alpha1)&p=505285&viewfull=1#post505285)

In similar news, the 2012 BMW M3 GT2 & 1981 BMW M1 Procar have received a wiper update as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12276-2012-BMW-M3-E92-GT-(Alpha1)&p=503823&viewfull=1#post503823) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?8167-1981-BMW-M1-Procar-(Alpha1)&p=500084&viewfull=1#post500084)

Andreas Moll has done some major work on Derby, based on feedback from Nicolas Hamilton - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9563-Derby&p=498423&viewfull=1#post498423)

Feedback from Nicolas has also helped Luis Barata to do some major changes at Milan GP - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10846-Milan-GP&p=498999&viewfull=1#post498999)

Nicolas has also shared lots of feedback on Besos, helping our track team to make lots of improvements - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4661-Besos&p=503075&viewfull=1#post503075)

Vit Budin has finished work on the press girl character model - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15029-characters-Press&p=508535&viewfull=1#post508535)

Andre Fabris has been hard at work on Azure Circuit, improving many of the trackside details and more - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6809-Azure-Circuit&p=500017&viewfull=1#post500017)

The LODX work on the 2009 Ford Focus RS is making lots of progress in the skilled hands of Matt Clark & Ralph Hummerich - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Alpha1)&p=504516&viewfull=1#post504516)

Luis Barata has improved several sections of Eifelwald based on feedback from our WMD community - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7570-Eifelwald-Track-Discussion-Thread&p=500699&viewfull=1#post500699)

Sven Moll has improved the tree shadin/color at Bologna, Badenring & Northampton - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?53-Bologna&p=499338&viewfull=1#post499338), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3819-Badenring) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1935-Northampton&p=499341&viewfull=1#post499341)

LOD work on the 2012 Mitusbishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(WIP)&p=503079&viewfull=1#post503079)

Fixes & Updates

An improved AIW for Bathurst has been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?823-Bathurst&p=497895&viewfull=1#post497895)

The BMW M1 Procar has received a new suspension geometry alongside plenty of other physics changes - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=498349&viewfull=1#post498349)

The new flash tire with heating model has been added to the Zakspeed Capri Group 5 as well as the Lotus 78 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=499595&viewfull=1#post499595)

The Lotus 98T has received the new flash tire as well - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=504175&viewfull=1#post504175)

A text chat profanity filter has been added to the in-game multiplayer chat - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15167-Text-chat-profanity-filter&highlight=filter)

Groundwork for upcoming weather sounds has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=504330&viewfull=1#post504330)

The Project CARS pitstop feature logic has received several updates - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=498740&viewfull=1#post498740)

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)


besweet has kicked off a pCARS-themed podcast, make sure to listen in! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14754-Official-pCARS-Podcast&p=501019&viewfull=1#post501019)

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!

Bruno Alexandre
10-07-2013, 11:27
Great job Rob!

Dmitry Afanasyev
10-07-2013, 13:51
Just fix the title (2013/13) and it will be perfect. Thanks Rob

Patrick Kulinski
13-07-2013, 10:57
Being without internet during the week, those summaries are worth a whole lot of gold :) Thank you Rob!

Rodrigo Borba
14-07-2013, 06:09
Very nice ! great post !