View Full Version : This Week in Project CARS 2013/15

Rob Prange
09-08-2013, 00:18
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

Stephen Viljoen has outlined the design of the Formula Gulf & Formula Rookie championships within Project CARS' career mode - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15404-Formula-Gulf-1000-design-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15423-Formula-Rookie-design-Career-Championships-amp-Race-Weekend-Format)

Our Audio team has implemented a first pass of a major new feature - Directional audio - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=531938&viewfull=1#post531938)

Get your paint brush out as painting templates for the 1967 Ford Mk IV, the 2012 Formula Gulf FG100, the 2010 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG and the 2012 Ruf RGT-8 are now available - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?3169-Paint-Templates-Download&p=73623&viewfull=1#post73623)

Nicolas Hamilton has been providing some excellent feedback regarding the BMW M3 GT2 and other aspects of the current developments in his latest feedback blogs - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11081-Nic-s-Thread&p=530817&viewfull=1#post530817)

Needless to say that Ben Collins has been busy as well, providing with plenty of in-depth feedback in his latest posting - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1256-Collated-feedback-from-The-St...-Ben-Collins.&p=521171&viewfull=1#post521171)

An early first pass of the Team Engineer system has been enabled - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=526025&viewfull=1#post526025)

Mouse Steering is now available as an additional control method - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=527900&viewfull=1#post527900)

Content Previews

Four beautiful liveries from the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours have been added for the 1967 Ford Mk IV - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?6661-1967-Ford-Mk-IV-(PreAlpha)&p=532191&viewfull=1#post532191)

Work on the 1991 Mercedes Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 DTM has started - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15615-1991-Mercedes-Benz-190E-2.5-16-Evolution-2-DTM-(WIP)&p=531947&viewfull=1#post531947)

Michal Beran has done some amazing terrain work on Bannochbrae - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14787-Bannochbrae&p=527273&viewfull=1#post527273)

Lots of community-painted liveries for the 2012 BMW M3 E92 GT4 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13097-2012-BMW-M3-E92-GT4-(Alpha1)&p=530319&viewfull=1#post530319)

Our vehicle team is still hard at work on the 2012 Ruf RGT-8 as shown in new previews - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12730-2012-Ruf-RGT-8-(PreAlpha)&p=526431&viewfull=1#post526431)

Volusia Raceway has recently been equipped with some mighty grandstands - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15416-Volusia&p=523711&viewfull=1#post523711)

The 2012 Formula Gulf FG1000 now comes with a fully-working cockpit display - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5576-2012-Formula-Gulf-1000-(PreAlpha)&p=527490&viewfull=1#post527490)

JF Bouchard has made great progress on the LOD work on the 1991 BMW M3 E30 Group A - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9262-1991-BMW-M3-E30-GroupA-(Alpha1)&p=531836&viewfull=1#post531836)

Work on Derby continues as our track team is busy improving the British track based on the latest reference materials - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9563-Derby&p=527957&viewfull=1#post527957)

Fixes & Updates

Our Audio team has been incredibly busy, checking in improvements for various cars - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=525030&viewfull=1#post525030), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=525673&viewfull=1#post525673), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=530527&viewfull=1#post530527), Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=530690&viewfull=1#post530690) & Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?89-Car-Audio&p=531869&viewfull=1#post531869)

First-pass trackside replay cameras have been added to the Belgian Forest Karting track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?10106-Belgian-Forest-Karting-Circuit&p=525938&viewfull=1#post525938)

LODX wheels have been added to the 2009 Ford Focus RS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12425-2009-Ford-Focus-RS-(Beta1)&p=530159&viewfull=1#post530159)

Cockpit animations have been added to the 2011 BAC Mono - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?2488-2011-BAC-Mono-(Beta1)&p=528431&viewfull=1#post528431)

The dedicated server has been updated to a new version - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?9879-Dedicated-Server-updates&p=529875&viewfull=1#post529875)

Minigaps at Bathurst and other small issues have been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?823-Bathurst&p=527924&viewfull=1#post527924)

Several physics changes have been added to the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3, the Pagani Zonda R and the GT Slick Greenflash - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=532523&viewfull=1#post532523)

The kart has received a tire model & FFB update as outlined by Andrew Weber - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15632-CPFT-Week-4-Kart-Belgian-Forest-Kart&p=531827&viewfull=1#post531827)

Test & Report Feedback

The Car Physics Focus Testing events have been launched, make sure to try all three of them and share your feedback in the physics forum! - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15314-Car-Physics-Focus-Testing-(CPFT)-Weekly-Announcement-Thread.)

Which type of laps should qualify to be put on the leaderbords? Vote Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15448-Leaderboard-Lap-Times-What-Session-Types-Should-Qualify)


Denis Mylnikov has put together an extensive tutorial on how to long-exposure screenshots with Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?15488-How-to-create-long-exposure-shots-56K-WARNING)

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)

Make sure to check out the pCARS API forum for several cool Project CARS apps that have recently been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?97-pCARS-API-Discussion)

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

Aldo Zampatti
09-08-2013, 02:42
oh neat collection! thanks Rob!

Patrick Kulinski
09-08-2013, 23:19

09-08-2013, 23:49
Thank you!

11-08-2013, 13:04
Sorry guys, but i did not find a topic for this: my pcars doesn't update since i use the steam. I can play online but no update. I played last time yestarday. Any suggestion?

11-08-2013, 13:08
Sorry guys, but i did not find a topic for this: my pcars doesn't update since i use the steam. I can play online but no update. I played last time yestarday. Any suggestion?


11-08-2013, 13:43
Oh, thanks!

Alejandro Gorgal
14-08-2013, 00:14
Thank you for this, I really dont have any time to check the forums anymore and this is a great help :)

Paul Raymond
15-08-2013, 04:55
Thank you, please keep up the good work!